Holidays&Travel

Newry hosts City of Merchants Festival September 29 - October 1

Newry is hosting a festival this weekend which will be jam packed with fun, arts, food, drink and fireworks.

The City of Merchants Festival runs from Friday September 29 until Sunday October 1 and celebrates Newry's maritime and industrial heritage.

One of the highlights is a fireworks display set to music which will be staged in the Albert Basin at 8.30pm on Saturday.

On top of that there will be a tall shop at the quays from 5pm on Saturday, a ceili tent, floating stage with live music, whiskey tasting tour and a bake off at Bagenal’s Castle.

For more information on City of Merchants visit www.visitmournemountains.co.uk/CityofMerchants or  www.facebook.com/VisitMourneMountains and www.twitter.com/VisitMourne.  

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