There are dozens of events organised in communities across the county this weekend, with fun runs, bonfires and parties, there is something for everyone this Halloween.
The largest Halloween happening in the county will be the Enniskillen Halloween Fireworks Festival, with a spectacular display planned for Castle Island from 8pm sharp on Monday night.
The Fireworks Festival is just one of many events organised throughout the county, so here’s our round-up of all the spooky shenanigans taking place in a community near you.
Visitors are invited to Marble Arch Caves for the Halloween Spooktacular. Put on their scariest fancy dress costume and journey underground on a nail biting, spine tingling guided tour of the fantastic Marble Arch Caves. The ghost of Edouard Martel, the Wheathill Witch and their spooky friends will also join the tour. Booking is essential. The Caves may close following periods of heavy rain. For further information or to book your place please contact the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre via telephone on 6634 8855.
The Enniskillen Spooktacular will get the adrenaline rushing this Halloween as runners take to the streets of Enniskillen. The annual 5k will take place tonight (Friday), starting at 7.30pm.
Erneside Shopping Centre is hosting three days of Halloween fun, with fun for all the family over the Halloween weekend from 1pm to 4pm each day.
On Halloween night, the biggest fireworks display in Fermanagh will take place on Castle Island, with Fermanagh Lakeland Forum giving the best view of the fireworks. The event begins at 8pm sharp and is always a great night of spooky fun. Come along in fancy dress and enjoy the festivities.
Come along to the Forest Spooky Trail at Corralea Activity Centre on Sunday, October 30th for a spooky Halloween trail through the dark forest in search of tricks and treats. The events is ideal for families, with children over six years old and six to nine year olds must be accompanied by an adult.
Please wear comfortable footwear for forest, and don’t forget to dress up. The event is running from 4pm to 6pm and costs £5 per person.
Enjoy Halloween with the Family Friendly Halloween Howler at Share on Monday October 31st from 6pm to 10pm.
Get a fright on The Haunted Forest Walk before enjoying a BBQ and the fireworks display.
Perfect for all the family with loads of activities such Halloween games, T-shirt art, climbing, face painting, balloon modelling, bouncy castle, and a Halloween hunt.
Dress up and take part in the fancy dress parade before getting the dancing shoes on for the Halloween disco. The first Haunted forest walk sets off at 6pm, costing £4 per person.
Belleek Pottery is holding a Halloween spectacular on Monday, October 31st from noon to 4pm.
Follow the Pumpkin Trail Tour, listen to spooky stories, or take part in the creepy colouring in contest to celebrate Halloween this year.
The Pumpkin Trail Tours will take place at 2 pm, 2.30 pm and 3pm while the Spooky storytelling by Mr Bloomfield will begin at 3.30pm. Bring the children in fancy dress costumes, and there will be loads of treats throughout the day. Booking is essential, call 6865 9300.
Prepare to be scared at this year’s Banshees, Bonfires and Boxty at Orchard Acre Farm, Lisnarick.
Take a ghostly walk after darkness falls, through the orchards and gardens in a round trip back to the barn. On the way, adorn the fruit trees for Halloween and collect fresh potatoes for the boxty making. On return to the barn enjoy a cookery demo on how to make this boxty before setting light to the fire and enjoying some ghastly stories, hot buttered boxty and great big mugs of tea.
The meeting place at the Barn for 7.30pm sharp and is £10 per person.
Bring a torch and sensible footwear advised. This event will take place regardless of the weather.
Kinawley Community Centre will play host to the Grand Halloween Party on Saturday night, October 29th. The party includes a fireworks display, boxty/bacon, a kiddies disco, and fancy dress. Admission for adults is £5, children are free but most be accompanied by an adult.
Festival of the Dead offers the ultimate Halloween experiences. Taking place from Friday October 28th to Sunday October 30th.
Climb inside a coffin and find out what it’s like to be buried with Artist Johanna Nulty’s ‘The Underworld’ a sight, sound, and smell “burial experience”.
Other events include the ‘Great Wheel of Fire’ street pageant through Cavan Town and ‘Paradise of Fools’ tour to a secret location where over 150 performers explore your deepest fears and insecurities through mind-bending performance art.
Enjoy an immersive theatre performance, ‘Ritual’ from award-winning playwright Philip Doherty, plus live music and art throughout the weekend.
Admission is €15, with tickets available from Multisound Cavan on 049-4361312 or townhallcavan.yapsody.com.
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