The best Halloween events to attend in Sheffield

The spooky season is creeping up, but don't let the events scare you last minute! Instead, check out our list of the best Halloween events in Sheffield that we're dying to be at!

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 18th Oct 2023

Halloween is everyone's favourite excuse to get silly drunk in an outfit you've spent way too much money on, have a great laugh with your pals, and dance the night away to the Monster Mash (okay, maybe not that last one). It's always great fun, and if you live or are visiting the Steel City this spooky season then you're going to want to know where all the best Halloween events in Sheffield are happening.

So if you're after a memorable one this year, then first you're gonna have to start planning that outfit, but almost immediately after, you're going to have to consult our list and book one of these frightful frivolities. Get scrolling and start planning your Halloween in Sheffield now!  




When: Saturday 28 October 2023

Where: Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham

We know what you're first thoughts are, Rotherham isn't Sheffield? Well, for this one we are making an exception, as Fearfest is quite possibly the biggest (well it's definitely the bassist) Halloween event in the whole country. 

If you have ever been to FearFest before you’ll know how big this event is! The biggest acts from all over the world & the biggest production you’ll see at any Halloween event in the UK! Well, actually, the team behind it are asking you to imagine that and double it, because this is the 11TH YEAR & by all accounts, it's gonna blow you away!

From Bugzy Malone to Hybrid Mind to Holy Goof, as well as Dimension, Hedex, Bou, Andy WhitbyTurno, TS7, Jamie Duggan, Kings of the Rollers, and so many more, the scariest thing is probably going to be your bass face. Grab your tickets now so as not to miss out on this one!


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BINGO LINGO - Sheffield Students Union - Halloween Special

When: Thursday 26th October 2023

Where: Sheffield Students' Union Concourse in Sheffield

Right, we know what you're thinking, Bingo on Halloween? Is that not what Nan does? Well, whilst you may not be wrong, if you took your Nan to Bingo Lingo she may be haunting you before it's over.

Bingo Lingo Liverpool is all about a loud, proud, and riotous time. In their words, they've taken bingo, shaken all the dust-out and turned it into one mad, confetti-filled, party-bingo night! Plus, the festivities only get better come Halloween, with the fancy dress all but compulsory, venue decor, horrific on-stage antics from their stage demons & DJs, plus a gruesome twist on all their prizes. This one will sell out, so don't hold back and get them tickets now!


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It's A Sheffield Ting: Halloween Special

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Dryad Works in Sheffield

Join Tru Chemistry, Chip Butty, and The Night Shift as they present the ultimate Halloween experience at "It's a Sheffield Ting: Halloween Special." This bass-fuelled event is one of the Steel City's most anticipated annual Halloween raves, and this year, it's back with a bang!

Featuring a colossal lineup of 37 of Sheffield's finest artists, the party will be rocking at Dryad Works, the city's ultimate Bass venue. With three rooms of the best Drum N Bass, Bassline, Garage, House, and Speed Garage, this event promises an unforgettable night of spine-tingling beats and a spooky visual spectacle. As Sheffield Halloween events go, this one will be absolutely massive! Grab tickets below!


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The Living Dead Crawl

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Venues across the city centre

If you are a stickler for a bar crawl, then this Halloween, join the zombie hoard across Sheffield Streets as The Living Dead Crawl takes over the city on Halloween night. The crawl will kick-start at Revolution Sheffield, before taking you across 9 more of the city's finest venues - each has its own spooky transformation to show you.  

Tickets start from just £5 and will get you guaranteed entry into every venue, and a guaranteed right of booze-fuelled hilarity in the spookiest of surrounds. Especially good for you students!



The Velvet Burlesque presents Cabaret Gothique - Halloween

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Sheffield Library Theatre in Sheffield

An award-winning extravaganza of fabulous Burlesque, Cabaret, Circus, and variety acts, The Velvet Burlesque is bringing a Halloween show of mesmeric proportions to the Steel City this year, titled Cabaret Gohtique. Expect death-defying tricks, terrifying costumes and seriously impressive moves from the likes of Abigail Collins, Romany - Diva of Magic, Cleopantha, Anna Fur Laxis, Polly Cyr, Donna Divine, and Lee Keenor. 

A scarily unique way to spend Halloween! Grab your tickets below!


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Halloween Warehouse Rave - Hyperactive World X Skyline

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Code in Sheffield

Get ready for an unprecedented Halloween experience in Sheffield as a Frankenstein-esque collaboration of thrilling proportions, between the event powerhouses Hyperactive World and Skyline, bring you a Halloween Warehouse Rave of Terryfying proportions!

Featuring mind-blowing production, mesmerizing decor, captivating laser shows, and the spine-tingling presence of real-life zombies, the organizers have spared no effort to curate the most sizzling lineup in town. This, unquestionably, is the most colossal event ever orchestrated by the team, where they've enlisted the visionary architects behind Elrow, Creamfields, and Boomtown to utterly transform the Code into something truly special.

