Belfast Carnival Village - Overview

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Ormeau Park, Belfast 

SATURDAY 25th JUNE 12noon - 6pm

Carnival arts, fun & food

12 - 6pm   FREE!


On Saturday 25th June, colourful Carnival will transform the south end of Ormeau Park (Ormeau Road gates) into a theatrical set where performing puppets, mad hatters, crazy golfers, orchestrated musicians will play, dance, draw and dine around the Village's Carnival Street, Village Green, Bandstand and Samba School. Local landmarks such as the H&W Cranes and Albert Clock will be part of the fun & games – come along and you’ll see how! Take part in carnival arts sessions and join in the Village Parade. 


Belfast Carnival Village is a Beat Carnival project to create a Carnival Arts event in Belfast with a different type of audience experience. Usually carnival audiences watch a street parade as it passes-by. In Belfast Carnival Village you can have a whole range of experiences, including participation in event activities, over a full afternoon.


Belfast Carnival Village is...

a free-entrance carnival day to be enjoyed by all

a programme of big and small performances, walkabout entertainers, arts, fun and food

a programme of opportunities for groups, individuals and families to participate - in the event day and in arts workshops between now and the event

a carnival set depicting Belfast landmarks: the City Hall, Albert Clock, shipyard cranes, Belfast Zoo and well-known characters

a Market Place with Northern Ireland food suppliers and producers 

a celebratory atmosphere for all, in the Carnival community


Look out for more information and news updates about the event programme on and social media: 

Facebook Event Page    

Beat on Facebook   

Beat on Twitter   


Do you want to join the event’s Volunteer Team? Register here 

Sign-up to the Beat Carnival Newsletter here

You can contact Beat Carnival: email workshops@beatcarnival or phone the Carnival Centre office 02890 434767


Click to view and download PROGRAMME and MAP as a PDF



Belfast Carnival Village is a Creative Belfast project funded by Belfast City Council and Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the Creative and Cultural Belfast Fund.

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