The best Halloween events to attend in Bristol

The spooky season is about to resurrect itself, but don't let yourself be caught out and not have something to do! Instead, check out our list of the best Halloween events in Bristol that we're dying to be at!

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 19th Oct 2023

Everyone loves it when Halloween comes around. It’s not exactly a “serious” holiday, so no one’s stuck passing veg to extended family members. But because it is a holiday, we've got a cracking excuse to go out and have fun however we see fit. 

But Halloween is approaching fast, and it’ll be here sooner than you realise. So if you’re in need of some ideas for how to spook up your weekend, here are the best Halloween events in Bristol. Secure your tickets below to ensure you aren’t stuck reading beer bottles this spooky season. 



Hot Chip Halloween

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Propyard in Bristol

Get ready to be bewitched by the beats of Hot Chip at Propyard on the most haunting night of the year as the venue transforms into a supernatural playground of music, mystery, and mayhem. You'll "BOOgie" to the infectious tunes and mixes by the legendary Hot Chip, along with an incredible lineup of support including Felix Joy (SWU FM), Maxxi Soundsystem, Milly On Air, and Tom PBR. 

This is one of the coolest Bristol Halloween events on the calendar this year, and we can't think of a groovier way to spend the spooky season in the city, grab tickets below!


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Bristol Comedy Cabaret - Saturday 8:00pm Show


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Pryzm Bristol in Bristol

If the thought of waking up with a blinding headache is putting you off the thought of celebrating the holiday, hold your horses. The Bristol Comedy Cabaret offers a much more laid-back Halloween night out compared to raving for 6 hours straight. Head over to enjoy three or more top UK comedians and laugh until you cry. 

And if you change your mind and fancy getting a little tipsy, you’ll get passes for free access to the nightclub after the show. 


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Shutdown: The Halloween House Party


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Lakota in Bristol

Going down on Halloween itself, Lakota boasts a Halloween-themed Shutdown special and fancy dress is encouraged! Two rooms will be taken over with a huge showcase of drum and bass, 140, garage, and more spun by DJs from all over the country. 

Tickets will only increase in price with each ticket release, so secure yours now to save yourself some money and enjoy this mad one! 


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[THE BLAST] Halloween Carnival of the Dead


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Motion in Bristol

One of the best clubs in Bristol sees the return of its famous spooky bassy party. With some massive names on the lineup including Shy FXA Little SoundDJ HazardChimpoBassLayerzA.M.CHarry ShottaSpyda, and more delivering the freshest tunes across three areas, all decked out for Halloween, tickets won’t last long. 


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BINGO LINGO XL - Document - Bristol - The Halloween Special



When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: DOCUMENT Bristol in Bristol

Bingo Lingo goes bigger than ever this Halloween, inviting over 1,000 bingo-loving ravers to get stuck into dance-offs, sing-offs, stage games, and more at one of the city’s newest venues. It’s going to be a bit creepy, a bit mad, and bloody hilarious with some amazing and some sh*t prizes, general ridiculousness, and more. Grab your ticket below before they’re gone! 


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One More Time - 90's & 00's Halloween Party


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: The Fleece in Bristol

This one’s cheap, cheerful, at a legendary venue, and, unless you’re freshly 18, chances are you’ll know all the songs. That’s a winner in our books! Delivering all the best 90s and 00s pop, R&B, dance, and hip-hop bangers, you can expect Britney, Oasis, Vengaboys, Destiny’s Child, and loads more as you celebrate the spookiest night of the year with your pals. 


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Return of the Halloween B-Movie Spectacular!


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Lost Horizon HQ in Bristol

Everyone loves a B-movie, don’t they? One of the most unique Bristol Halloween events, this one brings live bands and vinyl DJs to get you jamming at this B-movie-inspired party. Acts include rhythm and blues-punk band King Salami and the Cumberland Three, DJ Keb Darge and DJ duo Chicks With Decks playing Northern soul surf, garage punk, rock n roll, and more. Start planning your nature-inspired costume now as the most creative and terrifying have a chance to win prizes. 


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Brooklyn Zoo: Halloween HipHop Rave


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023 

Where: Motion in Bristol

Motion delivers one of the biggest Bristol Halloween parties for Halloween with hip-hop, trap, R&B, drill, afrobeats, and dancehall to over 3,500 ravers. More than just tunes, this one offers Halloween surprises, classic horror scenes playing on screens, haunted decor, scare actors, huge sound systems, and a £250 prize for the best Halloween costumes. 


