Halloween Festivals in Galway

Halloween is a huge time for festivities and celebrations in Galway City. There are plenty of festivals to choose from such as the Galway Aboo Festival, Macnas Parade, and the Zombie Chase while Eyre Square Hotel also offers great Halloween Hotel Offers. Book direct for best offers.

Plan your Halloween activities in Galway and then sort your accommodation for Halloween in Galway by booking your stay at Eyre Square Hotel direct on our official website. Our hotel is located in Eyre Square which is the heart of Galway City while our hotel is also within moments of Galway Bus & Train station. When you stay at Eyre Square Hotel, you are treated to luxury accommodation in Galway City Centre thanks to our spacious rooms and comfortable beds. Our hotel also offers brilliant dining options at our very own Merchant Bar.


Upcoming Halloween Events in Galway

Galway Aboo Halloween Festival (26th-28th October)

The Galway Aboo Halloween Festival is the country's largest Halloween festival and hosts a massive range of activities for all of the family to enjoy. This event is a superb festival that is suitable for all ages.


Macnas Halloween Parade (27th of October)

The Macnas Halloween Parade celebrates it's 32nd anniversary this year and will host a parade around 5:30 pm on the 28th of October. This year's parade is called 'Port na Bpucai' which means 'The Song of the Spirits'. The performers in the parade will be wearing bespoke costumes while putting on a magnificent show with amazing giants and characters as well as original music. Spectators are also encouraged to dress up.



 Fearfest (26th of October)

Fearfest is Galway's only scream park and is located at Loughwell Farm Park in Moycullen, Co. Galway. 

The Salthill Zombie Chase

The Salthill Zombie Chase is taking place on the 26th of October at the Galway Business School in Salthill where a crowd of terrifying zombies will be released and they will attempt to capture humans so to prevent them from reaching the safety zone. This event is in aid of The National Support and Awareness Charity ACT for Meningitis.



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