Enjoy a weekend of food, flowers and free family fun as the annual Autumn Fair returns to Belfast's stunning Botanic Gardens on 15 and 16 September from 12.30pm - 6pm.
Be amazed at the spectacular award-winning prize blooms on display including enormous vegetables, floral art displays, and many other wonders from community gardens, greenhouses, wine cellars and beehives.
Browse a variety of stalls selling local and international hot food, sweet treats, homemade produce and preserves, plants, handmade crafts and jewellery.
Younger visitors will be spoilt for choice with plenty of activities to keep them entertained including:
Autumn Fair Trail
- arts and crafts in the crafty caravan
- autumn sand art workshops
- crazy golf
- safari train rides
- laser combat
- carnival game stalls
- dance workshops
- sensory play with Mini Explorers
- nature activities
- giant bubble displays
- amazing magic shows and hilarious street performers.
Explore Botanic Gardens with Young at Art Events on a walking tour with a difference. Have fun whilst learning a little more about Botanic Gardens and discovering new areas off the beaten track.
Music in the Park
Kick back and relax to the sounds of live music from the music marquee and around the park over the weekend.
Make sure to pay a visit to the newly refurbished Tropical Ravine, open 10am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
The Ulster Museum, beside Botanic Gardens, will be open over the Autumn Fair weekend from 10am – 5pm each day, offering something for art lovers, history buffs, excited children, and the curious. The museum is free entry.
For more information, including an Autumn Fair map and programme of events, please visit www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events
or phone the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre on 028 9024 6609.
This event is free entry.