Halloween Events in North Mayo - Visit North Mayo

The spooky season is upon us once again. See below our guide to some Halloween events and festivities for young and old in North Mayo. Whether you are in Ballina, Attymass, Killala, Ballycastle, Ballycroy, Foxford or Crossmolina there is something for all ages and interests in the coming days! 🧙‍♀️🎃👻

FOR THE KIDS…..

🎃 Jackie Clarke Collection are hosting a fabulous Halloween Cake Sale on Tuesday 31st from 11am – 2pm in aid of the River Moy Search and Rescue. All are welcome to attend. In addition to this there will be a Free Hocus Pocus Treasure Hunt which is suitable for all ages on Tuesday 31st commencing at 12 noon from the Jackie Clarke Walled Heritage Garden.

🎃 Ardnaree Sarsfields GAA Club in association with the Sean Duffy Community Centre and Pieta House will host a Halloween Haunted House attraction at the Sean Duffy Community Centre, Ardnaree over the Halloween weekend. As part of this, they will host a Halloween Matinee Show on Sunday 29th October for children from 4pm – 6pm. There will also be free a sensory hour from 2pm – 3pm but it must be pre-booked by calling Finbar 0862332282 or emai [email protected]. This event is kindly supported by the Ballina 2023 Community Events Fund. .

🎃 Belleek Castle’s Ghostly Ships of Mayo Tour will be an unforgettable Halloween experience at Belleek Castle in Ballina! The tour takes place on Saturday 28th to Monday 30th, at 5:30 pm or 7 pm. For full details and to secure your preferred date and time, call (096)22400. This event is suitable for ages 7 and above.

🎃 The Cot & Cobble Ballina will host a Kids Halloween Disco on Monday, 30th October, with prizes for the best dressed. Disco for 4 – 8 yeas olds takes place at 4.30pm – 6.00pm and admission is €3.00. The Disco for 8 – 12 year olds takes place from 6.30 – 8.00pm and admission is €5. There will be prizes for best Christmas jumper also! It is all in aid Ballina Town Jungle Challenge.

🎃 Family Halloween Party at the Great National Hotel Ballina. Enjoy a 4 course lunch from 1pm till 4pm on Sunday, 29th October. There will be plenty of Halloween festivities include arts and crafts, face painting, balloon modelling, tattoos, Scooby Doo, Party games and so much more. A great event for all the family to enjoy! Contact 096 23612 to make your booking. Prices: Adult €35/ Children €15

🎃 Family Halloween Party at the Great National Hotel Ballina. Enjoy a 4 course lunch from 1pm till 4pm on Sunday, 29th October. There will be plenty of Halloween festivities include arts and crafts, face painting, balloon modelling, tattoos, Scooby Doo, Party games and so much more. A great event for all the family to enjoy! Contact 096 23612 to make your booking. Prices: Adult €35/ Children €15

🎃 BOO! at North Mayo Heritage Centre, Crossmolina is a Halloween event for the younger children on the 28th and 29th of October from 5pm till 7.30pm. All spooky fun to include- trick or treat, spooky walk, candy apple making, fortune teller, seasonal characters. Tickets are €10 per child. (UPDATE: NOW FULLY BOOKED)

🎃 Attymass N.S Parents Association are hosting their annual Kids Halloween Fancy Dress Halloween from 5.00pm – 7.00pm on Monday, 30th October. Taking place in Attymass Community Centre, all are welcome to attend. There will be treats, prizes, games a disco and of course, plenty of fun. €5.00 per child, all are welcome.

🎃 Ballycroy Visitor Centre – Wild Nephin National Park have a programme of Family Friendly Free Halloween Events running from Saturday 28th to Monday 30th October at Ballycroy Visitor Centre. Events include: Creative Crafts “printing onto Denim and Re-Loved fabric” on Saturday, 28th October. Bog Detectives to solve a scary crime that took place at the pond on Sunday the 29th. Old tradition Halloween games as well as some family favourite board games on Monday the 30th. There will also be a number of scary guided walks, with some scary stories from around the National Park and Nephin Beg Mountains from 4pm as the sun starts to set behind Achill Island as the Park becomes the Mayo Dark Skies Park. These guided walks will run Saturday, Sunday and Monday. All events are free of charge, but pre-booking is essential as spaces are limited. Call 098 49888 to secure your place.

🎃 Roots Wellness, The Quay, Ballina will host a Kids Yoga and Mindfulness Woskshop on Tuesday 31st October from 11am – 1pm in Roots Wellness. Children will enjoy Halloween yoga, mindfulness, games, crafts and meditation! 🧘🏻‍♀️It is suitable for children age 5 – 11. Kids can wear fancy dress if wish. It costs €20 per child and can be booked here.

🎃 Foxford NS Parents Association in association with Foxford Foroige will host a Halloween Disco on Friday 27th October in the Admiral Brown Hall. Junior Disco takes place from 6.00pm – 7.15pm (Junior – 2nd Class) Senior Disco takes place from 7.30pm – 8.45pm (3rd – 6th Class) Admission is €5 per child or €10 per family.

