Halloween in Ireland
Halloween is one of the most mystic times of the year when all generations gather up to create memories of a lifetime. Here is our list of the coolest things to do in Ireland on Halloween.
Creepy creator Tours at the GAA Museum
Running from the 25th of October until the 31st, the Creepy Creator Tours are one of Dublin’s best Halloween activities for families. Right in the heart of the GAA museum, you’ll have the opportunity to take a tour of the stadium which brings to life the magic of the home of Gaelic games. Back at the GAA museum, visitors will be able to create their own Halloween masterpiece by decorating a ceramic pumpkin or bat candle holder that will be made for you to keep.
Address: St Joseph’s Ave, Ballybough, Dublin, D03 P6K7
Halloween at National Wax Museum
Set in the spooky mood, you will love to discover the National Wax Museum through their Halloween tour. Taken over by monsters, ghouls, and ghosts, the museum will be the perfect attraction with friends and family!
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Address: The Lafayette Building, 22-25 Westmoreland St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 EH29
Halloween Roller Disco
Starting at 8 pm in Finches Business Park, the Halloween Roller Disco is an annual event opened to all. The dress code is fancy dress, and a prize will be given to the best dressed! The event’s admission includes the skate hire.
Address: Finches Business Park, Longmile Road, Dublin, Ireland D12
Halloween Family Forest Trail
The family forest trail is the perfect way to have fun and get some exercise done! Situated in the Discovery Park, in Kilkenny, the Halloween event runs the whole of the October Mid Term Break. While Halloween is an amazing time to spend at the park, it is as well animated all year long with multiple events made for the whole family.
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Address: The Estate Yard, Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, R95 HY7X
Night Tours of Wicklow’s Historic Gaol, Co. Wicklow
If what you are searching for a scary experience to celebrate Halloween, then stop looking. The Night tour of Wicklow’s Historic Gaol reserved to adults only is operated during the night and allows visitors to see what life was like behind for Irish prisoners in the 18th century. While guests will brave through one of Ireland’s most haunted buildings, they’ll be informed about torture methods, starvation suffered by the former prisoners and even death. Happy Halloween!
Address: 1 Kilmantin Hill, Corporation Lands, Wicklow, A67 Y337
Fireworks Extravaganza at Let’s Go Hydro
Displayed ten minutes away from Belfast City Centre, the Fireworks Extravaganza is not to miss if you are near or far from Belfast. Starting from 6 pm with food and drinks, the best costume will get the chance to win a £1,000 prize!
Address: Knockbracken Reservoir, 1 Mealough Rd, Carryduff, Belfast BT8 8GB, United Kingdom
Celtic Tales of Terror – Horror storytelling for Halloween
In the beautiful town of Galway, Halloween’s night will be marked by Celtic Tales storytelling show features spine chilling Tales of Terror, told by acclaimed storyteller Rab S. Fulton. Fans demons, witches and story-telling will be welcomed from 7.50 PM. The mystic story-telling moment will be followed by traditional music sessions, promising a magic evening in perspective!
In Drogheda, Halloween is celebrated with Púca Festival. Organized at night time, the city transforms the night into a big playground from October 31st until November 2nd. The festival will move spirits between worlds and plays with reality for magic the nights ahead.
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PUCA is coming to town and Millmount is joining in! Púca you say? Púca Festival will take place this year in Ireland’s Ancient East from 31 October to 2 November. It will make Ireland the place to be this Halloween, and it is expected that visitors from around the world will come and celebrate the country's ancient traditions. Check out this Lonely Planet article, all photos were taken in… ehum Millmount of course 😉! https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/puca-festival-halloween-ireland?fbclid=IwAR2ytyaU0Naw0zfDgzE5YlbpJ_heUE-odmlFF3c6xqh6sinhkwX6o4vJbrk Art & craft studios will be open! Visit us on Friday the 1st of November from 6pm – 9pm! See you there? @pucafestivalireland @millmountcraftquarter @drogheda_museum @visitdrogheda1 @irelandsancienteast @visitireland @lonelyplanet #millmount #millmountcraftquarter #visitireland #pucafestival #pucafestivalireland #drogheda #samhain
We hope you will enjoy as much as us these Halloween attractions. Remember to stay spooky!