Festival of Fools

Established in 2004, Festival of Fools has put Belfast firmly on the world map as a capital of street theatre and circus excellence. The festival is the largest comedy and street theatre festival on the island of Ireland, with more than 100 performances due to take place on the streets of Belfast City Centre and Cathedral Quarter.

The festival runs from Friday 3rd - Monday 6th May and shows take place throughout the day at various locations through the city including St Anne's Square, Castle Place, Cornmarket, Cotton Court and Writers Square.


All shows are free to attend, and no booking is required. For more information and to view the timetable you can do so here https://2019.foolsfestival.com/schedule/