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Christmas Markets and Fairs

Find the perfect Christmas gift at festive markets and fairs throughout Belfast. Enjoy festive food and entertainment while browsing the stalls.

Belfast Christmas Market

18 November - 23 December, Belfast City Hall
Experience over 80 wooden chalets, twinkling lights and the aroma of the traditional spirit-warming Glühwein. Gastronomic delights include crepes from France, Belgian chocolates and an exotic selection of ostrich, wild boar and crocodile burgers for those with a taste for adventure. Handcrafted gifts such as soaps, wooden toys and decorations will make the perfect Christmas gifts. Read more >>

St George's Market - Special Christmas Opening Hours

As well as being home to some of the finest fresh produce, with customers travelling near and far to sample the delights of the Friday (6am-2pm), Saturday (9am-3pm) and Sunday (10am-4pm) markets, St George's Market is one of the city's most popular places to visit. Extended Christmas opening hours are below. Read more >>

Fridays: 6am - 3pm
Saturday (25 November – 23 December): 9am – 5pm
Sunday (26 November – 17 December): 10am – 5pm
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve): 8am – 2pm
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day): Closed
Friday 29 December: 6am – 3pm
Saturday 30 December: 9am – 3pm
Sunday 31 December: 10am – 2pm

Christmas Craft Fair at Golden Thread Gallery

7 December, Golden Thread Gallery
The Golden Thread Gallery will be hosting a Christmas Market to coincide with Late Night Art in December. With stalls selling all manner of artisanal crafts and creations, join in for a festive evening which will also include a drinks reception, bucks fizz, and festive treats for the kids, all with a great atmosphere. Read more >>

Inns Christmas Farmers Market

2 & 16 December, Inns Market

Experience the sounds, smells and taste of Christmas at Inns Market. All of your favourite local artisan food producers will be in attendance with their distinctive twist on Christmas, with live music from local musicians. With two Christmas markets this year, you'll be covered whether you're shopping for home entertaining, Christmas dinner or gifts for the foodie in your life. Read more >>

EastSide Christmas Market

CS Lewis Square
14 December

CS Lewis Square will be transformed into a winter wonderland as a celebration of Christmas on the Connswater Community Greenway. There will be markets, a visit from Santa, festive storytelling, Dr Bike, and live music and street theatre performances, so you're bound to be entertained with this bustling programme of activities for the whole family. Read more >>

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