Halloween At Glasnevin 2018

This year visit the Halloween harvest display and enjoy the popular annual celebration at the Botanic Gardens Glasnevin. All you Witches and Ghouls make sure you dress to impress! Children, will you risk a ‘trick or treat’ at the Witch’s House?

Halloween Sunday 21th October

Join in the Halloween fun in the Botanic Gardens for a bumper series of events and activities to celebrate the coming of Halloween!

It’s dress-up day when all you witches and ghouls can dress to distress. View the Halloween Harvest Display and Decorated Pumpkin Exhibition and discover all about Magical Plants when you visit the witches in their garden.

Try your hand at some of the maths puzzles and games that will be run by Maths Week Ireland as part of their Celebration of Mind. There will be puzzles, maze and maths tricks, magicians, mathematicians and puzzlers.

From 12pm there will be Magical Plants presentations every 20 minutes in the Witches Garden (Erasmus Education Garden). Join the coven to find out more about using garlic to ward off vampires, plants for potions and spells, poisonous plants, and even some rarely seen invisible plants!

Find out how spooky plants can get this Halloween in the Botanic Gardens

Decorated pumpkin competition and exhibition 20th October

Let your kids, take part in the decorated pumpkin competition and your pumpkin can be part of the fantastic exhibition that will run until just after Halloween.

This event is a big hit with the visitors every Halloween.

Call at the Visitor Centre desk for entry forms and details on how to take part in this spooktacular event.

Please remember that they cannot accept carved, cut or pierced pumpkins. Entries will only be accepted on Saturday 20th October between 10am and 4pm.

Prize giving for the Decorated Pumpkin Competition will take place on Sunday 21 October at 3pm in the Teak House.

Family Fun Tip:- Please remember they will not accept pumpkins which are cut into or carved, as they will decay rapidly.



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