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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 some of our exciting annual events happening around Northern Ireland.

  • Halloween Monster Mash, Belfast (30 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  27 - 31 October).  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 (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 (28 - 31 October ).  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 (28 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.
  • Spooktacular week at Rowallane Garden (22 - 31 October) Join the Rowallane Garden, if you dare, as the it takes on an eerie feel. Take the terrifying ghost trail say boo to the sinister characters from Premiere Circus and see your little monsters transformed with some fearsome, freaky face painting.

Check out some more FREE events:

Seapark Fireworks | Spellbound Festival Ghost in the Glens Storytelling Festival | Mexican Day of the Dead | Halloween Fun at Mount Stewart

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.

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Halloween Bouncemania - Premier Indoor Fun Event for Children, Coleraine

Bouncemania is returning for a pre Halloween Explosion of Fun The indoor Inflatable & Soft Play Mega Event, Bouncemania will run indoors for 2 days, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October.

Fright Night, Moneymore, Magherafelt

Dare to take a tour of terror...?

Spooktacular Week at Rowallane Garden, Saintfield, Ballynahinch

The programme includes:

Ghosts and Gourds Spooktacular22 and 23 October, 11am-5pm
Join the Rowallane Garden, if you dare, as the it takes on an eerie feel.

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 Drive in Movie Night, Ballynahinch

Fun filled mid term break for all the family, with two drive in movies showing in the rear hotel car park.
Movie 1 is Hocus Pocus - Gates open 13:00 and film start at 14:00
Movie 2 is The Conjuring 1 - Gates open 18:00 and film starts at 19:30

Halloween Howler at Share,

Join us at SHARE for a spookily spectacular Family Friendly Halloween which promises to be frighteningly fun and packed with hair-raising activities

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