Things to do in and around Dublin this Halloween

Halloween is not what it used to be especially in Dublin. It has become scarier but also more graphic and artistic. A real event, celebrated in many venues and over almost a week. All the pubs will offer Halloween parties and many attraction special tours. Dublin is definitively the best place to be on the 31st of October for the Halloween fans. So here a couple of events for those who like the idea of some spooky fun this Halloween.

Castle Dracula

Travel back in time to meet Dracula! An exciting and fun attraction dedicated to adult. You will also learn about the Irish writer Bram Stocker that wrote Dracula. After a tour on the castle corridor, you will go to an underground cemetery where you will discover some scary stories. Enter the castle if you dare, we promise you won’t be bite…or not…

Horror Expo 2017

Taking place in the amazing venue of Freemasons’Hall in Dublin, the Horror Expo is back for its second year, it promises you an evening of thrills, chills, and skills. A Hight tech exhibition with special effects, exciting tales and film screenings to discover the horror culture. Professional in paranormal will also perform talks. The event is not to be missed for the horror fans.

Malahide Castle

The Malahide Castle is organising special tours during Halloween. It is accessible for kids and you will also discover the amazing architecture and history behind this castle. Oh and don’t forget to dress up you might win a prize!

Dublin Ghostbus tour

Dublin Ghostbus tour is running all year round but what a better period to discover Dublin scary sights than Halloween… You can expect the visit of the medieval Crypt at Dublin Castle and St Kevin’s Graveyard as well as theatrical experience with professional actor… An exciting experience to fuel up in adrenalin.

Glasnevin Cemetery Graveyard Tour

One of the prettiest cemeteries of Europe is also celebrating Halloween with a special guided tour. Ghost stories and tales are to be expected with the amazing performance of their passionate guides. Did you know that there are more people buried in this cemetery than living in Dublin?

Dublin Zoo

Even one of the most popular attractions for kids is participating to the celebration making sure they will have the time of their lives at the Spooktacular Boo. This event takes place on the 28th and 31st of October. There will be scary arts and crafts, Halloween-themed keeper talks and teens will have a chance to go behind the scene to see what the life of a zookeeper is all about.

So are you looking forward to Halloween now that you had a sneak preview of the exciting happenings in Dublin ?! If you want to be sure to be in the best location during this week, you should go for one of the O’Callaghan hotels. Located right in the town centre, everything will be accessible by walk.

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