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2019 Halloween Events in Norfolk

Published date: September 2019

2019 Halloween Events in Norfolk

Pumpkins are being grown in fields across Norfolk and shop assistants are busy stacking their shelves with Halloween themed fancy-dress outfits, fake blood and freakish decorations ready for the big event on Thursday 31st October 2019 – Halloween!

Whether you love it or loathe it, Halloween is a popular event around the UK and Norfolk certainly has its fair share of events, increasing in number each year. From devilishly scary strictly over 18 events to family fun entertainment, there is something to suit all ages and dispositions in Norfolk this coming Halloween.

Here are some of the best Halloween 2019 events in Norfolk……

PrimEVIL

Friday 11th OctoberSunday 3rd November 2019

Billed as Norfolk’s biggest scare experience, with 5 frightening haunts, PrimEVIL returns for another year and promises to be the most terrifying experience ever! Housed within Roarr Dinosaur Adventure, this popular attraction is not for the faint hearted but for those who love to be scared and startled. Experience ghastly haunts and attractions, street performers, live music and more. PrimEVIL runs from 6pm until 11pm on specific nights, with last admission at 9pm. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. PrimEvil Extreme runs from the 1st -3rd November 2019 and is strictly for those 18 and over. Full details can be found on the PrimEVIL website. Prices from £21.00 pp.

PrimEVIL - Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, Lenwade, Norfolk, NR9 5JW

The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade - BeWILDerwood

Saturday 12th OctoberSunday 13th October

Saturday 19th OctoberThursday 31st October 2019

Explore the magical woodland at BeWILDerwood and meet the BeWILDerbats and see all the spooky decorations in the park to celebrate Halloween. Enjoy the treat of running wild through the tree houses and zip wires at BeWILDerwood – no tricks in sight! Stay for dusk when the fun begins and the park glows in a magical light extravaganza and all the inhabitants come out to celebrate their Glorious Glowing lantern parade! Wear your favourite spooky costume and get your face painted and make a beautiful lantern for a Slitherigrub to live in. For more information, please visit the BeWILDerwood website.

BeWILDerwood - Horning Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8JW

Halloween Hoot – Hirsty’s Family Fun Park

Friday 18th OctoberFriday 25th October 2019

Take a trip to Hirsty’s Family Fun Park in Hembsy, close to Great Yarmouth, and be a part of their Halloween Hoot celebrations. Open daily between 10am and 4pm, visitors can pick a pumpkin, carve it on site, get their faces painted and take a walk through the maze with the Pumpkin Queen and scare away the crows. There’s lots of play equipment too to enjoy and daily prizes for the best costumes and best pumpkins. Adults £5.00, children (3-16) £10.00, children (2 and under) FREE. Further details are on their website.

Hirsty’s Family Fun Park - Yarmouth Road, Hemsby, Norfolk, NR29 4NL

Trick or Tweet – Pensthorpe Natural Park

Saturday 19th OctoberSunday 3rd November 2019

Suitable for the whole family, this Halloween-themed extravaganza at Pensthorpe Natural Park will be jam-packed with spooky craft-making activities and there will be a creepy-crawly trail that weaves through ancient woodlands and wetlands of the reserve. Learn about the grim and gruesome side of nature and listen to creepy tales from the Pensthorpe wardens. Visit their website to find out more about the special Halloween themed activities and events at Pensthorpe Natural Park.

Pensthorpe Natural Park - Pensthorpe Road, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN

Halloween Spooktacular – Hippodrome Circus

Saturday 19th OctoberSunday 3rd November 2019

Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome Circus will be hosting their ultimate spooky experience and brand-new show for 2019 – Halloween Spooktacular. Opening on Saturday 19th October 2019, the Halloween Spooktacular will run until Sunday 3rd November 2019 and is a new adventure written by Hippodrome favourites Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. A family friendly show, the Halloween Spooktacular promises to be a monster hit with lots of audience interaction and fun from start to finish. To find out more about the Halloween Spooktacular at the Hippodrome Circus, visit their website.

