Spooktacular Mid-Term Break

Explore Wexford’s Halloween Delights 2023

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As the leaves change colour and a chill creeps into the air, October brings with it the magic of Halloween and the much-awaited mid-term break. County Wexford, with its rich history, charming villages, and enchanting landscapes, becomes a haven of spooky delights during this time. Whether you’re a family seeking fun activities or a thrill-seeker looking for eerie adventures, Wexford has something for everyone. Join us as we uncover the top things to do during Halloween mid-term break in County Wexford.

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Wells House and Gardens

Date: October 21st – 31st 2023

Indulge in the Halloween spirit at Wells House this spooky season as the Wells Witches make their return. Take part in spellbinding activities when visiting the witches’ home, embark on a delightful train ride and visit the new pumpkin patch.

Explore the magical woodland walks and let your little ones immerse themselves in the Halloween spirit.

Click here to book tickets.

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Secret Valley Wildlife Park

Embrace the spirit of Halloween with the much anticipated ‘Scarecrow Valley Package Deal’ at Secret Valley Wildlife Park – a series of thrilling events tailored to delight all age groups.

The ‘Scarecrow Valley package Deal’ includes:

  • Access to the wildlife park and animals
  • Bottle feed baby goats
  • Animal handling
  • Pumpkin picking
  • Giant corn maze & much more!

For older kids* and adults, Secret Valley have a spine-chilling event, ‘The Corn maze Massacre’, where you get the chance to explore their giant corn maze after hours and possibly encounter some terrifying creatures that are lurking in the shadows…

*Minimum age of 12 years old & 12–15-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult.

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Hook Head Lighthouse Spooky Tours

Explore the mystique of Hook Head Lighthouse this Halloween season. Join a lantern-led tour to unravel chilling tales of ghosts and mysteries that surround this historic beacon. Traverse ancient corridors, climb the spiral staircase, and hear stories of unexplained supernatural sightings, and the echoes of the past. Connect with history and have a Halloween adventure you’ll never forget.

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Blackwater Open Farm – Halloween Disco & Party

Get ready for an epic Halloween bash at Blackwater Open Farm on October 31st, from 1pm-3pm! DJ Gerard will be spinning tunes for the fancy dress disco, there’ll be awesome face painting, super fun party games by Mrs. Oddsocks, and a whole lot more. It’s just €14 per child, and guess what? The adult accompanying them gets in for free! Don’t miss out on a chance to have a blast!

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Ballycross Apple Farm – Spooktacular Witches Village

Come down to Ballycross Apple Farm for some Halloween thrills! When you arrive, make sure to pick up a delicious Ballycross Apple. Then, embark on a short stroll to the enchanting Spooktacular Witches Village, where you’ll have the chance to meet the Ballycross Witch.

Afterward, choose your own pumpkin and hop on a tractor ride back to the farm for more Halloween-themed fun!

Nutty Scientists – Wexford Halloween Camp 2023

Prepare for an extraordinary scientific journey with a spooky twist this Halloween! The Nutty Scientists Spooky Science Halloween Camp is here for a week (October 31st to November 3rd, from 10AM to 1PM) of thrilling experiments and spine-tingling discoveries that will leave your young scientists absolutely astounded!

The camp is designed for children aged 5 to 12 years old, so don’t hesitate to bring your budding mad scientists along for a delightfully eerie and educational experience!

Location: St Josephs Community Centre, Bishopswater, Wexford, Y35 A66C

Embrace the Halloween magic and make the most of your mid-term break in County Wexford. Whether you’re seeking heart-pounding scares or wholesome family fun, Wexford’s Halloween delights are sure to leave you with unforgettable memories. Plan your visit today and experience the enchantment for yourself. Happy Haunting!

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