Halloween Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

Halloween Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

Spooktacular Halloween Events! Saturday 29th October – Sunday 6th November

  • Moody Monster Trick or Treat Trail (daily)
  • Adventure Activities (daily)

MOODY MONSTER TRICK OR TREAT FAMILY TRAIL Halloween Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

Follow the clues on our fun-filled Moody Monster Trick or Treat Trail through our mysterious woodland. Make your way back to the Visitor Centre to receive your trick or treat! What’s it going to be? A lump of our Castlecomer coal or maybe a special treat for the family to share?

Just €10 per family. Daily 9.30am – 4pm.

Dress up in your scariest Halloween costumes for the Trail during Halloween weekend (29-31 October) and you could win a FREE Family Pass (2 adults, 2 children) for an activity of your choice!

No need to book the Trail – just walk in and enjoy!

 

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

Activities are scheduled to open daily 12pm-4pm (weather-permitting). This includes Ireland’s longest over-water twin ziplines, Octagon High Ropes Course, Tree-Top Adventure Walk, Climbing Wall, Leap of Faith and Junior Woodland Adventure Course. Pre-booking required for all activities except Junior Climbing. Call 056-4440707. Age/height restrictions apply to activities.

Halloween Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

Halloween Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

The Estate Yard,
Castlecomer,
County Kilkenny,
Ireland.

E-mail: info@discoverypark.ie
Web : http://www.discoverypark.ie

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Halloween Fun Croke Park Dublin

Halloween Family Fun at the GAA Museum

Join the family fun at the GAA Museum in Croke Park this Halloween with a wide range of activities taking place throughout the mid-term break.

Trick or Treat Trails at the GAA Museum

Trick or Treat Trails at the GAA Museum are back! Led by our stadium tour guides, these special tours involve a treasure hunt as part of the behind-the-scenes stadium tour and are designed especially for families and the younger GAA fans. Families will follow clues around the stadium, walking pitchside along the way, before collecting a treat in the GAA Museum. Come in fancy dress and join in the fun!

Trick or Treat Tours last approx. one hour and are suitable for children of 10 years and under, accompanied by an adult. Tours take place at 11.30; 12.30; 14.30 and 15.30 on Saturday October 29th, Sunday October 30th and Monday October 31st. Advance online booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

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October Mid-Term at the GAA Museum

Following the Trick or Treat Trails on the October Bank Holiday weekend, the fun continues at Croke Park for the remainder of the Mid-Term Break. From Tuesday November 1st to Sunday November 6th, there will be two family friendly additions to the Croke Park Stadium Tour.

Following each behind-the-scenes tour, our guides will lead younger visitors on a special Junior Explorer route around the GAA Museum, which highlights some of the most fascinating and famous exhibitions. The Junior Explorer mascot Cluasóg, the Irish hare, will also be on hand to assist and pose for photos!

Visitors will also have the unique chance to lift the Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy cups! The iconic silverware will be on display in the GAA Museum throughout the week and there’ll be a chance to take plenty of family pictures as you raise the cups in victory! (Please note: The cups will not be available on October 29th and November 5th).

After you’ve tasted the scent of victory, it’s time to taste some scarily good food at the Blackthorn Café at the GAA Museum, which will serve a spooky themed menu throughout the week.

These special stadium tours will operate hourly at 11.00; 12.00; 13.00; 14.00 and 15.00.

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Etihad Skyline Tour

Soar to new heights and see Dublin from a whole new perspective on the Etihad Skyline tour at Croke Park. For the Halloween Mid-Term break, we’ve added extra tours to meet demand. To set the tone, our brilliant guides will include some of the creepier Dublin tales to mark the ghostly season. Family tickets for Etihad Skyline cost €52 (2 adults & 2 children) and €60 (2 adults & 2 children) and should be booked online in advance of your visit. Note: children must be 1.2 metres or taller to take the tour.

Etihad Skyline Halloween schedule:

  • Saturday October 29th: 11.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30
  • Sunday October 30th: 11.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30
  • Monday October 31st: 11.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30
  • Tuesday November 1st: 11.30; 14.30
  • Wednesday November 2nd: 11.30; 14.30
  • Thursday November 3rd: 11.30; 14.30
  • Friday November 4th: 11.30; 14.30
  • Saturday November 5th: 11.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30
  • Sunday November 6th: 11.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30

Halloween Fun Croke Park Dublin

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halloween national reptile zoo kilkenny

Halloween National Reptile Zoo Kilkenny

Halloween National Reptile Zoo Kilkenny

Are you brave enough to tour the zoo in the dark and taste some creepy critters including crickets, beetles and pupae?

