Samhain October 30th – Marlay Park

Samhain Halloween Event in the Marlay Park will be a Free fright fest of spooky thrills and chills at the Samhain Halloween Haunted Forest Walk hosted by DLR Events. Controlled parking is expected in Marley Grange.

Children of all ages are welcome to partake in the festivities with ghosts, ghouls and games galore!

Festoon lighting, sound effects and smoke will all add to the scare factor and the haunted forest will stay open until 8.30pm. The haunted woods are not for the faint-hearted with all the big spooky characters, scary noises and eerie fog!


The Haunted Woods will be open between 3.30pm and 8.30pm.

Entry is FREE but by WRISTBAND ONLY.

Wristbands can be collected at the dlr Co Co Markets in Marlay Park on Saturday October 22nd and Saturday October 29th from 8am each day.

Wristbands will be available while stocks last on a strictly first come first served basis, limited to six per family. Half of the available supply will be distributed each Saturday.

Entry times to queue for the Haunted Walk are printed on your wristband and will be 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm 6.30pm and 7.30pm



Parking for the event in the College Road Car Park is very limited so please walk, cycle or use Public Transport to get to the event. Please do not park on the roads or in the Marley Grange local estate. Please stay on lit routes at all times after dark and follow the instructions of the stewards.

dlr Events recommends you use public transport, cycle or walk to the event.

Please note that the Grange Road Car Park will be closed from 2pm on Sunday 30th October.

The following Dublin Bus route serves stops near to Marlay Park:
16 – from / to Dublin Airport / Ballinteer (Kingston)

Routes serving Broadford Rd, Stonemasons Way (10 mins walk):
14 – from/ to Beaumont Ardlea Road / Dundrum Luas Stop
75 – from / to Tallaght / Dun Laoghaire

Routes serving Ballyboden Rd / Ballyboden Crescent (approx. 10 mins walk to Marlay Park):
61 – from / to Eden Quay to Dundrum / Whitechurch
15B – from / to Grand Canal Dock / Stocking Avenue