Spooky Happenings for Halloween!

With half term and Halloween just around the corner, there’s plenty of fun activities going on in our local area for families. With this in mind, here is a list of family days out all with a bit of a spooky theme, and plenty of opportunities for dressing up!

Rogate Pumpkin Patch
Pick your Pumpkin from this charming and picturesque Patch! There’s plenty going on to choose from including pumpkin skittles, vintage fair, face painting and daily prize for the best costume!
Rogate, Nr Petersfield
25-31 October 2019
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Beautiful pumpkins!

Spooky Science
Explore the weird and wonderful world of Victorian science, with lots of hands-on have-a-go activities, fun and interactive experiments about flotation, construction and explosions!
Fort Nelson, Nr Portsmouth
28 October – 1 November 2019
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Wizard Weekend at the Watercress Line
Take unlimited rides on the Wizard Express steam train and walk in Harry Potter’s footsteps on the real Kings Cross footbridge from the films. Dress up as a spooky character for your chance to win a fantastically spooky prize!
Alresford, Hampshire
26 & 27 October 2019
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Boo at the Zoo
Bring your little monsters in fancy dress to Marwell Zoo this October half term for lots of ‘Monster’ fun! Take part in brand new trail and track down 12 hidden bewitched beasties around the zoo.
Nr Winchester, Hampshire
26-31 October 2019
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Spooky Winchester
Join this free and fun-filled, Halloween-themed trail activity for kids and big kids alike in Winchester City Centre.
Monday 21 October to Saturday 2 November 2019.
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Dressed up for Halloween!

Cosplay workshop: Halloween Face Paint
For children aged 7-11, this Halloween Face Painting fun and hands-on workshop using Halloween make-up, with cosplayer and costume maker Juliette Cross who will demonstrate some simple face painting techniques. Whether you are a cute puppy or a spooky ghoul she can help you achieve your perfect Halloween look with time to spare for trick-or-treating!
31 October 2019
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Check out our What’s on in October page for more events over half term.

Visit the local tourism websites for more spooky Halloween fun!
Visit Hampshire
Visit Winchester
The New Forest

Amazing pumpkin display