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Hiring St George's Market

The market is available to hire as a venue for events. It has already hosted a range of events including food festivals, fashion shoots, press conferences, live music gigs and art initiatives.

The overall floor area spans some 4,029m2 (43,370 ft2), making the market one of the largest hireable venues in the city.

What’s on offer

With a capacity of 3,000 people it can easily cater for large events, but can be subdivided into smaller spaces if required. The building also carries an entertainment licence.

Hiring the building also includes:

  • An event management team
  • Full catering options
  • A venue hire plan
  • Storage space for the duration of hire
  • Full facility support
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 30 bistro tables and 100 chairs
  • Disabled access and toilets
  • 9 picnic tables
  • 25 high tables

For an application form and more information, please email us. Alternatively, you can apply to hire the venue online.

Hiring charges

St George's Market is available to hire Monday to Wednesday.

 Amount of time Commercial rates  Public or voluntary rates 
1 session - half day (between the hours of 8.30am – 5pm) £1045.00 £605.00
2 consecutive sessions - full day (8.30am – 5pm) £1210.00 £715.00
Late session (5pm – 11pm) £1265.00 £715.00


Please note: these charges are for the hire of the building only. You may incur other charges like staff costs and electricity depending on your requirements. Our Markets Management Team will provide you with a full update of overall costs at the time of booking confirmation.

St George’s Market as a unique conference venue

St George’s Market is fast becoming a much sought after conference venue. Over the last few years, it has hosted conference events such as: 

  • Digital DNA 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Focus on Food 2015 and 2016
  • Generation Innovation 2015 and 2016
  • Belfast Festival of Learning Skills Fair
  • Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce exhibition 2016

St George’s Market as a unique event space

St George’s Market is an event location that is growing considerably in both interest and with bookings. Within the last few years, the number of events held in the venue has increased considerably. 
Popular recent events include:

  • Twilight Market events
  • the first ever Curious Market Wedding event.

You can keep up-to-date with all of the market's events by visiting the St George's Market events page.

Making your event accessible

We’re committed to making events at St George’s inclusive, welcoming and accessible to all. Speak to a member for more information and advice.

Photo gallery

Our Flickr gallery shows photos of various events held at St George's Market.


Hiring St George's Market

Contact us
028 9043 5704
12 - 20 East Bridge Street