There are scares around every corner this Halloween, whether you’re a fearless fright fan or a secret scaredy-cat.  Looking for something for your little monsters? Check out family friendly Halloween events and top ideas for half term fun. For the thrill-seeking grown-ups, there are ghost tours and graveyards galore.

Halloween Family Fun

Discover fun things to do with the whole family this Halloween in Belfast and beyond. There are pumpkin patches aplenty, events for all ages and fancy dress opportunities across the city.

BELFAST ZOO HALLOWEEN
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 costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zoo.

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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 adults!

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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 entertainment than ever before.

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Cinemagic Halloween Screenings

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

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Halloween

VAMPIRINA + Halloween Drama & Dance

1.73 KM
Mon, 31 Oct 2022, 10:30am

After the screening join Cinemagic for a fun & interactive ‘Drama & Dance’ session at the Halloween Disco!

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Cinemagic Halloween

TOY STORY OF TERROR + Halloween Storytelling

1.73 KM
Mon, 31 Oct 2022, 3:00pm

TOY STORY OF TERROR screening at Ulster Museum on Halloween day. Before the screening join storyteller Vicky McFarland for spooky Halloween storytelling.

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Children's Events

BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS + Cindy O’Callaghan Q&A

1.73 KM
Sun, 30 Oct 2022, 12:30pm

Screening: BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS - In 1940 an eccentric young spinster becomes an apprentice witch. 30 Oct

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Scariest Things to Do for Adults

If you’re looking for a real scare this Halloween, Belfast has some brilliant eerie events that will satisfy your frightful needs.

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Halloween

W5 Late Halloween

1.74 KM
Thu, 27 Oct 2022, 7:00pm

Join W5 for a strictly adults-only, after-hours evening of frightfully good fun this October. There are no kids allowed on 27 October between 7-11pm.

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Halloween

Clubland Halloween

1.87 KM
Sat, 29 Oct 2022, 7:00pm

Clubland Live returns to Belfast for their BIGGEST EVER, LIVE show to date! Saturday 29 October sees the UK's leading dance brand take over the SSE Arena.

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Bangor Halloween Tour
Ards & North Down Experiences

Bangor – Hallowe’en Late Night Tour 18 yrs + – SOLD OUT

Thu, 27 Oct 2022, 7:45pm

The streets of Bangor are filled with ghosts of bygone generations. From fierce Vikings to gentile Victorians, who made the town their home.

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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 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 minutes.

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Pooch Social Halloween
Food and Drink

Pooch Social Halloween

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

It’s that spooky time of year again when The Dirty Onion host their Wooftacular Pooch Social Halloween event, which gives your doggo the chance to dress up.

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BELFAST ZOO HALLOWEEN
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 costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zoo.

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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 gruesome gore.

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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 performance!

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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 different types of slime, choosing your own accessories.

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Halloween

Ulster Orchestra’s Halloween Howler!

1.05 KM
Sun, 30 Oct 2022, 2:00pm

Celebrate all things Halloween at this spooktacular show featuring music from your favourite scary films and more!

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Donaghadee H'ween
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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Halloween

Death, Tragedy & Betrayal: The Darker Side of Clifton Street Cemetery Tour

1.21 KM
Sat, 29 Oct 2022, 11:00am

Explore Clifton Street Cemetery and discover its darker side! Opened in 1797 as the ‘New Burying Ground’ there are many tales to be told here.

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Halloween

Headwreck Halloween Quiz Night

0.93 KM
Thu, 27 Oct 2022, 8:00pm

QHI return to Accidental with the skull rattling insanity of Headwreck Quiz Night. A night of halloween themed questions about madness, movies, music and more.

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Half Term Family Fun

Discover more fun ideas for the whole family during the October half term break.

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Visitor Blog

Top 10 Family Fun Attractions in Belfast

There are plenty of entertaining attractions for the young (and the young at heart) around Belfast including W5, Ulster Museum and Belfast Zoo.

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Visitor Blog

Family Fun – Belfast Plus

Discover family fun attractions in Lisburn and Castlereagh and Ards and North Down, just minutes from Belfast. See our top suggestions for a fun-filled day out.

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Family Indoor Activities

Don't let bad weather stop you from having a fantastic time in Belfast! See our top suggestions for rainy day activities and attractions for all the family.

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