Twelfth July celebrations

Join thousands of people as they celebrate the Twelfth, in the biggest annual festival in Northern Ireland. The celebrations showcase aspects of Ulster's rich heritage and culture such as Orange Lodges, marching bands, fife and drums, flute music and the resonant sound of Ulster's unique Lambeg drum.
The largest Twelfth of July parade takes place in Belfast. You can find out more about the history and traditions of the Orange Institution at The Museum of Orange Heritage