Hippodrome Circus - St George’s Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

Halloween Days at Roarr Dinosaur Adventure

Saturday 19thSunday 27th October 2019

Spooky Halloween fun starts at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure on the 19th October! Those who arrive in full Halloween themed fancy dress get 50% off their gate admission price (Ts and Cs apply). Join Dippy and his fiendish friends for games, activities and entertainment and some special spooky surprises! There will be a live interactive spooky experience, Day of the Dead theming and crafts, Dippy’s Disco Dancing, a Spooky Maze and visitors can face their phobias at the Secret Animal Garden. To find out more about all the Halloween themed events and activities at Roarr Dinosaur Adventure, visit their website.

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure - Lenwade, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5JW

Treetop Terrors at Holkham

Saturday 19thThursday 31st October 2019

Do you have the courage to take to the trees and experience the ropes of horror? Beware of the ghosts and ghouls, the swooping bats and spooky spiders as you manoeuvre over creaky crossings, trembling bridges, and make your descent down hair-raising zip wires. Visit as dusk falls and brace yourselves for the terrifying treetops at twilight……do you dare?????? For more information, visit their website.

Holkham Hall - Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB

Spellbinding Wizard School – RSPB Strumpshaw Fen

Saturday 19th OctoberSunday 27th October 2019

Test your magic skills at wizard school - 10am till 4pm, daily at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen, a Halloween event the whole family can enjoy. Discover spooky woodlands, magical marshes and mythical waterways and enrol in Wizard School this Halloween half term. Complete all the wizarding classes on the trail to graduate, mix magic potions, craft your own wand and take part in practical training whilst you travel through the enchanted nature reserve. It’s a drop-in event, with no need to book and fancy dress is encouraged. To find out full details, use the following link:

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen - Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4HS

Spooky Express – Bure Valley Railway

Saturday 19thSunday 27th October 2019

Enjoy half term fun aboard Bure Valley Railway’s Spooky Express! Join their mascot bear for a week of spooky fun and there’s free travel for every child when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult. Play eye spy and see how many spooky items can be spotted on the train journey. There will be a colouring corner and the Whilstlestop Café will be decorated for Halloween. Please note that this event is aimed at younger children. To find out more about this Halloween themed event, visit the Bure Valley Railway website.

Bure Valley Railway - Wroxham Station, Belaugh Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk NR12 8UU

Fairhaven Fairy Folk Halloween Trail

Saturday 19th Sunday 27th October 2019

Visit Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden this coming October half-term and go on their Fairy Folk Halloween Trail, hunting for little fairy doors in the trees and find out which fairies and spirits live there. The Fairy Folk Halloween Trail is free with garden entry plus 10p for the trail sheet. Garden entry is adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, children £3.95 and under 5s are free. To find out more about this event at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, visit their website.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden - School Road, South Walsham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6DZ

Pumpkin Festival – Wroxham Barns

Saturday 19th Sunday 27th October 2019

Don’t miss the Pumpkin Festival at Wroxham Barns’ Junior Farm this coming October half term. There will be loads of Halloween fun to be had, so get your best costumes on and go dressed to impress in your scariest outfits! Witches, wizards, goblins, cats, ghost and ghouls are all invited. Take part in spooky crafts, meet Wilma the Witch and learn some spells, choose a pumpkin and help carve a spooky creation to take home. Make sure you catch one of the twice daily Halloween Shows with Bella and Barny. Adult £7.50, child Pumpkin Ticket £8.50, Season Ticket Child Pumpkin Ticket £2.50, under 2s Pumpkin Ticket £2.50. To find out more about this Halloween event at Wroxham Barns in October, please visit their website.

Wroxham Barns - Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QU

Halloween at the North Norfolk Railway

Saturday 19th Sunday 31st October 2019

There are going to be some spooky goings on over Halloween at the North Norfolk Railway! Enjoy a range of Halloween themed events this coming October that have been specially designed to be suitable for either children or adults. For more information and to check the suggested suitability of each event, visit the North Norfolk Railway website or give them a call.

