Spooktacular Halloween in Buncrana
SWAN Park in Buncrana will
celebrate the ancient tradition of Samhain or Halloween
with an exhilarating experience suitable for all ages
over two nights on the 29th and 30th October from 5pm -
In Irish mythology, Halloween or Samhain is that sacred
time when the spirits of the past return to wander the
earth. To celebrate this ancient tradition, Swan Park
will honour our legendary heroes and create an
exhilarating interactive Halloween experience that is
suitable for all ages.
Donegal County Council
launch the Swan Park Spooktacular Halloween event.
Inishowen Carnival Group
will be working with a number of Buncrana groups to
present a sculpture and performance trail, featuring
large scale characters, illuminated sculptures and a
host of ghostly performers. The trail will have a
distinctly Celtic flavour and will celebrate Ireland’s
ancient pagan folklore.
From 5pm – 6pm the trail will be open with gentle
background music playing to provide an ideal time for a
younger audience to visit or for people with auditory
Following this, from 6pm things will begin to get a
little bit spookier with the first of three performances
being repeated at 7pm and 8pm. Performers will include
dancers from Studio 47 and Elite Dance Academy as well
as a Samba Band, Fire and walkabout performers.