Best Halloween Events West Midlands 2023 | Things to do Half-Term

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Last Updated on September 29, 2023 by Suzy

This post covers the main Halloween events in the West Midlands for 2023 over the October half-term. We’ve found events in all of the counties and there are plenty of ideas to keep you busy during the October holidays. Things to do October Half Term – Halloween – West Midlands – Shropshire – Staffordshire – Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

Please double-check the event descriptions on the attraction’s website as the below information could change. Some venues require you to pre-book online in advance. It is essential that you read their own information carefully. Family tickets are also available at most of the attractions below.

Best Halloween Events West Midlands 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

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Alton Towers – Scarefest – Tickets on Sale – Staffordshire

As the nights get longer, Scarefest beckons. On October’s spookiest dates, tiptoe into Alton Towers Resort for all sorts of creepy scares and shocks as the award-winning Scarefest returns for 2023 with live entertainment for all ages and our award-winning spooktacular scare experiences for the bravest of souls.  Open until 9 pm each day daring guests can face our head-spinning, hair-raising rides and attractions in darkness including Wicker Man and The Smiler! 

Address: Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB

When? 7th-18th & 13th-31st October

How much? Advance from £39 pp

Amerton Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on Sale – Staffordshire

Come and join us for our Halloween Spooktacular event this October!

Not only will you have indoor and outdoor access to the farm, but you will also get to Pick a Pumpkin from our Spooky Graveyard Patch plus you can carve it with us in our Spooky Carving Tent at one of the allocated time slots – saving lots of mess at home!  Plus – we have lots of Spooky activities going on around the farm all day.

Address: Stowe by Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0LA

When? 21st – 31st October

How much? You will need to purchase a CHILD ticket for each child attending this event plus an ADULT ticket for all adults attending too. Children are £19.99 and adults are £6.99.

Ash End Children’s Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on Sale – Staffordshire

Includes limited time on the farm plus: Pick a pumpkin, carve it with us or at home. Meat the Wizard for a treat. Get close to some creepy critters. Prizes for children in costume. Spooky crafts and ghoulish games.

Address: Middleton Lane, Tamworth B78 2BL

When? 21st – 22nd and 28th – 31st October

How much? A Combi Farm, Halloween and Playbarn tickets are £23.45 per child and £15.95 per adult. Other pricing options are available.

Attwell Farm Park – The Haunted Harvest – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Step right up, brave souls and curious minds, as Attwell Farm Park becomes the stage for a supernatural spectacle like no other! The iconic Ghostbusters have traded skyscrapers for fields and proton packs for pitchforks, as they embark on a hair-raising adventure to capture mischievous spirits and misbehaving ghosts right here on the farm.

Amidst the familiar sights and sounds of the countryside, something otherworldly stirs. With their ghost-busting gear and quirky charm, the Ghostbusters are here to turn this serene setting into a hub of spectral activity. Ectoplasmic anomalies and eerie energy fluctuations await your discovery, promising a day of spooktacular excitement.

Address: Seafield Ln, Redditch B98 9DB

When? 21st – 22nd October & 28th October – 5th November

How much? Adults £12.95, children aged 2-16 includes 1 pumpkin £17.95. 0-1 £5. Off-peak prices may be cheaper.

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Biddulph Grange – Spooky Plant Trail – Event Confirmed – Staffordshire

The gardeners have been secretly experimenting in the Green Houses, growing spooky plants and botanical beasts. Unfortunately, they’ve managed to escape and are threatening to take over Biddulph Grange Garden! Can you help the gardeners find them all?

The gardeners created too many plants to name so they gave each plant a special number. Find all the special numbers to receive a special prize!

Address: Grange Rd, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7SD

When? 21st October – 5th November

How much? £3 per child plus the standard entry fee.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Botanical Beasts and Mythical Creatures – Tickets On Sale – Staffordshire

Experience enchantment at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, where Botanical Beasts and Mythical Creatures come to life!

