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Celebrate the spooky season in style this October, with Halloween events across Norwich & Norfolk! Whilst trick or treating might be off the table, you can still have lots of Halloween fun. From creepy crafts for the little ones, to hair-raising horrors for grown-ups. Fancy dress is definitely encouraged!
Holkham Hall’s Grimm Halloween
Taking place in the stunning Walled Garden, Holkham Hall’s Grimm Halloween is a not-to-be-missed event this Halloween. Spooky story-telling, pumpkin carving, face painting, and much more. Enjoy witch-craft goodie bags, enchanted trails, and treetop terrors!
Dippy’s Halloween Days at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure
One of Norfolk’s most-loved Halloween events returns between 24th October and 1st November this year – Dippy’s Halloween Days. Guests can enjoy Halloween trails, witch crafts, and dino discos. Head to the Lost Maze for the ‘Curse of the Werewolf’ experience – is there really a werewolf on the loose in the park? …
Fielding Cottage Pumpkin carving
Join the team at Fielding Cottage from 24 October for their pumpkin carving celebrations. Taking place in The Goat Shed, guests can enjoy a great range of local drinks and sweet treats to go with their pumpkin carving experience. Tables can be booked for groups of up to 6 people, for just £15.
Norfolk Showground Halloween Drive-in
Head to Norfolk Showground this Halloween for some socially-distance spooky fun. A weekend of terrifying (and some not-so-scary!) drive-in movies for Halloween lovers. Enjoy family favourites such as ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’, ‘The Addams Family’ and ‘Beetlejuice’. And for the braver souls, there’s a great selection of horrors and thrillers to enjoy (if you’re tough enough!). There’s also a great range of street food to enjoy.
Eerie Explorers at Pensthorpe Natural Park
Explore the dark side of nature with creepy crawlies, spooky sounds, and wicked wildlife at Pensthorpe. Guests can expect eerie nature trails, sculpture walks, and family-friendly crafts. For serious Halloween thrills, head to WildRootz, Pensthorpe’s award-winning indoor play area.
Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival
Enjoy a great family day out at Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival. Arts & crafts, farmyard animals, potions classes, and pumpkin carving – what’s not to like? Enjoy a free pumpkin with every child ticket.
BeWILDerwood Glowing Lantern Parade
Starting on 17 October, the Glowing Lantern Parade sees BeWILDerwood come alive like never before! Enjoy Halloween crafts, including the chance to make your own lantern – perfect for exploring the enchanted woods and stunning light displays.
‘The Haunted’ at Cryptic Escape (14+)
Enter at your own peril … ‘The Haunted’ escape room experience at Cryptic Escape dives into the darker side of Norwich’s past, exploring ghost stories based real-life events! This house on Tombland is home to a terrible secret, are you and your team of intrepid Ghost hunters brave enough to venture inside and awaken the evil spirits?
Assembly House of Horrors Afternoon Tea
Afternoon tea at The Assembly House is a truly decadent experience and a firm favourite amongst visitors and locals. But this Halloween they’re swapping out decadence for devilishness, with their House of Horrors Afternoon Tea! Guests can enjoy spooktacular sweet treats, sandwiches, and of course a great range of teas & coffee. Afternoon Tea costs £21.95 for one or £42 for two. £12.95 for children. To book Afternoon Tea, contact The Assembly House on 01603 626402.
The Pumpkin House, Thursford
If you’re looking for a fantastic pumpkin picking experience, look no further. The Pumpkin House is a stunning wooden structure, decorated with over 1,000 pumpkins and some spooky scarecrows – a perfect Halloween photo opportunity. This year, the mini-pumpkin house will be open, which is perfect for the little ones. There’s also a haybale maze, pumpkin totem poles, and Halloween music.