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Autumn in Belfast - Events

Find your Belfast this Autumn, in a city alive with unmissable events and festivals. Find everything from international culture and arts to comedy, fashion and film. Take a look at our Belfast Festival Season Guide.

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Avenue Q

26 September 2017 - 30 September 2017, Times vary – check event website | £12 | Belvoir Studio Theatre

Winner of the TONY 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. Avenue Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the story of a re... Read More »

The Greatest Hits of Motown

27 September 2017 - 28 September 2017, 7.30pm | £17.75 - 28.25 | Grand Opera House

This stunning live show combines first class music with slick choreography and an amazing band in the best Motown experience you will ever have. You'll be 'Dancing On The Ceiling', with songs from leg... Read More »

Belfast Comedy Festival 2017

02 October 2017 - 08 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | Prices vary - check event website | Various locations

Belfast Comedy Festival 2017 is taking place during 2 - 8 October in venues across the city. Celebrating its sixth year, the festival is not limited to stand-up comedy and aims to entertain, challenge... Read More »

Victoria Square Student Night

03 October 2017, 6pm - 9pm | Free | Victoria Square

Join Victoria Square on 3 October from 6pm - 9pm for the biggest student night in Northern Ireland. Enjoy discounts of up to 30% off as well as lots of fun and games on the night.Experience the Festiv... Read More »

Ladies Night Goes to the Movies - Bridget Jones’s Diary

03 October 2017, 6:30pm | £25 | Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar

Join in at Fratelli Belfast for the latest in a series of Movie Nights in conjunction with the Tuesday Ladies Night promotion!Get together with your girlfriends for an evening of delicious Italian cui... Read More »

John Bishop

04 October 2017 - 05 October 2017, 6.30pm | £27.50 - £43.50 | SSE Arena, Belfast

Comedy superstar John Bishop is set to return to an arena near you in autumn 2017, as he announces his long awaited return to stand-up comedy, with a brand new live show, Winging It. It will be three ... Read More »

Three’s A Shroud

04 October 2017 - 21 October 2017, 7.30pm | £15.50 - £21.50 | Belfast Waterfront

For generations, Catholic undertakers in Belfast have buried Catholics and Protestant undertakers have buried Protestants. So you’d think now that they have peace (mostly), they could stick to these... Read More »

Northern Ireland v. Germany

05 October 2017, 7:45pm | Irish Football Association

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier at Windsor Park.Kick Off: 7.45pm... Read More »

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival

06 October 2017 - 08 November 2017, Times vary – check event website | Prices vary | Cinemagic

The annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme returns for a jam-packed season in October and November (6 October - 8 November) with over 200 films and diverse creative opportunities to i... Read More »

Belfast International Arts Festival 2017

06 October 2017 - 28 October 2017, Times vary – check event website | Prices vary | Belfast International Arts Festival

The Belfast International Arts Festival reflects both the changing city and the continuing evolution of creative practice from around the world and features artists and performers from across the glob... Read More »

Fright Night 2017

06 October 2017 - 04 November 2017, Times vary - check event website | £21-30 | Jungle NI

Are you ready for the return of Fright Night? The Jungle's award-winning Fright Night experience is back with a vengeance and returns from 6 October to 4 November. It's going to be bigger, scarier and... Read More »

Rubberbandits - Belfast Comedy Festival 2017

07 October 2017, 8.30pm | £18 | Mandela Hall

Fresh from creating music for the global blockbuster Trainspotting 2, artists and satirists The Rubberbandits return in association with Belfast Comedy Festival 2017. They've had a busy year, with a c... Read More »

Ghost Hunt

13 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £14.95 - £16 | Crumlin Road Gaol

Sightings, noises and unexplained happenings... are you brave enough to go ghost hunting?Launching on Friday 13 October until Halloween Night, Crumlin Road Gaol invites you to explore within the walls... Read More »

Weeping Window by Paul Cummins

14 October 2017 - 03 December 2017, Times vary – check event website | Free | Ulster Museum

The Ulster Museum will present Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper as part of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour of the iconic poppies. The installation will be at the Ulster Museum f... Read More »

All or Nothing - The Mod Musical

17 October 2017 - 19 October 2017 | £16.50 - £26.50 | Belfast Waterfront

This quintessentially British Mod musical written by Carol Harrison celebrates the unique sound of iconic Sixties Mod band, The Small Faces, who encapsulated all that is Mod, including their dedicatio... Read More »

Belfast Community Gospel Choir Live in Concert

21 October 2017, 7:45pm | £12 | Belfast Community Gospel Choir

Join Belfast Community Gospel Choir (BCGC) for an uplifting night of joyful music and craic in Fisherwick Presbyterian Belfast, in aid of Fisherwick Community Outreach Projects.This event will take pl... Read More »

Ladies Night Goes to the Movies - Halloween

24 October 2017, 6:30pm | £25 | Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar

Join in at Fratelli Belfast for the latest in a series of Movie Nights in conjunction with the Tuesday Ladies Night promotion!Get together with your girlfriends for an evening of delicious Italian cui... Read More »

Train

25 October 2017, 8:00pm | £32.50 | Belfast Waterfront

On the heels of the highly-anticipated release of their tenth studio album, a girl a bottle a boat, San Francisco-natives Train announced their Play That Song Tour will be heading overseas for an inte... Read More »

Half-Term Halloween Fest

26 October 2017 - 01 November 2017, 11.30am - 5.30pm | £2.50 - 14.50 | Argory

Look no further for things to do this October half-term - carve out a pumpkin, explore the halloween trail and try some ghoulish treats in the café at The Argory.Prices: Child £2.50, Adult £6, Fami... Read More »

Boo at the Zoo

28 October 2017, 10am - 4pm | £6.50 - £13 | Belfast Zoological Gardens

Dust the cobwebs off your favourite costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zoo for a fang-tastic day of fiendish fun!Your little witches and wizards can enjoy eerie activities including:• a ... Read More »

Belfast Halloween Monster Mash and Fireworks Display

29 October 2017, 4pm - 7pm | Titanic Slipways

Belfast's biggest and best Halloween event and fireworks display is promising guests plenty of weird and wonderful action on Sunday 29 October at The Slipways, Titanic Belfast with a cast of thousands... Read More »

CS Lewis Festival

18 November 2017 - 22 November 2017, Times vary - check event website | Various locations

Born and bred in east Belfast, CS Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. His major contributions in literary critic... Read More »