Tickets and Times


The Belfast Beer & Cider Festival has been postponed. No tickets are currently available for sale, and all purchased tickets will be refunded.


The festival is open daily 12:00 to 23:00 from Wednesday 6th May to Friday 8th May, and 12:00 to 21:00 on Saturday 9th May.  We advise advance ticket purchase to guarantee entry. There will also be tickets available for sale on the door.


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Standard Ticket

£9 each day, including a souvenir cup and program. You may arrive and leave as many times as you like (subject to venue capacity restrictions). Card-carrying CAMRA, Beoir and other EBCU members can enter for a discounted £5. Returning a second day and don’t need another cup? No problem, our ticket counter can give you a small discount back in beer tokens.

Gold Ticket

Want to come on a few days? Why not get our Gold Ticket, for only £25 you can visit as much as you’d like over the 4 days (subject to venue capacity restrictions). To use this ticket you will have to continue to wear a wrist strap provided to you on your first visit.


Under 18s are allowed in the venue free of charge until 8pm, if accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Teenagers may be asked for identification to prove that they are under 18.

Designated Driver

A (non-drinking) designated driver in a group can get discounted entry for £3 (no program or cup), or £5 with a cup.


Beer & Cider will be sold via both a strike-off “bingo” token card, and debit/credit card payments. All will be available in third, half, 2 third, and full pints (subject to certain restrictions for stronger drinks). Drinks will be priced from £2 for a half pint.