Top Spooky Events in NI This Halloween

"Halloween's coming! Halloween's coming! Skeletons will be after you! Witches cats and big, black bats, ghosts and goblins too!"

Whether you want funfairs and fireworks, or paranormal tours and live zombie paintball, NI is home to officially the world's best Halloween event, as voted by USA Today. We do many things well, and Halloween is no exception...

Rise Of The River Gods In The City of Bones

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Voted the world's best Halloween destination by USA Today, L'Derry takes the spooky season very seriously. From 29 October to 01 November the city offers a bigger and busier programme of events than ever before. Coupled with the addition of the rise of the ghostly River Gods from the Foyle and further afield, it's set to be a week awash with devilish activities for all to experience.
The city and district will be full of tricks and treats galore – with the return of the gruesome 'Chateau le Fear' and the incredible spectacle of 'Awakening of the Walls', and the addition of the 'Rio Bravo Fiesta' celebrating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) hosted by the Craft Village!

For a full list of events go to the council website.

Halloween Monster Mash & Fireworks Display

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In Belfast the big things are happening in the Titanic Quarter, all culminating in a fireworks display. Beginning at 4pm, the entertainment line-up will feature:
  • street theatre and walkabouts
  • breathtaking fire shows and jugglers
  • face painting
  • wicked workshops
  • fairground rides
  • on stage live music
  • a range of hot food, drinks, sweets and Halloween fancy goods available for purchase
Free Metro buses will run from the city centre.

Full information can be found on the Belfast City Council website.

Paranormal Tours at Crumlin Road Gaol

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A special 60 minute tour focusing on paranormal "hotspots" throughout the Gaol, with a guide to tell the harrowing tales associated with those parts of the historic building.

More info at crumlinroadgoal.com

Halloween Family Festival

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"A mysterious adventure through the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum Cultra's misty rural dwellings and dark train carriages." More info at nmni.com

Fright Night at Jungle NI

News Story Image This year, Jungle NI are offering six different, themed "attractions", including the Circus, the Inbred Horror House, Live Zombie Paintball, Freaky Forest, Hellish Haycart and the Cornfield.

Full information, including prices and times, is available at the Jungle NI Fright Night website.

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