Halloween half term events

Half term is almost upon us! Here is a list of all the Halloween events happening nearby to keep everyone entertained. Don’t forget to check our non Halloween events and days out pages too! Click here if you’d rather view events by day.

Please make sure you check details with the venue before you go.

Halloween at Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm, Knutsford – Sat 27th Oct – Sat 3rd Nov (closed Mon and Tues)

Join us for a Spooky Maize Maze with live Boo Crew, apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, treats for the best fancy dress, goulish flavours of icecream and scary cakes and bakes! Last entry to maze 4pm Weds – Sat, 3pm Sunday.

Haunted Halloween at Tatton Park

Tatton Park, Knutsford – Sat 27th Oct – Weds 31st Oct

Dare you enter the Old Hall at Tatton Park – reputedly one of the most haunted buildings in the country? Take an eerie tour of this secluded medieval building, join in ghoulish activities in the ancient grounds, and hear spine-tingling tales of haunted happenings. 11am – 4pm (last entry 3pm) Click for more details

Ghostly Goings-On at Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow – Sat 27th Oct – Fri 2nd Nov

Join us for a week of Halloween fun. Scare yourself on a spooky tour of the Apprentice House and toast a ghostly marshmallow over a campfire. In the mill you can dress up and ‘snap a spook’ or join in with haunting crafts. Activities will take place at the Apprentice House and within the Learning Space. Free event (admission applies). Click for more details

Brereton Heath LNR Halloween Trail

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Brereton – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov 

Some spooky visitors are visiting the Nature Reserve this half-term! Can you explore the park and find them all? Pick up a map from the visitor centre  (9am -4pm) and get searching around the park. Click for more details

Halloween Safari (and kids go half price!)

Knowsley Safari Park – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

There’s a Halloween buzz on safari this October Half Term! Not only have we got some spooky family activities planned across the school holiday but we’ve also got a fantastic offer. Kids go half price all half term! Click for more details

Halloween Trail and Spooky Tunnel

Biddulph Grange Garden, Biddulph – Sat 27th Oct – Sun 4th Nov 

Follow the clues around the garden and brave our spooky tunnel. £2.50 per child including small prize. Admission fees apply, no need to book. Click for more details

Halloween at Reaseheath Zoo

Reaseheath Zoo, Nantwich – Sat 27th Oct – Sun 4th Nov 

Our Halloween Spooktacular is always a firm favourite with our guests. With spooky Zoo trails, and themed Halloween activities- not to mention that we decorate the Zoo to make it look SUPER SPOOKY; Halloween at the Zoo is not to be missed! Click for more details

Tegg’s Nose Country Park Halloween Trail

Tegg’s Nose Country Park, Macclesfield – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

Some spooky visitors are visiting the park this half-term! Can you explore the park and find them all? Buy a map from the Tegg’s Nose Tea Room for 50p, and get searching around the top of the park. Each map purchased entitles you to 50p discount off one hot drink from Tegg’s Nose Tea Room following completion of the trail. Click for more details

Spooky World Fun by Day

Apple Jack’s Adventure Farm, Warrington – Sat 20th Oct – Weds 31st Oct

Halloween events for kids aged from 4 to 11. Visitors can wander the site enjoying all the attractions on the farm whilst meeting Halloween characters (NO scare actors present during the daytime events). Inflatable drop slide, spooky trailer ride, racing zip wires, haunted house and more! Click for more details

Pick and Carve your own Pumpkin at Kenyon Hall

Kenyon Hall Farm , Warrington – Sat 13th Oct – Sun 28th Oct 

Pick Your Own pumpkins (free entry to the patch, pay for your pumpkin by size from £2 to £15). A range of ready-picked pumpkins of all shapes and sizes (pay by size) are also available. There is a carving area to carve your own pumpkin (£3 entry per pumpkin including a free carving kit). A range of hot & cold food and drink, including hog roast, chocolate apples and pumpkin-themed merchandise is available. The Farm Shop, Cafe and outdoor picnic & play area are open as usual. Click for more details

Zombie Pirate Trail

Blakemere Village, Northwich – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

Follow Blakemere’s spooky trail to discover the hidden items left here by the Zombie Pirates many years ago. For Each Activity Trail completed an Activity Prize will be won. Join in the Family Fun by dressing up as a Pirate. £3 per Trail Form. 4-11 Yr Olds. Weekdays 10am – 4pm. Weekends 10.30am – 4pm Click for more details

Spooktacular Fun on the Farm

Stockley Farm, Arley – Sat 20th Oct – Weds 31st Oct

The whole farm has had spooky makeover!  Our (not so wicked) Witch will be taking residence in her spooky house, ready to play trick or treat with those brave enough to venture in; you can carve your own pumpkins, take part in our fabulous fancy dress competitions, and enjoy a few treats (or tricks!) along the way! All the activities are aimed at the youngsters and the focus is on having fun rather than being scared …well, not too scared! Click for more details

Halloween fun at Red House Farm

Red House Farm, Dunham – Friday 26th Oct – Sunday 28th Oct (note activities actually start earlier in week coinciding with Trafford half terms)

