Five Things To Do This Halloween Weekend

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Well lo and behold, it’s the weekend again. It’s set to be a great one too with Halloween upon us, so there’s bound to be loads to get up to. Here’s a few suggestions…


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Francie Conway, John Drummey and Kieran Ruttledge promoting the upcoming Christie Hennessy Celebration.

1. Watch some great live music

The annual Celebration of Christie Hennessy takes place this weekend and it’s gonna be great.

The Troubadour Club presented by Francie Conway will return to kick-start the weekend tonight featuring performances by ten artists.

It starts at 8.30pm, admission is €10, but everyone who arrives before 9pm will receive a complimentary drink. That’s fair enough!

Aslan’s Christy Dignam and Joe Jewell will be the special guests at the Live Final of the 2015 IMRO Christie Hennessy Song Competition on Saturday, October 31 from 8.30pm. Free Entrance.

Click here for more information.

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Halloween Park Run2. Dress up for a fun run

The people who organise the regular Tralee Park Runs on Saturdays have capitalised on the fact that it coincides with Halloween for a special event.

A 5km fancy dress run will be held at 9.30am with participants encouraged to come as ghosts, vampires, witches, mummies or whatever else takes your fancy.

As usual, those wishing to take part in the timed 5km run for the first time will have to register on the Park Run site HERE.

3. Halloween fun in Friary Lane

Screen Shot 2015-10-29 at 22.25.23The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul are having a Halloween Story Telling and Face Painting event on Saturday morning from 10:30am until 11:30am in their thrift shop on Friary Lane.

Refreshments will be served on the day and everyone is welcome to join in the fun Contact SVP Tralee on 066-7122706 for more details.

4. Get out and enjoy the witching hours

Whether it’s bringing the kids trick or treating or dressing up for parties all over town, get out and enjoy yourself on Saturday. The weather’s meant to be great too.


5. Having a baby?

The Baby Market  returns to the Fels Point Hotel for another buying and selling bonanza from 12 noon to 2pm.

There’ll be 20 stalls with all things all things baby-related and some local vendors selling their goods and services.


Entrance fee is €3 per adult, €5 for two, kids free

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