Belfast Christmas Market
16 November to 22 December, Belfast City Hall
Belfast’s award-winning continental Christmas market is not to be missed. Transforming the grounds of Belfast City Hall into a haven of steaming cups of gluhwein and twinkling lights, the market offers French crepes, Dutch pancakes, German bratwursts, marshmallow toasting stations, winter foliage, Christmas crafts and much more. There are also funfair attractions and a Santa’s grotto.
Hillsborough Christmas Market
13 December, Hillsborough Fort
Set in the Dark Walk at Hillsborough Fort, the Hillsborough Christmas Market promises a magical atmosphere and lots of festive cheer. The market will be filled with the sounds, sights and tastes of Christmas with an eclectic mix of food, arts and crafts, as well as choirs and musical talent from local schools. Santa might even make an appearance too!
St George’s Market Christmas Craft Fair
20-24 December, St George’s Market
The award-winning St George’s Market is opening its doors for a special Christmas Craft fair from 20 to 24 December. Browse through stalls featuring some of the best local artisans, selling everything from delicious foods to specialist crafts.
Christmas Cracker at Rowallane Garden
7-24 December, Rowallane Garden
Visit Rowallane Garden’s yuletide market for beautiful, locally-made wreaths and stall holders in the Stableyard selling artisan foods and hand-crafted curiosities. Let the kids take a donkey ride or go for a whirl on the vintage carousel. Santa will also be making an appearance, so look out for him in the garden and say hello!