Kids & Family Dance Community

An Irish Halloween / Oíche Shamhna: Celtic Magic



Sun, Oct 28, 2018



Box Office

10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019


This Halloween is all about tricks! Learn some magical mischief with RTÉ Junior’s abraKIDabra magician Joe Daly. Emerging magicians will learn about Halloween’s Irish origins by carving turnips, playing traditional Irish Halloween games, and watching a performance from Darrah Carr Dance

Come in costume to go on a magical trick-or-treating adventure around the neighborhood!

Schedule of Events: 

12pm Doors Open

12:15pm Darrah Carr Dance Performance #1: Ghouls and Ghosts 

12:45pm Magic Show with RTE Junior’s AbraKIDabra star Joe Daly

1:45pm Magical Trick-or-Treat Adventure 

2pm Darrah Carr Dance Performance #2: Ghouls and Ghosts

2:30pm Dance Lesson and Monster Mash Dance Party 

3pm End 

*Crafts and games throughout the event.

“Quicker than the eye, Joe Daly is Ireland’s leading magician.”
The Irish Times

At this Irish Halloween celebration, kids can learn about the spooky traditions indigenous to the Emerald Isle.”Time Out New York

“This kid-friendly event will both educate on Irish heritage, while celebrating the spooky Halloween Holiday.”New York Family




Darrah Carr Dance's season is made possible in part by public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council ( The Ireland Funds also supports Darrah Carr Dance's programs.

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Tourism Ireland; CIE Tours; Delta; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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