Halloween events 2


Finglas Fright Night 2017 in Finglas Civic Centre - 31 Oct



Spooky Stories Family Event in the National Museum (Collins Barracks) - 31 Oct

Join storyteller Philip Byrne for some spooky Halloween stories to get you ready for some trick or treating. Dressing-up encouraged! No booking required. 


Valhalla'ween: Viking Raven Masks Drop-in Activity in the National Museum (Archaeology) - 31 Oct


Suitable for kids over 8.


Family Workshop at Hugh Lane Gallery - 31 Oct


Use your voice to create new sounds and inhabit the gallery space through this vocal performance workshop. Suitable for ages 8+. Fee: €10 per child. Early booking recommended.


Otherworld Halloween Festival at Axis Art Centre, Ballymun - 31 Oct


Ballymun locals are embracing their inner 'Zombie' this halloween. Do you wanna join them? This Halloween night nearly 100 local people will take part in a Zombie Parade that will weave through the streets of Ballymun.


Halloween Workshops at the National Print Museum - 31 Oct



Spooktacular Boo at Dublin Zoo - 31 Oct


Creepy arts and crafts, spine-chilling keeper talks, spooky face painting. Join us for monster music on the Great Lawn as well as many other festive activities.


Fingal Festival of Fire in Swords Town Park - 31 October


Double, double, toil and trouble, wicked witches, ghastly ghouls and grisly gremlins are all part of our Fingal Festival of Fire, free Halloween event on Tuesday 31st October. There will be live music from ‘The Great Escape’ from 5.30pm on the main stage in Swords Town Park. The grand finale will be a magnificent FIREWORKS display at 7pm as no Halloween event would be the same without them


 Imaginosity's Halloween Disco - 31 Oct

Join Imaginosity this Halloween and celebrate during each session with a spooktacular Disco in our ghoulishly delightful theatre! Disco's will take place during each session throughout the day.


Dead GENEius! Halloween at the Irish Family Centre - 31 Oct


Join us down at the Irish Family Hissssssstory Centre on Halloween morning for a fun family puppet show, balloon modelling and a Creepy Craft Corner. Get into the super spooky spirit in your best Halloween costume! All children will receive a goodie bag on arrival. The show is suitable for children aged 3 - 7 years. Tickets are €6.00 per child, and adults come along free of charge.


Jackula at Pavilion Theatre - 31 Oct


Join Jackula on a spooktacular quest to step out of his brother's shadow and become the world’s most magical vampire. Laugh as Jackula makes his pet ghost dance. Gasp as Jackula balances five glasses of water on his chin. Smile as children help perform magic tricks. After the show, every child is invited to do a trick! Suitable for kids over 3, tickets are €8 per person. 


The Cauldron of Smithfield 2017 at Smithfield Square - 31 Oct


The Cauldron of Smithfield is back! And this year we have a VERY exciting addition. You will be blown away by the activities on Smithfield Square this year. Here are some of the activities on Halloween night; Alongside a new huge 300ft zipline, we have a daunting bungee jump for the bravest of participants. You’ll also find some of the favourites from last year such as The Haunted House, the circus area, the Main Stage with some incredible performers, The Big Screen, Bouncy Castles, food stalls, face-painting and more....


Halloween Workshops at the Chocolate Warehouse - 31 Oct - 3 Nov



Something Wicked this Way Comes Drop-in Activity in the National Museum (Archaeology) - 1 Nov


This All Saints' Day, drop into the museum to learn about the objects used in Medieval Ireland to guard against misfortune, disease and even evil spirits. Make your own Medieval amulet to take home. Suitable for kids over 7. No booking required. 


Shadow Puppet Workshop in the National Museum (Collins Barracks) - 1 Nov


Join artist Phil Stewart in making and performing a puppet in a shadow puppet workshop taking inspiration from the creatures hiding in the Museum. Suitable for kids over 6.



This is the second part of our event guide, click here to see more spooky (yet child-friendly) Halloween events... 


And of course don't forget to have fun!