The FMF will be held from June 27th – 30th 2024 in Derry~Londonderry.

If you are an individual boat owner or part of a boat club and would like more information and advice on berthing at Foyle Marina, please visit: foyleport.com/foyle-port-marina 

For visiting boats, Derry~Londonderry is the ideal base from which to explore the North West of Ireland, the Scottish Island or as a starting point for UK crushing.

Foyle Port Marina also provides the opportunity to discover the cultural heritage of Ireland’s only completely walled city, the delights of the North Antrim Coast and the Giant’s Causeway as well as the rugged beauty of the Inishowen Penninsula and Donegal.

A number of trading opportunities will be available at the FMF both for businesses registered within the DCSDC region and for those outside of it. or all trading information and opportunities, click here.

Yes, the Foyle Maritime Festival is completely free for the public to attend.  There may be some third party events which have a cost but these will all be advertised clearly in the programme.

The Foyle Maritime Festival is free and tickets are not needed.

However, tickets may be required for some other third party events. All ticketed events will be highlighted on the programme.

Yes! There are lots of great value break offers available in our hotels and accommodation providers. Remember, the Festival is extremely popular, and books up fast, so make sure to book early! For more info visit visitderry.com

We design our events to welcome all ages. There will be some attractions that appeal to younger individuals, some to older but the events overall are designed with everyone in mind. 

Foyle Maritime Festival under Derry City & Strabane District Council is committed to ensuring that events are as accessible and inclusive as possible. 

If you are interested in any sponsorship opportunities, simply email sponsorship@derrystrabane.com and a member of the team will get back to you.

Derry is located in the stunning North West of Ireland, the charming city of Derry~Londonderry is very accessible by air, sea, rail, bus and road. For more information visit: Getting here

The Foyle Maritime Festival offers plenty of car parking and accessible parking, which will be available to the website closer to the Festival time.

Motor Home parking is available to book now at foylemaritime.com/motorhomes

The firework display will take place on Saturday 29th June. They will commence at 10:45pm and end at 11pm sharp.