Spooktacular Events on offer for Halloween in Wexford
Are you planning a spooky break this mid-term…if so, Wexford is the place to be.
Wexford is planning a ‘SPOOKTACULAR’ Halloween for locals and visitors alike this year, a ‘Gorey Festival’ will host a frightful trail of events, Ireland’s most haunted house, Loftus Hall is set to host the ultimate Halloween paranormal investigation lockdown plus spooky fright-filled family tours, Ireland’s oldest lighthouse will host Sphooky tours, a Halloween trail will traverses around the 200 year old Johnstown Castle Estate, a ‘Dare to Scare’ Halloween Tour is on offer at Wells House and visitors to the Irish National Heritage Park will enjoy a gruesome look at some of history’s most horrible, horrifying happenings during their ‘Horrifying Histories’ event and for some outdoor fun how about some pumpkin picking at Ballycross apple farm.
Flying Witches, streets filled with Scarecrows, a Treasure Trail, Scary Storytelling sessions, Fancy Dress Parties, a Halloween drama on stage, the Amber Springs Hotel Halloween Train and lots more will see the wits of the brave and the not so brave tested in Gorey county Wexford this Halloween as the town launches ‘Gorey Halloween’ a festival filled with a frightful variety of events. Don’t miss the Halloween Family Fun Day at the Gorey town park on October 29th from 1pm with Pumpikn carving demonstrations, a puppet show, giggles the clown, a constructive waste workshop, halloween games, music and lots more its set to be a frightfully good day.
At Ballycross apple farm See the witch’s house in the forest, enjoy a tractor ride and pick your own pumpkin. At the Lavender Farm in Wexford try some Halloween claymaking workshops and
At the Irish National Heritage Park a ‘Horrifying Histories’ event from October 27th to 30th will entertain any little monsters this Halloween. This is a gruesome look at some of history’s most horrible, horrifying and sometimes hilarious people and events. Organisers say, “This is a show for kids of all ages that revels in all the nasty things that our ancestors used to like to do to themselves and each other, visitors will learn of lots of stuff … most of which they probably never wanted to know of!”
At Wells House if you’re brave try a ‘Dare to Scare’ tour from October 25th to 31st. See the past comes to life at this great Victorian house and gardens with fancy dress, Halloween games and ghoulish storytelling by the Wells witch.
At Ireland’s Most Haunted House ‘Loftus Hall’ a very grown up scare experience is on offer with the ultimate Halloween paranormal investigation lockdown for over 18’s only and for the little ones a not so fearsome daytime family tour is on offer from October 28th to November 6th.
At Johnstown Castle and the Irish Agricultural Museum visitors can take to the family friendly ‘Spooky Trail’ through the estates 200 year old grounds where along the way you will encounter some gruesome and scary-looking characters to make you jump and squirm from October 29th to November 6th.
At Kia Ora Mini Farm the gates will open to a fantastic Spooky Farm experience. The farm will be decorated with lots of lights and spooky decorations, nothing too scary for the little ones from now until November 6th.
Events take place before during and after the Halloween break, for details on Halloween in Wexford see www.visitwexford.