Coming to Northern Ireland this spring? Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Belfast and 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

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Belfast and experience Irish culture in the heart of Belfast and beyond.

Irish Food and Drink

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Best Places for Guinness in Belfast

Looking for the perfect pint of Guinness in Belfast? Read our local’s guide to the city’s best pubs for a taste of the black stuff.

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Holohan's Pantry
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Local Cuisine in Belfast

Ever eaten a boxty? Or sipped on an Irish coffee after a tasty, traditional meal? Find out where to discover authentic local food and drinks in Belfast.

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Whiskey Experiences
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Whiskey Tours and Experiences

With pubs, tours and tastings galore, Belfast is a whiskey-lover’s dream. Discover top whiskey experiences in Belfast.

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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 ceili dancing lesson or visit an Irish language and arts centre.

Cultrlann McAdam o Fiaich
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Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich

3.57 KM

Cultúrlann produces a vibrant arts programme that promotes Irish language and culture and provides a meeting place for visitors and locals alike.

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Real Belfast Céilí

4.3 KM

Authentic Irish ceili dancing experience where you will learn some traditional Irish ceili dances to live music, rounded off by some local traditional cuisine!

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Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)

4.33 KM

Áras Uí Chonghaile is an award-winning modern, inspirational, visitor centre based in the heart of Belfast’s Gaeltacht Quarter and located only yards from where James Connolly, a man of formidable ideas and remarkable vision, lived on the Falls Road.

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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 Nightlife

Cocktails at Sweet Afton Bar
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Belfast Pub Trail Map

Enjoy a great range of Irish beers in Belfast, thanks to Diageo's Pub Trail Map.

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Belfast Nightlife

Whether you enjoy tasty cocktails or a night on the dancefloor Belfast has the ideal spot for you.

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Crown Liquor Saloon
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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.

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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

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Getting Around Belfast

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Getting Here

Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.

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Car Parking in Belfast

Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city.

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