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Halloween - Events

A bewitching Halloween awaits in Belfast and beyond with scarily good events for all the family including firework displays, ghost trails, creepy crafts and festivals.

Belfast's main celebrations, Halloween Monster Mash and Fireworks Display, takes place on Sunday 29 October with a fireworks, street entertainment and music.

Fright Night 2017

06 October 2017 - 04 November 2017, Times vary - check event website | £21-30 | Jungle NI

Are you ready for the return of Fright Night? The Jungle's award-winning Fright Night experience is back with a vengeance and returns from 6 October to 4 November. It's going to be bigger, scarier and... Read More »

Jail Of Horror

13 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £12.50 - £40 | Crumlin Road Gaol

This Halloween, Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast will be once again pulling out all the stops for its eagerly anticipated and sell-out Halloween Programme, this time on an even larger scale with both the 'J... Read More »

Ghost Hunt

13 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £14.95 - £16 | Crumlin Road Gaol

Sightings, noises and unexplained happenings... are you brave enough to go ghost hunting?Launching on Friday 13 October until Halloween Night, Crumlin Road Gaol invites you to explore within the walls... Read More »

Ghosts of Monster Manor (21-22 Oct)

21 October 2017 - 22 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £7.50 - £9.80 | W5 at Odyssey

Monster Manor is back, and it's even spookier than ever before! The singing pumpkins, dancing skeletons, floating ghosts, witches and monsters have been joined by some new phantom friends this year.Ne... Read More »

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Stormont Hotel

23 October 2017 - 05 November 2017, 2pm - 5pm | £10 - £20 | Hastings Stormont Hotel

Get into the ghostly spirit with Stormont Hotel's specially themed Halloween Afternoon Tea. Available every afternoon from 2pm – 5pm, this spookily scrumptious afternoon tea features an array of Hal... Read More »

Ladies Night Goes to the Movies - Halloween

24 October 2017, 6:30pm | £25 | Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar

Join in at Fratelli Belfast for the latest in a series of Movie Nights in conjunction with the Tuesday Ladies Night promotion!Get together with your girlfriends for an evening of delicious Italian cui... Read More »

Half-Term Halloween Fest

26 October 2017 - 01 November 2017, 11.30am - 5.30pm | £2.50 - 14.50 | Argory

Look no further for things to do this October half-term - carve out a pumpkin, explore the halloween trail and try some ghoulish treats in the café at The Argory.Prices: Child £2.50, Adult £6, Fami... Read More »

The Dark Side of Ballycultra Tour

26 October 2017 - 28 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £10 | Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Take a tour of Ballycultra village at night to discover the stories of strange happenings that aren't normally told to visitors!Not for the faint hearted, experience this stroll through buildings wher... Read More »

Witches Walk

27 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 4pm - 7pm | £6 | Dark Hedges Estate

The Dark Hedges Estate are inviting children 12 and under to join the Good Witches of Gracehill as they make their way along a trail around the enchanted Fairy Forest. Pick up clues along the way to c... Read More »

Freaky Friday

27 October 2017, 5.30pm - 8.30pm | From £8.95 | Dundonald International Ice Bowl

Enjoy a whole host of frightful family fun at Dundonald Ice Bowl this Halloween with ice skating, tenpin bowling and the Indiana Land playworld all under one roof. Plus, meet Raphael the Teenage Mutan... Read More »

Howling Halloween Pool Party

27 October 2017, 6pm - 9pm | £2 - £6.40 | Lagan Valley LeisurePlex

Enjoy a spooktacular splash for all the family at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, featuring Captain Jack Sparrow and Ariel, the Little Mermaid.Experience a spine tingling splash in the depths of the Leisure... Read More »

Vintage Cinema Club: Exorcist

27 October 2017, 6.15pm | £10 | Irish Tour Tickets

Join City Sightseeing Belfast and Irish Tour Tickets for their next Vintage Cinema night on Friday 27 October. Once again, board the coach in Belfast and be transported to the smallest cinema in Irela... Read More »

Ghouls and Gruffalos Welly Walk

27 October 2017 - 01 November 2017, Times vary - check event website | £9 | Colin Glen Forest Park

Join Colin Glen Forest Park on Friday 27 October – Wednesday 1 November for a story telling session of the best selling children's book before meandering through the forest on a guided forest walk f... Read More »

Harry Potter Movie Experience

27 October 2017, 8pm | £9 | Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Come and watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets amongst the Beautiful Rail Gallery at the Transport Museum in partnership with Pop Up Film Club - it's as if you are actually on the Hogwarts Exp... Read More »

Baby Boo

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 10am - 11am | £7 | MAC

There's nothing your baby loves more than to copy your facial expressions and listen to the sound of your voice.Peek-a-boo with baby in this fun multi-sensory workshop, exploring a range of textures, ... Read More »

Pirate Ghost Ship Party at Exploris Aquarium

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 10am - 5pm | £7 - £34 | Exploris Aquarium

The sunken Pirate Ship has risen from its watery depths this Halloween and the Pirate ghosts are running wild at Exploris Aquarium. Don't be scared - come dressed in your scariest costume to chase the... Read More »

