Discover what’s on in Belfast including upcoming live music, gigs, concerts, comedy, children’s events, markets, arts exhibitions and much more.

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Art & Exhibitions

Belfast has an impressive array of gallery space, displaying everything from the most contemporary visual art to traditional printmaking techniques. Browse touring exhibitions as well as shows taking place.

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Children's Events

There are plenty of entertaining attractions for the young (and the young at heart!) around Belfast. Check out our top events for kids and families in the city.

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In need of a laugh? Check out our top comedy events and festivals in Belfast with the leading UK and Ireland comedians.


Belfast is packed with vibrant festivals throughout the year. Whether it’s international film, music, dance or literature, Belfast’s rich arts culture shines through when it comes to putting on a show.



From special one-off showings to fantastic film festivals, Belfast has something for everyone. Browse our guide to movie screenings across the city.

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Food & Drink

Enjoy a culinary adventure in Belfast, with foodie festivals and events. Keep an eye out on what events are coming up!

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Food and Drink Experiences

Explore Belfast's food and drink attractions, tours and events.

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Free Events

Browse our top free events in Belfast and elsewhere in Northern Ireland, including festivals, children’s events, exhibitions and talks.

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History & Heritage

Explore Belfast's rich history and heritage with events and tours across the city.

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Learning Experiences

Learn a new skill or discover a new hobby with workshops and classes across Belfast.

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Lectures & Talks

Enjoy a series of interesting lectures and talks across Belfast.

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Markets & Fairs

Discover delicious flavours and locally made products at one of Belfast’s top markets and fairs.

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Music & Concerts

Belfast resonates to an ever-changing soundtrack of live music. Browse our guide to concerts and gigs in Belfast as well as traditional live music and jazz.

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Nature & Wildlife

Explore the great outdoors in Belfast with nature and wildlife events, walks and talks.

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Pubs & Clubs

With pub quizzes, live music and special drinks events, enjoy one of Belfast's top pubs and bars.

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Shows & Displays

Enjoy a range of shows and displays in Belfast, including fashion and sporting events.

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Belfast offers shoppers the ultimate retail experience with big luxury brands, high street fashion and unique boutiques.

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Enjoy top sporting action in Belfast, whether it's rugby, football, hurling, ice hockey, golf or horse racing.

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From West End theatre productions to cabaret shows, Belfast's entertainment scene attracts big-name stars as well as top home-grown talent.

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Explore Belfast’s hidden gems and heritage with a tour of the city. Find more tours in our Sightseeing Tours section.

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