Be part of history and join them for a Halloween experience like no other! Grab tickets below!


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The Leadmill: Halloween Festival of Horrors

When: Thursday 26th October - Wednesday 1st November 2023

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

The Leadmill have a whole week's worth of Sheffield Halloween events coming over the spooky season, which sees their regular club nights transfigure themselves into a demonic version of what they once were; all ready to spook you into a boogie this Halloween. Find out more information, and tickets for each below!


Wicked Whispers: A Disney Villain Club Night

When: Thursday 26th October 2023 

The world of Disney isn’t just princess stories and happily ever afters! It’s also home to some of the most notorious villains of all time, so get ready to hear all of the best songs from all of your favourite nefarious characters alongside a mix of Disney classics & singalong pop anthems, for a Halloween celebration that isn't as scary as the rest, but will have a certain few of you in a chokehold of Disneyfication!


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Leadmill Fridays - Halloween Festival of Horrors

When: Friday 27th October 2023 

Leadmill Fridays Festival of Horrors is awakening for another frighteningly fun Halloween celebration! Join hundreds of other students, alongside some of Sheffield’s finest and favourite DJs, for the ultimate Friday fright night of Chart, House, RnB and Non-Stop Indie Pop anthems, with cash prizes for the spookiest and most spectacular outfits & costumes of the night.

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SONIC Saturday - Halloween Festival of Horrors

When: Saturday 28th October 2023 

The much anticipated SONIC Saturday Spooktacular is back for another spine-tingling Halloween special. If you’re a Halloween enthusiast craving a night where the music takes centre stage then look no further as this is the night for you as they'll be spinning indie, disco and pop-punk anthems, as well as the freshest new anthems to soundtrack your night under the full moon. Plus, there's no need to haunt your wallet with the to-die-for-drink deals. Grab your tickets below!


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Club Tropicana - Halloween Festival of Horrors

When: Sunday 29th October 2023  

Club Tropicana is back for its annual Halloween Extravaganza! The spooky vibes will be in full effect as you dance the night away to the best of 80’s Pop and Disco! PLUS the legendary Rick Astley is playing two sold-out shows beforehand so there's no better way to celebrate than at this haunted shindig!

As always, there are cash prizes for the best costumes and some seriously wicked rink deals to be had. Grab your tickets now!


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The Leadmill - Festival of Horrors

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023  

On Halloween night, join in as Leadmill opens its doors and plays host to a Festival of Horrors. Find yourself hauntingly at home, surrounded by ghosts, ghouls and a ghastly good spooky atmosphere! However, there will be no eerie silence, as they’ll be blasting out bangers until the early hours. Expect the very best Indie & Pop Party anthems alongside 90s & 00s throwback classics.

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Wrong Crowd Halloween

When: Wednesday 1st November 2023  

It’s Halloween every day of the year at Wrong Crowd, but that just means that these ones go extra hard. Sheffield’s favourite alt club night is opening up for a Halloween special for a night of face-melting night of emo, nu-metal, rock & pop pop-punk anthems with resident DJ Liam.

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Planet Zogg Halloween Ball

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Yellow Arch Studios in Sheffield

Get ready for a spine-tingling cosmic adventure at the Monster Planet Zogg Halloween Ball at Yellow Arch this Halloween! In the Zogg Vortex, top producer Neill Moore and visuals maestro Zickozick will be joining the party. Plus, three thrilling Zogg debuts, including Northern psy-trance legend Lorraine, Crystal Kids creator Ramizes, and the one and only Beau Jack, with Greg Zogg completing the lineup. All while cosmic visuals by Monkey Business Studios and Jedi immerse you in the experience.

Attendees are encouraged to dress up as Zombie Space Monsters, with exciting prizes for the best costumes! Cirque du Bleurgh and the Rubbish Robots from Outerspace will keep the entertainment going, and Freak Street Cafe will ensure everyone stays fueled. This epic event promises an intergalactic experience like no other! Grab your tickets now!


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BassOff: Back In Business! Fancy-Dress Halloween Special!

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Southbank Warehouse in Sheffield

The BassOff Crew have announced their long-awaited return event after a summer hiatus! An evening of Fancy-Dress Halloween hedonism will take place at the trusted Southbank Warehouse, featuring the incredible Raze Soundsystem! Attendees can expect a diverse musical journey with 4x4, Free-Party Trance, DnB, Jungle, Live Jungle, Mutant breaks, and plenty of skankalicious lunacy.

Given the proximity to Halloween, this will be an invitational fancy-dress event, with the best three costumes receiving free BassOff tickets to the next event so get your outfits planned ASAP and grab your tickets below!


