The Best Halloween Breaks & Spooky Events in Laois

#YoureWelcomeToOurPlace this Halloween

Interested in spending some quality time in Laois this Halloween?

We have the perfect Halloween breaks and events, experience and happenings in and around Laois to make sure that you have a spooktacular time in our place this spooky season!

With a variety of spooktacular hotel packages on offer and endless seasonal activities, there is lots to see and do to really get into the spooky spirit this Halloween in Laois!

Stays to choose from across County Laois this Halloween:


Midlands Park Hotel

Book >>here<<

Halloween Family Fun – 2 Night Activity Break (from €409 total stay)   

This package includes:

  • Two night stay in their spacious family rooms
  • 4 Course meal for all the family on the evening of your choice in The Triog Restaurant or Charter Bar & Eatery or an allowance towards Kelly’s Steakhouse
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning
  • Hot chocolate treat for the kids
  • Family activity pass to one of 5 family attractions 
    • A Visit to Japanese Gardens & Irish National Stud
    • Family pass to Birr Castle
    • One hour Bowling at Roll n Bowl centre
    • Family pass for Lullymore Heritage Park
    • Midlands Kids Club for up to 2 children**

Check out the other packages Midlands Park Hotel have to offer >>here<<


Killeshin Hotel & Leisure Centre

Book >>here<< 

Halloween Family 2 Night Special (From €484 total stay)

This package includes:

  • Bed & Breakfast for 2 Adults and 2 Kids sharing a family room (3/4 Kids can be catered for please call the hotel for further information)
  • Treat for the kids
  • 4-course family dinner on one evening
  • A complimentary family activity voucher choose from a trip to the Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens (all visits have to be pre-booked on their website) OR Roll n’ Bowl play zone/Bowling OR Entry to Lullymore Heritage Park
  • For some retail therapy avail of a special one-day VIP invitation with a 10% discount at Kildare Village. 

Check out the packages The Killeshin Hotel have to offer >>here<<


The Maldron Hotel

Book >>here<< 

Family Halloween Special 2 nights Bed & Breakfast & 1 Dinner (From €209.50 per night)

This package includes:

  • 2 nights bed and breakfast
  • 2-course meal for the whole family on your first night
  • Access to leisure centre with 20m pool* booking is essential 
  • Treat bags for the kids in the room
  • 10% off Castleview Open Farm in Laois
  • 20% off Kildare National Stud & Gardens

Check out the packages The Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise have to offer >>here<<


Glamping Under The Stars

Book >>here<< 

While Glamping Under the Stars may not have a Halloween special offer they are a great option if you’re looking for a unique stay in Laois!


Check out some other welcoming accommodation options Laois have to offer >>here<<


Events & experiences to endeavor on across County Laois this Halloween:

Upcoming Events

For more of what’s happening in Laois this Autumn and Halloween season, check out our What’s On Guide at

From pumpkin patches, spooky woodland walks, kids crafting workshops, live music and more – there’s so much fun to be had in Laois this Halloween as #YoureWelcomeToOurPlace

Click here to learn more! 


Mollies Family Farm Pumpkin Patch

19th to 31st October 2021

At Mollies Family Farm you can pick your own pumpkin straight from the field, design and carve it to keep the ghosts away this Halloween.

The pumpkin patch is open on the 16th and 17th of October and from the 23rd to 31st of October from 10am to 4pm each day.

Entry is free but tickets are required and pumpkins are priced from €5 to €15 depending on size.

Click here to learn more about this event


Pumpkin Patch & Carving at Castle View Farm

Saturday 23rd to Friday 29th 11:00am – 6:00pm

Visit Castle View Farm and pick out your very own pumpkin from the farm’s pumpkin patch. Carve it to your own individual liking in one of the carving bays. We expect many wicked and scary masterpieces to be created.

Online booking essential. €8 per adult. €8 per child. Pumpkins cost €3. €10 non-refundable booking deposit required.

Click here to learn more about the event 


Oktoberfest at BloomHQ

16th October 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Gather your friends or family and go along to BloomHQ, Mountrath inaugural Oktoberfest on Saturday 16th of October. Located in the private venue of the BloomHQ Courtyard space Oktoberfest has 3 confirmed breweries including Brú, Galway Bay and Ballykilcavan in attendance.

This is a great opportunity to try some new beers and speak to the head brewers, all while meeting friends and family again over great beer and food. The Good Bean Coffee Roastery will also be onsite for the coffee lovers out there.

Click here to learn more about this event


Costumes & Pumpkins & Candy Oh My!

30th October  11:00 am – 5:00 pm €2.98 – €16.87

Visit in your costume and follow the spooky trail through Dunmore woods finding all kinds of “otherworldly beings.” Learn the stories of Halloween and Samhain with hot chocolate and a bag of goodies awaiting all the children that arrive and tea or coffee for the slightly taller children.

Click here to learn more about this event


Solas Eco Garden Shop

This year at Solas Eco Garden Shop there’s a wide variety of Halloween events lined up for the whole family!

All About Bats Expert Talk: 23rd October 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm €5

Halloween Craft Ideas for Kida Workshop: 27th October  11:00 am – 12:00 pm €10

Halloween Cookery Course for Kids: 29th October 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm €10

Halloween Ghost Stories with Nuala Hayes: 29th October  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm €7


If these events aren’t for you, we have a whole lot more happening in County Laois which can be found on the What’s On Guide on


Here’s hoping there’s plenty of tricks & treats when you get to Laois this Halloween 

#YoureWelcomeToOurPlace with this spooky season!