From the top toy trends to unique experiences, have a look at our gift ideas for kids this Christmas.


Build-A-Bear Workshop - Victoria Square

Visit the only Build-a-Bear Workshop store in Northern Ireland at Victoria Square and make a unique bear for under the Christmas tree. Build-A-Bear Workshop bears are extra special, with interactive bear-making stations in store. Create a personalised stuffed animal with more than 30 furry friends to make, and hundreds of outfits and accessories to choose from, including characters from Pokémon and Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

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Debenhams - CastleCourt

As well a large range of kids’ clothing Debenhams in CastleCourt is full of toys, games and gadgets for all ages. Pick up board games that will entertain the whole family; test their movie trivia with Disney Guess the Film or race against the timer to build Mr Pop, both £25.

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Learning SPACE
Learning SPACE

Learning Space

Learning Space located in Belfast's Fountain Centre, specialises in educational resources, providing an exciting range of toys, games, software and books; products that captivate, inspire and educate children. With gifts for babies ages 0-18 months through to kids of 12, you'll find family favourites like Snakes and Ladders £12.99, Snap £4 and Mr Potato Head £9.99. 

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Søstrene Grene

This beautiful Danish homeware and giftware store has toys, stationary, arts materials, dinnerware and bedroom items for kids. Find something unique that will bring craft time and playtime to life such as a tepee for £41.80, or give them a stylish keepsake for their room like these moneyboxes for just £7.98.

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Kids Store

Kids Store on Castle Street has loads of items for babies, toddlers and children; including a huge range of toys at unbeatable prices. Find walkers, playgyms, mobiles, playsets and Christmassy clothing for little ones. For older kids, check out these rocking horses for £49.99 and dolls sets for £9.99.

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Disney Store

Northern Ireland's only Disney Store is located on Donegall Place. Kids will find all of their favourite characters from including Disney princesses, Moana, Frozen, Star Wars and Marvel. Pick up soft toys, figurines, costumes, pyjamas and accessories for some Disney magic this Christmas.

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Christmas Panto Shows

It wouldn't be Christmas without a trip to the panto, and there's lots of choice in Belfast this festive season. Choose from:

  • Beauty and the Beast, Waterfront Hall: 30 November – 6 January
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker, MAC: 28 November – 6 January
  • Peter Pan Arena Adventure, SSE: 15-16 December


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Adopt an Animal at Belfast Zoo

If you know a little one that’s mad about animals, give them the gift of chimp, giraffe or lemur! At Belfast Zoo you can adopt any of the animals for a year. Prices start from £30 with options to suit every budget. The zoo also offers Keeper for a Day experiences, gift vouchers and a whole range of alternative Christmas presents for animal lovers.

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Family at W5

W5 at Odyssey

Kids of all ages can let their imagination turn, twist and fly through more than 250 hands-on permanent exhibits at the W5 Science and Discovery Centre. With a season pass, you can enjoy unlimited access to W5, including special events, exhibitions and shows.

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Stena Line Belfast Giants
Stena Line Belfast Giants

Belfast Giants Flexi Ticket

Northern Irelands top ice-hockey franchise, the Belfast Giants, is a great night out for everyone! Be part of the action with a Flexi Ticket, which lets you buy your ticket in advance and redeem it for whichever game you choose during the season, from £9 for children and £16 for adults. 

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Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

Candy Workshop - Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

Enter the magical world of chocolate and sweets at Aunt Sandras Candy Factory or let the magical world come to you! Make your own chocolate pizzas, lollipops or any kind of treat you can imagine. There are even prizes for the most creative chocolate masterpiece. Fun for all the family, friends and kids of all ages. 

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Christmas Gifts for Her

Find the perfect gift for her in Belfast, with big shopping brands and unique boutiques. Choose from the latest fashion and extra special gifts.

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Christmas Gifts for Him

Find the perfect gift for him in Belfast, with independent shops and high street stores packed with men’s fashion, fragrances and gadgets. Or book a memorable experience.

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Christmas Gifts for Teenagers

Find the perfect gift for your teenager with the help of our Belfast Christmas gift guide. From the latest fashions and music, to stocking fillers and experiences.

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