Kids & Family
Pirate Takeover at HMS Caroline
Until 31 August, HMS Caroline
Join HMS Caroline’s motley crew and find out if you’re a pirate or a sailor! Navigate the high seas with the Pirate Adventure Trail, watch out – you might have to walk the plank! Drop into the craft zone to create your own band of petrifying pirates and design their Jolly Roger flag.
Land of Legends
Until 1 September, W5
Get ready to explore Northern Ireland like never before. Step into ‘AMAZE’, W5’s brand new truly unique, technological space for the immersive experience of Land of Legends. The exhibition is free with general admission to W5, Belfast’s award-winning science and discover centre.
Let's Play at Victoria Square
8 – 31 August
This summer Let’s Play at Victoria Square! For five weeks discover a land full of fun, games and fascination, where seeing isn’t always believing!
Theatre, Music & Film
The Miami Showband Story
8-17 August, Grand Opera House
Are you ready to revisit Ireland in the 1960s in the company of the legendary Miami Showband and all their fantastic hits? You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to dance but above all, you’ll have an amazing night out!
Athenry: Dance of the Celts
14 August, Cabaret Supperclub
An incredible night of traditional Irish music and dance from Northern Ireland’s finest Ta Da Irish Dance Company, along with the sumptuous food in the Cabaret Supperclub.
Summer Cinema at City Hall
17-18 August, Belfast City Hall
Belfast One in association with Belfast Film Festival are bringing back the Summer Cinema at Belfast City Hall for Take Two this August! With films such as Toy Story 3, Mrs Doubtfire and Inside Out, it’s the perfect summer family event.
8 August – 5 September, Bullitt Hotel
Head to the Bullitt Hotel courtyard on Thursday nights for some classic summer films at Sundown Cinema in association with Jameson. Movies include Stand By Me, Adventureland, Dazed and Confused and Before Sunrise. Entry is free and all you need is a smartphone and a pair of headphones to tune in and watch the action on the big screen.
Hooley at Hickson’s
Until 31 August, Hickson’s Point
Enjoy the spirit of the shipyard as Titanic Belfast hosts a hooley in Hickson’s Point every day throughout the summer! There is live traditional music sessions by Andersonstown Music School from 3pm each day, as well as a new menu of local food and drink on offer.
Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition
Until 8 September, TEC Belfast
Don’t miss the incredible Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition at TEC Belfast, now extended to 8 September! The dramatic exhibition combines costumes, authentic props and majestic settings from all seven seasons to create an interactive and immersive Game of Thrones experience like no other.
Breakfast Car Club
18 August, Ulster Transport Museum
Head to the Ulster Transport Museum for two of the finer things in life – breakfast and vintage cars. This is your chance to meet like-minded vintage and classic car enthusiasts, enjoy some good food, and admire these triumphs of engineering.
Groomsport Music and Fireworks
Great day out for the whole family, including fireworks, food stalls and much more!
Wetland Explorers at Castle Espie Wetland Centre
Become a Wetland Explorer this summer at Castle Espie!
Moira Food and Drink Festival
This 4 day festival will include several great food and entertainment events to suit the whole family including a comedy night and a Moira street party