Cast spells with witches, visit the home of Halloween and lots more this October in County Roscommon!
Revel in the spooky atmosphere at Lough Key Forest and Activity Park with outdoor Halloween displays from October 29th – November 3rd. Exciting daily Halloween themed family activities are happening all throughout the week, activities will include a Halloween quiz trail, balloon modelling and kids activities, a Halloween movie time, and a Halloween costume party with a DJ, among other things! https://loughkey.ie/events-groups/#spool
Horror at the Museum is taking place from the 28th to 30th October at King House in Boyle. For those that dare to enter you will not be disappointed with the jumps and surprises, so get ready to be frightened. Once the clock strikes horror o’clock, the lights will go down and scare levels will increase. Expect fun and frights so dress up in your Halloween outfits to scare the ghosts away! https://www.visitkinghouse.ie/horror-at-the-museum/
Rathcroghan is one of the four major royal sites of Ireland and is known as a place of burial and ritual gatherings. With the cave of Oweynagat being the home of Halloween, and reputed as Ireland’s Gate to Hell, what better way to celebrate Halloween, the ancient festival of Samhain, than by a special guided visit down into the bowels of the earth. The ‘Origins of Samhain’ daily tour is running from the 23rd October to November 3rd. https://www.rathcroghan.ie/tours-events/halloween-at-rathcroghan/
Take the family to Strokestown Park House and the National Famine Museum for a Samhain Self Guided Trail, to discover the traditions and customs of Samhain / Halloween. Gather eerie clues along the way to receive a spookalicious treat. https://strokestownpark.ie/event/samhain-self-guided-trail/ The trail will run from October 28th -November 5th.
Or why not join them for an immersive and thrilling Murder Mystery Night on October 28th at the magnificent Strokestown House, proudly hosted by Enchanted Croí Theatre. Step back in time as you enter the opulent halls of this grand mansion, where intrigue, suspense, and a dash of historical charm await. https://strokestownpark.ie/event/murder-mystery-night/
We hope you have a spooktacular time in Roscommon this Halloween. Don’t forget to download our Roscommon Walks Booklet and get offline and explore County Roscommon’s countryside.
Please do share your photos on our social media using our hashtag #visitroscommon