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The Auld Lammas Fair takes place annually in Ballycastle on the last Monday and Tuesday of August. The Lammas Fair traditionally attracts thousands of people and features, among other attractions, a large street market. Council regulates street trading for stalls at the Lammas Fair in accordance with the Street Trading Act (N.I.) 2001 and issue street trading licences for stationary pitches and mobile traders on sections of the following designated streets:

  • Ann Street – arts, crafts & speciality foods only.
  • Beechwood Avenue
  • Clare Street
  • Glentaisie Drive
  • Leyland Road
  • Market Street
  • Quay Road
  • Seafront
  • The Diamond

Anyone interested in trading at the Fair should complete the Lammas Fair Waiting List Application form providing as much detail as possible. A new waiting list is created every year so traders must apply annually.  Council will contact traders from the waiting list to offer a trading pitch if there is availability.

Please note that it is the responsibility of the trader to provide their own stall and any required power supply. Council provides gazebos for pitches on the arts, crafts & speciality food section on Ann Street only.

For further information on street trading at the Lammas Fair contact Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council, Ballymoney Office, Riada House, 14 Charles Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6DZ on 028 2766 0216 or email escoleraine@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk