The Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival returns to the city's Titanic Quarter on 19 - 20 May. Climb aboard magnificent tall ships, explore Belfast's maritime heritage and enjoy amazing family fun. Come for the ships, stay for the adventure!

Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

The Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival takes place on Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 May 2018 from 10am - 6pm. Climb aboard some magnificent visiting tall ships and naval vessels, which will be docked in Belfast for the festival weekend, and meet the captain and crew. Enjoy live music, street entertainment, a street food market, fairground rides, maritime-themed workshops and displays and water-based 'try it' sessions.

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Travel Information

Getting to the Festival

The gateway to the festival begins at Donegall Quay (beside the Big Fish sculpture). Cross the River Lagan via the Lagan Weir Footbridge and continue to Queen's Quay and the Titanic Quarter.

Getting to Belfast

Getting to Belfast couldn't be easier. With a direct rail link from Dublin, sea crossings from England and Scotland and over 20 flight routes into the city, see our guide to travelling to Belfast and getting around the city.

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Car Parking & Public Transport

There is no dedicated car parking for the festival but there are a number of Belfast city centre car parks available. View our car parking map or leave the car at home and take advantage of Translink's bus and rail options including Park and Ride facilities.

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Maritime Attractions & Tours

Maritime Mile Trail

Follow the Martime Mile waterfront trail and experience Belfast's Titanic and martime heritage. Discover one of the world's largest and rarest lighthouse optics, The Great Light, visit the award-winning Titanic Belfast visitor experience and go on board HMS Caroline, the last survivor of the Battle of Jutland in World War One.

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Maritime Attractions

Explore some of Belfast's top attractions including Titanic Belfast, SS Nomadic and HMS Caroline. Walk along the historic slipways where RMS Titanic and Olympic were built and launched over 100 years ago.

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Titanic Discovery Tour
Titanic Discovery Tour

Sightseeing Tours

Book a tour with an experienced guide and find out more about Belfast's fascinating martime history and Titanic sights.

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Stay in Belfast

Come for the ships, stay for the adventure. Book a Belfast city break and explore Belfast's maritime heritage.

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