Events near you: Northern Ireland

National Playday

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 1-3pm
Venue: V36 Adventure Playground Sixmilewater River Park Play Area
Contact: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Open to the public: Yes

Join us to celebrate National Play Day on Wednesday 7 August at V36 and Sixmilewater Park.

Sixmilewater Park


Assault Course

Kite building

Den building


Messy Play

Face painting

Assault Course

Football skills

All activities are FREE!

Get outside & play!

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 9am - 5pm
Venue: Fermanagh Omagh Council area
Contact: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Open to the public: Yes

Wednesday 7 August is National Play Day, and we urge the citizens of Fermanagh and Omagh to get outside and play. As well as a celebration of children’s right to play, Playday is a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children’s lives.
For more info and ideas about getting out to discover your local area go to

Mid Ulster Council celebrates Playday

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 2-5pm
Venue: Meadowbank Sports Arena, Magherafelt
Contact: Mid Ulster Council
Open to the public: Yes

Bring the kids along on Wednesday 7 August to enjoy lots of free fun and activities as we celebrate Playday 2019! There will be plenty to keep the little ones entertained (3-10 years old) including:

Go Fly your kite drop in sessions
Clay pottery wheel drop in sessions
Jump, Jiggle and Jive
Face painting
Balloon modelling
Treasure hunt
Magic Shows
Dance workshops
Climbing wall
Jungle playground

Play Day with Roe Valley Nature Kids

Date/Time:  14/08/2019 10am to 11.45am
Venue: Woodland setting, Drumrane Rd Limavady, County Derry
Contact: Julie McCloskey
Open to the public: Yes

Play in nature; build dens, nature games, nature art.

National Play Day at The Playtrail

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 11am - 2pm
Venue: BT48 7RE
Contact: Mark Robets
Open to the public: Yes

Messy play session
Red Squirrel Session
Dr Bike Session

National Play Day Celebrations!

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 From 10am
Venue: Marine Gardens, Marine Highway, Carrickfergus
Contact: Denise McVeigh
Open to the public: Yes

The circus is coming to town!

Main event: 11.00am – 3.00pm

Join us for a range of play activities and performances under the big tent.


This will be a more quieter and relaxed esssion for children with specific needs, starting at 10.00am.

Sensory Play

Petting farm


Playday 2019

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 10am - 12pm
Venue: Ormeau Park, Belfast
Contact: Maria McBride
Open to the public: Yes

Join us to celebrate Playday! *FULLY BOOKED*

PlayBoard is holding a Playday event on Wednesday 7 August in Ormeau Park (at Ormeau Road/Embankment junction), Belfast from 10am to 12pm.

We have been delighted with the response to our upcoming Playday event. Unfortunately the event is now fully booked. You can check out your local Council for events happening in your area or go to to download fun activities to try this summer.

The event is a celebration of children’s right to play and we will have lots of fun activities on the day including:

Water play, den building, face painting, dress up, penalty shoot out, story telling, arts and crafts, sensory play, sensory walk, messy play, challenge games, tag rugby and more!

We’re grateful to the following groups for joining with us to deliver this Play Share event:

  • Bloomfield After School & Holiday Club
  • Springers Afterschools – Forthspring Inter Community Group
  • Kidz Club, Enniskillen
  • Toddle in Day Care, Enniskillen
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Venture Kids Belfast
  • Belfast City Council
  • People First
  • An Droichead/Tús Geal
  • St Vincent de Paul Afterschools

Entry is free. Places are limited so please let us know if you would like to attend by emailing with:

1. Name of group (if applicable)
2. Lead staff and contact
3. Number of children expecting to bring

National Play Day

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 2.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Venue: Portadown Peoples Park, 51 Park Road, Portadown, Co Armagh BT62 1DS
Contact: Joan Noade - Play Development Officer, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council
Open to the public: Yes

Play, Crafts & Fun Portadown People’s Park 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Free event

National Play Day

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Venue: Lurgan Park, Windsor Avenue, Lurgan, Craigavon BT67 9BG
Contact: Joan Noade Play Development Officer Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council
Open to the public: Yes

Play, craft and fun activities in Lurgan Park 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Free entry

Lurgan Park National Playday 2019

Date/Time:  07/08/2019 10am
Venue: BT67 9BG
Contact: David Mayers
Open to the public: Yes

Belfast Playbus
Climbing Wall
Arts & Crafts
Face Painting
Balloon Modelling
Fun Games