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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Taste the Island

This autumn, we’re throwing open the doors to a food and drink celebration! Sample our moreish food and drink culture, from restaurants and local craft producers to festivals and food trails, and everything in between.

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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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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.

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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  • 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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  • Castlereagh Hills Golf Course
    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course
    Activities

    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course

    gps_fixed 9.53KM

    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course overlooks idyllic views of Strangford Lough and County Down.

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  • Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Activities

    Royal Portrush Golf Club

    gps_fixed 100.99KM

    Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in…

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  • Bridges Urban Sports Park
    Bridges Urban Sports Park
    Activities

    Bridges Urban Sports Park

    gps_fixed 1.1KM

    Bridges Urban Sports Park has skateboard, in-line skating, parkour and BMX facilities.

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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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  • Stena Line Belfast Giants
    Stena Line Belfast Giants
    Activities

    Stena Line Belfast Giants

    gps_fixed 1.48KM

    Catch the coolest game in the city with Belfast's one and only professional ice hockey team, the Stena…

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  • High Rise
    High Rise
    See & Do

    High Rise

    gps_fixed 16.17KM

    High Rise is a new, inclusive and accessible, indoor adventure centre in Lisburn offering lots to do for…

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  • Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Activities

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

    gps_fixed 8.84KM

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is the largest sporting participatory event in Northern Ireland bringing participants from all…

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What's On

  • St George’s Market Christmas Craft Fair
    St George’s Market Christmas Craft Fair
    2019 Highlights

    St George’s Market Christmas Craft Fair

    20 - 24 Dec 2019

    The award-winning St George’s Market is opening its doors for a festive Christmas Craft fair!

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  • Newtownards Christmas Switch On 2019
    Newtownards Christmas Switch On 2019
    2019 Highlights

    Newtownards Christmas Switch On 2019

    Sat, 30 Nov 2019, 10:00am

    A day of genuine merriment – from festive markets to a traditional children’s lantern parade, Newtownards will be…

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  • Advent Carol Service
    Advent Carol Service
    2019 Highlights

    Advent Carol Service

    Sun, 01 Dec 2019, 6:30pm

    Enjoy this festive carol service celebrating the start of the Advent season at Belfast Cathedral.

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  • 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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  • Belfast Carols at SSE Arena
    Belfast Carols at SSE Arena
    Children's Events

    Belfast Carols at SSE Arena

    Sat, 14 Dec 2019, 6:00pm

    Enjoy an evening of Christmas celebrations at the SSE Arena! Featuring an orchestra and a choir of over…

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  • Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon
    Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon
    Food and Drink

    Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon

    Sat, 07 Dec 2019, 2:00pm

    Join Shortcross Gin for their famous festive afternoon of blues and gin at Rademon Estate, Co. Down.

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  • CS Lewis Festival
    CS Lewis Festival
    Festivals

    CS Lewis Festival

    22 - 26 Nov 2019

    The CS Lewis Festival celebrates the legacy of Lewis through themes of storytelling, imagination and spirituality with events.

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  • Christmas at The Argory
    Christmas at The Argory
    2019 Highlights

    Christmas at The Argory

    30 Nov - 01 Dec 2019

    Celebrate traditions old and new at The Argory this Christmas. With beautiful winter wonderlands to discover and Christmas…

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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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  • Lisburn Light Festival
    Lisburn Light Festival
    Belfast Plus

    Lisburn Light Festival

    22 Nov 2019 - 25 Jan 2020

    Welcome to Lisburn Light Festival! A series of artistic light installations illuminating Lisburn City Centre over the festive…

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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

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Enjoy a variety of exciting attractions, historic places of interest, informative tours,
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