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Treat someone to tickets for a festival or gig this Christmas! You can buy Ticketmaster tickets from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre – the only place in Belfast city centre where you can buy them in-store. Choose from big arena shows in the SSE Arena, outdoor festivals or small local gigs in intimate venues. The Welcome Centre is open until 4.30pm on Christmas Eve, so there’s plenty of time to call in if you’re running behind on your Christmas shopping!

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Victoria Square Gift Card

If you’re stuck for the perfect gift, the Victoria Square gift card is the next best thing. Accepted by all 70 stores and restaurants, it will give your loved one the choice between designer fashion, luxury make-up brands, tempting food and drink and much more. Pick one up at Customer Services on the ground floor.

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CastleCourt Gift Card

Home to Debenhams department store, high street fashion and many kids’ brands, CastleCourt has something for all the family. With more than 80 stores and 15 great food places to choose from, buy a CastleCourt gift card with the amount of your choice, from £5 to £500 from the Customer Relations Desk on the ground floor.


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Belfast Restaurant Vouchers

Belfast Restaurant Vouchers, available from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre (opposite Belfast City Hall), can be used in over 50 restaurants in the city. Vouchers are available in denominations of £10, and include restaurants such as Deanes Meat Locker, James St, Howard Street and many more.

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Hasting Hotel Vouchers

Hastings Hotels Gift Cards can be used in any of the Hastings Hotels on special night out, luxury weekend break, spa treatments, afternoon tea, a delicious meal or a round of drinks. Or buy a Hasting Hotels Gift Experience Voucher to be spent on a specific overnight package. Purchase online or in the hotels themselves, including Europa Hotel, Stormont Hotel, Culloden Estate & Spa and the Grand Central Hotel.

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GoT to Escape Vouchers

Buying for a Game of Thrones fan? Get a voucher for GoT to Escape, which, inspired by the HBO show, contains three escape rooms and a mystery room. Players can work together to save King’s Landing in under 60 seconds, or try their luck at a mystery challenge. Vouchers can be bought online for up to five players, starting from £22.

The Cookery School at James St

If you’re looking for a gift for a foodie friend or relative, what about a voucher for The Cookery School at James St? Gift vouchers can be redeemed in any of the restaurants for food and wine, or bookable against any events including cookery classes, offering ideas and know-how on everything from cocktails to curry, baking and desserts to BBQ and meats. Vouchers can be emailed, making them a great last minute gift option! Book online or buy in the James St restaurant.

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Merchant Hotel Gift Card

The Merchant Hotel offers city centre elegance and a range of luxurious experiences, from afternoon tea to spa treatments and dinner. Choose between a monetary gift card that can be used throughout the hotel or buy an e-voucher for a specific package, such as an overnight experience for two or a nine-course tasting menu in the Great Room Restaurant. Vouchers can be bought in the hotel or online.

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St George's Market

St George’s Market is open for a special Christmas Craft Fair from the 20 December until Christmas Eve. Expect the usual award-winning selection of local artisans selling handmade crafts, antiques, art, candles and plenty more ideas for gifts; as well as delicious foodie items including coffee, tea, preserves and hamper items. You’ll find lots of locally sourced stocking fillers and last minute gifts.

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Visit Belfast Welcome Centre

The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre (9 Donegall Square North) is full of unique, local gifts including scarfs, accessories, books, games, homeware and much more. Open to 4.30pm on Christmas Eve, it’s the perfect place to pop in for some last minute stocking fillers.

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We Are Vertigo Vouchers

We Are Vertigo and Vertigo Titanic Park have a range of adventure activities for adults and children including an indoor skydiving centre, ninja master park, indoor ski slopes, an alpine-themed adventure centre and the world’s largest Inflata-Park! Monetary gift vouchers can be used against any activities and come in an exclusive goodie bag to make it extra special!


Bullitt Hotel Gift Cards

Buy a special package for someone for the Bullitt Hotel! You can choose between various overnight stays packages, boozy brunch vouchers, Tipsy Tea for two or a three-course meal. If you’re buying for a dog-lover, you can get a voucher for an overnight stay one of the Bullitt’s dog dens – a dog friendly rooms that comes with a dog bed, doggie treats and a map of dog-friendly things to do in the city centre.

Tickets to a Festive Panto

Pantomime tickets are a great last minute gift for children and families, with many running into the New Year. Choose from the following festive shows:


Beauty and the Beast

Until 12 January, Grand Opera House

Don’t miss this magical adventure packed full of comedy, colour and amazing song and dance, which tells the story of Belle who is held captive in an enchanted castle by the formidable beast.

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Peter Pan

Until 4 January, Lyric Theatre

With fairies, crocodiles, flying children, and mermaids, join the Darling children as they embark on the most magical adventure with the boy who won’t grow up.

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A Christmas Carol

Until 5 January, MAC

A fun-filled family version of Charles Dicken’s classic fable, the MAC’s Christmas Carol promises toe-tapping tunes, laugh-out loud moments and a memorable festive experience.

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