10 Festive things to do in Belfast
Thinking about heading to Belfast for a wintery weekend getaway? Read our guide to the best things to do, things to see and places to stay in Northern Ireland's capital city!
Take a mooch around St. George's Market
Belfast's award-winning St-Georges market will be open for extra trading hours over the Christmas period giving shoppers the chance to pick up some wonderful festive food, presents and much more.
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Find the perfect gift at The Christmas Market at Belfast City Hall
The traditional festive market filled with everyone's favourite traditional trinkets and delicious treats will line the streets of Belfast again this year from mid-November onwards.
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Make delicious treats a Festive Traditional Irish Bread Making class
Discover how local traditional Northern Irish bread is made and enjoy a whole feast of traditional treats. visit www.nifoodtours.com
Discover the magic of Christmas at Santas Grotto
Bring the kids to meet Santa in his Christmas Grotto at various locations across Belfast including W5, Victoria Square and Belfast Christmas Market.
Enjoy a Festive Shortcross Gin Experience
Join Rademon Estate Distillery for a very festive Christmas distillery tour and tasting of Shortcross Gin.To book your places, please visit www.eventbrite.co.uk
Get ready, get set, go! At the Boxing Day Races
The Boxing Day Races at the Down Royal Racecourse is a famous Christmas tradition. This long established event, held at Ireland's oldest race course.
Winter Afternoon Tea at Café Parisien
Celebrate with Café Parisien this Christmas with delicious French classics. They go the extra mile to make sure your party, whether large or small, is an enjoyable, relaxing occasion that brings family, friends and colleagues together over a table laden with gastronomic treasures
Enjoy the dazzling displays at the Christmas lights switch on
Nothing makes it feel like Christmas like counting down to the big switch on. This year thousands of lights will light up Belfast streets in November