Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in the Republic of Ireland? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in the Republic of Ireland, sorted by county. Some are
farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm
stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple
roadside stands. Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from. To really make it
fun for your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a maize
maze, spook house, or hayride. There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of
course, the more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free.
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Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
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- The Farm Grenagh - pumpkins, farm animals,
Cork Ireland . Phone: 021 4629816. Open: October 26 to October
31, 2019. Help the Good Witch, Esmeralda, get ready her tricks &
treats ready for Halloween. Visit the Pumpkin Patch on the farm
and choose the Pumpkin that’s just right for you. The children
will help the Good Witch, Esmeralda, to practice her spells for
Halloween and make some sweet treats to take home.
There are lots of pumpkins to choose from hidden in the on the
farm. Choose the one that is just right for you and the witches
will carve it with you. Just some more of the Pumpkin
Patch activities for 2019 are:
Musical Pumpkin Pass
Broom Race for the Adults
Brew Scavenger Hunt
Storytelling & Colouring
click here for a map and directions.
- Ashtree Garden Centre Annual Pumpkin Festival - pumpkins
Ashtree Garden Centre, Drumstevlin, Donegal Town, Donegal,
Donegal, Ireland. Phone: 353 74 972 2303. Open: October 26 to October 29
in 2019, bookings required. *TIME TO BOOK YOUR PLACE* for our
Pumpkin Festival. Hourly slots available from 12 pm on Saturday
26th, Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October 2019. Pick and
carve your pumpkins. Enjoy some pumpkin themed games. Create
your own spooky art and craftwork. Treat yourself to a halloween
snack. No entry fee but booking is essential. Pumpkins are
priced by size.
Click here for a link to
the Facebook page.
- Scalp Wood Nurseries - pumpkins
Enniskerry Road, Kilternan,
Dublin, Ireland D18 P9P7. Phone: 353 1 295 4636. Open: October
weekends, see their website for current dates and hours. It is
an annual Pumpkin Festival! Children can pick their own pumpkin
for a small charge. Whatever the weather you are sure to enjoy
yourself. We have a polytunnel and large Marquee complete with
lots of activities to keep your little ones busy including
blackboards, little tables and chairs with crayons to colour
Spookley prints. Outside there is a Spookley maze. As Spookley
only provides a friendly Halloween experience we have something
a little scarier available for the only children in our Haunted
- Galway Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins
Galway, Ireland H91 V2P5. Email:
Open: 2019 dates, Friday 18th October 12-5 pm, Saturday 19th
October 10-5 pm, Sunday 20th October 10-5 pm and Saturday 26th
October 12-5 pm, Sunday 27th October 10-5 pm, Monday 28th October
10-5 pm. Tickets for Galway Pumpkin Patch 2019 are now on sale at
www.galwaypumpkinpatch.ie. Please tag and share ☺️ All family
tickets entitle you to one free pumpkin. Please book the correct
date and time slot as they are not changeable. Splitting family
tickets is not allowed - the ticket you hold must correspond to
the people in the car which you arrive. Looking forward to
welcoming you over the Halloween season.
- Keanes Garden Centre - Annual pumpkin festival
Galway, Ireland H91 NCF4. Phone: 353 91 796 660. Email: [email protected]..
Open: There's nothing on their website nor Facebook page as of
early October, but it is said to be held annually. Annual
pumpkin festival this bank holiday weekend in Keanes Garden
Centre. Including 'pick your own pumpkin' from our pumkin farm,
pumpkin carving, tricks and treats.
Click here for a link to
the Facebook page.
