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Halloween Events & Fireworks Displays

Bewitching at any time, nobody does Halloween like Northern Ireland.

Head along to one of our thrilling events for some frightful fun for all the family or enjoy many of the magical fireworks displays.  Here is just a taster of what's happening around Northern Ireland.

  • Halloween Monster Mash, Belfast (31 October - FREE event).  Head along to the Titanic Slipways for Belfast's biggest Halloween celebration featuring haunting street theatre, fire jugglers, music and a stunning fireworks display.
  • Banks of the Foyle Halloween Festival, Derry~Londonderry (FREE event - 29 October - 1 November).  Europe's biggest and best Halloween festival returns with an even busier programme of events than ever before, it’s set to be a week awash with devilish activities for the whole family with terror-ific characters, mythical mayhem and a whole host of ghostly going culminating the carnival parade through the streets and the fireworks display.
  • Share Halloween Howler, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh (29 - 31 October).  Join SHARE for a spookily spectacular Halloween which promises to be frighteningly fun and packed with hair-raising activities, also take a trip on the Ghost Ship where there will be story telling, games and ghoulish snacks on board.
  • Little Spooks at the Navan Centre, Armagh (29 October - 1 November).  Have spooktacular fun as you meet with Hansel and Gretal at the witches' house in the woods, but beware of what could be lurking in the trees and enjoy the interactive ‘Billy Bones’ games and activities.
  • Hallowtides Festival, Newcastle, County Down (FREE event - 31 October).  The seaside town will host a jam-packed calendar of spooky events as part of its annual Halloween celebrations.  Attractions will include live music, a fancy dress competition,  themed float parade and one of the region's largest fireworks displays on the seafront.
  • Halloween at The Outlet (30 October).  Come along to The Outlet, Banbridge for a Halloween spooktacular. Enjoy an evening of filled with fun and excitement with spooky characters, fair rides, best costume spot prizes, Trick or Treat, U105 roadshow and the firework finale.
  • Haunted House on the Hill, Springhill, County Londonderry ( 29 - 31 October).   Are you brave enough to visit one of Ireland’s most haunted houses this Hallowe’en? As you walk through the dark and eerie woodlands of 17th century Springhill House & Estate, a shiver is sure to course through your veins.

Check out some more FREE events:

Seapark Fireworks | Halloween fun at Cockle Row Cottages | Spellbound Festival | Creepy Creatures Halloween Trail | Myths & Legends of Antrim Castle Gardens | Ballycastle Halloween Parade & Fireworks | Purple Turnip Festival | Halloween Spooktacular | Halloween Happening Coleraine  | Parents Week in Colin Glen | Hallowe'en Week at Neven Space Centre | Spooktacular Fun at IKEA

Looking for the perfect costume to dress up in?  Take a look at our list of Fancy Dress shops for more information and contact details.

See below for more Halloween events taking place near you.

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Just Some Ideas

Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival, Londonderry/Derry

Join Derry City and Strabane District for the scariest night of the year! Voted Best Halloween Destination in the World by USA Today readers, the City brings its world renowned street carnival parade back for its 30th Anniversary celebrations.

Ghost in the Glens Storytelling Festival, Cushendall

A spooky festival of storytelling and music in the Glens of Antrim. The Antrim Glens Tourism Group will continue to awaken and celebrate the spirit of the area with its annual festival of storytelling and music.

Halloween Arts & Crafts Club, Armagh

A great way for children to spend the Halloween holidays with art, crafts and games for all ages.

Little Spooks, Armagh

The story of Rapunzel comes to life at this spooktacular Halloween experience, which has something for all the family. Pass through the Bone Takers Garden, if you dare! Beware of the Wicked Witch and follow the Spooky Riddle Trail. Great family fun

Hallowtides Festival, Newcastle

Hallowtides in Newcastle is one of the most exciting events of the year and attracts thousands of visitors to the area making Newcastle the must be destination for Halloween with a magnificant carnival parade, fireworks display and much more.

Little Spooks with extra Spook, Armagh

Are you brave enough for spine-chilling fun and frights this Halloween. Pick your steps through the Bone Taker’s garden & see their Palace of Bones. Beware the Wicked Witch trying to get you to Rapunzel's tower. Visit the Spirit House if you dare

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