Doncaster half term dates are:  Monday 23rd October 2023, schools re-open on Monday 30th October 2023

For more information, see the Doncaster Council school Academic Year Calendar here.

Some schools with a DN postcode fall within other local government areas and have slightly different dates for Autumn Half term: 

North Lincolnshire




If anything is missing from this page, please email and we will add the details.

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Bawtry Paintball Fields

Bawtry Paintball Fields is Europe’s biggest outdoor activity centre, voted Europe’s Best, and the UK’s highest rated on Trip Advisor with over 1500 5-Star reviews!

Looking for a family day out, an awesome birthday, stag or hen party, or a fantastic team build event – BPF has something for everyone. Our lovely little café serves hot and cold food and drinks, ice cream and slush all day, so you can stay fuelled and relax in one of our picnic areas between activities.

Attracting groups of all ages from 6yrs+, BPF offers a huge variety of outdoor activities in the beautiful 720 acre woodland setting of Bawtry Forest. Activities include; Target and Zombie Archery, outdoor Laser Combat, Rifle Shooting, Tomahawk Axe and Knife Throwing, Junior ‘low-impact’ Paintballing, a 53ft Climbing Wall, Paintball Mini-Tank Battles, a huge Tree-Trek and Zipline Park with 50ft leap-of-faith, and of course regular Paintballing. BPF is also home of the infamous Predator!

Our award-winning paintball and laser combat game zones are like something out of a Hollywood movie. Props include real Lynx, Wessex and Huey helicopters, 42 ex-MOD armoured vehicles, tanks, castles, and a tree-top fortress.

All activities can be booked online at, or call our friendly team on 01302 868841

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Boston Park Farm: Halloween!

🎃 Open 10am – 4pm everyday
🎃 Pumpkin hunt around our Maize Maze
🎃 Pumpkin picking and carving (pumpkins are £4 each plus £1 for carving)
🎃 All-day entry to the farm and play areas
🎃 Under 1’s go free
🎃 £8 for children
🎃 £6 for adults & toddlers

Boston Park Farm, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster DN7 6DS

21st- 29th October 2023 10am- 5pm

Grab your broomsticks and get ready for a bewitchingly brilliant day out. Gather round and prepare to be enthralled as you listen to stories spun by our spooky storytellers.
Take part in our Halloween quest and discover magical potion ingredients. Complete the booklet’s activities and solve its creepy clues to become a wonderfully wicked witch’s apprentice!

Brodsworth, Doncaster

Spooky Woodland Walk at Brodsworth Hall

26th, 27th & 28th October at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30pm

Join our ghost-hunting storytellers on a family-friendly walk through the shadows of Brodsworth Hall. with well- told tales full of strange and spooky goings-on, this Halloween walk is sure to get you into the spirit of the season.

This is an outdoor, early evening tour for children aged 5-12. Please wear suitable shoes and dress for the weather.


Visit the website here.

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CAST: October Half Term

21st & 22nd October 2023

The Smeds and the Smoos

Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up, from Tall Stories – the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage.

Book tickets 

25th & 26th October 2023


A charming, interactive, family show about mental health, wellbeing and friendship tailored to ages 3 – 7.

Book tickets

27th & 28th October 2023

Cirque: The Greatest Show

Stars of the West End combine with incredible circus performers. The biggest hits from the greatest musicals of all time – from The Greatest Showman to Moulin Rouge, Hairspray to Rocketman the Musical – are brought to the stage in unique, spellbinding style. Fun for all the family.

CAST, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

Get your spook on this half term at the Ice Caps at Doncaster Dome!

From 23rd October to 3rd November the ice rink will transform into a Halloween haven, with an array of spooktacular experiences for skaters of all ages.

From Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October there will be Big Skate sessions running from 10am.

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October there will be Halloween parties with fancy dress at 10am and 4pm with regular skating in between those times.

On 31st October there will be sessions running throughout the day with a Halloween party and fancy dress from 6pm until 7.30pm.

The ice rink will be filled with spooky decorations and music for a thrilling skating experience. Halloween costumes are encouraged and some exciting prizes will be given out to the best-dressed individuals at each Halloween Party session.


