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 Market
The popular Christmas market returns to Belfast City Hall, opening at 12pm on Saturday 17 November. Sample international cuisine, find bespoke handcrafted goods and visit Santa's grotto.
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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Christmas Shop Opening Hours
Find out when late night shopping in Belfast starts plus the festive opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.
Gift Shopping Guide
Belfast has the perfect gift for everyone in the family. Delve into the city centre and find something special.
Food & Drink
Top Places for Lunch in Belfast
Looking for some inspiration for lunch? Grab a quick bite or leisurely meal on your lunch break in Belfast City Centre.
Date Night Ideas
From intimate restaurants to lively shows and theatre, there’s something for every couple in the heart of the city.
Catch Up With Friends in Belfast
From afternoon tea to dinner, drinks and unique entertainment, there are loads of things to do with your friends in Belfast city centre.
Foodie Guide to Belfast
There are restaurants, bars, food markets and artisan producers tucked away in every corner of the city, so Belfast is nothing short of a foodie haven.
Family Friendly Restaurants
With special menus and activities for little ones, have a look at some of our suggestions for child-friendly restaurants in Belfast.
Festive Afternoon Tea in Belfast
Treat yourself to an indulgent Christmas-inspired afternoon tea in Belfast, with dainty finger sandwiches, sweet treats, steaming pots of tea and mulled wine.
Due to road closures around Royal Avenue and Castle Place, there are some bus diversions in place.
There's also a free shuttle bus service which connects St George's Market, Belfast City Hall, Royal Avenue and North Street. View timetable (PDF).
Car Parking in Belfast City Centre
Have a look at our map and guide to car parking in the city, including free parking on Sundays and in the evenings.
Park at CastleCourt before 9.30am Monday to Friday, stay for longer than 5 hours and pay £6 all day, with their Early Bird Car Parking Offer. Or leave the car at home and take advantage of Translink's public transport offers.
Book a Belfast City Break
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Show the Love!
The shops, the bars, the food, the people… share your favourite things about the city and show your love for #YourBelfast on social media.