The Royal Ulster Winter Fair

14th December 2017
Event information:

The 2018 Winter Fair will take place on Thursday 13th December 2018.

Results from the 2017 event can be viewed here and photos viewed here.


The Royal Ulster Winter Fair in association with sole sponsor Danske Bank is an established and highly successful event in the Agricultural Calendar. It is the meeting place for the dairy industry in Ireland, where top class cattle compete for the title of Supreme Champion and trade stands display innovation and industry advances.

Visitors will see the highest quality of dairy cattle as well as finding out what the industry has to offer. The event also provides an excellent vehicle for exhibitors to market their products and services to the dairy farming industry.



Apply for a highly sought-after trade stand at the Winter Fair by checking out our Trade Exhibitors section.

If your application has been approved, you can download all the relevant forms for Electrics, Risk Assessments, Stand Fitting, Plumbing, Wi-Fi and more.

The 2017 Trade Stand and Best Kept Dairy Stall judge was Mr Aled Jones from the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society.



The event features showing classes for Holstein, Aryshire, Dairy Shorthorn and Jersey breeds. 

With accommodation for 200 cattle this is an event not to be missed.

Livestock at the 2017 Winter Fair will be judged by Mr Hank Van Exel from Lodi, California, USA.

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Visiting The Winter Fair

The Winter Fair is located at our venue, the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Northern Ireland’s largest and one of the U.K’s best event venues.

The venue is conveniently located beside the main arterial routes to Belfast and Dublin and have a diverse range of facilities on offer for your visit.

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Getting Here

We are located just 2 miles from Sprucefield at Junction 7

10 minutes from Belfast

84 minutes from Dublin

Use postcode BT27 5RL in your Sat-Nav

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