Uncover Belfast this Spring and embrace a giant city experience, guaranteed to surprise. There is something for the whole family to enjoy!
Ards & North Down Experiences
Take in the natural beauty of Ards and North Down’s countryside, encounter water’s edge wonders, fun activities, beautiful walks and new experiences.
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
One of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic festivals – The 22nd Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival – is back, live, and unleashed. Discover all the events that are happening around Belfast.
Belfast: City of Music
Belfast has been awarded the prestigious UNESCO City of Music title 2021 and with a buzzing music scene, it’s easy to see why.
Traditional Music in Belfast
Belfast’s pub culture thrives on traditional music sessions. Grab a pint and immerse yourself in the sounds of Irish trad in these bars and venues.
Music Events Not to Miss in Belfast
From small gigs to epic arena concerts and musical theatre shows, here are 15 music events in Belfast you don't want to miss.
Music in Belfast
Whether it’s toe-tapping traditional Irish music, a standing room only gig or an evening of jazz or classical, find out what makes Belfast a city of music.
Discover the true culture here in Belfast. From its rich history to the local cuisine, unique art to hidden gems. Find out what Belfast is all about.
Crescent Arts Centre
The Crescent Arts Centre is a vibrant community arts centre and cultural hub in the heart of south Belfast, which provides opportunities for people to meet, be inspired, experience and participate in a wide range of art forms.
Quirky and Unique Tours in Belfast
Discover Belfast in a unique way, hop into a taxi and get transported back in time, or head on a tasty walking tour around Belfast.
Craft NI Gallery
Craft NI Gallery, located within Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter at 115 -119 Royal Avenue, shows locally made craft, applied art and design from more than fifty contemporary Northern Irish makers.
The ArtisAnn Gallery, an exciting contemporary art gallery for buying art and viewing exhibitions.
Places to Stay
Visiting Belfast this Spring? Whether you want to stay in the heart of the city, or venture out of the hustle and bustle…you’ll be spoilt for choice with beautiful hotels throughout Northern Ireland.
The Merchant Hotel
The AA 5 Red Star Merchant Hotel in Belfast is situated in the heart of Belfast city centre’s historic Cathedral Quarter. The grandeur of the original Grade A listed building is complemented by an elegant art deco inspired wing with a multitude of exciting amenities.
Titanic Hotel Belfast
Situated in the heart of the Titanic Quarter, Titanic Hotel Belfast is the world's most authentic Titanic Hotel.
The Old Inn
Nestled in the charming village of Crawfordsburn, located just 15 minutes from Belfast and five minutes from the seaside town of Bangor, The Old Inn is the perfect escape for your next rural retreat.
Plan Your Visit
Getting Around Belfast
Belfast is compact and bijou, so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi
Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.
Car Parking in Belfast
Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city.