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Spring in Belfast - Events

With festivals, foodie feasts and spring fairs, visit Belfast to experience the excitement of the city.

2017 Ice Hockey World Championship

23 April 2017 - 29 April 2017, Times vary – check event website | £9 - £44 | SSE Arena, Belfast

The World Championship will be hosted by Ice-Hockey UK for the first time in 25 years when the international ice hockey tournament takes place at the SSE Arena, Belfast from Sunday 23 April to Saturda... Read More »

Million Dollar Quartet

25 April 2017 - 29 April 2017, Times vary – check event website | £19.50 - £38.50 | Grand Opera House

Following its success in the West End, Las Vegas and on Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet is coming to Belfast! This worldwide smash-hit musical is inspired by the famous recording session that brought... Read More »

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

27 April 2017 - 07 May 2017, Times vary – check event website | Prices vary - check event website | Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

More than 100 events will take place from 27 April - 7 May in Belfast's historic Cathedral Quarter. Events will include visual art, film, literature, spoken word and theatre, theatrical readings and p... Read More »

Festival of Fools

28 April 2017 - 01 May 2017, Times vary – check event website | Festival of Fools

This May Day Bank Holiday weekend, the Festival of Fools promises a packed programme of dare devil feats, fast paced acrobatics, heart-stopping Hip Hop, mesmerising object manipulation, and laugh out ... Read More »

Spring Fair

29 April 2017 - 30 April 2017, 1.30pm - 5.30pm | Free entry | Barnett Demesne

Come along to the popular Spring Fair at Malone House this April to experience the flower filled grounds of Barnett Demesne, offering families the chance to see and touch farm animals including chicke... Read More »

Lord Mayor's Day

29 April 2017, 12noon - 5pm | Free | Belfast City Hall

Come along and enjoy the Lord Mayor's Day event on the lawns of Belfast City Hall. The event is all about 'putting citizens first' and designed to celebrate all that is exciting and entertaining about... Read More »

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

01 May 2017, 9am | £13 - £100 | Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

The 36th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon will take place on May Day Bank Holiday, 1 May 2017. The marathon is the biggest single participatory sporting event in Northern Ireland and over 17,500 r... Read More »


02 May 2017 - 07 May 2017, 3pm and 8pm | £12.50 - £18 | MAC

For those who don’t feel like they’re in the right life, the web is a place to be yourself.Out in the real world though, things can be very different. A story of first love through the eyes of a g... Read More »

My Fathers Chair

05 May 2017 - 07 May 2017, 2pm, 6pm and 7pm | £6 - £9 | MAC

What is it like to have a Dad? What’s it like to be a Dad? What makes the relationship between Dads and children unique and special? A premiere, part of Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. A performanc... Read More »

WWE Live

06 May 2017, 7:30pm | £25 - £132 | SSE Arena, Belfast

TWWE Live returns to Belfast in May 2017! See your favourite WWE Superstars live in action.The line-up includes Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Roman Reigns, The New Day, Sasha Banks, Sheamus, Charlotte, G... Read More »

The Vamps

10 May 2017, 7:30pm | £14.50 - £54.40 | SSE Arena, Belfast

The Vamps bring their World Tour to The SSE Arena Belfast on 10 May 2017. Tickets on sale from 19 November 2016 at 10am. Please note parents with small children are advised to book tiered seating... Read More »

Balmoral Show

10 May 2017 - 13 May 2017, Times vary – check event website | £2 - £15 | Balmoral Park

Ireland’s largest agri-food event, the Balmoral Show, is back at Eikon and Balmoral Park and this time it will be for four days. The show will be bigger and better than ever before with fantastic ar... Read More »

Russell Kane - Right Man, Wrong Age

10 May 2017, 8:00pm | £17 | Belfast Waterfront

The multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter unleashes a blisteringly funny stand-up performance about growing up and growing down.Are you 16 years old, yet feel 21? Are... Read More »

The Beach Boys

20 May 2017, 8:00pm | £44 - £50 | SSE Arena, Belfast

You can capsulise most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they have had and how many millions of albums they have sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you are assessing the ... Read More »

Brian Cox

23 May 2017, 8:00pm | £42 - £44 | SSE Arena, Belfast

Coming to The SSE Arena, Belfast on 23 May 2017, it’s the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox, OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time,... Read More »

Micky Flanagan

24 May 2017 - 25 May 2017 | £30 - £35.50 | SSE Arena, Belfast

An' Another Fing Tour. One of UK Comedy’s biggest names, Micky Flanagan announced his ‘An’ Another Fing…’ 2017 tour. This follows his record breaking 'Back In The Game' tour of 2013 which to... Read More »

Belfast International Photo Festival

01 June 2017 - 30 June 2017, Times vary – check event website | Belfast 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.Th... Read More »

Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Northern Ireland

03 June 2017 - 04 June 2017 | £55 - £75 | Titanic Belfast

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 challe... Read More »

UK Pipe Band Championship

10 June 2017, Time to be confirmed | Free | Stormont Estate

Belfast is tuning up to host the UK Pipe Band Championships at Stormont Estate with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.Over a 100 of the finest pipe and drum bands from all over the United Kingd... Read More »

24 Hour World Championships

01 July 2017 - 02 July 2017, From 12 noon | Free | Victoria Park

Join the world's very best ultra runners who will compete in the 12th International Ultra Association (IUA) World 24 Hour Running Championships.45 nations will be represented and athletes will endure ... Read More »

Belfast Parkland International Golf Tournament

03 July 2017 - 05 July 2017, Times vary – check event website | £99 | Malone Golf Club

Take the opportunity to be part of history and play in the inaugural Belfast Parkland International Golf Tournament, where the most prestigious courses within the Belfast area have come together to of... Read More »