Categories: Family FunEvents

There’s loads to do for families with little kids, older kids, and teens this Bank Holiday in Mourne, Gullion and Strangford so here’s a wee taster. 

Smileys Sunflower Field will be open 11am until 8pm daily until Saturday 3 September.

Tom Duffy's Circus will have performances in Kilkeel (Greencastle Road) until Wednesday 24 August and Newcastle (Dundrum Road) from Thursday 25 to Mon 29 August. Tickets can be pre booked online from

Iúr Cinn Fleadh is an annual traditional Irish music and community festival based in Newry City.

From Thursday August 25 to Monday August 29 2022, find music, arts and amazing events. 

Make the most of the last week of summer at Castle Ward and make the most of their 'Come out and Play' sport trails. 

Strangford Festival 2022, with a host of family fun activities in Strangford from Friday 24 to Monday 29 August. 

Cabert and Dance at The Burrendale Hotel, Country Club and Spa

Excitement is building for Back from the Boley, check out the full programme below.  

Back to School Bash at Mountpanther this Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August

Celebrate living history at the Magnus Barelegs Viking Festival 2022.

On the hill of Delamont, over looking the shores of Strangford Lough get ready for battle.

Clann Uí hUiginn (Higgins Clan) are a contemporary Irish Traditional music group from Downpatrick, County Down who will perform at Denvir's Coaching Inn on Sunday 28 August 2022

Newry Water Festival takes place from 12pm – 4pm on Monday 29 August offering a host of FREE Water and Land Based sports activities.

I Spy Summer... At Down County Musuem from 10.30am to 3pm on Monday 29 August

Visit Newry and Mourne Museum, we’re hosting a shield arts and crafts workshop themed around heraldry and family coats of arms for children aged 5 to 11.

The countdown is on to Ladies Day at Downpatrick Race Course on Bank Holiday, Monday 29 August. Turnstiles open at 12noon, with First Race at 1.50pm and Last Race at 5.20pm

Plan ahead...

Halloween is coming... Book now for Halloween Extravaganza at Mountpanther

Finding the Cailleach Bhiorra at Bluebell Lane Glamping...

Book early to avoid disappointment!

If you are out and about in Visit Mourne this Bank Holiday please share your adventures with us by tagging us @VisitMourne and #VisitMourne.