Top Halloween Events in Ireland 2021

today 10 October 2021

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The Pumpkin Patch at Ladyrath Lane

Wrap up warm and get your wellies on.  The pumpkins are plentiful @ Ladyrath Pumpkin Patch. This year in the “Pick Your Own” patch there are a whopping 10,000 pumpkins to be picked and carved this year.

Ticket dates start from 16th October and include:

  • Every child receives a pumpkin on the day
  • Access to a large set up of bouncy castles and inflatable obstacle course
  • Playground for the kids to enjoy
  • Face painting for all the children

Sit back in the  cosy coffee shop / large outdoor area and the let the kids enjoy the fresh air and fun filled Halloween day out in the countryside at Layrath Lane.

**To keep in line with current restrictions and guidelines**
Tickets will be sold in a “family ticket pod”
Ticket pods available.
Pod of 3
Pod of 4
Pod of 5
Pod of 6
Each Pod must have a minimum of 1 adult

Each pod must have Full name of one adult and a mobile number for the booking.

Under 1s are free of charge.

Car Parking is Strictly limited to 1 car per transaction – please select 1 Free of Charge Carpark ticket along with your family Pod to proceed with your booking.



Halloween Drive-in Horrorfest at Leopardstown Racecourse

Looking for an event this Halloween that the whole family can enjoy collectively? Why not give Retro Drive-In Movies a shout! A fun filled evening of big screens, fancy dress, street food and spooky surprises!

Ireland’s Biggest Drive-In movie company have plenty of old horror favorites line up for you to watch and they’re still adding more movies every day.  Halloween simply wouldn’t be Halloween without the movies that go along with it. The first screening is on on October 10th (advance tickets are on sale. Use promo code HALLOWEEN for 10% off)  and the movie line up is incredible, classics like Childs Play, BettleJuice, ET, Hocus Pocus, Scream, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Exorcist and so many more and they are even screening one of my favorite movies of all time “The Lost Boys” – A must see!

Tickets are priced from €32.90 for a 5 seater and are available on


Leopardstown Racecourse, Foxrock Dublin 18, M50 Exit 15


Galway Aboo Halloween Festival 2021

Something spooktacular is taking place in Galway over the Halloween Weekend. On Saturday and Sunday of the October bank holiday weekend, the city’s medieval streets will host one of  the country’s biggest Halloween Festivals with many fun and free events planned for the weekend with high-spirits guaranteed. The highlight of the festival is expected to be the fiendishly creative Macnas Halloween Parade that will wind its way through Galway city centre on Sunday of the bank holiday weekend from approximately 5.30pm and spectators are encouraged to dress up too!


The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park

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Tayto Park, Ireland’s favourite theme park and zoo located in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, is excited to announce a brand new kids attraction for Halloween – The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park, which opens Saturday, 19th October.

On arrival at The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park, transform into your favourite Halloween character at the Tayto Park Face Painting Hut, before stepping inside the Wicked Witches Lair where the spooktacular adventure trail begins. Gather around the cauldron for spooky stories and spells while enjoying some Halloween themed games suited for all ages. Continuing the Halloween adventure, creep through the mysterious passageways of the pumpkin walkthrough and say hello to some of your favourite Halloween characters, but be prepared for a trick or a treat!

The magic and fun continues at the Wacky Wizard’s Mansion, be amazed by spooky magicians and catch Halloween themed performances from Ireland’s leading dance group, FKFT. Learn some beastly breaking dancing, zombie zumba and much more before partying like a mon-star at the Wacky Wizard’s Mansion disco!

Guests can enjoy the Tayto Park zoo and all the other attractions around the park, along with taking part in free face-painting and arts and crafts. Create your very own Halloween trick or treat bag to take home, before finishing up with some Halloween fun and games at The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park.

*On Thursday 31st October, kids can get into the park for free if they are in full Halloween costume*.

Ticket are available from

Opening Dates: 19th & 20th October and 26th October – 1st  November from 11:30am – 4:00pm daily


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