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Halloween in Newry Spooktacular

Newry Variety Market, Newry, BT34 2BP, John Mitchel Place, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BP
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Get ready for a spellbinding Halloween experience as Newry City prepares to double the fun with two events in one spooktacular evening on Friday 27 October 2023.

The evening, organised by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, promises to be a spine-tingling affair and will see the city's streets come to life (or death) with a Halloween Twilight event at Newry Variety Market and a family-friendly street carnival on Marcus Square.

Twilight Market in Newry this Halloween

Newry Variety Market will be packed with fabulous, themed decorations, a line-up of incredible musical acts, a feast of talented artists and craftspeople, delectable food and an atmosphere created by unforgettable fancy dress.

Both the event locations will be decorated, with the market transformed into a Halloween wonderland with enchanting decorations that will transport visitors to a world of ghosts, goblins and ghouls. Intricate and captivating themed décor will ensure plenty of Instagram-worthy photos. This is just one of a selection of events happening in all corners of the district organised by both the Council and local community organisations."

The Halloween Twilight Market will be at the core of this spooky evening, starting at 5pm and finishing at 10pm. It will feature a range of family activities and attractions for all ages including a musical line-up that promises to keep Halloween spirits high with a mix of spooky tunes and popular hits that will have everyone dancing along.

The market is a haven for art enthusiasts and craft lovers offering a range of wares from talented artists and craftspeople. From eerie paintings to handmade Halloween-themed items, the Halloween market will offer a diverse range of craft to explore. Foodies will delight in the mouthwatering options available from the variety of food vendors on-site serving delicious treats and seasonal delights to satisfy every palate.

Everyone is being encouraged to turn up in fancy dress, so kids and adults can flaunt their most creative, spooky, or hilarious costumes for a chance to win some fantastic spot prizes!

Newry Halloween Street Festival

For families looking for a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween, the Newry Halloween Street Festival in Marcus Square and Hill Street, from 5pm to 8:30pm, is the perfect choice. It will feature a family-friendly carnival with traditional fairground rides, Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) Arts and crafts workshops and Stilt Walkersensuring that even the littlest ghosts and goblins can enjoy the fun.

Creepy Cabaret by Fire Poise

A series of mesmerising, live fire shows and a Creepy Cabaret by Fire Poise, will bring the night alive. Timeslots for the shows are 5:30pm and 7pm and last half an hour. These performances promise to enchant and thrill with their fiery artistry. A spectacle that shouldn't be missed!

Outdoor Halloween Disco in Newry

To top off the evening, kids of all ages can groove to the beats at the outdoor disco, where the live DJ will spin his tunes and have everyone dancing under the moonlit sky. There will also be a second chance to show off your costume with more spot prizes to be won on the street.

More Halloween Events in Newry

Family Halloween Arts and Crafts at Newry and Mourne Museum

Family Storytelling at Newry and Mourne Museum

Newry Food Tour

Adult Ghost Walk

Children's Ghost Walk.  

The Newry Halloween celebrations offer something for everyone and guarantee a memorable evening filled with fun and excitement.

For  even more Halloween and Autumn events, click here to read our Blog Calling all Halloween Enthusiasts in 2023.

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