Each Halloween, this ancient walled city is the destination of choice for ghostly beings from the otherworld, as the veil lifts for this annual pilgrimage to Derry Halloween

Derry Halloween

Accessible Parking & Viewing Arrangement  31st October 

Parking – Strand Road Carpark  

Strand Road Car Park, Strand Road, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 7AL 

12.00 noon – 10.00pm (closed 6-8pm) 

Accessible Viewing Arrangements

Fireworks View 31st October Time 8pm 

Accessible viewing platforms at

1. Strand Road Car Park

2. City Hotel (on the riverside) 

Please note this is based on first come basis, spaces cannot be booked.  Must be in place by 6pm as space will close.

Event Accessible Drop Off / Pick Up Zone 28th October – 31st October

Cityside: Waterloo Place (via Strand Rd), Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6BT

Waterside: Ebrington Derry-Londonderry, BT47 6FA

Quiet Space / Nursing Room and /or Sensory Space Provision  28th October – 31st October

Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Derry-Londonderry,  BT48 6DQ   

Telephone: 02871 376 510        Open Daily from 10.00am -9.00pm  

Event Accessible Toilets  

Foyle Street Car park, Foyle Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6AT 

Strand Road, Car Park Queen’s Quay, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 7AS (31st Only) 

Ebrington, Derry-Londonderry, BT47 6FA 

*Open During Event Zone Times  

Changing Place

Changing Places facilities are fully accessible toilets with hoist system and showers designed to provide sufficient space and equipment for people who find it difficult to use the toilet independently.  

Foyleside Shopping Centre, Orchard Street, L’Derry BT48 6 XY, Level 3 *Check Opening Times Telephone: 02871 377 575 

Building 62, Ebrington, BT47 6FA *Contact Guard Hut or call 028 7131 4154 for access 

Foyle Arena, 2 Limavady Place, Derry-Londonderry BT47 6 JY 

*Check Opening Times Telephone: 02871 376 555 

North West Transport Hub, Waterside Link, Londonderry BT47 6AH 

*Check Opening Times Telephone 028 90 66 66 30


AccessoLoo, Foyle Street Carpark, 3 Shipquay Place Londonderry-Derry,  

BT48 6DL 

*Festival Opening Times from 12.00noon -9:00pm Daily 

Carpark Closures 

Existing City Centre Car Parks – It is advised due to road closures that you get parked before 2.00pm. 

*Bishops Street Car Park Closed  

2-10pm (28th-30th Only)  

*Society Street Car Park Closed All Day 

2-10pm (28th-30th Only)  

*Foyle Street Car Park Closed All Day 

9am-10pm (28th-31st Only)  

*Queens Quay Car Park Closed All Day 

9-10pm (31st Only) 

Accessible Car Park 

Oakgrove PS Accessible Event Carpark

Awakening the Walled City            

28th – 30th October

5.00pm – 10.00pm

Strand Road Carpark  

31st October  

12.00 noon – 10.00pm (closed 6-8pm) 

Fireworks View 31st October Time 8pm 

Strand Road Car Park, Strand Road, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 7AL 

Parking is  based on first come basis, spaces cannot be booked.

Safety Bands 

Available at Information Point      Safety Wrist Bands allows parents/guardians/carers to put contact number on Wristband should Child/ Vulnerable person be lost or found 

JAM cards (Just A Minute)

JAM Cards- are available for individuals who require extra time to complete task and/or communicate effectively. It is a discreet tool available as a card  or as an app that can be downloaded at Cards are available at Information Point 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact Derry City and Strabane District Councils Access and Inclusion Officer: 

Caitriona Doherty 

Tel: 028 71253 253  

Mobile: 07739092409 

This information is available upon request in a number of formats including large print, Braille, PDF, audio formats (CD, MPS, and DAISY) and other minority languages. 

For further information on alternative formats please contact: 

Tel: 02871 253 253  

Text Phone: 02871 376 646 

For further information on Derry Halloween Event  


Tel: 077 01 377 492 

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