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Off Me Nut - Bristol Halloween


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Clock Factory Bristol in Bristol

Off Me Nut comes in with a UKG, DnB, hardstyle, and bassline party from PhatworldSpongebob SquarewaveDr CrypticDeadbeat, and secret guest headliners still to be announced. Spread across two levels, this one’s an absolute bargain with tickets starting from a fiver, taking you to 3am. 


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Fun House of Horrors 2023


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Lakota in Bristol

Popping off with immersive decor, acrobatics, a haunted fairground, games, rides, and more, Lakota’s got you covered this Halloween. You can picture it now, you’re a bit drunk, jamming to disco, house, UKG, DnB, jungle, and party bangers over five rooms in a legendary club, stopping only to fuel up on sweets before hitting the dancefloor again. Incredible. 


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Electrikal Sound System - Dick & Dom [Halloween DNB Set]


When: Saturday 28th October 2023 

Where: The Trinity Centre in Bristol

When you were watching Dick and Dom as a kid, you probably never imagined you might be raving with them one day. But dreams do come true. Even when you don't realise you had the dream in the first place. Clearly one of the best Halloween events in Bristol by a mile, Dick and Dom are set to deliver a DnB while you skank out in front of them, decked out in your Halloween costume. Better still, there are secret headliners and hosts you’ll have to find out for yourself! 


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Time Is Now: Main Phase, Borai & DJ Ammi


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When: Thursday 26th October 2023

Where: Lost Horizon HQ in Bristol

Bristol’s Time Is Now has a residency at Lost Horizon on the last Thursday of the month. So if you want to fill your Halloween with as much party as possible (and if you can hack it), you could hit this event before heading out on Friday and Saturday too. Main PhaseBorai, and DJ Ammi spin UKG, breaks, and jungle. They’ll also be bringing an exclusive merch stall and doing record giveaways at each residency. 


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History of (G)Rave: Halloween - DJ EZ, Eats Everything & More


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Motion in Bristol

Bristol native Eats Everything returns to his hometown this Halloween armed with a massive lineup featuring Kitty Amor, Finn Faber, DJ EZ, A For Alpha, Ellis Roberts, Partiboi69DJ Heartstring, Simone, and Alexisitry. Taking over two of the city’s best clubs for a huge party that powers on until 5am for the event's first spooky spectacular at Motion.


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The Halloween Nightmare - Bristol


When: Monday 30th October 2023

Where: Motion in Bristol

Motion really isn’t messing about with parties this Halloween. If you’re brave enough, head over on the 30th for the most terrifying Halloween club show ever. Feel your stomach drop during the live freak stage show, jump out of your skin thanks to the walk-around circus performers, and celebrate the beginning of Halloween with a midnight confetti balloon drop. Music includes spooky tunes, chart, house, and R&B, so start planning your outfit for this one! 


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Nocturnal: Horror'een


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Coroners Court in Bristol

For those who are unfamiliar, Coroners Court is an extension of Lakota, a former mortuary, dark and cavernous, and this Halloween, it hosts Nocturnal, a high-energy house and techno night. While the lineup hasn’t been announced yet, we know we’re getting groovy house and techno all night long in one of the city’s best, rawest venues.


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FEAR at Avon Valley Scream Park

When: Friday 13th - Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Avon Valley Country Park in Bristol

Get ready for a bloody good night this October as FEAR at Avon Valley Scream Park launches its biggest season yet with a new blood-curdling scare attraction! Experience the award-winning lineup of scare mazes, including X4, VITA NOVA, Malefica, House of Clowns, and The Core for a thrilling night of terror.

To add to the unease, guests can witness an immersive exorcism in a gripping sit-down encounter at The Exorcism, promising an unparalleled level of terror for those daring enough to face it. And returning once more is the infamous fire show, thrilling funfair rides, and iconic street entertainment, making sure that nowhere is safe. Grab tickets now!



SuperMotive Halloween 16+ Rave - Bristol w/ Turno, Devilman & more

When: Thursday 26th October 2023

Where: Motion in Bristol

If you have some late teens in the house, who are too old to trick or treat but too young to go out this Halloween, then look no further than the SuperMotive Halloween 16+ rave at Motion this Spooky Season. They will be in for a proper treat as some of the biggest and best names in bass-fuelled revelry come to the city, to give them a rave that'll have them desperate to turn 18 to relive. With Turno, Sota, Devilman and more, this is not one for the 16-18 year-olds in Bristol to miss out on. Plus, with no alcohol in the venue, you can be assured that they won't be doing anything they shouldn't. Grab tickets below!