Don’t miss this chance to glide through the eerie atmosphere and enjoy a ghoulishly good time at Doncaster Dome’s Halloween skating sessions!


Saturday October 28th 2023

🎃Event Highlights

  • 👻Ghastly Ghostbusters Halloween Party
  • 🧪Fang tastic afternoon of Science experiments
  • 🧟‍♀️Dress up in your scariest costumes and snap a pic with the replica Ghostbusters car.
  • ⚡️Pose with proton packs and feel like a true Ghostbuster.
  • 🍸Sip on an eerie slimer mocktail

🎁Package details

  • 🛌Double en-suite room for two
  • 🚗Free Parking
  • 🍳Breakfast to start your day with a boo-tiful meal
  • 🎉Ghostbusters Party
  • 🧪Science workshop
  • 👻Breakfast with the Ghostbusters

Don’t miss out on this spooktacular event

Book now

21st – 22nd October and 28th October – 5th November

Think pumpkin picking, spooky witch encounters, zombie laser fun and even a FANG-tastic show at the Stockeld Theatre, Halloween Street!

We will be open 21st – 22nd October, and 28th October – 5th November for spooktacular days of fun perfect for the whole family!

Join us this October and get stuck in with:
🎃 Pumpkin picking
🧙‍♀️ Woodland Witches in our Enchanted Forest
💀 Halloween Street at The Stockeld Theatre
🧛‍♀️ Fearsome fancy dress
🌀 Mummy maze
🧟‍♂️ Zombie Laser

Every paying child also gets a free pumpkin, up until 31st October!

Visit between 1st and 5th November and use discount code BOO23 to get 15% discount!

01937 586333
Visit Website


The Adventure Park, Stockeld Park, Wetherby, LS22 4AN.

More information to follow.

Frenchgate Shopping Centre, St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster DN1 1SW

Visit the website HERE


28th & 29th October 2023 from 10am- 4pm.

Halloween half term fun at Lakeside Village

Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet is all set for some spooktacular Halloween fun for all the family to enjoy!
We are hosting a family-friendly event over the weekend of Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2023 from 10am to 4pm on the new Halloween themed Village Green. The weekend will be packed with crafting activities for the kids, extra special offers and must have bargains available across a number of stores.
To find out what stores will be offering these bargains CLICK HERE

 There will be 20% off all children’s meals in Etto Cafe across the weekend too!

 For further information about Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet visit 

Tuesday 31st October 2023 from 12- 2:30pm.

Fancy a Mums and Tots luxury afternoon tea to celebrate Halloween?

Party and Play will be hosting one of their popular luxury afternoon teas at The Cadeby Pub and Restaurant on Tuesday 31st October from 12- 2:30pm.

There’ll be food, tea, coffee, play equipment, goodie bags and lots of chat!

Perfect for 3’s and under.

Tickets cost £35 per adult.

To book your tickets please message Hannah on instagram (party_andplay), facebook or Whatsapp on 07720 655599.

Thursday 26th October 2023 at 1pm

Party and Play recently hosted a Halloween themed luxury mums and tots brunch and it was so successful that they’ve decided to organise a Halloween Party at the same beautiful venue. It will take place on Thursday 26th October at 1pm and will be suitable for childen under 8 with a separate play space for the little ones.

  • luxury soft play & inflatables
  • hot buffet for the children
  • free tea & coffee for the parents
  • spooktacular craft tables
  • fancy dress competition
  • lots of photo opportunities

Venue: The big barn at The Cadeby Inn, Main Street, Near Sprotbrough, Cadeby, Doncaster, DN5 7SW

Contact Hannah on Whatsapp for more information and to book: 07720 655599

Saturday 28th October at 10:30am
A unique Creative DIY workshop, come and join us for some creative fun..
Using handmade raw wood materials that you will transform into personalised wall-worthy art for you to proudly display, we will guide you through the process of staining and creating your own unique design. Best of all… absolutely no previous skills are needed.

£10 deposit is required to secure your table, individual project price varies depending on project however ranges from £18-£45 so something for everyone.

