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

  • Belfast International Arts Festival 2022
    Belfast International Arts Festival 2022
    Belfast International Arts Festival

    Belfast International Arts Festival 2022

    0.19 KM
    Sun, 06 Nov 2022, 10:00am

    Belfast International Arts Festival returns for their 60th edition from 5 October to 6 November with an extensive…

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  • 16th Outburst Arts Festival
    16th Outburst Arts Festival
    Art and Exhibitions

    16th Outburst Arts Festival

    Sat, 19 Nov 2022, 10:00am

    Outburst is Northern Ireland’s annual queer arts festival. Nine days of new queer art goodness: Outdoors, indoors, printed…

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  • Ladbrokes Festival of Racing
    Ladbrokes Festival of Racing
    Sport

    Ladbrokes Festival of Racing

    24.54 KM
    Sat, 05 Nov 2022, 11:00am

    You don’t have to be an avid race-goer, the hooves thundering are sure to get your heart racing…

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  • Sound of Belfast 2022
    Sound of Belfast 2022
    Art and Exhibitions

    Sound of Belfast 2022

    Sun, 20 Nov 2022, 1:00pm

    Now in its 9th year, Sound Of Belfast is a programme of events coordinated by the Oh Yeah…

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  • Belfast Film Festival 2022
    Belfast Film Festival 2022
    Belfast Film Festival

    Belfast Film Festival 2022

    Sat, 12 Nov 2022, 10:00am

    22nd Belfast Film Festival will be running from 3 - 12 November 2022. Enjoy premières and gala screenings,…

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  • 10th C.S. Lewis Festival
    10th C.S. Lewis Festival
    Children's Events

    10th C.S. Lewis Festival

    Sun, 20 Nov 2022, 9:00am

    From 18 – 20 November, EastSide Partnership will present the 10th C.S. Lewis Festival. Celebrate the creativity and…

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  • Rowallane Garden Autumn Festival
    Rowallane Garden Autumn Festival
    Belfast Plus

    Rowallane Garden Autumn Festival

    18.74 KM
    Sun, 06 Nov 2022, 10:00am

    Join Rowallane Garden and take in the Autumnal displays, explore the garden with a self led trail and…

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  • South Belfast Gin Festival
    South Belfast Gin Festival
    Food and Drink

    South Belfast Gin Festival

    4.35 KM
    Sat, 03 Dec 2022, 12:00pm

    Let the Christmas festivities be-gin and head to The Bowery for an extra special festive edition of The…

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Autumn Events

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Dance

Foxxy Fridays

03 Feb - 29 Sep 2023

Join Roxy Tumbledryer and her guests from 9pm for an all out barrel of laughs with cabaret, craic and camp tunes! Free Entry.

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Music and Concerts

David Browne Murray at The Reporter Bar

0.86 KM
04 Feb - 29 Apr 2023

Local legend David Browne Murray is taking over as your new headliner for your Saturday night at The Reporter!

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Hen Do GOH
Theatre

The Hen Do

0.66 KM
02 - 07 Oct 2023

Have you been missing Bridesmaids Becky? Worry no more! Because bonkers Becky from the smash hit, Bridesmaids of Northern Ireland is back.

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Family Friendly

Belfast Bike Tour

02 Feb - 04 Jul 2023

Experience a comfortable cycle through beautiful Belfast. Each tour with Belfast Bike Tours is unique and guests can experience the city how they like.

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Self Guided Tour

The ‘Queens Quarter Walking Trail’

02 Feb - 03 Jul 2023

The Queen’s Quarter Walking Trail explores the unique and fascinating heart of the University district in South Belfast.

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BELFAST DANCE SCHOOL
Dance

Belfast Afternoon Milonga

05 Feb - 29 Oct 2023

Enjoy an afternoon of Argentine Tango Dancing. Have your shoes at the ready and enjoy the afternoon with new friends. Come and enjoy the fun!!

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Food and Drink

Smartphone Quiz

4.35 KM
07 Feb - 26 Sep 2023

Put your knowledge to the test at The Bowery’s weekly Smartphone Quiz. With great prizes to be won every week, it’s free to enter and everyone is welcome!

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Quartered Belfast Love Story
Tours

Quartered: Belfast, A Love Story

18 Feb - 15 Apr 2023

A funny, poignant, and deeply human theatrical audio walking tour of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter.

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What's On Featured

Pizza and Pottery Night

02 Feb - 30 Mar 2023

Enjoy pizza and pottery in Crawfordsburn, giving you the chance to get creative before having some artisan wood fired pizza. Bring your own wine or bubbly too.

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Autumn: Pantomime & Theatre

Evita

0.66 KM
20 - 23 Sep 2023

With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, Ulster Operatic Company returns to the Grand Opera House with the musical classic Evita.

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Tango Passions
Dance

Tango Passions

0.66 KM
06 - 12 Nov 2023

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in 2023 with his brand new show Tango Passions.

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42nd Street
Theatre

42nd Street

0.66 KM
24 - 28 Oct 2023

It’s big… it’s bright… it's a brand-spanking new production of ‘the original showbiz musical,' 42nd Street!

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Tours

Belfast Music Walking Tour

04 Feb - 09 Dec 2023

Take a leisurely walking tour to explore Belfast's rich music scene, taking in some off the beaten track venues. Discover why Belfast is a UNESCO City of Music!

