Queer Halloween parties happening in Ireland to scream queen over

Samhain is rising, the witching hour nears and we are all ready for a skeleton dance. So here are the best queer Halloween parties to get your spook on.

Group of people dressed up as skeletons and vampires for some great Halloween parties

A chill in the air, a full moon, the howl of a wolf and the cackle of a witch, it can mean only one thing: queer Halloween parties are afoot. We have made a ghoulish grimoire of the best parties around Ireland to get your spook on. 

There are numerous Halloween parties to showcase your fangtastic costumes and spine chilling dance moves. Each event has something for everyone’s taste, whether you are a Dracula or a Nosferatu or more a Carmilla.  

So sink your teeth into these frightfully fun Halloween parties:

Mother presents: Lost Souls at Lost Lane. Halloween Bank Holiday

Blood on sequins for Mother's Halloween party Lost Souls at Lost Lane.

“This Halloween Bank Holiday Sunday, down a winding lane at the bottom of Grafton street, the souls of all those slain at last years Disco Bloodbath will rise again.”

Come join in on the monster mash as decomposing drag wraiths and Kelly-Anne Byrne slither onto Dublin’s newest blood stained dance floor. With darkness encroaching and Samhain drawing near, fight back against the dark with your best dance moves. Be prepared to get down and dirty. 

Where: Lost Lane, Grafton Street, Dublin

When: Sunday, October 27th

Tickets: €11.37 – €16.75

Get your claws on tickets at this link.


Halloween Drag Spooktacular


Lucy Lashes, Carrie Deway and SQUARE 1 are highlighted for Carlow's first ever drag Halloween party

Scraggs Alley is about to be overrun by the strutting dead as they prepare to host Carlow’s first ever Halloween Drag Spooktacular. On October 26th, glamorous monsters will be taking to the stage. The phenomenal drag superstars Lucy Lashes and Carrie Deway will be hosting the night. If that wasn’t enough, SQUARE 1 will be debuting their ghoulish show Haus of Horrors. 

Go all in on your costume and you could be in with a chance to win Carlow Pride Festival Best Fancy Dressed 2019 Trophy. DJ Lenny will be playing some ghastly funk for the Graveyard after party. 

All proceeds made from the event will be going towards funding Carlow Pride Festival 2020. 

Where: Scraggs Alley, Tullow Street, Carlow

When: Saturday, October 26th

Tickets: €5 at the door before 9:30pm. (€7 after)


Grab ’em by the Ghoulies!

Halloween parties happing in Ireland: IT's makeup gets a twisted re-imagining in the poster for Grab em' by the Ghoulies Halloween party.

Dublin Bears will be launching the newly refurbished Adelphi with a night of gruesome fun. And in true creepy twin fashion, this is a two-fold celebration as DJ Gerry Moore (GerBear) will be marking 30 years as a DJ this year. These Halloween parties are unmissable. 

The newly refurbished Adelphi will use a new sound and lighting system as well as a private entrance and an enhanced ambience. This is a men’s only event. 

All proceeds from the cloakroom will be going towards Gay Switchboard Ireland. 

Where: Adelphi, 52 Middle Abbey St, Dublin

When: Saturday, 26th October

Tickets: €5 before 11pm. €10 after 11pm


Bukkake Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween parties happing in Ireland: Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman featured on Bukkake poster.

The club for all the divine freaks and devilish angels is coming back to the Opium Rooms for a killer Halloween Party. The rooms will be packed with terrifying DJ’s playing hypnotic turns. You can catch Stephen Dowling in the Pop Room and then in the Main Room, there will be Paddy Schaill, Rafael Mafra, and Sean Ratchford.

Where: Opium, Wexford Street, Dublin

When: Sunday, 27th October

Tickets: €7.85 – €16.87

Grab tickets at the following link.


Heels of Hell: Halloween Night

Queens play in the graveyard at night for the Heels of Hell tour.

Vicar Street will be left shaking as the drag spirits descend upon Dublin. Hosted by Victoria Secret, the line up consists of Sharon Needles, Alaska, Adore Delano, Miz Cracker, Latrice Royale, Kennedy Davenport, Courtney Act, and Biqtch Puddin. Mixing together sensational lipsyncs, stunning dancing, and jaw dropping live singing in a bubbling cauldron, this is a concoction for an electric night. 

Heels of Hell is brought to you by Dragged Up in association with Holy T Events and Jinjer Events. This event is STRICTLY 14+ anyone aged under 18 MUST be accompanied by someone 18+.

When: Thursday, 31st October 

Times: 6pm – VIP Mix & Mingle (Doors: 5.45pm), 7pm – Doors Open, 8pm – Showtime

Where: Vicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin

Conjure up tickets at the following link.


Mother & Dragged Up present: Drag me to Hell

An undeed hand with sickening electric pink nails raises from a triangle for Mother's Halloween party poster.

On October 31st, Mother will be throwing open the gates of hell at the Button Factory and the Devil will be strutting out in prada. Teaming up with Dragged Up, the reigning ‘Ice Queen’ Victoria Secret will be overseeing the wicked rituals of ‘dark drag and dirty disco’. Not to mention this is the official afterparty for RuPaul Queens Heels of Hell. 

Downstairs, the Mother DJs will be playing all your favourite festival anthems with performances from the Dragged Up girls, Regina George and Paul Ryder. Upstairs, the princess of darkness Pixie Woo will be casting a spell of dry wit and pop bangers.

So all you scream queens, dress to slay. 

When: Thursday, October 31st

Where: Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland 2

Tickets: €7.07 – €11.37

You can snatch your tickets at the following link.


Those are some of the best queer Halloween parties across Ireland to make you go bump in the night

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