Halloween events in Norfolk 2019: Terrifying things to do

PUBLISHED: 13:04 16 October 2019

From killer clowns to spooky witches, Norfolk will be overrun with Halloween events to frighten and delight this October (photo: nito100, Getty Images/iStockphoto)

From killer clowns to spooky witches, Norfolk will be overrun with Halloween events to frighten and delight this October (photo: nito100, Getty Images/iStockphoto)


It’s Halloween this month and the county is getting spooked! If you’re after something a little more sinister, try one of these creepy Halloween days out

- Halloween Spooktacular

19th October to 3rd November @ Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth

The Halloween Spooktacular returns to The Hippodrome Circus for 2019, with a whole new adventure written by comedy favourite Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. With an amazing cast of international acts, they will be throwing their biggest Halloween party yet!

- Halloween Trail

18th to 31st October @ Museum of the Broads, The Poor's Staithe, Stalham, Norwich

Discover Broadland's ghosts with a fun trail around the Museum of the Broads or (weather permitting) go back in time on their heritage steamboat, Falcon. With so many activities on offer, you could even win a creepy prize… but beware! The Wroxham Witch is always close by…

- Spooky Express

19th to 27th October @ Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham

Join the Bure Valley Railway's mascot bear for a week of spooky fun, with free travel for every child who is accompanied by an adult. This event is aimed at young children. Adults £14.00

- Halloween at Holkham

24th to 27th October, 10am to 5pm @ Holkham Hall, Holkham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea

Dress up for plenty of tricks and treats at this fun activity day for all the family. Holkham Hall, Field to Fork and the Walled Gardens will be taken over by some spooky forces. Who is the witch that has been haunting the hall? Hear her spooky spells, create potions in the cauldron and unlock the mystery. Event is included in standard admission, but some activities will incur an extra charge such as pumpkin carving and face painting.

- Halloween at Fairhaven

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham, Norwich

October half term (19th to 27th October) sees the Fairhaven Fairy Folk Halloween Trail arriving at the woodland. Hunt for fairy doors in the trees and discover the spirits and fairies living within. The trail is free with entry to the gardens. Garden entry is £6.85 for adults and £3.95 for under 5s. Trail sheets for children are 10p.

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On Halloween night 31st October, Cirque de Bizarre will descend on the gardens with clowns in the trees, trapeze artist, fire eater and stilt walkers stalking the woods. There will be entertainment including live music, face painting and food and drink. The dress code is "diabolical circus" and the evening culminates in fireworks at 7.45pm. Tickets are £9.50 for adults and £5.50 for children. Face painting is £2 extra.

- PrimEVIL

11th October to 3rd November, 6pm to 11pm @ Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

With six different, but equally terrifying, attractions to try, Primevil is a live horror experience that will be back from 11th October. Attractions include the Circus of Terror with murderous clowns, the Forest of Fear, populated by psychotic hillbillies and Arachnophobia, featuring giant flesh-eating spiders. From 1st to 3rd November will be strictly 18+ for PrimEVIL Extreme - not for the faint of heart!

- The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade

12th to 13th and 19th to 31st October @ BeWILDerwood, Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich

The kids will love exploring the woodland at BeWILDerwood which will be decorated with Halloween decorations adorning the tree houses by day then as the night draws in, illuminations will appear in the woods and the woodland creatures will come together to celebrate the Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade. There will be lots to do for kids, so book now!

- Norwich Ghost Walks - Halloween Specials

29th October to 2nd November @ Adam and Eve Pub, Norwich

Make sure to dress up for this one (as best dressed gets a prize!). Start the evening off with a BBQ from 6pm at the Adam and Eve Pub in Norwich before re-enactments of some spooky local ghost stories in Cow Tower. Book ahead online, £10

- Murder Mystery Night

9th November @ The Imperial Hotel, 13-15 North Drive, Great Yarmouth

Expect a spooky, packed weekend at The Imperial Hotel in Great Yarmouth for its Murder Mystery Night. From Friday evening, you will be well looked after from dinner that evening to Halloween walk on Saturday and the all important murder mystery dinner on the Saturday evening to a full English on the Sunday.

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