We all struggle every year with wondering what to do to get us into the spooky spirit to make the most of celebrating Halloween. Here is a few list of possible ideas to have a peek-a-BOO (couldn’t resist) at.
Crumlin Road Gaol Paranormal Tour
As with their yearly tradition, the Crumlin Road Gaol have already began their paranormal tours but don’t fret as they will be running until the 2nd of November. In the Gaol, there is a 150 year history of ghostly sightings, strange noises and unexplained things happening. This along with the knowledge that the gaol has had 17 men executed is what makes these Halloween themed tours even more intriguing. The Paranormal tours are 60 minutes long with a guide telling you stories as they take you along a number of supernatural spots of the gaol. It is definitely worth the visit, that is, if you are brave enough.
For more information and to book tickets, please visit crumlinroadgaol.com
Zombie Prom – Crumlin Road Gaol 7:30pm
Sticking with the Crumlin Road Gaol, they will be hosting the first ever Zombie Prom in Belfast on Halloween night. This night will include a special guest DJ playing music all night long, freaky cocktail on arrival, a brainless buffet, prizes for the best zombie and no prom would be complete without crowing the King and Queen of the prom. The event will be held over three floors of the Gaol with areas being allocated on first come first serve basis. The dresscode is: Only Zombies.
For more information and to find tickets, visit crumlinroadgaol.com
Halloween Monster Mash – October 31st 4pm Titanic Slipway
If you are looking for something family friendly, this year the Belfast City Council are hosting it’s annual Halloween Monster Mash which will be an evening of spooky street theatre, street performers, live music and more. An a Monster Mash wouldn’t be complete without filling the sky with the best and the largest fireworks disply in the city. So come on down as it’s fun for all the family and what makes it even better is it’s free!
Spooky Strangford Sea Safari Boat trip – 5:00pm
This spooky event is for all ages and anyone who enjoys the sightseeing boat tour that is daily held at Strangford Lough.
On your trip you will see the SeaGen, Angus Rocks Lighthouse, surface whirlpools and some spooky seals at Cloughy Rocks Nature Reserve. And who knows, maybe the porpoises or the basking might pay you a visit in their costumes.
Age 3 years +. Trips leave from Strangford Pier.
Pre-booking essential, call 028 437 23933