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03rd Oct 2017

7 Weird And Wonderful Things To Do In Dublin This Halloween

Éadaoin Fitzmaurice

Halloween is quickly creeping up on us, and there are tons of fang-tastic events on around the city. 

Town is set to be jammers, so check out our list and make sure you’ve got a plan of action. 

Happy haunting!

1. The Nightmare Realm

The Nightmare Realm is back and more terrifying than ever. 

The “extreme scare attraction” promises to bring your worst fears to life in an immersive horror experience – not for the faint-hearted!

The Nightmare Realm

2. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Don your finest fishnets and head to the Sugar Club for a screening of this cult classic. 

We see you shiver with anticip…ation. 

Rock Horror Picture Show

3. Film Fatale Danse Macabre

The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is set to become a haunted house with a hint of Cirque du Freak for Film Fatale’s Danse Macabre. 

Highlights from the night will include a Thriller dance-off, a fortune-telling booth, silent cinemas and appearances from the Brides of Dracula. 

Start planning your costume now!

Danse Macabre

4. The Bram Stoker Festival

The Bram Stoker Festival runs for four days at the end of October and is absolutely packed with deadly events. 

There’ll be spooky screenings, theatre, music and more – make sure you don’t miss the incredible Macnas parade on the 30th. 

5. Game of Thrones party

The Back Page in Phibsborough is throwing a special GOT-themed bash to celebrate the spooky season. 

Pin the tail on the dragon anyone? 

Game Of Thrones

6. The IFI Horrorthon

Film buffs should head over to the IFI for five days of scary screenings. 

They’ll have everything from new flicks to classic chillers, the latest shorts from around the world and a surprise film!

Ifi Horrorthon

7. Retro Drive-In Movies

Step back in time this Halloween and catch a movie at the drive-in. 

Leopardstown Racecourse will be showing the likes of Ghostbusters, Monsters Inc, and Hocus Pocus on the big screen. 

Some showings are already sold out so book your tickets here soon! 


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