Millions of people, every year, head to Northern Ireland’s
Capital city over the new year period to get a much needed boost of
Visit one of the many museums, including the modern Titanic Museum, take a cookery class, go see a panto or a comedy show, visit the Christmas Market at Belfast City Hall (on until 21st December), or St Georges Market (open until Christmas Eve) take a tour through Belfast Castle, enjoy a festive afternoon tea, there is so much to see and do!
Feeling fit, then visit the SSE Arena for a couple of hours of ice skating and then enjoy one of the Belfast Giants Ice hockey games or keep an eye on the rugby fixtures to see what matches are on during your stay. Up for a walk, then go see the Giant’s Causeway that’ll brush away the cobwebs, especially in Winter.
Let’s be fair now, if you are in Belfast and feeling festive, then you really have to try one of the pub tours, see some real gems within the city whilst sampling a pint or three!
Belfast doesn’t really go in for public events on new years eve
so don’t expect fireworks or large public gatherings. Everything
seems to happen indoors and you won’t be disappointed with the
choice of events around the city.
There are a lot of “Black Tie” events that go on through Belfast, so if you want to get dressed up to the nines and bring in the new year sipping on champagne in some of the cities top venues Gala evenings, then get your ticket well in advance.
Bars, restaurants and clubs will all be advertising their New Years Eve events, so get your friends together and start planning and booking what you are doing to bring in the New Year!
There are hundreds of places to grab something to eat in Belfast, here are just a few to get you started:
The Muddlers Club
Can’t seem to find any live or working webcams at the moment for Belfast, I’ll keep you updated it I find one.
You’re in for a real treat as there are some gorgeous hotels in
Belfast for you to choose from:
Benedicts of Belfast
The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast
Clayton Hotel Belfast
You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.