Everything Queer Happening In Ireland For The Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend

Still looking for an event to showcase your epic Halloween costume this year? Do not fret, we've got you queens covered!

Queer halloween events

Are you still undecided about where to party this Halloween? We’ve rounded up a list of queer events that are happening this Halloween bank holiday weekend!

Pimp My Drag: Halloween Special

Pimp My Drag

“BOO! From the crew that brings you Drag and Draw… THIS… is the spooky, ooky, kooky and creepy special edition of Pimp My Drag!

In teams of 3 or 4, you will be given the terrifying task of crafting accessories based on certain campy, creepy looks. Feel free to come solo though and we will assign you a team.

Think Hocus Pocus, think Rocky Horror think… Ursula from the Little Mermaid!”

When: Wednesday, October 24 at 7 pm.

Where: Street 66, Parliament Street, Dublin 2.

What: “Fabulize some accessories, then see them in action” as they will be used to serve up some spooky lipsyncs!

It costs €10 plus booking fee and tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite.


Mother Presents: Disco Bloodbath. Halloween Bank Holiday Sunday

Mother blood bath

“Deep in an 18th-century crypt in the city centre, Mother is waking the dead for an all hallows disco bloodbath. Cleared of corpses and converted, the crypt at the Church on Wolf Tone St will be playing host to a very special Mother bank holiday Sunday spectacular.”

When: Sunday, October 28.

Where: The Crypt, The Church, Mary Street, Dublin 1.

What: Spooky drag performances and Ghostboy on the decks.

Tickets are €11-€17 and are available here.


Mother Bank Holiday Bottomless Brunch at Bow Lane

Mother Bow lane

“Mother DJs are coming to Bow Lane for a bottomless disco brunch to kick-start one of the busiest bank holiday nights of the year!” Brunch sittings are for two hours and there is one drink allowed per person at a time.

When: Sunday, October 28 at 2 pm.

Where: Bow Lane, 17 Angier Street, Dublin 2.

What: Mother DJs, cocktails and bottomless boozy brunches.

Tickets are €15 and are available from Bow Lane’s website. Bolt-on bottomless drinks are an extra €25 per person for which you can get prosecco, bloody marys, seasonal prosecco cocktails, Bow Lane boomerangs, margaritas and pints of Heineken.


Sinners Halloween Night at Chambers

sinners night at Chambers in Cork

Cork gay nightclub Chambers are hosting a fabulously terrifying Halloween party, with prizes on the night for the best costumes, and penance for the plain clothed!

When: Wednesday, October 31 at 8.30 pm.

Where: Chambers nightclub, Washington Street, Cork.

What: late night DJs and prizes for the best costumes.

The event is €5 entry at the door and proof of age and student I.D. is required at the door.


Bukkake Halloween Spooktacular at OPIUM

bukakke event poster

The gay night for club kids, fabulous freaks and party monsters is back at opium nightclub this Halloween bank holiday weekend!

When: Sunday, October 28 at 9 pm.

Where: Opium nightclub, Wexford Street, Dublin 2.

What: Bukakke resident DJs Paddy Scahill, Rafael Mafra, Sean Ratchford in the main room with DJ Stephen Dowling in the pop room.

Tickets are on sale for €7 and are available on Eventbrite.


Veda Lady Presents: Witchy Wednesday With Christeene

Witchy Wednesday poster

Veda presents us with American drag queen Christeene for a spooky performance in the George!

When: Wednesday, October 24 at 11 pm.

Where: The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

What: American drag performer Christeene as well as DJ Rocky until 3 am.


Heels of Hell Tour: Dublin

heels of hell tour poster

Drag superstars Willam and Alaska join a host of other fabulous queens this Sunday for the ultimate Halloween drag extravaganza as Holy Trannity & Dragged Up bring you their biggest Halloween tour to date!

When: Sunday, October 30. Doors open at 7 pm with VIP Mix and Mingle beginning at 6 pm.

Where: Vicar Street, 58-59 Thomas Street, Dublin 8.

What: Sharon Needles, Alaska Thunderfuck, Willam, Aja, Latrice Royale, Ivy Winters, Morgan McMichaels, Mayhem Miller and internet sensation Florida Man.

This event is 14+ and anyone under 18 required to be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster.

© 2018 GCN (Gay Community News). All rights reserved.

Support GCN

GCN has been a vital, free-of-charge information service for Ireland’s LGBTQ+ community since 1988.

During this global COVID pandemic, we like many other organisations have been impacted greatly in the way we can do business and produce. This means a temporary pause to our print publication and live events and so now more than ever we need your help to continue providing this community resource digitally.

GCN is a registered charity with a not-for-profit business model and we need your support. If you value having an independent LGBTQ+ media in Ireland, you can help from as little as €1.99 per month. Support Ireland’s free, independent LGBTQ+ media.

0 comments. Please sign in to comment.