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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, filmed on location in Northern Ireland there will be plenty of supernatural goings-on this Autumn.


Festival of Light - Mount Stewart

31 October - 16 November, Co Down

Described as the 'Event of the Decade', Festival of Light returns to Mount Stewart as the woodlands come alive with lights and music.

Seapark Fireworks

Seapark Fireworks

25 October, Co Down

A night of food, fireworks and fun! Wrap up warm and make your way down to Seapark for this annual fireworks display.

This year's Seapark Fireworks Festival on Saturday October 25, is set to be the best yet featuring a fun fair, a food fair,...

Halloween in Moyle

Halloween in Moyle

25 October - 31 October, Co Antrim

All the family can take part in pop-up art and craft workshops, face painting, Halloween selfies and attend Dracula the Panto! Finish off the week with the Spectacular fancy dress parade and fireworks in Ballycastle.

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Halloween Concert headlined by Kian Egan

27 October, Armagh

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.

Fright Nights at Odyssey Cinemas

Fright Nights at Odyssey Cinemas

30 October - 31 October, Belfast

Enjoy Halloween classic films at Odyssey Cinemas.

Little Shop of Horrors - 30 October 7pm

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row.

Paranormal Tours aboard SS Nomadic

Paranormal Tours aboard SS Nomadic

21 October - 29 October, Belfast

To start the Halloween adventure at Nomadic, we are hosting an exclusive series of Paranormal Tours on board.

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.

Paranormal Tours

Paranormal Tours - Crumlin Road Gaol

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 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.

Apple Cart Fest

Apple Cart Fest

31 October, Co Fermanagh

Gather around our bonfire at the farm to celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of winter. With fierce flames we shall drive away the winter nasties (for another night at least). Roast up some sausages and toast marshmallows and let the ghost stories flow as the bonfire crackles.

Wise, Women, Witches & Cunning Folk

Wise, Women, Witches & Cunning Folk

29 October, Co Londonderry

A heritage talk in the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre given by Dr Bob Curran exploring the history of witches and folklore

Armagh Gaol Paranormal Tour

Armagh Gaol Halloween Tour

17 October - 31 October, Armagh

Armagh Gaol has seen and heard many ghostly goings-on since it closed its doors in 1986, although some prison officers and prisoners would suggest this has been going on for much longer.


Spooky Storytelling

31 October - 02 November, Belfast

Pop on your fancy dress and come along to the MAC for some free frightening Halloween storytelling.

Halloween In Strabane District 2014

Halloween In Strabane District 2014

31 October, Co Tyrone

Ghosts ,goblins and all things spooky are invited along to a festival of ghoulish entertainment in Strabane this Halloween. We dare you to miss this deadly witches brew !

Halloween Spooky Scheme 2014

30 October, Belfast

Why not come along and spend your first day of mid-term on our adventure filled day!We will also be hosting a spooky Halloween themed activity night October 31st!

Halloween Around Strabane District 2014

Halloween Around Strabane District 2014

30 October - 31 October, Co Tyrone

Come along to a festival of ghoulish entertainment in Castlederg.

The OUTLET Halloween and Fireworks Spectacular

Halloween Spooktacular & Fireworks Display

31 October, Co Down

Banbridge District Council and The OUTLET are delighted to once again host the annual Halloween event and fireworks display on Friday 31st October

Admission: FREE

Times: 6.00pm to 9.30pm, road in to the site closes at 8.15pm.

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A Ghostly Experience at Glenarm Castle

25 October, 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 1’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Larne Alive Enchanted Halloween at Carnfunnock

Larne Alive Enchanted Halloween at Carnfunnock

01 November, Co Antrim

There will be falconry and owls displays, magic shows, live music, arts and crafts, stalls and much more!

The 4 of Us

The 4 of Us

01 November, Co Down

This 25th anniversary acoustic show will show songs from their brand new album as well as songs from their extensive back catalogue. From their first anthem, Mary, through to the UK-charting She Hits Me, to Sunlight, the band has notched up over two decades of radio hits and six top 20 charting albums. Don't miss this rare chance to catch them live.

'Never before have I been to a gig where the atmosphere has been so electric …’ THE IRISH NEWS 21/3/14

Spooky Halloween Ball

Spooky Halloween Ball

31 October, Belfast

Join us on 31st October for the finale of our Halloween adventure - our Spooky Halloween Ball.

There will be 1920's and 1930's swing music, old fashioned Halloween games, a photo stand and ohhh yes, don't forget the odd fright!

Little Spooks

Little Spooks

30 October - 01 November, Armagh

Are you a brave Little Spook?
Have a hair-raising time at our family fun Halloween event.

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.

Thriller Chiller Halloween with the Belfast Big Swing Band

Thriller Chiller Halloween with the Belfast Big Swing Band

31 October, Belfast

It's the Belfast Big 'Swing Band' 'Thriller Chiller' Halloween!! Come in costume, be it horrible or handsome.

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