Coming to Northern Ireland this spring? Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Belfast on Tuesday 17 March 2020!
The annual St Patrick’s Day Carnival Parade and Concert has been cancelled, but you can still experience Irish culture in the heart of Belfast and beyond. Sample tasty Irish food and drink and enjoy Belfast’s nightlife. Or follow in the footsteps of the saint himself on the St Patrick’s trail.
St Patrick’s Day Events
Find out what’s on in Belfast and beyond for St Patrick’s Day 2020. Belfast’s St Patrick’s Day parade has been cancelled but there are still plenty of events and live music across the city.
Irish Food and Drink
Best Places for Guinness in Belfast
Looking for the perfect pint of Guinness in Belfast? Read our local’s guide to city’s best pubs for a taste of the black stuff.
Irish Cuisine in Belfast
Ever eaten a boxty? Or sipped on an Irish coffee after a tasty, traditional meal? Find out where to discover authentic Irish food and drinks in Belfast.
Whiskey Tours and Experiences
With whiskey distilleries, tours and tastings galore, Belfast is a whiskey-lover’s dream. Discover top whiskey experiences in Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Top Places to Discover Saint Patrick
Northern Ireland is Saint Patrick’s heartland and there are many places to learn about our patron saint just a short drive from Belfast, including his first church and burial site. Take an epic journey and discover the man behind the myths.
Irish Culture in Belfast
Celebrate St Patrick’s Day by getting in touch with some Irish culture in Belfast! Experience a traditional Irish dance show, take a ceili dancing lesson or visit an Irish language and arts centre.
The Belfast Dance Show
Join a celebration of Belfast through music, song and dance at The Belfast Dance Show, Northern Ireland’s leading traditional music and dance event.
Real Belfast Ceili
Authentic Irish ceili dancing experience where you will learn some traditional Irish ceili dances to live music, rounded off by some local traditional cuisine!
Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
Cultúrlann produces a vibrant arts programme that promotes Irish language and culture and provides a meeting place for visitors and locals alike.
Traditional Music in Belfast
Belfast’s pub culture thrives on traditional music sessions. Grab a pint and immerse yourself in the sounds of Irish trad in these bars and venues with regular traditional live music.
Belfast Pub Trail Map
Enjoy a great range of Irish beers in Belfast, thanks to Diageo's Pub Trail Map.
City breaks are the perfect time to let your hair down. Whether you enjoy tasty cocktails or a night on the dancefloor Belfast has the ideal spot for you.
Traditional Pubs in Belfast
Find the best traditional pubs with warm, lively atmospheres in Belfast complete with snugs, traditional music sessions and the perfect pint of Guinness.
Book Your Stay
Stay for the night with these fantastic accommodation offers! From luxurious packages to affordable stays in city centre hotels, there’s something to suit every budget.
St Patrick's Events
Plan Your Visit
Getting Around Belfast
Belfast is compact and bijou, so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi
Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.
Car Parking in Belfast
Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city or leave the car at home and opt for Translink's public transport options