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All fright on the night - Halloween in NorthernIreland

Halloween in Northern Ireland

Where better to scare yourself rigid this Halloween than Northern Ireland!

Another, darker side to Northern Ireland comes to the fore on All Hallows Eve.  Whether you are a visitor or a local, you will love our stories of ghostly going-ons, creaking stately homes, haunted hotels and spooky family attractions!  And with the release of Universal's Dracula Untold on 3 October, filmed on location in Northern Ireland there will be plenty of supernatural goings-on this Autumn.

Jail of Horror - Halloween Special

Jail of Horror II - Halloween Special

17 October - 31 October, Belfast

Get ready to scream your head off at the Jail of Horror! Your worst nightmares will come true as you make your way through the dark and windy wings of this famous Victorian prison that is reputed to be one of the most haunted buildings...

Fright Night at The Jungle NI

Fright Night at The Jungle NI

10 October - 01 November, Co Londonderry

Fright Night is an immersive, spine-tingling Halloween adventure not for those faint of heart!  A Hellish Hayride will transport you and your party to The Jungle's cursed forest whose carnivorous depths you must summon your courage to explore.

Halloween Concert headlined by Kian Egan

Halloween Concert headlined by Kian Egan

27 October, Armagh

Due to the success of the 2013 Halloween concert - organised by the Good Relations Unit in Armagh City and District Council in partnership with the young peer educators and the community connecter’s forum - an even bigger open air concert is planned this year at The Shambles Yard. Come along to see former Westlife star Kian Egan perform alongside support acts ‘The Whistling Donkeys’ and 'Hair O' The Dawg' before the evening ends with a fireworks extravaganza lighting up the night sky at 9.30pm.

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

23 October - 25 October, Armagh

Armagh Gaol has been interconnected with paranormal activity since it closed its doors in 1986, although some prison officers and prisoners would suggest this relationship has been longer. Built on an old military barracks there have been sightings, noises and unexplained happenings within the walls that have seen 3 men executed and many more deaths over its 200 year history.

This special edition paranormal tour will take you to the various hot spots of the Gaol where paranormal activity has been reported and the guide will tell you off the harrowing stories associated with these areas.

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

17 October - 18 October, Armagh

Armagh Gaol has been interconnected with paranormal activity since it closed its doors in 1986, although some prison officers and prisoners would suggest this relationship has been longer. Built on an old military barracks there have been sightings, noises and unexplained happenings within the walls that have seen 3 men executed and many more deaths over its 200 year history.

This special edition paranormal tour will take you to the various hot spots of the Gaol where paranormal activity has been reported and the guide will tell you off the harrowing stories associated with these areas.

Paranormal Tours - Halloween Special

Crumlin Road Gaol Paranormal Tours - Halloween Special

16 October - 05 November, Belfast

Crumlin Road Gaol has been interconnected with Paranormal Activity since it closed its doors in 1996. There have been sightings, noises and unexplained happenings within the walls that have seen 17 men executed over its 150 year history.

Halloween Extravaganza at Enniskillen Castle Museums

Halloween Extravaganza at Enniskillen Castle Museums

31 October, Co Fermanagh

Annual Halloween Event at Enniskillen Castle Museums. Fun for all the family. There will be ghoulish goings on, crafty capers, scary stories and lots of other entertainment. Everyone is invited to come along in fancy dress and join the festival atmosphere.

Share Halloween Howler

Share Halloween Howler

28 October - 31 October, Co Fermanagh

The week Tuesday - Friday will be full of hair-raising activities such as our Ghost Ship cruise, which will run every Sunday in October, at 4.30, 5.30 and 6.30pm and hourly in the evenings from Tuesday 28th October - Friday 31st October.

Spooked Out at the Mill

Ghouls & Fools

30 October, Belfast

Get into Glengormley this Halloween to see the Ghouls and Fools descending on Lilian Bland Community Park from 6pm on 30 October as the park undergoes a transformation to celebrate Halloween.

