• Halloween

    There's something chilling in the air and some spooky goings-on as Belfast gets ready for Halloween!

Halloween

Description

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

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Date

11 Sep 2014 - 1 Nov 2014

What's On

Broomstick Belle

Ghosts and ghoulies of all ages are invited to come along in seasonal costume to sample the unique steamy atmosphere.

Children will receive spooky good bags from the Wicked Witch.

Train 1

Depart Belfast Central Station 11.05am
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Dracula the Panto

This is a hilarious spoof of the Dracula story done in panto style. A Bewildering series of costume changes with just 2 performers brings you – a Dame, a naughty Count, countless others and great songs too.

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Family Fun: Baby Boo! (0-18months)

Halloween Fun at the MAC for Little Terror Tots! Bring along your little monsters and have a ball. Crawl through spooky tunnels and spiders webs and listen to stories that go boo!

Workshops cost just £7 per child, or book 3 for just £15.

Don’t forget accompanying adults go... Read More ›

Family Fun: CarnEVIL (4+years)

Have a spooktacular time at the MAC this Halloween and creep to their CarnEVIL workshop. Become a Freakish Fortune Teller, experience mystifying makeovers, and play gory games with their MACabre artists.

Suitable for ages 4+

25 October, 26 October, 31 October, 1 & 2... Read More ›

Family Fun: Creepy Characters (7-11 years)

Dress up in your Halloween costume, and use sound, movement and drama to develop a creepy character that will really send the shivers up your spine.

Suitable for ages 7 - 11.

2pm

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Family Fun: Frightening Fables! (4-6 years)

Tell your terrifying tales to our Story maker, who like Dr Frankenstein, will stich them together to bring to life a Frightening fable… It’s alive!

Suitable for ages 4-6

2pm

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Fright Night at The Jungle NI

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.

Dare to delve into the other world,... Read More ›

Ghouls & Fools

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. Be spooked by the scary ghouls, witches and vampires, be dazzled by the fire displays and magic tricks... Read More ›

Halloween Mid Term Festival

Enjoy spooky themed Halloween activities and crafts at Island Arts Centre.

Cackling Cool Crafts      
Thurs 30 Oct, 10am-4pm           
    
A day to let your imagination loose... Read More ›

Halloween Creepy Crafts

Use Happy Mais to create creepy arts & crafts. Make a spooky spider or a wicked witch!!! The possibilities are endless, the only limit is your imagination!!!

All day, every Saturday throughout October.

Free

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Halloween Family Festival

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.
 
Visitors on Friday 31st October should come dressed to scare as they embark on a... Read More ›

Halloween Fun at Cockle Row Cottages

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

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Halloween Half Term

Come along for Halloween high jinks at Half Term at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum! In the lead up to Hallowe'en come and get your teeth into some seasonal apple games. With a Halloween Quiz to keep you guessing as you journey around the outdoor museum's Ballycultra town you will have... Read More ›

Halloween in Ballyclare

Businesses in Ballyclare will be offering tricks and treat to kids taking part in Ballyclare’s spooky orienteering trail from 3-5pm on 31 October. There’ll be plenty of family friendly activities and entertainment at Sixmile Leisure Centre, followed by a fireworks display at 6pm.... Read More ›

Halloween Kids' Party at Hillmount Bangor

Enjoy 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 fancy... Read More ›

Halloween Spooktacular

For a frightfully enjoyable evening, round up your little goblins and bring them to the Hallowe’en Spooktacular on Thursday 30th October 6-8pm (followed by Fireworks Finale) at Junction One International Shopping Outlet.

Hallowe’en entertainment includes a Grotto, arts and crafts and... Read More ›

Halloween Torchlight Tours

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.

Places are limited so booking is essential. Tickets can be booked online at Read More ›

Halloween Activity Night

Come along for frightening fun at Mobile Team Adventure's Halloween Activity Night. Experience flood-lit archery, Rock climbing and much more Halloween themed activities.

Come along in your fancy dress for a scarily good night.

6.30pm - 9 pm

Booking essential.


