A Gift for All
17 - 23 December
Watch as light and sound come together in perfect harmony, lighting up the city centre with a ‘gift for all’ this Christmas.
Giant Snow Slide, Carousel Rides & Free Entertainment
Experience magical entertainment, street animation and something new around every corner. Belfast city centre is alive with Christmas.
14 December - 1 January
The Winter Circus Show is an all human, all skill and all thrill event. Expect modern, high skilled acts, including acrobats, aerialists and jugglers in this one hour of hammer smashing Belfast inspired circus.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a pantomime. From the Waterfront Hall to the MAC, Belfast’s venues have a cracking line-up of plays and pantos for all the family – oh yes they do!
Winter Skate at SSE
15 December - 4 January
Skate at the home of the Stena Line Belfast Giants during the festive season.
Christmas at St George's Market
21 - 30 December
While Santa spreads his festive cheer, the traders will bear treats for one and all. From locally grown ingredients for that mouth-watering Christmas feast to one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for that perfect treat.
Belfast Christmas Market
17 - 22 December
This yuletide market offers an authentic feast of international cuisine alongside a mix of handcrafted goods and bespoke artisan products.
18 December - 5 January
Written by and starring Grimes and McKee, this hilarious and modern day Belfast take on the classic Dickens tale A Christmas Carol will have you rolling and even dancing in the aisles.
Santa's Post Office
22 - 23 December
Join Santa’s elves on Royal Avenue every Saturday and Sunday where your little one can write their letter to Santa.
Festive Afternoon Tea
Treat yourself to an indulgent Christmas-inspired afternoon tea in Belfast, with dainty finger sandwiches, sweet treats, steaming pots of tea and mulled wine.
#YourBelfast Rewards app
Download the #YourBelfast Rewards app for your chance to win hundreds of prizes in Belfast city centre this festive season!
Christmas in Belfast
Enjoy a magical Christmas in Belfast. Take a look at our festive guide to events, city breaks, shopping and nights out in the city.
Festive Family Fun
There’s loads to see and do with the family in Belfast this Christmas. From toddlers to teens and older family too, check out these festive events and make some magic holiday memories.
Belfast Christmas Shopping Guide
Planning a shopping trip to Belfast? Here’s everything you need to know. Discover the best shopping areas, Christmas markets and quirky boutiques, and find the perfect gifts.