Upcoming May 2009 Events

Local events not to miss this May.

Belfast City Marathon

Monday 4th May, Belfast


Having just returned from running the London Marathon, I know how hard it is to run the whole 26.2 mile and how much the continuous support helps. Get out and support the runners and check out Ormeau Park, where the finish line is, for a day of fun.


Music in the Parks

Sunday 10th May – September, Belfast

Music in the Parks will take place in parks across Belfast from May to September. It will feature a range of musical styles, including jazz, blues and classical.

More info

Balmoral Show

Wednesday 13th – 15th May, Kings Hall Belfast

The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is Ireland’s largest Agricultural Show that entertains the whole family. The Bolddog Lings, who are a motor cycle display team, will be the main attraction this year in the Main Arena, where International Show Jumping and Falconry displays will also take place.


Northwest 200

Saturday 16th May, Portrush


The International North West 200 is Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event, attracting crowds in excess of 150,000 as well as the biggest names in the sport including Michael Rutter, Steve Plater and John McGuinness.



Saturday 16th May, Black Box Belfast

BizCamp Belfast is a user-generated business unconference for entrepreneurs, innovators and startups to share and learn in an open environment.


Belfast Childrens Festival

Friday 22nd – 31 May, Belfast

The Belfast Children’s Festival is run by Young at Art, a children’s arts charity set up in 1998 with a mission to make life from birth to eighteen as creative as possible through the arts.


What events are you looking forward to in May? Feel free let us know about any we missed.

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