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Family Fun Activities This Halloween

Posted on: Mon, 06 December, 2021

For this week’s #GoAnywhere blog we thought we would give you a number of fun activities to do over the Halloween period around the country. All of these activities are family-friendly and perfect for any age group.


Dublin -  

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The Nightmare Realm 

Experience an extreme walk-through experience preying on your deepest fears and nightmares while twisting them into a deadly reality. Held in the RDS in Dublin, the Nightmare Realm is like a horror film only you are the star and you can't change the channel! The Clayton Hotel in Ballsbridge sponsors the Nightmare Realm.

This event runs the whole week of Halloween! Click here to book your tickets.

National Botanic Garden

Bring your families along to find out how to use plants for potions and spells, poisonous plants to murder your evil enemies and even some rarely seen invisible plants! There is so much fun for all the family to enjoy this Halloween at the National Botanic Gardens.

This event runs from the 23rd - 30th of October. Click here to book tickets.


Cork - 

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Fota Island

The Halloween Spookfest is taking place from 23rd - 25th October. 

This interactive show is 1 hour and 15 minutes and will include dancing, games, and lots of Halloween fun. Fancy Dress is not compulsory, but strongly encouraged – there will even be a prize for the best dressed grown up! To top it off, every child will receive a treat bag filled with Halloween goodies.

To book your tickets click here


Kilkenny - 

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Nore Valley Farm Park

Halloween activities for 2021 at Nore Valley Farm Park, Kilkenny include pumpkin picking from October 16th - 30th 2021. Get creative and carve your pumpkin at the farm or take it home with you to work on. In addition, there will be a selection of evening activities for campers and day visitors to enjoy. These include the annual Halloween Torchlight Treasure Hunts, bonfire, marshmallow toasting and scary maze.

Booking is essential. Book your tickets here


Offaly - 

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Birr Castle

Birr Castle Demesne in Offaly promises tricks and treats for all the family this Halloween, including; Halloween Pumpkin Trail, Family Quest, The Gallery Challenge and a few more surprises along the way. The Treehouse Adventure Playground and Courtyard Cafe will also be open daily.

This event will take place from 23rd - 31st.


Meath - 

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Slane Castle Estate

Taking place in the Hay Barn at the Rock Farm Slane, we invite you to wear your fancy dress costume and party with the WonderWorld crew as we celebrate the Spooky season with the craziest characters of Halloween. To top it off every child will receive a treat bag filled with WonderWorld Halloween goodies.

The spookfest at Slane runs on 29th and 30th October. Click here to book tickets.


Wexford - 

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Wells House & Gardens

Visit Wells this Halloween Midterm Break and enjoy a Halloween walk through Mogue’s Woodland Walk with plenty of witches, ghosts & ghouls to add to the fun of the spooky season! Mogue’s Walk will be themed with Halloween fun and some scares and is included as part of your entry. 

This event runs from Saturday 23rd October to Sunday 31st October. Book your tickets here.



Why not take the family to one of these events to make this Halloween truly spooktacular! With activities and games to suit every age, one of these events will be suitable for the whole family! 


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 All events listed are subject to availability, as of today 29th September 2021

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