The best Halloween events to attend in Newcastle

Ready for your stomach to churn? For your heart to race? To feel fear and adrenaline rushing through you? Check out these killer Halloween events in Newcastle for a spooky, unforgettable Halloween weekend.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 10th Oct 2022

Halloween isn’t just fun for kids. Adults get into just as much mayhem by dressing up in crazy costumes and heading out for a wild night of terrors. And as Halloween creeps closer and closer, now’s the time to think about how you want to spend it, whether that’s in the club or with the family. 

Tickets for Halloween events in Newcastle are flying out already, so there’s no time to lose! To help you get the wheels in motion, we gathered some of the biggest, best, and spookiest events here. Check them out!


The Horror Car Wash 


When: Daily events from Monday 24th October - Tuesday 1st November

Where: Rainton Arena, Houghton-le-Spring

One event that’s been blowing up on Skiddle is The Horror Car Wash. A half-hour drive from Newcastle, The Horror Car Wash goes down in Houghton-le-Spring. Imagine it. You’re in your car, with thick bubbles covering the windscreen. Then you jump out of your skin as special effects, lights, and actors go wild in front of you. It’s a unique and terrifying experience, to say the least. The perfect way to kick off Halloween and is easily one of the best Halloween events in Newcastle. 


Find tickets for The Horror Car Wash - here



Bounce Heaven in association with Ministry Of Bounce - Halloween 


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When: Friday 28th October 2022

Where: Digital, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Join over 1,600 ravers in their scariest Halloween costumes at Digital for a late-night party that bounces on until 4 am. The venue will be decked out in Halloween decor, and will see a huge lineup across its two rooms. One DJ confirmed to be hitting the decks is Andy Whitby, a veteran with hard house, hard dance, and bounce bangers. Having sold out in the past, and with the early bird tickets already gone, secure your tickets now to get in on this crazy rave.


Find tickets for Bounce Heaven in association with Ministry Of Bounce - Halloween - here



Sinister Circus - Halloween Special w/ Pete Tong, Mighty Mouse 


When: Saturday 29th - Sunday 30th October 2022

Where: The Lofts, Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Lofts will be going off this Halloween with a lineup of DJs to turn your night up to 11. Legendary dance music DJ Pete Tong will be headlining the Sinister Circus with support from Mighty Mouse, Hannah Holland, and more. Expect themed rooms, prizes, and house and disco tunes up until 3 am. It’ll be a big one!


Find tickets for Sinister Circus - Halloween Special w/ Pete Tong, Mighty Mouse - here



Big Kid Circus in Blaydon 


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When: Saturday 29th October 2022

Where: Blaydon Rugby Football Club, Newcastle Upon Tyne

With performances at 1 pm, 4 pm, and 7 pm, this whacky, family-friendly circus is easy to fit around your schedule. You’ll be sat on the edge of your seat for this wild performance that features dare devils on motorbikes and bicycles, aerial artists, performances including the use of power tools, and more. But we won’t tell you more and spoil it for you! 


Find tickets for Big Kid Circus in Blaydon - here



Underground House, Minimal & Techno Every Friday 


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When: Friday 28th October 2022

Where: The Lofts, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Back with another of its “proper” raves, The Lofts is having another huge party that’ll have you dancing until close at 3 am. Resident DJs Jonny Burn, Jesse Santos, and Matty Robson will be spinning underground house, minimal, and techno tunes all night long accompanied by performers. So stick on your best Halloween costume and bust some moves all night long. 


Find tickets for Underground House, Minimal & Techno Every Friday - here



NTE Presents Forbidden II


When: Saturday 29th October 2022

Where: Bohemia, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Prefer the harder, darker sounds of electronic music? Bohemia is offering hard dance, techno, hard trance, and hard house tunes until 3 am this Halloween weekend. And if you’re skint, you’ll be happy to hear tickets are only £6! The club will be bouncing all night long thanks to a tasty lineup of DJs, including DJ Dan Parkin, Marky, Snakeo, Rob Leach, Deano, and more. This is gonna be one creepy, freaky rave. 


Find tickets for NTE Presents Forbidden II - here



Hedkandi Present A Halloween Twisted Disco 


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When: Sunday 30th October 2022

Where: Colonel Porters Emporium, Newcastle Upon Tyne

A more sophisticated event, the Twisted Disco is going down at the stunning, vintage Colonel Porters. With leather armchairs, a piano, a botanical garden, and plenty of cocktails, if you want to celebrate Halloween in style, this is the event for you. So don your best Halloween costume and head over to enjoy the sounds of DJs spinning club classics, disco, and house tunes accompanied by a saxophonist and percussionist. There’ll also be prizes for the best outfits! 


Find tickets for Hedkandi Present A Halloween Twisted Disco - here



Bass Jamz w/ Archie Hamilton and Fabe 


When: Friday 28th - Saturday 29th October 2022

Where: The Lofts, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Kick off your Halloween weekend early on Friday the 28th at superclub The Lofts for their Halloween special. And who better to provide the tunes for your hedonistic night out than a lineup of DJs blaring bouncy house, minimal techno, soulful house, and funky house tunes all night long? Some DJs on the lineup include Archie Hamilton, Fabe, and b2b sets from The Lofts resident disc jockeys. With just the final tier of tickets left for this event, you know it’s going to be mad. So secure your tickets now to avoid disappointment! 


Find tickets for Bass Jamz w/ Archie Hamilton and Fabe - here



This year’s Halloween events in Newcastle are looking stunning. Whether you want a proper rave, a more sophisticated do, a brand-new horror experience or something else entirely, we can sort you out with the best Halloween events in Newcastle.

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Click or tap here to check out what other spooky events are going down in Newcastle this year.



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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