In association with sole sponsor Danske Bank, the Winter Fair will return to the Eikon Exhibition Centre on Thursday 14th December 2023. All entries can be made online at the Winter Fair website and the closing date is Friday 17th November 2023 at 5pm.

The Royal Ulster Winter Fair is renowned as the country’s premier diary event, providing the perfect opportunity for farmers, enthusiasts and industry specialists to network and do business. Throughout the one-day event, visitors can look forward to observing top quality livestock compete for the coveted title of Supreme Champion as well as visiting over 180 trade stands.

Rhonda Geary, RUAS Operations Director commented, “We are delighted to host the Royal Ulster Winter Fair and celebrate 37 years of generous financial backing from Danske Bank. Their continued support has enabled us to grow the event each year and deliver a pinnacle Show for the Dairy industry.

”This year we are excited to introduce a new award to recognise the Best Red & White Holstein animal. This special award adds to our list of prestigious titles bestowed on the day and allows us to further recognize the exceptional livestock exhibited at the Show.

”We look forward to welcoming visitors, exhibitors and industry leaders to this year’s Show”.

Commenting on their longstanding association with the event Rodney Brown, Head of Agribusiness at Danske Bank added, “Danske Bank is thrilled to continue support of the upcoming Royal Ulster Winter Fair. As a committed supporter of agriculture and local communities, Danske Bank is delighted to be part of this festive event.

”Through collaboration with the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society, we aim to promote a thriving and sustainable industry. Together, we are dedicated to fostering a brighter future, one where our agricultural sector thrives, communities flourish, and the environment prospers. Danske Bank's unwavering support for the RUAS Winter Fair exemplifies our commitment to agriculture, showcasing our belief in the power of partnership to create a more sustainable and prosperous industry for all.”

The Royal Ulster Winter Fair will take place at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn on Thursday 14th December from 9am to 6pm. Tickets are now available online.

To keep up to date with 2023 Winter Fair news check out the Winter Fair website or follow the Winter Fair on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.