Join our family-friendly event for magical surprises, from dancing fairies to mischievous trolls. You’ll meet witches, wizards, and so much more who have stepped out of storybooks and into reality!

Discover hidden corners, walk along charming pathways, and create cherished memories with your loved ones as you go around the Gardens having magical encounters.

Address: Westbourne Rd, Birmingham B15 3TR

When? 28th October – 5th November

How much? Prices vary – see website for information.

Birmingham Sea Life – Tricks and Treats – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

Follow an immersive trail to help the witches and warlocks find their missing potion ingredients and discover some of the spookiest creatures of the sea as you explore our underwater world! Make your way to the Witch’s lair where they will cast their spell to open the treasure chest revealing a special reward!

Address: Eleven Brindley Place, The Water’s Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL

When? 8th October – 5th November

How much? Tickets from £24 (Included with Standard Entry ticket).

Black Country Living Museum – Halloween Nights – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

Prepare to be spooked as the Museum opens its doors to little devils and ghouls! Bring the whole family along to enjoy a night of trick or treats around our historic shops and houses and experience thrilling street entertainment.

There’s plenty to get stuck into: brave the creepy crawlies and animals, meet our spooky characters – including circus performers, fire-jugglers and magicians – and put on your ghoulish dancing shoes. Don’t forget to join in our costume parade; there are prizes to be won for both adults and children for the best-dressed monstrous visitor.

Address: Tipton Rd, Dudley DY1 4SQ

When? 28th – 31st October

How much? Adult £20, child 3-15 £14.

Bodenham Arboretum – Pumpkin Trail – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Come and enjoy a daytime Halloween adventure! Over 100 unique and cleverly carved pumpkins create an enchanting trail around the Big Pool and Farmyard here at Bodenham. Tickets include entrance into the arboretum. The restaurant will be open to purchase refreshments.

Or visit in the evening – Torchlit Walk “Our Annual Torchlit Pumpkin Walk is always a family favourite! Join us on an enchanting adventure around the Big Pool and Farmyard for a Halloween like no other!

Enjoy a torchlit walk around the big pool spotting the pumpkins and spooky scenes before finishing up on the terrace for more fun activities”

Address: Bodenham Ln, Kidderminster DY11 5TB

When? 21st to 31st October

How much? Adult £7.50, Children £4.50, Under 3s free of charge, + booking fee. The torchlit walk is £6.50 per person. Everyone over 3 must have a ticket. Under 3s are free. The torchlit event cost £7.50 pp.

Cadbury World – Freddo’s Spooktacular Stageshow – Tickets on Sale – West Midlands

Families can experience a stage show, choc-full of tricks and treats this Halloween.  

In the spookiest live stage show in town, be entertained by Freddo the Frog in his frightful Spooktacular. Expect ghoulish games, spooky songs and some devilish dancing. This ‘Fangtastic’ Family Fun Show is not to be missed.  

Ghouls old and young are encouraged to dress to impress for the daily fancy dress competition, where judges will be handing out prizes to the most haunting visitors.

Address: 69 Linden Rd, Birmingham B30 1JR

When? 21st October – 5th November

How much? Adult standard tickets from £21, children aged 3-15 from £15.50.

Dorothy Clive Garden – Spooky Woodland Walk – Tickets on Sale – Shropshire

Take a Spooky Halloween Woodland Walk around the Quarry Garden. NOT SUITABLE FOR UNDER 5’s (given for parental guidance). Dress to Impress. Bring a Torch.

Address: Willoughbridge, Market Drayton TF9 4EU

When? 28th October

How much? £6 per person (includes members – as this event is after hours members also need to pay) – Tickets include a cup of Hot Witches Brew – please present your ticket(s) when collecting.

