Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is proud to once again support the Carryduff Forklift Down Rally.This year we have created a fan-zone at Lisburn City Centre's Market Square. This new spectator area will allow observers to experience the excitement up close, interact with the competitors, witness thrilling high-speed action, and enjoy additional attractions including face painting and games!

A traditional ceremonial start will take place in Market Square from 7.30pm on the 21st July 2023 with the rally screening kicking off in Market Square at 9am on the 22nd July. 

Speaking about the upcoming rally, Regeneration and Growth Committee Chairman, Councillor John Laverty BEM said: “I am delighted to announce the council’s support of the upcoming Carryduff Forklift Down Rally.We believe that hosting a council sponsored Fan-Zone in the city centre will not only attract rally enthusiasts but also create a vibrant atmosphere for residents and visitors alike while supporting economic growth for local businesses and traders. It's a fantastic chance for people to witness the adrenaline-fueled rally action, interact with the talented competitors, and experience the thrill first-hand.”

Spectators can find the essential event information, including stage maps and schedule, in the official event programme which can be purchased in local shops, including the Visitor Information Centre in Lisburn’s Market Square. 

More information can be found online at and as well as the official event and championship social media channels.