Day Of The Dead Festival
Celebrate Halloween at this traditional Mexican festival, Day Of The Dead. Day Of The Dead stirs together music, fancy-dress, art, community, cuisine, BYOB, bars and all the mystery and adventure that Halloween conjures up. With a host of local and international artists and performers over the course of Sunday, Day Of The Dead is more than just a festival – it’s an experience.
The festival hosts interactive and immersive art installations. It’s a beautiful landscape envisioned by some of the country’s most creative artists, drawing you to take a moment and worship the arts.
Day Of The Dead seeks to attract the madmen, the mystics, wizards, goths, gods, goddesses, and music lovers of all kinds under one collective consciousness.
Check out the festival’s line-up here!
Sunday (29.04) – from 4:00 pm
Tickets: €40 /€65 – Online tickets are sold out but you can still find some tickets on sale here
A bus service will be operated from Dublin.
Glendalough House – Glendalough Estate, Annamoe, Co.Wicklow
Danse Macabre Halloween Party
The beautiful and the damned will rise again for Film Fatale’s Danse Macabre, Ireland’s most decadent Halloween party.
For one night only, the 17th century halls of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham becomes a haunted house with a touch of the cirque du freak. Beware of the strange and unusual.
The Danse Macabre Halloween Party is an amazing vintage fancy dress party with performances, burlesque, aerialists, a thriller dance-off, silent cinema, a fortune-telling booth, games and more.
This will be a party like no other! Check out our video of last year’s party here.
Run and get your tickets as they are selling fast!
Saturday (28.10) – 8:00 pm – 2:00 am
Tickets: €35 Book here
IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art – Military Road, Dublin 8
A Nightmare on South William St – At Pygmalion
Pygmalion and Mother have teamed up to present their very own Nightmare on South William St. They are opening up Pygmalion and Powerscourt Townhouse for a special access all areas event. The party will kick off at 4 pm and will go on until late.
Promos: Two for One cocktails and 40% off all drinks til 11 pm.
Sunday (29.10) – from 4:00 pm
Tickets: €20 – At the bar / on the door
The Wright Venue: Horror Story
This Halloween Bank Holiday, The Wright Venue will be completely transformed into two realms of horror; the venue will become a haunted asylum and the surrounding area: a deserted freak show.
Featuring Ibiza Rocks Resident DJ ‘Patrick Nazemi’!
Expect €1000 bar tab for best dressed, fully decorated club with actors and props including crashed cars, fires, snakes, blood and plenty of surprises.
Sunday (29.10) – from 10:00 pm
Tickets: €20 Book here
The Wright Venue – South Quarter, Airside Retail Park Swords, Co. Dublin
Halloween with DJ Karl Kay – At Button Factory
This spooky party will have you dancing all night long. Button Factory will receive DJ Karl Kay this Saturday to make this a night to remember. Karl who performs all over Europe, is going from strength to strength and promises to bring us on one super music journey.
Check out Karl Kay’s music here!
Expect: Dancers – Visuals – Lighting – Awesome Production – Surprises – Prizes for best costume
Friday (27.10) – from 11:00 pm
Tickets: €12 Book here
Button Factory, Curved St ., Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Halloween Spooktacular – At Dtwo
Dtwo will celebrate Halloween the entire Bank Holiday Weekend with some Spooktacular Festivities, kicking off on Thursday until the last day of the month.
Expect fully decorated venue, prizes on Saturday night for best dressed costume and spooktacular drink specials.
Fancy dress is mandatory.
Thursday (26.10) to Tuesday (31.10) – from 4:00 pm
Dtwo Bar, Garden & Nightclub – 60 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Inter-varsity Night – At Coppers
Coppers is having a weekend Halloween. Expect too see their resident DJ’s pumping out their best tunes and spooky decoration.
Here’s their deal: get your tickets for both nights for the price of one!
Friday (27.10) & Saturday (28.10) – from 7:00 pm
Tckets: €7 (until 8 pm) Book here
Copper Face Jacks, 29-30 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Halloween at Turks Head
HolloweenParty at the Turks Head will be big with fancy dress prizes every night from Friday to Tuesday. Prizes will include free bar tabs, a night for two with dinner and wine from Paramount Hotel, a VIP membership to Turks Head with Access to all future events, dinner for two in Turks head, a full body massage, a manicure & pedicure and more!
