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Belfast in Bloom Competition 2022

Our Belfast in Bloom 2022 competition is open for applications. There are award categories for individuals, community groups, allotments, commercial displays and school gardens. The competition for schools closed on Friday 24 June.

Enter the competition and cheer up forgotten flower beds, arrange a window box or take part in a regeneration project.


Award categories

The competition is open to individuals and groups.

Individual awards

There are individual categories awarded for north, south, east and west Belfast.

  • Best hanging basket
  • Best window box
  • Best front garden

Community awards

  • Best community street
  • Best community group
  • Best community garden

Allotment awards

  • Best individual allotment
  • Best allotment site

Commercial awards

  • Best hotel
  • Best public house
  • Best restaurant
  • Best commercial street
  • Best commercial premises

School awards

The schools competition closed on Friday 24 June. 


How to enter the competition

It is free to enter Belfast in Bloom. You can take part as an individual or in a group. You can enter online and attach a photograph of your display.

Enter Belfast in Bloom competition (link opens in new window)

Closing dates

The closing date for the schools category is Friday 24 June. The closing date for other categories is Friday 29 July. We will judge entries during August. For more information about the competition, contact us by email: belfastinbloom@belfastcity.gov.uk.


Belfast in Bloom Competition Winners 2021

Belfast in Bloom competition closed on 30 July 2021. 

The competition was open to individuals and groups including allotments, commercial displays and schools. The competition for school gardens closed on 18 June.  The entries were judged during August and announced in October.

Belfast in Bloom Awards 2021

Best Hanging Basket

Best Front Garden

Best Window Box

Best Community Garden

Best Allotment Site

Commercial awards

Best Kept School Garden

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