The best Halloween events to attend for families

Round up your tiny terrors and head out to one of our wonderfully wicked family Halloween events.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 7th Oct 2022

Sweets, chocolate, and fancy dress - Halloween is obviously one of the best days of the year for little monsters. Naturally, you’ll end up carrying their bag full of sweets while they run off to the next house screaming with joy, but you can always pinch a few goodies from their bag while they aren’t looking. We won’t tell. 

But why not show the little devils what other fun there is to have on Halloween? It isn’t just about sugar highs. There’s no better way to get in the spirit than at a hair-raising Halloween event. 

Celebrate the season with the family at any of our spooktacular family Halloween events. Choose from Halloween raves, haunted roller discos, fancy dress parties, spooky quests to defeat evil, and more. If you dare!


Halloween Kids Party @ Frankie's 


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When: Monday 31st October 2022

Where: Frankie's, Liverpool L23 2UE

Frankie's in Liverpool is welcoming you and your little guys and ghouls to their Halloween bash! Littluns can enjoy free snacks and drinks and, of course, sweets. There’ll also be DJs and entertainment, including apple bobbing and more. And adults go free!


Find tickets for Halloween Kids Party @ Frankie's - here



Family Halloween Fancy Dress Disco


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When: Friday 28th October 2022

Where: Bredbury Hall Hotel, Stockport SK6 2DH

Stockport’s stunning Bredbury Hall is returning with its brilliant family Halloween disco. Back by popular demand, the party will feature children's entertainment, themed crafts, and the tunnel of doom! So bring your family, friends and little demons down in your best costumes for a night of fun and a chance to win the best fancy dress prize! Expect lots of tricks and treats!


Find tickets for Family Halloween Fancy Dress Disco - here



Kids Halloween Fancy Dress Party


When: Saturday 29th October 2022

Where: Raze The Roof Indoor Play And Laser Tag, Penryn TR10 9EP

There’s no better way to get in the spooky spirit than to immerse yourself in scary worlds. Head over to this ghoulish fancy dress party to be transported into a world of zombies using futuristic VR games! If that’s too spooky, there’s still lots to enjoy, such as the spoon and eyeball race, the haunted disco, and prizes for all in fancy dress. Adults go for 50p, and kids' tickets include a hot dog and a drink. 


Find tickets for Kids Halloween Fancy Dress Party - here



Stranger Things Halloween Special (family session) 


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When: Saturday 29th October 2022

Where: Roller Jam, Birmingham B9 4EL 

Back with their biggest themed event yet, Roller Jam is taking you to the upsidedown. Skate around this eerie party complete with immersive stage production, themed dancers, and character skaters. There’ll be themed bites, including burgers, sweet treats, and even cocktails. So strap on your skates and put on your best Stranger Things costume for a chance to win a VIP booth with a £300 drinks package. The minimum age for this event is 7, so little devils are welcome!


Find tickets for Stranger Things Halloween Special (family session) - here



Born To Be Wild Child Family Halloween Party


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When: Saturday 29th October 2022

Where: YES, Manchester M1 7DB

Get down to YES for one of the best family Halloween events in Manchester this year. There’ll be a disco playing rock and guitar anthems with Halloween jams thrown in and a balloon drop, bespoke Halloween-themed crafts, parachute games, a colouring mural, face painting, temporary tattoos, bubbles, and so much more. For food, there’s delicious pizza and vegan junk food. Alcoholic drinks are available for adults and, of course, there’ll be drinks for kiddos too. 


Find tickets for Born To Be Wild Child Family Halloween Party - here



Rave Kidz - Halloween Party


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When: Sunday 30th October 2022

Where: Riva Preston, Preston PR1 1DJ

Introduce your little angels and devils to the wonderful world of raving at the Rave Kidz Halloween Party. All about unity, the tunes will be uplifting family-friendly tunes so you can all cut some shapes on the floor together. There’ll also be a £100 prize for the best fancy dress, laser shows, candy floss, a UV glow party, games, popcorn, hot dogs, Halloween decor, and mascots. 


Find tickets for Rave Kidz - Halloween - here



Halloween Immersive Cinema Scare Attraction


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When: Friday 28th - Monday 31st October 2022

Where: Venue TBC, Glasgow

With a minimum age of 16, this is one for older families. We all love a good horror movie, but this immersive experience takes it to a whole other level. You’ll be hiding behind your hands as a live cast of our favourite horror icons roam around and act out the scariest scenes. There’ll also be your favourite movie snacks available such as hot dogs and popcorn, and a bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 


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West End Musical Halloween


When: Monday 31st October 2022

Where: The Lyric Theatre, London W1D 7ES

Celebrate Halloween with some eerie-sistibly good show tunes from some of the best musicals ever written. Expect songs from Phantom Of The Opera, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Addams Family, Little Shop Of Horrors, and more performed by the biggest stars of the West End. Stars such as Courtney Bowman, Jordan Shaw, and more will bring these spooky songs to life for an all singing, all dancing night of fun. 


Find tickets for West End Musical Halloween - here



The Ultimate Children's Halloween Disco (age 0-12)


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When: Factory Project, Liverpool L20 8EA

Where: Saturday 29th October 2022

Going down in Factory Project is the Ultimate Children’s Halloween Disco! Get your spook on in your best fancy dress as the zombie DJ host spins the best Halloween tunes brought to life (or death!) with festival lighting, creepy smoke machines, bubbles and snow. Expect a terror-ific time with entertainment, games, prizes, and funfair games. 


Find tickets for The Ultimate Children's Halloween Disco (age 0-12) - here





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When: Friday 7th October until Monday 31st October 2022

Where: Silverburn Shopping Centre, Glasgow

The Spooktacular attraction returns to Silverburn Shopping Centre, offering thrills and chills to your little monsters!  Back and creepier than ever, let your little guys and ghouls feel the spooky spirit and the rush of adrenaline as they scream on devilishly fun rides. With a wristband granting access for four hours, they’ll have the chance to immerse themselves in the sinister Halloween atmosphere and experience each ride properly. 


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There are so many killer family Halloween events going down, it’s hard to choose! But if none of these spoke to you, we're certain there’s one that’ll help you have the Halloween of your nightmares!

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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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