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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

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…

AVA Drone Shot
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

31st May 2024-1st June 2024

AVA Belfast turns 10. A decade of audio visual arts. A place of unity. A home for music and cutting…

Rathlin Sound Festival
LocationBallycastle

Openings

Season

24th May 2024-2nd June 2024

The Rathlin Sound Festival celebrates the people, culture and heritage of Ballycastle and Rathlin…

A group of children exploring the trails
LocationHolywood

Openings

Season

1st June 2024

Join us for a day of hands-on activities on Saturday 1st June as we celebrate the amazing…

Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament

Openings

Season

3rd June 2024-7th June 2024

The Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament includes 4 of the top golf courses on the north coast.

Bangor marina birds eye view
LocationBangor

Openings

Season

1st June 2024-2nd June 2024

The Sea Bangor festival celebrates the City of Bangor’s maritime heritage and returns to the…

Bing and Flop stand in the foreground with a pond and wildlife behind them. Title reads 'Bing's Nature Explorers'
LocationComber

Openings

Season

23rd March 2024-2nd June 2024

Learn all about wetland nature and wildlife with a little help from Bing and his friends. Join Bing…

An image of two pints and a burger
LocationKircubbin

Openings

Season

1st June 2024

Enjoy a guided tour of Echlinville Distillery and an afternoon of the finest local food and drinks…

Lavery On Location
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

27th February 2024-9th June 2024

A major art exhibition exploring the travels of Sir John Lavery, Belfast's best-known painter,…

Bramley Barn
LocationPortadown

Openings

Season

18th April 2024-24th October 2024

Enjoy a fully immersive orchard/cider experience set in the stunning orchards of Long Meadow. Enjoy…

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…

Stalls at the Roe Valley Speciality Market
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st June 2024

If you love local fresh food, quirky handmade crafts, fine art, and speciality products, visit one…

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…

Jazz singer in red dress in holding microphone.
LocationStrangford

Openings

Season

28th May 2024

Season

2nd June 2024

The Easy-Swing Jazz duo are coming to Castle Ward!

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…

Montalto House
LocationBallynahinch

Openings

Season

29th May 2024

Your visit will begin with a warm welcome while you enjoy tea, coffee and homemade shortbread in…

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…

Adventure Caving at Marble Arch Caves
LocationFlorencecourt

Openings

Season

1st June 2024

Delve off the beaten track with our experienced and qualified Cave Leader to explore "wild caving"…

The Alexander Family, owners of Ballyboley Dexters

Openings

Season

6th April 2023-1st January 2025

Discover what Ards and North Down has to offer with a selection of fantastic experiences that allow…

A person sitting in a yoga pose on a SUP board on water
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

2nd June 2024

Connect with Nature and enjoy the physical & mental benefits of yoga in the outdoors. Stand Up…

Conservatours
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

30th May 2024

Delve into our collections and find out what goes on behind the scenes during this special free…

MV Kingfisher
LocationColeraine

Openings

Season

1st June 2024

A unique, river boat whiskey-tasting experience. You will retrace the voyages of our ancestors with…

Brendan Jamison - Full Circle
LocationBangor

Openings

Season

1st June 2024-30th June 2024

Explore sculptures and artworks in the beautiful surroundings of The Walled Garden, Bangor.

Lo & Slo Wild & Fired BBQ School
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Vegan BBQ

1st June 2024

We invite you to join us for an unforgettable culinary adventure at LO & SLO's Wild & Fired BBQ…

Next Week

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…

Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament

Openings

Season

3rd June 2024-7th June 2024

The Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament includes 4 of the top golf courses on the north coast.

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

Openings

Season

8th June 2024

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

Rowallane Garden, Saintfield
LocationSaintfield

Openings

Season

8th June 2024

Join us for an unforgettable evening at Gig in the Garden on Saturday 8 June at Rowallane Garden.

Glenravel International Furnace Festival
LocationNewtoncrommelin

Openings

Season

8th June 2024-9th June 2024

Visitors to the furnace festival will see iron smelting in action, learn more about the iron…

Flowers on Montalto Estate
LocationBallynahinch

Openings

Season

9th June 2024

This tour is perfect for those who have an interest in gardens and want to gain an insight into…

Lavery On Location
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

27th February 2024-9th June 2024

A major art exhibition exploring the travels of Sir John Lavery, Belfast's best-known painter,…

Event Marble Arch Caves
LocationEnniskillen

Openings

Season

8th June 2024

Go with the flow the flow and immerse yourself in a Spiritual Sound Journey deep within the heart…

Bramley Barn
LocationPortadown

Openings

Season

18th April 2024-24th October 2024

Enjoy a fully immersive orchard/cider experience set in the stunning orchards of Long Meadow. Enjoy…

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…

Cultra Motorsport Festival
LocationHolywood

Openings

Season

8th June 2024

The Cultra Motorsport Festival is back, this time taking in the Ulster Transport Museum experience,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Tessa Ann sits in the grass playing a musical instrument.
LocationComber

Openings

Season

9th June 2024

Host Tessa Ann, of The Sound Healing Spa, will guide you on a sound healing experience allowing you…

Electric Picnic
LocationKillinchy

Openings

Season

9th June 2024

Take a guided electric bike around the shoreline of stunning Strangford Lough, with a stop for an…

The Alexander Family, owners of Ballyboley Dexters

Openings

Season

6th April 2023-1st January 2025

Discover what Ards and North Down has to offer with a selection of fantastic experiences that allow…

Belfast Punk Music Walking Tour
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

8th June 2024

Come explore the story of punk music in Belfast on this walking tour, with a specialist music guide…

Brendan Jamison - Full Circle
LocationBangor

Openings

Season

1st June 2024-30th June 2024

Explore sculptures and artworks in the beautiful surroundings of The Walled Garden, Bangor.

Next Month

Promotional image for the upcoming 'Carnival of Colours - The Big Splash' event in Derry/Londonderry
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

27th June 2024-30th June 2024

In Your Space Circus & Carnival of Colours will bring you The Big SPLASH!

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…

AVA Drone Shot
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

31st May 2024-1st June 2024

AVA Belfast turns 10. A decade of audio visual arts. A place of unity. A home for music and cutting…

Foyle Maritime Festival
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

27th June 2024-30th June 2024

Foyle Maritime Festival, a celebration of all things nautical on the beautiful River Foyle. Our…

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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