Whether your passion is music, theatre, dance, film, comedy or experiencing something new, there's a feast of festivals on offer throughout Belfast this autumn!

Dippy the Dinosaur

Dippy On Tour

28 September - 6 January 

Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, takes up a temporary home in Belfast's Ulster Museum. Dippy is venturing out of London for the first time since 1905 and he's on a mission to inspire five million natural history adventures.

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Belfast Christmas Market

17 November – 22 December

This popular yuletide market at Belfast City Hall offers an authentic feast of international cuisine alongside a mix of handcrafted goods and bespoke artisan products.

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Friendship Four 2018

23 - 24 November 

A unique opportunity to watch the only NCAA college ice hockey tournament to be held outside of the United States. With many of these young athletes soon to be NHL stars, it's a chance for sports fans in Europe to see them up close.

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Fleadh Feirste Emma Ni Fhío

Fleadh Feirste: The Gaeltacht Quarter Festival

28 November - 2 December

A vibrant cultural festival full traditional Irish music, art exhibitions, poetry events and activities for children.

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Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic

29 November - 1 December

US college basketball returns to SSE Arena for the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic. The tournament will be broadcast live across America.

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