IN PICTURES: Ten spooky things to do this Halloween
Up and down the country everyone is getting their costumes ready and looking forward to some trick or treating.
If you want to get into the spooky spirit of things, try some of these fantastic Halloween events.
Halloween Harvest Market, Comber Road Dundonald. October 26'Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has announced a brand-new market to its 2019 calendar of Food & Drink events, the Halloween Harvest Market due to take place in the heart of Dundonald on Saturday October 26. The Halloween Harvest Market will set up within the square outside Cordners Spar on Comber Road and will give visitors the chance to explore lots of the foodie delights.
Home of Halloween, Ulster Folk Museum. Cultra, October 25-31'A week of Samhain and Haleve Nicht activities await with the Home of Halloween event over the mid-term break as you take a spine-tingling journey into the past and, at the Halloween Family Fun Day, it's creepy crafts and traditional games galore with free entry for kids wearing their scariest costumes. For more information and pricing, visit nmni.com/whats-on. Pic by Press Eye/Darren Kidd
Halloween Monster Mash, Titanic Slipway Belfast, October 27'With hauntingly good live music, creepy street theatre, wicked workshops and much more, this eerily good event is perfect for the whole family. Witches, wizards, ghouls and vampires are all invited to come along dressed in their most imaginative costumes. Of course, there will be prizes for the most terrifying outfits so be as scary as you can. The firework display will take place at 6.45pm.
Mini Halloween Festival, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, October 26-30'The mini festival will begin with Halloween Howlers arts and crafts workshops for children aged 5-11 on October 26 and October 28 from 11am - 1pm. On October 29, Artist in Residence Corrina Askin, will lead a puppet making workshop inspired by her characters Mr Bones and the Hungry Ghost. Why not make a day of it by calling in to visit raconteur, entertainer and singer Paul Brady as he takes us on a whistle stop tour of Halloween around the world. Flowerfield opens its doors to all with a free Family Fun Day on October 30 filled with Halloween treats from art and craft workshops, live music and face painters from 12 noon to 2.30pm followed by the Flowerfield Fancy Dress Parade led by Chip 'Chipstick' Bailey from 2.30pm to 3pm.