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Belfast and Derry Events

Awaken your Giant Spirit

  1. Belfast Events
    Find the best events in Belfast and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of this dynamic city. These listings will keep you up-to-date on unmissable events and activities coming to the city, to ensure you don't miss a beat in our bustling cultural scene.
  2. Derry Events
    Dive into the pulse of Derry with our events page, your go-to resource for staying updated on the latest happenings. From cultural festivals to community gatherings, explore the vibrant events scene in Derry city and the wider county of Londonderry.

This Week

Collage of images including Comber Square, McBrides exterior, Indie Fude exterior. No.14 Georgian House exterior and Sugarcane Bistro exterior.
LocationNewtownards

Openings

Season

19th June 2024-30th June 2024

Authentic food and drink experiences celebrating the first feast of summer, over two weeks at…

Guests interact with exhibitions at the Derry Girls Exhibition
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

4th July 2023-4th July 2024

Visit the home of Derry Girls and discover where it all began! See original memorabilia from the…

Belsonic
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

7th June 2024-29th June 2024

Belsonic returns to the idyllic setting of Ormeau Park in Belfast. The popular music festival will…

A hand holding a needle threading felt to create a bee pattern
LocationHelen's Bay

Openings

Season

15th June 2024

Join us for a delightful felting workshop at The Walled Garden, Helen's Bay. Enjoy honey lemon tea…

Scarva Summer Band Concerts
LocationScarva

Openings

Season

7th April 2024-29th September 2024

Enjoy the free band concerts each Sunday until 29th September at Scarva Bandstand. Visit the…

Dog at Rowallane Garden
LocationSaintfield

Openings

Season

15th June 2024

Join us for a weekend of fun specifically for our pawesome pals and perfect pooches.

Solstice Universal Sound Experience @ OM Dark Sky Park & Observatory
LocationDavagh Forest

Openings

Season

19th June 2024

​​​​​​​THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED Summer Solstice - Universal Sound Experience at OM Dark Sky Park

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

Openings

Season

15th June 2024-16th June 2024

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend is a free event which highlights daily life on working farms. …

Some Distant Shore at Titanic Belfast. Experience a unique musical journey through three of their iconic spaces.
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

15th June 2024-16th June 2024

In partnership with Cappella Caeciliana. Join us for a special evening as we take you on a journey…

couple in kitchen with Tracey making bread.
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

21st June 2024

Join me in my Farmhouse kitchen on the shores of Strangford Lough. You will be warmly welcomed to…

National Treasures: Caravaggio in Belfast
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

10th May 2024-1st September 2024

Caravaggio's 'The Supper at Emmaus' is on display at Ulster Museum as part of the 'National…

Bill Rolston mural photography
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

29th April 2024-1st December 2024

Political mural painting in Northern Ireland is the longest, continuous example found anywhere in…

Promotional Poster for YES Derry - the final episode in the Ulysses European Odyssey
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

13th June 2024-16th June 2024

The inaugural YES Festival will take place in Derry~Londonderry and North Donegal from 13-16 June…

Super cars on the lawn at Castle Ward
LocationStrangford

Openings

Season

16th June 2024

Electric supercars at Castle Ward!

Yoga
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

20th June 2024

Join us to mark the arrival of summer with a guided walk and a yoga session on the top of Divis…

Image of singers from the Every Voice Festival 2023
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Every Voice Festival

17th June 2024-23rd June 2024

Allegri's Every Voice Festival returns in 2024 to unite singers in a celebration of song.

Visitors sitting at the Life Through A Royal Lense Exhibition
LocationRoyal Hillsborough

Openings

Season

9th March 2024-27th October 2024

Discover Life Through a Royal Lens, Hillsborough Castle’s first  exhibition featuring a unique…

Tattoo Convention Flyer
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

15th June 2024-16th June 2024

The best tattoo artists from around the world and the top talent from Northern Ireland will be…

Fathers Day Bushcraft
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

16th June 2024

Canoe Bushcraft is a canoeing & survival skills experience.

