Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Belfast on Sunday 17 March 2019! Enjoy a vibrant carnival parade, listen to live Irish music, sample local dishes and relax in one of our traditional pubs.

Belfast St Patrick's Day Parade

Belfast will mark St Patrick’s Day with a vibrant carnival parade, filling the city centre with colour and music. Wonder at the eye-catching floats, performers and magnificent costumes, as well as a blend of global musicians and local community organisations.

St Patrick's Day concert crowd

Things to Do for St Patrick's Day in Belfast

Kit yourself out in green and celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Belfast! Here’s your guide to what to do on 17 March 2019.

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Holohan's Pantry

Irish Cuisine in Belfast

Ever eaten a boxty? Or sipped on an Irish coffee after a tasty, traditional meal? Discover authentic Irish cuisine in Belfast this St Patrick’s Day.

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Belfast Traditional Music Trail
Belfast Traditional Music Trail

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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St Patrick's Day Events

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    Féile an Earraigh

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    11-17 Mar

    Féile an Earraigh returns from 11 – 17 March 2019, with a vibrant and authentic celebration of Irish music, culture and arts over seven days...

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    St Patrick's Day with The Skallions

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    Sun, 17 Mar

    Back for another night, The Skallions will be teaming up once again with The Black Box to bring you a heavy dose of music, dancing, craic, b...

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    SPAR Craic 10K

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    Sun, 17 Mar

    The 5th annual SPAR Craic 10K will be taking place in Belfast on St Patrick’s Day, Sunday 17 March.

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    The Home of St Patrick Festival

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    08-18 Mar

    Armagh is at the heart of celebrating the life of Saint Patrick and the festival promises an unrivalled mix of regional and international mu...

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    I Love Irish Music!

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    Sat, 16 Mar

    Join in the festivities for St Patrick’s Day with the Ulster Orchestra.

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    Belfast St Patrick’s Day Parade & Concert

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    Sun, 17 Mar

    Come to Belfast for a fantastic St Patrick’s Day weekend. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a welcoming spectacle of colour and music,...

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Belfast: City of Music

Belfast Traditional Music Trail
Belfast Traditional Music Trail

Traditional Music in Belfast

Get your foot tapping and hands clapping to some traditional music this Paddy’s Day. There’s a vibrant live music scene in Belfast and plenty of choice when it comes to finding a knees up in an Irish pub. 

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Live music at The Hudson Bar

Belfast Music Guide

Discover Belfast’s famous faces and the best places for traditional music, live music events or something a little different, with our ultimate guide to the city’s music scene.

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Gradam Ceoil

TG4's Gradam Ceoil brings a top line-up of traditonal music talent to Belfast. Known as ‘the Oscars of traditional music’, the live concert and awards show will take place at the Waterfront Hall on Sunday 17 February.

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Weekend in Belfast Guide

Make the most of your weekend city break in Belfast with our insider's guide to a great getaway, including the best sights, tours, shops, food and bars.

Plan Your Trip

Translink Enterprise Train

Travelling to Belfast

Getting to Belfast couldn't be easier. Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin. And if you're travelling within Northern Ireland, Translink has great offers on bus and rail options.

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Rhino Car Hire
Rhino Car Hire

Car Parking in Belfast

Secure car parking is available across Belfast and car parks managed by Belfast City Council are free on a Sunday! Have a look at our guide to car parking in the city below. 

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Family using Translink Metro Bus

Getting Around Belfast

Belfast is compact and bijou, so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi. However, if you want to wander a little further afield then we've got a network of transport options which will get you to your desired destination.

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Download the Visit Belfast App

Download the Visit Belfast app for your guide to what's on in the city. Plus, discover great offers and lots of things to see and do!

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

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