Their deal is: book your ticket now and get a vip wristband, a table for you & your friends with a bottle of vodka and mixers for €50 & all access to the Club (after 11 pm).
Friday (27.10) to Tuesday (31.10)
Turks Head – Parliament Street Temple bar, Dublin 2
Hallowe’en Spooktacular – At The Church (free in)
How about celebrating Halloween in a 300 year old Church? The parties at The Church are taking place throughout Halloween weekend. Their Cellar Late Bar will be open with something to spook everyone!
Expect drinks specials, live acts, fancy dress, fire breathers, UV drummers and prizes. Enjoy Live Bands , DJ’s and Performers.
Friday (27.10) to Monday (30.10) – from 9:00 pm
Halloween at The Morgan (free in)
The Morgan is throwing a “crazy” party this Halloween. They will be pulling out all stops for the haunted holiday with spooky cocktails, amazing prizes and great music. Guests will also enjoy specials on bottles such as Absolut Vodka, Grey Goose, Ciroc, Henessy and Champagne, etc.
Friday (27.10) – from 10:30 pm
The Morgan Bar – 10 Fleet Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Bram Stoker Festival
From Friday to Monday, Dublin City will celebrate 4 Days of Living Stories and 4 Nights of Deadly Adventures.
Whether you’re a resident vampire or visiting from further afield, Bram Stoker Festival 2017 has something for everyone in its gothically inspired programme of events.
Check out the festival’s programme here!
Friday (27.10) to Monday (30.10)
The Nightmare Realm
The Nightmare Realm, Ireland’s most terrifying Halloween scare experience, is back and it’s double the size with triple the terror (3 haunts for the price of 1!). They also have a new zombie shooting area and an apocalypse food and drinks entertainment area, where there will be plenty of opportunities to take selfies with their nightmarish creatures.
Their interactive sets, vivid special effects and live creatures will prey on your deepest fears and push the boundaries of your sanity.
Have a look at what to expect here!
Wednesday (25.10) to Sunday (05.11)
Tickets: €16 – €28 Book here
Ring Hall, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Tim Burton Halloween Season at the Unitarian Church
A selection of some of Tim Burton movies is being brought to the Unitarian Church this Halloween for a series of family-friendly screening events. Expect an 8K projector and a large cinema screen set up in this stunning 19th century church on St. Stephen’s Green, right in the centre of Dublin city.
The films that will be screened are: Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice
Friday (27.10) & Saturday (28.10)
Tickets: €10 / €12 Book here
Dublin Unitarian Church – 112 St. Stephen’s Green West, Dublin 2
Vampyr Screening & Live Score performance – At Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
In the spectacular gothic surroundings of St Patrick’s Cathedral, catch a rare screening of the 1932 French-German Horror movie, Vampyr, featuring a new score to be performed live at the altar by internationally renowned composers and musicians Matthew Nolan, David Kitt, Margie Lewis, Catherine Sikora, and Erik Friedlander.
Directed by Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer and based on elements from J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s collection of supernatural stories In a Glass Darkly, Vampyr is the perfect start to a weekend of Bramtastic thrills.
Friday (27.10) – 9:00 pm
Tickets: €20 Book here
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin – Saint Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Extravaganza – At The Sugar Club
This Halloween The Rocky Horror Picture Show Ireland invites you to celebrate our Halloween Extravaganza on Saturday, from 8 pm, in our spiritual home The Sugar Club, Dublin. Expect the craziest, wildest and most outrageous show yet! With prizes for best dressed, encouraged audience participation, free props, feisty phantoms, complimentary hot chocolate and cake and new scenes performed live and unabashed for your pleasure. And what would a Rocky Horror be without the fabulous Miss Dotty Potts, to wet your whistle before the main event?
Saturday (28.10) – from 8:00 pm
The Sugar Club – 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
HAVE A SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN WEEKEND!!!