Our Halloween fun runs from 10am-4pm each day, included in the price (£9.95 per child from 2yrs+) is the Spook hunt, the barrel train, the climbing wall, the inflatable slide, bouncy castle, safari run.  We will have the fancy dress competition running each day around 1.00 pm. Click for more details

Spooky Tours at Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow – Fri 26th Oct – Sat 27th Oct various times in evening

Pick Your Own Pumpkin at Tatton Park Farm

Tatton Park, Knutsford – Sat 27th Oct – Sun 28th Oct

Start with a short guided tour of the Farm and then it’s off to the field to search out the perfect pumpkin…prepare to get your hands dirty! Have refreshing pumpkin juice and a yummy pumpkin muffin and learn how to create a warming pumpkin soup. And of course you’re welcome to take your pumpkin home with you! £12 per Child (age 5+) or Adult. Click for more details

Gauntlet Birds of Prey Halloween Party

Gauntlet Birds of Prey, Knutsford – Sat 27th Oct 7-9:30pm

Join us at Gauntlet for our special end of season Halloween party! The evening includes fun for all the family including moonlit flying demonstration, fancy dress competition, buffet supper, indoor flying display,  games and more! SO for a spooktacular night with a difference grab your ticket today! Tickets £15 Click for more details

Glebe Farm Halloween Ramble for Children in Need

Glebe Farm, Congleton – Sun 28 October 1-4pm

Put on your scariest Halloween outfit and join us at the Farm on Sunday 28th October at 1pm where we will be rambling in aid of Children in Need. There will be a shorter toddle waddle walk for our younger ramblers. Monies raised on the day, by sponsorship or online donations will all go to Children in Need’s 2018 campaign. Click for more details

Spooktacular Family Forest Fun

Delamere Forest – Mon 29th Oct 10am – 2pm

A day in the forest for families with children aged 4+. Have a go at building a zombie hideout, go on a bug hunt, try our spiders web obstacle course, make a mud monster, a clay scary stick man, make a stick skeleton and of course use our swing, obstacle course and hammocks and play in the mud kitchen! Please bring a rug and a packed lunch. We will gather together at the end of the session for a fire toasting marshmallows! This is a self-led event. £10.20 per child, £2.20 per adult. Booking required. Click for more details

Spooky Trip Down the Mines

National Trust Yard, Alderley Edge – Mon 29th & Tues 30th Oct 7pm

Join Derbyshire Caving Club for a Halloween tour of underground Alderley Edge. Come and see the some of the oldest copper mines in Great Britain and hear some of the stories of real people who lived worked and DIED there…..Do you dare??? Some crawling involved. Suitable for adults and accompanied children over 6. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50. Click for more details

Halloween Hoot 

Brereton Heath Nature Reserve, Brereton – Tues 30th Oct 10am – 12pm

Join Nature Stuff for spooky outdoor games, Halloween challenges and fangtastic fun for families. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £6.50 per child. Click for more details

Halloween Slime Club

Rocket and Orange, Altrincham – Tues 30th October 1:30-4:30pm

Come and join us in the October Half Term Holidays for a special Halloween themed Slime Club. We will be decorating Slime Pots in a Halloween theme, then making gloopy slime to put in them and take home. £4 for 1 child or £6 for 2 children, booking in advance. Please call the Cafe for your space. We cannot guarantee spaces on the day without a booking. Click for more details

Spooky Bedtime Stories for Gruesome Kids!

Knutsford Library – Tues 30th Oct 6 – 6:30pm FREE

Come dressed up in your scariest costume and enjoy stories and some Halloween fun with the spooky Librarians! Suitable for anyone over 3 years.
FREE but please book in advance by contacting us on facebook, by phone or popping in. Click for more details

Knutsford’s Pumpkin Path

Knutsford town centre – Weds 31st Oct 4pm-7pm FREE

Knutsford celebrates Halloween each year by holding it’s FREE family friendly Pumpkin Path parade starting at King Street from 4pm and finishing at 7pm. Find the Pumpkins, spot the spooks, enjoy the treats and atmosphere along the way. Hand in your entry form at the end for a chance to win a prize. Vote for your favourite window and dress up if you want! See you there! Click for more details

Pumpkins and Broomsticks

Delamere Forest – Wed 31st Oct 10-11:30am and 12:30 – 2pm

Join us to carve your pumpkins for Halloween this year and make a witches broom from forest materials. We will finish toasting marshmallows on the fire! Small pumpkins and all materials are provided. Take home your carved pumpkin and your broomstick. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note children may need help with preparing their pumpkin and with the carving. £8.70 per child. Booking required. Click for more details of 10am session or 12:30pm session

Halloween Face Painting

Rocket and Orange, Altrincham – Weds 31st October 3:30-5pm

Come along to get ready for Trick or Treating. Get your face painted (£3 per child) and maybe have some tea? Click for more details

Family Lantern Lit Forest Walk

Delamere Forest – Wed 31st Oct 4:30 – 6:30pm

Make autumn lanterns and use them to guide you in the forest and light up the fire circle whilst we make popcorn on the fire. Follow the trail and collect letters along the way, what will it spell out?! We will also play Halloween themed games at this family evening event. We encourage dressing up at this event as we will not be sitting too close to the fire. Suitable for families with children over 5 years. £10.20 per child, £2.20 per adult. Booking required. Click for more details