Glengarriff Ghouls Festival – 30-31 October 2021

Have scarily good fun this Halloween when the Glengarriff Ghouls take over town!

There’s spooky fun to be had for all the family around the West Cork village of Glengarriff over the Halloween weekend.

Join us for bewitching storytelling, trick or treating, creepy competitions and more as we mark Ireland’s Halloween traditions across the village centre, and in our dark woods, as well as down by the deep Blue Pool …

Saturday October 30th

All day – Trick or treating in all businesses for kids

All day – Scary Fairy Trail

9.30am – Fancy dress parkrun in the Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve

11am – Candle making @ Quills

10am – Cookie making @ Quills

11am – Face painting for kids @ Quills

12pm-1pm – Balloon Modelling @ Quills

1pm – 3pm – Pumpkin carving @ Quills

5pm- Scary movie for kids @ Community Hall

8pm – Adult fancy dress Halloween table quiz in conjunction with Glengarriff GAA club in MacCarthy’s Bar

Join in the fancy dress fun on Saturday night with prizes for the best dressed in every pub!


Sunday 31st October

All day – Trick or treating in all businesses for kids

All day – Scary Fairy trail

11am to 1pm – Face painting @ Quills

12-1pm – Judging of Ghouls with a top prize for most ghastly ghoul of all!

1pm – 3pm – Mystery Trail (starting at Glengarriff National School)

4pm – Spooky story telling at the Blue Pool

4.30pm – Prizes for best fancy dress


Start planning your costumes, and follow the Visit Glengarriff Facebook page for regular updates!

All events are taking place in and around the village centre and will be clearly signposted.




Oct 30 - 31 2021


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