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Belfast in Bloom

Belfast in Bloom Competition 2024

Our Belfast in Bloom competition is open for applications. There are award categories for individuals, community groups, allotments and commercial displays. Schools competition closed on Friday 21 June.

Enter the competition in 2024 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

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 four photographs of your display.

Enter Belfast in Bloom Competition (link opens in a new window)

Competition closing dates

The schools category closed on Friday 21 June 2024. The closing date for other categories is Friday 26 July. We will judge entries during August. For more information about the competition, email:

Belfast in Bloom Awards 2023

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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