Entertainment / Sports Venues
Belfast has a vibrant and diverse entertainment scene, with something to offer everyone. Whether you’re looking for an intimate gig or bagging tickets to international artists you’ll find yourself in the perfect surroundings. Here are a few of the most popular entertainment and sports venues in the city.
Waterfront HallView More
Waterfront Hall is one of Belfast’s most iconic venues. This multi-purpose conference and entertainment centre is at the heart city’s vibrant entertainment scene. Enjoy the laugh until you cry comedy, monumental gigs, and fantastic family shows.
SSE ArenaView More
The SSE Arena has a capacity of up to 11,000 people, an entertainment venue hosting a wide array of shows including international touring concerts like U2, Coldplay, Adele, and Bruce Springsteen, family events, theatre shows, comedy, and sport. Equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, you are guaranteed a spectacle of a time.
Ulster HallView More
The Ulster Hall is another one of Belfast’s most famous landmarks. Ulster Hall is steeped in history and heritage and is a ‘must-see’ destination when visiting Belfast. It is unknown as a popular venue for concerts, comedy shows, and other performances by both local and international artists. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, cafe, and conference centre. The Ulster Hall is also a popular venue for corporate events, weddings, and other special occasions.
Belfast Grand Opera HouseView More
The Grand Opera House is not only one of the oldest and most prestigious theatres in Northern Ireland but also the only Victorian theatre. The Grand Opera House was built in 1895 and is known for its excellent acoustics and beautiful architecture. With excellent productions on stage the Grand Opera House offers an extraordinary experience for everyone.
The MACView More
The MAC offers something for all ages and interests. Whether it be an international art exhibition, a theatre performance or experimental works – they are always jam-packed with weird and extraordinary things to see and do.
The Lyric TheatreView More
Since 1951, this special place has been a springboard for internationally acclaimed playwrights, poets, directors and actors, the Lyric is the place where Liam Neeson famously learnt his craft
Custom House Square (CHSq)View More
CHSq returns to the historic surroundings of Belfast’s iconic Custom House for 2024, bringing a series of headline shows by international musical artists throughout August.
The Telegraph BuildingView More
Located on the site of a beautiful 19th Century printing warehouse in Belfast’s City Centre is The Telegraph Building (124-144 Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1ND) The former Belfast Telegraph newspaper printing press, once at the beating heart of the city’s industrial & cultural output, has be developed into a multi-purpose venue for a broad range of cultural events.
Ormeau ParkView More
Ormeau Park is the oldest municipal park in Belfast, officially opening to the public in 1871. It is still one of the largest parks in Belfast and offers a great mix of horticulture, woodland, flower displays and wildlife. A number of events are held in the park each year, including concerts and band performances. Most notably Belsonic Festival music events.
Boucher Road Playing FieldsView More
Becoming ever popular for big music events, this venue comes alive during the summer months.
Kingspan StadiumView More
Home to Ulster Rugby and a short 2 mile distance away from the Gasworks Hotel is also known as Ravenhill Stadium.
The National StadiumView More
Home to the national football team Northern Ireland and local team Linfield. Also known as Windsor Park.
SSE ArenaView More
Home to local Ice Hockey team, the Belfast Giants
Stormont Belfast CricketView More
One of four main grounds rated by the ICC to One Day International standard. Situated in the grounds of the Stormont Estate, the seat of government in Northern Ireland, and is the home of Civil Service North of Ireland Cricket Club.