There is always lots going on in Yorkshire and on Halloween it is no different. Zombies, ghosts, witches and goblins will be out in force this Halloween at events across Yorkshire. From a spooky pumpkin trail to a twilight ghost cruise, and from firework spectaculars to fire jugglers, there's plenty to frighten the whole family. So grab your broomsticks, sharpen your vampire fangs and polish your cauldrons.
Wicked Women – York Dungeon
17th – 31st October
This October come face-to-face with The Yorkshire Witch, Isabella Billington at York Dungeon, The Home of Halloween. Visitors will find themselves heading back in time to 1649, on a cool and cloudy day in York’s Market Square. Watch out for jumps, screams and ghastly fun as you experience the cruel, nasty and vindictive story of what lead York’s Wicked Woman to crucify her own mother.
Hallowscream – York Maze
14th – 31st October
In 1873 a terrible tragedy occurred on the grounds of York Maze, each Halloween those restless souls that died that night return to torment those who dare to visit. The terrifyingly entertaining night of fear and fun features five live-action haunted house attractions, and a zombie themed bar to calm your nerves. But be warned, the frights aren’t limited to the haunted houses!
Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley
27th – 30th October
Join in on the annual Halloween spooktacular at Frightwater Valley as a cloak of supernatural delights shroud the theme park. All manner of creepy ghouls and beasties lurk within the Valley, so tread scarefully as we celebrate shocktober in style. You can choose from a whole host of mini, mega and ultimate scares but remember… the darker the night the scarier the fright!
Spooktober – Wynyard Hall
24th – 30th October
This year Wynyard Hall is hosting the biggest and best Halloween celebrations yet. The luxury hotel will host eight different spooky celebrations including a magnificent Halloween Ball and The Enchanted Gardens. Throughout the week, youngsters can embark on a themed rhyme trail, experience a spooky cupcake masterclass and become a witch or a wizard, making a horrible hat and a petrifying potion.
Halloween Adventure – Stockeld Park
19th October – 1st November
Stockeld Park has opened its doors for the Halloween Adventure, packed with special spooky events including, Bewitching tales in the forest. Popular Halloween events like the catwalk and the very scary Fright Nights are only for the brave hearted! Blind faith will be your guide as you embark on a journey into the inky darkness, in this sensory deprived experience.
To DIE for! – Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park
14th – 31st October
Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park is the most extreme Halloween Entertainment Park and Scare Attraction Experience in Yorkshire. Bigger, better and scarier than ever before! Are you brave enough to experience the six horror themed attractions this October, with The House of Arachnia and the Forest of Freaks?! This is the ultimate scare experience.
Halloween – Burton Constable
22nd – 31st October
After dark this peaceful Elizabethan mansion becomes eerily spooky! Around every corner lies a bump, a bang or icy tap on the shoulder. Join them if you dare! See the ghostly fiddler lurking in the shadows of the stables as he plays his eerie tunes or why not visit the Hag of Holderness, a wicked witch, telling stories and casting spells nearby.
Halloween – Sewerby Hall and Gardens
22nd – 30th October
Can you help Derek the Ghost find all the things he needs for the Halloween party in the house? All his party guests are missing too; see if you can find them in the gardens... There will be creepy puppet making in the Orangery, spooky gingerbread to decorate in the kitchen and gloopy potions to stir in the Servant’s Hall.
Halloween Fright Nights – Tropical Butterfly House
29th and 31st October
For the first time in the Tropical Butterfly House’s history there will be two Halloween Fright Nights. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to see the Butterfly House at night, making the ghoulish tractor trailer ride extra spooky. Meet the Wizard’s pets and the Witch’s owl, spooky crafts, face painting and pumpkin carving. Don’t forget to visit the new Witch’s Cottage and the super scary Haunted House!
Halloween Adventure – Yorkshire Wildlife Park
27th – 29th October
There’s something magical coming to Yorkshire this October half term! Cast under a spell this Halloween, the Park has been overrun by mythical beasts and magical characters. With family friendly entertainment and activities all day; we dare you to step into our world of Halloween fun and enchantment. Meet Epico the Dragon, make your own wand and gaze in fear and trepidation at Dr Phantasma’s Ten in One wonder show or the amazing Bubbleman.