Drayton Manor – Halloween – Tickets on Sale – Staffordshire

  • NEW Trick or Treat Trail
  • Hay Bale Trail
  • Trick or Treat with Sir Topham Hatt
  • Rory’s Boo Bash
  • Thomas Land Spooky Show
  • Spooktacular decorations
  • Over 50 rides and attractions

Plus an event for braver families from the 28th-31st of October (see website)

Address: Drayton Manor Dr, Fazeley, Mile Oak, Tamworth B78 3TW

When? 5th October – 5th November

How much? Tickets from £32 and 2-3 years from £15.

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Hartlebury Castle – Witch and Wizard School – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Calling all young witches and wizards… Dress up in your favourite spooky costume, create your own magic wand in the craft area and then use your magic in Professor Bumbledum’s enchanting spell sessions in the Great Hall! Plus Halloween pumpkin carving at an additional cost.

Address: Hartlebury, Kidderminster DY11 7XZ

When? 28th – 31st October

How much? Whole site Entry Ticket + £3.50 for each Witch and Wizard School activity. + £6.50 per pumpkin. Must be pre-booked. Please see the website for site entry ticket prices.

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Hatton Adventure World – Pumpkin Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

Are you ready for a day of frightfully good fun? Gather your little ghouls and goblins and head on down for an unforgettable Halloween extravaganza!

Address: Dark Ln, Hatton, Warwick CV35 8XA

When? Weekends from 14th October then 28th to 31st October

How much? £21.95 per person for non-members.

Hawkstone Park Follies – The Dragon Curse – Tickets on Sale – Shropshire

The magical Follies Trolls have been up to mischief again, they have turned the Dragons into Pumpkins! We have rounded up the Trolls so they can’t cause any more trouble. Help the fairies release the spell over the dragons and set them free.

Address: Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

When? 23rd October – 5th November

How much? Adults £11.25, children aged 3-15 £7.25 and under 3s are free.

Kenilworth Castle – Halloween Half Term – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

Grab your broomsticks and get ready for a bewitchingly brilliant day out. Gather round for tales from our spooky storytellers and solve creepy clues in our Halloween Quest.

Book online and save 10%.

Address: Castle Green, Kenilworth CV8 1NG

When? 27th October – 3rd November

How much? Free members English Heritage. Adult standard ticket £16.00, child £9.50. Other pricing options are available, off-peak tickets may be cheaper.

Little Owl Farm Park – Trick Or Treat – Tickets on Sale – Worcestershire

Whatever the weather this October Half Term, we have a half term full of spook-alicious fun for you and your family.

As well as all the usual fun of the farm, we’ll also have a number of ghoulishly good Halloween-themed activities going on. Our Halloween 2023 events are in high demand, and spots are disappearing faster than ghosts in the night and we’d hate for you to miss out.

Address: Owl Hill Lane Dunhampton, Stourport-on-Severn DY13 9SS

When? Selected dates from 28th October – 5th November

How much? Adults are £11.95 and children are £11.50. Other pricing options are available.

Lower Drayton Farm – Pumpkin Patch – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Massive pumpkins, mini pumpkins, perfectly formed pumpkins and white pumpkins – we’ve got them all at Staffordshire’s BIGGEST pumpkin patch!

Hop on the trailer ride to pick your pumpkin from our patch (or head inside and select one from our pumpkin village) then carve it in our NEW indoor carving barn. PLUS pick your own carrots, potatoes & sweetcorn and enjoy some extra spoooo-ky fun! Your pumpkin and veggies are covered within your ticket price, plus so some extra FREE spooky treats (no tricks) 

Address: The Play Barn Lower Drayton Lane, Stafford ST19 5RE

When? 30th September & 1st October, 7th & 8th October, then daily from Sat 14th – Tue 31st October.

How much? £10-11 per person age 2 and over. Includes your picking experience & pumpkin to take home. This is just for the pumpkin patch. If you wish to visit Lower Drayton Farm then you will also need to purchase entry tickets.

