This Halloween, take a terrifying tour of some of Belfast's spookiest places. You'll definitely be left frightened after wondering around the creepy jails and scary graveyards!
Crumlin Road Gaol
11 – 31 October, Crumlin Road Gaol
This 19th century jail, located on the Crumlin Road, is full of hauntingly eerie tales of executed prisoners, and has witnessed plenty of riots, hunger strikes and even prisoner escapes. Open to the public all year round, Crumlin Road Gaol hosts some of the best Halloween events in Belfast, including their Paranormal Investigation, Halloween Ghost Trail and of course their Jail of Horror. These tours will be sure to give you the Halloween fright that you’ve been looking for – but only if you dare!
Death, Tragedy and Betrayal Clifton Graveyard Tour
28 – 31 October, Clifton House Belfast
Clifton Street Cemetery is over 200 years old, and over this period, has accumulated some dark and terrifying tales of hangings, body snatchings and gruesome murders. This Halloween, let the experienced tour guide take you on a terrifying journey through the history of the Clifton Street Cemetery.
HMS Caroline by Torchlight
28 – 29 October, HMS Caroline
Are you brave enough to tour the First World War battle ship by torchlight? Allow yourself to be transported back in time, over 100 years ago to 1916, where you can discover historic tales and learn about the sailor’s superstitions, as you delve deeper into the depths of this naval vessel.
Frightening Film Events
What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a classic scary horror film?
A Nightmare on Elm Street – Movie Screening at HMS Caroline
For those who love a thrill, head to HMS Caroline for the hair-rising and horrifying ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Get your fishnets and stockings ready! BanterFlix has teamed up with the Belfast Film Festival to screen the campest cult classic of them all.
The Perch Halloween Cinema
Join The Perch every Thursday this October for spooky screenings of your horror movie favourites!
The Haunted Mansion – Movie Screening at HMS Caroline
Join HMS Caroline for a family movie night where they will be screening Disney's 'The Haunted Mansion' a timeless family favourite, full of fun and thrills.
Hocus Pocus Fancy Dress Screening
Join the Ulster Museum for a spooky screening of the Halloween classic 'Hocus Pocus' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.
Join the Ulster Museum this Halloween for a spooky screening of 'Beetlejuice' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.
Halloween Monster Mash
27 October, Titanic Slipways
Come along for a spooktactular evening of fangtastic family fun as the Halloween Monster Mash returns to Belfast! With hauntingly good live music, creepy street theatre, wicked workshops and much more, this eerily good event is perfect for the whole family!
Get more involved in the Halloween festivities with some hauntingly good activities!
White Walker Halloween Workshop
20 October, The National
Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Well then this Halloween event is perfect for you! Tuck in to a Game of Thrones style feast before preparing for battle with blades-smith, Niall McGinley and costume designer, Emma Andrews. This unique immersive experience is definitely a Halloween event you won’t forget! with Check out this brilliant offer for 10% off your tickets.
Murder Mystery Night
26 October, Belfast Castle
There’s been a murder at Belfast Castle – but who did it? Become detectives for the night and solve the mystery of the Belfast Castle murder. Interview the suspects and enjoy a delicious three course meal, all in the surroundings of the creepy crime scene.
19 October, W5 at the Odyssey
Come along to this adults only night at W5 this Halloween! Explore all the interactive exhibits and workshops with no kids around – you can even witness a gruesome lung dissection! Grab a drink from one of the licensed bars and enjoy some hauntingly good live music. Fancy dress is optional but definitely encouraged!
Selected dates throughout October, Jungle NI
Jungle NI has some ghoulishly good events on this Halloween. Their Fright Night makes a terrifying return along with plenty of haunting attractions, including their Woodland Trail of Terror. It’s sure to leave you terrified, with an immersive twisted story and an eerie journey through the woods, you’ll definitely need to grip your friends tight! If you want a real adrenaline fueled scare, you’ll love the Zombie Run.
More Spooky Ideas
Halloween Steam Train – Broomstick Belle
All aboard the Broomstick Belle to Whitehead Station! Dress up in your spooky best Halloween costume for a spooktacular day out on this brilliant steam train!
Fireworks Extravaganza at Let’s Go Hydro
Let's Go Hydro are super excited to announce their 1st Annual Halloween Night Fireworks Extravaganza!
Fire and Light Wild Raven Walk
Take the family on a magical 'sound and light' walk through the gardens this Halloween and discover a spooky side to Hillsborough Castle.
Let’s Go Hydro’s first Annual Halloween Festival
Enjoy this week-long Halloween Extravaganza at Let's Go Hydro, but enter if you dare!
Seapark Fireworks 2019
Halloween just isn't complete without a spooktacular fireworks display!