The 6th Belfast Whiskey Week, Ireland’s largest Whiskey Festival, returns Friday 19th July - Saturday 27th July featuring 100 events!

Belfast Whiskey Week celebrates whiskey and Belfast's deep-rooted history and connection in the production of whiskey spanning centuries, as well as providing experiences for all levels of whiskey drinker, and even those who don’t! For 9 days between the 19th and 27th of July Belfast Whiskey Week presents 100 events that allow you to come and experience whiskey, great food, live music, walking tours and fun experiences that lets you immerse yourself in the city, our whiskey neighbourhoods and communities.

Designed to cater for a wide range of festival goers, there are events across a variety of levels including introduction, intermediate and masterclass, through various experiences that will appeal to both whiskey enthusiasts and novices. The programme includes, whiskey tastings, cocktail events, theatrical experiences, distillery tours, sensory and fine dining experiences, exclusive dining and drink collaborations with well-known Belfast bars & restaurants, heritage walking tours, food pairing sessions and much more.

Join the whiskey Expo at St Comgall’s for £35 and meet the brands and distilleries pouring their whiskies for festival attendees to explore. Party with Belfast Whiskey Week at this year’s cocktail takeover at Trade Market where you get 5 cocktails for £35. Celebrate with those making their mark in the whiskey world at the annual Irish whiskey industry awards.

On the 27th July, why not join us for a 6hr Fringe event at the Spirit of Ballyhackamore: A Whiskey Neighbourhood? Food, Comedy, Theatre, Story Telling, Cocktails, Whiskey MasterClasses and plenty of live music, that includes local Trad & Jazz band and other local musicians. It’s free for the kids and adults pay £15 for the good stuff.

Festival venues were selected for their strong whiskey links and their love of showcasing whiskey, these include Duke of York, The Deer’s Head, Angel & 2 Bibles, Holohan’s Pantry, Dark Horse, John Hewitt, The Morning Star, Hearth, Trade Market - to name but a few.

Belfast Whiskey Week is delighted to welcome ABL Group as festival sponsors and is proud to partner with Whiskey Club NI, Echlinville Distillery, The Friend at Hand and the Duke of York, Urban Bar, Serac Ice and Three Cents to deliver Ireland’s Largest Whiskey Festival. Belfast Whiskey Week is also delighted to once again collaborate with Belfast Hidden Tours who will provide whiskey themed walking tours throughout the city and Irish Whiskey Magazine.

Belfast Whiskey Week is a community led initiative driven by a group of enthusiasts from Belfast Whiskey Club*. It was created as a platform for Belfast to reclaim its whiskey heritage, celebrate its distilling history as well as look forward to the exciting innovations and growth within the region.

Tickets for Belfast Whiskey Week start from £15. For further details visit or follow Belfast Whiskey Week on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube @belfastwhiskeyweek #BWW24 and #irishwhiskeyfest.

Please note:

Tickets are purchased through their website. Admission is for over 18’s Only, (Except to the FREE Family Fun event on Sat 27th July in Ballyhackamore). Admission is granted by using your Name and Booking Reference. Food events are bespoke, however not all events will be able to cater for your dietary requirements. Please check with venues if they are wheelchair friendly. No refunds will be made.

Tickets & Pricing
21-22 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am
22-23 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am
23-24 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am
24-25 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am
25-26 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am
26-27 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am
27-28 Jul 2024 12:00pm-12:00am

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