10 Best Halloween Events In Bristol 2023

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Spooky season is officially here! So, it’s time to start getting into some creepily cool events for the family or just the adults! From scary mazes and autumnal trails to the giant pumpkin trail! There’s frighteningly fun Halloween events in Bristol 2023 that you’ll want to visit!

The Best Halloween Events in Bristol

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Avon Valley Scream Park at Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park

Known to be the BEST scream park in 2019 and 2022, Fear Scream Park is back bigger and better than ever!

You’ll find five fear-tastic scare attractions this year, in its 12 nights of frights… From exorcists and creepy clowns to otherworldly monsters and terrifying nuns, it’ll be the fright of your life. If you’re brave enough, why not test out how much you can handle?

But if you’re Fearlessand not a fan of the scary, don’t fret. Avon Valley has you covered. This family-friendly immersive event has 4 scare attractions that will have no major scares, but MAJOR fun!

From fire shows and spooky street performers to funfair rides, mocktails, fang-tastic food and so much more!

Enjoy horrifying scares at the House of Clowns and family fun time all in one place!

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Pixash Lane, Bath Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1TP

Opening Times

13th and 14th
20th - 31st October 2023

Pricing

From £35.00 per person

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Raver Tots Halloween, Motion Bristol

It’s time to party as you enjoy a boo-gie and a rave at this bright and colourful Halloween party! Big kids and little ones can gather together for the ultimate family-friendly Halloween event!

From dance performers, bubbles, lasers and parachute games, to giant balloons and face painting!

Playing all sorts of raving music like garage and drum and bass – it’s bound to get you all moving!

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74-78 Avon St, Bristol BS2 0PX

Opening Times

29th October 16:00 - 18:00

Pricing

Adult £16.00
Child £14.00

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Howl'oween Trail at Bristol Zoo Project

Do the kids want to channel their inner wild animal? Well, there’s no place better than the zoo! This Halloween, Bristol Zoo is holding a fang-tastic Howl-oween trail!

Your little monsters can prowl around the site as they learn all about animal bones, skulls, x-rays and more! They can have a go at creepy craft-making, enter the witch’s camp and listen in on some spooky stories.

Crack myths on wolves and bears and visit all your favourite animals too!

There might even be a little trick-or-treat prize at the end of the spooky trail…

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Zoo Project, Blackhorse Hill, Bristol BS10 7TP

Opening Times

21st October - 5th November 2023

Pricing

Adult from £19.50
Child from £15.95
Child (under 2) free

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Home of Halloween, Wookey Hole Caves

Listen up, witches and wizards! It’s time you swooped down from your broomsticks into the enchanting realm of Halloween magic.

The wicked Witch of Wookey Hole has invited her clan to the family home…meaning there’s all sorts of witches gathering here! But don’t worry – they don’t eat children, only treat them!

Explore the great chambers of the Wookey Hole Caves, learn about the legendary witch and witness the tasty cheese maturing… Then embark on the Giant Pumpkin trail and solve a mystery to win all sorts of Halloween treats!

But the fun doesn’t stop there…head to the 4D cinema where you’ll find the gang of Mystery Inc. solving their very own mystery in Scoob! 4D Experience.

Discover the deepest and darkest secrets of Wookey Hole and more. Are you up for it?

Don’t forget to dress up in your scariest!

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Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill, Wookey Hole, BA5 1BA

Opening Times

21st - 29th October 2023

Pricing

Adult £22.45
Child (3-15) £17/95
Child (under 3) free

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Ghoul School, Berkeley Castle

Back by popular demand, your little monsters will have a wild adventure.

This interactive, self-led audio trail will have your kiddies learning all about how to be terrifying monsters. Encountering creepy characters and a spooky array of teachers who will let you in on their delights, frights and vampire bites. 

There’s also face painting here!

Be sure to dress up in your scariest costume!

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Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ

Opening Times

22nd October - 5th November 2023
11:00 - 17:00

Pricing

Adult £14.50
Child £7.50 plus £2.00 for Ghoul School

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Zombie Outbreak, Mendip Outdoor Activity Centre

Quick, the zombies are coming! Choose your weapons and help the Zombie Outbreak Response Team!