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Wookey Hole: The Home of Halloween.

When: Saturday 21st - Sunday 29th October 2023

Where: Wookey Hole in Wells

If you're willing to travel just outside of Bristol for some top-class Halloween scares, then Wookey Hole should be top of your list. The Witch of Wookey Hole has invited her family home for the holiday, turning Wookey Hole into a bustling coven of magical beings. But fear not, for these spellcasters prefer to treat children, rather than eat them.

With creepy adventures through the cave, a giant pumpkin patch, 4D cinema, and a Macabre mystery to solve, the littleuns will have a blast, and you too may even become possessed by the fun. Head over to their website and book your tickets now!



Questions Of No Importance - Halloween Special

When: Thursday 26th October 2023

Where: The Students Union At UWE in Bristol

If you're a student in Bristol, and you don't fancy going out this Halloween, then head down to the UWE student union and get involved in the Questions of No Importance - Halloween Special! It'll be a enchanting evening filled with hilariously irrelevant questions that truly have no importance.

For just £3, you can participate and stand a chance to win over £300 in fantastic prizes! With four quiz rounds and three exciting mini-games, you'll find yourself pondering questions like how many Danny DeVitos tall the Eiffel Tower is or trying to guess the number of Pot Noodles it takes to reach the daily calorie intake for the average man. 

Don't miss out on this spooktacular night of laughter and challenging inquiries!


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BED Mondays - Halloween Countdown

When: Monday 30th October 2023

Where: Pryzm in Bristol

Continuing on the student vibes, BED Mondays are an iconic night for any student in the city, but this spooky season, their Halloween Countdown event looks set to be scarily good fun for everyone in attendance. With Bristol's biggest ball pit (who doesn't love one of them), fancy dress photo booth, an arcade, Billie Eilish Disco, and so much more, there are few student nights out this Halloween that can match just how much is going on here. Grab your tickets below!


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Stranger Tings Art Exhibition

When: Friday 27th - Sunday 29th October 2023

Where: D Unit Gallery in Bristol

Get ready to unearth your devilish side and conjure up some spooky fun at the 'Stranger Tings' Art Exhibition! This chillingly captivating group show features new works from 25 of the most ghoulish artists in the underworld. Best of all, it's a free-entry event, so you can dive into the eerie atmosphere without breaking the bank.

Alongside the mesmeric artwork, you can enjoy tinglingly tempting Ting Cocktails, try your hand at bobbing for apples, groove to some musical bangers, and stand a chance to win prizes for your best fancy dress costume. With all the visual treats you could wish for, this is a Halloween event that is oh-so unique and one you won't want to miss!



Found: DJ Perception / Lady Passion

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Lost Horizon HQ in Bristol

Get ready for a thrilling Halloween night, as DJ Perception and Lady Passion, renowned figures from Rinse FM, take the stage for a spine-tingling party. It's a supernatural showdown of 2-step and 4x4 UKG, with crates full of beats that'll keep you moving all night long. The theme is "Unidentified Freeaaaky Objects", so dress up as the freakiest object from outer space your imagination can conjure.

This is one of the Bristol Halloween parties you won't want to miss! Grab tickets below now so as to not miss out!


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Technika Pt: III

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: The Island in Bristol

Elevate your Halloween with a groovy techno extravaganza featuring the finest international lineup at Black Heart Club's Technika Part: III - A Groovy Techno Halloween Party! Don your black attire and prepare to immerse yourself in the grooviest rhythms this Halloween at The Island in Bristol, a converted police station and prison turned into the ultimate rave venue.

Get ready for a night of pounding beats and trippy lights as you dance to an electrifying lineup featuring Argentinian sensation Michel Lauriola (Extended Set), Isabel Soto B2B SOTO, Hypah, and Jonas Weiss in the main room.

Don't miss out on the techno event of the spooky season, grab your tickets below!


