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Galway Aboo Halloween Festival

  • Galway Aboo Halloween Festival


    Galway Abooo Halloween Festival (25th, 26th & 31st October 2014)

    The Galway Aboo Halloween Festival takes place in the medieval streets of Galway’s Latin Quarter on Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th and Friday 31st of October 2013. It is the country’s largest Halloween Festival and plays host to a number of activities and free events so promises to be a superb weekend for all ages.
    A Hallowe'en parade by Macnas, will take place on Sunday 26th October at approximately 4.45pm.  As you would expect with the internationally renowned street theatre group, Macnas will be putting on a street-hopping, traffic-stopping party with a host of new giants, performances, bespoke costumes and live original music all drenched in their award-winning design. 
    Sunday 26th October / Bank Holiday Weekend
    Kiddies “Trick or Treat” Treasure Hunt
    Sun 26th Oct / 2–3:00pm / Latin Quarter Retail shops. Follow the clues to Seek & find the freakish treasure & unearth the body parts hidden throughout Latin Quarter treasure troves! Prizes and treats to be found along the way!!
    One Helluva ‘Fancy Dress Kiddies Disco’
    Sun 26th Oct / 3–5:00pm / new venue @ The House Hotel
    Macnas Parade “Symphony for the restless”
    Sun 26th Oct / commencing @ 4:45pm at Fisheries field
    Friday 31st October
    Fancy Dress Party Trail
    Fri 31st October / 8:00pm / Venues in the Latin Quarter. 
    Fancy dress Party Trail from 8:00pm. The venues in the Latin Quarter will host a series of Fancy Dress parties with prizes galore for the most ghoulishly dressed.
    Saturday 1st November
    Mini Monster Dash
    Sat 1st November / 6:00pm / Streets of Galway
    500 meters fun run around the streets for up to 12 year olds. Fancy dress encouraged, prizes for scariest and usual categories!
    Monster Dash in aid of ‘On the Road again’
    Sat 1st November / 6:30pm / Streets of Galway. 5k = 2 laps around the streets of Galway, fancy dress encouraged.
    Register on www.runireland.com or www.otra.ie.
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