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25/09/2021

5 places to go around Kildare for Halloween

Are you looking for something to do with the kids around Kildare this weekend? Or are you looking for something to do for yourself but you can't find anything suitable that would be a bit of craic? Don't fret, we've found five places that are running fantastic events this weekend that caters for all ages. Halloween at Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park, RathanganLullymore The Lullymore Heritage centre in Rathangan runs its usual 'Halloween Happenings' this weekend and it is sure to provide a fine day out for families and it is a great way to keep the kids entertained. From treasure hunts to 'terror trains' and even holograms, there is plenty of activities to enjoy, while the interactive and friendly staff help to make it a really pleasant day for kids. There are also prizes for best dressed each day. General admission for a family is €28(Two kids and two adults) and is open from 10am to 6pm. Halloween at the Whitewater Shopping Centre, NewbridgeWhitewater A day out that could suit all of the family as parents can enjoy the shops that Whitewater has to offer, while there is plenty on for the kids over the weekend to keep them entertained. From 1-4pm on Saturday there will be free face-painting and there will also be an illusionist show on too. On Sunday there will be a 'magic cyclists' show on from 2-5pm, while there will also be free face-painting once again. Halloween at The Kildare Maze, Prosperousthe-kildare-maze The Kildare Maze in Prosperous is always a good attraction for a day out, and their Halloween event is sure to bring people from all over the county to the area. A 'Halloween Hunt', pumpkin carving and spot prizes for best costumes are some of the attractions that are on offer along with all of the usual activities such as the wooden maze, crazy golf, zip wire and the adventure trail. General admission prices are €6 per child, €8 per adult and €25 for a family of four. Halloween Family Fun at Naas Races, NaasNaas racecourse It may be a day after Halloween, but the kids won't mind when they see what's on offer at Naas racecourse on Sunday afternoon. The organisers are offering an attractive €20 family package which includes free entry for all the family and a €10 betting voucher and all of the activities inside are free for kids. Go karting, bouncy castles, face-painting, live kids music and a Halloween Spooky Magic Show are some of the activities available for the kids to enjoy, while the best dressed child on the day will win €150. Haunted Spooktacular Horror Farm, Meath https://youtu.be/WAaLbD4g1eM https://youtu.be/8hZSArgBcQw OK, it's not in Kildare but it is only about a 30 minute drive from some parts of the county and it is probably the best Halloween event in the country. This one is geared more towards adults, and is described an genuinely horrifying by most people that go there. Today is the last day the farm is running and it is open from 7pm-11pm tonight. Online booking for today is essential and tickets cost €23.  

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