If you’re looking for a real scare this Halloween, Belfast has some brilliant eerie events that will satisfy your frightful needs. From terrifying tours to horrifying movie nights, you’ll be left spooked for sure! We’ve picked our spookiest recommendations to help you plan the perfect Halloween.
Halloween Paranormal Tour
Crumlin Road Gaol
Are you brave to search for paranormal activity in one of Belfast’s most haunted buildings? There have been sightings, noises and unexplained happenings within the walls that have seen 17 men executed over its 150 year history. This Paranormal tour will take you to the various hot spots of the Gaol where Paranormal Activity has been reported and the guide will tell you off the harrowing stories associated with these areas, you will also have the opportunity to take part in some new and exciting experiments.
Ireland’s premier Halloween event returns for 11 nights of horror and entertainment. If you’ve never experienced Fright Night, you’re in for a treat…. if you can call it that. Armed with special effects, embedded sound and enhanced lighting throughout the journey, this immersive and terrifying event will provide all the adrenaline spiking stimulation you need this Halloween.
Halloween Jail of Horror
Crumlin Road Gaol
The Jail of Horror described as one of Belfast’s most fearsome scare attractions is returning for Halloween 2023. Visitors, if they dare, will enter the Victorian Jail, and face all their fears on an intense scare after scare journey which only has one way out!! The one-of-a-kind ‘Jail of Horror’ tour through Belfast’s oldest prison will offer a terrifying unparalleled experience.
Horror Week Drive In Cinema
Let’s Go Hydro
Catch your favourite Halloween chiller thrillers this spooky season at Let’s Go Hydro Resort! The dreaded drive in is back with the famous horror week. Come and see a chilling horror movie at Let’s Go Hydro’s original drive in experience! Are you ready to experience real horror from the comfort of your car?
Hallowe'en Torchlight Tours: In the Shadow of the Bog
Ulster American Folk Park
Feeling brave? Torchlight Tours are back for another year at Ulster American Folk Park, and this time something has been disturbed in the shadow of the bog… Something long buried has been disturbed, and a dark, dreadful energy has been awakened by Patrick McSorley after a day of cutting turf at the bog. The McSorley family, and all who cross their path, will pay a terrible price for reviving this darkness and will discover that some spirits can prove extremely difficult to rid of once and for all…
Halloween Paranormal Investigation
Crumlin Road Gaol
A Paranormal Investigation Around One of Belfast’s Most Haunted Buildings. Are you brave to search for paranormal activity in one of Belfast’s most haunted buildings? There have been sightings, noises and unexplained happenings within the walls that have seen 17 men executed over its 150 year history. This Paranormal tour will take you to the various hot spots of the Gaol where Paranormal Activity has been reported and the guide will tell you off the harrowing stories associated with these areas
Ghost Stories by Candlelight
The Reporter Bar
Head to The Reporter Bar on a Thursday night in October for ghoulish tales, stories behind haunting headlines and chills between 8-9pm as local storytellers and writers explore these stories by candlelight.
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!