Great Yarmouth Halloween Events

October Half Term in Norfolk this year runs from Saturday 21st October – Sunday 29th October, (although some parts of the country are the week before and others the week after!) so all of the local attractions will be offering a Halloween Theme, so if you are looking for somewhere to go this half term check out these Great Yarmouth Halloween Events.

Hippodrome Halloween Spooktacular

Join comedy duo JACK JAY and JOHNNY MAC, as they embark on a hilarious spooky journey for the whole family.

They will be joined by an amazing cast of stunning circus acts, dancers, and aerialists.

All set amongst an immersive spooky backdrop, that encompasses the iconic hippodrome 360 arena.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Pleasurebeach Fairground Fright Nights

Fairground Frights runs for five nights in 2023, from Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th October with an end-of-season firework display on the 29th October.

Three and a half hours of spooky rides and walk about characters. You can check out our review of Fairground Frights 2022 here

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Hirstys Halloween Hoot

An array of activities are on offer including face painting, a Halloween quiz, fancy dress competitions and an exploration of the maze.

Children can try out the park’s newly-installed climbing frame and slide and classics like the bouncing pillows and go-carts will also be open.

The Autumn Fairy will wind down each day by reading a story and hosting a singalong.

Every child will be able to pick a pumpkin from the on-site patch and decorate it in the crafting marquee.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Hirstys Encrypted Night Maze


Join them at Hirstys for the NEW Encrypted night maze.

27th and 28th October from 6.30pm – 10pm

Will you dare to enter the maze in the cover of darkness with scare actors lingering around the next corner?

Food available, Stocked Bar, Music. Tickets must be booked in advanced

Come and join them for the newest addition at Hirstys

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Ocean Rooms Halloween Family Night

Location : Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6PP

The Ocean Rooms are hosting a Halloween Family Night on Thursday 26th October, from 6-9pm

Bar Food available, tickets cost £5 per person, there will be disco divas Estelle and Shelley and a visit from Norfolk Ghostbusters!

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Brewers Fayre Halloween Thriller

Location : Runham Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 1SH

Brewers Fayre have got so much to offer this Halloween, with an incredible offer where you can treat the whole family for £18, available 16th to 31st October, Monday to Friday 12 – 6 pm only!

You can choose from a mouthwatering selection of dishes on the special Halloween family menu, with plenty of options to keep the kids and the grown-ups happy.

To really get things feeling spooky, you can add the Halloween drinks bundle – two of their speciality Halloween cocktails or mocktails along with two kids’ Halloween milkshakes for just £10. A deal so good, it’s scary! Why wait, book your table today.

Ghosts and ghouls are in the air, it’s time to play at Brewers Fayre! Looking to give your kids some fun this Halloween half-term? Come and enjoy the indoor soft play areas where it’s always playtime no matter the weather.

As well as the slides and climbing frames to clamber up and down, they have all sorts of daily activities for little ones to enjoy, including a WhoDunnit activity, Terrifying Treasure Hunt and Make your own Witches Hat. All led by their friendly team members.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

As you can see there are some fabulous Halloween Events in Great Yarmouth, but there are more amazing Halloween Activities within driving distance of Great yarmouth that you may want to consider.

Pleasurewood Chills


It’s time to enjoy a spooktacular half term on the East Coast, enjoy fang-tastic fun for all the family at Pleasurewood Chills. The park undergoes a creepy crawlie make over as we celebrate Halloween.

There’s fun for all the family. In addition to all your favourite rides, shows and attractions, there is spooky themed entertainment to enjoy the October festivities.

Enjoy the brand new experience, Coasters & Dragons, where you can meet the friendly fire-breathing guests.

From slime and pumpkin in the House of Little Horrors marquee, to the horror scare mazes for the extra brave, as well as the favourite Creepy Cave, where guests can get up close to and learn all about nature’s creepiest of crawlies including tarantulas, scorpions, bugs and much more.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Roarr Dinosaur Adventure Dippys Halloween

Location : Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5JE

It might be half-term but at ROARR! the Weston-Smythe School of Dinosaurs and the Undead is in session. Dippy and friends will be joined by a host of unusual Professors with hands on lessons and sessions.

Get your spook on this Halloween and meet some of the original teachers who have returned in various forms to bring order, discipline, and a good solid education to the guests of ROARR!

You will find 6 lessons to attend including Professor Bloodlust teaching history lessons about dinosaurs, Professor Crochet leads the dance classes with some ghostly tunes and other special Halloween activities.

As well as our well-known spook-tacular attractions being open, including Valley of the Dinosaurs, Predator High Ropes, Dippy’s Raceway and Dinomite Indoor Adventure Play.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Bewilderwood Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade

Norfolk Halloween Events

It’s the most fantastical time of the year, as BeWILDerwood’s famous Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade is back 14th-15th and 19th – 31st October, with a sparkly new story!

See the woods in whole new light, as you adventure through the magical light extravaganza and watch the story unfold as you journey through the woods down mysterious paths exclusive to this event. Make marvellous memories as a family, and don’t worry if you aren’t the bravest Boggle – it’s spooky not scary!

Start your adventure at dusk and craft your own Twiggle Twilight Lantern to help the Boggles light up the woods at Hazel’s Hideaway, before embarking on a journey through BeWILDerwood like you have never seen before.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Sealife A-Scarium

Explore the seas with this fin-tastically frightening activity trail, you get to see all of your favourite sea creatures with some ‘spooky’ additions.

Help our Sea Witch and Warlock look after their ocean home and fellow sea creatures by completing magical challenges throughout the aquarium.

Will you be brave enough to step up and help complete ‘spook-splash-tic’ challenges and fill in your activity sheet as you go?

Open from 14th October to 31st October 2023

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival

Location : Tunstead Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8QU

Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival is back for another year BIGGER & BETTER than ever before.

Tickets include unlimited access to Junior Farm & the Fun Park, plus a FREE pumpkin for every paying child. Get creative and enjoy carving in our undercover pumpkin marquee! Visit Wilma the Witch in our slime school, access the Field of Fun for our spooky maize maze and play in our creepy mini maze.

During your visit to Junior Farm & Fun Park Pumpkin Festival you can collect your FREE Pumpkin for each paying child from our HUGE Pumpkin Patch, carve it in our Carving Marquee.

The children LOVED visiting last year, check out our thoughts HERE

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park Pumpkin Pickin

Location : Church Rd, Reedham, Norwich NR13 3UA

Pettitts Pumpkin Pickin’ event is back BIGGER and better than ever this year!

So if you’re looking for some SPOOOOKY Halloween fun this October half term?

Why not visit Norfolk’s Premier Family Park and enjoy FREE Halloween Pumpkin Pickin from 21st October – 29th October as well as the Spook-tacular rides, animals & attractions for a family fun day out!

All paying children gets to pick a pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch, take it to the carving area using the little wheelbarrows where the carving team will be on hand to help you create, carve & keep your spooky pumpkin!

That’s not all, they have daily spooky Halloween shows at the Temple Theatre.

For further details including dates/times/prices please CLICK HERE

So Many Great Yarmouth Halloween Events taking place this year, which one will you be visiting ?

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