Picture special: All the fun of the fair

There were plenty of colourful costumes on display for the Mayor’s Parade at Ballyclare May Fair.

Despite criticism of this year’s festival from some local residents, plenty of people turned out to enjoy the range of events and entertainment on offer.

Grace, William and Samantha waiting for the May Fair parade to begin. INNT 22-204-AM

Grace, William and Samantha waiting for the May Fair parade to begin. INNT 22-204-AM

• Pictures by Alistair Mawhinney

Philip Strange drives his tractor in the May Fair parade. INNT 22-213-AM

Philip Strange drives his tractor in the May Fair parade. INNT 22-213-AM

Aria Porter and her dad enjoying the May Fair. INNT 22-216-AM

Aria Porter and her dad enjoying the May Fair. INNT 22-216-AM