City Centre Events

Belfast Craft Beer Festival

The best Irish craft beer, cider makers and distillers come to showcase their finest products, all in one place over a massive four day festival in Custom House Square. Enjoy the music, exclusive brewers talks, and the best ...
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May International Market

The Spring Continental Market returns to City Hall for another year with a delicious mix of food from across the globe as well as a mouth-watering selection of bespoke local products to choose from and enjoy. You can visit t ...
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Belfast International Photo Festival

This major photographic event attracts over 80,000 visitors a year, celebrating some of the finest national and international contemporary photography across 30 museums, galleries and public venues. The festival includes exh ...
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AVA Festival

AVA is an Audio Visual Arts Festival and Conference in Belfast that celebrates, amplifies and develops the strong current of electronic music and digital visual arts from Northern and Southern Ireland. AVA 2017 will be a two ...
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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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Belsonic

Belsonic celebrates it's tenth anniversary this year at a new location, the idyllic setting at Ormeau Park, Belfast. The popular music festival will bring a host of international headline acts to the heart of Belfast cit ...
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Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

The festival, organised by Belfast City Council, takes place from Friday 16 June to Sunday 18 June 2017 at Queen's Quay extending down to Titanic Belfast. The Titanic Quarter will be awash with maritime-themed free famil ...
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Soapbox Science

Join some of the UK’s top female scientists as they take science to the streets! You will be provided with training and support to help you engage the public with your research, inspire the next generation and promote ...
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Twelfth July celebrations

Join thousands of people as they celebrate the Twelfth, in the biggest annual festival in Northern Ireland. The celebrations showcase aspects of Ulster's rich heritage and culture such as Orange Lodges, marching bands, f ...
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Belfast Pride

Belfast Pride 2017 will light up the city from Friday 28 July to Sunday 6 August with Pride Day on Saturday 5 August 2017. The parade is the biggest single parade in Belfast and the biggest cross-community parade. It brings ...
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Summer Beach Party Twilight Market

Back by popular demand, the Twilight Market is set to return to St George's Market. Now an award-winning market, the Twilight Market is an established highlight in Belfast’s calendar of events. Attracting over 46,0 ...
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UEFA Womens U19 Euros

Northern Ireland will play host to the 2017 finals of the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship.  Eight national teams, including Northern Ireland as hosts, will participate in the prestigious 16-day tournamen ...
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Womens Rugby World Cup

The 8th Women’s Rugby World Cup gets underway on 9th August in Dublin, before moving north to Belfast for the play-off rounds and final. The competition will culminate on 26th August at the Kingspan Stadium, home of Ul ...
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