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After Dark in Belfast City and Greater Belfast

Belfast comes alive after dark with an array of elusive entertainment venues and activities. There’s racing at Drumbo Park, comedy at the Empire Belfast, traditional Irish whiskey in the Crown Liquor Saloon, contemporary theatre at the Lyric on the first Friday of each month.  The craic is ninety!

For more ideas see: www.discovernorthernireland.com/entertainment

 

Places To Visit

Belfast Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Belfast Waterfront is an award-winning, purpose-built conference, arts and entertainment centre offering a variety of facilities. The venue offers a varied events programme, ranging from classical music, opera and ballet to comedy and rock music.

The MAC, Belfast

'Winner' Marketing & Sales Excellence, NITA Awards 2013. The MAC is Belfast’s brand new arts venue selecting, creating and mixing up music, theatre, dance and art – bringing you the very best of local and international talent under one roof.

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Built in 1862, the Ulster Hall has been entertaining the citizens of Belfast for more than 150 years. Fondly knowb as Belfast's 'home of music' the venue was completely restored in 2009.

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

As the only full-time producing theatre in Northern Ireland, the Lyric offers high quality professional entertainment throughout the year.

Dundonald International Ice Bowl, Dundonald, Belfast

Enjoy a great day out at Dundonald International Ice Bowl. Whether you are looking for a family day out, an evening out with friends or a day out for a school or youth organisation, there is a range of fun packed activities for everyone.

Culloden Estate and Spa, Holywood

Standing high on the wooded slopes of the Holywood hills, overlooking Belfast Lough and the Co. Antrim coastline, is the magnificent Culloden Estate and Spa, one of the most prestigious 5 star hotels in Northern Ireland.

Rayanne Country House, Holywood

Rayanne House is the only Exclusively Fine Dining restaurant in the Belfast area. This perfect, period location offers private dining room and surroundings to create a unique culinary experience. Nominated for Best Ulster restaurant & Chef in 2014.

The Belfast Empire, Belfast

A converted church in the heart of Belfast, boasting the city's most diverse offering of entertainment. Regular gigs include the Comedy Club, Blues Club and Supper Club.

Victoria Square Belfast, Belfast

Northern Ireland’s biggest and brightest new shopping centre. Inside Victoria Square, there are two floor levels, with ninety eight shops, Odeon Cinema and a dozen eateries. With Northern Ireland’s first House of Fraser store and Hollister.

Drumbo Park Greyhound Stadium, Lisburn

If you’ve never experienced greyhound racing before then it’s time you came up to speed. Drumbo Park offers two action packed race nights every week and every one’s a winner.

Black Box, Belfast

A home for live music, theatre, literature, comedy, film, visual art, live art, circus, cabaret and all points in between.

Ulster Orchestra, Belfast

With the anticipation of new Chief Conductor, Rafael Payare and Principal Guest conductor, Jac van Steen, this forthcoming season is set to be one of the strongest and most diverse in the Ulster Orchestra’s history.

Ghost Walk Belfast, Belfast

Explore the shadows and alleyways of haunted Belfast. Discover the city's lesser known darker past. Learn of our Jack the Ripper connection, the hangings of Cornmarket, the tale of the body snatchers plus much more. Dare you walk the walk.

The Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast

Oh Yeah Music Centre is a converted warehouse in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. In a short space of time it has become a focus for music making and music enterprise in Northern Ireland.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Theatre at The Mill is set in the Civic Square of the imaginatively restored Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey Borough Council’s Civic Headquarters.

Belfast Crawl - Guided traditional pub crawl, Belfast

From to Maddens, to McHughs, from Kitchen Bar to Kellys Cellar and a lot more, Belfast hosts some fantastic traditional pubs with some excellent Irish Music.

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