Visit our website here


The The Twisted Knot, Yorkshire Hive, Hurst Lane, Doncaster.


Head to The Wool Market at October half term 2023 and take part in a range of Halloween themed activities!

Tuesday 24th October at 1pm

Kids Halloween Quiz (ages 5- 12 years)

Free to play with bonus games and prizes to be won!

Wednesday 25th October 

Wicked Wednesday 50% off deal!

Buy any 2 games and get 50% off your 3rd game. See the terms of this deal below:

– The two games must be bought on Wednesday 25th October.– The 50% off third game must be the same amount of time as the other two, if not rounded down to the lowest time.– The 50% off third game must be used within the October half term expiry 29.10.23. – The 50% off game must be redeemed in store and cannot be used for online bookings.

Saturday 28th October between 10am & 2pm

Pumpkin Carving at Doncaster Market International Food Hall. Free entry.

Sunday 29th October from 1pm- 3pm

Mr Dan’s Sunday Funday Halloween Disco

Free entry and no booking required.


The Wool Market Doncaster, Doncaster, DN1 1BN


Step into a realm where shadows dance, leaves whisper eerie secrets, and the air crackles with an enchanting chill. Prepare yourself, brave souls, for an unforgettable Halloween experience like no other! Yorkshire Wildlife Park invites you to embark on a spine-tingling adventure into the heart of darkness, where thrills and chills await the whole family.

From October 21st to 25th this half term, venture through Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s winding pathways, where you’ll encounter ghoulish creatures, mystical characters, and mysterious happenings around every corner.

The Curse of Halloween event is designed for families, ensuring that both young and old can enjoy the eerie delights on offer. Don’t miss the “Grimm Tales Panto Adventure” at the Yorkshire Hive Amphitheatre, featuring spooky shows at intervals throughout each day. Plus, special appearances from Victor the Polar Bear will add an extra layer of excitement to the experience.

This Halloween, Yorkshire Wildlife Park promises an enchanting, hair-raising experience that you won’t want to miss. So, mark your calendars for a week of supernatural fun and create lasting memories with your loved ones in the heart of Doncaster!


Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster

Ali Bongo’s Halloween Party

Tuesday 31st October 2023 5pm-7pm

Ali Bongo is hosting a spooky Halloween party including a disco, dance competitions, party games plus unlimited play! There will also be a fancy dress competition with prizes to be won!! £8.00 a ticket which includes entrance for 1 adult and 1 child plus hot dogs, buns and juice for the kids!

Tickets must be pre-booked online

Ali Bongo’s at Pastures Lodge, Pastures Road, Mexborough, S64 0JJ

Aston Springs Farm: Halloween Pumpkin Trail

21st- 31st October 2023

Follow the clues to solve the puzzle and claim your treat.

Halloween clue sheet £1 per sheet plus standard farm entry.

Mansfield Road, Aston, S26 5PQ

Astrabound: Spooktacular Halloween Party

Friday 27th October 2023 from 4- 6:30pm

Disco, ghoulish games, face painting, fancy dress competition, tattoo station, raffle.

£12 per child

£1 per adult

Under 1s £1

Pre-book online

Unit 6, Crompton Road, Doncaster, DN2 4PA

Austerfield Mosaic Trust: Autumn Events

Sunday 29th October 2023 from 3:30- 6pm

Spooky Halloween Trail

Our Spooky Halloween Twilight Trail is lit up by pumpkins and there may be a few surprises on the way!
Fancy dress encouraged
Free parking
Dogs welcome on leads
Buggy friendly paths
Hot drinks and toasted marshmallows available
£3 per child includes a small goody bag and a drink
Book via facebook messenger

Austerfield Mosaic Nature Reserve, DN10 6RG

Austerfield Study Centre: Family Fun Sessions

Monday 23rd October 2023

Room on the Broom

Tuesday 24th October 2023

Potions & Spells

Friday 27th October 2023

Pumpkin Carving

All sessions cost £8 per child and take place from 9:30- 11:30am

Bookings can be made on our website.

