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There's always something happening at the hotel throughout the year, so come along and see what's on.

Disney on Ice presents Frozen 
Friday 4th, Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th November SSE arena

Rod Stewart 
Monday 14th-Tuesday 15th November SSE arena

A Magical Christmas experience – Titanic Belfast
18th November- 23rd December Titanic Belfast 
Step back in time, join Father Christmas and explore Titanic Belfast's traditional Christmas street scene from 18th November at the Titanic’s Magical Christmas Experience!!

Saturday 19th November SSE arena

Christmas Continental Market - Belfast City Hall
19th November- 22nd December
Enjoy the festive buzz as Belfast City Hall hosts the return of the Continental Market for 2016. As well as enjoying many stalls selling their wares from around Europe, you can enjoy all the culinary delights including Spanish Paella, giant Bratwurst, French tarts and Belgian chocolates washed down with a stein of German beer from the much- visited beer tent.

Aladdin - The Christmas pantomime- Waterfront Belfast
25th November – 8th January
Pantomime wishes come true at Aladdin. So board our magic carpet and let us whisk you away on the panto adventure to top them all! Guaranteed to entertain and thrill, Aladdin is brought to the Waterfront stage by a fabulous cast headed up by everyone’s favourite panto dame, Ross Anderson-Doherty, as Widow Twankey.

MAC’s Christmas show of Pinocchio 
29th November – 1st January MAC theatre 
The MAC’s Christmas show for 2016 is the magical Pinocchio. Proudly sponsored by Phoenix Natural Gas and presented with the award-winning children’s theatre company Cahoots NI.

Fleadh Feirste 2016 – Gaeltacht Quarter Festival
30th November – 4th December
A vibrant cultural festival celebrating Belfast’s heritage as Ireland’s leading Irish language city. Attention grabbing art exhibitions, pioneering poetry events, a celebration of Joni Mitchell as Gaeilge, engrossing activities for children, an afternoon family ceili, the best of Irish food and literature as Gaeilgi all feature in this year’s festival.

Elton John 
Friday 2nd December SSE arena

Ulster Orchestra present ‘The Snowman’
3rd December – 2pm and 4.30pm Belfast Waterfront
Howard Blake’s magical score to The Snowman is the timeless centrepiece to this family concert of Christmas favourites. Start the festive season with this child-friendly-length concert – you’ll be walking in the air!

Van Morrison
18th December Waterfront

28th February – 4th March Waterfront

X-Factor live tour
Monday 13th March 2017 SSE arena



The Ramada Encore is situated in the heart of Belfast City Centre making it the perfect place to stay if you’re attending an event at the SSE Arena. Visit the website for more information on the upcoming events / shows.

belfast sightseeing tours

While you’re visiting why not take part in some of Belfast's most iconic attractions! Purchase your tickets from our reception and discover what Belfast is really all about! More information here.


Friday - Sunday
Spend time exploring one of Belfast's oldest attractions. From Friday to Sunday you can enjoy the freshest local produce, in one of the most popular spots of the city.  Ask about the free transport from the city centre to the market! More information here.


Enjoy a wee toast on a unique cycle tour through the streets of Belfast. Travel in style and experience the Belfast landmarks in a completely different way. Raise a toast with your companions as you travel. Cycle to our locals for a pint and experience our world famous pubs. More information here.


At Encore Belfast, we can arrange a Burlesque party where we show  you how to Burlesque!! Includes demonstration by professional dancer, long gloves, feather boa and a welcome drink Prices start from £25 per person with a DVD of the party for the organiser.  With dinner and overnight packages available, Burlesque parties are great for hen parties too. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.