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Halloween Masquerade Ceilidh

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Theatre Deli in Sheffield

Get ready for a thrilling Halloween night with Powerhouse Ceilidh Band on October 31st!

Hailing from Sheffield, Powerhouse, the masters of geek-rock-folk-metal ceilidh, accompanied by caller Daisy Black, will introduce you to various folk dances - jigs, reels, hornpipes, and polkas. What sets this apart is the fusion of these traditional steps with the invigorating sounds of rock, folk, and metal, adorned with pop culture references suitable for all ages.

You don't need any prior dance experience; they'll guide you through the steps. So, put on your mask and dancing shoes for an energetic and unforgettable ceilidh night! 



East End Dubs: Official FearFest Afterparty

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Tank Nightclub in Sheffield

If you're heading down to FearFest, and after the day's antics, you still feel like you want to go harder, then do not fear, as Tank has an Official Afterparty for you, at which, the illustrious East End Dubs will be doing a 3-hour set, and the music will be going on until 6 in the morning, when the birds start singing and the vampires have to rush home to avoid the sun.

Support is TBA, but this one will sell out, so continue the skank and get yourself down to Tank after FearFest. Tickets below!


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Percolate Presents: DJ BORING, salute, SUCHI

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: FORGE in Sheffield

Percolate touchdown at Forge Warehouse for one of the very best Sheffield Halloween parties this spooky season; with a stacked lineup for a dance floor shakedown. Heading up the bill is the Australian-born, London-based underground house aficionado, DJ Boring, alongside Salute, a Brighton-based, Vienna-born electronic music producer; both spinning the desk until 5am. If you're after a proper boogie this Halloween, instead of the usual themed costume parties, then look no further, tickets are below!


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Crafty Cats Spooky Halloween Special!

When: Wednesday 25th October 2023

Where: Sheffield Plate in Sheffield

If you want to get your little uns out and about for a bit more than a trick or treat this Halloween, then this Halloween Disco courtesy of the Crafty Cats Kids Club! They can don their dancing shoes and witches hats, get broomsticks at the ready, and have a spooktacular time with spooky games, Halloween crafts, and prizes for the best fancy dress!!

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CORPseFest - Halloween at CORP!

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Corporation in Sheffield

Social Circle & CORP are teaming up for Halloween to bring you CORPseFest! A brand new Halloween Club Night with insane production levels comparable to a mini festival! Corp will be transformed like you've never seen before, with spooky decor, frightening dancers, and of course a club full of CORPse's dancing till dawn!

Halloween in Sheffield is a celebration like nothing else, consistently pulling in some of the biggest crowds of the year, and we can't wait to get down and dirty at CORP this Halloween with 4 rooms of madness to choose from; tickets below!


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When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

One of the most exciting rock acts on the scene today, the mighty Tigercub are heading down for a monstrous set at The Leadmill for their 'The Perfume Of Decay' tour this Halloween night. The Brighton-based three-piece have been tearing up every stage they have been on for some time now, and we think there's no better way to celebrate the spooky season than running head-first into a moshpit. Grab your tickets below!


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Halloween Dirty Deeds

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Corporation in Sheffield

Dirty Deeds is a staple on the Sheffield clubbing scene, and this Halloween, they are pulling out all the stops with the best value drinks in Sheff on a Saturday night, alongside the biggest tunes and a death-defying atmosphere! Whether you’re rocking out upstairs or jamming to some Taylor Swift… They've got 4 rooms to pick from. And keep an eye out for monthly specials in Rm3 K-Pop to EBM & Darkwave and back to Emo craziness!! 


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Strange Sheffield Ghost Walks - Haunted Halloween

When: Friday 20th October 2023

Where: Tudor Square in Sheffield

This Halloween, embark on a spine-chilling journey through the heart of Sheffield as this Halloween Ghost Walk and prepare for an eerie evening filled with restless spirits, haunted history, and hair-raising tales. 

Hear haunted tales as you journey through centuries-old streets and past historic buildings. Feel the hair on the back of your neck stand up as you learn about restless spirits, unsolved mysteries, and spine-tingling encounters that have left their mark on Sheffield's history. Including the story of a shocking real-life exorcism and a cryptic creature who has frequented the fringes of Sheffield over the past few centuries.

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FearFest warm-up party ft Trilla, Burgaboy & more!

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Tank Nightclub in Sheffield

If you're gearing up for FearFest and looking to kick off the bass-fuelled foray with a warm-up party, we've got you covered! Join us at Tank for the Official Warm-Up Party, where TRILLA, Burgaboy, Dj Pantha, and more will be taking the stage. Get ready to groove all night long as the beats keep pumping well into the early hours. Just make sure you've still got enough energy for the next day.

However, if this is something you want to trick or treat yourself to, then be quick, because this event is expected to be a hot ticket. Don't miss out on the pre-FearFest festivities – come join in at Tank for an unforgettable night. Secure your tickets below!


