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Dublin Zoo - Boo at the Zoo
Dublin Zoo - Boo At The Zoo
  31/10 to 31/10
01 4748900
Spooktacular Boo at the Zoo Creepy arts and crafts, spine-chilling keeper talks, spooky face-painting. Join us for monster music on the Great Lawn plus more festive fun! For further information on Dublin Zoo visit Facebook..
Times: 12 - 4pm www.dublinzoo.ie
e: info@dublinzoo.ie
Phoenix Park, Dublin 8
Swan Rathmines Halloween
Swan Rathmines Halloween
  30/10 to 31/10
Hop on your broomsticks and hold onto your wands! Taking place over the school mid-term break, The Swan Rathmines will be transformed into a spooky party for all ages on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st of October from 2pm-4pm. All are welcome to attend this free two-day party! Includes magic shows, science shows, face-painting and special discounts!
Times: 2pm - 4pm Admission: Free www.swan.ie
e: info@swan.ie
Rathmines Road Lower, Rathmines, Dublin 6
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
  07/11
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ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE www.heritageireland.ie
Various Locations
Halloween at Dublinia
Halloween At Dublinia
  27/10 to 29/10
016794611
Delig Inis theatre group present their annual performance. Hear about the supernatural and ghostly happenings around medieval Dublin. But are they true? Find out this Halloween. Suitable for all ages.
Times: 12pm - 4pm Admission: Normal admission rates to Dublinia apply. www.dublinia.ie
e: info@dublinia.ie
St. Michael's Hill, Christchurch Dublin 8
Santa Experience Ilac Centre
Santa Experience Ilac Centre
  29/11 to 23/12
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Join us and take a magical journey through the Elves Post Office, Santa’s Stable, the Sleigh Station, The North Pole and finally Santa’s magical cabin! On the way you will meet Elves, Polar bears, Penguins and of course Santa Claus himself. If you are really lucky you might even get to ride in his sleigh! Please arrive at your booking time only (not before). We will endeavour to commence your experience within 30mins of check-in/booking time.
Times: 10:00 - 18:00 Admission: Children €10, Adults €5 www.santaexperience.ie
e:  info@santaexperience.ie
Dunnes Stores (next to lifts), The Ilac Centre, Henry St Dublin
Spooky Story Writing Workshop
Spooky Story Writing Workshop
  27/10 to 30/10
0868048102
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. Dates are 27th October for Malahide and 30th October for Blackrock.
Times: 10.30am -2pm Admission: €55 per child for one day workshop www.meganwynne.com
e: info@meganwynne.com
Malahide & Blackrock Dublin
Bram Stoker Festival
Bram Stoker Festival
  26/10 to 29/10
 668 0600
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 2018 has something for everyone in its gothically inspired programme of events!” Children can enjoy avtivities such as Family Paintclub, and the Vampirina Animation Workshop.www.bramstokerfestival.com
e: info@bramstokerfestival.com
Jackula
Jackula
  30/10
01 883 2123
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. 
Times: 1pm Admission: €7 View Show Dates & Locations
e: info@axisballymun.ie
Axis, Main Street, Ballymun Dublin
Create your own Comic Book
Create Your Own Comic Book
  03/11 to 03/11
01 660 3770
Aged 12–16 years?Want to learn how to create your own comics? Join us at the National Print Museum for workshops with Sean O’Brien in drawing, character development and story; beginners welcome!
Times: 14.30 – 16.30 Admission: €15 per person www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
e: admin@nationalprintmuseum.ie
National Print Museum Dublin
Halloween Children's workshops
Halloween Children's Workshops
  30/10 to 31/10
016603770
Halloween Finger Print Fun! Drop in Workshop for Families Tuesday 30 October, 14.30 – 16.30, €5.00 per child (parents/ guardians free) Mini Monster Printmaking for 4-7 years Wednesday 31 October, 11.30 – 12.30, €12.50, Max. 8 children Spooky Bookmaking for 8-12 years Wednesday 31 October, 14.00 -15.00, €12.50, Max. 10 children
Times: varies Admission: varies www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
e: admin@nationalprintmusuem.ie
National Print Museum Dublin
Samhain Magic
Samhain Magic
  26/10 to 30/10
018192323
Croke Park’s GAA Museum is marking the ancient Irish festival of Samhain with a new spooktacular family-fun event – Samhain Magic at the Museum – this Halloween.