North Norfolk Railway - Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA

Witches & Wizards - Autumn at Holt Hall

Sunday 20th October 2019

Visit Holt Hall and discover the magic of Autumn! Explore the ancient woodland, with children’s workshops available throughout the day. These include campfire cooking, woodland crafts, woodland trails and lantern making. Cost per child, supervising adults are FREE. Advanced online booking £10, on the gate £12.50. Visiting adults with no children £2.50 – can be purchased on the gate. To find out more about this event, visit the Holt Hall website.

Holt Hall - Kelling Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6RT

Halloween Horrors at Holkham

Thursday 24thSunday 27th October 2019

There have been strange and mysterious goings-on in the house, and rumour has it, it might be witchcraft! Can you help them gather the clues and uncover who the witch is and what wicked spell she has cast? Solve puzzles, hear spooky spells and stories and find out who the main suspects are. With face painting, spell writing, potion making, mystic mystery trails, creepy-crawly conundrums, pumpkin carving and a costume parade, it’s sure to be a fun packed Halloween event at Holkham. To find out more, visit their website.

Holkham Hall - Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB

Bewitching Hallowe’en – Family Fun and Crafts in Norwich

Thursday 24th October 2019

Make Halloween decorations and crafts including your own witch charm. A fun Halloween themed day of cutting and sticking for the whole family. 2pm – 3:30pm. £3.50 per child. Under 3s free of charge. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. To find out more, visit their website.

The Green Room, Norfolk Record Office, The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DQ

Halloween Events at Norwich Puppet Theatre

Thursday 24th October 2019

Spooky Spirits and Ghostly Ghouls - Children’s Workshop - 10.30am - 12 noon - Ages: 5+ - £9.50

Make a floaty string puppet to spook your friends.

Friday 25th October 2019

Witches and Wizards - Children’s Workshop - 10.30am - 12 noon - Ages: 5+ - £9.50

Witches, warlocks, magicians and conjurers - make your own wand-waving character at the Norwich Puppet Theatre.

Friday 25th October 2019

Family Workshop - Day of the Dead - 1pm - 2.30pm - Ages: 3+ - £9.50

Make characters inspired by the Mexican holiday Día de Muertos, or ‘Day of the Dead’. It is sure to be an explosion of colour, with flower and calaveras (skull) decorations. A fun-packed workshop where families can work together to create puppet characters.

If you would like to find out more about any of these Halloween themed workshops at Norwich Puppet Theatre, please visit their website.

Norwich Puppet Theatre - St James, Whitefriars, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1TN

Spooky Halloween Evenings at Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Friday 25thSaturday 26th October 2019

Visit Bressingham for a spooky evening of fun from 5.30pm. The Fen Railway train will be running from 6pm through the edge of the haunted woods – do you dare take the journey? Fingers crossed it doesn’t stop at the old abandoned crossing or the wilderness swamp. Halloween fancy dress is most welcome and there will be plenty of witches, ghosts and ghoulish goings on both evenings. Advance prices are £8.50 for adults and £7 for children. Gates open at 17:30 - last rides at 20:30. To find out more about this Halloween event at Bressingham Steam & Gardens, visit their website or give them a call.

Bressingham Steam & Gardens - Low Road, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2AA

The Real Halloween – Fairy Land Trust

Saturday 26thSunday 27th October 2019

In contrast to traditional spooky Halloween events, The Real Halloween is a family nature event run by Norfolk-based conservation charity the Fairyland Trust. Its aim is to introduce young children to nature through games, workshops and other activities drawing on folklore and tradition. It is set in the old native woodlands of Bradmoor Woods in west Norfolk and takes place from early afternoon through to after dusk and offers visitors some screen-free and plastic-free nature-based time and celebrates autumn before Halloween became a commercialised event. Aimed at young children between 3 and 8 years, it’s something the whole family is sure to enjoy with magical characters, guided walks, music, competitions, games, storytelling, a café, hand-made crafts, gifts, food stalls and even a pub! Entrance is by ticket only (£8.50 or family ticket for 4 - £32). Tickets are on sale from early September. To find out more about this family friendly Halloween event in the woods, visit their website.

