Freak-quently Asked Questions

Spooky Town is returning to Fota Island Resort. Spooky Town is a “not so scary” Halloween experience suitable for the young and the young at heart. Meet Spooky Town residents such as Derekula, Frankie, Wendy the Witch and lots of new characters to guide you on your way. Expect to be entertained for approximately 45mins to 1 hour.
Tickets are priced from €14 - €18.00. Children under of two are free of charge (proof of age may be requested).  Price differs according to the date and time of your booking, with peak time slots attracting the higher prices listed.
There is no charge for children under 2 years old.  If your child’s height exceeds 90cm, you will be requested to present documentary proof of age.
Spooky Town will begin on the 25th October and run until 31st October 2019.
The opening times for our reservation phone lines are Monday - Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9.30 am-5pm and Sunday 9am-3pm. When calling outside of these times, you are welcome to leave a voicemail. Our staff will return your call.
These will vary from day to day and availability will depend on demand – check your required day for the availability that suits but remember to keep an eye on our Facebook; Instagram and Twitter for details of more times as they are released.
Check out www.fotaisland.ie for Spooky Town accommodation details. If you're having any trouble booking, simply email us at spookytown@fotaisland.ie or phone 021 202 4024 and we will be delighted to assist you.
Yes, they do. You will be contacted within 48 hours after booking by a member of our Reservations team to process your tickets.
Yes, depending on ticket availability. Tickets are sold in 15min slots. The slots are not exclusive to a single group. Up to 90 tickets are available per slot.
When visiting with Spooky Town, there is an opportunity to take an official photograph with a customised background in one of the Spooky Town houses.  Family portraits are taken by the official Haunted Photographer and will be presented in a Halloween themed folder.  You are welcome to take photographs around the remainder of the experience and indeed there are a number of staged areas ideal for this opportunity. Remember you can book your official Spooky Town photograph in advance online on check-in or at the photography booth during the event.
Yes, sensory friendly timeslots are 27th October open from 6:15pm and 6:30pm with 50 people in each slot.  Your booking confirmation will indicate that you have reserved a sensory friendly timeslot. The Spooky Town experience lasts approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour..
You will receive a ticket during the event with your photograph reference number. The Haunted Photographer will issue you with a new printed copy of your picture after the event this will be chargeable, this can only be obtained with the reference number received you can email: info@barrysphotographic.ie to obtain your photograph.
 
Yes, the Spooky Town residents will love it if you dressed up.
The experience is structured like a crystal maze, where the character will issue you with codes and stamps as you progress through the experience. When you reach the Spooky Town City Hall, you can present your card to Ichor in exchange for a treat.
The event is run strictly to time.  Please ensure that you arrive on time for your chosen slot as we cannot guarantee that another time will be given.  Should you arrive early, there is a Halloween market to keep entertained.  You could also visit the Golf Clubhouse and the hotel. (Please allow ample time for traffic and parking).
There will be a “Pushchair Park” available at the event. Prams and pushchairs are limited during the event due to the nature of the Spooky Town paths. Please speak to a member of staff if needed.
Both are welcome at Spooky Town please speak to the car park attendants for directions and assistance to wheelchair accessible parking.
Car Parking is free of charge to all visitors attending Spooky Town
Any assistance during the event please email spookytown@fotaisland.ie for more specific details.

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