Thursday, 5 October 2017

Halloween Activities in East Cork 2017

Looking for something to do with the kids this coming midterm?
Well there's lots going on in East Cork this year. I now it's only the beginning of the month but I've compiled a list below because if you're anything like me you may like to plan well in advance!

  • Ghoulsley's Manor, Cuskinny, Cobh - This is actually located a few minutes drive from where I live and it's a relatviely new set up. Suitable from age 5 and it offers a 60minute "theatrical experience where you are invited on a journey through the mysterious rooms of our spooky manor house. It offers 2 different shows for different age groups and tickets cost €15.00 pp. Click on the link above to visit their website. 
Photo Credit: Ghousley's Manor

  • Lou Lou's World, Cobh  - An art, craft and holisitc shop, Lou Lou's world in Cobh is incrediably popular with the kids. They hold parties and events and regular workshops for kids and teens. This Halloween they are holding 2 Halloween & Autumn themed workshops for 5 - 9yrs on Thursday November 2nd and for 10 - 13yrs on Friday November 3rd. Both run from 1pm - 4pm and cost €25 per child. Click on the link above to visit their Facebook page for further informaiton. 
    Photo Credit: Lou Lou's World

  • BOO! @ Leahy's Open Farm , Dungourney - Offers Haunted Hay Rides, Witches Forest, Scary Stories and Halloween games. We love Leahy's Farm and have done the Christmas experience so we are hoping to make it to this one too. €9 entry per person and this also includes access to all normal farm activites and play areas. 
Photo Credit: Leahy's Open Farm 

  • Youghaloween Spooktacular, Youghal - A Halloween festival running from October 27th - 29th "blending old Celtic ways of celebrating Samhain with the new". Youghal is a medieval town "steeped in legends and stories banshees, witches, ghosts and more" so it makes for the ideal location for this time of year. If you're looking for something different this year then I reckon this won't disappoint, we're really looking forward to going. 
    Photo Credit: Shane Broderick on Youghaloween FB Page

  • The Happy Halloween Experience , Patricks St, Cork City - Suitbale for the younger kids where they get to meet the nice witch Hattie O'Goodspell. €5 entry per child including sweets. Photographs with Hattie optional. 
Photo Credit: The Happy Halloween FB page

  • Halloween Art & Carve Event, Leamlara Hall - A charity event with Art & Pumpkin Decoration, fundraiser in aid of Hope with €5 entry per child.
Photo Credit: Event Page

  • Halloween Camp @ Tir na Si, Watergrasshill - Halloween camp on the farm including baking classes, pumpkin collecting, farm walks etc. €20 a day or €70 for a week

There's loads there to keep the kids entertained this coming midterm! If you have an event you'd like included please feel free to contact me and I can add it to the list.



  1. We're do we go to advertise an event and is it free too please gloria o'doherty

    1. Hi Gloria, please feel free to email on with any events you'd like listed :)

  2. This makes me want to move home! Australians don’t do Halloween!!

    1. I remember form my time there! I do love Halloween :)

  3. Many thanks were do I send out post er please


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