Spooktacular Firework Displays

What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a brilliant firework display! With fun fair attractions and delicious food stalls, they really are the perfect spooky Halloween event for the whole family.

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Fireworks Extravaganza at Let's Go Hydro

31 October, Let’s Go Hydro

Join Let’s Go Hydro for their first annual Halloween Fireworks Extravaganza! There will be an amazing fireworks display, tasty barbecue food, prizes for the spookiest costumes and even epic horror films.

Fangtastic Family Events

Check out these totally terrifying events taking place this Halloween in Belfast that are for perfect for the little ones. From ghost storytelling to creepy crawlies, you'll find something to keep them entertained this Halloween.

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Children's Events

Terrifying Tales

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 3:15pm

Come meet the old Bard to hear terrifying tales of witches, ghosts, banshees and pookas.

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Children's Events

Creepy Crawly Petting Zoo

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 10:00am

Back by popular demand, it's the MAC's creepy, crawly, slinky, slimy Halloween Petting Zoo.

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Children's Events

Creatures of the Night at W5

Sun, 03 Nov 2019, 10:00am

Prepare for a bone chilling encounter with some of the weird and wonderful ghouls, ghosts and monsters that stalk the shadowy corners of the land after dark.

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Maritime

Halloween at HMS Caroline

Sun, 03 Nov 2019, 10:00am

Set sail for HMS Caroline this Halloween for a spooky half term!

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Children's Events

Hallowee’uns at Jungle NI

Fri, 01 Nov 2019, 11:00am

This Halloween season, The Jungle has conjured up some delightfully frightful ideas for the little ones because after all, why should adults have all the fun?

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Family Fun Events this Halloween

Belfast is full of spooktacular events suitable for all your little witches and wizards. From fireworks and creepy crawlies, to ship tours and legends. Read our blog for some more spooky ideas!

Terrifying Tours

If you want a real scare this Halloween, there are plenty of ghoulish tours that will satisfy your frightful needs! Haunted jails and eerie legends will certainly keep you on your toes.

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Seasonal Events

Jail of Horror

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 8:00pm

This Halloween, one of Belfast’s most haunted buildings, Crumlin Road Gaol is opening its cells for 3 weeks of spine chilling, nail biting events.

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History And Heritage

2 hour Paranormal Investigation

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 9:00pm

This Halloween, one of Belfast’s most haunted buildings, Crumlin Road Gaol is opening its cells for 3 weeks of spine chilling, nail biting events.

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History And Heritage

Halloween Ghost Trail

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 7:00pm

This Halloween, one of Belfast’s most haunted buildings, Crumlin Road Gaol is opening its cells for 3 weeks of spine chilling, nail biting events.

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Tours

Death, Tragedy and Betrayal Clifton Graveyard Tour

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 3:00pm

This Halloween come along to the special Death, Tragedy and Betrayal Tour, and explore the darker side of Clifton Street Cemetery.

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Tours

HMS Caroline by Torchlight

Tue, 29 Oct 2019, 6:00pm

This October, step on board HMS Caroline after hours for an exclusive guided tour where you can explore the ship by torchlight!

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More Spooky Ideas

Looking for something a little different this Halloween? Check out these wicked events!

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Films

Ladies Night Goes to the Movies – Hocus Pocus at Fratellis Belfast

Tue, 29 Oct 2019, 6:30pm

Join Fratelli Ristorante on Tuesday 29 October for Ladies Night Goes to the Movies with a screening of Hocus Pocus.

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Films

A Nightmare on Elm Street – Movie Screening at HMS Caroline

Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 8:30pm

For those who love a thrill, head to HMS Caroline for the hair-rising and horrifying ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’.

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Films

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 8:30pm

Get your fishnets and stockings ready! BanterFlix has teamed up with the Belfast Film Festival to screen the campest cult classic of them all.

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Belfast's Scariest Halloween Events

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

Beyond Belfast

It's not just Belfast that's jam packed with spooktacular events! Discover more eerie happenings taking place beyond Belfast this Halloween.

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Children's Events

Spellbound Festival at Castle Espie Wetland Centre

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 9:30am

A Halloween treat for all the family with broomstick flight training, magical potion making in the woodland and spooky storytelling!

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Halloween

Fright Night

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 7:00pm

This year the Fright Night is back with a vengeance. You have been warned!

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Children's Events

Spooky Halloween Fun at the Ark Open Farm

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 11:00am

Enjoy some spooky Halloween fun at the Ark Open Farm this half term!

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Children's Events

Hallowee’uns at Jungle NI

Fri, 01 Nov 2019, 11:00am

This Halloween season, The Jungle has conjured up some delightfully frightful ideas for the little ones because after all, why should adults have all the fun?

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Children's Events

Fire and Light Wild Raven Walk

Sun, 03 Nov 2019, 5:00pm

Take the family on a magical 'sound and light' walk through the gardens this Halloween and discover a spooky side to Hillsborough Castle.

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Half Term Family Fun

Discover more fun ideas for the whole family during this Half Term break.

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Visitor Blog

Family Friendly Restaurants in Belfast

With special menus, toys, colouring and experiences for little ones, have a look at some of our suggestions for the top child-friendly restaurants in Belfast.

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Visitor Blog

Top 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

Fangtastic Family Fun Events this Halloween

Looking for something for the whole family this Halloween? Belfast is full of spooktacular events suitable for all your little witches and wizards! 🎃✨

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Plan Your Trip

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Getting Here

Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.

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Getting Around Belfast

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Car Parking in Belfast

Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city or leave the car at home and opt for Translink's public transport options

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