This is the season of joy, when magic is alive in Belfast.
Visit, stay the night and see the city shine.

This is Your Belfast. Alive with Christmas.

Highlights

Belfast City Hall lit up in rainbow colours

Celebrate 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.

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Christmas Sales in Belfast

Don’t miss the huge savings in this year’s January sales in Belfast city centre, with up to 60% off! Here’s your guide to the top deals, discounts and promotions. 

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Christmas Shop Opening Hours

Find out when the shops in Belfast are open over the Christmas and New Year period.

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Festive Events

For a full list of Christmas events, have a look at our What's On section.

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W5 at Odyssey

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.

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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.

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Belfast is Alive With Christmas

Experience magical entertainment, street animation and something new around every corner. Belfast city centre is alive with Christmas.

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January City Breaks

Enjoy a January City Break in Belfast, with great hotel offers from £85 per room!

Christmas Shopping

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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.

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Space Craft

Unique Boutiques & Hidden Gems

Discover Belfast’s unique and independent retailers, offering everything from fashion and arts, to food and drink.

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Shopping and Restaurant Offers

Save on everything from fashion to eating out with these incredible deals at shops and restaurants in Belfast city centre.

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Great Nights Out

Cocktails at Sweet Afton Bar

Festive Nights Out

Enjoy Belfast's legendary night life with fabulous events, award-winning restaurants, chic bars, welcoming pubs and stylish clubs this festive season.

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Belfast Waterfront
Belfast Waterfront

Magical Music Events

Between sleighbells ringing and carollers singing, Belfast is brimming with music this holiday season. Join in the cheer at a Christmas music event, or catch an unmissable gig or concert.

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Plan Your Trip

Children on Enterprise Train at Christmas

Getting to Belfast

Travelling to Belfast is easy. With direct bus and rail links, it’s just two hours from Dublin. Coming from further away? Belfast has two airports with direct flights from the UK and over 20 European cities.

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Bus and Rail Offers

Translink has loads of travel deals and great savings this Christmas; perfect for shopping and nights out in the city. Plus, they have additional late night services.

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Car Parking

Belfast has plenty of options for car parking and many of the city centre car parks are easily accessible from the M1 and M2. Or, leave the car outside the city and hop on a Park and Ride bus service.

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Enter to Win!

You have to be in it to win it! Enter one of our exclusive competitions for your chance to win a winter getaway, afternoon tea at Babel or a zookeeper experience at Belfast Zoo

Christmas Events

Visit Belfast App

Download the Visit Belfast app for your Christmas guide to events, offers and great things to see and do!

The app is available on the App Store and Google Play Store.

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