24 June 2023

Armed Forces Day

Larne — 17 June 2023

Armed Forces Day NI

10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Bay Park
Larne BT40 1AF

The hugely popular Armed Forces Day will take place in Larne on Saturday 17 June 2023 at Sandy Bay Playing Fields, from 10am.

Every year the event is held in the United Kingdom to celebrate the service of personnel in the British Armed forces both past and present.

The action packed day will kick off with a parade to the venue and a drumhead service. The day will be filled with something for the whole family, including;
Interactive & static military displays
Performance from Band of the Royal Irish Regiment
Military village
21 Royal Gun Salute for the King’s official birthday fired by 206 (Ulster) Battery RA
Live music from the Music Yard, Swingtime Starlets and The Gold Tips
Army Parachute display by Silver Stars RLC
RAF Display team featuring BBMF Lancaster
AAC Gazelle helicopter (static display)
RAFP Military Working Dogs display
Children’s entertainment
Ulster Aviation Society static display
STEM competition
The day will draw to a close with a Beating Retreat finale.