As summer comes to a close and the leaves start to turn golden and orange, there will be sad faces all around as the routine of school and work is back in full swing. Those sad faces will soon change into scary faces as Halloween is just around the corner!
The Halloween break is a great time for families to take a trip to celebrate this spooktacular holiday and County Kerry has the key to #UnlockTheMagic this Halloween. With a variety of spooktacular hotel packages on offer and plenty of seasonal activities, there is lots to see and do to really get into the spooky spirit this Halloween in Kerry!
Killarney Pumpkin Farm
Situated on the outskirts of Killarney Town in Co. Kerry you will find Killarney Pumpkin Farm, nestled in the quiet hills of Headford. Visit Killarney Pumpkin Farm and pick your own pumpkin from their pumpkin patch. If pumpkin picking isn’t your thing, there are a lot of other activities to choose from to get you immersed in the spirit of Samhain. You can make your way through the corn maze, hear ghost stories at the haunted ghost bus, or if that’s too scary for you, meet the farm’s alpacas, just name to name a few.
There are also plenty of spots for refreshments on the farm. The Patch pop-up serves Halloween-themed food and beverages while you’re pumpkin picking. The Farm Café is great for some baked goods while The Farm Food Bus provides fall meals.
Admission is €16.20 per person with family bundles available. Tickets are available on their website.
Sandy Feet Farm
If you aren’t interested in scary Halloween events then Sandy Feet Farm’s Halloween Hoedown might be the perfect event for you! This is a fright-free family-friendly event which is suitable for all ages! All children must be accompanied by an adult, and all adults must be accompanied by a child to attend. Their friendly Halloween characters will entertain you with an interactive story, singing, dancing and more! There will be a limited number of animals on the farm, the playground and sensory garden will also be open. Their Café will be open with Halloween-themed sweet treats and drinks. Check out their website here.
Tralee Bay Wetlands
Visit Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park for an awesome Autumn activity this Halloween Mid Term Break on their “Wetlands Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt”. Ever wondered what creatures lurk around Tralee Bay Wetlands at Halloween? A Scavenger Hunt with activities and searching for clues will lead families to the Pumpkin Patch, where you choose your own pumpkin to take home to carve or decorate for Halloween. Take a look at their website here.
Kenmare Halloween Howl
Come to Kenmare and join their 8 days of Halloween celebrations.
There will be fire in the streets, storytelling, scary movies, a haunted forest, arts and crafts, Halloween parade, games and lots more. Some not so scary events for the young and young at heart too. Take a look at their programs on their Instagram page.
Tralee Halloween Street Party
Fang-tastic Fireworks and Fun for all the Family in our capital town The National Circus Festival of Ireland with support from Kerry County Council, Tralee Chamber Alliance and Tralee Vintners will light up the night skies over Denny Street, Tralee for the second annual Halloween Street Party between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Friday November 3rd.
Kenmare Bay are offering a Halloween special of 2 Nights B&B with 1 Dinner for 2 adults and up to 2 children sharing under 12 From only € 179pps, where 2 kids under 12 stay and dine for free, breakfast each morning, and dinner one evening.
Overnight stay in a classic family room with breakfast. Four-course evening meal, for Mum & Dad, while our junior guests have great fun and meet new friends in our supervised Kids Devilish Club! Children’s Tea will be served in the Kids Devilish Club at 5.30pm.
Enjoy a luxurious 2 night Halloween break at Cahernane House Hotel. Full Irish breakfast each morning and dinner on one evening of your choice. Gather round the fire for some wonderful tales of myth and mystery. Autumn is such a gorgeous time in Killarney, to discover and explore all this vibrant town and parklands has to offer.
Enjoy a spook-tacular Halloween at Ballygarry Estate, with a choice of amazing fun filled packages we’ve got something for the whole family to enjoy! Explore our Estate Trails & Manicured Garden or discover the hidden treasures on our Enchanted Garden Fairy Trail with the kids off school for a week, this is the perfect chance to book a trip to Kerry.
A two night family break is the ideal way to explore Dingle.
Family facilities include our Fungi Kids Club, family utility room, interconnecting rooms, babysitters, kids tea times and our onsite leisure club with kids pool!
The Gleneagle Hotel has a wide variety of Halloween offers starting at just €180! These offers include packages like Beautifully appointed Family Suite for 2 Adults & 2 children with Full Irish Breakfast.
Want something extra from your trip to Kerry? Check out our Kerry On Us packages for a break with a little something on us!
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Note: All prices listed are subject to availability and are taken directly from the hotel’s website as of today 12/10/2023 and all offers are subject to the property’s terms & conditions. We advise booking as early as possible to guarantee your place. Please remember to book directly via the hotel’s website for the best rates.