Activities for Kildare kids this Halloween

Leinster Leader’s guide to Halloween adventures

Roan Ó Meachair


Roan Ó Meachair


Activities for Kildare kids this Halloween

Watching the Halloween Movie during the Kildare Town Halloween Festival 2018, Sunday evening, October 28. Photo Tony Keane.

The kids are off on their mid term break, and it’s Halloween, and they’re driving your crackers. 

The Leinster Leader’s guide to Halloween adventures might be a good place to look.

This year Redhills Adventure has something for the younger one in their Halloween Children's event on October 30. Activities for over sixs include the Zombie Splat Shooting, Zombie Safe Archery and Zombie Tag. Kids can listen to pooky Ghost stories, get their face painted and even learn the Thriller Dance. 

At Kildare Farm Foods, the Scarecrow Woodland Trail  runs until October 31 where kids can go on a magical walk through the scarecrow woodland, brave the spooky train ride and recieve some sweet treats as a gift all from 9am to 5pm.

Lullymore is clebrating its Annual 'Halloween Happenings' for seven spooky days from October 27 to November 2. Kids can participate in a wide range of fun and freaky activities like the Haunted Holograms, Terror Train Trip, Terror Treasure Hunts and Freaky Fun in the Devilish Den of Play.

Russborough House is running the Halloween Poisonous Pantry every day until October 31 for some spooky stories. Kids can also decorate some themed cookies in the Tea Rooms.

At Whitewater Shopping Centre tomorrow October 30 kids can take part in a game of spooky mini-golf from 2pm to 5pm and then come back the next day (Wednesday, October 31) for magic shows and spooky storytelling then end the day with a spooky face painting.

The Halloween Parade in Athy starts at 6:30pm and will including favourite spooks like Dracula and Frankenstein. It starts on Nelson Street on Wednesday October 31.

From now until November 4 between 12 noon and 5pm, Kildare Maze will host  a Halloween hunt in which kids can hunt for ghouls and goblins. They can also take part in pumpkin carving and there are prizes daily for the best dressed.