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Halloween Ghost Hunt

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield

If you're after a bit of a mooch around some of Steel City's haunted buildings, then this Halloween Ghost Hunt at the famously haunted National Emergency Services Museum should be right up your street. You and your pals can explore this immense Victorian Fire and Police Museum that is steeped in a creepy history, with 3 floors plus the terrifying police cells. Grab your tickets below now!


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Charity Halloween Ball

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Crookes Social Club in Sheffield

Join in at this incredible night of spooktacular fun for a good cause at the Charity Halloween Ball at Crookes Social Club. In memory of their beloved father, the organizers are dedicated to raising funds for Prostate Cancer UK. Get ready for a hauntingly good time as the club is transformed into a chillingly enchanting venue.

With a thrilling disco, live music, a mesmerising magician, a photographer to capture your ghastly memories, a delectable pizza food van, a spine-tingling Halloween costume contest, and a raffle with exciting prizes, this is an event not to be missed. Tickets are priced at just £10 for adults and £5 for children. Let's make a difference and have a spooktacular time together! 


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Out of this World 2023

When: Sunday 22nd October 2023

Where: Multiple venues around Sheffield

Get ready for the 9th annual Out of this World 2023, a fantastic FREE family event that embraces all things spooky and otherworldly! Held at various locations in Sheffield City Centre, this event is a must-visit for sci-fi enthusiasts, comic book lovers, gamers, magic aficionados, and anyone who adores Halloween and all things spooky. It's like an outdoor Comic Con, where you can mingle with your beloved costumed characters from TV and film, including iconic heroes and nefarious villains.

The event is spread across Sheffield Winter Garden, Tudor Square, the Town Hall, Millennium Square, the Peace Gardens, Barker's Pool, and Surrey Street, offering a diverse range of stalls, street entertainment, magic shows, activities, and thrilling fairground rides. So, don your finest fancy dress and join in the intergalactic fun! 



Bring It To The Owner Pt4: Naughty Halloween Edition

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Temple Nightclub in Sheffield

Join Scarcha Vybz Entertainment and Sheena Fit as they present BRING IT TO THE OWNER Pt4: Naughty Halloween Edition. This annual extravaganza promises an unforgettable night of incredible vibes and entertainment, featuring the finest DJs in the region. As Halloween sets the stage, your interpretation of "naughty" is entirely up to you, so get ready for a night of music and mischief at one of the Sheffield Halloween events you won't want to miss!


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Halloween - Monday Corp - Pay What You Want!

When: Monday 30th October 2023

Where: Corporation in Sheffield

Join Sheffield's most affordable and massive Monday Corp club night for a spooktacular Halloween extravaganza! With Sheffield's best drink deals and three rooms of electrifying music, this Monday night in the Steel City promises to be a thriller. But remember, you must come in your very best fancy dress for the occasion!

Enjoy the spine-tingling beats in three distinct rooms, featuring house, dance, and pop mixes, bassline, drum & bass, and a dose of rock, pop-punk, and indie vibes. And the best treat of all? 60p drinks all night long, including vodka, spiced rum, gin, tequila, sours, white rum, dark rum, coconut rum, Sambuca, and more. It's Halloween, Sheffield-style, where the frights are fantastic and the drinks are frightfully good! 


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Primal Halloween Free Party - Acid / Techno / NRG

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Speakeasy Bar, Abbeydale Picture House in Sheffield

Get ready for a night of spine-tingling beats and otherworldly vibes at the Primal Halloween Free Party! Featuring a heart-pounding lineup of Techno, HardHouse, NRG, and mind-bending nuclear Acid, this event promises an electrifying experience like no other.

Join the eerie festivities at the Speakeasy Bar within the historic Abbeydale Picture House from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM. Dress to impress in your creepiest costumes and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes. Explore toxic Halloween decorations, strike a pose at the Ye Old Halloween photo stand, and enjoy spine-chilling treats for the brave souls who dare to stay the night.

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Nostalgia Halloween Special 2023

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Network in Sheffield

Get ready for a spine-tingling Halloween night like no other at the Nostalgia Halloween Special 2023! Join the ultimate old-school all-nighter with legendary DJs Sidney Street Legends - Andy Spoff, and John Henry, along with Nostalgia residents Lee Martin, Dom Brown, and DJ Richard.

They'll be spinning the finest old-school Speed Garage and Bassline classics, exclusively on vinyl. Immerse yourself in the early days of the Sheffield sound with the biggest hits from 1995 to 2005 in an intimate room decked out in spooky decor, boasting a colossal sound system that'll keep the bangers coming all night long.

But hurry, as there's a limited 200-person capacity, and pay at the door is more money! Don't miss this nostalgic Halloween special like no other in the Steel City this spooky season! 


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With so many fiendish forays happening in Sheffield 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 Sheffield 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:

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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.