From Halloween-themed archery, air rifle shooting, axe throwing, twilight tobogganing and more Halloween fun for both adults and kids – it’s set to a fright of delights.

Strike your axe on zombie targets and receive your goody bag of treats too!

Are you up for it?

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Mendip Activity Centre, Lyncombe Drive, Churchill, BS25 5PQ

Opening Times

6th - 31st October 2023

Pricing

From £10.00 per person

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Pumpkin Picking at Over Farm

Over Farm has an array of Halloween events you sink your fangs into. From pumpkin picking and pumpkins after dark to the Spookyard Halloween Festival! Let’s dive right in…

Until 31st October, you and the kids can prowl the pumpkin patch on the hunt for the perfect pumpkin! Whether you’re looking for some gnarly and green or big and round! With photo opportunities dotted around the farm, to picking pumpkins under the night sky…

For those looking for a bit more bite, then the Spookyard Halloween Festival is the Halloween event in Bristol you should visit! Packed full of fun, silliness and freaky fancy dress, it’s a fang-tastic day out for the family.

From the Monster Mash-Up dance competition, where you’ll boo-gie on down on the dance floors and a spellbinding woodland trail to a maize maze, mini golf bouncy pillows, corn cannons and all sorts of hocus pocus magic.

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Over Farm, Over, Highnam, Gloucester GL2 8DB

Opening Times

28th October – 5th November 2023

Pricing

Adult and Child from £12.99

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Sea Monsters, Bristol Aquarium

Dive deep under the aquatic abyss in search of sea monsters!

Embark on a spine-chilling adventure beneath the waves as you wander through the eerie and mystical atmosphere in search of creepy and frightening sea monsters. You can even head to the Mythical Monsters: After Hours event. Your objective? Hunt them down with the aquarium team!

A spooky underwater adventure the whole family will love! Don’t forget to dress up in your favourite costume this Halloween!

There’s also daily talks and feeds to catch too.

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Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5TT

Opening Times

20th - 31st October 2023

Pricing

Standard £19.75
Child (3-12) £12.35

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The Ghost of Cheddar Man Trail, Cheddar Gorge

Round up the gang for an October half-term trip to Cheddar Gorge. You’ll find lots of family activities as you discover Britain’s oldest complete skeleton…he’s 10,000 years old!

You’ll find that he was discovered in Gough’s Cave 120 years ago and this half term, you’ll find a  celebration event with a ‘Day of the Dead’ festival. Track down Cheddar Man’s friends in the Gough’s Cave in order to enter the festival!

There are 6 attractions to discover and explore…even a cinematic experience!

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Cheddar Gorge and Caves, The Cliffs, Cheddar, BS27 3QF

Opening Times

21st - 29th October 2023

Pricing

Adult £22.95
Child £17.20

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Witchcraft and Magic Pumpkin Trail at Bowood House & Gardens

Head to the autumnal paradise of Bowood House & Gardens and join Witch Ramona and her black cat Luna on an adventure! Hunt down a spell that all the ghosts and ghouls have cast over the estate! You’ll need to complete the magic rhyme as you work your way around the pumpkin trail.

Be sure to dress up in your spookiest costume to enhance the silly scare experience! There’s also plenty of fang-tastic photo opportunities dotted around the pumpkin trail to snap a few pics! It’s the perfect pumpkin trail to embark on this October half-term!

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Old Rd, Derry Hill, Calne SN11 0LZ

Opening Times

21st – 31st October 2023

Pricing

Adult £16.40
Child (13-16) £13.80
Child (7-12) £12.40
Child (2-6) £10.00

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If you’re heading to Bristol this October half-term, then we hope you’ve found the best Halloween events in Bristol to really put a fright into your Halloween this year. From pumpkin trails and wicked witches to a scare maze, psychological terrors and a scary experience to remember!

Not forgetting all these cool Halloween events: Halloween trails, pumpkin picking, Halloween games and movie nights!

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