Artist lineup to be announced in February

After many months of searching for the best artists to headline at this years Festival you will be glad to know we are finally nearly at the stage of being able to tell you, our faithful friends, what this years lineup will be. A press release and announcement will be made in Febraury and we do hope you will be as excited as we are with this years lineup.


We are pleased to announce that P&O FERRIES will remain OFFICIAL SPONSOR of the Dalriada Festival in 2012. We are indebted to P&O for their continued support and look forward to the year ahead. More information on next years Festival to be released soon.

Dalriada up for Fans Favourite Festival Award at the 2011 UK FESTIVAL AWARDS

Hi folks, its been a long time since we posted a NEWS ITEM. But we are back and well ahead in next years event. In the meantime, PLEASE VOTE FOR US as we have been nominated for the Fans Favourite Festival Award at this years UK FESTIVAL AWARDS. Go to ,register your details, and you will see us listed under the FANS FAVOURITE FESTIVAL AWARD. Every time you register your VOTE you will be in with a chance to WIN TWO TICKETS to all the WINNING FESTIVALS next year. What a prize!! So PLEASE GET VOTING NOW!!!!!!

Seven Thirty Show Special from the Dalriada Festival

Make sure you all tune in to UTV tonight at 7.30pm for our UTV Special from the Dalriada Festival. Tina Campbell and Malachy Cush will be taking you on a journey through the different attractions that took place throughout the Festival weekend so get your SKY PLUS ready should you be wanting to record the show. Enjoy!!!!

Like us on Facebook and be part of our 2012 Artist Search

With the Dalriada Festival 2011 now over YOU can be part of the organising process for Dalriada 2012. With our Artist search for 2012 about to be begin why not LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE where you can have a say on who you think should be on the MAIN STAGE next year. Click on the FACEBOOK tab on the top right of this website and LIKE our page to keep up to date with all the bizz in preparing for 2012.

Thanks to everyone

We are all quite sad!!!! Dalriada Festival is now OVER and what a fantastic weekend it was. Although there was rain showers, it did not dampen the Festival one bit. Thanks to everyone who came along and supported us for Year 1. Believe it or not we are already starting to look at dates for Dalriada 2012. All the photos and video highlights from the Festival will be available from this website soon so keep checking back. Remember to tune into UTV's 'THE SEVEN THIRTY SHOW' this Thursday night at 7.30pm for our Dalriada Special. Not to be missed!!!! Thanks again everyone.


This is it!!! Only 24hours to go until GATES OPEN for the GENERAL FIASCO CONCERT at the Dalriada Festival, followed by the MAIN EVENTS on Saturday and Sunday and again Concerts and Fireworks at night. We are all really excited and things are beginning to take shape. You will not be disappointed. There is so much on offer and the entire team involved, including the all important providers, have worked tirelessly on site for the past 3 weeks to ensure you have a memorable time with us. Remember you can PURCHASE TICKETS for the CONCERTS or MAIN FIELD at the GATE on Event Days. See you all very very soon and have fun!!!

Ticket Postage Deadline

With only a few days to go until the Dalriada Festival TICKETS purchased after today will not be posted but can be COLLECTED from the Ticket Box Office located at the Concert Zone or the Admissions Gate in the Main Field, upon arriving at the actual Festival. Remember by purchasing tickets online you will benefit from our online discount so don't miss out on this fantastic offer. Alternatively you can PAY AT THE GATE for access to either the CONCERTS or the MAIN FIELD were the Highland Games and main attractions etc. will take place. The MAIN FIELD and CONCERT ZONE is beginning to look great and you are sure to be thoroughly entertained throughout the weekend, whether it be sunny, rain, hail, wind or even snow!!!! We look forward to seeing you all this weekend.


The Dalriada Festival Map is now live!!! Please go to Programme of Events under EVENTS on the above navigation bar to find out all thats happening at the Festival and where at!!! With just over 1 week to go things are taking shape with regards setup. We will try and upload some pictures of the setup to date over the next few days.


Why not follow us on Twitter for all the latest bizz surrounding the Dalriada Festival. With only 10 days to go things are starting to take shape down at Glenarm. It may be raining this week but fingers crossed next week will be FANTASTIC!/DalriadaFest