Muff Festival 2017 kicks off with our Festival Queen and Mayoral Results on Friday Aug 4th in The Squealin Pig. The Teddy Bear’s Picnic this year see’s a change in entertainment with a Punch n’ Judy Show and Parky the Magician in residence!
Saturday 5th August ~ Muff Festival, Inishowen
Field events get underway on Saturday from 10am with the craft fair running all day. Events include include; Its a Knockout, The Great Muff Bakeoff, Pet Show, Junior Talent, Rosebud/Junior Rose/Teen Rose will be happening in the field on Saturday.
Free pony rides will be happening in the field on Saturday and we are also very excited to have Corbally farm in the field all day who will have a range of animals for kids to see.
We have a unique combination of hula hooping and circus skills in our free workshop on Saturday afternoon – one not to be missed!
Muff Red Cross will be hosting a campaign focusing on positive mental health and anti-bullying.
Saturday evening rounds off with Battle of the Bands followed by a disco with resident DJ Ois-Bosh.
Sunday 6th August ~ Muff Festival, Inishowen
Sunday morning is an early start – our very popular lap of the Foyle cycle event leaves the village @9am sharp! Lenamore stables will be hosting their annual gymkhana beginning 12pm. Field events get off to a relaxing start at 12pm with some gentle yoga (suitable for total beginners) followed by the fabulous Encore Contemporary Choir.
Our traditional events begin at 1.30 starting with Fancy Dress Parade accompanied by our own Muff Youth Accordion Band, this is followed by the most difficult competition – the Bonny Baby 🙂 Growing in popularity every year the Horseshoes will begin at 3pm.
All field races for all ages begin at 3pm and include a range of novelty events. There is a free workshop to learn about growing your own veg -suitable for all ages with free takeaway pot.
The very popular Wife-Carrying event takes place after the races – win your partners weight in beer!
The beautiful Songs of Praise event takes place in the Church of Ireland at 6pm – all very welcome.
Sunday evening entertainment continues with the Lorry Pulling event in McKenna’s car park and the Open Air Ceili in the festival field…..exhausted!
Muff Red Cross will also be hosting a first aid session in the field, Birds of Prey will be on display and fortune telling going on. There will be bouncy castles, slides, games, side shows, disco domes and anything else we can pack in, in the field all weekend! Come out and enjoy a fabulous weekend in Muff Village!
Come along for a fun family time. Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mufffestival.com