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Mark your calendar for Hallowe’en Spooktacular!

Dungannon Mayor, Cllr Phelim Gildernew, gets ready for the Hallowe'en Spooktacular from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 October. Also pictured are town traders and representatives from Newell Stores, which is sponsoring a fireworks finale at the Hill of the ONeill. INTT4312-058X

Dungannon Mayor, Cllr Phelim Gildernew, gets ready for the Hallowe'en Spooktacular from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 October. Also pictured are town traders and representatives from Newell Stores, which is sponsoring a fireworks finale at the Hill of the ONeill. INTT4312-058X

DO you dare go to Dungannon’s Hallowe’en Spooktacular event this Friday, October 26?

You’d be frightfully silly not to as this year a monstrous fireworks display will take place in Market Square along with spooky entertainment!

Mayor, Councillor Pheilm Gildernew, is looking forward to getting into the spirit of things. He says:

“I would encourage families to dress up and get into the Hallowe’en spirit by availing of treat bags that will provide great discount offers being provided by local shops, visit the Haunted Tour at Ranfurly House and/or taking part in an art or storytelling workshop, and don’t forget to enjoy the live family fun entertainment by watching the spectacular fireworks display in Market Square.

“I look forward to seeing you at this great evening of fun filled family entertainment, another highlight in the Council’s annual calendar of events.”

Family Entertainment

From 6pm on Friday 26 October join Malachi Cush and enjoy ghastly games, mystifying music, freaky face painting, brilliant balloon modelling, lucky dip, mini-dance classes (every 10 minutes), and much more in the town centre.

The monstrous fireworks finale, sponsored by Newell Stores, will light up the sky above Castle Hill, from 7.30pm.

Children’s Spooky Storytime and Art Workshops

Children can enjoy ‘spooky’ storytelling sessions and art workshops being held from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 October in Dungannon Library and Dungannon’s new Arts and Visitor Centre at Ranfurly House. Booking for these workshops is essential so phone today on 028 8772 8600 to avoid disappointment.

Haunted Tours

Don’t forget about the all new series of Haunted Tours ‘The Mystery of Men on the Hill’.

Step back in time to Dungannon of yesteryear, when Dungannon was home to public executions, bloody beatings and 19th century night crime.

From the courthouse to the gaolhouse and to the gallows via the Terror Tunnel, follow this spine tingling story and relive some of the mysteries of the men on the hill in an interactive experience of horror and fright. Be warned - this is not for the faint hearted!

The tours run from Saturday 27 October to Wednesday 31 October from 7pm to 9.15pm (45mins each tour). BOOKING ESSENTIAL as limited spaces available, book online at www.halloweentours.com – or call 8772 8600 if you dare.

After your tour remember to collect your TREAT bag of discount offers kindly supported by Dungannon Traders.

A special Treat Bag awaits you!

To celebrate Dungannon’s annual Halloween Spooktacular, remember to collect your TREAT BAG after taking part in the tours and workshops, kindly provided by Dungannon Traders.

Dungannon is renowned for its independent shopping at its best and Flavour of Tyrone Restaurants and Cafes.

The town has designers based here that aren’t available anywhere else, keeping the town in the retail limelight, with lots of choice to savour your taste buds.

The Hallowe’en Spooktacular event is organised by Dungannon Regeneration Partnership and Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council supported by Dungannon Traders Association, Newell Stores and Dungannon Enterprise Centre.

Oaks Centre Celebrations

The Oaks Centre celebrate Hallowe’en on Wednesday 31 October from 12pm to 3pm with a Hallowe’en Craft workshop, face painting, balloon modelling, games for the kids, fancy dress disco and lots of prizes!

For further information contact the Spooktacular Hotline on 8772 8602 or click on www.DungannonLife.com

Coalisland Celebrations

Coalisland also look forward to hosting a family fun day at Gortgonis Complex on Wednesday 31 October from 2pm, with a finale Fireworks Display commencing at 9.15pm.

Activities include climbing wall, mini Olympic Games, face painting and much more.

Something for all the family.

Traditional Hallowe’en Activities will also be taking place in Orgas Youth Club from 5pm, with fancy dress disco starting at 7pm.

 
 
 

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