Halloween Events in Essex

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Scaresville
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford CO10 9BA
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 to Saturday 3rd November 2018
“Locals whisper of an old village that appears in darkest Suffolk every year. It is here that the thin veil that separates our world from the Other side is stretched thinnest….”
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Halloween Fun at the Farm
Cammas Hall Fruit Farm, Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak, CM22 7JT
Friday 5th October 2018 to Sunday 4th November 2018
Come and join us at the farm for pumpkin picking, Halloween themed Maize Maze, arts and crafts and much more.
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Blake House Halloween Drive In : Transylvania 2 + A Quiet Place
Blake End, nr Braintree CM77 6RA
Saturday 6th October 2017, 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
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The Cursed
Wat Tyler Country Park
Friday 19th October 2018 to Wednesday 31st October (not every day – check online)
“Cursed is Essex’s original award-winning Halloween fright night experience, and 2018 is our 10th birthday part – the event is bigger and better than ever before.”
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Halloween at Mountfitchet Castle
Mountfitchet Castle, Stansted
Saturday 20th October to 4th November 2018
Free Pumpkin Trail – Medieval Catapult – dare you enter the Witches Hovel?
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HalloweenFest
Barleylands Farm Park, Billericay
Saturday 20th October 2017 to Friday 26th October 2018
There will be lots of fiendish fun to enjoy including pumpkins, Halloween crafts and story time with Wendy the Witch.
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Celebrating Room on the Broom
RHS Hyde Hall, nr Chelmsford
Saturday 20th October 2018 to Sunday 28th October 2018
“Whoosh! Come and join us this half term for a witchy adventure with Room on the Broom.”
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Halloweenies
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford CO10 9BA
Saturday 20th October 2018 to Sunday 28th October 2018
“Kentwell’s School of Sorcery and Magic will again be welcoming new students for the Halloween intake. Bring your family for a morning or afternoon of fun-filled magical learning!”
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Shriek Week!
Colchester Zoo
Saturday 20th October 2018 to Sunday 28th October 2018
“Join in with the fantastic themed displays, attractions and activities taking place every day during Shriek Week!”
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Fright Night
Colchester Zoo
Saturday 20th October 2018, Monday 22nd October 2018, Wednesday 24th October 2018, Friday 26th October 2018 and Saturday 27th October 2018.
“Stay into the evening as we remain open until 9.30pm with some frightfully good attractions! With special after dark feeds these selected evenings are not to be missed!”
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Brightworth’s School of Magic
Hedingham Castle
Sunday 21st October 2018 to Sunday 28th October 2018, 10:30am to 1pm, and 1:30pm to 4pm
“Do you have a young Witch or Wizard? Brightworth’s are opening their doors this Halloween half term to welcome a new class into their School of Magic.”
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Halloween Half Term Fun at East Anglian Railway Museum
East Anglian Railway Museum, Chappel nr Colchester
Monday 22nd October 2018 to Thursday 25th October 2017
“Have a fang-tastic time here at the museum this October half-term with some cracking activities designed to keep your little ones busy. ”
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Spooky Fun
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road CM77 8PD
Monday 22nd October 2018 to Friday 26th October 2018
“Follow a spooky trail, pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch to carve and take home, watch a sword swallower and fire eater, create some crafts and potions and lots more for a fun packed day.”
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Gruesome Goings On
Audley End House and Gardens, Saffron Walden
Monday 22nd October 2018 to Sunday 28th October 2018
“Travel back in time and discover the painful punishments your history teacher’s too timid to tell you at our pop-up activities.”
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SpookyFest
Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, SS16 4UH
Tuesday 23rd October 2018 to Thursday 25th October 2018
Only for heroic parents and the bravest of children.
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Hylands House Halloween Drive In : Transylvania 2
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ
Thursday 25th October 2018, 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
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Hylands House Halloween Drive In : Monster House
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ
Friday 26th October 2018, 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
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Spooky Nights
Barleylands Farm Park, Billericay
Friday 26th October 2018 and Saturday 27th October 2018, 6.30pm to 9pm
The two evenings will be packed with thrills, spills and chills for tots to young teens. As always, there will be plenty of spooktactular family friendly activities.
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Steam and Scream – Halloween Ghost Trains
Epping Ongar Railway
Friday 26th October 2018 to Sunday 28th October 2018
“Our popular Ghost Trains are running again this year and this year we guarantee ever more Halloween fun!”
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Canvey Island Fright Nights
Leisure Island Fun Park, Sea Front, Canvey Island
Friday 26th, Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th, Tuestday 30th, Wednesday 31st October 2018
Castle Point Ghost Tours are back at a new venue bringing their Haunted Attraction / Scare Maze of extreme horror, a bigger scarier 4D Attraction with live actors.
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Hylands House Halloween Drive In : Monster University
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ
Saturday 27th October 2018, 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
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Spooky Day Out with Thomas!
East Anglian Railway Museum, Chappel nr Colchester
Saturday 27th October 2017 and Sunday 28th October 2018
“Thomas the Tank Engine with a spooky twist, the perfect Halloween treat!”
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Film screening – Witchfinder General
Essex Record Office, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT
Friday 26th October 2018, 6.30pm-9.00pm
“Set in 1645, during the English Civil War, Witchfinder General follows Essex lawyer turned witchfinder Matthew Hopkins, and his servant John Stearne, as they tour the country instigating witch hunts and extracting confessions through torture.”
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