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Halloween Events in Dorset

28 September 2020

Halloween events in Dorset

The October half-term is now synonymous with Halloween and the themed fun that takes place. If you’re out and about in Dorset, you’ll find many a Halloween event happening, so grab your broomsticks, sharpen those fangs, and prepare to have one hell of a good time!

Dorset Halloween events and activities include everything from Monster Minions to Ghost Tours and more besides.

It's scary how much there is to choose from...

Halloween Events

17 Oct 2020 to 01 Nov 2020
Weymouth, Dorset
AscariumTake a step into the creepy deep at SEA LIFE Weymouth this Halloween and navigate the Ascarium; an immersive trail which takes you past some of the ocean’s most weird and wonderful sea creatures. You are invited to help find the sea witches missing potion ingredients and solve a riddle to earn a special Halloween treat (if you dare!) You’ll also be able to spot a host of magical creatures ...
24 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Halloween Family FunIn the run up to Halloween, Nothe Fort will become the spookiest place in Weymouth! With ghost tours, craft activities and much, much more, there is something for all the family in this Halloween extravaganza. Warning: Only for the bravest visitors! Enter if you dare!
24 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
Dorchester, Dorset
Pick your own PumpkinPick your own pumpkin farm. Come for a lovely autumnal day out, walk in the pumpkin field and choose your own pumpkin to take home and carve. Manor Farm, Winterbourne Abbas, Nr Dorchester.
24 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
Weymouth, Dorset
Survival ZoneThis immersive, theatrical experience puts our guests in the middle of a crisis – the Living Dead have taken over! The south coast's premier scare attraction, we scare the hell out of you!
24 Oct 2020 to 01 Nov 2020
Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Half Term Halloween Fun Tricks, Treats, Meet & Greets: Adventure Wonderland is busy planning another spooktacular Halloween half-term event. Join us between 24 October and 1st November for a spooky selection of entertainment throughout the park! Book your tickets now at www.adventurewonderland.co.uk
26 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
Dorchester, Dorset
Halloween Fun at Shire HallThe witch is brewing a magic spell, It’s Halloween night and monsters dwell, Her pot is boiling and many spells she will weave, To cast them on all the children on Halloween eve. Throughout the half-term holidays, Shire Hall will become home to spooky family-friendly fun. We’ll have slippery slime-making workshops and a count the spiders trail . Come around our spooky underground cells ...
26 Oct 2020 to 01 Nov 2020
New Forest, Dorset
Supersized at Marwell ZooBring your mini monsters to Marwell Zoo this October half term for the last chance to see our larger than life brick adventure, SUPERSIZED! The world exclusive event featuring more than two million toy bricks is on display alongside the zoo’s hundreds of exotic and endangered animals until 1 November 2020. Featuring up to 30 models of curious real-life creatures, from sneaky predators ...
26 Oct 2020 to 30 Nov 2020
Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Spooky Halloween Fun at Farmer Palmer'sLow-key fangtastic Halloween fun for little ones with cauldrons full of family fun! The whole farm park has a spooky makeover and the team are transformed into our entertaining 'Boo Crew'. Dressing up and getting into the 'spirit' of things is highly encouraged. We are currently working on a "Palmer's Pumpkin Pick" activity . . . keep watch on the website!
28 October 2020
Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Monster Minions at Adventure WonderlandMonster Minions will be the star attraction at Adventure Wonderland during October half-term. These mischievous minions will fit right in with all the fang-tastic Halloween celebrations at the park which includes a scary maze and a live Halloween show. They will be making personal appearances throughout the day, so cameras at the ready! Spooktacular! Pre-book your tickets via the website.
31 October 2020
Monkey World - Treats, no tricks! This Halloween, you will only find treats at Monkey World- no tricks! That’s because on the 31st October we are giving away a FREE PLAYinChoc box to every child in full Halloween fancy dress! Each ToyChoc boxes has 2 x 10g chocolates, an endangered animal puzzle to build and an educational fun facts card! Visitors will still need to pre-book their visit, and numbers are limited, so book ...

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