Austerfield Study Centre, The Old Primary School, Austerfield, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN10 6RG

Baby Bunnies and Music Bugs Family Halloween Party

Monday 23rd October 
Toddlers- 10- 11am
Babies- 11:30am- 1pm
Thursday 26th October 2023
Babies- 10- 11:30am
Babies- 12- 1:30pm
Tickets cost £15 and include 1 adult and 1 child. Siblings in toddler classes are £5 and extra adults are £5.

Kilham Hall, Branton


Bake Battle & Roll: Halloween Events

Halloween Games Evening

Sunday 29th October 2023 from 6- 10pm

Come and play our spooky board games.

Fancy dress encouraged.

£7 per person

All events need to be pre-booked by calling 01302 579322

24- 26 Wood Street, Doncaster

Buzz and Roar: Halloween Messy Play

28th October 2023 from 1- 2pm

Adwick Methodist Church

31st October 2023 from 1-2pm

Sprotbrough Community Library

Both sessions are suitable for 6 months to 5 years plus!

£8.50 per child and £3 per adult.


Creswell Crags: Halloween Events

We have a range of activities to keep the children entertained this October half term including:

  • Family pumpkin carving
  • Spooky Stone Age story time
  • Protection bag making sessions
  • Wand making workshop

See our website for more information.

Creswell Crags Museum & Heritage Centre, Crags Road, Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, UK S80 3LH

Cupcakes 2 Love

A range of Halloween themed afternoon teas, platters and treat boxes are available to book now on our website.


College Road, Doncaster, DN1 3JH

Cura-Care Halloween Party

Sunday 29th October 2023 from 4- 6pm

There will be lots to do for free and some of our PRIZE games have a small fee so grab tickets for your
and have a fantastic time!

Armthorpe Community Centre Hall, 20 Church Street, Armthorpe, DN3 3AG

Curious Kids Town: Halloween

23rd October 2023

Archie the Owl & friends Visit the Vets

24th October 2023

Fangtastic Paint a Halloween Candle

27th October 2023

Fangtastic Paint a Zombie Ceramic Money Box

28th October 2023

Curious Halloween Fest

Visit our website to book.

Bankside Works, Lumley Street, Sheffield, S4 7ZJ

Debutots Halloween

28th October 4- 5:45pm

Join us a fun Halloween party at The Elms Hotel, Retford (suitable for 4-12 years)

Fancy dress, games, music, buffet

£7.50 per child

01777 949491


Diddlytots: Perfect Pumpkin Picnic

31st October 2023 from 12- 2pm

There will be spooky music, ghostly going’s on, a perfect pumpkin picnic and even games and prizes to be won.

This event includes 2 hours access to our brand new playroom, and food for both adults and children.

Suitable for 0-3 years. Book your tickets on

Cavendish Court, Doncaster


Doncaster Family Hubs: October Half Term Activities

Monday 23rd- Friday 27th October 2023
We have lots of Halloween activities for all the family!

Here are the Doncaster Family Hubs October half term timetables:

East Locality

Central Locality

South Locality

North Locality




Doncaster Gallery, Library and Museum: October Half Term Activities

Monday 23rd October 2023 & Wednesday 25th October 2023
Free family crafts from 11am- 3pm in the Children’s Library and Paddington Room. No need to book.
Thursday 26th October from 11am- 3pm
Black History Month Family Day
Throughout the building
Discover 2000 years of black history with hands-on family activities including African drumming and gospel singing.
Free activity with no need to book.
Friday 27th October 2023 from 11am- 12:30pm
Special Craft: Spooky Pumpkin Book
Craft your own pumpkin book, perfect for the spooky season. Suitable for ages 7-12.
Tickets: £7.50 including all materials and a drink.
Book your ticket at or pop into the Danum.
Waterdale, Doncaster

Doncaster’s Outdoor Cinema: Hocus Pocus

Thursday 26th October 2023 

Get ready for a bewitching experience as we present the Halloween showing of the beloved classic, Hocus Pocus. Grab your blankets, bring your friends and family, and immerse yourself in this enchanting outdoor cinema event.

