Belfast Christmas Market

Visit the Belfast Christmas Market in City Hall grounds from 16 November for an award-winning taste of Christmas.

Over 30 international traders offer unusual foods and gifts ideas including French crêpes, Dutch pancakes, Belgian chocolates, an exotic selection of burgers and giant bratwurst from the iconic Schwenkegrill all served alongside fantastic quality produce from local artisan food and craft producers.

And don’t forget to visit Santa’s Grotto and take a ride on the vintage carousel or a slide down the Helter Skelter.

Offering the perfect pit stop during your Christmas shopping, the welcoming festive bars offer a warm place to enjoy a selection of beverages including Glühwein, mulled cider, hot chocolate, a variety of continental beers.

Days and Opening times
Monday - Wednesday  10am - 8pm
Thursday - Saturday     10am - 10pm
Sunday                          1pm - 6pm

*Please note the Belfast Christmas Market will open on Saturday 16 November at 12 noon.

On this date access will only be available from the East and West pedestrian Gates. From 5pm a one-way entry and exit system will be introduced with entrancing only available via the West Gate, and arrangement will remain in place until the closure of the market at 10pm.

Access to City Hall


From 1pm on Sunday 10 November until 12 noon on Saturday 16 November, the front door and grounds of City Hall will be closed because of the build of the market. Access to City Hall will be via the back gate on Donegall Square South only during this time.