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Halloween Spooky Scheme

Adventure during the half term break at Mobile Team Adventure base in Ardnavally Scout Centre.

Experience Mountain Biking, Archery, Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Slippery Slide, Orienteering, Backwoods Cooking. team games, Sport4All and nature walks.

9:30am – 3:30pm. Early drop off... Read More ›

Paranormal Tours - Halloween Special (5 Nov)

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.

This special edition 60 minute tour will take you... Read More ›

Boo at the Zoo - Halloween

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.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by... Read More ›

Jail of Horror II – Halloween Special (30-31 Oct)

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 in Belfast. Here you will come face-to-face with many... Read More ›

Jail of Horror II – Halloween Special (24-26 Oct)

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 in Belfast. Here you will come face-to-face with many... Read More ›

Kids' Halloween Party at Hillmount

Enjoy 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 fancy... Read More ›

Linen Hall Ghost Story

Actor Victoria Gleason uses a thrilling combination of theatrics to take the audience into an alternative spooky world. Look out for the sprit that haunts and walks the floors of the oldest library in Belfast!

(£5 - performance)
Suitable for aged 12 and over

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Little Shop of Horrors

Brought to you by Hotch Potch Theatre Productions.  Please note that this is a celebration of the theatrical pleasure & auditory sensation that is Little Shop of Horrors. It is not a play.

Main course dinner and show £32.50pp

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Magic Potion Hunt

Help find the gruesome ingredients hidden all over the store to make a magic potion. Follow the cryptic clues and join in the spooky fun activities and reveal your magical prize at the end!!!

All day, every day throughout October

Free

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Metro Monster Mash

Come along for the Metro Monster Mash at the Titanic Slipways. A spooktacular Halloween evening of haunting street theatre, fire jugglers, music and the largest fireworks display in Northern Ireland!

Local band Peach will be on stage performing covers of old and new songs, while Pete... Read More ›

Mexican Day of the Dead

For something a bit different this Halloween come along and take part in a 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
 

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Mount Stewart Festival of Light (14-16 Nov)

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

Bring the whole family for an unforgettable, fairy-tale experience.

Hundreds of trees around the lake will be illuminated in various colour... Read More ›

Mount Stewart Festival of Light (31 Oct)

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

Bring the whole family for an unforgettable, fairy-tale experience.

Hundreds of trees around the lake will be illuminated in various colour... Read More ›

Mount Stewart Festival of Light (1-2 Nov)

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

Bring the whole family for an unforgettable, fairy-tale experience.

Hundreds of trees around the lake will be illuminated in various colour... Read More ›

Mount Stewart Festival of Light (7-9 Nov)

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

Bring the whole family for an unforgettable, fairy-tale experience.

Hundreds of trees around the lake will be illuminated in various colour... Read More ›

Not So Scary Halloween

Come along in fancy dress and bring your trick or treat buckets to join Mr Hullabaloo and his cast of colourful puppet friends down in the magical pumpkin patch where an exciting autumn adventure is waiting to unfold!  

Sat 25 Oct at 1.30pm & 4pm

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Halloween at Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

Enjoy Halloween at Aunt Sandra's with fancy dress, spooky candy show and scary chocolate workshop.

Halloween Show - 1pm and 3.30pm - £5pp

Chocolate Show -  7pm - £10pp

To book, telephone 028 9073 2868.

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Seapark Fireworks

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, live music and a spectacular fireworks display... Read More ›

Paranormal Tours - Halloween Special (22-26 Oct)

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.

This special edition 60 minute tour will take you... Read More ›

Paranormal Tours - Halloween Special (29-31 Oct)

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.

This special edition 60 minute tour will take you... Read More ›

Fright Nights at Odyssey Cinemas

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. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day... Read More ›

Pumpkins and Potions

Come dressed in your most frightening costume and enjoy a weekend of family fun. Enter the spook shed for some ghoulish tales and follow the troll, the goblin and the witch on the fantastic Hallowe’en Trail. Carve a pumpkin to take home and join in traditional Hallowe’en activities for all the... Read More ›

Spellbound Festival

Bring your little monsters to Castle Espie for a host of Hallowe'en fun including storytelling, craft, Hallowe’en games, beastly trail, face painting, monster mash dance parties, owls, creepy crawlies, fancy dress and more.

