There was a time when (in the UK at least), Halloween was all about dressing the kids up and maybe knocking on a few doors shouting trick or treat!Advertisement
Celebrations are now becoming more and more popular and heading out to enjoy the festivities is becoming the norm as the events below will prove.
Take a look at our list:
Sunday 27 October
Witches and Wizards School of Excellence
Wyresdale Park in Preston, Snow Hill Lane, Scorton, Preston, PR3 1BA
1pm until 5pm book your slot.
£12.50 per child, £5.50 per adult.
Interactive Children’s Halloween Theatre Show & Event. 1.5 hour fully immersive theatre event for all of the family.
Students will take part in: School Enrolment, Making Potions and Mastering Spells.
Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Cuerden Valley Park, The Visitor Centre, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BY
A family walk around Cuerden Valley Park meeting ghosts and ghouls along the way. Children £5, accompanying adults £2.
Thursday, 31 October 2019
Pre School Halloween Party
Preston City Trampoline Club, Lane Ends Trading Estate, Blackpool Rd, PR2 2DS
Spooktacular Halloween party for pre-schoolers. Children can come along in fancy dress for the chance to win a prize, £10 per child to include breakfast, soft play, bouncing and Little Zoo to You is coming with some not so scary animals.
Children’s Spooktacular Afternoon Tea
Cuerden View Cafe, Berkeley Dr, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6BY
Children’s Spooktacular Afternoon Teas being served this half term.
Served from 12 til 3pm – please book your time slot.
Including Goulish Goodies, Scary Sandwiches, Monster Munch, Frightful Fruits, Ghastly Gingerbread and a Vampire Vanilla Shake. £9.95 per child.
Worldwise Halloween Pumpkin Carving
UCLan Worldwise Learning Centre, University of Central Lancashire, PR1 2HE Preston
Come along to the Worldwise Learning Centre and carve your very own pumpkin.
The Cake Lady Preston Ltd, 171B Liverpool Road
Halloween goodies and trick or treats. We will have games, cakes and more!
Jollies Barn Spooktacular Halloween Fancy Dress Party!
Jollie’s Barn Ltd, Leisure Lakes, The Gravel, Mere Brow, PR4 6JX
Jollies Halloween Fancy Dress Party will have music frightfully fun games and prizes to be won!
Along with food, a fancy-dress competition and a FREE Halloween gift!
Call 01772 812309 to book.
Kids Not So Scary Halloween Party
The Sir Tom Finney Penwortham, Central Drive, Penwortham, PR1 0NL
Join the Frightening Finney Vault for an evening of spooky games, music, food and drink.
Tickets are extremely limited and are £5 per child.
Halloween Horror Game Night
Belong Preston, Unit 12 St Georges Shopping Centre, PR1 2TU
A night of the best Horror games. Tickets are £7 in advance or pay £10 on the door.
Rascals Halloween Party 2019
Rascals Party & Play Centre, Capitol Trade Centre, Preston, PR5 4AR
Rascals are hosting two parties for Halloween. Tickets are £13.50 per child.
Weds 30th Oct 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Thurs 31st Oct 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Includes themed hot and cold buffet and desserts. Halloween Goody Bag & other treats.
Wicked Witch’s Trick or Treat Quest
Ribby Hall Village, Ribby Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PR
Join the Quest and help to defeat the Wicked Witch once and for all on this interactive event. £6 per child
24 October – 5:45 and 7pm
26 October – 5:45 and 7pm
31 October – 5:15 and 6:30
Scare Kingdom Halloween 2019
Scare Kingdom Scream Park, Longsight Road, BB2 7JA
Scare Kingdom Scream Park’s multi award-winning Halloween event is returning in 2019 for its 11th year of fear, promising to deliver more spine-tingling terror than ever before. Tickets are £18.00 plus booking fee.
Ghost Tours at Hoghton Tower
Hoghton Tower, PR5 0SH Preston
Silent torchbearers take you on the ghost tour through the darkened halls of the Tower, where you will encounter spectres from the past and you will be told about the ghostly happenings from across the centuries.
Hoghton Tower Ghost Tours are not suitable for anyone under the age of 16. Tickets are priced at £32 per person which includes a two-course meal.
The Hunt for The White Lady
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Rd, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UP
£15.00 per person.
An evening of spooky storytelling followed by a walk through the ghostly Samlesbury Hall and its Grounds on Hallowe’en evening to find Lady Dorothy herself.
Scream House Preston
53 Tithebarn Street, Preston PR1 1DJ
Doors open 7pm.
Preston’s new House of Halloween Horrors, 3 Terrifying Mazes filled with Gruesome Monsters.
Scream House is open to adults and older children on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Thursday 31 October.
Child-friendly events are happening on Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 October.
Adult: £12.50 Children: £6.50
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Lazy Cat Cafe: After Dark
Lazy Cat Café – 21 Cannon Street, Preston
The cat cafe are hosting an exclusive 18 years+ event on the 31st October, running 7pm – 9pm.
Go along dressed up to be in with a chance of winning the Best Costume trophy.
£12 per person for an hour, including an alcoholic or non-alcoholics welcome drink.
Fright Night #Quiz – Phantom Winger
Phantom Winger, 398 Garstang Road, PR3 5JE Preston
The ultimate Horror Movie theme quiz.
Thriller Halloween Ball
Review, Lancaster Road, PR1 1HT
Tour of the Crypt
The Guild, Fylde Road, PR1 2XQ
The tour of our crypt is not for the faint hearted. Join us at your peril. Tours start at 10pm and is by bookings only.
Halloween Fright Night with Tim Westwood
Baluga Bar & Club, 11-14 Miller Arcade, PR1 2QY
Halloween Fright Night with Tim Westwood – Limited tickets will be available on the door. Advanced tickets recommended at £6.
Ninja Adventure, Mercer Street, PR1 4LQ
A Halloween Spooktacular Event on October 31st and 1st November. Includes: Ninja Warrior Course, Climb and Treat High Ropes, VR Game and Blood Slush. £13 per person.
Read more: October Half term events in Preston