A Ghostly Experience at Glenarm Castle *Event Cancelled*

01 September - 18 September, Co Antrim

A spooky, thrilling and fun experience for all the family around the Castle grounds. Get in the spirit by dressing up and bring a lantern. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Halloween Half Term

Halloween Family Festival

31 October, Co Down

The scariest time of the year is creeping up on us again as we get ready to welcome a host of witches, ghosts and ghouls and all their young apprentices to the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.

Hallowe'en Arts Scheme

Hallowe'en Arts Scheme

27 October, Co Down

Hallowe'en is coming ....but don't be getting spooked. Instead, spend the day at Ards Arts Centre making chilling Hallowe'en decorations that will terrify your whole family!

Ghosts in the Glens

Ghosts in the Glens

16 October - 19 October, Co Antrim

An annual storytelling weekend held this year from 16 - 19 October, based in the beautiful Glens of Antrim. Organised by the Antrim Glens Tourism Group it features storytelling sessions for all the family including music and storytelling concerts, story walks and story swaps.

The Hallowe'en Club Childrens Activities

The Hallowe'en Club Childrens Activities

27 October - 31 October, Co Down

Children aged 4-7yrs can enjoy 3 hours of fun-filled activities each day, with crafts, bouncy castle, art, games and spooky going ons! There is a Hallowe'en fancy dress party on Friday afternoon with prizes for the best costumes. This is a fully supervised club, giving parents afternoons to enjoy their own chosen activities.

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

29 October - 31 October, Armagh

Armagh Gaol has been interconnected with paranormal activity since it closed its doors in 1986, although some prison officers and prisoners would suggest this relationship has been longer. Built on an old military barracks there have been sightings, noises and unexplained happenings within the walls that have seen 3 men executed and many more deaths over its 200 year history.

This special edition paranormal tour will take you to the various hot spots of the Gaol where paranormal activity has been reported and the guide will tell you off the harrowing stories associated with these areas.

Halloween Kids' Party at Hillmount Bangor

Halloween Kids' Party at Hillmount Bangor

29 October - 31 October, Co Down

With a kids' lunch in the Gardeners' Rest, spooky face painting and
Clayriffic Halloween clay workshop.  Meet the real snakes and spiders
with Ecomantella. 

£10 per ticket.
Booking essential.  Fancy dress optional.  Prize for the best ...

Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival

Banks of the Foyle Hallowe'en Carnival

25 October - 03 November, Londonderry/Derry

Derry~Londonderry’s premier annual event., featuring five days of culture, art, imagination and of course, fun

Hallowe'en at the Festival of Light

Festival of Light at Mount Stewart

01 November - 30 November, Co Down

Described as the "event of the decade" this magical event returns as the woodlands come alive with lights and music.

Spooky Hallowe'en Event

Spooky Hallowe'en Event

29 October - 01 November, Co Down

Come and join in our spooky Hallowe'en event! There will be a fancy dress competition with prizes to be won. Meet Lena the witch and visit our Creepy Crawly Loft.

Family Fun: CarnEVIL (4+years)

Family Fun: CarnEVIL (4+years)

25 October - 02 November, Belfast

Have a spooktacular time at the MAC this Halloween and creep to their CarnEVIL workshop.

Autumn Pumpkinfest and Scarecrow Pageant

Autumn Pumpkinfest and Scarecrow Pageant

18 October - 19 October, Co Down

Choose from more than 2,000 pumpkins just ready for you to scoop out and for us to carve.

Mexican Day of the Dead

Mexican Day of the Dead

30 October - 31 October, Co Antrim

For something a bit different this Hallowe'en come along and take part in our Sugar Skull Trail at the Giant's Causeway. Enjoy arts and crafts, face painting and Mexican specials in the café.

11am-4pm
Normal Admission Members Free

Metro Monster Mash

Metro Monster Mash

31 October, Belfast

Come along for the Metro Monster Mash at the Titanic Slipways.

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

26 October, Co Down

Horrifically
good fun to be had - Balloon modellers, Children's Creepy Crafts,
Traditional Live Music, 'Casey's Creatures' and glitter tattoos!

Entertainment runs from 1pm-4pm. Cottages open to the public from 11am
to 5pm

Free

Halloween for grown-ups

My Type of Holiday

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