Halloween events in Suffolk: 15 great places to go this October half term

PUBLISHED: 09:56 22 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:33 02 November 2020

Halloween events in Suffolk - Photo by David Menidrey on Unsplash

Halloween events in Suffolk - Photo by David Menidrey on Unsplash


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 19 - 27

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) Hallowsgate at Kentwell Hall - October 19 - 27

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 while there will also be lots of other themed events taking place throughout half term.

3) Halloween Half Term at Landguard Fort - October 19 - 27

There's lots happening at the fort throughout half term including a spooky trail for the duration of the holidays and the chance to explore the area after dark on October 26.

4) Spooky Spectacular at Baylham House Farm - October 19 - 27

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 Framlingham Castle - October 19 - 27

Discover the dark side 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.

6) Spooky Sound Effects at The Red House, Aldeburgh - October 22 - 25

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 2

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.

8) Halesworth Scarecrow Festival - October 19 - 26

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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) Halloween Fun at Easton Farm Park - October 19 - 27

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 19 - 27

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 24

For just £7.50 you will be provided with a pumpkin, paints, accessories and guidance on how to liven up your pumpkin this halloween. There is also the same event at their Norfolk branch on the 23rd.

12) Pumpkin Fest at Brandon Country Park - October 25

Now into its fifth year, this popular festival will again feature pumpkin carving, dance demonstrations, a woodland trail, slime making and much more.

13) Scaretacular at Southwold Maize Maze - October 19 - November 3

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) Spooky Day at Felixstowe Museum - October 26

Gentle thrills and chills are the name of the game at this event suitable for children aged between 2 and 12.

15) Panto of the Dead at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion - October 24

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.


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