- The Friendly Farmer - pumpkins
Ireland HE5ED39. Phone: 353 91 442 695. Email:
[email protected]. Open: See their website. Pick
Your Own Pumpkins From: €4.00. Start the Halloween Season off by
visiting our farm and selecting from the thousands of pumpkins
on our pumpkin patch. A great experience for adults and children
alike. Say hello to our Famous Turkeys and all the other animals
on our Friendly Farm. Everyone picks & goes home with their
pumpkin, even Mammy and Daddy! Entry fees covers the cost
of one pumpkin per person. Pick any one you like! Everyone gets
to meet all the animals on the friendly farm (including our
famous Christmas Turkeys)
Nore Valley Park - pumpkins
Kilkenny, Ireland. Phone: 056 772 7747. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 1 March - 31 October.
Directions: N 52.56295 W 07.19497. Choose to come to Nore
Valley Park for Halloween and enjoy a family day of fun! This
Halloween season you can pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin
patch as part of normal farm entry; we are offering one free
pumpkin per family. Get creative and carve your pumpkin on the
farm, or you take it home with you! Just turn up to our
Reception during pumpkin picking season to enjoy all the fun of
the farm, with the added bonus of picking lovely locally grown
pumpkins! On specific evenings we have our popular annual
Halloween Torchlight Treasure Hunt, scare maze (TBC), and
bonfire with toasted marshmallows! These activities must be
booked online and are only available on Monday 28 October - Thursday 31 October 2018, starting from 7 pm each evening.
For pumpkin picking or Halloween enquiries please call 056 772
7747. Campers who are staying on our campsite over the
bank holiday weekend are invited to attend our exclusive Campers
Halloween Event on Saturday 26 October - there is no need to
book online if you are camping, and day visitors should not
attend on the Saturday. For all camping enquires please
call 056 772 7229.
The Folly, Guest House - pumpkins
Ireland R95 RYC8. Phone: 353 56 772 2607. Email:
Open: mid-October through Halloween, 7 days per week, from 11 am to 6 pm. Wellies advised. No bookings nessary. .
group/school bookings please message directly.
- Curraghchase Garden Centre - pumpkin patch, corn
KiKilcornan, Co. Limerick. V94 YO18. Phone: 087 922 4899.
[email protected].. Open: 18th October to
26th October from 9 am to 6 pm; and : 27th October to 31st
October from 9 am to 5 pm. Walk through the pumpkin patch and
pick your perfect pumpkin to carve for all to admire. Finding
your way through the corn maze and then taking your picture
while dancing around the Halloween globe with your face painted
to send to all the family. A day you will all remember for years
to come. Pick your own pumpkin from the actual Pumpkin
Patch. Pumpkins start from 5 euro and you can chose from lots of
different varieties and colours. Design and carve your pumpkin
using utensils provided. Master carvers are on hand if you need
a bit of help. Visit our storytelling tent and meet Spookly the
square pumpkin and his friends. For those a little braver we
have Curraghchase House Spooky tunnel.. Find your way through
our new corn maze. Halloween Globe - play inside and receive a
photo in a Curraghchase Pumpkin Patch frame - all for 10 euro
for up to 5 people. Relax with a tea/coffee and treats from the
Coffee ShopAdmission cost includes your Park and ride, Entrance
to the pumpkin patch and corn maze, Use of utensils for carving,
Storytelling and for those a little braver the Curraghchase
House Spooky Tunnel. Pumpkins are separate. Please arrive 15min
before your allotted booking time (not before) and follow the
signs and stewards directions for parking. PARKING is at
Kilcornan House Pub car park, located on the N69 in Kilcornan
V94 A3E5 and a park and ride system is in place
- Alright Pumpkin - pumpkins
Girley, Fordstown Co. Meath
C15 D8EH. Phone: 353 87 291 2492. Email:
Open: every weekend (Saturday and Sunday 11-4) in October.
There is no need to book, just come along! Pumpkins start at 5
euros and go up based on size. We grow all our own
pumpkins! Pick your own pumpkin from the farm at Alright
Pumpkin! We grow all our own pumpkins and we have lots of
different sizes, shapes and colours! Make your way through the
magical maze to find our patch, and see our busy bees working
hard from their hives.