Armagh City Summer Walking Tours
LocationArmagh

Openings

Armagh City Walking Tour

13th June 2024-8th September 2024

Archbishop's Palace Tour

16th June 2024-1st September 2024

Unearth Hidden Gems with Armagh Guided Walking Tours. Grab your trainers and learn more about the…

Picture of a woman with a Wildflower Crown on her head
LocationBallintoy

Openings

Season

15th June 2024

Let your creativity run wild and join Nature Engagement Officer, Dr Cliff Henry, for…

Solstice Sunrise Yoga
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

20th June 2024

SOLD OUT - Celebrate the magic of the summer solstice with a serene and unique uplifting yoga…

Three girls walking towards the front of Lissan House
LocationCookstown

Openings

Season

21st June 2024

Explore Mid Ulster’s amazing collection of historic houses, perfectly maintained and lovingly…

Wildflower Identification Workshop
LocationHolywood

Openings

Season

15th June 2024

Can you tell your Buttercups from your Daises? Learn how to identify wildflowers in this full day…

Next Week

Buskfest
LocationBanbridge

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024

Buskfest is an annual outdoor busking competition held in Banbridge and is an excellent opportunity…

Collage of images including Comber Square, McBrides exterior, Indie Fude exterior. No.14 Georgian House exterior and Sugarcane Bistro exterior.
LocationNewtownards

Openings

Season

19th June 2024-30th June 2024

Authentic food and drink experiences celebrating the first feast of summer, over two weeks at…

Fork digging up fresh Comber Earlies potatoes from the earth
LocationComber

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024-25th June 2024

The annual Comber Earlies Food Festival, taking place on Saturday 22 June 2024, is always a…

Guests interact with exhibitions at the Derry Girls Exhibition
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

4th July 2023-4th July 2024

Visit the home of Derry Girls and discover where it all began! See original memorabilia from the…

Belsonic
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

7th June 2024-29th June 2024

Belsonic returns to the idyllic setting of Ormeau Park in Belfast. The popular music festival will…

Scarva Summer Band Concerts
LocationScarva

Openings

Season

7th April 2024-29th September 2024

Enjoy the free band concerts each Sunday until 29th September at Scarva Bandstand. Visit the…

Solstice Universal Sound Experience @ OM Dark Sky Park & Observatory
LocationDavagh Forest

Openings

Season

19th June 2024

​​​​​​​THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED Summer Solstice - Universal Sound Experience at OM Dark Sky Park

couple in kitchen with Tracey making bread.
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

21st June 2024

Join me in my Farmhouse kitchen on the shores of Strangford Lough. You will be warmly welcomed to…

National Treasures: Caravaggio in Belfast
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

10th May 2024-1st September 2024

Caravaggio's 'The Supper at Emmaus' is on display at Ulster Museum as part of the 'National…

Four people jumping off a paddleboard into water
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

23rd June 2024

Enjoy nature while paddleboarding on Strangford Lough and feast on delicious homemade soda bread in…

Sun through trees
LocationKilleavy

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024

Solstice literally means 'light standing still'. This special forest bathing immersion celebrates…

Bill Rolston mural photography
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

29th April 2024-1st December 2024

Political mural painting in Northern Ireland is the longest, continuous example found anywhere in…

Yoga
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

20th June 2024

Join us to mark the arrival of summer with a guided walk and a yoga session on the top of Divis…

Image of singers from the Every Voice Festival 2023
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Every Voice Festival

17th June 2024-23rd June 2024

Allegri's Every Voice Festival returns in 2024 to unite singers in a celebration of song.

Visitors sitting at the Life Through A Royal Lense Exhibition
LocationRoyal Hillsborough

Openings

Season

9th March 2024-27th October 2024

Discover Life Through a Royal Lens, Hillsborough Castle’s first  exhibition featuring a unique…

Armagh City Summer Walking Tours
LocationArmagh

Openings

Armagh City Walking Tour

13th June 2024-8th September 2024

Archbishop's Palace Tour

16th June 2024-1st September 2024

Unearth Hidden Gems with Armagh Guided Walking Tours. Grab your trainers and learn more about the…

Moy Park Belfast City Women's 10K
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

23rd June 2024

The Moy Park Belfast City Women's 10K will take place on Sunday 23rd June at 10am.