Middleton Hall – Spooktacular Halloween Trail – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

We are welcoming visitors to take part in our Halloween-themed children’s trail, following the spooky clues around the buildings and gardens to discover the password that will release your treat… or trick!

Address: Middleton, Tamworth B78 2AE

When? 26th – 31st October

How much? Adult £8, children £3. Under 5s are free.

National Forest Adventure Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Pick out your perfect pumpkin in the Farm’s very own pumpkin patch! PLEASE NOTE – Only children are given a free pumpkin voucher. There will be a pumpkin stall available for adults to purchase their own pumpkins if they wish. Learn how to become as scary as a monster and the best broomstick rider with our spooky shows! Plus more.

Address: Postern Rd, Tatenhill, Burton-on-Trent DE13 9SJ

When? 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th October – 3rd November

How much? £15.99 per person, other pricing options are available and under 2s are free.

Park Hall Farm – Pumpkin Fest – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

Every paying child will receive a free pumpkin to carve in the farm’s huge pumpkin shed, which you can take home at the end of the day. That means parents can leave all the mess of pumpkin carving with us too!

Our Halloween activities include Pumpkin Alley, The Little Scare House and a Spooky Trail.

There will be lots of fun and games every day of the event, including ‘Pass the Pumpkin’ and ‘Mummy Wrap.’

Address: Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

When?  13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st, 22nd October and then daily between 27th October and 4th November.

How much? Free for members (small charge for a pumpkin). Tickets online are £12.95 each for anyone 2 and over. Under 2’s are free. Other pricing options are available.

Rodbaston Animal Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin stall and then carve a spooktacular pumpkin. You can then enter your finished design into our Pumpkin Carving Competition (a photo of the pumpkin will be taken for the competition so that you can take your pumpkin home with you!). The winner will receive a family ticket to return back to the Animal Zone (validated for 12 months from your visit)

Take part in our Halloween trail and keep an eye out for all the bugs and spiders in enclosures. You can collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and if you complete the sheet, you might receive a special prize! and more.

Address: College, Rodbaston Dr, Penkridge, Stafford ST19 5PH

When? October half-term

How much? Please see the website.

Selly Manor – Trick or Treat – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

Calling all little ghouls and ghosts to our spooktacular and hauntingly fun family-friendly Halloween half-term event!

Unleash your creativity with a variety of arts and crafts, take part in our pumpkin trail and help us to solve some tricky puzzles. Explore our Tudor Manor House decorated for fangtastic Halloween fun with our spooky house trail and under 5’s trail! Can you earn yourself a Halloween treat?

Address: Maple Rd, Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE

When? 30th October – 3rd November

How much? Adults £5, children £3

Severn Valley Railway – Ghost Trains – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Dare to take a thrilling ride in the dark through our haunted stations! Are you brave enough to climb aboard the Ghost Train? Start your adventure at Kidderminster Station before making your way along the dark platform to find your compartment.

Once aboard the train, hold on tight as the train roars away, passing through haunted stations on the way to Arley – the home of the living dead! But beware, those things that go bump in the night are not just outside the windows.

Address: Station Dr, Kidderminster DY10 1QX

When? 28th, 30th and 31st October

How much? £91-96 for a compartment for up to 4 people. £137-144 for up to 6 people.

Spetchley Park Gardens – Spooktacular Family Event – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Lots of Spooky Family Fun, at Spetchley Gardens – More info soon.

Address: The Estate Office, Spetchley WR5 1RS

When? 30th October – 3rd November

How much? Adult online standard ticket online is £9, child £6.50 and other pricing options are available.

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Statfold Barn Railway – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Statfold Country Park has been taken over by more ghosties and ghoulies than ever for a wicked time… and you’re all invited! You can enjoy spooks and thrills from unlimited ghostly train rides, trick-or-treat trails, haunted woods, an all-new live show and more, there’s plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy.

Address: Ashby Rd, Tamworth B79 0BU

When? 28th – 31st October

How much? Adults online from – £17.00, ​Children (3-14 Years) from £15.00. Other pricing options are available.

