Christmas Events

Get into the Christmas spirit with these festive events, from pantomimes to craft markets, Santa grottos, concerts, gigs, comedy, theatre and film screenings.

2019 Highlights

What's on in Belfast This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Read our round-up of what’s on in Belfast, from live music, concerts and shows to festivals, family fun and free events.

Children's Events

  • Enchanted Winter Garden at Antrim Castle
    Enchanted Winter Garden at Antrim Castle
    Children's Events

    Enchanted Winter Garden at Antrim Castle

    11 - 22 Dec 2019

    The Enchanted Winter Garden event returns to the award-winning Antrim Castle Gardens, transforming it into a magical world…

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  • Santa Street at W5
    Santa Street at W5
    Children's Events

    Santa Street at W5

    12 - 23 Dec 2019

    This December feel the magic of Christmas come to life at W5 with a seasonal visit to Santa…

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  • Santa’s Post Office
    Santa’s Post Office
    Children's Events

    Santa’s Post Office

    12 - 15 Dec 2019

    Step into Santa’s Post Box and discover what goes on behind the scenes as his elves work round…

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  • Christmas at the Boulevard
    Christmas at the Boulevard
    Children's Events

    Christmas at the Boulevard

    11 - 24 Dec 2019

    Enjoy festive fun that the whole family can enjoy at The Boulevard – even the four-legged members!

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  • Winter Freeze at W5
    Winter Freeze at W5
    Children's Events

    Winter Freeze at W5

    14 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

    Take a deep breath and come with W5 on a journey to the nether world of low temperature…

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  • Night at the Aquarium
    Night at the Aquarium
    Belfast Plus

    Night at the Aquarium

    03 Jan - 28 Feb 2020

    Do things go bump in the aquarium at night? Well now is your chance to find out with…

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  • Christmas at Castle Espie
    Christmas at Castle Espie
    Christmas

    Christmas at Castle Espie

    14 - 23 Dec 2019

    Make magical memories at Castle Espie this December with a visit to Santa and his Elves’ Workshop.

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  • Winter Circus
    Winter Circus
    Children's Events

    Winter Circus

    13 Dec 2019 - 02 Jan 2020

    Tumble Circus are back again with The Winter Circus Show! The ever-popular show will be hosted in the…

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  • Aladdin the Pantomime
    Aladdin the Pantomime
    Children's Events

    Aladdin the Pantomime

    18 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020

    Belvoir Players annual pantomime extravaganza returns with an adventurous tale of a hero, a wizard, a princess and…

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  • Chinese New Year – Lisburn Light Festival Finale
    Chinese New Year – Lisburn Light Festival Finale
    Belfast Plus

    Chinese New Year – Lisburn Light Festival Finale

    Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 4:00pm

    Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Lisburn with this fantastic festival finale!

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Comedy Highlights

Free Events

Music & Concerts

  • Titanic The Musical
    Titanic The Musical
    Titanic And Maritime

    Titanic The Musical

    28 Apr - 03 May 2020

    Titanic The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her…

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  • Belfast Traditional Music Trail
    Belfast Traditional Music Trail
    See & Do

    Belfast Traditional Music Trail

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    The Belfast Traditional Music Trail is a unique way to experience Irish music. With two professional musicians as…

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  • The Magic of Motown
    The Magic of Motown
    Music and Concerts

    The Magic of Motown

    Thu, 19 Mar 2020, 7:00pm

    Celebrate the sound of a generation with The Magic of Motown!

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  • Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg
    Music and Concerts

    Snoop Dogg

    Fri, 10 Apr 2020, 7:00pm

    Snoop Dogg has announced a six date ‘I Wanna Thank Me’ UK arena headline tour for April 2020…

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  • Rustioni Conducts Chopin and Bruckner
    Rustioni Conducts Chopin and Bruckner
    Music and Concerts

    Rustioni Conducts Chopin and Bruckner

    Fri, 15 May 2020, 7:45pm

    Benjamin Grosvenor guests, with pieces by Mozart, Chopin and Bruckner.

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  • Cirque du Soleil – Crystal
    Cirque du Soleil – Crystal
    Shows and Displays

    Cirque du Soleil – Crystal

    25 - 29 Mar 2020

    Cirque du Soleil® presents CRYSTAL - The first acrobatic show on ice, in Northern Ireland this spring!

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  • André Rieu
    André Rieu
    Music and Concerts

    André Rieu

    Thu, 16 Apr 2020, 8:00pm

    André Rieu, the Dutch “King of Waltz” who has made classical music accessible to ordinary people, will bring…

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  • Neil Diamond Tribute Show
    Neil Diamond Tribute Show
    Music and Concerts

    Neil Diamond Tribute Show

    Sat, 28 Dec 2019, 9:00pm

    Gary Ryan is the most authentic tribute to Neil Diamond that can be seen anywhere on stage!

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  • New Rules
    New Rules
    Music and Concerts

    New Rules

    Sun, 16 Feb 2020, 2:00pm

    Following their sold out 2019 tour, New Rules have announced a major tour for 2020 including a show…

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  • Nathan Carter
    Nathan Carter
    Music and Concerts

    Nathan Carter

    Sat, 28 Mar 2020, 7:00pm

    Nathan Carter has announced that he'll be returning to Belfast in 2020 to play for one night only…

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