Opening Times: 11am – 4pm
Prices: Members free, Adult £7.75,... Read More ›

Spooked Out at the Mill

A haunted house, kids ghost train, fancy dress competition, street entertainment, a Cool FM roadshow and, lots of scary fun will be the order of the day at Spooked Out at The Mill in Mossley Mill this Halloween. The setting in the Civic Square at Mossley Mill provides the ideal backdrop for... Read More ›

Spooky Farmyard

Spooky fun with decorated animal pens, pumpkin carving, dress the scarecrow and other traditional games, Halloween story telling as well as the usual animal fun. Come dressed in  spooky costumes and help find our runaway scarecrows! Not scary - just Spooky!

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Spooky Storytelling

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

Madame Noir's Spooky Suitcase

Step back to 1890 and join Madame Noir as she recounts her tales of the mysteries encountered during her life on the road of the travelling... Read More ›

Thriller Chiller Halloween with the Belfast Big Swing Band

It’s the Belfast Big ‘Swing Band’ ‘Thriller Chiller’ Halloween!! Come in costume, be it horrible or handsome. Be prepared to be *Spooked* as you dance the night away entertained by ghouls!!  Feeling hungry? don’t worry some Witch’s Fingers will suffice! Fancy a tipple of Halloween... Read More ›

Twilight Night by Fairy Light

A magical lighting and sound spectacular for all the family culminating with a majestic finale fireworks display.  Wallace Park will once again be transformed into a magical kingdom when it hosts a very special ‘Twilight Night by Fairy Light’ on Halloween night.

Family Fun, Fancy... Read More ›

Freakish Friday

Dare to experience a spine chilling Halloween for the whole family?  Come along to Dundonald International Ice Bowl for ‘Freakish Friday’ on the 31st October from 1pm – 6pm. Enjoy FREE* spellbinding family entertainment, including face painting, a craft workshop, haunting Halloween... Read More ›

Halloween Spooktacular & Fireworks Display

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. Fireworks 8.45pm.

Entertainment: A Halloween... Read More ›

Spooky Halloween Ball

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!

ALSO prepare to Experience the Impossible with... Read More ›

Paranormal Tours aboard SS Nomadic

To start the Halloween adventure at Nomadic, we are hosting an exclusive series of Paranormal Tours on board. The special edition tours will last 90 minutes and run on selected evenings from the 21st October. 

*Please note that tours are serious investigations into paranormal... Read More ›

Pumpkin Patch

Come along to the scary happenings at Divis Coffee Barn on Divis and Black Mountain this Hallowe'en.

Let your little monster pick a pumpkin, scoop it out, draw a scary design and one of the carving team will create for you to take home.

£5 per pumpkin which includes a Bewley's... Read More ›

Halloween at Victoria Square

Celebrate Halloween at Victoria Square!

Join us for Kids Workshops and Pumpkin Patch, 25th – 31st October.

Halloween Activity:

Saturday 25th October, 12-4pm
Join Mantella Zoo and the Ulster Wildlife for a chance to meet and learn about the creatures of the... Read More ›

Halloween at W5

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. Take a simple sheet of paper and make it into a horrifying snapping monster to frighten your friends... Read More ›

Halloween Firework Extravaganza

Watch the Belfast Halloween fireworks from the River Lagan. Book your places on the Mona and Joyce Too for  unique and special views of Belfast’s Halloween Firework Display from the water on Friday 31st October 2014

Boarding will commence at 7.30pm and you will be in prime position... Read More ›

Belfast Ghost Bus

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 with his gruesome stories of death, gore, horror... Read More ›

Project SFB 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 pop up festival at Buoy’s Park will include local food vendors such as... Read More ›

Halloween at CastleCourt

This Halloween treat your little monsters, to face painting, a Free spooky photo and ghoulish sweeties on the Lower Mall on Friday 31st October & Saturday 1st November!

Don’t forget, there’s a free spooky gift for all new kids members!

It’s all treats this Halloween as... Read More ›