Things are hotting up in Wicklow and Ireland’s Ancient East for Halloween with so many things to do. Our local campsite River Valley is open until the 1 November, so there is no better time to explore Wicklow in a cosy heated Lazy Days camper. Here are some of our favorite Halloween events:
Spooky Goings on @ Wicklow Gaol
A Screening of the Exorcist at Wicklow’s Historic Gaol is just one of their many scary events running at the Gaol throughout the Halloween mid-term break! Click here for details of all of their terrifying events!
Father Ted Fest @ Wicklow Brewery
Saturday, October 28th from 4 pm
This is the 6th annual Redcross Father Ted Fest at Wicklow Brewery and Mickey Finn’s Bar in Redcross Co Wicklow and the tea and drink are guaranteed to be flowing. Read More…
Day of the Dead Festival @ Glendalough
29th October 2017 @ 4 pm till late
This is the second Halloween incarnation of the sell-out Day Of The Dead Festival at Glendalough. A blend of music, fancy-dress, art, community, cuisine, BYOB, bars and all the mystery and adventure that Halloween conjures up. Experience a full line-up of local and international artists and performers in an interactive and immersive landscape envisioned by some of the country’s most creative artists. Day Of The Dead attracts madmen, mystics, wizards, goths, gods, goddesses, and music lovers alike.
Pumpkin carving for Kids @ Powerscourt Garden Pavilion
28th October 2017 @ 12 pm -1 pm
Kids will love the chance to prepare, design and carve a pumpkin into something festive and fun at this family-friendly event! All little goblins and ghouls are welcome to dress up in their Halloween finery and get into the festive spirit.
Monster Mash @ Hidden Valley Holiday Park
26 – 29 October 2017
The ‘Monster Mash’ is a family fun weekend full of excitement, costumes, treats, games and very spooky goings-on including Trick-or-Treating / Best Costume Award for both adults and children / Spooky story telling / Haunted games and challenges / Surprise Special effects!
Last but not least… this has got to be one of our favorite festival ideas this year:
Toastie Festival @ The Harbour Bar Bray
3rd – 5th November 2017
Not strictly a Halloween event, but we are still very keen..! Hosted by our much admired Harbour Bar crew… this is a definite DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES!! This is a celebration of the humble cheese toastie with all the tea you can drink! The perfect way to end or start a day out in Bray. Read More…