City Centre Events

The Elves and the Shoemaker at The MAC

The MAC is excited to announce that our festive show for 2018 is the magical fairy tale - The Elves and the Shoemaker. It's the story about the kind-hearted cobbler who gets a helping hand from a party of nocturnal pixi ...
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Beauty and the Beast

Dreaming of a happier life, the beautiful Belle finds herself transported to a spell-bound castle held captive by a hideous beast. Can she see beyond the monster and fall in love with her captor before the last petal falls f ...
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Belfast Central Library Christmas Events

Belfast Central Library is hosting a huge range of festive events in the run up to Christmas from 1st - 21st December There are activities for all ages including Crafts and Stories, Open Mic Nght and Rhythm and Rhyme. To boo ...
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Elfish on the Shelf walking tours

Join the fun and interactive family walking tours and meet Elfish, a grumpy, greedy, little elf who fell from his shelf and is definitely on Santa's naughty list this year. He needs your help to remember what Christmas i ...
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Festive Window Competition 2018

Belfast City Centre Management will once again be holding the annual festive window competition for 2018.  The competition is open to all retail and hospitality sectors and there will be prizes for 'Best Multiple ...
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Road closures for animation event

We wish to inform you that Belfast City Council have applied for a road closure, restriction and diversion order to facilitate the #YourBelfast programme aimed at animating the city in the run up to Christmas. A variety of ...
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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

On Friday 14 December, everyone's favourite hungry tiger is coming to town. Bring your kids for a very special story time where Mummy and Sophie from the cast of The Tiger Who Came To Tea stage show will read the book al ...
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Tumble Circus Belfast

Following their run of sold out shows at this year’s Eastside Arts Festival, the wonderful, wacky folks down at Tumble Circus are back again with the ‘Winter Circus’ show. The Tumble Circus troop promises t ...
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Q Con Christmas Fair

Q-Con, Northern Ireland’s premiere gaming event, comes to Belfast city centre on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December in the Belfast Telegraph Building. The Q-Con Christmas Fair features all the best Q-Con events with: & ...
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Big Belfast Christmas Busk

On Saturday 15 December, Belfast city centre will ring to the sounds of some of the best bands and performers in Northern Ireland. Pop into Belfast to enjoy a feast of festive tunes and original tracks from a range of talent ...
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Caribbean Christmas

We are turning up the heat on the Magical Musical Christmas stage outside CastleCourt. On Sunday 16 December, we welcome some special guests from ACSONI Northern Ireland as they present Afri-Caribe Christmas. Come and celebr ...
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A Gift For All

Watch as light and sound come together in perfect harmony, lighting up the city centre with a ‘gift for all’ this Christmas. So as the light gets low, keep an eye out for this illuminating experience along Royal ...
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Welcome the Light

On Friday 21 December, Belfast city centre will host a variety of illuminated characters and mysterious glowing orbs as we welcome the light and celebrate the winter solstice. These weird and wonderful creatures are here to ...
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