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Sea Bangor

Bangor Seafront, Quay Street Car Park and Eisenhower Pier, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5ED
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The Sea Bangor festival will mark the 80th Anniversary of The D-Day Landing.  The sea front will take on a distinctly holiday atmosphere with a 1940's themed programme.   

There will be lots of maritime fun - enjoy kids’ activities at the beach area, funfair rides and entertainment throughout the weekend.

Pick up your City Centre Passport to enjoy lots of fun at locations around the city centre. Passports are available from 11:00 - 17:00 at Bangor Visitor Information Centre, Quay Street, the Visitor Information Caravan at the entrance to the event site or in any of the participating businesses.  

The sensational Soda Popz, featuring Bangor singers Michelle and Matt Forsythe and local musicians, bring their high energy, nostalgic Rock'n'Roll show to the seafront this June, offering an authentic tribute to the fabulous hits of the 1940s/40s. 

Leading Ladies, Northern Ireland’s Premier Vocal Harmony Trio will also be performing.  Award-winning singers, Michelle Baird, Ceara Grehan and Lynne McAllister have brought their rich voices, unique harmonies and versatility to the stage as The Leading Ladies for twenty years, performing a broad range of musicals styles including classical, celtic, musical theatre, vintage swing and everything in between! 

Head to Eisenhower Pier to watch some fantastic food demo’s at the Demo Kitchen where chefs from the local college, SERC, will be creating tasty dishes using fresh local produce to give you inspiration to take home and try for yourself!

Pick up some delicious treats from a range of local food and drink stalls, hot food trucks, ice-cream, and even an outdoor bar.

Browse and buy at the two-day Craft Fair showcasing artisan producers. There will be Giant games within The Old Market House, some fun for all the family.

Row, row, row your boat…at Sea Bangor Festival’s popular annual Rowing Competition. Come along and support local teams engage in a bit of friendly rivalry and compete for the cup!

Bangor Bay D-day Boat TripDo you know about the crucial role Bangor had to play in preparation for the D-Day Normandy Landings? Step aboard the Ocean Crest as we commemorate 80 years of this momentous time in history with a guided tour of Bangor Bay.

It will be the perfect weekend to soak up some maritime fun in the City of Bangor by the sea.


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Sea Bangor is a free to attend event, Passport activities are also free, but are subject to change and availability. Costs may apply to some event activities.

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Road Directions

By car - Allow plenty of time for your journey. If you are travelling by car follow directional road signs to Bangor City Centre, and check out what car parking is available in the city (free and charged). 

Car parking | Ards and North Down Borough Council

Quay Street Car Park will be closed from Tuesday 28 May, reopening on Wednesday 5 June to allow for set up and take down of the event.


Public Transport Directions

Public transport - nearest rail and bus station is Bangor, located in the City Centre, approx 10 minute walk from the seafront down/up a slight incline. For information on timetables, visit

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