Christmas Continental Market Christmas Continental Market Date: 17 November - 19 December 2009 Venue: Belfast City Hall grounds Once again the City Hall grounds has come alive with dozens of market stalls offering a stunning range of crafts, food and decorations from across Europe, and beyond, to delight the Christmas shopper seeking original gifts. More than 750,000 people visited the market last year - and this year it promises to be even bigger and better than ever with traders from as far afield as the North Pole, Asia, Africa and the United States. Opening times Monday - Wednesday: 9am - 8pm Thursday - Saturday: 9am - 10pm Sunday: 1pm - 6pm Please note, the market will close at 8pm on Saturday 19 December. Food and drink Highlights include: * Bratwurst sausages and German beers * warming gluhwein * liqueur coffees * gourmet burgers * Spanish paella * toasted baguettes * waffles, crÃªpes and Dutch pancakes * cakes, fudge and sweets * Continental and Irish cheeses. * exotic meats from around the world * gorgeous Greek dips * garlic soup from Switzerland * Polish bigos (a traditional stew). Sit and relax in Belfastâs very own Laveryâs International Marquee, or sample the great German and Continental beers from the newly remodelled Franzisskaaner German bar. Also returning this year will be Northern Irelandâs very own Hilden Brewery with their own special brews.