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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.

Autumn Flower Show
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.
Food and Craft Stalls 
Browse a variety of stalls selling local and international hot food, sweet treats, homemade produce and preserves, plants, handmade crafts and jewellery.
Activities
Younger visitors will be spoilt for choice with plenty of activities to keep them entertained including:
  • 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.
Autumn Fair Trail
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.
Tropical Ravine
Make sure to pay a visit to the newly refurbished Tropical Ravine, open 10am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Ulster Museum 
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.
More Information
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.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists.

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Upcoming events at Botanic Gardens

Event

Dippy on Tour: Prehistoric Colouring

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29 Sep-01 Dec

Visit the Tropical Ravine and take part in colouring a giant prehistoric colouring page!

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Event

Dippy on Tour: Triassic Tours

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26 Oct-23 Nov

Visit the Tropical Ravine for a Triassic Tour as part of Dippy on Tour!

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Event

Dippy on Tour: Dino Family Masks

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Sat, 03 Nov

Drop in and learn how to create your own mask of animals related to the dinosaurs.

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Dippy on Tour: Explorer Goggles

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Sat, 08 Dec

Join the Young at Art Events team to make your own set of Explorer Goggle for all your dinosaur adventures.

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