Halloween is just around the corner and there's no shortage of spook-tacular things to do, for both kids and adults, in Bath this month. From trails for brave Halloween explorers to creepy craft workshops and ghastly ghost tours, there's something for everyone to enjoy - if you dare!
Spooky Fun at Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park
Grab your broomsticks and make your way over to Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park for Spooky Fun this October. Running from the 27th October to 4th November, guests of all ages will enjoy an immersive street theatre, a Monster Trail, a Creepy Crawly Showcase, Pumpkin Carving and their all-new Trick Or Treat Doors - what will be waiting for you behind them?
Wizard Adventure Weekend at Avon Valley Railway
Grab your wands and get ready to help search for the missing magic as you join the Grand Old School of Wizardry at Avon Valley Railway! Board the steam train, meet the characters and enjoy the adventure! Perfect for all ages, from the 26th to 27th October.
A Halloween Tale - Mysteries of the Cave at Cheddar Gorge and Caves
This Halloween, get ready for some ghoulish goings-on at Cheddar Gorge and Caves. Some infamous Halloween figures have come to life and are wondering the Caves, and they need your help to figure out what they want! Keep an eye of for Dracula, Dorian Gray and Frankenstein’s Monster as you make your way through the spectacular Cave to solve the mystery. Taking place from the 27th October to 4th November, this is an exciting and immersive experience for all ages.
Week of the Dead Fiesta at the American Museum and Gardens
Kicking off their fun-filled Week of the Dead Fiesta, the American Museum and Gardens is hosting a Family Fun Trail. Bring your family and friends along on the 24th October for a journey around their new gardens and the chance to win prizes! Following this, on the 23rd October, you can get creative and design your own sugar skull at their sugar skull decorating workshop. Come back the next day on the 24th October to carry on the creativity and create your own scary costume at their family workshop!
Prior Park Halloween Trail
There’ll be a spooky trail to follow around Prior Park Landscape Gardens from 27th October to 4th November. Make it to the end and you’ll win a prize, but watch out for the giant Halloween bats that have taken over the park!
David Walliams’ Awful Auntie
Head down to the Theatre Royal Bath from 23rd to 27th October to catch David Walliams' amazing tale of frights, fights, friendship, a very large owl, a small ghost and a very awful auntie ... Live on stage!
Halloween at the Museum of East Asian Art
Bring your family along to celebrate Halloween at the Museum of East Asian Art this October. Spend the 30th October listening to some scary East Asian ghost stories and on the 31st October make masks inspired by some of the monsters, demons and spooky animals that can be found all throughout East Asian tradition!
The Great British Autumn at Longleat
Longleat’s Halloween events will help celebrate all that’s great about the British Autumn, from 21st to 29th October. In addition to meeting some magical owls in the Longhouse, make sure you try your hand at pumpkin carving and take a tractor ride around the park!
Spooky Stage Sets at The Holburne Museum
Bring the little ones along to The Holburne Museum from the 30th to 31st October to make a mini stage-set complete with spooky skeletons and frightful ghouls! Afterwards, you can have hours of fun creating your own at home.
For Adults and Older Kids
FEAR at Avon Valley
Not for the faint-hearted, head to Avon Valley throughout October for some seriously scary immersive scenarios. Three attractions going by the fearsome names of Phobia, Purgatory and Anarchy Live will drop visitors (or perhaps victims) straight into the action. You can also expect street theatre, fire shows and a funfair, so get ready for some hair-raising scares!
Motorcity Halloween Special at Komedia
Komedia is inviting you to this years Motorcity Halloween Special on the 27th October! Come in your finest and freakiest fancy dress for a chance to win some big prizes! There’ll be tricks, treats, and some terrifying towering clowns!
The Discord Halloween Party at Moles
Baths infamous Halloween party will be back on 31st October at Moles. Expect blood-curdling live music, a Fancy Dress competition with a cash prize, horror movies being played on their HD screen, a fully decorated Moles and more Halloween themed drinks than you can shake a severed limb at!