The 18th Lough Rynn Harvest Festival & Vintage takes place on Sunday September 2nd and is returning to its spiritual home of Lough Rynn Castle Estate & Gardens. The annual festival which is organised by Bornacoola Development Association was officially launched today along with the programme of activities for the festival.
Vintage enthusiasts, crafts lovers and country music fans all have something to look forward to this September 2nd.
The annual vintage display will feature cars motorbikes and agricultural machinery, there will be a threshing display as well as a series of craft stands and demonstrations. There is also a wide range of entertainment for people of all ages and taste’s with country legend TR Dallas, Street Theatre, Hot Air Balloon demonstration, Helicopter rides, Shuttle Bus simulator and much much more.
As part of the festival’s return to the Lough Rynn Castle Estate, added features this year include guided tours of the Lough Rynn walled gardens, BBQ Pig and full bar facilities. Admission is €10 per adult, €5 for Students and children under the age of 12 are FREE.
Speaking at the official launch of the 2012 Lough Rynn Harvest Festival & Vintage Day, Festival Chairman John McGuinness said, “We are thrilled to be back in the Lough Rynn Castle Estate for the festival and we would like to thank the Management and staff at Lough Rynn Castle Hotel for been so accommodating.
“The setting of Lough Rynn adds so much to the festival itself and we are sure that our return ‘home’ will add an extra dimension for all those who plan to attend on Sunday 2nd September.
“This year’s festival line up aims to provide an interesting and fun day for all the family and we believe our ticket prices provide real value for a family looking to spend a day together enjoying the best of vintage, arts & crafts as well as music and entertainment.”
Commenting Ciaran Reidy, Lough Rynn Castle Hotel said, “It’s fitting that the Lough Rynn Harvest Festival & Vintage Day should return to its original home and we are delighted to be involved in the hosting of the festival.
“The festival and its attractions have a tradition of drawing large crowds and we hope that the additional elements we can bring to this year’s festival will add to the day and to the experience for those who attend.
“The management and the staff at Lough Rynn Castle Hotel are all very much looking forward to the first Sunday in September.”
For further information find us on facebook: Lough Rynn Harvest Festival & Vintage Day.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.