Halloween events in Norfolk
Published: Thursday 18th Oct 2018
Written by: Georgia Dawson
Halloween is fast approaching and Norfolk is brimming with exciting events, for children and adults. Whether you enjoy being terrified or simply want to explore night time nature, Norfolk is the place to be.
Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure
12th October – 3rd November 2018
Head to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure this Halloween for PrimEVIL. Taking place from Friday 12th October to Saturday 3rd November 2018, PrimEVIL is Norfolk’s biggest scare attraction featuring live actors, special effects, 5 frightening attractions with a variety of entertainment throughout the night, including our demonic horde of Street Performers, a licensed bar, BBQ and so much more.
Tickets: £10.00 (Scare Park Pass), £21.95 (PrimEvil All Haunts), £35.00 (PrimEvil Fast Track), £45.00 (PrimEvil VIP)
The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade
13th – 31st October 2018
During the day, explore the spooky decorations around the park, run through tree houses and zip on zip wires. However, be sure to stay until the sun sets – BeWILDerwood will begin glow in a magical light extravaganza as they celebrate their fabulous Glorious Glowing lantern parade! Try your hand at crafting a lantern for a Slitherigrub to call home and this will guide you through the dusty gloam. Don’t forget to wear your spookiest costume and visit their wonderful Face Painting Pavilion!
Tickets: (height) up to 3' free, from 3'-3'5" £13.50, taller than 3'5" £15.50
Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure
18th – 28th October 2018
Dippy and his spooky friends will transform the park into a playground for the ghouls with spooky decorations. Face your fears in the Secret Animal Garden, complete the trail to earn your special edition Halloween medal and, new for 2018, explore the Mayhem Monster Manor!Also, this October half term, receive a massive 50% off admission prices if you come in fancy dress! Whether you’re a spooky ghost, a scary monster or a sneaky cat, head to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure this half term for a range of fun activities for all ages (there are also fantastic prizes for fancy dress!)
Tickets: adult £14.95, child £16.95 (half price if in fancy dress)
Pensthorpe Trick or Tweet
Pensthorpe Natural Park
18th – 28th October 2018
This Halloween, visit Pensthorpe Natural Park for a Halloween extravaganza. Ideal for families, Trick or Tweet is packed with spooky arts and crafts, a creepy-crawly trail, spooky tales from the Pensthorpe wardens and much more.
Tickets: adults £11.95 (standard) or £10.95 (online), children £10.95 (standard) or £9.95 (online)
Bure Valley Railway
20th – 28th October 2018
This October half term, climb aboard the Spook Express. Take part in the children’s quiz to see how many spooky items can be spotted on the train journey, try out the fantastic colouring corner and visit the decorated Whilstlestop Café. To make this event even more special, Bure Valley Railway are giving a free train ticket to every child when accompanied by a paying adult (maximum 2 children per adult).
Family Halloween Trail
Museum of the Broads
20th – 29th October 2018
Visit the Museum of the Broads this Halloween and discover the ghosts of Broadland with this fun trail. You may even win a creepy prize!
Loco Horror Train
22nd – 31st October 2018
Produced by some of America's top Halloween Scare Attraction experts, LOCO Horror Train is the UK's first extreme live scare trip (train) experience. With a terrifying crew, a cast team of nearly 70 and over 20 miles of terror-stricken track, how long will you last? Loco will run twice every evening on the Mid-Norfolk Railway.
Tickets: £45.00 (9pm trains), £40.00 (5pm trains)
Creatures of the Night
NWT Hickling Broad
23rd October 2018, 6pm – 9pm
For the first time, discover the beauty of NWT Hickling Broad after dark! Look out for fascinating nocturnal wildlife on a nature trail, try out bat detecting and find out what owls eat for dinner. Bring a torch and don't forget to wrap up warm! Booking is essential - call 01603 625540.
Tickets: adults £4.50, children £6.50
Halloween at Holkham
25th – 28th October 2018
This Halloween, visit the beautiful Holkham Hall for a large range of fantastic activities. In the main hall between 10:00am and 4:00pm, there will be a murder mystery to solve, Halloween biscuits to decorate, spooky trails and a fantastic competition. More activities will be in Field to Fork between 10:00am and 5:00pm, including discovering what terrible murder weapon was used and searching for the escaped dinosaurs. There will be a Halloween Express tractor train ride to the eerie Walled Garden, where you will solve the final clue of the murder mystery, listen to spellbinding tales, carve your own pumpkin and much more!
Tickets: Adult £16.00, child £8, family: £44.00 (Holkham Hall, Field to Fork Experience and Walled Garden) or adult £7.50, child £3.75, family £21.00 (Field to Fork Experience and Walled Garden)Buy tickets online to save 10% off these prices. Additional charges for face painting and pumpkin carving.
Halloween Ghost Walk
28th - 31st October 2018
Join The Shadowcaster and his terrifying team for an evening of spine-chilling entertainment, featuring re-enactments of some of the region’s most haunted stories. Don't forget your Halloween costumes, but do dress warm! Best costume wins a prize. BBQ from 6pm at the Adam & Eve pub. Booking is essential.