Christmas in Belfast

Experience the magic of Belfast at Christmas, with markets, shopping, music and nightlife. For festive days and nights full of surprises, Make it Belfast.

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Explore Our Maritime Heritage

  • HMS Caroline
    HMS Caroline
    Attractions

    HMS Caroline

    gps_fixed 3.55KM

    Step aboard HMS Caroline, a unique survivor of The Battle of Jutland in World War One.

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  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    gps_fixed 2.72KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

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  • SS Nomadic
    SS Nomadic
    Attractions

    SS Nomadic

    gps_fixed 2.3KM

    RMS Titanic's tender ship and the last remaining White Star Line vessel has been restored to her original…

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  • Titanic Slipways
    Titanic Slipways
    Attractions

    Titanic Slipways

    gps_fixed 3.12KM

    Behind Titanic Belfast you can walk along the historic slipways where Titanic and Olympic were built and launched…

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  • Titanic Memorial Garden
    Titanic Memorial Garden
    Attractions

    Titanic Memorial Garden

    gps_fixed 0.05KM

    The Titanic Memorial Garden commemorates the 1,512 people who perished on RMS Titanic in 1912.

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  • Hickson's Point
    Hickson's Point
    Attractions

    Hickson's Point

    gps_fixed 2.54KM

    Inspired by one of the first ship builders in the city, Hickson’s Point at Titanic Belfast offers an…

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  • Titanic Public Art: The Masts
    Titanic Public Art: The Masts
    Attractions

    Titanic Public Art: The Masts

    gps_fixed 0.23KM

    Eight well-known Belfast-made ships are represented by spectacular sculptured masts that line the east side of Donegall Place.

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  • Samson & Goliath Cranes
    Samson & Goliath Cranes
    Attractions

    Samson & Goliath Cranes

    gps_fixed 3.79KM

    The two great yellow-painted gantry cranes Samson and Goliath have become icons of Belfast, dominating the entire city…

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

To celebrate the festive season in Belfast, we’re giving away an amazing prize each day from 1-12 December in our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Activities

  • Jungle NI
    Jungle NI
    Activities

    Jungle NI

    gps_fixed 83.3KM

    The Jungle NI is a leading outdoor adventure centre offering exciting activities, events and funky accommodation suitable for…

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  • Belfast Hills Partnership
    Belfast Hills Partnership
    Activities

    Belfast Hills Partnership

    gps_fixed 11.18KM

    When visiting Belfast, why not take a walk in the beautiful hills which look down on the city,…

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  • Odyssey Bowl
    Odyssey Bowl
    Activities

    Odyssey Bowl

    gps_fixed 1.48KM

    The game's on at this state-of-the-art 20-lane ten pin bowling alley with pool tables, an arcade, glo-bowling and…

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  • Malone Golf Club
    Malone Golf Club
    Activities

    Malone Golf Club

    gps_fixed 7.95KM

    Malone Golf Club is one of the best Parkland Courses in Northern Ireland, less than five miles from…

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  • The Royal County Down Golf Club
    The Royal County Down Golf Club
    Activities

    The Royal County Down Golf Club

    gps_fixed 42.57KM

    Royal County Down Golf Club is located in one of the world's most naturally beautiful links settings in…

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  • Vertigo Titanic Park
    Vertigo Titanic Park
    Activities

    Vertigo Titanic Park

    gps_fixed 2.57KM

    Having a history of providing Northern Ireland with leading adventurous pass-time experiences, (Inflata- Park, ski-slopes and Adventure Centre)…

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  • Bangor Golf Club
    Bangor Golf Club
    Activities

    Bangor Golf Club

    gps_fixed 31.15KM

    Bangor Golf Club is in the centre of the seaside town Bangor and is Quality Assured by Discover…

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  • Balmoral Golf Club
    Balmoral Golf Club
    Activities

    Balmoral Golf Club

    gps_fixed 5.48KM

    Located just 2 miles south of Belfast city centre, Balmoral Golf Club is an 18 hole tree-lined parkland…

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  • Ulster Rugby
    Ulster Rugby
    Activities

    Ulster Rugby

    gps_fixed 3.67KM

    Kingspan Stadium is a state-of-the-art sporting facility and home of Ulster Rugby.