Two green apples with a butterfly perched on one.
LocationComber

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024

Discover the wonders of the Sensory Garden at Castle Espie with a guided tour. Plus enjoy a free…

A person standing at the entrance of a white stone cottage with yellow rimmed windows and a thatch roof
LocationHolywood

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024

Behind the scenes at the Ulster Folk Museum, a huge amount of work goes on to maintain and conserve…

Paddleboarders of all ages standing with boards and paddles back from a session on the waters of Ballymoran Bay
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024

Master the basics of staying afloat on a stand-up paddleboard and tour around the beautiful little…

Solstice Sunrise Yoga
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

20th June 2024

SOLD OUT - Celebrate the magic of the summer solstice with a serene and unique uplifting yoga…

car show
LocationBallynahinch

Openings

Season

23rd June 2024

Spend the day in spectacular scenery surrounded by impressive classic cars to admire.

Three girls walking towards the front of Lissan House
LocationCookstown

Openings

Season

21st June 2024

Explore Mid Ulster’s amazing collection of historic houses, perfectly maintained and lovingly…

a chef talks to a tour group whilst holding a jar of locally made produce
LocationColeraine

Openings

Season

22nd June 2024

Experience the exceptional foodie culture of the Causeway Coast. Enjoy this time together to eat,…

Next Month

Team photo of West Ham United
LocationColeraine

Openings

Season

21st July 2024-26th July 2024

SuperCupNI is Northern Ireland's premier international youth football tournament for both boys and…

Belfast TradFest
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

21st July 2024-28th July 2024

Belfast TradFest, the pinnacle of world-class traditional music concerts, fiery pub sessions and…

PridePicsUK
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

19th July 2024-28th July 2024

Belfast Pride Festival is one of the biggest festivals in Belfast with over 150 events across 10…

The Annual Foyle Cup Parade making its way to the city centre in 2023.
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

15th July 2024-20th July 2024

The O'Neills Foyle Cup is a highly successful youth soccer tournament held mainly in the City of…

Events by Category

Awaken your Giant Spirit

  1. All Events
    Stay in the know with our guide to upcoming events in Northern Ireland. From vibrant festivals and unique days out to exciting concerts and family-friendly activities, this list is your go-to resource for the latest and greatest events in Belfast, Derry and beyond.
  2. Family Events
    Northern Ireland is bursting at the seams with things to do for families. While you’re here on holidays, you might just catch one of these great family events going on. Or maybe you’d like to book your holiday to coincide with one. So, here are just a few to whet your appetite.
  3. Sports Events
    We love sport in Northern Ireland. If there’s a ball nearby, we’ll kick it, pass it or hit it with a bat, hurl, stick, cue, club or racquet. We love everything four-wheeled and anything two-wheeled. We love bouts in the ring, pucks on the ice, and run-ins on the flat and over jumps. And if something needs throwing, lifting, sailing or running after, we’ll give it our best shot.
  4. Food & Drink Events
    There’s so much happening on the food front in Northern Ireland these days that it’s sometimes hard to keep up. New inventive and talented chefs coming through. Local food and drink artisan businesses thriving. Here’s just a taster of what you’ll find when you get here...
  5. Arts & Theatre Events
    Northern Ireland is a land of poets, writers and dreamers. We’ve given the world Heaney and Friel, C.S Lewis and MacNeice, and Booker-prize winning Anna Burns. There’s a vibrant arts scene happening here, and here’s a taste of what’s going on...
  6. Music Events
    Discover the music events taking place across Northern Ireland including everything from band concerts and championships, to craic and ceol, musical theatre and outdoor concerts with line-ups packed with internationally renowned acts.
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