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Giro d'Italia Opening Event - SOLD OUT

Come Meet the Riders!

The Giro Opening Event takes place on the evening of Thursday 8 May 2014 in the grounds of Belfast City Hall.

This is your chance to see your cycling idols up close and personal. The nine riders from each of the 22 teams will be presented along with a range of entertainment featuring a performance by one of the Irish tenors, Finbar Wright and stunt riders from the Ramprage Extreme Sports Crew. This event, which will take place from 6pm - 9pm, is free to attend but will be ticketed access (gates open 5pm).

Ticket Information

SOLD OUT - All tickets have now been allocated for the Giro Opening Event. 

Collect Your Online Ticket Reservation

If you've been successful in reserving your tickets online, you MUST take your collection voucher (which has been emailed to you) to the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre in order to obtain your Giro wristband tickets. Full details, including the deadline for collecting your tickets, has been sent to you via email (please check your junk mail). If you don't collect your tickets by the deadline, they may be reallocated on the evening of the event.

If you have any queries about collecting your tickets, please email or phone 028 9024 6609.

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About the Giro d'Italia Big Start

Belfast and Northern Ireland are hosting the Giro d'Italia Big Start (Grande Partenza) from 9 - 11 May 2014. The Giro d'Italia is one of the world's greatest cycling events, second only to the Tour de France. Over 200 top professional cyclists from across the globe will be in Belfast to compete for the pink lead jersey.