To celebrate The 148th Open coming to Northern Ireland, there will be a host of activity in Belfast City Centre including free mini golf, live music, golf simulators and more!

The Great Belfast Tee Off | Belfast City Hall

Sunday 14 to Sunday 21 July | 11am-6pm

Mini Golf

Mini Golf

All ages can try their hand at the themed 9 hole mini golf course featuring some of Northern Ireland’s most famous landmarks. Putt your way through the Albert Clock, H&W cranes and Titanic.

Golf Simulator

Experience taking that virtual iconic shot on the 18th hole at the world-renowned Royal Portrush Golf Course.

The Great Belfast Tee Off is brought to you by Belfast One, Belfast City Council and Tourism NI,

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Belfast Golf Trail

Sunday 14 to Sunday 21 July


Explore the city centre and Cathedral Quarter with the Belfast Golf Trail.

Solve the clues to find out the names of all 18 holes across the city, and answer the questions to reach the final answer. Submit your entry form at the end of the trail to be in with the chance of winning a £200 family prize package!

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Live Music at Bank Square

Thursday 18 to Sunday 21 July | Times vary

Live Music

Soak up the sounds of some fantastic Northern Irish musical talent over The Open weekend at Bank Square.

Thursday 18 July
6.45pm – 9pm Discobeard

Friday 19 July
4.30pm-6.30pm Belfast Busking Band
7pm-9pm No Oil Paintings

Saturday 20 July
5pm-6pm Winners Great Belfast
6pm-8pm Cap on the wall

Sunday 21 July
3pm-5pm String ninjas
6pm-8pm Unholy gospel Band

Times subject to change

20–21 Jul

Free Souvenir Workshop

Wrapped Up

Free Souvenir Workshop in Castlecourt

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Wednesday 17 - Sunday 21 July

Open for all

Victoria Square

Open for all at Victoria Square

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21 July

The 19th Hole at Deanes

Deanes Meatlocker

The 19th Hole at Deanes Meatlocker

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15–19 Jul

Late Night Opening

Andrew Watson Menswear

late night opening hours at Andrew Watson Menswear

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18–20 Jul

Extended Hours & Live Entertainment


Extended Hours & Live Entertainment at Flame

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15–21 Jul

Winning Wheel at Insomnia Coffee

Insomnia Coffee

Win vouchers with Insomnia Coffee

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15–21 Jul

20% Discount

Beleaf Juice

20% Discount

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15–21 Jul

20% off £25+ Spend


20% off £25+ Spend

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15–21 Jul



VIP Currency Rates at EuroChange in CastleCourt

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18–21 Jul

Special Afternoon Tee

The Loft

Special Afternoon Tee at The Loft

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14–21 Jul

Taste of Ireland Menu for The Open

Café Parisien

Taste of Ireland Menu for The Open at Cafe Parisien

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