Tickets must be purchased online in advance via eventbrite.

Doncaster Athletics Club, 98 Stadium Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JB


Equine Dreams of Bawtry

23rd- 29th October 2023 from 10am- 4pm

Access our pumpkin field and choose a pumpkin, feed and pet some of our furry friends in the petting area, take a haunted pony ride and take part in an alpaca handling experience. Ziggy the Zebra will be available for selfies too!

£10 per ticket age 2- 11. Adults and over 11s £5. Under 2s free.

2 Bawtry Road, Tickhill, Doncaster


21st October to 5th November 2023

Grab your cloaks and hats, broomsticks and wands, chant your favourite transportation spell (or, you know, belt up in the back of the family car) and fly over to Eureka! for an enchanting Halloween half-term day out. Spooky fancy dress encouraged!

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE

Forest Friends Woodland Playgroup: Halloween Half-term Fun!

Saturday 21st October 2023 10:30am- 12:30pm

Family Forest School

23rd, 27th, 30th October & 3rd November from 10- 11am

Halloween Playgroup

25th October 2023 5-6pm, 5:30- 6:30pm, 6-7pm

Halloween Hunt

Squirrel Wood, DN6 9FE



Fuzzy Eds at The Highwayman: Halloween Party

28th October 2023 from 1-3pm

Our Halloween disco tickets are now on sale, £5 per child, disco and games, we only have 30 tickets and 2 adults per family only.

The Highwayman, Doncaster, DN6 7HU


Go Bounce: Halloween Toddler Sessions

30th- 31st October 2023 from 10am- 12pm

Dress up, colouring competition and ghoulish games.

£6.95 per child, adults free.

Pre-book online.

Unit 13, Ogden Road, Shaw Lane Estate, Doncaster, DN2 4SQ

Gulliver’s Valley Resort, Fright Fiesta!

7th- 31st October 2023

Join our festival-style Halloween that’s bursting with colour, costumes and music. Fright Fiesta is full of fabulous family activities, frights and theme park fun. Come together and celebrate the spookiest season of the year at Gulliver’s.

Save money on your tickets by booking online at least two days in advance.

Gulliver’s Valley Resort, Mansfield Road, Sheffield, S26 5QW

See our Mumbler review of Gulliver’s Valley here 

Hall Farm Park: Halloween

21st October- 30th October 2023

During your visit in the October half term be sure to look out for tricks and treats. Do you dare to visit the spooky shepherds hut to complete the challenge?

  • Choose your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch
  • Pumpkin themed fun and games
  • Trick or Treat Halloween Hunt
  • Spooky Shepherds Hut
  • Plus all of our usual activities

Caistor Road, South Kelsey (around 45 minutes drive from Doncaster)

Halloween Disco Party

Sunday 29th October 2023 from 4- 7:30pm

Free entry

  • scariest fancy dress competition
  • best carved pumpkin
  • spooky mocktails
  • games & prizes

Sykehouse Village Hall, Broad Lane, DN14 9AS

Halloween Glow Disco

Wednesday 25th October 2023 from 6- 7pm

  • Halloween Disco with Spooky Hosts
  • Spooky snacks and drinks included
  • action songs and games
  • best costume and best dancer competitions
  • free glowsticks on arrival
  • SEN friendly
  • Parent/ refreshments area

£5 per child

St Peter’s- the ‘White Church’, Balby Road, Doncaster, DN4 0TQ

Halloween Party

28th October 2023 from 6pm- 8pm

Call into the Community Centre Centre to collect your free tickets on any of the below dates:

Monday 9th October 10am- 12pm and 6pm- 8pm

Wednesday 11th October 1pm- 3pm

Saturday 14th October 10am- 12pm

Armthorpe Community Centre, Welfare Park, Church Street, Armthorpe

01302 830543

Hooton’s Haunted Extravaganza

21st- 29th October 2023

Spooky woodland walk, meet the Sanderson sisters, funfair, inflatables, arts & craft tents, food stalls, licenced bar, kids Halloween disco from 12- 2pm.

Tickets must be pre-booked online.

