Discover unmissable events and festivals in Belfast and the surrounding area this Autumn. From art festivals to fun indoor activities, there is something going on in Belfast for everyone to enjoy.

Autumn Festivals

Autumn Events

Dare to Dream at IFA Education and Heritage Centre
Sport

Irish FA Tours

3.25 KM
22 - 26 May 2024

Irish FA Tours tells the unique story of Northern Ireland football from 1880 to present day using media, interactive displays, key artefacts and more.

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International Arts Festival

The Vanishing Elephant | Cahoots NI

0.66 KM
31 Oct - 02 Nov 2024

Cahoots NI’s moving story of friendship, belonging and adventure - In the heart of Bengal, a young boy named Opu dreams of becoming an elephant trainer.

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A Joyful Noise
Music and Concerts

A Joyful Noise

0.55 KM
Sat, 28 Sep 2024, 7:30pm

Following previous successful events in 2019 and 2022, the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland are pleased to announce ‘A Joyful Noise - 2024’.

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Shows and Displays

LDN Wrestling

5.03 KM
Sat, 05 Oct 2024, 7:00pm

The superstars of LDN Wrestling are coming for an evening of rip-roaring action! It promises to be an evening of non-stop action with all your favourite heroes.

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Learning Experiences

Come & Try Canoeing

22 - 31 May 2024

Come and Try Canoeing… a simply awesome activity, offering a gentle paddling opportunity be it solo, double or family, it’s your choice.

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Learning Experiences

Come & Try Mountain Biking

21 - 30 May 2024

Come and Try Mountain Biking… or MTB as it’s known is a simply awesome activity with a choice of MTB's to take across the incredible trails.

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Autumn

Larchfield Estate – Nutrition and Mindset Reset Retreat

16.24 KM
04 - 06 Oct 2024

Larchfield Estate Hosts Nutrition & Mindset Retreat with the Wholefood Hero & Celebrity Chef Paul Cunningham – Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October 2024.

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Learning Experiences

Come & Try SUP Boarding

22 - 31 May 2024

Come and Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding… or SUP as it’s known is a simply awesome activity with a choice of adult, junior or mega family boards.

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Titanic Highlight Tours
Tours

Titanic Highlight Tours

15.59 KM
15 Jun - 07 Sep 2024

A guided tour of Ulster Transport Museum’s TITANICa exhibition, led by knowledgeable visitor guides.

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Music and Concerts

Journey

1.87 KM
Mon, 04 Nov 2024, 6:30pm

Legendary American rock band JOURNEY will be bringing their 50th Anniversary Freedom Tour to the UK & Ireland later this year.

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Thy Name is Woman
Theatre

Thy Name is Woman: An All female reading of Hamlet (Abridged)

2.96 KM
05 - 07 Sep 2024

Following its initial successful run, Bright Umbrella once more presents an all-female rehearsed reading of “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare (abridged).

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Pottery Painting Events Loaf Pottery
Autumn

Pottery Painting & Wood Fired Pizza

26 May - 28 Jul 2024

Get creative at the painting sessions at Loaf Pottery in Crawfordsburn with woodfired pizza afterwards at the café on site.

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Learning Experiences

Come & Try Electric Biking

22 - 31 May 2024

Come and Try Electric Biking… or E-Biking as it’s known is a simply awesome activity and is a must-try for adventurers of all ages (14+) and abilities.

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Food and Drink

GIMME! GIMME! GIMME! ABBA Inspired Bottomless Brunch

0.13 KM
Sat, 05 Oct 2024, 11:30am

The Bottomless ABBA Brunch Is Coming To BELFAST! All The Greatest Hits And Big Sing Alongs With Bottomless Booze And Brunch.

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International Arts Festival

Blues & Ballads: An Evening with Paul Jones and Dave Kelly, and Freddie White

0.66 KM
Tue, 29 Oct 2024, 7:30pm

Belfast International Arts Festival presents blues legends Paul Jones and Dave Kelly, & the incomparable Irish singer-songwriter Freddie White.

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Pubs and Clubs

90’s Baby Bottomless Brunch

0.13 KM
Sat, 07 Sep 2024, 11:30am

The Bottomless 90s Baby Brunch Is Coming To BELFAST! All the greatest 90s hits and big sing alongs with bottomless booze and brunch!

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Family Friendly

Comic Con Northern Ireland

22.77 KM
07 - 08 Sep 2024

Comic Con Northern Ireland is the best place to celebrate all things pop culture. Meet your heroes, get a signed photo and hear from guests.

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Tours

Copeland Distillery Tours

44.39 KM
25 May 2024 - 25 Jan 2025

Come and experience a tour of The Copeland Distillery and taste their award-winning spirits!

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Theatre

NOW That’s What I Call A Musical

0.66 KM
19 - 23 Nov 2024

Celebrating 40 years of the iconic and chart-topping compilations brand NOW That’s What I Call Music.

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Art and Exhibitions

Drawing Support: Murals, Memory and Identity

1.73 KM
21 May - 31 Oct 2024

Bill Rolston has been photographing political murals since 1981 and this exhibition showcases Rolston's photography of the political murals scene in NI.

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Learning Experiences

Come & Try Sit On Top Kayaking – Castlewellan

21 May - 31 Dec 2024

Come and Try Sit On Top Kayaking… a simply awesome activity, whether a gentle introduction on their single or double kayaks, or an all-in experience.

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Tours

Clifton House Tour: Experience The Belfast Poor House

1.21 KM
07 Jun - 19 Oct 2024

The history of Belfast begins at Clifton House. From the moment you step through our door you will be transported back in time to the Belfast Poor House.

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Pottery Painting
Spring

Pottery Painting in Bangor

25 May - 27 Jul 2024

Pottery painting sessions are available every Saturday at Loaf Pottery in Crawfordsburn.

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Square Eye Sessions
Free Events

Square Eye Sessions at Bullhouse East

29 May - 26 Jun 2024

Come down to Bullhouse East on the last Wednesday of each month for their Square Eye sessions, which is their very own in-house gaming tournament!

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History And Heritage

Life Through a Royal Lens

23.1 KM
21 May - 17 Aug 2024

Discover Life Through a Royal Lens, Hillsborough Castle’s first exhibition featuring a unique collection of Royal photography.

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Fratelli Movie Nights
Films

Fratelli Movie Nights

0.58 KM
06 Jun - 12 Dec 2024

Make 2024 the year where you make more time for friend catch ups and date nights with cosy vibes and delicious food.

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Autumn

Spice Girls Drag Bottomless Brunch

0.36 KM
Sat, 21 Sep 2024, 11:30am

The SPICE GIRLS DRAG Bottomless Brunch Is Coming To BELFAST! Enjoy Spice Girls drag, bottomless booze and brunch at Pug Uglys.

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Tours

Friar’s Bush Ancient Graveyard Tour – Whistlestop Tour

26 May - 09 Jun 2024

Experience a lively Irish heritage tour of Belfast’s most ancient cemetery pre-dating Belfast city.

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Tipsy Bird Student
Pubs and Clubs

Get Lucky Student Thursdays

0.83 KM
23 May 2024 - 25 Apr 2025

Join on Anne St Belfast for our mid-week student night, “Get Lucky”, which transforms Tipsy each Thursday as they put on the perfect night for all students.

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