Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival – Derry is gearing itself up for a Hallowe’en Hooley as never before seen in the city, with the launch of its biggest ever festival programme featuring some terror-ific catwalk capers, mythical mayhem and a whole host of ghostly goings on. The five day festival, running from October 27-31, will cast a spooky spotlight on the city and all it has to offer in terms of culture, art, imagination and of course fun
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City prepares for spook-tacular celebration
Europe’s greatest Hallowe’en celebration will be bigger and better than ever with a fantastic fun packed programme of family events leading up to the spectacular carnival parade and fireworks display on October 31st.
Explore haunted houses, sail with pirates on the Foyle, listen to chilling ghost stories and enjoy puppet theatre and family film shows. Bob for apples and carve pumpkins, become a whizzer witch, enjoy face painting, sports, outdoor markets, ghostbuster tours, farm fun, fancy dress and much much more.
Bring a bit of colour to the festival with your personal creative costume or simply enjoy the many wonderful floats at the world famous carnival parade on October 31st followed by a spectacular fireworks display over the River Foyle.
For local and visitor alike, the festival is a unique opportunity to see this most historic and atmospheric city at its most captivating, while enjoying one of the most exhilarating experiences on the island of Ireland.
So, come and join the spookiest spectacle of all, and have the time of your life in Derry this