The team at the National Reptile Zoo want to increase understanding of the world’s reptiles and amphibians, helping to conserve animals and their habitats as well as to offer opportunities for learning and enjoyment to the public.

Open 10am to 6pm, seven days a week, year round, with over 50 exhibits, Animal Encounter Zone, Tropical Walk-through Habitat, indoor and outdoor Picnic Area, Snack Bar, Souvenir Shop and Soft Play Area, National Reptile Zoo Kilkenny can keep the entire family entertained and educated all at once!

Enjoy a unique and unmissable Halloween experience with Zombie Zoo Keepers, an alligator feeding display, ghoulish games, sinister snacks and much more, this #HalloweenSpooktacular is not to be missed!

October 29th, 7-9pm!

Tickets must be pre-booked!

Halloween National Reptile Zoo Kilkenny
Demesne Road
Gowran
Co. Kilkenny

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Tel: 056 7726757
Email: info@nationalreptilezoo.ie

Halloween National Reptile Zoo Kilkenny

DayOut comments:

Visited here in Summer 2015 and it’s well worth a look. The team are very knowledgeable and passionate and getting up close to these reptiles is a really a unique experience that you simply won’t get anywhere else! We saw lots of reptiles, large snakes and were simply a sheet of polycarbonate away from the crocs/alligators. Viewing the inhabitants of the zoo during the day is one thing – doing it at night with just a glow stick adds an extra element! Hope we don’t meet this guy in the dark!

Halloween National Reptile Zoo Kilkenny

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Zombiegeddon Halloween Spooktacular Kildare

Zombiegeddon Halloween Spooktacular Kildare

is Ireland’s Newest Halloween Scare Event. Back due to popular demand, Zombiegeddon 2016. Located only 5kms from Kildare Outlet, this action packed scare event is the thing to do this Halloween. Three attractions designed to test your wits to the limits.  If Zombie slaying isn’t your thing then brave Screamfields Haunted Field of the Dead unarmed and see if you come out the other end! Something for the younger ones, Zombie Splat Junior is suitable for 8-14 years of age and takes place on Tuesday November 1st.

Following last year’s sold out event, the Redhills team have added extra capacity for Zombie Slay this year for the October Bank Holiday weekend (28th and 29th) and added two brand new attractions, Screamfields Haunted Field of the Dead and Zombie Splat for the younger ones which takes place during the midterm break.  

 Zombiegeddon Halloween Spooktacular Kildare

Can you survive the Zombie Apocalypse and slay the meanest of Zombies or make it through our brand new attraction Screamfields Haunted Field in one piece? This event promises to be the perfect mix of adrenalin fueled fun and the right amount of scare and is not to be missed this Halloween. 

The story is that the world is on a knife edge as an outbreak of an untraceable virus is threatening to exterminate all of mankind. In small groups, you will be escorted through the infected compound with a mission to find the antidote and save the world!

 Either equipped with a Zombie Blaster you will slay your way through the eerie compound (Zombie Slay) or attempt to make it unarmed through the most terrifying of all, a 12 foot high tall grass field, Screamfields, with its narrow meandering paths and crazy inhabitants! The event takes place in the dark and is guaranteed to make the hair stand on your head!

 There is a minimum age of 16 for those wishing to attend the event or if accompanied by an adult those aged between 12-15 are permitted on the 28th and 29th events and Zombie Splat tickets now on sale on this website for the younger ones aged 8-14 years.

Knocknagalliagh, Redhills, Co. Kildare

Imaginosity Trick or Treat for Temple Street

Imaginosity Dublin Trick or Treat for Temple Street

Imaginosity Dublin Trick or Treat is the most spooktacular party in town. This Halloween, join Imaginosity Dublin Children’s Museum and get set to ‘Trick or Treat for Temple Street’ with a bewitching after hours session of fiendish fun, raising money for a great cause!  FRIDAY 28TH OCTOBER, join us in your most creative spooky attire after hours from 5.30-7.30pm for our Halloween Spooktacular.

Tickets for this VERY special event are on sale NOW (01-2176130), standard museum admission rates apply, with ALL proceeds from the night going directly to Trick or Treat for Temple Street childrens hospital.

Festivities on the night will include:-

– HALLOWEEN DISCO

– SPOOKY STORYTIME

– PRIZES FOR THE ‘BEST DRESSED’ KIDS…..AND ADULTS!

