Derry is gearing itself up for another Hallowe’en to remember with a number of events to celebrate one of the busiest seasons in the city. This year’s festival has been called the Rise of the River Gods.
Returning to Ebrington Square is the terrifying haunted house, Chateau Le Fear (pictured). The haunted castle opens its doors on Friday, October 17 and remains open until Sunday, November 2. Admission: £8. The chateau will be open from 5pm - 10.30pm on weekdays and on weekends and school holidays from 1pm - 10.30pm. The chateau is only recommended for those over 12.
The Rio Bravo Fiesta will run in the Craft Village on Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31.
As the River Gods of the World make their way to the city, the Craft Village will be full of markets, decorations, workshops, music and fun for all.
On Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30, from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., you can see the walls of the city come alive with light, fire, sculpture, music and performance with the River Gods of the World descending upon the city for the famed Hallowe’en celebrations. Discover surprises along this supernatural Hallow’en Trail. Not to be missed and suitable for all the family.
The street carnival will take place at Strand Road and Queen’s Quay on Hallowe’en night at 7 p.m. Join the finest in circus and street performers from across the city, Ireland and Europe in an illuminated spectacle.
The fireworks finale will take place along the River Foyle and at the Mourne River at 7 p.m.