What are your plans for Halloween in Dublin this year? Any good ones? If not Isaacs Hostel is hereto help you out with some ideas for this spookiest month in Dublin for Halloween on 31st October and the amazing Bram Stoker Festival from 24- 27th October.
Whatever you get up on Halloween and make sure you take advantage of our FREE Face painting by our one and only amazingly talented artist Anna! And don’t forget to pack a cape or a broom!
We are face painting on Saturday 25th October from 11.30am-1.30 pm for those who want to participate in the Goths v Zombies dance off as a part of the Bram Stoker festival at 2pm on Grafton Street .On Halloween night there is also Free Face[painting on 31st October from 5pm – 9pm in Isaacs Hostel ( this is free but you need to have be in Fancy dress !)
You can see some of last year’s face paint creations by Anna at Isaacs hostel here.It is first come first served so put your name on the face painting list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the main events happening around Dublin in this the most Bloodcurdling week of the year include :
In Dublinia : There will be many gruesome tales to tell in Dublinia from the 25th to the 31st of October, with Halloween Scary Story Sessions with Jonny the Gravedigger!
You should not miss that or maybe you should!
The Wax Museum will be brought to life with real live characters telling ghost stories in the time vaults of Irish Myths & Legends, so be prepared to be spooked ever so slightly.
Bram Stoker Festival celebrates all things “Dracula” and the author of the legendary gothic Novel who was born in Dublin.This takes place from 24- 27th October and the highlights include Goth karaoke at Meeting House Square, A Goths v Zombies dance off parade at 2pm on Saturday 25th October on Grafton Street , the Vampwire ( 2000 lucky vampires will take to the skies on a zip wire over the weekend ) and scariest of all n Monday 27th October Macanna the summoning, Check out all events at Bram Stoker Festival here www.Bramstokerfestival.com
Otherworld Festival Ballymun is another event worth looking into… “Otherworld Festival, one of Dublin’s biggest Halloween events takes place in Ballymun. This year the festival will transform the Plaza in front of the Civic Centre and axis on Main Street into “Halloween “a freaky, crazy town where anything can happen on Halloween night.” For all of those who are interested in this event it will take place on the 31st of October starting at 6 pm!!!
PS Post your best scary selfies with hashtag #Isaacsbiteme during the Halloween week to win a free return weekend for two