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Gruffalo Halloween Guided Walk

23 – 31 October
Colin Glen Forest Park

Kids will love exploring the woodlands at Colin Glen where they can find familiar faces from the much-loved children’s book, ‘The Gruffalo’! Join the Halloween guided walk for a reading of the book, followed by a fun adventure to find all the characters. Then pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and carve a creation to take home.

Cinemagic Halloween at the Museum

24 – 31 October
Ulster Museum

Celebrate Halloween with Cinemagic at the Ulster Museum and enjoy a haunting host of Halloween films suitable for all ages. Enjoy classic family favourites like Hocus Pocus and The Witches, or join the Scooby Doo crew as they investigate another spooky mystery. There are films suited to the tiniest tots too and family friendly events after some of the showings each day.

Cinemagic Halloween Toy Story
Malone Halloween Spooktacular (1)

Halloween Spooktacular at the Malone

31 October
The Malone

Enjoy an afternoon of Halloween themed activities at The Malone on 31 October. They’ll have films, fancy dress, and face painting for all the family as well as prizes for best children’s costumes. What will you dress up as?

Crumlin Road Gaol Pumpkin Patch

21 to 31 October
Crumlin Road Gaol

Meet the friendly ghosts and ghouls of the Crumlin Road Gaol on a children’s tour around the spooky cells of this old jail.  Hear some scary tales and use them as inspiration for carving your very own pumpkin masterpiece!

Pickie Pumpkin Patch
wizarding express steam train crossing the Lagan Bridge

Whitehead Wizarding Express

30 & 31 October
Belfast – Whitehead

All our young wizards hop aboard the Whitehead Wizarding Express, bound for the Whitehead Railway Museum! Please come dressed up as your favourite witch or wizard. There may be an extra prize for the best costume, and that includes adults!

Halloween in Hillsborough

 
Harvest in the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle
2021 Highlights

Autumn Family Activities at Hillsborough Castle: Scarecrow Parade

22.89 KM
Sat, 30 Oct 2021, 10:00am

Visit the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle during October to see a gathering of scarecrows made by local schools and community groups in partnership with lo

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Hillsborough Wild Raven Walk
Belfast Plus

Halloween at Hillsborough Castle: The Wild Raven Ghost Walk

22.89 KM
Sun, 31 Oct 2021, 5:30pm

The ghostly tales of Hillsborough’s haunting history are reimagined in this unique after-hours experience for Halloween.

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Friday Night Fright Night at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
2021 Highlights

Halloween at Hillsborough Castle: Friday Fright Night

22.89 KM
Fri, 29 Oct 2021, 5:30pm

Enjoy a bone-chilling immersive adventure this Halloween with Friday Fright Night at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

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