– HALLOWEEN BAKE SALE

– SUPERHERO MEET & GREET

– ‘TRICK OR TREAT’ GAMES….AND MUCH MUCH MORE!

We will also be holding a Monster Raffle on the night itself with some AMAZING prizes up for grabs for a lucky few!  

Our favourite Superhero’s Spiderman & Batman will also be swooping in for a very special Halloween visit to join us and help raise money for this great cause.  For a small donation you can meet Spiderman & Batman in person, and have your own spooky picture taken with them!

Imaginosity Dublin Trick or Treat

Visit The Plaza
Beacon South Quarter
Sandyford
Dublin 18
Tel: + 353 (1) 2176130
Fax:+ 353 (1) 2176136
info@imaginosity.ie
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Imaginosity Dublin Trick or Treat

 

About Imaginosity
Imaginosity, Ireland’s only interactive children’s museum for the under 9’s is dedicated to children’s success. We opened at the end of August 2007 and since then we have welcomed over 650,000 people through our doors. Children learn best when they’re having fun. Imaginosity champions the ‘hands-on, minds-on’ philosophy that encourages all visitors to get involved and have fun while learning and create positive and lasting memories. Imaginosity offers a wide variety of workshops and classes in arts and crafts, computers, music and theatre everyday in the Art Studio, in the Children’s Theatre Space and in the Cyber Room – and most are free with admission. Workershops operate on a first come;first-served basis. Please check with reception on your arrival.

Santa's Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Santas Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Santas Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Visit Santa Claus and his Elves at Ardgillan Castle in Balbriggan, North Dublin for 11 dates this December.

The beautiful Ardgillan Castle will host this fantastic event and this year there will be a VICTORIAN THEME. Visitors will be greeted by the Castle’s very own Butler who will explain to them what Christmas was like many years ago. There will also be a display showing the types of gifts the children would have had at Christmas back then. And outside the entrance to the Castle you will be able to view a Period Carriage – Santa is travelling in style this year!

Inside the Castle there will be plenty to entertain the children while they wait to enter the Grotto. Apart from the friendly Elves there will also be a MAGICIAN and rumour has it that Rudolf the Reindeer will be around to say hello.

Children will be able to post their letter to the North Pole via our special post box and they can colour in a drawing for Santa if they wish.

Tickets:

  • €17 per the first child to include a photo and €12 for each additional child.
  • Adults are free of charge.
  • Time slots must be booked in advance via our website.
  • Time slots will have limited availability.
  • Additional photos may be ordered on the day
  • Event is suitable for children up to 12 years

Tours start every 15 minutes from 10.30am – 3.30pm on the following dates:

December 3rd / 4th        December 10th / 11th         December 17th – 23rd

Tea/Coffee and food is available for purchase at the Castle Tea Rooms

Entrance to the event is via the main doors of the Castle facing the sea. 

For more information contact Activity Nation on 01 8557113 or by email tickets@santasgrottoardgillan.com

Santa’s Grotto Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Address: Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.
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Santas Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

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Halloween Tours Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Halloween Tours Ardgillan Castle

It’s that time of year again when the veil between the worlds is thin. Ardgillan Castle’s ghosts have stirred and are ready to wreck mayhem and havoc.

For Halloween the castle is covered in darkness. Not for the faint-hearted this tour will be scarier than ever!!!

Tours available 22nd-23rd October & 29th October-1st November. 

€5 per person.

Not suitable for children under 6. Beware this tour is very scary and adult supervision is necessary.

E-mail: eventardgillan@fingal.ie
Phone: 01 8492212
Address: Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.
www.ardgillancastle.ie

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About Ardgillan Castle
Although referred to as a Castle, the residence at Ardgillan is a large country-styled house with castellated embellishments. Originally named “Prospect House”, the central section was built in 1738 by Robert Taylor, with the west and east wings added in the late 1800s.

Initially the site was heavily wooded, the name Ardgillan being derived from the Irish “Ard Choill” meaning High Wood. It was cleared out by service soldiers and itinerant workers in return for one penny a day, sleeping accommodation and one meal.

The house consists of two storeys over a basement which extends out under the lawns on the southern side of the building. When occupied, the ground and first floors were the living accommodations while the west and east wings were servants’ quarters and estate offices. The basement comprised of the service floor, the kitchen and stores. The Castle has now been restored and the ground floor rooms and kitchens are open to visitors for guided tours.