Larne Arts Festival 2019

Friday 7 June 2019 to Wednesday 26 June 2019
Various locations in Larne

A fortnight of creative activity featuring the annual carnival parade, live music and performance in various venues around Larne. Local schools will be helping to bring colour to the streets of Larne with individually designed lamppost banners.

This festival was supported through financial assistance from the Executive Office as part of the Together Building United Community.

You can view and download the programme below.


Important Information

Saturday 08 June , Larne Town Centre

The Larne parade will leave Larne Market Yard at 3pm, moving onto Station Road, Circular Road, Quay Street, Main Street, High Street returning to Larne Market Yard.

There a number of free and paid for car parks within Larne Town centre all within easy reach of the parade route. Traffic will be stopped to facilitate parade along this route, but roads will remain open.

Sunday 09 June, Larne Town Park, Glenarm road, Larne, BT40 1EE

Larne Town Park is situated on Glenarm Road.
There is a limited number of car parking spaces on site and members of the public are encouraged to make use of town centre car parks were a Free Shuttle Bus service will be in operation from 12.30pm-6pm.

The buses will pick up every half hour as follows:

Bus One Route = Dunnes (Main Street) – The Roddens – Antiville Road – Linn Road – (Craigyhill) Killyglen Road – Ballycraigy Road – Old Glenarm Road – Branch Road – Coast Road – Town Park – Dunnes (Main Street)

Bus Two Route = Dunnes (Main Street) – The Roddens – Greenland Road – (Seacourt) Old Glenarm Road - Branch Road – Coast Road – Town Park – Dunnes (Main Street)

All buses are wheelchair and pram friendly.

There will be resident vehicle only access via Bank Head Lane to ensure a clear emergency exit route throughout the event.

Age Restrictions

All ages are welcome to the festival, but anyone under 16 must come with an adult who is at least 18. Under 13s must be with an adult at all times.


Larne Town Centre and Larne Town Park is an open-air venue, so might be best to bring an umbrella or raincoat just in case!