Fairy Land Trust - Bradmoor Woods, West Acre, Norfolk, PE32 1HU

Norwich Ghost Walks – Halloween Specials

Tuesday 29th OctoberSaturday 2nd November 2019

If you love Halloween, then you are sure to enjoy a fun and scary evening of entertainment in the Cow Tower Park, which is next to the Adam and Eve Pub. Spooky performers from the Shadow Guild will bring stories from beyond the grave... to life! Dress warm and get into character – the best costume wins a prize. Booking is essential - all tickets £10 plus booking fee. To find out more about this special Halloween event, visit their website.

Norwich Ghost Walks - Cow Tower Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1RZ

Spook City – Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich

Thursday 31st October 2019

Chapelfield Gardens, in the centre of Norwich, is being transformed into a ‘Halloween Town’ and all trick-or-treaters are invited. Visitors of all ages are welcome between 6pm and 8pm for an array of free family-friendly activities. For further details and updates, go to Norwich City Council’s Facebook page.

Spook City Chapelfield Gardens - Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich, , Norfolk, NR2 1RP

Fairhaven presents Cirque de Bizarre – Halloween

Thursday 31st October 2019

Fairhaven’s Cirque de Bizarre Halloween Party is taking place between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on Thursday 31st October 2019. Marvel at ferocious fire eating displays, terrifying trapeze acts, a collection of fiendish clowns among the trees and a scary stilt walker. Look out for the trickery of the Black Hole Magic Box, the frightening skill of the whip man and hear devilish tales from Tilly the Storyteller. There will be live music from The Mahatmas, children’s entertainer, fantastic face painting and yummy food and drink. The evening finishes with a fireworks finale at 7:45pm. This event is not suitable for children under 3, pushchairs and dogs. All children must be accompanied by an adult. To find out more, visit their website. Ticket prices - £9.50 adult; £5.50 child. Face painting an additional £2 per person. Full details are on the Fairhaven website.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden - School Road, South Walsham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6DZ

 

 

 

Halloween events in Norfolk for grown-ups……

Spooky Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner – Maids Head Hotel

Friday 25thSaturday 26th October 2019

“Which is Witch?” Book a place at this popular Murder Mystery event that is taking place in the UK’s oldest hotel. For a Spooktacular evening of food and entertainment - includes a three-course dinner and Halloween themed entertainment. £39.50 pp. To find out more, go to the Maids Head Hotel website or give them a call.

Maids Head Hotel – Tombland, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1LB

Halloween Party Night – Barnham Broom

Saturday 26th October 2019

Dig out your best Halloween costume and head to Barnham Broom for an evening of devilishly good food and entertainment. With fire-eaters, traditional stalls such as apple bobbing, a live band and delicious food, it’s sure to be a fang- tastic night! There will be a prize of a £200 bar tab for the best dressed table on the night. From £26.95 per person. For more information about this Halloween Party Night at Barnham Broom, go to their website or give them a call.

Barnham Broom - Honingham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 4DD

Murder Mystery Dinner – Lenwade House Hotel

Saturday 26th October 2019

Book a place at this comedy murder mystery evening at Lenwade House Hotel. Fancy dress is optional and there will be a prize for the best fancy dress. Includes a 3-course meal - £39pp. For more information, visit their website or give them a call.

Lenwade House Hotel - Fakenham Road, Lenwade, Norfolk, NR9 5QP

Halloween Pumpkin and Flower Workshop - Norwich

Monday 28th October 2019

Taking place between 6:15pm and 8:45pm, those attending will create a stunning autumnal flower arrangement inside a pumpkin using seasonal flowers and foraged foliage. Perfect to display either indoors or on your porch or doorstep ready for Halloween. Wow your friends and neighbours with a stunning display of beautiful warm oranges, yellows, greens, and reds to create this fabulous autumnal arrangement. Light refreshments and all materials provided. Cost: £30.00 per person. For more details, go to their website.

Carrowbreck House - 7 Carrowbreck Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 5FA

Halloween Party – Knights Hill Hotel & Spa

Friday 1st November 2019

Knights Hill Hotel & Spa is located in King’s Lynn and their Halloween party will be hosted in their spooky 400-year-old Knights Barn. Enjoy a two-course meal followed by a Halloween themed disco until midnight. £25 per person - over 18s only. To find out more, go to their website.

Knights Hill Hotel & Spa - South Wootton, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 3HQ

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