Come along to the annual VisitBlackrock Pumpkin Carnival on Monday 30th October and see one of the largest pumpkin displays in Ireland. We have some Halloween treats, music, facepainting and a spooky “Black Walk” for kids and adults to enjoy.
6:30pm – Pumpkin Display – Bring Your Own Pumpkin @ the Sundial
6:30pm to 7:30pm – Pumpkin Carnival – Trad Halloween Fayre / Music / Facepainting
7:30pm – The Black Walk – Fancy Dress (Kids and Adult) walk to the beach for a scary surprises.
This is free family friendly gathering organised by the Blackrock Tourism and Development Group.
The Blackrock Tourism and Development Group are delighted to announce the inaurgual “Blackrock Film Festival” taking place over 4 days from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd Sept 2017 in the village. The festival which is an expansion of the hugely popular “Cinema On The Sand” event which has run on Blackrock Beach for the past few years and has drawn hundreds of spectators. The plan this year is to continue to show a movie on the beach but also to show three other movies in venues around the village over the weekend. Details of these venues and films will be released at a later date but its sure to be an enjoyable weekend for all the family.
The events will all be FREE and the “Cinema On The Sand” on Friday 1st Sept is in cooperation with an Garda Siochana will be family friendly and alcohol free.
The Film Festival is supported by Louth County Council and Centra.
For further information email email@example.com or contact Conor Hughes
This years St Patricks Day parade will take place at 3:30pm on Friday 17th March and will start from CockleHill as usual. The theme this year is “Great Irish Lives” and Tom Gaskin will be the grand marshall for the parade.
Prizes will be for :-
Best School Float
Best Creative Float – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes.
BE CREATIVE – MAKE A SPLASH – LETS MAKE THIS THE BIGGEST PARADE EVER
Blackrock Businesses invite each family to collect a pumpkin from The Village Garden after school on Tue 25th and Wed 26th Oct, take it home, decorate it and return it as your family pumpkin to The Sundial on Sat. 29th @5pm to decorate the Beach Wall .
Following the Pumpkin Carnival there is a “Trick or Treat” and local businesses have organized “Interactive Horror Scenes” and invite all Scary Families to take photos and to post them to our VisitBlackrock Facebook Page
The best ones will be featured on www.visitblackrock.ie
ENJOY YOUR VILLAGE
THIS IS A SHOP BLACKROCK PROMOTION
Blackrock businesses have supplied 200 free pumpkins available first come – first served
For further info please check our event page facebook.com/visitblackrock
Dundalk Brass Band will give an autumn recital at the Sundial in Blackrock at 3.30pm this Sunday (25th), weather permitting. Come along and enjoy a wonderful quintessential seaside experience – and it’s all free.
The 15th of August is always a great day to VisitBlackrock as traditionally it was associated over the years as a “Farmers Holiday” and a time when the farming community come to Blackrock Village for the day.
Previous years have seen lots of open air musicians, kids entertainment and food/drink galore. So come along for fun sun and who know what’s in store for the Annual 15th of August Meeting in Blackrock Village, Co. Louth in Ireland.