A-Z: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Christmas lights switch-on

Date: 17 Nov 2018
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Belfast City Hall

Join the Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey and guests as we kick off the festive season with the annual Christmas lights switch-on. An evening of musical fun awaits with mini shows and traditional carols before the big switch on!

It will take place on Saturday 17 November, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm (approx.) in front of City Hall. A great way for families to countdown to Christmas.


This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be available from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre online from Monday 5 November 2018 at 9am.

Tickets are restricted to six per booking and are ‘print at home’. Please remember to click through for your tickets as the email confirmation will not be enough as a booking.

Accessible tickets

Accessible tickets are available directly from Visit Belfast Welcome Centre by calling 028 9024 6609 from Monday 5 November. These are limited to two per booking.

Full terms and conditions of entry apply

Santa's grotto

Don’t forget to post your child’s Christmas wishes to the North Pole via our postbox beside Santa's grotto in the market. Each child who posts their letter with a return address before Monday 17 December 2018 will receive a response from Santa himself.

Belfast City Hall with Christmas lights

Suitable for everyone