Halloween Fun Onboard HMS Caroline

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 10am - 5pm | £4 - £9.50 | HMS Caroline

Something spooky is happening at HMS Caroline this half term as you jump onboard and discover creepy craft activities and the black cat trail. Take your little monsters on an interactive adventure as ... Read More »

Creepy Crawlers

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 11.30am - 12.30pm | £7 | MAC

Little Monsters are on Parade at the MAC this Halloween. As your little one learns to roll, crawl and move around, they'll inevitably bump into new and exciting things along the way.In this workshop, ... Read More »

Frightful Fables

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 11.45am | £7 | MAC

Join in the spooky fun and be spellbound as you listen to Madame Noir tell some frightful fables.Make your way to the Whisper Room on the 3rd floor for more than just a silent spook this Halloween at ... Read More »

Not So Scary Halloween

28 October 2017, 2pm - 4pm | Free | North Down Museum

Come to North Down Museum on Saturday 28 October from 2pm to 4pm for an afternoon of fun at the annual Not So Scary Halloween event.The brilliant magician Trevor Price, who recently won the Irish heat... Read More »

The Nightmare Before Christmas

28 October 2017, 3pm | £4 - £8 | Belfast Waterfront

It's all treats and no tricks as The Nightmare Before Christmas brings spellbinding Halloween movie magic to the Waterfront's big, big screen. Arrive early for ghoulish goodies and spooky surprises.Ha... Read More »

Spinetingling Stories

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, 3.15pm | £7 | MAC

Stories of ghosts, pookas, witches and things that go bump in the night will leave no spine untingled this Halloween weekend at the MAC.Listen open-mouthed as the old bard tells spooky tales from Irel... Read More »

Purple Turnip Festival

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | Free entry | Lisburn Visitor Information Centre

Lisburn City Centre hosts its annual Purple Turnip Festival in October with a family fun weekend.On Saturday 28 October from 11am – 3pm, dance on the interactive light floor in Market Square with DJ... Read More »

Boo at the Zoo

28 October 2017, 10am - 4pm | £6.50 - £13 | Belfast Zoological Gardens

Dust the cobwebs off your favourite costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zoo for a fang-tastic day of fiendish fun!Your little witches and wizards can enjoy eerie activities including:• a ... Read More »

Broomstick Belle Spooky Special

28 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £14 | Steam Trains Ireland

All aboard the Broomstick Belle as she steams along to Whitehead Station!Dress up in your spooky Halloween best for a spooktacular day out. Depart from Belfast Central Station and journey to Whitehead... Read More »

Ghosts of Monster Manor (28 Oct - 5 Nov)

28 October 2017 - 05 November 2017, Times vary - check event website | £7.50 - £9.80 | W5 at Odyssey

Monster Manor is back, and it's even spookier than ever before! The singing pumpkins, dancing skeletons, floating ghosts, witches and monsters have been joined by some new phantom friends this year.Ne... Read More »

Halloween at The MAC

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | £7 | MAC

Visit The MAC this halloween for a frightfully good selection of spooky storytelling, creepy crafts and fearsome fun for all the family.Multi-sensory workshops are taking place for little ones from ba... Read More »

Victoria Square Pumpkin Patch

28 October 2017 - 31 October 2017, Times vary - check event website | Free | Victoria Square

Join Victoria Square this Halloween for their traditional pumpkin patch in association with Asda.Visit the pumpkin patch on Lower Ground. Grab a wheel barrow, select your perfect pumkin and carve and ... Read More »

Halloween Fun at Cockle Row Cottages

29 October 2017, 1pm - 4pm | Free | Cockle Row Cottages

Join Cockle Row Cottages this Halloween for free family entertainment, including spectacularly spooky glitter tattoos, the 'Tales of the Wild' Animal Road Show, a plant and play Witch's Garden, an abu... Read More »

Belfast Halloween Monster Mash and Fireworks Display

29 October 2017, 4pm - 7pm | Free entry | Titanic Slipways

Belfast's biggest and best Halloween event and fireworks display takes place on Sunday 29 October from 4pm - 7pm at The Slipways, Titanic Belfast.Dust off your broomstick for an evening of carnival ca... Read More »

Halloween Activity Scheme

30 October 2017 - 01 November 2017, 10am - 4pm | £25 - £65 | Colin Glen Forest Park

Book your child in now for an action-packed Halloween with a monster-load of activities. Colin Glen Trust's Halloween Activity Scheme runs from Monday 30 October to Wednesday 1 November, from 10am –... Read More »

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum Halloween Family Festival

31 October 2017, 10am - 4pm | £11 | Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Join Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in celebrating the ancient festival of Halloween with a range of traditional activities. Come dressed to scare as you embark on a mysterious adventure through the... Read More »

Seapark Fireworks

04 November 2017, 4pm - 9pm | Free | Seapark Recreation Ground

See the skies come alive with the annual Seapark fireworks display this Halloween season in an evening of food, fireworks and fun.Keep the winter cold at bay with delicious refreshments and watch as t... Read More »