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9 Halloween events happening across Liverpool that are perfect for the kids


It’s that time of the year when things get that bit spookier across Liverpool as Halloween is on the way.

For the kids, its a great because they can get into their spookiest of outfits, carve pumpkins and, best of all, get loads of free sweeties from the neighbours!

Across Liverpool this Halloween, there’s loads going on for the kids. So, with that in mind, check out these nine events happening that the whole family can enjoy.

Pumpkin Festival – Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm, Ormskirk 

There’s some spooky goings on at Farmer Ted’s throughout October with a fabulously fearsome Pumpkin Festival.

You can go in search for the perfect pumpkin to carve, splat the gruesome ghouls on Farmer Ted’s Ghost Hunter’s paintball experience, listen to scary stories and enter fancy dress competitions – you can even meet Wendy the Witch!

There’s tons of stuff to make you shiver between now and October 31.

More info here.

9 Days of Spooky Fun – Southport Pleasureland

‘Happy Halloween’ is back at Pleasureland – and because they know you love it, they’re making the park spooktacularly special this October Half Term.

During nine days of spooky thrills, you can expect to see pumpkins galore, bats, spiders, ghostly gardens and more! 

You can even book for their spooky experience which includes a live theatre performance of the “Twitchy Witch”, have a family picture taken against a spooky background and even meet the witch herself and get a ghoulishly good gift.

More info here.


Halloween Intrepid Explorer Days at Knowsley Safari

Grrrruesome with a capital ‘G’. Knowsley Safari is organising some grisly games for intrepid explorers who love animals, wildlife and of course Halloween! 

The day is aimed at 8-10 year olds and will start with some ghoulish games, before making a Halloween trick or treat for one of the animals! 

There’ll be a foot safari, a bewitching ride on the baboon bus and a horrifying Halloween craft to take home, and it’s all happening between October 23-31.

More info here.

Spooky Welly Walk – Sefton Park

On October 23, the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is turning Sefton Park spooky with its Halloween-themed two-mile fundraising walk. 

After many months stuck inside, it’s inviting little ‘uns to get out for a fangtastic day. They will be keeping your little monsters entertained with games, giveaways and street performances all along the route.

The Spooky Welly Walk will be held between 11am and 5pm.

More info here.

Halloween Spooktacular – Dobbies Liverpool

Kids can get stuck into terrifying treats before taking part in ghoulish games and devilish dancing at Dobbies between October 28-31.

Each event will hold a fancy-dress competition – so make sure your little ones wear their most Spooktacular fancy dress costume to be in with a chance of winning a prize.

There’ll also be fiendish food and every child will be given a Halloween Cookie.

More info here.

The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade – BeWILDerwood, Cheshire

Join BeWILDerwood after dusk between October 23-31, for a Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade and see the woods in a whole new light.

Start your adventure by crafting your own Boggle Bindle Lantern to help the Boggles light up the woods at Hazel’s Hideaway, then embark on a journey through twilight woodland … keeping an eye out for the BeWILDerwood characters who might peer out to say ‘yoo-hoo!’ – or ‘Boo’!

Don’t worry if you aren’t the bravest Boggle – it’s spooky not scary!

More info here.

Church Farm Family Fright Festival, Wirral

You can enjoy the farm’s usual attractions, including pedal go-karts, tractor rides, animal feeding and an adventure playground – but don’t forget to take a beastly barrel train ride or walk the scarecrow trail on this special spooky day out.

You can also pick a pumpkin to buy and take home to carve. The event is on until October 31.

More info here.

Ottersghoul at Otterspool Adventure Centre

A haunted maze, a spooktacular show and tons of ghoulish entertainment are promised at Otterspool’s shiveringly good Ottersghoul Halloween event.

There’ll be two sessions a day – morning and afternoon – between October 23 and 31, as well as an Ottersghoul Halloween Party on Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31.

More info here.

Katumba Halloween Carnival & BlaST’s launch – Bombed Out Church and Liverpool ONE

Every Halloween, Katumba transforms the city centre into a ‘playground of imagination’, with pop up performances and big, bold, visual shows, and this year’s no different.

The action will take place on Sunday, October 31, between 5pm and 9pm and there’ll be drums, fire, lights, dance, theatre and more.

It’s part of the ‘Routes & Roots-Festival of the African Diaspora’, as well as the official Liverpool City Council Black History Month programme of activities.

More info here.

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