Hooton Lodge Farm, Kilnhurst Road, Rotherham, S65 4TE


J & D Activities

Activities for children with additional needs this October half term.

Kidz Hub Halloween Parties

Monday 30th October 2023
Spooky Halloween disco party with Wednesday Addams, lots of fun and activities with child’s meal included.
Tuesday 31st October 2023 10am- 1pm or 2pm- 5pm
We’re back for another year of spooky fun, join us for our spooktacular Halloween party.
Must be pre-booked.

Unit 1, Harworth Business Park, Harworth, Doncaster

Light Party

31st October 2023 from 5- 6:30pm

An alternative Halloween party for 5- 12 year olds celebrating God’s hope & light.

Messy games, food and activities.

Only £1 per child

Pre-booking required:

Powerhouse Christ Church, Thorne Road, Doncaster, DN1 2HG


Lightwater Valley: Frightwater Valley

28th October- 5th November 2023

As a cloak of supernatural delight shrouds the adventure park, you’ll find all manner of creepy ghouls and beasties lurking in the shadows of the Valley. There’ll be friendly frights, plus mini and mega scares for the whole family to enjoy!

North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT

Lotherton Hall: Halloween

27th October- 5th November 2023

Spooky Skeletons Trail

Visit Lotherton this October half term and follow the spooky skeletons trail around the estate and into the haunted house!

27th October – 3rd November 2023

Skeleskare: The Return of the Lost Souls

Thrills and chills for fearless 8-15 year olds!

Lotherton Lane, Aberford, Leeds, LS25 3EB (around 45 minutes drive from Doncaster)


Manor Farm, Oldcotes: Pumpkin Carving with Cinderella

25th & 26th October 2023
Pumpkin carving, dancing, story time and a wonderful surprise from ‘Bibidi, Bobidi, Boo’. A spooky ice-scream and drink for our little pumpkin carvers!
31st October 2023
Big Barn Halloween Party perfect for 4- 11 years- Maleficent, Wednesday, Cruella and the Evil Queen will be there!

Manor Farm, Blyth Road, Oldcotes, S81 8JA

Mother Shipton’s Cave: Creepy Carnival Halloween

28th October- 5th November

Visitors of all ages can indulge their curiosity as they explore the mysterious ancient forest. Uncover its spooky secrets and capture the perfect photo moments amidst the carnival-themed exhibits.

Tickets must be prebooked online.

Prophecy House, Harrogate Road, High Bridge, Knaresborough, HG5 8DD

Nina Garner Outdoor Education: Autumn Family Forest School

Tuesday 24th October 2023

9:30- 11:30am or 12:30- 2:30pm

This session is suitable for children who are walking up to age 10. Join us for den building, potion making and all the usual woodland fun!

£5 per child

Shaw Wood Academy, Mere Lane, Armthorpe (meet at the bottom of the school car park)

07412 441037

Northwood Trail- Halloween Lantern Walk and Story Telling in the Fairy Wood

28th October- 5th November 2023

Magical evening of storytelling from Professor Howland’s extensive collection of true fairy stories and mythologies. Includes the Autumn grotto, story telling, and a cup of free alcoholic or non alcoholic punch  (exclusive for event ticket holders) as well as the fairy museum, and the night trail in the fairy sanctuary.

Northwood Trail, YO41 1AP

NT Clumber Park: Half Term Halloween Experience

21st October – 5th November 2023
From spooky sports and spider webs to welly wanging and fungi finding, you’ll have so much fun on our Family Autumn Trail.
On Tuesday 24 – Thursday 26 October, join the team at Lake Brew to make a bug hotel, providing insects and mini beasts with a place to nest over the colder months.

Play Valley Doncaster: Halloween Events

19th October 2023 at 11am

Little Pumpkins Tea Party

26th & 27th October 2023 at 5pm

Halloween Spooktacular

1st November 2023 at 5pm

SEN Halloween Session

Unit 1b, Watervole Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JP

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

Wand Whittling and Campfire for Families

Thursday 26th October 10:30am- 2:30pm

Friday 27th October 1:30- 3:30pm

Join us for a spellbinding event in the woods around the warmth of the campfire to carve a natural wand.

