City Centre Events

Belfast Children's Festival

The annual Belfast Children's Festival is back for the 19th year to light up the city with a colourful array of art and performance to inspire joy, creativity and curiosity. From tiny babies to teenagers, there is someth ...
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Feile an Earraigh

Belfast’s traditional spring festival is returning on Monday 13 March to Sunday 19 March with a feast of music, talks, tours and live entertainment. Féile an Earraigh has joined forces with the Respect Belfast H ...
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Spar Craic 10k

Aiming to build on its success in previous years the SPAR Craic 10K run returns to Belfast on Friday 17 March 2017. It will see over one thousand runners take to the streets of the city on the morning of St Patrick's Day ...
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Age- Friendly Belfast Punjana Tea Dances

Come along to the Ulster Hall to celebrate St Patrick's Day and to enjoy live music and dance. There will be two Tea Dances.     12 noon - 2pm     3pm - 5pm Both sessions are free to att ...
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St Patricks Day parade and concert

Belfast will mark St Patrick's Day with a colourful carnival parade and free concert on Friday 17 March 2017. Come to Belfast as the city becomes awash with colour, music and performers as the carnival parade snakes its ...
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Festival of Learning

The Belfast Festival of Learning aims to engage Belfast citizens in learning and to inspire interest and enjoyment through a week-long programme of interactive learning events and workshops. It also aims to showcase the rang ...
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Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival launches its 17th annual festival of premieres, unique events and the best in world cinema. With over 100 films from 30 countries, the tantalising line-up includes new international cinema and documenta ...
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Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

Throughout the course of the festival, which runs from 27 April to 7 May, there will be more than 100 events in Belfast’s historic Cathedral Quarter and beyond. There’s also an abundance of visual art, film, lite ...
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Festival of Fools

This May Day Bank Holiday weekend, the Festival of Fools promises a packed programme of dare devil feats, fast paced acrobatics, heart-stopping Hip Hop, mesmerising object manipulation, and laugh out loud comedy. Belfast' ...
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Lord Mayor's Day

Join Belfast's Lord Mayor, Alderman Brian Kingston, for an afternoon of free family fun featuring live music and entertainment on Saturday, 29 April. The front lawns of Belfast City Hall will be alive with lots of activi ...
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Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

The 36th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon will take place on May Day Bank Holiday, 1 May 2017. The marathon is the biggest single participatory sporting event in Northern Ireland and over 17,500 runners are expected to h ...
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Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Northern Ireland

The Giro d'Italia Big Start legacy event returns to Northern Ireland on Sunday 4 June 2017. Like 2015 and 2016, the 2017 event will be a special experience with fully closed, policed roads, two challenging routes and a p ...
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