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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.

The Home of Halloween – The York Dungeon

7 October – 4 November

This year, the York Dungeon truly becomes the Home of Halloween, with a host of new events, surprises and pumpkins aplenty… Who says Halloween must last just one day? For pretty much the whole of October (and a little bit of November), The York Dungeon are giving a full festive overhaul, with decorations and new surprises in every show!

Full on Fear – Yorkshire Scare Grounds

13 – 31 October

Bigger, better and scarier for Halloween 2017, Yorkshire Scare Grounds combines special effects and live actors to immerse the audience in a most terrifying encounter that will leave them screaming for more! Admission includes entry to The Slaughter House, the Zombie Outpost, Hotel House and much more at this multi-element scare experience.

Hallowscream – York Maze

13 – 31 October

Hallowscream is based on a farm where a terrible tragedy occurred back in 1873, and the restless souls who died on that night return each Halloween to torment those who dare to visit. Hallowscream at York Maze is a terrifyingly entertaining night of fear and fun with 5 separate live-action haunted house attractions. But be warned the frights aren't limited to the haunted houses!

Spook-tacular Halloween Trail - Thorp Perrow

14 October - 5 November

With acres of stunning woodland, run wild and free in Thorp Perrow’s adventure play area but be wary of the scary spooks and witches, ghosts and goblins in the ditches! Thorp Perrow’s Spook-tacular Halloween Trail is not for the faint hearted…

The Halloween Adventure - Stockeld Park

20 – 31 October

Join Stockeld Park this autumn half term for spooky adventures as the park comes alive. Fright night returns where evil is made and nightmares begin – be prepared to be scared. Two never seen before attractions and a new production team have given this already special event a seriously dark makeover.

Curse of the Black Pearl - Mother Shipton’s

21 – 29 October

Beware the curse of the Black Pearl! As Halloween approaches the curse is strong, with ghosts and ghouls at Mother Shipton’s. Will you survive the fearsome Kraken? Come in your best Halloween costume and compete in the daily costume competition, it all adds to the fun at this most spooktacular time of the year!

Halloween by Day - Thornton Hall Farm

21 – 31 October

Come along this Halloween if you dare to Thornton Hall Farm’s spooky activities, with scary mazes, pumpkin carving and freaky face painting. A Dark Night joins the farm for a special event, join the caped hero in fighting crime on the Sunday at Thornton Hall!

York’s Shockolate Story - York’s Chocolate Story

21 October – 5 November

York’s SHOCKolate Story will be celebrating the scariest time of year with a host of frightening features and events. The attraction will be completely decked out for Halloween.  Guests will discover the secrets behind confectionery’s sometimes poisonous past, and how some beloved brands were connected to bloodcurdling events from years ago.

Halloween Spooktacular - Tropical Butterfly House

21 October – 5 November

Encounter the exotic and the scary, don’t miss the Tropical Butterfly House’s biggest and best event of the year! Visit the Witch’s Cottage and the Haunted House, brave the ghoulish tractor trailer ride through the Freaky Forest and come face to face with the ghosts and monsters! Carve pumpkins and join in on spooky crafts and activities as you visit the Tropical Butterfly House.

Spooky Half Term - Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

21 October – 5 November

Join Brodsworth Hall and Gardens in Doncaster for frightening fun this October Spooky Half Term with a spooky trail around the grounds and some creepy crafts.

Halloween - Eureka!

21 October – 5 November

Join Eureka! for a spooktastic half term where there will be some spooky characters roaming the museum, can you spot a vampire, ghost or werewolf? At the Monster Mash-Up Show you will discover how your heart, stomach and bones keep your body working and how old world doctors performed operations in the past!

Frightwater Valley - Lightwater Valley

26 – 29 October

Join Lightwater Valley for the annual Halloween spooktacular as all manner of ghastly ghosts and gruesome ghouls lurk within the shadows of the theme park. During the day, friendly frights are suitable for the whole family but BE WARNED... as dusk falls you will need to tread very scarefully as... the darker the night the scarier the fright!

Halloween Train - NYMR

26 – 29 October

Halloween is coming to… North Yorkshire Moors Railway! Children and their scaredy-cat grownups will love meeting the silly, spectacular and sometimes spooky cast of storytellers, from Wendy Witch to Vinnie Vampire. Hear their ghoulish tales, join in with their scary songs and be prepared for moments of magic. This will be an evening of Steam & Scream!

Trailblazer Halloween Trick or Treat Trail

28 October

Halloween for the kids! Trailblazer bring the community and families together for an awesome Halloween celebration. Instead of kids going trick or treating knocking on strangers doors, come together on one little park and celebrate Halloween and give the kids a night to remember.

Halloween Thrills & Spills - Burton Constable Hall

28 October – 3 November

Get into the spirit with lots of spooky fun and games for children and their families in and around the grounds and stables this Halloween half-term! Follow the Spooky Bat Trail around the grounds to discover the secret spooky spell or for those little monsters whose little legs don't want to walk so far, explore the stables with the Pumpkin Trail!

Spooky Woodland Trail - Burton Agnes Hall

28 October – 5 November

If you're feeling brave this half term, why not venture over to Burton Agnes Hall and take part in the fantastically spooky woodland trail! Intrepid visitors are invited on an eerie hunt round the Hall’s atmospheric woodland, where clues are hidden amidst spooky Halloween scenes of witches, spiders and ghostly figures.