Events at Ballyness

Where Every Occasion Becomes a Cherished Memory

Events & Occasions

Corporate Events

Elevate your corporate events with Ballyness premier facilities and stunning natural surroundings. Our versatile venues and top-tier amenities cater to conferences, team-building retreats and executive meetings, ensuring a seamless and inspiring experience.

Gala Dinners

Host an unforgettable gala dinner at Ballyness, where elegance and sophistication meet unparalleled service. Our exquisite event spaces, adorned with tasteful décor, provide the perfect setting for a night of celebration and fine dining. Enjoy gourmet cuisine crafted by our talented catering partners.


Celebrate your formal event in style at Ballyness, where sophistication & luxury create an unforgettable experience. Our elegant ballrooms and meticulously landscaped gardens provide the perfect backdrop for formal events, with personalised event planning, exquisite catering, and impeccable service, we ensure every detail is flawlessly executed. Make your formal event truly special at Ballyness, where memorable moments are crafted with elegance and care.

Hen Parties

Celebrate your special occasion with an unforgettable hen party at Ballyness. Nestled in serene surroundings, our venue offers a unique blend of relaxation and adventure. Enjoy cosy accommodations in our charming shepherd's huts, rejuvenate with our luxurious saunas and ice baths, and create lasting memories with a delightful BBQ night. Whether you're looking for a tranquil escape or a vibrant gathering, Ballyness provides the perfect backdrop for the perfect hen party !

Christmas & Staff Parties

Celebrate the festive season in style with a Christmas party or staff event at Ballyness. Our beautifully decorated venues and warm, inviting atmosphere provide the perfect backdrop for holiday cheer and team camaraderie. Enjoy delectable seasonal menus, crafted by our award winning catering partner, and a variety of entertainment options to keep the festivities lively. Whether it’s a company-wide celebration or an intimate team gathering, Ballyness ensures a memorable and joyous holiday experience for all.

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St Patricks Day Parade


17th Mar 2020

Derry Jazz Festival

The North West had the feelgood factor over the Bank Holiday weekend as upwards of 70,000 revellers were jumping and jiving at the City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival. The festival welcomed both new acts and new audiences, including 80’s icon Marc Almond headlining on Friday night, Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Motown Gold and Kitty La Roar, with streets, squares and venues all over the city filled with everything from jazz and blues to swing and rock.

7th – 11th May 2020

The International North West 200

The International North West 200 is Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event. The first event’s organisers could not have imagined how the event would grow over the years. In 1964, the North West 200 event was handed over to the Coleraine & District Motor Club Ltd who continues to run the event today.


Foyle Maritime Festival

Derry City and Strabane District Council is delighted to announce that The Foyle Maritime Festival is set to take place from Saturday 25th July until Sunday 02nd August 2020 The event will feature the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race as part of its international programme of events, making it the fifth consecutive Clipper Race that the city has hosted. Come and see why the legacy of the Foyle Maritime Festival has earned it the reputation between crews past and present for being the penultimate stop over despite fierce competition from other host cities like Cape Town, Seattle and New York among others. With a range of keynote events, live performances, visiting ships and boats as well as water activities, food trails and animated zones it’s no wonder that this award winning, nine day maritime extravaganza is one of the most eagerly anticipated events taking place in Northern Ireland in 2020.

25th Jul - 02nd Aug 2020

Waterside Half Marathon

The 38th Waterside Half Marathon returns to the city on Sunday 1st September. Starting in Ebrington Square, the route will once again take runners across the river to the cityside, showcasing our parks, greenways and bridges before finishing at St Columb’s Park. Location: St Columb’s Park, Limavady Road, Derry~Londonderry Distance: 13.1 miles Start: Ebrington Square Finish: St Columb’s Park Time: 10:00

1st Sep 2019

Culture Night

Culture Night has become one of the highlights of our events calendar. It is the evening each year when arts and cultural organisations throughout Ireland open their doors to the public with special or extended night time events, all offered free of charge.

20th Sep 2019

Legendary Motor Show

7th Annual Legenderry Motor Show in St Columb's Park, Derry/Londonderry on Sun 29th Sept in aid of Northern Irish Cancer Care. All types of cars, bikes, tractors, vans and trucks welcome.

29th Sep 2019

Slow Food Festival

The best of local, clean, fair food is on the menu as the Slow Food Festival returns. Slow Food is a global, grassroots organisation that promotes true enjoyment of good food with the commitment to community and the environment – this FREE major two-day celebration showcases the best of local, clean, fair food from across the North West. The Festival features a Slow Food Harvest Market, talks & demos, tours and tastings, street food, family fun and much more!

12th - 13th Oct 2019

Halloween Derry City

'BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN' Named as the best place in the WORLD to celebrate Halloween, nowhere does it quite like Derry. With over 125 events across seven days, there is no better place to be this October. The week long-festival caters for all holiday makers, and is the number spot to get into the spirit of things this year.

26th Oct – 1st Nov 2019

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