🎃 Naíonra Baile Chruaich will host a children’s Halloween Disco in Ballycroy Community Centre on Friday, 27th October from 5pm to 7pm. €5 per child or €10 per family payable on the door.

🎃 Cóisir/Dioscó Oíche Shamhna – Halloween Disco/Party in Halla Naomh Bhreandáin, Eachléim on Friday, 27th October from 5.30pm to 7.00pm. €5 per child (Children must be accompanied by an adult).

🎃 Kiddies Korner in Ballycastle, Co.Mayo are having a Scary Halloween Walk from 7.00pm on Monday the 30th, followed by a fun, games and a disco in the hall with a meet and greet of some of their scary and wonderful characters met along the way. All children u-16 must be accompanied by an adult.

FOR THE ADULTS…..

Halloween events in North Mayo do not just cater for children. There are however a host of fun things for adults also.

🎃 The Connacht Distillery with their special Halloween themed ‘Cocktails & Vinyl’ event which runs from 7pm-10pm on Friday 27th October. Tickets can be booked here and cost €20 to include: entrance, a complimentary cocktail and a complimentary bus to Ballina town centre at 10pm. There will also be costume prizes for best dressed on the night, with a ‘red and black theme’. (UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES) Don’t forget, they also have a spooktacular 20% off certain products in the distillery all this week until Friday 27th October.

🎃 Ardnaree Sarsfields GAA Club in association with the Sean Duffy Community Centre and Pieta House will host a Halloween Haunted House attraction at the Sean Duffy Community Centre, Ardnaree, over the evenings of Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Monday, 30th October 2023 with horrific scares and frightening fun for adults and young adults. For a Spooktacular Cause: In aid of Ardnaree Sarsfields GAA Club & the Outreach Centre for Pieta House! (Children’s matinee also taking place on Sunday afternoon).

🎃 Murder’ at Great National Hotel Ballina is a Halloween Themed Murder Mystery Night which will take place on Saturday, 4th November. This is a Murder Mystery experience you will not forget! Find the clues, solve the mystery and enjoy a night full of great craic drama and high suspense. Murder Mystery Game and a 3 course dinner €50. Call 096 23612 to book. Weekend accommodation packages also available.

🎃 Ballina Arts Centre will host the thrilling October Nights Music Festival happening this October bank holiday weekend (28th & 29th) at the Ballina Arts Centre! 🎶🌟 This festival, born in 2022, offers a unique and exciting blend of folk, alternative pop, hip-hop, traditional, post-punk, and more, with contrasting genres and styles coming together on one stage. 🎤🎸 The Ballina album, ‘Neck of the Woods’ by Laurie Shaw will also be showcased over this weekend. Visit www.octobernights.ie for tickets.

🎃 Bar Square, Ballina will kick of f the Bank Holiday weekend on Saturday, 28th with rising sensations ‘Chasing Abbey’ in Times Square. They will host their Halloween Costume Party this Sunday night, 29th in Times Square, with DJ Avocado on the decks for the night. There will be a number of bar tabs to be won for the best costumes on the night! Tuesday night, 31st October is Quiz Night in Bar Square. This weeks Halloween Special is in association with the IMC cinema in Ballina. Join DJ Baldy Mick for his regular Tuesday Night Speedquiz. Quiz starts at 9pm, (Team registration from 8.30pm). Prizes To Be Won..

🎃 Craoibhín Ballina are having an afternoon tea dance on Thursday, 26th from 1pm – 3pm in the Kennedy Glasgow Centre, Ballina. Cost €7 per person.

🎃The Acres Killala are having an adults Fancy Dress Party on Sunday 29th October. Enjoy live music from Pete & Jason with prizes for best dressed on the night.

🎃 Craoibhín Ballina are having an Afternoon Tea Dance on Thursday, 26th from 1pm – 3pm in the Kennedy Glasgow Centre, Ballina. Cost €7 per person.

🎃 Hogans Ballina have a great Fancy Dress Party organised in Sunday 29th with a €100 voucher for the best costume up for grabs. They have some spooky special guests on the night from Teach an Uisce!

🎃 The Cot & Cobble Ballina will host a Christmas Halloween Party on Saturday, 28th October, with all the classics from the 80’s & 90’s being played on the night. There will be prizes for best Christmas jumper also! Featuring guest DJ’s, admission is €10 and it is all in aid Ballina Town FC.

And we could not leave out…..a serious weekend of football. In the Mayo exclusive Junior Football Championship final north Mayo team – Lahardane take on Shrule Glencorrib at 2.30pm, on Sunday 29th in McHale Park Castlebar. On Saturday in Parke our north Mayo team – Ballycastle face Achill in the Junior B Football Championship. Whilst the biggest clash of them all takes place at 4.00pm on Sunday in McHale Park when the Mayo GAA Senior Club Football Championship clash between Ballina Stephenites GAA Club and Breaffy G.A.A takes place. Whilst this match is taking place in Castlebar, Ballina will be a sea of green and red on Sunday, so get out and soak up the atmosphere. Best of luck to our North Mayo teams! 💚❤️

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