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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.

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.

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.

Metro Monster Mash

Metro Monster Mash

31 October, Belfast

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

Belfast Ghost Bus

Belfast Ghost Bus

27 October - 31 October, Belfast

Board your fully decorated and themed bus and depart at 7.00pm sharp!  Your deceased guide has moved from his world to ours to take you on a special tour full of horror. He will take you through the oldest parts of Belfast and regale you...

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 !


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.

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.

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.

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.

Lego Balloon Cars

Halloween at W5

25 October - 02 November, Belfast

There's lots happening at W5 this Halloween!

Halloween Snappers
Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November: 10.30 - 11.30am
Join us for a great Halloween papercraft workshop.

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!

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!

Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival

Banks of the Foyle Hallowe'en Carnival

25 October - 03 November, Londonderry/Derry

Ghoulish fun, ghastly frolics and thrilling events, all leading up to the main extravagant suspense. Our world famous spooktacular carnival parade and spine-chilling fireworks cascade.


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 at City Park

Medieval Monsters Lantern Parade and Fireworks Display

30 October, Co Armagh

Craigavon Borough Council's annual arts festival, parade and fireworks display will take place on Thursday 30th October from 4pm - 8pm at Rushmere Shopping Centre.

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.

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.

Salt Island High Tea at Sea Trip

Spooky Strangford Sea Safari

01 November, Co Down

Everyone loves the sightseeing tour of Strangford Lough with its abundance of nature and wildlife. See the SeaGen, Angus Rocks Lighthouse, surface whirlpools and some of the many seals at Cloughy Rocks Nature Reserve.


Grub Street Pop up Festival


Project SFB (Street Food Belfast) will bring a unique pop up festival to Buoy's Park/Cathedral Gardens, located between University of Ulster and St Anne’s Cathedral, from Friday 31st Oct – Sunday 2nd November.

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

Forest Of Fright at Finn Lough

Forest Of Fright at Finn Lough

30 October - 01 November, Co Fermanagh

There's something for all the family to enjoy with pumpkin carving, pumpkin hunt, fancy dress, fire side barbecue and Friday night fireworks display.

Halloween Firework Extravaganza

Halloween Firework Extravaganza

31 October, Belfast

Watch the Belfast Halloween fireworks from the River Lagan.

Halloween Torchlight Tours at Ulster American Folk Park

Halloween Torchlight Tours at Ulster American Folk Park

29 October - 31 October, Co Tyrone

Take a tour of the outdoor museum as darkness falls. Ghost stories, ghouls and witches bring the museum to life as you are guided around the exhibit buildings by torch light.

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.

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