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Halloween Calendar 2016

Halloween Camps & Halloween Events are displayed on our map. Below the map are full listings

 
Our Event Calendar provides information on Halloween and mid-term events happening around the country suitable for families and kids.





Connaught



Halloween Fest at Westport House
Halloween Fest at Westport House
Have a howl of a Hallowe’en in 2016 at Westport House’s annual Hallowe’en Fest . You and your little monsters will have a hauntingly good time as you experience the thrills ‘n’ chills of the Pirate Adventure Park – you will board the eerie Westport House Express train ride, get into high ‘spirits’ on the swinging ship and the pedal Go Karts and take the plunge to death on the log flume water ride. The 18th century historic house will be transformed into a (not too) scary haunted house - suitable for little ones - tons of workshops and a selection of rides available.
Start: 29/10 End: 31/10 Times: 10am - 6pm Admission: €10 per person www.westporthouse.ie
e: info@westporthouse.ie
Phone: +3539827766
Westport House Mayo

Dublin County



Spooky Story Writing Workshop
Spooky Story Writing Workshop
Spooky Story Writing Workshop for 8 -12 year olds Learn how to create tension in a spooky story, involving gruesome creatures, vampires, werewolves, zombies, and all things ghastly and ghostly within a creepy setting.
Start: 03/10 End: 04/10 Times: 10.30am -2pm Admission: €45 per child for one day workshop www.meganwynne.com
e: info@meganwynne.com
Phone: 0868048102
Skerries & Malahide Dublin
Bram Stoker Festival
Bram Stoker Festival
Dublin City will celebrate the life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel ‘Dracula’. “Whether you’re a resident vampire or visiting from further afield, the Bram Stoker Festival 2016 has something for everyone in its gothically inspired programme of events!” Children can enjoy the ‘Children of the Night’ with storytelling theatre events at the Project Arts Center. “A charming 35 minute piece combining interactive storytelling and live illustration for 6-10 year olds.” 
Start: 28/10 End: 31/10 www.bramstokerfestival.com
e: info@bramstokerfestival.com
Phone:  668 0600
Jackula
Jackula
Join Jackula on a spooktacular quest to step out of his older brother's shadow and become the world’s most magical vampire. Laugh as Jackula makes his pet ghost dance. Gasp as Jackula balances five glasses of water on his face.  Smile as children help him perform fun magic tricks. 
Start: 30/10 Times: 11am Admission: €7 www.axis-ballymun.ie
e: info@axisballymun.ie
Phone: 01 883 2123
Axis, Main Street, Ballymun Dublin
Kids Halloween Workshop
Spectacular Boo at Dublin Zoo
Creepy arts and crafts, spine-chilling keeper talks, spooky face painting. Join us for monster music on the Great Lawn as well as many other festive activities.
Start: 31/10 Times: 12pm - 2pm www.dublinzoo.ie
e: education@dublinzoo.ie
Phone:  (01) 4748932
Dublin Zoo, Pheonix Park, Dublin 8

Leinster (outside Dublin)



Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival
Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival
From "Pumpkin Picking" to "The Gates of Hell": From "Murder Mysteries" to "Spooky Moonlit Walks": From "Award winning Farmaphobia" to "Tayto Park's House of Horrors": From "Haunted Spooktacular" to "Yummy Halloween Cooking" - there is something for every age and taste in Meath this year with 36 spine-tingling events. Visit our website link below for details of all events.
Start: 15/10 End: 06/11 www.spiritsofmeath.com/
Meath
Tayto Park After Dark
Tayto Park After Dark
The Tayto Park ‘House of Horrors’ is back again this Halloween and promises to be bigger, better, gorier and bloodier than ever before! Night Ride on The Cu Chulainn Coaster, Air Race and Rotator. Experience the 5D Halloween Movie. Face your ultimate terror as you enter the House of Horror. Recommended for guests 14 years and over. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Start: 22/10 End: 31/10 Times: 6:00 - 9pm Admission: €20 www.taytopark.ie
e: philip@kellsexperience.ie
Phone: 01 8351999
Tayto Park, Kilbrew, Ashbourne Meath
ScareFest Halloween festival at Shankill Castle
ScareFest Halloween festival at Shankill Castle
We have a great line up of ghost tours for the brave and bold. The Children’s Ghost Tour is a daytime candle-lit tour led by the castle’s resident friendly wizardess. Children take a magical journey through the spooky 300 year old castle and the old church yard, casting spells to ward away the evil ghosts and gremlins. Suitable for toddlers to young teens. Let us terrify your teens with the Teen Twilight Tour at dusk; the castle residents take you on a tour in the half light of the castle’s most haunted rooms, creaky corridors and ancient graveyard. This tour is best suited for 10-15 year olds. The Ghost Tour is a night time, candle-lit tour led by the castle residents through the most haunted areas of the 300 year old castle and the 11th century churchyard. The Ghost Tour is not for those under the age of 15.
Start: 24/10 End: 02/11 www.shankillcastle.com
e: info@shankillcastle.com
Phone: +353 (59) 972 6145
Shankill Castle, Paulstown, Kilkenny
The Wells House “Dare to Scare” Halloween Tour
The Wells House “Dare to Scare” Halloween Tour
The acclaimed “Dare to Scare” Halloween Tour returns to Wells House and Gardens this October, the past comes to life again this Halloween, are you brave enough to take this tour? Please note a section of this tour will take place outdoors so we recommend you wear warm clothes, wellies, rainwear, hats and torches are also recommended but fancy dress adds to the atmosphere of this great Halloween event!
Start: 25/10 End: 31/10 www.wellshouse.ie
e: info@wellshouse.ie
Phone: +353 53 9186737
Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Gorey, Wexford
Halloween Happenings at Lullymore
Halloween Happenings at Lullymore
Lots of ghastly ghouls and terrifying treats in store at Lullymore including Haunted Holograms, Terror Train Trips (New surprises for 2016) Terror Treasure Hunts and freaky fun in the devilish den of play—the Funky Forest. Prepare for the Fright of your Life. Come in fancy dress (optional) – Prizes for best Fancy Dress costumes in the Indoor Centre from 2pm every day!
Start: 29/10 End: 04/11 Times: 10am - 6 pm Admission: Family Rates - €28 for family www.lullymoreheritagepark.com
e: info@lullymoreheritagepark.com
Phone: 045 870238
Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park, Lullymore, Rathangan Kildare

Munster



Thurles Halloween Arts Festival
Thurles Halloween Arts Festival
The festival includes art exhibitions, drama, music, comedy, film, family shows, lunchtime concerts and much more.
Start: 24/10 End: 31/10 www.thurleshalloweenfestival.com
e: thurleshalloweenfestival.com@gmail.com
Thurles, Tipperary
Youghaloween Spooktacular Festival
Youghaloween Spooktacular Festival
The annual Halloween festival proudly hosts An Bhean Uisce from the underworld, parades, a haunted town centre and much more!
Start: 28/10 End: 31/10 www.discoverireland.ie
e: youghalonline@gmail.com
Phone:  +353 87 9878171
Youghal, Cork
Halloween Fun at Bunratty Castle
Halloween Fun at Bunratty Castle
All your favourite games of times past including snap apple, coin bobbing, and story telling in different farmhouses are around the Folk Park. Don’t forget the annual firm favourite of adults and children alike – The Fancy Dress Competition.
Start: 31/10 Times: 12:00pm - 6:00pm www.shannonheritage.com
Phone: 353 (0)61 711200
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co. Clare
The Dragon of Shandon Festival
The Dragon of Shandon Festival
The Dragon of Shandon returns this October 2016! The parade will take place on Halloween Night, the 31st of October, and following the success of last year's extended route, will once again cross the river into the City Centre. The Dragon of Shandon Samhain Parade is a project from Cork Community Art Link.
Start: 31/10 www.dragonofshandon.com
e: info@corkcommunityartlink.com
Phone: 021 455 3747
The Lido, Watercourse Road, ​Blackpool, Cork

Ulster