23rd-24th September 2017

Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm



Visit a fabulous showcase of the very best of local artisan producers! Our local food companies will have a huge range of products for you to sample and purchase, including;

  • Granny Shaws Fudge 
  • Erne Larder Preserves 
  • Baked In Belfast 
  • Chocolate Fountains WPM 
  • Tasty Wee Numbers Home Bakery 
  • Cavanagh Free Range Eggs 
  • Erin Grove 
  • Red Dog Artisan Food 
  • Papas Mineral Co 
  • Barry John Sausages 
  • Lough Erne Cakes 
  • Kennedy Bacon 
  • Castlescreen Farm 
  • Mr Muffin Man
  • The Jolly Sandwich
  • Boatyard Distillery
  • Foster's Chocolates
  • Ballyriff Beef
  • Sperrin Speciality Coffee

Local crafters will also be showcasing their products to Festival goers, including;

  • Inspried by Astrid
  • Les Papillons


The food court will be home to a variety of food to go stalls including;

  • Linen Hill Kitchen 
  • Glaze & Roll 
  • The Morelli Pod 
  • Joebella Coffee
  • Paddy Paella
  • Phair Grills
  • Dollakis



Cookery demonstrations will be running throughout the day with demonstrations from celebrity chefs as well as many local restauranteurs!

Saturday 23 September:




Damien Sheerin

Resident Chef at Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges


Gavin Cassidy

Resident Chef at Westville Hotel


Paula McIntyre

Local Celebrity Chef


Sunday 24 September:




Declan O’Donoghue

Chef & Owner of Erne Larder Preserves


Noel McMeel

Executive Head Chef at Lough Erne Resort


Stephen Greenwood

Resident Chef at Manor House Country Hotel


During the festival, there will be a range of water based activities on offer including canoeing sessions provided by Erne Paddlers (2 sessions each day on a first come basis at 2.00pm-3.00pm and 3.30pm-4.30pm) and tours on board Erne Water Taxi (Saturday & Sunday at 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm & 4.00pm on first come basis).

Other activities available over the weekend include:

  • Face painting by G Meade Face Painting
  • Fantastic Street Entertainers - "In Your Space Circus" and Heroes Hire
  • Balloon modelling by Britain’s Got Talent star, Ryan Tracey
  • Full Bar Service provided by The Giddy Box
  • Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark activities for all the family
  • Lough Erne Heritage will be in attendance giving talks and demonstrations
  • Activities by the National Trust
  • A programme of musical entertainment providing a foot tapping ambience


A programme of musical entertainment providing a foot tapping ambience throughout the weekend.

Saturday 23th September



12noon- 1.30pm

Dromore CCE

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Performance by Heroes Hire

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Church Hill Silver Band


Sunday 24th September



12noon – 1.30pm

Ballinamallard Accordian Band

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Omagh CCE

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Fermanagh Concert Band


Entry to the Festival also allows festival goers the opportunity to visit the museums and galleries at Enniskillen Castle at no additional cost. 




As Wellington Place car park will be reserved for Festival Traders and blue badge holders, it is recommended that patrons wishing to attend the festival should park in Castle Place Car Park, off Wellington Road adjacent to Fermanagh House.