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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!

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo - Halloween

31 October, Co Antrim

Join Belfast Zoo for a packed day of eerie activities including: creepy crafts, face painting, bat talks, a spooky trail and a fancy dress and best carved pumpkin competition.

People under 18 can get in free if they come in fancy dress.

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 Fancy Dress Party

Halloween Fancy Dress Party

31 October, Co Down

Newcastle's Annual Children's Halloween Fancy Dress Party promises to dleight both adults and children alike. Disco, face painting, tattoos, balloon modelling, badge making, party bags and much more.

Ghosts in the Glens

Ghosts in the Glens

17 October - 19 October, Co Antrim

An annual storytelling weekend held this year from 17 - 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.

Red Sails Festival, Portstewart

Red Sails Festival, Portstewart

20 July - 26 July, Co Londonderry

The Red Sails Festival is an annual community event provided by the Portstewart Community Association in conjunction with Coleraine Borough Council which aims at providing a week packed with family entertainment.

Annual Fireworks Festival

Annual Fireworks Festival

31 October, Co Fermanagh

Annual Fermanagh Fireworks Festival
Fermanagh Lakeland Forum
Enniskillen
8pm Prompt

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.

A Ghostly Experience in partnership with Glenarm Castle

19 October, Co Antrim

Kids Halloween Cookery Course

Kids Halloween Cookery Course

30 October, Co Fermanagh

Kids Halloween Cookery Course
Half Day

Halloween Howler Family Fun Days

Halloween Howler Family Fun Days

31 October - 01 November, Co Fermanagh

Spooktacular treats and ghostly goings on.
Enjoy the best views of the fireworks from the ghost ship as it cruises around the bay.

Mini Haunted Hezlett

Mini Haunted Hezlett

26 October - 27 October, Co Londonderry

Back with all new ghoulish live action performances and other eerie delights. Set in the especially themed grounds of Hezlett House both inside and out, this is a night you’ll not forget. Immerse yourself in the action if you dare! Fancy dress encouraged.

Mexican Day of the Dead

Mexican Day of the Dead

30 October - 31 October, Co Antrim

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

Haunted Hezlett

Haunted Hezlett

25 October - 28 October, Co Londonderry

Back with all new ghoulish live action performances and other eerie delights. Set in the especially themed grounds of Hezlett House both inside and out, this is a night you’ll not forget. Immerse yourself in the action if you dare! Fancy dress encouraged.

Summer Entertainment Night - Fireworks and Concert

Summer Entertainment Night - Fireworks and Concert

16 August, Co Antrim

Free Outdoor Concert and Fireworks Display at Ramore Head, Portrush.

Halloween for grown-ups

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