A bewitching Halloween awaits in Belfast and beyond, with scarily good fun for all the family including firework displays, enchanted gardens and ghost trails.

Family Friendly Halloween

Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo
Children's Events

Boo at the Zoo

6.46 KM
29 - 30 Oct 2022

Trick or treat yourself to fiendish fun at Boo at the Zoo. Dust the cobwebs off your favourite…

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Céiliúradh Oíche Shamhna – Halloween at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
Céiliúradh Oíche Shamhna – Halloween at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
Children's Events

Céiliúradh Oíche Shamhna – Halloween at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich

3.57 KM
Sat, 29 Oct 2022, 2:00pm

Join Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich for Halloween entertainment, storytelling and fun. There will be storytelling for the whole…

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Halloween Chocolate Apple Workshop
Halloween Chocolate Apple Workshop
Children's Events

Halloween Chocolate Apple Workshop

3.61 KM
29 - 30 Oct 2022

Join in on the family fun at Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory this Halloween. Dip your very own Chocolate…

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The Scarecrow Night Walk
The Scarecrow Night Walk
Belfast Plus

The Scarecrow Night Walk

23.1 KM
28 - 31 Oct 2022

Take a walk through Hillsborough Castle's spookily illuminated gardens after dusk this Halloween. Walks last 40 - 45…

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Gruffalo Halloween Guided Walk at Colin Glen
Gruffalo Halloween Guided Walk at Colin Glen
Children's Events

Gruffalo Halloween Guided Walk at Colin Glen

10.05 KM
22 - 31 Oct 2022

Visit Northern Ireland’s only official Gruffalo Trail to experience this Julia Donaldson-endorsed guided walk with a Halloween twist! 

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Colin “Spooky” Glen Halloween Event
Colin “Spooky” Glen Halloween Event
Children's Events

Colin “Spooky” Glen Halloween Event

10.05 KM
Sat, 29 Oct 2022, 5:00pm

Discover frightfully good adventure this Halloween at Colin Glen’s Mountain Entrance. Listen to some spooky storytelling and meet…

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Halloween Extravaganza at Crumlin Road Gaol
Halloween Extravaganza at Crumlin Road Gaol
Children's Events

Halloween Extravaganza at Crumlin Road Gaol

1.82 KM
21 - 31 Oct 2022

This Halloween join Crumlin Road Gaol for their most Spooktacular Halloween Event for Children of all ages and…

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Zombie Run at Jungle NI
Zombie Run at Jungle NI
Belfast Plus

Zombie Run at Jungle NI

83.3 KM
Sun, 09 Oct 2022, 10:00am

Ireland’s original Zombie Run at The Jungle, challenges participants to complete a daring 6K obstacle trail run while…

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Fright Night at Jungle NI
Fright Night at Jungle NI
Belfast Plus

Fright Night at Jungle NI

83.3 KM
14 - 31 Oct 2022

The Jungle's infamous Halloween Scare Fest, Fright Night, returns in 2022 to provide more thrills, chills, scares and…

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Ulster Orchestra’s Halloween Howler
Ulster Orchestra’s Halloween Howler
Halloween

Ulster Orchestra’s Halloween Howler

1.05 KM
Sun, 30 Oct 2022, 1:00pm

Come along to the Waterfront Hall, Belfast on Saturday 30 October for the Ulster Orchestra's special Halloween Howler…

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Hallowe’en Torchlight Tours: The Haunting of Drowned Horse Creek
Hallowe’en Torchlight Tours: The Haunting of Drowned Horse Creek
Halloween

Hallowe’en Torchlight Tours: The Haunting of Drowned Horse Creek

156.16 KM
28 Oct - 01 Nov 2022

This thrilling Hallowe’en Torchlight Tour at Ulster American Folk Park, is filled with spooky sounds, terrifying tales and…

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Scarecrow Parade
Scarecrow Parade
Belfast Plus

Scarecrow Parade

23.1 KM
03 Oct - 13 Nov 2022

Visit the Scarecrow Parade and take part in family fun activities this autumn. Included in gardens admission (members…

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Belfast Ghost and Paranormal Tours
Belfast Ghost and Paranormal Tours
Halloween

Belfast Ghost and Paranormal Tours

06 - 31 Oct 2022

Belfast’s Best Paranormal Ghost Tour is Back for Halloween 2022! Walk in the footsteps of those Belfast citizen’s…

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The Ghost House
The Ghost House
Belfast International Arts Festival

The Ghost House

14 - 31 Oct 2022

The Ghost House is a walk-through theatre experience in a custom built, multi-space set, featuring live performances, magic,…

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Halloween Slime Making
Halloween Slime Making
Children's Events

Halloween Slime Making

3.61 KM
29 - 30 Oct 2022

Head to Aunt Sandra’s to make your own personalised Halloween themed Slime! You will get to make four…

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Bright Sparks Halloween Camp
Bright Sparks Halloween Camp
Children's Events

Bright Sparks Halloween Camp

1.74 KM
31 Oct - 04 Nov 2022

Bright Sparks Halloween is W5's exciting camp for inquisitive young minds aged 8 to 11. Halloween-based activities such…

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MR HULLABALOO’S HAPPY HALLOWEEN – Children’s Theatre Show
MR HULLABALOO’S HAPPY HALLOWEEN – Children’s Theatre Show
Cinemagic Halloween

MR HULLABALOO’S HAPPY HALLOWEEN – Children’s Theatre Show

1.73 KM
Sun, 30 Oct 2022, 3:45pm

Come join Mr Hullabaloo and friends on the Fairy-tale Farm for an exciting Autumn adventure!

