Wholesome To Horror: 7 Halloween Activities To Enjoy This Month

Looking for some fun with your friends?

Halloween is fast approaching. Horror movies and costume parties aren’t for everyone so if you’re looking for something fun to do at the weekend, we’ve got a list! Whether you’re looking for wholesome Insta opportunities or total scream-fests, there is something for everyone.

Clonfert has it all! It’s the perfect place to visit any time of year but they really go all out when it comes to Halloween. They have their pumpkin patch, a haunted house, spooky walkways, and more! If you’re in or around Kildare, this is perfect!



BallyCross Apple farm, Wexford

Ballycross is the perfect place to get that Fall feeling this season. Situated in Bridgetown, Wexford Everything looks so wholesome and picturesque. Imagine the Instagram envy with snaps of this farm on your grid? Take a quick boomerang with your newly picked pumpkin and show off your perfect cozy autumn outfit!


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Stepping it up a notch, it’s time to get spooky! You’ll never know what’s around the corner at any given moment! Run around your friends, dodging the latest scary antics! This one is NOT for the faint hearted. It’s for over 16s or over 13s with an adult!


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Pumpkin World
Get your wellies and woolies at the ready for this wholesome pumpkin patch! With Pumpkin patches becoming hugely popular this year, events in Galway, Dublin and Kerry are all sold out, so be sure to grab tickets for this one while you still can. Situated in The Naul. Grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte from your local cafe before you head out and you’ll get that fall feeling in no time!

Limerick Scare Factory
LSF has made its name across the country as one of the scariest haunted houses, no expense spared and the level of commitment from the actors is unmatched. Once again, this one is NOT for the faint hearted.

Halloween Spookfest at Slane

Rock farm hay barn at Slane Castle loves a good Halloween event! They always go all out and this year is no exception. Come along for fancy dress, a costume party, and keeping your eyes out for all the crazy characters.


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Joe’s Farm Crisp, Cork

Head over to Joe’s for a ridiculously wholesome time. Pick pumpkins, walk around with a hot chocolate from the little stand (cash only) as you take in the beautiful scenery. Make sure to tag Joe’s on your Instagram when you show off your chosen pumpkin. Whether it’s small and cute or a big ole boy waiting to be carved up and have its guts pulled out!


By Sadhbh Pearse