The Music Box
13-15 December, Waterfront Hall
Now in its 10th year, The Music Box is one of Belfast’s biggest Christmas shows. Join host Peter Corry and special guests for a family-friendly night of Christmas entertainment that captures the festive magic of the season.
The Magic of Christmas
19 December, Waterfront Hall
Following its huge success last year, The Magic of Christmas show returns with more festive cheer for 2018. This spectacular orchestra performance will feature all your seasonal favourites such as Winter Wonderland and Santa Claus is Coming to Town.
Magical Musical Christmas Programme
Call down to the stage on Royal Avenue to hear the wonderful sounds from talented performers including Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra, The Swing Gals, Belfast Community Gospel Choir and many more, with plenty of Christmas music to get you in the festive mood.
BCGC’s Christmas Spectacular!
16 December, Waterfront Hall
Celebrate 10 years of the Belfast Community Gospel Choir at their Christmas spectacular, full of old favourites and new anthems.
16 December, Royal Avenue
Feeling the cold? Transport yourself to a tropical paradise as you experience Christmas with a Caribbean twist! This family-friendly, outdoor show at the stage on Royal Avenue will have your hands clapping and feet tapping to totally different beat.
Christmas with Emma Reynolds Music
16 December, Black Box
Join Emma Reynolds for an afternoon of relaxing music with festive favourites and well-loved songs to add sparkle to the Christmas season. This talented and versatile soprano will be performing popular hits and festive favourites in the Black Box.
Big Belfast Christmas Busk-Off
Some of Northern Ireland’s most talented performers will be taking part in the Big Belfast Christmas Busk-Off at various locations across the city; including the ever popular Anna's Number, jazz and funk sensations Belfast Busking Band and electric performances from Jordan Farndell.
Welcoming the Light
21 December, Royal Avenue
Cathedral Quarter Trust and Belfast City Council are hosting ‘Welcoming the Light’ on Royal Avenue; a celebration of the winter solstice with light, music, dancers and drummers.
16 December, Crescent Arts Centre
An annual opportunity to experience an incredible night of music by Bob Dylan and friends in aid of the Peter Rosser Composition Award, performedby some of the finest musicians.
Festive Family Fun
There’s loads to see and do with the family in Belfast this Christmas. From toddlers to teens and older family members too, check out these festive events and make some magic holiday memories.
New Year's Eve
With unmissable parties and shows, Belfast is the top place to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Check out great hotel offers and stay the night.
Christmas Pantomimes in Belfast
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a pantomime. From the SSE to the Waterfront Hall and the MAC, Belfast’s venues have a cracking line-up of plays and pantos for all the family – oh yes they do!