Belfast festival season has arrived and here’s how you can get involved

Belfast Festival season has arrived and here’s how you can get involved!

Féile 30 (2nd – 12th August)

Ireland’s biggest community arts festival and summer school returns for its 30th year with a programme more packed than ever. With a range of talks, arts exhibitions, concerts and events you’ll not run out of things to do at Féile!

Check out their full programme here:  

CHSq 2018 (10th – 26th August)

CHSq returns to the historic surroundings of Belfast’s iconic Custom House, bringing a series of headline shows by international musical artists such as George Ezra, Ben Nicky, Kasabian, Kodaline and more!

Check out their full programme here:  

East Side Arts Festival 2018 (2nd – 12th August)

Explore the east of the city, its people and places during a fantastic 11-day festival packed with music and words, theatre, film, tours, visual arts, workshops and community events, all rounded off with the EastSide Family Circus and Big Top weekend. Full belfast festival programme available here: 

Belfast Pride Festival 2018 (27th July – 5th August)

Pride Belfast festival has returned with over 100 events across 10 in a celebration of the LGBTQA+ community! The Belfast Pride Parade is the biggest cross community parade in the city and will be leaving Custom House Square this Saturday 4th at 1pm and will be making its way down Royal avenue and City Hall before returning to Custom House Square. Find full festival programme here: 

MCE Ulster Grand Prix Bike week (5th – 11th August)

Bike Week is held every August in Dundrod, County Antrim, and attracts all of the top names in road racing. If you haven’t yet been to experience the unique spectacle of these mass start road races, you haven’t yet lived. To find out more about whats on check out: 


Culture Night Belfast (21st September)

2018 will be a huge year for Culture Night as it celebrates it’s 10th anniversary! Offering the largest, most exciting cultural celebration, Culture Night will take place on September 21st bringing 300 free events across 150 locations in Belfast City Centre! Keep up to date with the Culture Night programme here 

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