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Belfast City Hall grounds

Memorials in City Hall grounds

The grounds at Belfast City Hall have memorials to the history, people and events associated with the city.

Opening times

Dates Opening hours
1 May to 30 September 7am to 9pm
1 October to 30 April 7am to 7pm

Public access to City Hall

Friday 2 June

  • West grounds will close from 6am onwards (access to Garden of Remembrance available 7am to 5pm)
  • East grounds will close from 12 noon onwards (access to City Hall will be via rear entrance at Donegall Square South)

Saturday 3 June

  • West grounds will close from 6am to 3pm (access to Garden of Remembrance available)
  • 3pm to 6pm (admission to West Lawn and Freedom of the City event via ticket only)
  • East grounds will be open from 7am onwards and access available to front doors of City Hall

Sunday 4 June

  • West lawn will remain closed, 7am to 3pm (access to Garden of Remembrance available throughout)

Getting to City Hall grounds

Enter the park through Donegall Square North, Donegall Square East and Donegall Square West. Belfast City Hall is located in the city centre, near most major bus stops.

Events and activities in City Hall grounds

Various non-commercial events and activities can take place on the lawns and cobbled paths in the grounds. For information on booking an event in the grounds, go to Use of City Hall.

Park events

To find out what events and activities are on in our parks an d open spaces, go to Park events.

City Hall bye-laws

Map of Belfast City Hall grounds

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Belfast City Hall grounds

Donegall Square, Belfast BT1 5GS

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