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 Eve Concert
Belfast’s Custom House Square will come alive with the sound of some of the island’s most exceptional musical talent this St Patrick’s Eve! Enjoy this family-friendly, fun packed concert, as well as face painting, circus performers, and balloon artists and buskers to keep little ones entertained!
St Patrick's Celebrations City Centre Event
Belfast City Council’s St Patrick’s Day Celebrations, 10 – 18 March, include Trad Trails, Concert at Custom House Square and 2 Royal Avenue, St. Patrick’s Day Parade and more.
St Patrick's Day
‘Voices of Belfast’ St Patrick’s Day ParadeFri, 17 Mar 2023, 1:30pm
This year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade by Beat Carnival is a colourful pageant of costume, music, dance, circus…
Shows and Displays
St Patrick’s Celebrations at St George’sFri, 17 Mar 2023, 12:00pm
Enjoy live traditional music from members of Ards Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ). This is a free event.
Féile an Earraigh
Féile Trad TrailSun, 19 Mar 2023, 12:00pm
Trad Trail by Féile an Phobail will take place in venues right across the city and throughout the…
All St Patrick's Day Events
It’s St Patrick’s Day! Enjoy the St. Patrick’s day celebrations in Belfast, with parades, music, family activities, and a whole lot of green.
Féile an Earraigh
Féile an Earraigh 2023Sun, 19 Mar 2023, 10:00am
A vibrant and inclusive culture and arts festival, celebrating and showcasing Irish culture, music and diversity. 1-17 March…
Shows and Displays
Céilí at the CastleSun, 19 Mar 2023, 1:00pm
Get ready to enjoy a true Belfast experience, complete with Céilí, or traditional Irish folk dancing, live music,…
St Patrick's Day
St Patrick’s Day at Ulster American Folk ParkSat, 18 Mar 2023, 10:00am
A weekend of traditional St. Patrick's Day celebrations at the Folk Park. Enjoy Irish dancers and live traditional…
Féile Trad Trail Events
The Féile Trad Trail will take venues right across the city and throughout the city centre with local musicians and musicians from all over the Island. So take a seat, and enjoy some of the City’s best Irish Traditional musicians.
Féile Trad Trail at The James Connolly Visitor Centre
Come along to The James Connolly Visitor Centre, take a seat, and enjoy some of the City’s best Irish Traditional musicians and you’ll find out why.
Féile Trad Trail at Raidió Fáilte
Come along to Raidió Fáilte, take a seat, and enjoy some of the City’s best Irish Traditional musicians and you’ll find out why.
Féile Trad Trail at Henrys
Come along to Henrys, take a seat, and enjoy some of the City’s best Irish Traditional musicians and you’ll find out why.
Win Tickets to Titanic Distillers Premium Tour at Thompson Dock!
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 the city’s best pubs for a taste of the black stuff.
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.
Whiskey Tours and Experiences
With pubs, tours and tastings galore, Belfast is a whiskey-lover’s dream. Discover top whiskey experiences in Belfast.
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.
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.
Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)
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.
Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre
A cultural base for locals and visitors to the region for the study and celebration of native Irish music, song, dance, language.
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.
Find Belfast's best bars, pubs and clubs to experience Belfast's Nightlife and have a great night out with all of the craic.
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.
Plan Your Visit
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.