Indulge your passion for flowers and gardening at BLOOMFEST this May Bank Holiday Weekend at Glenarm Castle. Bring all the family and enjoy a fun-filled weekend with lots to see and do.

Admire the thousands of colourful tulips and spring flowers on display within the Walled Garden, courtesy of Bloms Bulbs, winners of 66 Gold Medals from RHS Chelsea Flower Show. There will be expert advice on hand from professional gardeners, and staff from Bloms Bulbs will also be available to discuss all your bulb requirements for the coming season.

Other attractions will include live music, an array of craft stalls & exhibitions, food and drink, children's entertainment and much more.

PLUS everyone’s favourite bear PADDINGTON™ will be making personal appearances at intervals on Sunday 6th May.

Glenarm Castle will be open to the public for guided tours on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May, from 11.30am - 4.30pm. Tours leave from the Walled Garden via the Glenarm Road Train approximately every 20 minutes.


WHEN: 5th, 6th & 7th May (May Bank Holiday Weekend)
WHERE: Glenarm Castle, Glenarm, Co.Antrim, BT44 0BQ
GATES: 10:00am – 5:00pm
ADMISSION: Admission applies. See tickets section.
DOGS: Are not permitted in the Walled Garden but are allowed on a lead in other outdoor areas of the event.
DIRECTIONS: Sat Nav is BT44 OBQ (Lat 54.9 Lon -5.9) and there will be additional AA signage on the days of the event.
PLEASE NOTE – there is no facility to hire wheel chairs or mobility scooters at this event.


Saturday 5th May

Sunday 6th May

Monday 7th May


Are you interested in trading or exhibiting at Bloomfest? We are particularly looking for trade stands that are specific to horticulture, gardening, crafts and local food/drink.

Please submit your Expression of Interest below and we will be in touch.

Please note we choose traders carefully to ensure we have the correct balance and variety best suited to the event.

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