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Halloween at Let’s Go Hydro
Halloween at Let’s Go Hydro
Children's Events

Halloween at Let’s Go Hydro

8.93 KM
21 - 31 Oct 2022

This year marks the 4th annual Halloween event at Let's Go Hydro when they transform their famous water…

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Halloween Craft Making
Halloween Craft Making
Children's Events

Halloween Craft Making

3.61 KM
Wed, 02 Nov 2022, 12:00pm

Come to Aunt Sandra's Belfast shop to create your own Halloween crafts! Take home a gift along with…

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Hallowee’uns
Hallowee’uns
Belfast Plus

Hallowee’uns

83.3 KM
22 Oct - 01 Nov 2022

This is a Halloween event for kids & adults, with pumpkin picking and carving, a haunting Haycart Ride…

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Donaghadee – Family Hallowe’en Tour
Donaghadee – Family Hallowe’en Tour
Halloween

Donaghadee – Family Hallowe’en Tour

Tue, 25 Oct 2022, 7:30pm

Hear tall tales and fascinating facts, as you steel your way through the streets of Donaghadee.

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Hallowe’en at Ulster American Folk Park
Hallowe’en at Ulster American Folk Park
Children's Events

Hallowe’en at Ulster American Folk Park

156.16 KM
29 - 31 Oct 2022

Enjoy Hallowe’en at Ulster American Folk Park and experience age old traditions and folklore from 18th and 19th…

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Frankenstein’s Monster is Drunk and the Sheep Have all Jumped the Fences
Frankenstein’s Monster is Drunk and the Sheep Have all Jumped the Fences
Halloween

Frankenstein’s Monster is Drunk and the Sheep Have all Jumped the Fences

14 - 22 Oct 2022

The story begins in 1946, when they dig Frankenstein’s monster out of a glacier, where he’d crawled after…

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All Halloween Events

Belfast has some brilliant events that will satisfy your frightful needs! You’ll be spoilt for choice, from spooky tours, to fancy dress and movie nights – you’ll have a Spooktacular time!

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  • Belfast International Arts Festival 2022
    Belfast International Arts Festival 2022
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Belfast International Arts Festival 2022

    Belfast International Arts Festival (BIAF) is celebrating 60 years with a new extended season of contemporary arts and…

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  • Autumn Events and Festivals in Belfast
    Autumn Events and Festivals in Belfast
    App Ideas - Family Friendly

    Autumn Events and Festivals in Belfast

    Find your Belfast this autumn, with a fun-filled festival season and events for the whole family. Enjoy everything…

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  • Seamus Heaney Country
    Seamus Heaney Country
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Seamus Heaney Country

    Take a trip to Bellaghy in County Londonderry and step into Seamus Heaney HomePlace. Enjoy outdoor activities and…

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  • Belfast Culture
    Belfast Culture
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Belfast Culture

    Discover the true culture here in Belfast. From its rich history to the local cuisine, unique art to…

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  • Family Friendly Events
    Family Friendly Events
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Family Friendly Events

    With a host of upcoming festivals and events to keep the whole family entertained, we've compiled a list…

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  • Cinemagic Halloween Screenings
    Cinemagic Halloween Screenings
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Cinemagic Halloween Screenings

    Coming to a ‘SCREAM’ near you this October, join Cinemagic for family-friendly movies in Belfast this Halloween. Fancy Dress…

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  • Arts Venues in Belfast
    Arts Venues in Belfast
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    Arts Venues in Belfast

    Here's our list of the best art venues to visit in Belfast. MAC, Ulster Museum, Crescent Arts Centre,…

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  • Best Places for Sunday Lunch in Belfast
    Best Places for Sunday Lunch in Belfast
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Best Places for Sunday Lunch in Belfast

    Nothing beats a cosy Sunday lunch and whether you’re looking for a classic roast, traditional carvery or something…

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  • Museums in Belfast
    Museums in Belfast
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Museums in Belfast

    Learn about transport, art, history, culture and natural sciences at one of Northern Ireland's top museums.

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  • Famous Faces of Belfast
    Famous Faces of Belfast
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Famous Faces of Belfast

    From writers and actors to musicians, Belfast has been home to plenty of celebrities.

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