Haunted Forest Walk

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Haunted Forest Walk

START TIME HAS CHANGED TO 06:30PM

Get your holiday weekend & Halloween off to a chilling start with a frightening trip through the naturally spooky Deerpark Woods which is transformed into a thrill of scary scenes, complete with ghosts, ghouls, and all sorts of creatures that slither and groan.
There will be snacks served along the route – to keep you fortified
And a huge bonfire to warm you up at the end, followed by BBQ & ghoulish activities.

Car parking available at Virginia College.

Bananas Fancy Dress & Costume Hire Navan are once again the sponsor of the Fancy Dress Ball. You can book your costume online using their new website or check them on on Facebook

Date: Friday 25th October Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm Location: Town Lake to Park Hotel Virginia Ticket Price €5
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Grand Carnival Parade

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Grand Carnival Parade

LUXe have been making Pumpkin Parades in Virginia since 2006.

Their Illuminated processions have developed year on year with the finest Illuminated Parade in the country … ever! This year they will present a procession at the same scale featuring aerial performers on the Sky Hook and the Empress Tower, mechanical horses, glittering mirrors, dancing girls and exotic giant lanterns as well as the famous giant pumpkin! Complimenting LUXe again will be all action Masamba with Brazillian beats and exotic dancers.

LUXe Performers will also be out in the street entertaining the crowds during the afternoon on Sunday.

Starting from the Virginia showgrounds shortly after dusk the parade will liven up with music, dance and light and head off up the darkened main street throng before turning at the church and leading the audience back towards the spectacular lakeside firework display

Date:
Sunday 27th October
Time:
05.00pm
Location:
Main St.
Admission:
Day Pass €10
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Spectacular Fireworks Display

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Spectacular Fireworks Display

Virginia’s night sky will be transformed into a blaze of colour on Sunday Night. A sight to behold, this fabulous Fireworks Display will take place on the shores of Lough Ramor with the blaze of colour reflected in the water, it will be a wonderful spectacle

Date:
Sunday 27th October
Time:
07.00pm
Location:
Lough Ramor
Admission:
Day Pass €10
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Irelands Largest Fancy Dress Ball

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Irelands Largest Fancy Dress Ball

One of the highlights of the Virginia Pumpkin Festival is the Fancy Dress Ball.

Thousands of party goers descend on Virginia dressed in fabulous costumes all vying to win a prize

Prize Fund is €2,000

The fabulous DJ AliB

Bananas Fancy Dress & Costume Hire Navan are once again the sponsor of the Fancy Dress Ball. You can book your costume online using their new website or check them on on Facebook

Date:
Sunday 27th October
Time:
09.00pm
Location:
Pumpkin Dome
Admission:
€15
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Perfect Pumpkin Pie Competition

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Perfect Pumpkin Pie Competition

For the first time ever Virginia Pumpkin Festival have introduced a competition to find The Perfect “Pumpkin Pie”

If you think you can win why not enter (download Competition Entry Form below)

Last date for Entry: 18th October 2013 (Entries by post or email only)

Download Application Form

Fabulous Prizes to be won for 1st 2nd and 3rd place

Judging takes place at 4pm on the day.

Open to all ages

Download Application Form

Date: Sunday 27th October Time: 01:00pm Location: The Pumpkin Dome Price: Free
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Perfect Pumpkin Competition

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Perfect Pumpkin Competition

Another first for Virginia Pumpkin Festival is a competition to find a Pumpkin that is ‘Perfect’ in Shape & Colour

Last date for Entry: 18th October 2013 (Entries by post or email only)

Prize Fund: €600

Do you have a perfectly shaped Pumpkin ? Well then - bring it along and be in with a chance to win win win…..

Judging takes place at 4pm on the day.

Open to all ages

Download Application Form

Date: Sunday 27th October Time: 11:00am Location: Pumpkin Zone(The Square, Virginia) Price: Free
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Perfect Alternative Pumpkin Competition

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Perfect Alternative Pumpkin Competition

Pumpkins Must be Created from Recycled Materials

Last date for Entry: 18th October 2013 (Entries by post or email only)

Prize Fund: €700

Download Application Form

Date: Sunday 27th October Time: 11:00am Location: Pumpkin Zone(The Square, Virginia) Price: Free
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Costumes, Props and Pumpkins Workshop

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Costumes, Props and Pumpkins Workshop

For Children ages 4-12 years

Booking entry before: 18th October 2013 (Entries by post or email only)

Children from 4 to 12 years old will be guided by Artist Kim Doherty to make their own pumpkins, costumes, masks, insects, characters, creatures and more….

Download Application Form & Full Details

Date: Sunday 27th October Time: 01:00pm - 03:00pm Location: Pumpkin Dome Price: Free
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