Check out the Limerick Voice roundup of spook-tastic events.
The eerie chill of autumn is in the air, and as the days grow shorter, anticipation is mounting for the most ghoulishly anticipated event of the year: Limerick’s Annual Halloween Extravaganza. With a blend of spine-tingling thrills and family-friendly fun, this year’s Halloween extravaganza is set to enchant and terrify in equal measure. The streets will transform into a cauldron of creativity, as residents and visitors alike don their most creative costumes, casting a spell of merriment and mischief throughout the city.
Don’t miss Pumpkin Patch at Curraghchase Garden Centre from Oct 14th – Oct 31st. Kicking off the spooktacular season is the return of Limerick’s favorite Pumpkin Patch. Delight in sprinkling pumpkin fairy dust as you pick your perfect pumpkin for carving. Need inspiration? Expert carvers are on hand to help. A fun family tradition that’s sure to put a smile on your face.
Halloween Pumpkins. Photo Credit: James Kemp via Unsplash
The Spectacular Scares:
Where can you get the most genuine festival experience? Head over to Samhain Parade through Lumen Street on Oct 28th. The Bishop’s Lady and her eerie entourage will haunt the medieval streets, accompanied by lanterns created by local communities. Don your Halloween costume and join the procession to witness the magic of Samhain.
Samhain Parade on Lumen Street. Photo Credit: Limerick.ie
If you’re seeking spine-tingling chills, The Scare Factory awaits at The Old Cleeve’s Factory from Oct 19th – Oct 31st. Unleash your worst nightmares in one of Limerick’s oldest and most iconic locations. This terror experience promises raw, gritty scares, a perfect Halloween thrill for the brave-hearted.
The Scare Factory. Photo Credit: Facebook/The Scare Factory Limerick
For a thought-provoking experience, join the Death Café with Jennifer Moran Stritch aon Oct 27th. Strangers gather to enjoy cake, tea, and engage in candid conversations about death. Led by Jennifer Moran Stritch, a social sciences expert, the objective is to increase awareness of mortality and encourage people to live life to the fullest. No agenda, just an open discussion group that challenges conventional thinking about death.
Halloween 2023. Photo credit: Kenny Eliason via Unsplash
Mark your calendars and prepare for a night of frightening fun and fiendish delights that only Halloween in Limerick can deliver. With each passing day, the excitement grows, and as the moon rises on, Limerick will become the epicenter of Halloween enchantment.
For more information and ticket details, visit: www.limerick.ie/halloween