The Belfast One 'Wish Upon a Christmas Star' trail!

Explore Belfast City Centre safely this festive season with the kids and take on the challenge of spotting the shining stars and Christmas props in the windows of local businesses on Belfast One’s magical ‘Wish Upon a Christmas Star’ free outdoor Christmas Trail.

Suitable for the whole family, the trail will run from Saturday 20 November – Thursday 23 December – Monday to Sunday

*Please take note of the participating shops individual opening times. You can find out the participating businesses opening hours here.

The Trail ends at 5pm on 23rd December 2021.

Click the link above to access the Christmas Trail and make your way around the City, being sure to keep your eyes open so you don’t miss the candy canes and shining stars! *Please ensure you have available data on your phone. 

Find all 9 props by answering a question at each location point for your chance to WIN a £250 Belfast City Centre Gift Card!

By following the trail, families will uncover magical Fairy tale themed questions before discovering 2 special Santa Post boxes, where children can send their own letter to the North Pole! Listen out for Santa on Cool FM’s & Downtown Radios Breakfast Show to see if your little one’s letter is read out.

Use the Hashtag #BelfastChristmasTrail and tag us in your pictures on social media to win extra special spot prizes!

Admission is free.

Free Hot Chocolate!

If you are taking part in the Christmas Trail, pop into any Starbucks in the City Centre, show the voucher on your phone and receive a FREE kids hot chocolate with any grande hand crafted beverage!

Terms and conditions: no bottled beverages, one free kids hot chocolate with the purchase of a grande handcrafted beverage.



Overall competition winner

  • All entries must be received by Thursday 23 December 2021 to be entered into the draw.
  • Only entries who complete all answers on the quiz App will be eligible to win.
  • The overall winner will be drawn at random by Belfast One on Monday 3 January 2022.
  • The winner will be notified by email.
  • Employees and their immediate families of Belfast One are not eligible to enter.
  • Only one entry permitted per email address.
  • Belfast One’s decision is final and no dispute will be entered into.
  • No cash alternatives will be offered.
  • The prize is non transferable
  • Belfast One reserves the right to change the details of this competition at any time.
  • Belfast One promoter cannot be held responsible for any cancellations or changes to event details.
  • If the selected winner does not confirm receipt of the prize by 12noon on Monday 10 January 2022, Belfast One reserves the right to select another winner.