Autumn has well and truly set in and that can only mean one thing…the October Bank Holiday Weekend!
At this time of the year Cork City is inundated with Jazz enthusiasts for the esteemed Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. A number of venues will host musicians from around the world from the 28th-31st of October. There will be a wide range of street music, workshops and exhibits to experience and our own Blarney Brass and Reed can be seen on 29th in Cork City.
It’s not just Cork City where Jazz takes over but also in Blarney Village where a number of bars and eateries will provide live music and you are guaranteed the best local hospitality can offer.
Why not get into the Halloween spirit with a visit to the terrifying Nightmare Realm on Albert Quay. This year’s Hostel theme is guaranteed to scare your socks off and is a great activity for groups. For younger children the much acclaimed Ghoulsley’s Manor in Cobh provides a fun, interactive spooky experience for children from 4-14. Cork City Goal will also have family activities over the course of the weekend with face painting, storytelling and a treasure hunt suitable for all ages.
The ghost walk of Cobh provides detailed information on the paranormal happenings on the Island. The tour delves into the supernatural goings on in a number of historical sites from the renowned Pillars Bar to the haunting legacy of local tragedies’.
Not to be missed is the hugely popular Blarney Woollen Mills October sale which is certain to provide great offers on their impressive collection. From clothes to crafts this is the perfect opportunity to get a head start on your Christmas shopping!
On October 31st the Dragon of Shandon Parade will take place for the 11th year running and is collaboration between artists and community groups’ who collaborate year round culminating on Halloween Night. Join them and walk with the Dragon of Shandon as he travels between worlds in a celebration of the living and the dead.
Blarney Caravan and Camping Park is conveniently located 15 minutes from Cork city and a bus service operates every half an hour from the local village of Blarney. Castle Cabs also provide a return Taxi service from the site to Cork City for €30.
With so much to see and do, Blarney Caravan and Camping Park is the perfect location to spend this Bank Holiday Weekend. Reservations can be made at www.blarneycaravanpark.com website or on our Facebook page, so why not book your stay with us today?