Where to Celebrate Halloween Around DublinTown
One of our favourite times of the year is only around the corner, that’s right it’s almost Halloween! There are plenty of activities and places to visit around DublinTown this year, so bring the family and get celebrating.
From carving your jack o’lanterns to bring home, to baking your very own Halloween brack, sharing spooky stories and of course the Bram Stoker Festival, get into the spooky spirits this Halloween time in the heart of Dublin.
Halloween Pumpkin Carving at Asia Market
Get into the spirit of Halloween with Asia Market! Join them for a family Pumpkin Carving event in the heart of the city centre on Saturday 20th October and Sunday 21st October from midday until 6pm. There are limited spaces, therefore booking is recommended, however drop-ins are welcome. Tickets cost €10 child accompanied by an adult. Book your place now via DublinTown Food & Drink Festival.
Bewley’s Host Halloween Brack-Fest Class for Family Fun
Get into the Halloween spirit with a day of breakfast and baking, perfect for the kids to get their hands messy. An ideal activity for kids aged 8 and over to enjoy with their parents. Working in teams of two, you will make your own Halloween brack and learn the traditions behind it. You will enjoy breakfast at Bewley’s whilst you wait for your brack to bake, before taking your Halloween brack home to share with friends and family. This take place on Saturday 20th October, tickets cost €20 per person. Book your place now via DublinTown Food & Drink Festival.
Deadly Discounts and Frightful Fun in Dublin One!
Celebrate Halloween with Spooktacular Storytelling at Arnotts
Arnotts have a fun Halloween activity taking place in-store on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th October with Spooktacular storytelling from WHSmith for FREE. This will take place in their Childrenswear department from 12pm – 5pm, as well as some spot prizes for attendees!
Saturday 27th October:
12 – 2pm, Rod Smith
3 – 5pm, Tina Callaghan
Sunday 28th October:
12 – 2pm, Rod Smith
3 – 5pm, Caroline Busher
Deadly Adventures Await You at Bram Stoker Festival this Halloween
Fast becoming a much-loved Dublin tradition, thousands of people are once again expected to line the streets of Dublin One for the Macnas Parade, this year entitled ‘Out of the Wild Sky’. This will take place on Monday 29th October, starting at Moore Street at 7pm and is FREE for all to attend. Experience an incredible spectacle of magic and macabre! World-renowned pioneers of imagination and invention, Macnas transform the city streets as dusk falls, with a haunting and hair-raising procession of otherworldly creatures. Click here for more information.
Bloodlust: Rise of the Vampirates
Scare yourself silly by daring to enter Bloodlust: Rise of the Vampirates at Ambassador Theatre. Running until Sunday, November 11th, this walk-through experience aimed at adults is ideal for all those who enjoy the fear factor! The experience features high-end special effects, hydraulics, pneumatics, audio visuals along with real living monsters and the occasional human, ensuring the Bloodlust team will have you screaming all the way through. Tickets cost €21.
Expore the City During Halloween with DoDublin or Ride the Ghostbus
Experience Dublin’s favourite family day out on-board DoDublin’s green hop on hop off tour this Halloween. With stops at over 30 great spots around the city, and kids travelling free on the hop on hop off tour, a day exploring Ireland’s biggest city by bus is a guaranteed great day out.
You could also hop on the Ghostbus, a 2-hour bus tour around the city’s most haunted spots. The idea has been copied in many cities, but the Dublin Ghostbus tour remains the original and the best. Extra Halloween Tours from October 19th-31st.