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Sedum House, Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB

Potting Shed Studio: Monster Clay Workshop

Tuesday 25th October 2023

Recommended for age 7+ these ceramic monsters are an ideal way to engage your child’s creativity.

You will be carefully guided through the making and decorating processes by your tutor Emily Rowley on the day.

Tickets available from

Potting Shed Studio, Gainsborough Road, Everton, DN10 5BW

RSPB Old Moor

28th October 2023 from 6- 9:30pm

Creepy Campfire Tales

Join us for an unforgettable evening of family-friendly humour, suspense, and a dash of fright as Barnsley Youth Theatre presents “Creepy Campfire Tales,” a gripping outdoor play in the tranquil settings of RSPB Old Moor

RSPB Dearne Valley, Old Moor Lane, Wombwell, Bolton upon Dearne, Barnsley, S73 0YF



Rufford Abbey: October Half Term Events

21st October- 5th November 2023 from 10am- 4pm
Trick or Treat Halloween Trail.
Join us for our spooktacular adventure at Rufford Abbey this Halloween!
Are you brave enough to explore the eerie forest and find what lurks beneath the lake? Come in your spookiest costume or opt for a more lighthearted look!
Price: £2.50 per child

Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF

Sandall Park: Ghostly Glow Walk

Friday 27th October 2023 from 4- 8pm

Join us for lots of fun, stalls and food. A spooky walk in the park (in the dark) if you dare… fancy dress, campfire tales, trail, spooky gallery, photo station, dancing and more. This event is FREE.

Sandall Park, Thorne Road, Doncaster, DN2 5DY

Shepherd’s Place Farm- Halloween Disco

28th October 2023 from 4-6pm

Party games, spooky music, pumpkin carving, fancy dress competition, ghost stories, hide & seek, soft play, farm after dark and surprises!

£10 per child. Tickets must be pre-booked.

99A Akeferry Road, Haxey, DN9 2NF


South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum: Open Cockpit Weekend

21st & 22nd October 2023

If you’ve ever thought about visiting South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum the open cockpit weekends are a great time to take children. The mini mumblers loved climbing aboard and being able to sit in the aircrafts!

Dakota Way, Doncaster

01302 761616

Spooky Halloween Fun

Thursday 26th October 2023 from 11am- 3pm

FREE family activities including crafts, treats and pumpkin carving (donations welcome)

In the walled garden of St. Catherine’s House, Woodfield Park, Tickhill Road, DN4 8QP

Stump Cross Caverns

27th & 28th October 2023 

The Cavern of the Lost Souls

28th October- 5th November 2023

Spooky Halloween Trail

For more information about our Hallween events, please visit our website

Greenhow Hill, Harrogate, HG3 5JL

Sundown Adventureland

14th October- 5th November 2023

For the spookiest, family-friendly fun, you can’t beat the Sundown Halloween Spookfest at Sundown Adventureland.

Sundown Adventureland, Treswell Road, Rampton, Retford, Notts, DN22 0HX

The Deep

21st October- 5th November 2023 from 10am- 5pm

Make this October half-term a breeze and join us at The Deep for our Wonderful Wind event, running 21st October to 5th November 2023!

The Wonderful Wind event is included in standard ticket entry, no additional booking is required. Pre-booking is highly recommended during school holiday periods.

Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4BG

The Funny Farm Soft Play Centre: Halloween Events

For half term week we have a full programme of activities including lots of character visits.
Please see our facebook page for more information.
Unit A5, Railmill Way, Parkgate, S62 6JQ

The Ghost Ships of Doncaster

28th October 2023 from 6:30- 9pm

Haunted Halloween Charity Regatta raising money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Our Frightdul Floatilla is a fantastic event for people of all ages in Doncaster. Get ready for a magical display of creativity, awesome costumes and full-on Halloween spirit that’ll get everyone in the mood for some spooky fun!

