Join the Lord Mayor, Councillor Nuala McAllister and guests the Cool FM Breakfast crew, Bing and Flop, The Twirlywoos, Milkshake Live's Derek and Jen and Cavehill Primary School choir as they 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. Taking place on Saturday 18 November, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, in front of Belfast City Hall, this annual festive light switch on is a great way for families to count down to Christmas.
This event is free but tickets are required. Tickets are restricted to four per person and everyone (regardless of age) needs a ticket to attend the event.
Tickets will be available at 9am on Friday 3 November via online at visitbelfast.com (booking link will appear on the website homepage at 9am) or in person at the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre (9 Donegall Square North).
If you book your tickets online, you can either print your tickets at home or collect your pre-booked tickets in person at the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre (by 5pm on Thursday 16 November).
The award-winning Belfast Christmas Market will also be making a return to the city. It'll open its doors at 12 noon on Saturday 18 November and will stay until 6pm on Saturday 23 December, with a unique offering of local and continental tasty food, sweet treats, wonderful gifts and crafts.
Don’t forget to post your child’s Christmas wishes to the North Pole via our post box beside Santa's grotto in the market. Each child who posts their letter with a return address before Tuesday 19 December will receive a response from Santa himself.
For more information on the Belfast Christmas Lights Switch-on, visit belfastcity.gov.uk/christmaslights and visitbelfast.com
If you have any specific access requirements, please call the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre on 028 9024 6609.