Halloween in Winchester

Halloween and the October half term are fast approaching. It can sometimes be a struggle to think of entertaining activities for your children but never fear! We have compiled a list of some fang-tastic events taking place in Winchester for all the family!

Spooky Science at the Winchester Science Centre

20th – 30th October

Throughout the October half term the Winchester Science Centre are g-hosting several spooky shows. During this time, the demonstrations, such as revealing the science behind spooky tricks of stage and screen, will come at no extra cost to general admission. Your family are guaranteed a fantastic day out at the family-friendly, interactive Science Centre and boo-tiful planetarium. Click here for more info.

Autumn Half Term at Winchester City Mill

21st – 29th October

Alternatively, you can head to The Winchester City Mill for lots of fun activities, such as pumpkin carving, Halloween storytelling and Halloween baking. The event continues throughout the October half term – guaranteed to keep your family entertained. Do you know a scarily good pumpkin carving artist, a future winner of the Great British Bake Off or someone who just loves Halloween? This is the place to be this October! Experience all these activities for the price of a general admission ticket. Click here for more info.

Boo at the Zoo at Marwell Zoo

21st – 29th October

Are you and your family animal obsessed? You should definitely be-heading down to ‘Boo at the Zoo’ this half term. As well as meeting some of your favourite animals, why not join in with some Halloween activities including a broomstick flying lesson, spooky storytelling and carving your handpicked pumpkin from the patch. Children who come dressed in Halloween fancy dress will also receive a free Halloween cookie, so start planning your best spooky costume now and get involved! Click here for more info.

Winchester Halloween Tour

28th October

The city of Winchester is full of history and has a wealth of haunting stories to tell. If you and your family want to learn more about Winchester then you should purchase a ticket to the bone-chilling Halloween Tour. The event is always popular with families, with a veritable feast of ghost, murder and supernatural tales and other ghastly goings-on! You can also come dressed for the part to really get into the spirit of things. And, if you’re feeling brave, there is an adult Halloween walk on the 31st October. Click here for more info.

Wizard Weekend on the Watercress Line

28th – 29th October

If you’re a family of Potterheads, then this is the Halloween event for you. There is something for everyone at this thrilling event – hop aboard the Wizard Express steam train, get an autograph from some Gringott’s goblins, and much more. As well as a vast array of Halloween events, the Wizard Express offers magical views of the Hampshire countryside! Click here for more info.

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