Half-term fun this Halloween in Northern Ireland

The half-term holidays are nearly here and we have lots to keep kids big and small entertained this Halloween. From mysterious ghost trails to crafty pumpkin carving, spooky fun is guaranteed at our places across Northern Ireland

Ghosts and gourds at Rowallane Garden this Hallowe'en

Ghosts and gourds at Rowallane 

20-21 October. The garden will come to life with a terrifying ghost trail and spooky stories. Watch your little ones be transformed with fearsome face painting and behead and carve your very own pumpkin. ward away the evil spirits

Halloween at Florence Court

Spooky Basement Experience at Florence Court  

27-29 October. See the basement decorated for Halloween. Make your way through the spooky basement and keep an eye-out for some surprising ghosts at Florence Court.

Castle Ward Pumpkin Fest, choose and decorate your own pumpkin

Autumn Pumpkinfest at Castle Ward  

20-21 October. Pick, scoop out and carve a pumpkin, or create your own pumpkin cartoon face. Enter a scarecrow into the scarecrow competition and solve the clues on the Pumpkin People Trail.

Halloween fun at Mount Stewart

Halloween fun at Mount Stewart  

27-31 October. Hear the story of the Magic Ink Pot, explore the grounds on the Ink Pot trail and discover our natural play area, all dressed in your spooky best.

A girl enjoying Halloween

Halloween at The Argory  

27-31 October. Buy your pumpkin, explore our Halloween trail, enjoy craft activities, make a magical wand and try some ghoulish treats in the café.

Explore the origins of how witches became such key figures at Halloween

Halloween at Springhill 

27-31 October. Have a go at some creepy crafts and games, pick your pumpkin, make a witches broomstick and wizard wand and explore the Halloween trail.

Halloween at Downhill Demesne

Halloween at Downhill Demesne 

29 October - 4 November. Dare you explore our Goblins & Fairies Halloween Woodland Trail? Embark on a journey of adventure through the Bishop’s Gate gardens and spooky woods and help us on our quest to find the fairies and goblins that lurk within.

Mexican Day of the Dead at teh Giant's Causeway

Halloween at the Giant's Causeway

1-2 November. Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead at this family-friendly event that explores how loved ones who have passed are remembered in another culture. Enjoy tissue paper crafts, face painting, music and a sugar skull trail.