Festival of Fools returns to Belfast on the May Bank Holiday weekend !

Join the fun for a jam-packed weekend of circus performances featuring breathtaking acrobatics, gut-busting comedy and jaw-dropping juggling.

The festival is the largest comedy, circus and outdoor arts festival on the island of Ireland, with over 70 performances taking place on the streets of Belfast City Centre and Cathedral Quarter.


All daytime shows are free to attend and apart from the shows in our Circusful building, no booking is required.

Discover the Festival Programme