Spraoi is moving from the streets to the woods this weekend as it transforms a section of Waterford’s Greenway into an exotic Samhan celebration.
Visitors can expect a mysterious woodland path at night, exotic creatures, costumed performers, sound and light.
Its happening at Carriganore Woods, adjacent to WIT Arena on Saturday and Sunday at from 6-9pm with an afternoon session on Sunday for smaller kids from 2-4.30pm.
There’s lots of halloween action taking place around the shopping centres of Waterford on Saturday afternoon.
At the Waterford Retail Park there’s a Spooks Parade and family fun day led by Count Dracula.
There’ll be magicians, jugglers and face painters with a Halloween DJ providing suitable ghoulish tunes.
Children and adults are encouraged to get into the Halloween spirit and don their best costume.
The event starts at 4pm.
And there’s a Monster March taking place through the streets of Waterford on Saturday evening.
Starting off at The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms, O’ Connell St., from 7:30pm, the Monster March will make its way through John Roberts Square, along Michael Street and finally finishing up at the Apple Market where there’ll be Best Fancy Dress competitions and live music from The Renegades.
That’s just a flavour of the many events happening throughout the county over the weekend.
Gardaí in Waterford are urging people to put safety first this bank holiday weekend. Anyone attending a bonfire is asked to make sure it’s legal, safe and supervised and people are reminded that fireworks are illegal.