The 5 Best Halloween Activities To Book Now For October

A spooktacular lineup.

Let’s face it after a lockdown Halloween stuck inside last year, we deserve to go all out on the celebrations this time around. But seeing as most of us are too old to treat or treat, it can be hard to think of ideas. Well, we’ve got you covered with the best Halloween activities the country has to offer.

It’s time to grab the gals, test your fears and really immerse yourself with this list of ultimate Halloween activities.

The Nightmare Realm

The Nightmare Realm is a terrifying interactive show that’ll have you shrieking with fear. It’s held in high regard, winning Best European Independent Scare Attraction 2019.

It’s set up as a live immersive walkthrough horror maze with characters and storylines to keep you engaged. Located in Dublin, it runs for 19 nights in October. You can book tickets here.


You better be prepared to run for life if you go to Farmophobia. The interactive event has four terrifying haunts spread over 100 acres of fear.

These include WWII Zombies, Carnevil, Purge Night, and Momma’s Murder Maize. It is located in Co. Meath and runs from the 2nd to the 31st of October. Find more info or book here.

Jail of Horror

Perfect for any thrill-seeker, spending Halloween in a Victorian prison will certainly be memorable. Your night will include journeys through the famous Tunnel, C wing, Condemned man cell and the terrifying Hanging Cell. Located in Belfast, the event runs from 21st to the 31st of October. Find more info or book here.

Puca Festival

An option for us sane souls who don’t want to get chased by murders for a few hours. The Puca Festival is less about scares and more about culture, history, and celebration.

There are plenty of events on offer, everything from music, history, comedy, and food. There’s something for everyone. The events take place in Athboy, Drogheda, Slane, and Trim. Find out more here.

Ladyrath Lane Pumpkin Patch

Why not save the heart attacks and scare by opting for a cute Instagramable experience instead. Located in Co. Meath, Ladyrath Lane is one of the most popular patches in the country. Of course, it has the beautiful pumpkins, but also a cosy coffee shop so you can make a day out of it. Find more info or book here.

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Words by Slรกine McKenna

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