Celebrate HALLOWEEN 2016 in style in Cork

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The modern Halloween holiday is loosely based on the old Celtic holiday, Samhain, when the veil between the “real” world and the spirit world was considered to be very thin. There is little wonder why Halloween costumes have a creepy and spooky, or even down-right frightening appearance.

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Events you shouldn’t miss:

THE NIGHTMARE REALM

You love to be scared? If so, the Nightmare Realm should be on the top of your “Halloween Activity List” this year.

Be aware, it’s not for the faint-hearted!!

When: 30 Sept – 5 Nov

Price: €13-15 (students) | €16-18 (adults)

Where: Albert Quay map

more information and tickets: http://www.thenightmarerealm.ie/cork

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FANCY DRESS PARTY 

Celebrate Halloween in one of the scariest pl
aces of Cork  – The Cork City Gaol. There will be free wine, beer, soft drinks and food until Midnight. There is more to be than that: you can finish the night with free entry into The Bodega.

PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUME!

When: Sunday, October 30th at 7.30pm – 12.00am

Price:  €40

Where: Cork City Gaol

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more information and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/halloween-fancy-dress-in-cork-city-gaol-tickets-28285902897?aff=es2

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CORK ZOMBIE WALK 

 

When: Saturday 22nd October

Price: FREE

Where: Cork Opera House (venue)

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ZOMBIE FUN RUN

 

With the “Zombie Fun Run” you can challenge yourself with this thrilling course and try to outrun the bloodthirsty zombies chasing you. Survive the course by reaching the Safe Zone at the end with as many of your tags as possible. 

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When: Saturday 29th October (there will be start times every 15 mins from 10am -1pm)

Price: €20 per Person | €18 per person for teams of 10 or more

Where: Ballincollig Regional Park

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DRAGON OF SHANDON PARADE

 

Each year thousands take to the streets of Shandon on Cork ’s Northside to walk with the Dragon as it travels between worlds in a celebration of the living and the dead accompanied by an assortment of creatures from the underworld. 

When: Monday 31st October (7pm)

Price: FREE

Where: Starts from Butter Exchange Building Shandon – John Redmond St – Popes Quay – Shandon Street – Church St-Finishing at the Butter Exchange

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