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The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park opens this weekend and you gotta bring the kids

With Halloween just around the corner, the resident animals at Tayto Park located in Ashbourne, Co. Meath were getting into the Halloween spirt with a Halloween inspired breakfast ahead of the official opening of ‘The Wicked Adventures of Tayto Park’ this weekend.

Barny, the Barn Owl, Penny the parks CoatiMundi, Lemurs, Roxy and Ringo, along with a mob of the parks meerkats, enjoyed their favourite breakfast and snacks, served up Halloween style courtesy of the Tayto Park zoo keepers this morning.

Tayto Parks brand new kids attraction for Halloween, The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park’, officially opens this weekend ahead of the midterm break.

On arrival at The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park, transform into your favourite Halloween character at the Tayto Park Face Painting Hut, before stepping inside the Wicked Witches Lair where the spooktacular adventure trail begins.

Gather around the cauldron for spooky stories and spells while enjoying some Halloween themed games suited for all ages.

Continuing the Halloween adventure, creep through the mysterious passageways of the pumpkin walkthrough and say hello to some of your favourite Halloween characters, but be prepared for a trick or a treat!

The magic and fun continues at the Wacky Wizard’s Mansion, be amazed by spooky magicians and catch Halloween themed performances from Ireland’s leading dance group, FKFT. Learn some beastly breaking dancing, zombie zumba and much more before partying like a mon-star at the Wacky Wizard’s Mansion disco.

Guests can enjoy the Tayto Park zoo and all the other attractions around the park, along with taking part in free face-painting and arts and crafts. Create your very own Halloween trick or treat bag to take home, before finishing up with some Halloween fun and games at The Wicked Adventures at Tayto Park. 

On Thursday, October 31, kids can get into the park for free if they are in full Halloween costume. For more information and to book tickets please visit;

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