The city is alive with music, street theatre and festivals. Find unique shops and high street favourites, or indulge in award-winning markets and restaurants. Enjoy great nights out and catch up with friends, with amazing rooftop bars and cosy pubs.


Event Highlights


Family Events this Spring

Spring has sprung and it’s a great time to get out with the kids and try something new. We’ve rounded up some of the top family-friendly events in Belfast and beyond.

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Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

The magnificent masts of Tall Ships return to Belfast’s quaysides, signalling the start of one of the city’s most popular family events, the Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival.

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Belfast Pride Parade

Top 2019 Events in Belfast

With hundreds of things happening in Belfast city centre every month, it can be hard to choose what to go to.  Here's our guide to the best events and festivals coming up soon.

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Spring in Belfast

With the longer, brighter days ahead, there's even more time to enjoy Belfast’s award-winning visitor attractions, top sightseeing tours and spring festivals. And with Belfast named Lonely Planet's top region to visit in 2018, there's never been a better time to book your trip!


Shopping at Victoria Square

Shopping Offers

Save on everything from fashion to skincare with these great deals at shops in Belfast city centre.

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Independent Shops in Belfast

Discover Belfast’s unique and independent retailers, offering everything from fashion, to arts, crafts, food and drink.

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Shopping at Corn Market

The Ultimate Belfast Shopping Guide

From fashion and footwear to unique gifts, there's something for everyone. If you're planning a shopping trip to the city, why not follow our ultimate itinerary?

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Food & Drink

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Top Places for Lunch in Belfast

Looking for some inspiration for lunch? Grab a quick bite or leisurely meal on your lunch break in Belfast City Centre.

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Date Night Ideas

From intimate restaurants to lively shows and theatre, there’s something for every couple in the heart of the city.

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Fratelli Restaurant Belfast

Catch Up With Friends in Belfast

From afternoon tea to dinner, drinks and unique entertainment, there are loads of things to do with your friends in Belfast city centre.

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Lunch at Muddlers Club

Foodie Guide to Belfast

There are restaurants, bars, food markets and artisan producers tucked away in every corner of the city, so Belfast is nothing short of a foodie haven.

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Family Meal at Fratelli

Family Friendly Restaurants

With special menus and activities for little ones, have a look at some of our suggestions for child-friendly restaurants in Belfast.

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Titanic Hotel Belfast Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in Belfast

Treat yourself to an indulgent afternoon tea in Belfast with finger sandwiches, sweet treats and steaming pots of tea.

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Book a Belfast City Break

Find the perfect hotel where you can relax, unwind and find everything the city has to offer right on your doorstep. Browse our incredible hotel offers.

Getting Around


Getting Around the Bank Buildings Cordon

A safety cordon remains in place around the Bank Buildings in Belfast City Centre, but the surrounding shops remain open for business.

Download our Belfast City Centre map and read our guide to getting around.

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Family on Translink Metro Bus

Bus Services

Take a look at Translink's special bus and rail offers or take advantage of their Park and Ride facilities.

Due to road closures around Royal Avenue and Castle Place, there are some bus diversions in place. 

There's also a free shuttle bus service which connects St George's Market, Belfast City Hall, Royal Avenue and North Street. View timetable (PDF).

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Car Parking in Belfast City Centre

Have a look at our map and guide to car parking in the city, including free parking on Sundays and in the evenings.

Park at CastleCourt before 9.30am Monday to Friday, stay for longer than 5 hours and pay £6 all day, with their Early Bird Car Parking Offer. Or leave the car at home and take advantage of Translink's public transport offers.

Map of Car Parks

Show the Love!

The shops, the bars, the food, the people… share your favourite things about the city and show your love for #YourBelfast on social media.

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