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Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival returns to the city's Titanic Quarter on 25-27 May 2019. Climb aboard magnificent tall ships, explore Belfast's maritime heritage and enjoy amazing family fun.

Returning for its 11th year, our quaysides will come alive on the last bank holiday weekend in May, from 25 - 27 May 2019.
Visitors are invited to:
  • Hop aboard some magnificent vessels
  • sample an array of maritime-themed family fun and food
  • watch roving international street performers and shows.
There will also be lots to see and do over the weekend in Titanic Quarter with live music, authentic nautical cuisine and family fun. You’ll also be able to experience Belfast’s rich maritime heritage through a bumper-packed programme of free activities along the Maritime Mile.

Visiting vessels and ships

We have a host of ships and vessels attending this year's festival. Some of those include:
  • Mexican Naval Vessel Cuauhtémoc
  • Royal Naval vessel HMS Penzance
  • Irish Naval Vessel Samuel Beckett
  • Tall ship Pelican of London
  • Ketch rigged Dutch sailing barge Volharding
  • 1960's old style tug boat Brocklebank
  • Four French Naval Vessels
    • BE Chacal (Open Saturday only)
    • BE Jaguar (Not open to the public)
    • BE Leopard (Not open to the public)
    • BE Tigre (Not open to the public).
Opening times subject to tide and ship restrictions. Terms and Conditions of entry to ships will apply, ID may be required.

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Getting to the Festival 

With multiple public transport services connecting to the Titanic Quarter, getting to the festival couldn’t be easier. Take the train to York Street Station or Titanic Halt; or hop on the Glider (G2 service) which stops at Odyssey, Titanic Belfast, Thompson Dry Dock and Catalyst Inc. Gliders run from the city centre and will operate normal hours throughout the weekend.  

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Titanic Quarter

The birthplace of Titanic is Belfast's newest and most vibrant destination, Titanic Quarter Ltd co-promotes the Titanic Quarter development with Belfast Harbour.

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