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marathon
Sport

10th Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon

Sun, 17 Sep 2023, 9:00am

The Belfast City Half Marathon celebrates its 10th staging in 2023 - On Sunday 17th September 2023 at 9.00am. Setting off at Ormeau park.

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bike mourne
Family Friendly

Tollymore Forest E-Bike Tour

04 Feb - 28 Oct 2023

Packed with stunning sights and photo opportunities in the UK’s oldest Forest Park, this tour is the perfect Saturday morning adventure for visitors and locals

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Belfast City Hall
Self Guided Tour

The ‘Best of Belfast City Trail’

02 Feb - 03 Jul 2023

Simply download the DC Tours free app from the App Store or Google Play (search for ‘DC Tours Belfast’) and then choose from the range tours.

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maritime
Self Guided Tour

The ‘Titanic Quarter Trail On The Maritime Mile’

02 Feb - 03 Jul 2023

The Titanic Trail on the Maritime Mile is now available on the DC Tours app. Free to download.

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Quartz live
Music and Concerts

Quartz live

1.62 KM
03 Feb - 29 Jul 2023

Live Music from the Parlour's wonderful 2-piece Band Quartz.

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Shane Todd
Comedy

Shane Todd – Mummy

0.66 KM
09 - 14 Oct 2023

Shane Todd is back at the Grand Opera House after a run of nine sold out shows in 2022!

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Belfast Artisan Gin School
Food and Drink

Belfast Artisan Gin School

02 Feb - 10 Jun 2023

Belfast Artisan Gin School is a fun experience where you make your own bespoke recipe, full size bottle of gin, in one of their mini copper stills.

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Self Guided Tour

The ‘Line of Duty Locations Trail’

02 Feb - 03 Jul 2023

 The ‘Line of Duty Locations Trail’ is a free tour for devotees of the hit BBC crime drama filmed in Belfast.

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ANNIE GOH
Theatre

Annie

0.66 KM
31 Oct - 04 Nov 2023

The smash-hit production of ANNIE comes to Belfast for 1 Week only direct from London’s West End.

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Food and Drink

Gypsy Caravan Luxury Afternoon Tea Experience

02 Feb - 20 Aug 2023

In this afternoon tea experience, you will have the opportunity to watch Bronagh prepare a luxury afternoon tea from scratch including delicious scones.

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bowery
Food and Drink

Trad Sessions at The Bowery

4.35 KM
03 Feb - 29 Sep 2023

Head to The Bowery for their weekly Trad Session every Friday after 5pm. Free admission and enjoy their delicious cocktails.

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Comedy

Dragged Out Saturdays

04 Feb - 30 Sep 2023

A full day of Drag Queens GALORE for the best Saturday out in Belfast! Karaoke, cabaret, games and comedy and more laughs than you can handle. Free Entry.

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Tours

Brewpub Experience

0.56 KM
03 Mar - 25 Aug 2023

Enjoy a guided tasting session of some of their favourite Bell's Brewery beers paired with a tasty pie flight. Every Friday.

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A History of Terror – 2.5 hour City Centre Walking Tour
History And Heritage

A History of Terror – 2.5 hour City Centre Walking Tour

02 Feb - 02 Jul 2023

‘A History of Terror’ is a multi-award winning city centre walking tour which explores the history of the Troubles and the path to peace.

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Foil Arms & Hog – Hogwash
Comedy

Foil Arms & Hog – Hogwash

0.66 KM
11 - 12 Nov 2023

With over 1 billion views online, Foil arms and Hog are one of the internet’s most renowned comedy sketch groups, but it’s live performance is where they thrive

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van gogh
Art and Exhibitions

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

02 - 27 Feb 2023

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 360-degree digital art experience, brought to life by Exhibition Hub and Fever Named a Must See Attraction by CNN.

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The Bodyguard GOH
Theatre

The Bodyguard

0.66 KM
25 - 30 Sep 2023

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical THE BODYGUARD is back!

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Food and Drink

CabarGay

05 Feb - 24 Sep 2023

Bingo, cabaret, games and plenty of laughs to be had! Plus you could be the lucky winner of the £1000 BINGO JACKPOT!

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DC Tours
Self Guided Tour

The West Belfast Self Guided Tour – ‘West Belfast: Peacewalls, Murals and More’

02 Feb - 03 Jul 2023

West Belfast: Peacewalls, Murals and More’ is DC Tours first self-guided tour! It’s an indepth overview of the history of the Troubles in West Belfast.

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Trad Thursdays
Free Events

Trad Thursday

0.86 KM
02 Feb - 28 Dec 2023

Join The Reporter Bar for a good ol'trad session on a Thursday night with local musicians and drinks flowing!

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Dare to Dream at IFA Education and Heritage Centre
Sport

Irish FA Tours

3.25 KM
03 Feb - 30 Sep 2023

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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Christmas

St George’s Market

0.82 KM
03 Feb - 30 Sep 2023

The award-winning St George’s Market is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Later opening hours during the festive Christmas season. 

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belfast city
Self Guided Tour

‘Your Belfast’ – Self-guided Tour

02 Feb - 03 Jul 2023

DC Tours latest self-guided tour is ‘Your Belfast’, an immersive (and free) self-guided tour of Belfast city centre.

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