8th May 2023

Northern Ireland’s largest agri-food event is back as the 154th Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank returns to the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn from Wednesday 10th May – Saturday 13th May 2023.

As always, the Show prides itself on offering something for everyone; from prize winning livestock, an unrivalled array of trade stands, the mouth-watering NI Food & Drink Pavilion showcasing the very best of local produce as well as a wide range of family entertainment and attractions, this spectacular agri-food Show is not to be missed!

The Show is a fantastic day out for families. A new addition this year is the Animal Magic Kingdom, sure to be popular with children, they can see cute and cuddly animals as well as snakes and reptiles. There is exciting entertainment in the Main Arena across the four days, from a Quad Stunt Show and Army Parachute team to name a few highlights. 

The Eikon Shopping Village has everything a shopper could need from crafts, tourism, toys, food, clothing, jewelry, beauty, health & wellbeing and so much more. New to this year’s Show is The Makers Market within the Eikon Shopping Village. This welcome addition is specifically for crafters and artisan makers to showcase their products.
With livestock remaining at the heart of the Show, the Show welcomes entries from over 3000 head of livestock across all livestock, equine and showjumping classes.

Rhonda Geary, Operations Director commented “The countdown to this year’s Show is on, we can’t wait to welcome visitors through the gates over four jam packed days. The Show promises to be a fun-filled day out, with so much to see and do.  Whether you’re looking for family fun, fantastic food or the chance to view exceptional livestock, the Show has it all!’

This year’s Show will run from Wednesday 10th May to Saturday 13th May at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn.  Come along and visit us this year, whether you’re from the city or countryside, a first-time visitor or repeat show-goer, we hope to see you there.  All tickets must be purchased online at