The October bank holiday weekend is this year’s mid-term break for schools running from 28th October – 1st November 2019. Here’s some ideas to keep the kids entertained whether you want to get the kids in the Halloween mood or get a few days away with the family.
Redhills Spooky Hollow – Kildare
Opening Times: 27th – 28th October 2019, 11am – 4pm
Age suitability: 2 -12 year olds
Price: Child €13, Adult €7
This is an indoor and outdoor Halloween themed event with pumpkin carving, ghost stories, field of spooks scavenger hunt, zombie tag and a spooky disco. A fun and spooky event for kids that will yake approx. 1hr30mins to complete.
A Frightfully Fang-Tastic Lab – Powerscourt, Wicklow
Opening times: 11am – 2pm on 26th – 31st October 2019
Age suitability: 6 -12 year olds
Price: €20 per child
A science based activity with a spooky twist. The kids will become mad scientists for the day and conduct experiments in the Cool Planet Experience. The lab will give them 1hr 30 mins access to make glowing slime, explosions and bubbling potions.
Creepy Town – The Helix, Dublin
Shows at: 12am, 2pm, 4:30pm, 6pm on 26th – 27th October 2019
Age suitability: Young families
Price: €12 per ticket
A panto-esque Halloween themed interactive show complete with crazy characters and creepy visual effects for the whole family to enjoy.
Autumn holidays and breaks at Center Parcs – Longford
Advertising prices from €899* for family October mid-term break. Make use of the 200 indoor and outdoor activities including the 29.5C Subtropical Swimming Paradise, perfect for everyone. Make your autumn extra special by spending Halloween at Center Parcs for some ghoulishly good fun.
*Selected breaks, accommodation and villages only. Conditions apply.
Budget Travel – Last minute breaks for mid-term
If you are looking for something a bit further afield this mid-term travel agents are always a good place to get last minute deals. Budget Travel have a range of deals including €899 for two adults and two children with flights and accommodation to Tenerife, Lanzarote and Algarve to name a few destinations.