Times: 5pm, 6pm & 7pm Admission: €16 (adults), €12 (children under 16) crokepark.ie
e: marketing@crokepark.ie
GAA Museum, Croke Park Dublin
Christmas Pantomime Bus Tour
Christmas Pantomime Bus Tour
  03/12 to 24/12
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The letters are missing and Santa is sick, We have to save Christmas for jolly old St. Nick! Join our two elves on this puzzling adventure to save the Magic of Christmas. Help them to solve the clues, find the letters and prove you believe in all the good that Christmas can bring.
Times: 1pm - 6pm Admission: €15 www.hiddendublintours.com
e: bookings@hiddendublinwalks.com
O'Connell Street Dublin
Peril's Pumpkin Trail Malahide
Peril's Pumpkin Trail Malahide
  27/10 to 31/10
01 8169538
Follow our Halloween Trail to unlock your magic and help Peril the Pumpkin Fairy cast the spell of life on Malahide Castle’s pumpkins. Collect Halloween treats along the trail from the Queen of the Forest and her forest friends. Dress up for this family friendly Halloween event, with just a little boo!
Times: 12:30pm - 6pm Admission: Adult €5 / Child €10 www.malahidecastleandgardens.ie
Malahide Demesne, Dublin
Santa Experience at Croke Park
Santa Experience At Croke Park
  24/11 to 23/12
01 819 2374.
Join staff of the GAA Museum for a traditional Christmas at Croke Park. This unique family experience includes a visit to the Elf Training Camp, a meet and greet with Santa in his grotto and a sneek peek pitchside! All children who visit Santa receive a present. Access to the GAA Museum and Interactive Games Zone is included in the ticket price.     Admission: Adults €10, Children €16 www.crokepark.ie
e: santa@crokepark.ie
Croke Park, St Joseph's Ave, Dublin
Creepy Town @ The Helix
Creepy Town @ The Helix
  27/10 to 28/10
01-7007000
Designed with young families in mind, this is a Halloween experience like no other. “Creepytown” is an hour long, indoor, interactive, Halloween Panto-esque theatre production, featuring spooktacular visual effects, crazy characters, creepy dance performances, howls of laughter and much more for all the family to enjoy from the comfort of their Theatre seats
Times: 12pm, 2pm, 4.30pn, 6 Admission: From €10 (Group & Family disco www.creepytown.ie
e: ciaran@theatreworx.ie
The Kelix, DCU, Collins Avenue, Whitehall, Dublin 9
Halloween at Imaginosity
Halloween At Imaginosity
  20/10 to 31/10
012176130
This October, join Imaginosity Dublin Children's Museum for a range of Halloween activities such as Spooky Storytime, Scary Slimemaking, Ghostie Kite Making, Fuzzy Spider Making, Hanted Handprints, Walk on a Web, and a Spooky Halloween Disco! Online booking is required.
Times: 10am - 6pm Admission: Standard Admission Rates Apply www.imaginosity.ie
e: info@imaginosity.ie
Imaginosity, The Plaza, Beacon South Quarter, Dublin
<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>EPIC</span> Santa Experience
Epic Santa Experience
  15/12 to 23/12
01 906 0861
Join us for an unforgettable Christmas experience with Santa’s Grotto at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum! Begin your magical journey in the atmospheric vaults of The CHQ Building in Dublin’s City Centre. Your family will be welcomed by Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elves before meeting Santa in his magical grotto. Admission: Adult €15, Child €8.5 / €12.50 www.epicchq.com
e: events@epicchq.com
Custom House Quay Dublin