Discover #YourBelfast this Autumn. The city is alive with music, street theatre and festivals. Discover 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

Belfast Christmas Market

The popular Christmas market returns to Belfast City Hall, opening at 12pm on Saturday 17 November. Sample international cuisine,  find bespoke handcrafted goods and visit Santa's grotto.

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November Highlights

Whether your passion is music, theatre, dance, film, comedy or experiencing something new, there's a feast of festivals and events on offer throughout Belfast this autumn!

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Music Events not to Miss this Autumn

Belfast has an incredible line-up of music events this autumn, with everything from small gigs to world-famous artists and hit musical theatre.

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Win £100 CastleCourt Gift Card!

CastleCourt is giving away a £100 gift card every day! Be in with your chance of winning by taking a photo at their photo wall inside the shopping centre and share it on social media using #BelfastStartsHere. Competition runs to 16 November. 


Shopping Offers

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

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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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Gift Shopping Guide

Belfast has the perfect gift for everyone in the family. Delve into the city centre and find something special.

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Food & Drink

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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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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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 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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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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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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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

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.

Top Events

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    The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Wonder Women

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    03 Nov

    The Lady Boys of Bangkok 'Wonder Women' Tour takes the UK's top cabaret show to new levels for their 20th anniversary.

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    Belfast Santa Parade

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    Sat, 17 Nov

    CastleCourt's much-loved Christmas parade returns to Belfast city centre on Saturday 17 November.

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    Sound of Belfast 2018

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    08 Nov

    Celebrating five years of Sound of Belfast with a programme of events coordinated by Oh Yeah and aimed at celebrating and promoting a great...

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    Belfast Christmas Market

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    17 Nov-22 Dec

    This yuletide market offers an authentic feast of international cuisine alongside a mix of handcrafted goods and bespoke artisan products.

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    Belfast Christmas Lights Switch On 2018

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    Sat, 17 Nov

    Belfast will light up for Christmas on Saturday 17 November 2018 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in front of Belfast City Hall.

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    Deacon Blue

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    Tue, 13 Nov

    Deacon Blue are delighted to announce their return to Belfast on their 2018 Tour, a celebration of 30 years of Deacon Blue.

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    Freemasonry in Ireland

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    01-28 Nov

    From secret handshakes, initiations, symbols and countless conspiracy theories, the Masonic Order has been steeped in mystery and intrigue.

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