Trentham Gardens – Hide N Spook Maze – Tickets on Sale – Staffordshire

Halloween has descended on Trentham and transformed the Hide N Spook Maze. From small to large, orange to white, we’ve got pumpkins for everyone to pick in our spooky patch!

Enjoy lots of family fun as you hunt high and low for the perfect pumpkin. Experience includes a FREE pumpkin!

Enjoy a spooktacular day out!

  • Pick your own pumpkin from our patch
  • Make magical wands and wizard broomsticks
  • Pumpkin pantomime
  • Meet spooky characters in the maze
  • Enjoy seasonal food & drink
  • Get ready for must-snap photo-op moments

Address: Stone Rd, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG

When? 14th – 31st October

How much? Adult – £3, Child (Aged 3-15) – £7 and Under 3’s go free. Plus normal entry fee for non-members.

Warwick Castle – The Haunted Castle – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

The castle’s spookiest residents invite you to join them for haunting half-term fun! Frightful delights are in store for the whole family as over a thousand years of haunted history come to life. Explore mysterious mazes, spooky scare schools and eerie entertainment, all included in the price of your day ticket.

Address: Castle, Castle Ln, Warwick CV34 4QU

When? 21st October – 5th November

How much? Tickets from £32 per person online.

West Midland Safari Park – Spooky Spectacular – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

We will be brimming with Halloween decorations and hundreds of pumpkins in our impressive Pumpkin Patch, as well as the introduction of a new character, Mitzy Monster, who will be hosting a brand-new show!

Our excitable pumpkin scarecrow character, ‘Patch’, will be returning to greet guests and have his picture taken with them! But beware, as he can be a bit cheeky and loves playing tricks on people! Mitzy and Patch will be joined by their creators – the silly scientists, who will also be entertaining guests throughout the day.

Spooky explorers will need to help locate the missing potion ingredients in the free Spooky Trail, to win a delicious treat! Plus there is also a separate evening event.

Address: Spring Grove Rd, Bewdley, Kidderminster DY12 1LF

When? 21st October – 5th November

How much? An adult ticket online is priced from £24 per person. Under 3s are free. Other pricing options are available. Some activities may have an additional charge.

Wightwick Manor – Pumpkin Trail – Event Confirmed – West Midlands

This year’s pumpkin trail theme is ‘Folklore and Fairy Tales’ – see if you can find the 10 trail points around the gardens and complete all of the challenges. Smell your way through a story, race on a broom, spot the differences, solve riddles and much more!

Remember to wear sturdy footwear as you may be walking over grassy areas which may become muddy and slippery if wet.

Address: Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton WV6 8EE

When? 27th – 31st October

How much? £2 per trail sheet and includes a small prize at the end. Normal admission costs apply, no booking is required.

Witley Court Gardens – Halloween Half Term – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Grab your broomsticks and get ready for a bewitchingly brilliant day out. Gather round for tales from our spooky storytellers and solve creepy clues in our Halloween Quest.

Address: Worcester Rd, Droitwich Spa, Droitwich WR6 6JT

When? 28th October – 5th November

How much? Free for members of English Heritage. Adult standard peak ticket is £10.00 and children 5-17 £5.90, other pricing options are available and those under 5 are free.

Wonderland – Halloween Extravaganza – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

Come dressed for Halloween and play Trick or Treat around the Haunted Halloween Trail, collecting spooky gifts as you go! Halloween Extravaganzas!! Wonderland offers two events for Halloween.
Our daytime Halloween & our Evening Halloween event! Both of these events are PREEBOOKABLE, Wonderland has sold out of our Halloween events 3 years running so book early to avoid disappointment.

Address: Hinkshay Rd, Dark Ln, Telford TF4 3NZ

When? Daytime 28th-31st October and 1st-5th November. Nighttime 28th – 31st October.

How much? Please see the website for pricing.

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