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Halloween Events in Dublin

Halloween Events in Dublin – A quick run down of Dublin Halloween events for this most spooky of weekends.

Castle Dracula

Castle Dracula Experience

Behind Westwood Club, Clontarf Road, Dublin 3

353+ (0)1 851 2151
Please mention Family Fun when booking!

Castle Dracula Experience

The Castle Dracula Experience museum offers you an interactive experience, taking you on a heart pounding journey through Castle Dracula and terrifying enactments creating the unique spine chilling story of the Count and his victims.

Take a tour of Bram Stoker’s CASTLE DRACULA with characters from Dracula, ‘Renfield’ and ‘Van Helsing’ bringing you through the Castles Tunnels, Bridges, gargoyle courtyards, haunted library and off course Irelands only Graveryard Theatre! and then for the Incredible Vampire Show and a Hilarious Comedy Show… You will find it hard to forget your visit here!

You will also learn about the life and literary achievements of one of Ireland’s greatest author’s Bram Stoker  who created Count Dracula. Castle Dracula hosts memorabilia from the Dracula Movies and all the History of Bram Stoker, stories, pictures, posters, death certificate and even a lock of Bram Stoker’s hair cut on this death bed by his wife Florence… Putting you right inside the mind of the man who gave us the World’s Greatest Horror Character.

2 hours of Screaming, Laughing, Great Fun, Very Educational and Scary!


  • Saturday 11th at 6.45pm
  • Thursday 16th at 7.30pm
  • Friday 24th at 7.30pm
  • Saturday 25th at 6.45pm
  • Wednesday 29th at 7.30pm
  • Thursday 30th at 7.30pm


  • Saturday 1st at 6.45pm
  • Friday 7th at 7.30pm
  • Saturday the 8th at 6.45pm
  • Friday 14th at 7.30pm
  • Saturday 15th at 6.45pm
  • Friday 21st at 7.30pm
  • Saturday 22nd at 6.45pm
  • Friday 28th at 7.30pm
  • Saturday 29th at 6.45pm


  • Thursday 4th at 7.30pm
  • Thursday 11th at 7.30pm

Admission prices:- Tickets are €25 or €20 Concessions and must be booked in advance

  • Adults €7
  • Child €4
  • Student/OAP €5.




Ghastly Glasnevin Cemetery Graveyard Tour

From Saturday, 25th of October 2014 to Monday, 27th of October 2014

From 5:15 pm

Glasnevin Museum, Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas Road, Dublin 11

353+ (1) 8826550
Please mention Family Fun when booking!

Children’s Ghoulish Graveyard Tour 2014

Ghastly Glasnevin is hosting a one of a kind Halloween tour for children aged 6 – 12, running from the 25th of October till the 27th. The tour will be given by the Ace of Spades, who will terrifically terrify you with tales of gruesome truths and funny folklore. Are you curious to discover how the legend of the headless horse man came to pass or perhaps you’d like to hear the story of the unfortunate Vincent brothers and the cursed ‘Black Aggie’ statue? If so the Ghastly Glasnevin children’s tour is for you. Ghoulish giggles guaranteed.

Event Information

October 25th, 26th and 27th / Tours run at 5.15pm and 6.15pm Admission:-

  • €6 per Child
  • €8 per Adult
  • Family Pass €25 (2 adults and 2 children)

Booking:- Places are limited so booking is essential to avoid disappointment.


Marlay Park

MARLAY PARK – Samhain Halloween

Event Information

Venue:-   Marlay Park

Admission: –  Free Family Event – entry by wristband only

Classification :-  Family Halloween Haunted Forest Walk / All Ages

Dates / Time   – On Sunday, October 26th Marlay Park


Samhain Halloween Event in the Marlay Park will be a Free fright fest of spooky thrills and chills at the Samhain Halloween Haunted Forest Walk hosted by DLR Events.

Visit to Marlay Park to discover the spooktacular Haunted Forest made bigger and better with the haunted woods are not for the faint hearted with spooky characters, scary noises, the eerie fog and strange sights to behold! . You’ll be led along a woodland walkway lit by festoons, where you will find plenty of thrilling treats and surprises that will be alive, for one night only with freaky fog, ghastly spiders and dragons, creepy eyeballs and pumpkins, spine chilling skeletons and menacing witches and wizards.

Children of all ages are welcome to partake in the festivities with ghosts, ghouls and games galore!

Festoon lighting, sound effects and smoke will all add to the scare factor and the haunted forest will stay open until 8.30pm. The haunted woods are not for the faint hearted with all the big spooky characters, scary noises and eerie fog!

The walk is approx 1.7km long on a path suitable for buggies/wheelchairs.

The observance of Halloween, which dates from the dark ages, has long been associated with thoughts of witches, ghosts, devils and hobgoblins. Over the years, the customs and rituals associated with Halloween have changed dramatically. Today, many of the young and “young-at-heart” take a more light-hearted approach and the colourful festival has become family-oriented celebration.

