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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. 

With a host of horrifying things to do in Belfast and beyond throughout October, we’ve picked our spookiest recommendations to help you plan the perfect Halloween.

Halloween Family Fun

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

Halloween Events

Terrifying Tours

With its reputation as a city of history, mystery and great storytelling, Belfast's tour guides have plenty of great ghost stories to share and scare this Halloween.

Clifton Street Graveyard
Halloween

Halloween Tours: The Darker Side of Clifton Street Cemetery

1.21 KM
30 - 31 Oct 2021

Explore Clifton Street Cemetery this Halloween weekend and discover its darker side!

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Belfastlad Tours Mean Streets
Event

Talk, Walk & Tipple – Belfast Ghost Tour

0.56 KM
20 - 27 Oct 2021

 Join historian Francis Higgins in the Deer’s Head for a talk & tour featuring Ireland’s ghosts, banshees and fairy folk.

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Halloween Halloweeuns Jungle NI
Belfast Plus

Donaghadee Halloween Walking Tour

Wed, 27 Oct 2021, 7:30pm

Join the Valhalla Theatre Company on their spooky tour of Donaghadee.

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Halloween Halloweeuns Jungle NI
Belfast Plus

Newtownards Halloween Walking Tour

Thu, 28 Oct 2021, 7:30pm

Join the Valhalla Theatre Company on their spooky tour of Newtownards.

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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

Family Days Out

It’s time to get back to family days out and Belfast has something for everyone. Visit top family fun attractions, plan a shopping spree and stay for dinner.

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Exploris Aquarium
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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Top Things to do in Belfast on a Rainy Day - botanic gardens in the rain
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Rainy Days in Belfast

Dont 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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Car Parking in Belfast

Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city.

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Belfast is compact and bijou, so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Visitors to Belfast

Coronavirus: Official visitor advice for tourists coming to Belfast and Northern Ireland.

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