Looking for free and cheap things to do this Halloween? Spooky adventures that won’t give your bank account a good scare? Don’t panic, there are still plenty of great things you can get up to this spooky season without spending a penny.
So, we’ve rounded up the best free and fun activities to do this Halloween!
Free and Cheap Things To Do This Halloween
1. Half-Term Adventures Await With Treasure Trails!
Half-term is upon us, and the search for enjoyable family activities that won’t break the bank can often be a challenging task. Fortunately, Treasure Trails has come to the rescue, providing an exciting and cost-effective solution for families across the UK. With their engaging themed treasure hunts, you can embark on a thrilling adventure for just £9.99!
Are you ready to unleash your inner detective, explorer, or spy for the day? Regardless of your choice, Treasure Trails promises mysteries to solve, hidden treasures to discover, and precious memories waiting to be created. This half term, the possibilities are endless.
With Treasure Trails, you can explore captivating locations all over the UK while having a blast with your family. From picturesque parks to historic cities, there’s a wide range of interesting locations to choose from, making it a perfect choice for a family day out.
So, where will your family choose to explore this half term? The adventures are right at your fingertips, and the excitement awaits. Start finding hidden treasure right now at www.treasuretrails.co.uk
Treasure Trails has made it effortless to turn your half-term break into an unforgettable adventure without stretching your budget. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to bond with your loved ones and discover the wonders of the UK through exciting and affordable treasure hunts. Visit their website today and get ready for a half-term full of fun, exploration, and cherished moments.
All over the UK!
£9.99 per Trail
2. Pumpkin Picking
Picking Patch in Hampshire has 10 acres of pumpkins to pick from. Whether you stick to tradition and grab yourself an orange pumpkin, or you brave stepping out of the box and picking a ghostly white one!
Plus, check out our BRAND NEW pumpkin picking patch finder! Making it easier for you to find a pumpkin patch near you.
3. Carving Fruit
By carving any fruit you have! Pineapples work very well, but you can use any fruit that has a hard surface.
4. Halloween Games
Plus, family activities and party games are a great way to celebrate Halloween – for any age too! Whether you have your own fancy dress costume competition, engage in spooky storytelling or play with pumpkins!
5. Watch A Spooky Film
- Hocus Pocus 1 & 2
- The Gremlins
- The Nightmare Before Christmas
- Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
- Coraline (my personal favourite)
- Monster House
- Hotel Transylvania (all 4 of them!)
- The Witches
- The Addams Family
- plus so much more!
So grab the blankets and get cosy for your fang-tastic film night! Don’t forget the popcorn and Halloween treats!
6. Go Trick or Treating
Trick or treat is a great way to get into the spooky mood and have a great time and spot a haunted house or two along the way. If you spot a pumpkin outside someone’s door, that means you can go up and knock! Plus, it’s a free and fun activity that the kids will love.
Plus, who doesn’t enjoy dressing up as their favourite character? Maybe even some creepy characters with fake blood… It’s all fun really!
7. DIY Halloween costumes
Whether you’re looking for a way to save a few extra pennies or just fancy getting hands-on. A DIY Halloween costume doesn’t mean you need to spend months and months agonisingly sewing intricate details.
From toilet paper mummies to tablecloth vampires, there’s an exciting range of spooky costumes you can make on a budget.
8. Halloween Crafts
These fun and simple Halloween craft ideas are perfect for a night of spook-tacular fun, and did we mention they’re easy too?
You may have most of these crafts supplies already stocked up and in your cupboards, and if you don’t they’re all super easy to find in supermarkets!
9. Halloween Baking
From tasty shortbread biscuits to fab-BOO-lous ghost cookies, we’ve got plenty of great Halloween-inspired recipes for you to try out this Halloween.
And if you’re hosting a Halloween party, here are some Halloween-themed food items you can make!
Why not try your hand at making your own pumpkin spice latte…?
10. Decorate Your House
You don’t need to spend loads of money on decorations and fancy special effects. There are plenty of great DIY decorations you can make yourself, and creating the decorations is only half the fun!
From using cotton to make spider webs and toilet paper for any mummies you make. Of course, pumpkins will always make the perfect Halloween decoration!
11. Go For Spooky Walks
On your DIY ghost trail, try to see if you can spot anything that goes bump in the night…
One of many outdoor activities that you and the kids can enjoy this Halloween!
So, if you are in the mood to celebrate Halloween without breaking the bank, then we hope these free and cheap things to do this Halloween will do just the trick!
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