Halloween events in Suffolk: 15 great places to go this October half term
PUBLISHED: 13:01 11 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:50 13 November 2018
Things are getting pretty spooky all over Suffolk so we have put together 15 incredible Halloween events that’ll give something for children and adults alike
1) Halloween Trail at Nowton Park - October 20 - 28
Grab your quiz sheet and take a spooky stroll around this popular park in Bury St Edmunds. Tickets are £1 and it ‘s open between 10am and 3.30pm.
2) Halloweenies at Kentwell Hall - October 20 - 28
Kentwell Hall’s School of Sorcery and Magic will be open once again to give Suffolk’s youngsters a small taste of what it’s like to be a witch or wizard. Click here for ticket prices.
3) Felixstowe Steampunk Festival - October 27 - 28
A brand new festival for 2018 on the Landguard Peninsula featuring all sorts of family-friendly steampunk activities as well as an after-dark event for adults.
4) Spooky Spectacular at Baylham House Farm - October 20 - 28
Even the animals at Baylham House are getting involved in the ghoulish activities this half term so don’t miss the opportunity to meet them and have a go at all the other fun Halloween games.
5) Spooky Stories at Framlingham Castle - October 22 - 28
Discover the dark side of children’s tales in the surrounds of this iconic castle while keeping an eye out for the odd ghoul or two who may have some unfinished business in the living realm. Tickets are £9.50 for adults and £5.70 for children.
6) Spooky Tales for Half Term at The Red House, Aldeburgh - October 23 - 27
Head to the home of the Britten-Pears Foundation for some tales likely to chill you and the kids to the bone. Admission to these storytelling sessions is included in the standard ticket price.
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7) Scaresville at Kentwell Hall - Until November 3
Every year a small part of rural Suffolk gives way to a haunted village where you will be confronted by your greatest fears in near absolute darkness. Tickets range from £17.95 to £31.95.
8) Halesworth Scarecrow Festival - October 20 - 27
Once again the streets and shops of Halesworth will be inhabited by a large range of unusually designed scarecrows for you to judge and enjoy.
9) Wands and Witches at Easton Farm Park - October 20 - 28
An event best described as ‘slightly spooky’, you and the little ones will be able to have a go at broomstick making, wand making, magic tricks and much more.
10) Pleasurewood Chills - October 20 - 28
As well as all the usual rides and attractions on offer, there will be a trick or treat parade, a spooktacular show, pumpkin carving, a slime factory and a fireworks display to enjoy.
11) Jazz up your Jungle Pumpkin at Urban Jungle - October 25 - 26
For just £5 you will be provided with a pumpkin, paints, accessories and guidance on how to liven up your pumpkin this halloween. The event is at their Suffolk location on the 25th and at their Norfolk branch on the 26th.
12) Pumpkin Fest at Brandon Country Park - October 26
Now into its fourth year, this popular festival will again feature pumpkin carving, dance demonstrations, a woodland trail, slime making and much more. Tickets are £4.50 for kids (includes pumpkin) and £2 for adults.
13) Scaretacular at Southwold Maize Maze - October 20 - 28
Don’t get lost in the maze otherwise there’s a chance you might never escape again…. If you do find your way out you could have a go on pedal go karts, meet a fortune telling witch or watch a spooky interactive show.
14) Family Halloween Disco at Ufford Park - October 26
Head to this popular hotel and golf resort for a ‘fangtastic’ evening full of fancy dress dancing and lots of food options. Adults are £9.50 and children £3.
15) Hocus Panto at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion - October 27
Get in the mood for the festive panto season by warming up with with this petrifying parody featuring magical illusions, pop songs and a bewitching plot.