Familyfun Tip:-

  • Entry by Wristband Only – available free
  • There are no activities inside the house; the haunted forest is an outdoor event – please dress appropriately.
  • The Marlay Park coffee shop will be open late for the event there will be some other goodies available to buy on the night to keep the chill away
  • Remember there will be no Fireworks display at this event.
  • As a crowd control measure at this year’s event  they are introducing a wristband system that will give you entry at 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.30pm.
  • Regrettably we cannot facilitate any reservations or prebooking – wristbands can only be obtained by collection in person” in the WRISTBANDS section.
  • Wristbands can be collected at the DLR Coco Market in Marlay Park on Saturday October 18th & Saturday October 25th from 11am each day.
  • Wristbands will be available while stocks last on a strictly first come, first served basis, limited to six per family
  • The Haunted Woods will be open between 3.30pm and 8.30pm and Entry is FREE & by WRISTBAND ONLY

Please note there is NO FIREWORKS DISPLAY for this event!


The Samhain Event will be divided into 5 separate attendance sessions. Divisions will be on the hour as follows: 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30 pm, 6.30pm, and 7.30pm.  The cut off for entry will be 8pm.  Each time slot will have its own colour coded and printed wristbands.  Patrons will only be allowed to queue from the time specified on their wristband. There will not be a charge for entry.

Wristbands will be allocated on a first come first served basis while stocks last for each attendance session. An upper limit of 6 wristbands will be allowed for any one person. Patrons are encouraged to obtain wristbands in advance of the day.

Wristbands will be distributed at times and locations below:

  • DLR Coco Market in Marlay Park on Saturday October 19th & Saturday October 26th from 11am each day


Signage in Marlay Park will direct patrons to the distribution locations.

The College Road Car Park will be the only car park available for the Samhain Event on Sunday 27th of October.

DLR Events recommends the use of public transport or walk to the event where possible. All times are approximate and subject to change. There is limited car parking in the car park off College Rd. Please do not park on the roads or in local estates. Please stay to the lit routes at all times after dark and follow the instructions of the stewards.


Please stay to the lit routes at all times after dark and follow the instructions of the stewards.

The walk is approx 1.5km long on and all on tarmac paths also suitable for buggies/wheelchairs

DLR Events recommends you use public transport or walk to the event where possible.

Car Parking is free in the car park off College Rd. Please do not park on the roads or in local estates.

audeons church

Halloween 2014 Tour Schedule St Audeons

There will be 3 tours running from Saturday 25th October 2014 to Friday 31st October 2014.

Price: €25

Meeting Point: St. Audeon’s Church – Cook Street Entrance

Departs Every: Runs Every Night Halloween Week. Online booking only

Departure Time: 6.30pm

Tour Duration: Approx 3 hrs

Finish Location: Same As Departure

Season: Halloween Only


Construction of Ireland’s biggest Scare Attraction is taking place in the Meath countryside in time for the Halloween season. With Brand new Attractions this year, the Haunted Spooktacular Horror Farm is now open for booking

This Halloween, guests can step inside their own personal horror movie as they experience the terrifying Haunted Spooktacular Horror Farm. Since it has opened the attraction has been a great success selling out last year attracting thrill-seekers from all across Ireland and overseas. Covering 10 Acres of Fear the Scream Team behind the Horror Farm plan to push the boundaries for 2013 with a feast of new frights combining claustrophobia, and state of the art special effects to create an EXTREME Scream Experience. The Attractions combine live actors, Special effects sounds to create a unique, four dimensional assault on the senses.

The Spooktacular excursion from Dublin will operate on:

Mon 27th Oct 2014 – Depart 6.30pm
Tue 28th Oct 2014 – Depart 6.30pm
Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Depart 6.30pm
Thur 30th Oct 2014 – Depart 6.30pm
Halloween Night – Fri 31st Oct 2014 – Depart 6.30pm

Meeting Point – St. Audeon’s Church – Cook Street Entrance (i.e. Back of St.Audeons). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

Depart from meeting point to Fordstown, Navan, Co.Meath on each night.
Return time to Brazen Head Approximately 10.30pm

LIVE THE HORROR – FEAR LEVEL EXTREME!!!!! – (Event covers 10 Acres of fear)

  • Board our private luxury coach to hear some of the haunted legends that abound further afield as we wend our way towards Fordstown for a night you will never forget. This Halloween, guests can step inside their own personal horror movie as they experience the terrifying Haunted Spooktacular Scare Attraction Halloween event in association with Hidden Dublin Walks.From the terrifying Tunnel of Horrors through to our lifelike exorcism, guests will have to find their way through darkened corridors and enclosed spaces in a bid to escape. With their hearts pounding in their chests, they will encounter state of the art special effects, darkness, confusion and a whole army of creatures employed solely for their ability to scare people.
  • This is a high intensity event and as such we very strongly recommend it is not suitable for children under the age of 16
  • Due to special effects it is not suitable for pregnant women or people who suffer from claustrophobia, photo sensitive epilepsy or are prone to seizures or respiratory problems
  • Guests will experience audio and lighting effects, extreme low visibility, strobe lights, fog, and live actors
  • No smoking, drinking, eating, photography or video are not allowed within the attractions
  • Finish back at the Brazen Head, where you can avail of our special drinks promotions and dance the night away to live music.
  • Remember, this event WILL sell out; therefore, you should BOOK NOWto guarantee your place in your own personal horror movie!


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