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This Christmas Make it Belfast

Celebrate Christmas in a city sparkling with excitement. For the best places to meet, eat and sleep this Christmas, make it Belfast.

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Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure

Fri, 10 Jan 2020, 4:00pm

Prepare to be enchanted this festive season with the Christmas adventures of Soda and Champ!

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Best Places to Meet Santa in Belfast

Visit Father Christmas at Santa grottos across Belfast and Northern Ireland this Christmas.

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Christmas Shopping

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Running behind on Christmas shopping? We’ve got it covered. See our top suggestions for last minute Christmas gifts in Belfast below.

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Need a little Christmas gift inspiration? Find the perfect Christmas presents for her, him, kids, teens and couples in Belfast with our shopping guide.

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Belfast Christmas Shopping Guide

Planning a shopping trip to Belfast? Discover the best shopping areas, Christmas markets, quirky boutiques and Christmas opening hours.

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Christmas Shop Opening Hours

Find out when late night shopping in Belfast starts with our guide to the Christmas opening times in the city centre, plus find out about closures for Christmas

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Visit Belfast Christmas Gift Guide

Browse our selection of Christmas gifts in the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre for the perfect present this festive season.

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January Sales in Belfast

Don’t miss the huge savings in this year’s January sales in Belfast city centre. Here’s your guide to the top deals, discounts and promotions.

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New Year's Eve in Belfast

Ring in the roaring 20s in Belfast! We’ve rounded up a list of what’s on in the city on New Year’s Eve, from glittering parties to epic nights out, family shows and more. Or check out our great hotel offers and stay for the night.

Festive Family Time

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Christmas Plays and Pantomimes

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a pantomime. From the Waterfront Hall to the Grand Opera House, Belfast’s venues have a cracking line-up.

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Festive Family Fun

There are loads of family things to do in Belfast this Christmas. Read our top ideas for festive family days out.

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Christmas Lights Switch-Ons

Start the festive season with these Christmas lights switch-ons in Belfast, Bangor, Lisburn and Newtownards.

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Top 10 Ways to Feel Christmassy in Belfast

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’re sharing some of our favourite Belfast Christmas activities to help get you into the festive mood!

Christmas Nights Out

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Festive Nights Out

Enjoy Belfast's legendary night life with fabulous events, award-winning restaurants, chic bars, welcoming pubs and stylish clubs this festive season.

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Belfast Pub Trail Map

Enjoy a great range of Irish beers in Belfast, thanks to Diageo's Pub Trail Map.

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Festive Dining in Belfast

Find the top food events, restaurant offers, party nights, Christmas menus and places to eat in Belfast this festive season.

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Magical Christmas Music Events in Belfast

With sleighbells ringing and carollers singing, Belfast is brimming with music this holiday season. Join in the cheer at a Christmas music event, gig or concert

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Christmas Party Nights in Belfast

Celebrate Christmas in style with these hotel party nights and quirky ideas for nights out; perfect for work parties or a festive evening out with friends.

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Christmas Film Screenings

Watch your favourite Christmas films on the big screen and feel all warm and fuzzy inside at these screenings in Belfast cinemas.

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Christmas Hotel Offers

Enjoy a seasonal city break in Belfast. Whether it’s a Christmas shopping spree or a festive night out, find a great hotel offer and spend the night.

Festive Events

  • Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure
    Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure
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    Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventure

    Fri, 10 Jan 2020, 4:00pm

    Prepare to be enchanted this festive season with the Christmas adventures of Soda and Champ!

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    Santa Street at W5

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    Mon, 23 Dec 2019, 10:00am

    This December feel the magic of Christmas come to life at W5 with a seasonal visit to Santa…

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  • Driving Home For Christmas
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    Driving Home For Christmas

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    Sat, 04 Jan 2020, 7:30pm

    Grimes and McKee are back with another Lyric Christmas special!

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  • A Christmas Carol
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    A Christmas Carol

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    Sun, 05 Jan 2020, 5:00pm

    This Christmas the MAC is excited to present a fun-filled family version of the classic festive fable -…

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  • A Magical Christmas Experience at Titanic Belfast
    A Magical Christmas Experience at Titanic Belfast
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    A Magical Christmas Experience at Titanic Belfast

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    Mon, 23 Dec 2019, 10:00am

    Watch the excitement unfold as Father Christmas and his Elves count down to their favourite night of the…

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  • Belfast Christmas Music Programme
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    Belfast Christmas Music Programme

    Sat, 04 Jan 2020, 12:00pm

    The Belfast Music programme is having a festive makeover!

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    Christmas Cracker at Rowallane Garden
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    Christmas Cracker at Rowallane Garden

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    Tue, 24 Dec 2019, 10:00am

    Get into the festive spirit at Rowallane Garden this Christmas! Come along for their traditional Yuletide Market.

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  • Winter Freeze at W5
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    Winter Freeze at W5

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    Sun, 05 Jan 2020, 10:00am

    Take a deep breath and come with W5 on a journey to the nether world of low temperature…

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  • Beauty and the Beast
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    Beauty and the Beast

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    Sun, 12 Jan 2020, 1:30pm

    Christmas would not be Christmas without panto, so secure your seats early for this year’s beauty of a…

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Festive Afternoon Tea in Belfast

Treat yourself to an indulgent Christmas-inspired afternoon tea in Belfast, with dainty finger sandwiches, sweet treats, steaming pots of tea and mulled wine.

Plan Your Trip

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Bus and Rail Offers

Get into and around Belfast for less this Christmas, with Translink’s festive bus and rail offers.

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Getting Here

Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.

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Car Parking in Belfast

Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city or leave the car at home and opt for Translink's public transport options

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