Click here for a link to
the Facebook page. (ADDED: October 04, 2019, JBS)
- Kennedy's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins
Shallon, Julianstown, Co. Meath, Ireland. Email:
[email protected]. Open: UPDATE for 2019, Their Facebook page is gone;
and their website hasn't been updated since 2018. Does anyone have
current information, are they still open? If
please write me. Directions: Kennedy’s Pumpkin Patch is
located in beautiful east Meath, between the villages of
Julianstown and Duleek. From the M1 take Exit 7. Latitude:
53.671377 Longitude: -6.331194 Eircode: A92 R253. There’s
something at the pumpkin patch for every age group and we offer
a fun filled few hours for the family. Whether its our spooky
tunnel, hay maze, face-painting, storytelling, pumpkin picking
or simply relaxing in the autumn sunshine with our homemade
non-alcoholic apple cider, you’re sure to enjoy yourself!
- Ladyrath Lane
- pumpkin patch
WiWilkinstown, Meath, Ireland C15 Y018. Phone:
353 85 175 1310. Email:
Open: 2019 event runs on these dates 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
October, tickets costs €13.95 per child and adults are free.
Their main event each year is the Ladyrath Lane Pumpkin Patch.
This event has sold out year on year and is truly a fantastic
family day out and one not to be missed. each year we keep
expanding and this year is no exception.we extended car park
facilities,more outdoor seating area and much more activities
for the children to enjoy.this year we have a dedicated area for
bouncy castles and inflatable obstacle courses,a fantastic
playground,massive family maze(new for this year) pumpkin
picking and carving,face painting and maybe a few extra
surprises!! tickets go on sale August 4th 2019 do not miss out
on this event as every year it sells out
- Ballycross Apple Farm - pumpkins, apples
Wexford, Ireland. Phone: 353 (0)53 913 5160. Email:
[email protected]. Open: every Saturday and Sunday from 12
pm to 6 pm; throughout Mid-term 26th October to 3rd
November from 12 pm to 6 pm daily. Ballycross comes alive at
Halloween and we are delighted to let you know that Pumpkin
Picking will commence from the 5th October. Each weekend from
now until Halloween you can enjoy pumpkin picking trips out to
our pumpkin patch on our tractor and trailer. This one of a kind
experience allows you to pick your unique pumpkin to buy and
take home for carving just in time for Halloween and while there
you can take a walk through our Witches Village and meet the
resident Ballycross Witch! In early Autumn we commence our Apple
Picking Trips which are hugely popular. Join us for a family day
out, take a ride on our tractor and pick your own apples from
our orchards. No need to book, just visit the farm between 12 pm to 6 pm and don’t forget to pack your wellies! Directions:
Ballycross Apple Farm is located just outside Bridgetown village
close to Kilmore Quay. From Wexford town: Take the main
road heading to Rosslare and take the exit for Kilmore/Kilmore
Quay. On approaching Kilmore village you will see a graveyard on
your right hand side, take the right turn immediately after the
graveyard. As you turn, Kilmore national school will be on your
left. Follow this road to Bridgetown village, you will pass
Bridgetown Vocational school on your right . then take the next
left once you have passed the school. Follow the road and on
your right you will see a wide entrance to Ballycross Apple Farm
. Follow the avenue down to the yard .
04, 2019, JBS)
- Tinahely Farm
TiTinahely, County Wicklow Y14 V386 Ireland.
Phone: 353 87 816-8457. Email:
Open: Pumpkin Picking 25th October 2019 to 28 Otcober
2019, bookings required. Come to Tinahely Farm and take the
tractor and trailer to collect your own pumpkin from the field,
Then come back to the Activity Barn and get your hot chocolate
and enjoy indoor Halloween activities. Available times on Friday
25th October are 2.30 pm and 3.00 pm. €15.00 per child and no
charge for adults. All participants get to use our brand new
Activity Barn all day! Booking essential - call Philip on 087
816 8457 …
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