Halloween events in Hampshire: Spooky things to do this half term

PUBLISHED: 11:18 09 October 2020 | UPDATED: 11:22 04 November 2020

Halloween events in Hampshire - David Menidrey on Unsplash

Halloween events in Hampshire - David Menidrey on Unsplash


From spooky trails to ghost tours, here is our guide to some of the best Halloween events on offer across Hampshire this year

All events are subject to cancellation at short notice so please check all links before you head out.

Spooktacular Halloween at Paultons Park - October 15 - November 2

“This October Half term bring the kids to the friendliest and most frightful fun fest in the UK. We are back for another year with even more spooky fun to be had!”


Spooky Halloween River Tour with New Forest Activities - October 26 - 30

“With so much history and stories of resident ghosts, are you brave enough to paddle the Beaulieu River’s dark waters by moonlight?”


Gills and Ghouls Week at Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth - October 24 - November 1

“The underwater world is filled with creatures of all shapes and sizes, and this October Half Term Blue Reef is celebrating the strangest (and spookiest!) of them all.”


Ghost Tours in Portsmouth and Winchester - Various dates

“We will share chilling accounts of some of the areas most haunted hot spots including The Dolphin pub, The Square Tower, Spice Island and so much more!”


Harry Potter Murder Mystery at Langstone Quays Resort - October 30 and 31

“Hogwarts is in turmoil. Harry Potter and Hermione Granger are missing and Professor Dumbledore does not think that a new term can begin. Can our young investigators save the day and solve the mystery at Langstone Quays?”


Frights & Sprites at Blackgang Chine - October 19 - 23 and 26 - 31

“So, what are you waiting for? Put on that witch’s hat, pick up your broomstick and grab your tickets online now to join your favourite characters from 11am – 3pm!”


Halloween Firework Finale at Blackgang Chine - October 31

“Gaze in wonder at this explosive visual spectacular as the skies over the UK’s oldest theme park swirl, spin, and fizzle!”


Half Term Trails at Hampshire’s National Trust sites - Various dates

Get on your best fancy dress and head out into the parkland of Hampshire’s many stunning National Trust sites. You may have to use your imagination a little more than previous years but there’s still lots of spooky atmosphere to be found.


Halloween Pumpkin Shooting - October 24 - 31

“Using weapons of old vampires, werewolves and zombies will be your new targets. Plus to add an extra challenge, you’ll get to practice your newfound archery skills shooting pumpkins too!”


It’s Frightfully Fun at Longdown Farm - October 24 - 31

“There’ll be lots of spooky stuff to see and do at Longdown Activity Farm on the run-up to Hallowe’en. Enter the Haunted Barn at your peril – look out for grimacing ghouls,  scary skeletons and wicked witches.”


Halloween and October Half Term at the Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth - October 17 - November 1

“Join us for a spooky sky-high game of I-spy as you venture to our view deck to discover the view.  There’s always so much to spot in the view, but this half term, watch out for some spooky surprises hidden around the tower itself!”


Gruesome Garden Trail - October 26 - November 1

“The voodoo of Halloween has turned our Rock Garden into a spooky graveyard this half term. Do you dare to enter? Walk through cobweb arches, see monsters emerging from the ground and ghosts on zipwires.”




Halloween Half Term at Milestones Museum - October 24 - November 1

“Calling all witches and wizards, monsters and zombies, ghosts and skeletons! Dress to distress in your scariest costume on the streets of Milestones Museum this October half term and claim a sweet treat!”



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