Group Activities in Belfast
The capital of Northern Ireland is a versatile city in terms of what it has on offer for group events. There’s a solid choice of vibrant nightlife and fun experiences that rivals other cities in the UK.
Belfast is a serious contender if you’re searching for any sort of group occasion. The city accommodates for a vast range of groups of differing tastes. From birthday parties and celebratory work do’s a ladies night out, Belfast is built to please.
Belfast is appealing inside and out. Not only is the city located in the idyllic greens of Northern Ireland, but it is a host of bars, restaurants, theatres and everything of the sort. It’s come a long way since its industrial past and now provides some of the best entertainment in the whole of the British Isles. Being located right next to the coast gives it an edge over a lot of destination choices and will certainly add a unique aura to your getaway weekend, birthday or ladies night out.
In the heart of Belfast, you’ll find plenty of things to see and do with a rich culture to be consumed by. The city provides an entertaining experience for any kind of group with impressive architecture both old and new, fantastic pubs and bars, as well as wonderful outdoors.
Top 10 Group Activities in Belfast
Get out there and discover the many pubs of Belfast one by one and face challenges and quizzes along the way in a digitized edition of the classic treasure hunt.
Clamber into inflatable balls and get that footy into the goal in this 5-a-side football game with a twist.
Choose from several dance themes to groove to. There’re routines for 70s, 80s and 90s hit tracks and the iconic songs from the films you love like Grease. Fancy dress is a must!
The name says it all! Dodge those incoming balls and throw ‘em back at your opponents. It’s a simple game but a whole lot of fun that involves plenty of laughs and action.
You have 60 minutes to break out one of many themed rooms ranging from horror to sci-fi. You must work as a team to solve the puzzles to get out in time.
Everyone’s favourite doughy friend from Italy is yours to create from scratch in an educational and especially yummy group activity, perfect for any age range.
Choose between a male or female model and they’ll de-robe for you. Use multiple drawing methods and draw different poses and areas of the body across several fun tasks.
Put your PE kit back on, it’s back to school with you. Take part in the classic races from your childhood days where you must test your speed and agility in the funniest way possible.
Take time out and be pampered by an expert stylist. Get the style you’ve always wanted before you head out into the town and feel on top of the world.
Get the ultimate smell in an educational class of fragrances. Test different scents and combine different key ingredients to put together your very own perfume.
Birthday Activity Ideas for Adults
One of the best things about Belfast is it’s a city of variety and that’s why we have many options on offer. Anyone can enjoy what Belfast has to offer, whether you’re a group of young’uns about to celebrate a 21st birthday, or you’ve reached the age of 50.
Of course, some activities suit certain ages but that’s why we’re here to help. Belfast offers a fantastic array of modern bars and traditional British and Irish pubs which are the perfect setting for a 18th birthday to welcome you into the adult world in style. For those of you who are a little older and wish to have a 30th, 40th or 50th birthday, then Belfast is still the place to be. There’s loads to see and do with your friends and family with an equal amount of chilled out experiences and some that get you up on your feet and are a bit more action-packed.
There’s plenty to browse through, but we’d recommend the Old School Sports Day or a Dance Class, they’re both very popular with groups of all ages and sizes.
Ladies Night Out
When the pressure of everyday life gets too much, there’s nothing better to take away the stress than a ladies night out or even a whole weekend away having a bit of ‘me time’. That’s why we offer so much in the way for you to have a grand time.
Whether you want to be out and about experiencing new and exciting things, take part in a sporty activity, take to the dance floor or just want to stick to drinking at the best watering hole in town, we have it all, and if that’s not enough we even do amazing pamper experiences like Spa Days where you can be in total relaxation and enjoy your time with your nearest and dearest.
If you’re feeling cheeky, there’s always the Art of Seduction class to complement your night of partying hard in some of the city’s greatest night venues.
Fun Work Social Event Ideas
Our group activities and experiences really do not have any limits, we cater for any and all groups and this includes work parties of all kinds. If you’re planning a fun work social event at the end of a long hard week or want to send a star employee off with a bang as they leave their position at your firm, Belfast offers quite a few activity choices depending on the situation.
To begin with, there’s so many meals to choose from at chain restaurants recognised and trusted across the nation. From a South American Meal at Las Iguanas to a French Meal at Café Rouge, every venue we offer is welcoming, tasty and well-suited to work social events.
Other work social event ideas include, but don’t limit to action-packed activities like Old School Sports Day and Escape Rooms, as well as hands-on sophisticated events like classic Cocktail Making.
Reasons to Visit
Titanic Belfast - A huge heritage centre built in memory of the Titanic which sank in 1912. Learn all about the iconic ship and the tragic story behind its sinking.
Belfast Zoo - One of the biggest attractions in Northern Ireland and it’s not hard to know why! Everyone loves animals and this zoo has many tropical beasts you can see and learn about.
Game of Thrones - The Touring Exhibition - if you’re huge fans of the show, then surround yourselves with props used in the show and discover something new you may not have known about the making of the hit series.
Game of Thrones: Locations - Travel out the city and explore some of the fantastic sets from the show, let’s see if you recognise the real-life Riverlands.
HMS Caroline - After a huge restoration project, you can board this classic 1916 battleship and learn about the many voyages and battles her and the crew endeavoured on.
Free Things to Do in Belfast
Don’t worry about your group trip to Belfast costing a bomb, there’s a bunch of things to do in Belfast for free!
Ulster Museum holds a ton of of Irish, British and World history through the ages with interactive exhibits and plenty of fun, educational facts.
Belfast City Hall has a tour around the most iconic building in the whole city and possibly Northern Ireland followed by its Titanic Memorial Garden.
Visit The Big Fish to view a huge ceramic fish made from hundreds of pieces displaying Belfast’s history using images and text.
Botanic Gardens are perfect to stretch your legs, then there’s really no place better to do it than the Belfast Botanic Gardens, a 28-acre park filled with exotic plants.
Enjoy Belfast Castle and it's Hogwarts-esque building just outside the city and appreciate this renowned structure built way back in the 1100’s.
Getting Around Belfast
Belfast is a bijou city which means it is easy to traverse on foot or by taxi. Whether its bars and restaurants by the waterfront overlooking the River Lagan or those around the Cathedral quarter you won’t have to travel far once you arrive into the centre.
Its main train station Great Victoria Street is just off the centre, the George Best Belfast City Airport is 3 miles from the centre and Belfast City 19 miles, both are linked by Airport Express shuttle bus services into the centre. The Ferry port is a 15-minute drive into the centre.