Fall is a great time of year to fall in love with the city of Belfast. The season of on-and-off-again layers of clothes, crunchy leaves, cosy coffee dates and seasonal activities. Discover unmissable things to do this Autumn in Belfast. Enjoy a relaxing walk, head to see a show or take a spooky tour around the city. Belfast has everything you need to have a prefect day out.

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Autumnal Walks

Watch as the Autumn leaves fall as you wander through Northern Ireland’s beautiful parks, gardens and forests throughout the city and beyond. Collect colourful fall leaves along the way and take in the crisp autumn air.

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Enjoy a Hot Cuppa

As the temperature begins to drop, all we crave is some warm food and hot drinks to keep us satisfied during the colder days. Treat yourself to a pumpkin spice latte or whatever your favourite coffee shop drink is. From early breakfasts to lunchtime coffee catch ups, take a look at our best café picks. Come and immerse yourself in Belfast’s café culture!

Visit St. George's Market

St George’s Market is home to some of the finest fresh produce, with customers travelling near and far to sample the delights of Friday, Saturday and Sunday markets, it has become one of the city’s most popular places to visit. You honestly won’t regret spending your weekend at St.George’s Market.

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Have Fun Indoors

Don’t let the colder days and darker evenings stop you from having a fantastic time in Belfast! See our top suggestions for fun activities and family friendly attractions this Autumn.

Grand Opera House

See a Show

Discover current and upcoming musicals, plays, operas, pantomimes, and comedy shows taking place in Belfast. Sit back and relax as you are immersed in a world of live vocals, great atmosphere and laughter this Autumn.

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Have a Bake Off

Learn to make your own traditional Northern Irish griddle breads in the cosy surroundings of Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen – only 30 minutes from Belfast. You’ll enjoy award-winning food and drink, and take away a bag full of your homemade breads along with a copy of the recipes. This is an immersive experience, which is unique to Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen.

Riverside tub at Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort

Autumn Getaways

Book an autumn staycation for less! Many of Belfast’s hotels are offering fantastic accommodation deals to beat the darker nights. Treat yourself to a midweek or weekend getaway with your loved ones.

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Test Your Knowledge

Looking to test your knowledge and strain your brain this Autumn? Well, nothing beats a good pub quiz and finding a decent one can be really quite difficult. So we’re here to help with a list of the best pub quizzes in Belfast.

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Get Creative

Pizza and Pottery Nights offer the chance to get creative before having some artisan wood-fired pizza. The evening starts with a pottery class led by their professional potter where they will teach you the technique of hand-building. You can even bring your own bubbly!

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Forage and Explore Nature

Head out this Autumn and become one with nature Take a foraging tour and discover what nature offers us seasonally, sampling new flavours with surprising treats along the way. There will be plenty of berries and nuts to find.

Autumn Events and Festivals in Belfast

From art festivals to fun indoor activities, there is something going on in Belfast for everyone to enjoy this Autumn.

Halloween in Belfast

Enjoy frightful fun in Belfast this Halloween! There are plenty of activities for all the family, so draculas pop your collars, witches dust off your broomsticks and discover ghoulish events near you!

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