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  • Lagan Valley LeisurePlex
    Lagan Valley LeisurePlex
    Activities

    Lagan Valley LeisurePlex

    gps_fixed 16.78KM

    Experience the thrills and spills on the longest and fastest water slides around!

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Discover the Titanic Story

Explore the shipyard, walk the decks, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic in the city where it all began

What's On

  • Hillsborough Christmas Market
    Hillsborough Christmas Market
    Christmas

    Hillsborough Christmas Market

    Fri, 13 Dec 2019, 3:00pm

    Come along to Hillsborough Fort for some festive seasonal cheer at their Christmas Market!

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  • The Governor’s NYE Ball
    The Governor’s NYE Ball
    Christmas

    The Governor’s NYE Ball

    Tue, 31 Dec 2019, 7:30pm

    Celebrate your New Year’s Eve with fabulous food, fun and laughter at The Governor’s Ball, Crumlin Road Gaol!

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  • Belfast Christmas Market 2019
    Belfast Christmas Market 2019
    Food and Drink

    Belfast Christmas Market 2019

    12 - 22 Dec 2019

    Come and visit Belfast's much loved Christmas Market! Whether you go for a bit of shopping, or to…

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  • Top Tracer Monday Club
    Top Tracer Monday Club
    2019 Highlights

    Top Tracer Monday Club

    16 - 30 Dec 2019

    Each Monday in December Colin Glen Driving Range are running a Top-Tracer Monday club which will consist of…

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  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    2019 Highlights

    A Christmas Carol

    11 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

    This Christmas the MAC is excited to present a fun-filled family version of the classic festive fable -…

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  • Santa’s Steam Train to Whitehead
    Santa’s Steam Train to Whitehead
    2019 Highlights

    Santa’s Steam Train to Whitehead

    14 - 22 Dec 2019

    All aboard Santa's Steam Train to Whitehead! Bring the little ones along for an unforgettable magical experience this…

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  • The Frozen Princess Pantomime
    The Frozen Princess Pantomime
    2019 Highlights

    The Frozen Princess Pantomime

    14 - 31 Dec 2019

    The icy children's tale of adventure The Frozen Princess Christmas Pantomime comes to the Waterfront Hall this November…

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  • Jack Whitehall – Stood Up
    Jack Whitehall – Stood Up
    2019 Highlights

    Jack Whitehall – Stood Up

    Thu, 19 Dec 2019, 6:30pm

    Award-winning comedian, actor and writer Jack Whitehall has announced his biggest UK and Ireland arena tour ever for…

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  • Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure
    Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure
    Christmas

    Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure

    11 Dec 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    Prepare to be enchanted this festive season with the Christmas adventures of Soda and Champ!

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  • Wildlife Wonderland at Belfast Zoo
    Wildlife Wonderland at Belfast Zoo
    Children's Events

    Wildlife Wonderland at Belfast Zoo

    14 - 15 Dec 2019

    Come along and see the zoo take part in festive fun this Christmas at the Wildlife Wonderland!

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Weekend in Belfast

Make the most of your weekend city break in Belfast with our insider’s guide to a great getaway, including the best sights, tours, shops, food and bars.

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Belfast Plus

You can easily access both countryside and sea shore within a short drive of Belfast.
Enjoy a variety of exciting attractions, historic places of interest, informative tours,
outdoor activities and amazing scenery. Belfast Plus… make the most of your visit.

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Explore Northern Ireland

Discover hidden gems, geological wonders of the world and real-life fantasy locations, just a short drive from Belfast

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