One of the largest arts festival in the UK and Ireland stretches over three weeks and features theatre, music, dance and talks.
Said to be the largest community festival in Ireland, the August Féile takes place in West Belfast over 10 days. Events include an opening carnival parade, street parties, theatre performances, concerts and historic…
Ireland's largest celebration of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender culture, culminating in a huge city-centre parade; takes place over a week in late July/early August.
If you’re in town in March, look out for the Belfast Children’s Festival, which is packed with cultural and educational events across the city.
Eleven-day celebration of Irish and international film; most screenings are at the Queen's Film Theatre.
A week of all things book-related, from films and readings to workshops and meet-the-author events, at venues throughout the city.
A celebration of Ireland's patron saint, marked by various community festivals and culminating in a grand city-centre parade.
A three-day festival centred on Queen's Quay, with sailing ships, street entertainment, a seafood festival and live music.
This four-day festival of traditional Irish and Celtic music attracts artists from all over Ireland, Europe and America.
A four-day festival of street entertainment, with events concentrated in the Cathedral Quarter and city centre.