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Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walk & Haunted Pub Stop Tour

When: Saturday 21st October - Saturday 18th November 2023

Where: All across the city centre, starting at College Green, Ferry Street in Bristol

Join the spooktacular adventure with the Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walk & Haunted Pub Stop Tour, one of Bristol's longest-running tours, perfect for those seeking a thrilling Halloween experience that's a bit out of the ordinary. This engaging and informative journey takes you through the eerie secrets of haunted buildings, iconic TV locations, and fascinating Bristol trivia; with each stop dripping in all things Macabre. 

Plus, for an extra dash of Halloween spirit, don't miss the chilling haunted pub stop along the way – it's a real treat, no tricks! Get ready for a night of enchantment and uncover the mysteries that lurk beneath the moonlit streets of Bristol.



Simple Things presents: Reuben James LIVE

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Lost Horizon HQ in Bristol

Join Simple Things for a Halloween experience that's anything but typical - presenting Reuben James LIVE, where the night promises to be a treat for those seeking to escape the usual Halloween tricks and enjoy a musical feast.

With virtuoso jazz techniques and a soulful, evocative voice, James has cultivated a distinctive sound, making him one of the most intriguing voices in UK music. Join us for a night of musical enchantment that transcends the ordinary Halloween experience.

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Jungle Crooks: MONSTERS VS VILLAINS Costume Rave

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: The Trinity Centre in Bristol 

Join the Halloween extravaganza in Bristol as the Jungle Crooks presents the "MONSTERS VS VILLAINS Costume Rave." Featuring a spine-tingling lineup including INJA, Dr Meaker, KLEU, Cheetah, Rebekah Dinnall, and YBOT, with hosting by Who Knew & Handz, this bewitched soirée promises electrifying beats and bone-chilling vibes.

Don your most wicked attire as goblins, ghouls, witches, and wraiths unite under the enchanting canopy of Jungle Crooks. Dance with the creatures of the night and let your dark side shine! It's a Halloween night like never before – don't miss it.


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Halloween Spooktacular! at Steinbeck and Shaw

When: Thursday 26th October 2023

Where: Steinbeck and Shaw in Bristol

Join the excitement at the Bristol Halloween Spooktacular! happening at Steinbeck and Shaw. Prepare for a night of spooky delights, where the venue will be magically transformed into a haunted haven with eerie decor and spine-chilling beats courtesy of a talented local DJ. Costumes are a must, and there are enticing prizes for the best-dressed attendees! Plus, every guest will be treated to 2 drink tokens to enjoy at the bar. Don't miss out on this frightfully fun evening of ghoulish entertainment.



Smack. Bristol | Halloween Special

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Gravity Nightclub in Bristol

Get ready for an electrifying Halloween night as Cardiff's renowned party, Smack, established since 2010, ventures into the heart of Bristol, where Gravity Bristol transforms into a cauldron of pulsating beats and spellbinding rhythms. This Halloween Special promises to be a night of eerie enchantment and mischievous revelry, with a spine-tingling blend of House, Garage, Trap, Rap, and DNB music to keep the spirits high.

As darkness falls and the moon rises, be prepared to dance the night away, as free drinks await you with every online ticket purchased. Join Smack for a Halloween experience like no other, where misbehavior reigns supreme and the night becomes a wicked, sonic treat for all who dare to enter. 


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This Is Your Musical – Halloween Spooktacular! at The Wardrobe Theatre

When: Friday 27th - Saturday 28th Oct 2023

Where: The Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol

Get strapped in as This Is Your Musical brings you a Halloween musical spectacular!

This Is Your Musical is a totally unique improvised musical theatre experience. Inspired by stories from the audience, the talented and quick-witted actors will instantly spin a brand-new musical tale, complete with characters, songs and choreography, all accompanied by a live band of improvising musicians. This Is Your Musical is an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza you have to see to believe. And for two nights, we will be providing a spooky musical experience tailored to you.




With so many fiendish forays happening in Bristol this Halloween, we couldn't possibly include them all in one list, so if you didn't find what you're looking for, find all of the Bristol Halloween Events on sale on Skiddle by clicking, or tapping - HERE 


If Bristol isn't taking your fancy this Halloween, check out our other Best Halloween Events lists from cities all across the country by clicking or tapping on the links below:

Birmingham, Cardiff, EdinburghGlasgowLeeds, Liverpool, London, ManchesterNewcastleSheffield


Still can't find what you're looking for? Explore all the eerie-sistible (sorry) Halloween events on Skiddle for every city in the UK has on offer this Halloween, by clicking or tapping on the links below:




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.