There’s much more to Halloween than just trick or treating, and the variety of spooky fun to have in Blackpool is frightfully good.
For families with small children, there are countless opportunities to safely enjoy the atmosphere of Halloween without it being too scary for little ones to get involved. There are big thrills to be had across resort, but we’ve selected a few of the more gentle events taking place that the whole family can enjoy.
SEA LIFE Ascarium: 1 October - 6 November
Embark on an aquatic adventure at SEA LIFE Blackpool with their interactive Ascarium! Grab a trail leaflet and prepare to navigate through the depths as you uncover the spookiest creatures of the sea.
Assist the Sea Witch in locating her five elusive potion ingredients, cleverly hidden within the tanks of enchantment. Follow the trail to her mysterious lair, where she will unleash her spell, revealing a treasure chest brimming with a special reward!
Immerse yourself in a world where pumpkins and piranhas coexist, and cauldrons and coral create an eerily perfect Halloween ambiance. Don't miss out on this thrilling underwater escape!
Admission starts from just £18.50.
Jump back in fear at Ascent’s Halloween Parties: 28 - 31 October
Taking place on 28-31 October from 5pm to 7pm, the fantastic parties at Ascent Trampoline Park include:
- Two hour bounce with full access to all trampolines and features
- Themed park with Halloween decorations
- Post session food
- Fancy dress prizes
- Disco lights / UV lighting
All this for just £16.95 (parents with children under five are free of charge). Pre-bookings are advised to avoid disappointment. To book, give the attraction a call on 01253 768868.
For more information, visit their website.
Ridgeway Farm Pumpkin Festival: 14 - 29 October
Get your wellies at the ready! Ridgeway Farm is bringing back its popular Pumpkin Festival starting on Saturday 14 October, running each weekend and throughout half-term right up until Sunday 29 October.
For just £7.50 per early bird ticket, receive entry to the fun-filled farm at your selected session time and a pumpkin to take home with you (adults may wish to swap their pumpkin for a hot beverage if they prefer).
Explore the pumpkin patch, pick a pumpkin, and bring it back to the autumnal-themed orchard in one of the farm’s super stylish wheel-barrows where you can decorate it to your heart’s desire. You can meet the farm’s furry friends too!
Halloween Tails: 2 October - 5 November
Hop into a rabbit-sized world of adventure this Halloween for a month of spooktacular fun and games with your favourite characters from the hit Peter Rabbit™ CBeebies TV show.
Follow the trail that will lead you to Peter’s pumpkin patch for a Halloween hare-raving disco, where you’ll get to hop and dance to your favourite spooky tunes.
Explore and play through the world of Peter Rabbit. Crawl, climb and slide through Mr McGregor’s Garden, create pond music in Jeremy Fisher’s home, help Peter complete his chores in The Burrow and discover what inventions Mr Bouncer has been busy creating in his workshop, completing challenges along the way.
To experience a fun-filled Halloween with the little ones, hop on over to Peter Rabbit™: Explore & Play on Blackpool Promenade this October.
Blackpool Zoo Halloween Parties - 28 and 31 October
Join Blackpool Zoo for not one, but two Halloween Parties, happening on Saturday 28 October and Tuesday 31 October. It's the perfect occasion for you and your little monsters to don your spookiest costumes and immerse yourselves in a day of fang-tastic fun. They have a lineup of spook-tacular activities, including a Hoopla disco, fancy dress competitions, dancing, play, and fantastic prizes.
For just £14.95 per child, you'll enjoy playtime, a kid's buffet featuring sandwiches, chips, pizza, cucumber sticks, and jelly, a Halloween party bag, and even free car parking.
Pre-booking is essential. Book tickets here.
Halloween Party – The New Philly: 27 – 31 October
Looking for a family-friendly Halloween party? The New Philly is hosting its Halloween Party Weekend over four consecutive nights.
From the 27 – 31 October, join the family-friendly event for a ghoul-filled evening packed with games, best-dressed competitions, disco and plenty of prizes to giveaway.
No ticket is required. Please note that the event is first come, first served, so we recommend getting there as early as you can to secure your seat.