6:30pm – The boats will set sail from Long Sandall

7pm – They will pass through Barnby Dun

9pm- They will arrive at New Inn Stainforth

The Glass Strawberry: Halloween Afternoon Teas

22nd October- 31st October 2023
Book now for our amazing Halloween themed Afternoon Tea!
£15 per child & £25 for adults per person.
Must be pre-booked on our website.
48- 50 Printing Office Street, Doncaster

The Play House & Cafe (formerly Kiddy Winx)

We have a full programme of activities for half term week including Halloween parties, movie nights and spooky photo shoots!

Please see our facebook page for more information.

Unit 5 Fields End Business Park, Davey Road, Rotherham, S63 0JF

The Steel Cauldron: Halloween

21st- 29th October 2023

It’s our favourite holiday of the year!

Wizard School, Owl Displays, Eat, Drink & Spells Spooky Magic Show, Halloween Family Quiz, Wand Workshop, Scales & Tales!

Please see our website for more information.

3 Spooner Road, Sheffield, S10 5BL

The Yorkshire Hive: Grimm Tales Panto Adventure

Saturday 21st- Wednesday 25th October 2023

This October half-term, The Yorkshire Hive presents a “fangtastic” Halloween treat: “Grimm Tales Panto Adventure” at the Hive Amphitheatre!

Grab your broomsticks and head down to the Hive to enjoy this spooktacular free family show filled with thrills and chills!

  • Hive Amphitheatre | The Yorkshire Hive
  • 12pm, 1pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Free to park
  • Free to enter

Tiny Town: Halloween Events

Monday 23rd October 2023 9- 11am

Room on the Broom Storytelling Event

Thursday 26th October 2023 1:30- 3:30pm

Halloween Animal Experience Event

28th, 29th & 31st Halloween Parties

Tickets must be pre-booked on our website.

Ryton Road, North Anston, Sheffield S25 4DL (about 30 minutes drive from Doncaster)


Tropical Butterfly House: Halloween

21st October- 5th November 2023

  • Magical activity trail around the park
  • spooky tractor- trailer ride
  • free-flying bird and animal shows
  • fancy dress competition
  • colouring competition
  • daily animal encounters
  • Realms of Camelot play park

Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, S25 4EQ

Twisted Skatepark Halloween Skate

Saturday 28th October 2023 from 11:30am onwards
We’re throwing a super spooky halloween jamboreeeee!
Come in your best fancy dress and celebrate the spooky season with some wicked live music from local artists, demos, competitions and fun stuff for everyone to take part in!
Doors open at 11.30, with music going on until late.
Unit 3, Doncaster, DN3 8AF

Vue Doncaster: Mini Mornings

Our Mini Morning sessions give both adults and kids the chance to experience big screen entertainment for a very small price. Both adults and children pay from £2.49/£2.99 per ticket.

Mini Mornings run every morning from 10am in the school holidays.

Doncaster Leisure Park, Herten Way, Doncaster, DN4 7NW

Wentworth Garden Centre: Halloween Week!

21st October- 5th November 2023
The Wicked Witch of Wentworth is returning to the garden centre this October… and this time she’s not alone!
Join us in the Family Farm & Historic Gardens this half term holidays, for a whole host of frightfully spooky fun!
Visits to ‘Meet the Wentworth Witch’ will be strictly via pre-booking only.

Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TF


Wentworth Woodhouse

20th- 22nd October 2023

Halloween Outdoor Cinema showing The Lost Boys, Hocus Pocus and Ghostbusters.

21st- 29th October 2023

Bring your little monsters for a visit this October Half Term and find a range of spooky activities for them to enjoy.

Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TQ

Whistlestop Valley

28th & 29th October 2023

Halloween Ghost Train event

Are you brave enough to take a ride on the Whistlestop Valley Ghost Train?

30th October- 3rd November 2023

Halloween Disco

Get ready to boogie with the ghosts and ghouls at Whistlestop Valley!

Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Huddersfield, HD8 9XJ (around 45 minutes drive from Doncaster)

William’s Den

28th- 31st October 2023

William’s Spooky Adventures (daytime)

27th, 28th & 31st October 2023 from 6pm

William’s Halloween Nights

Please see our website for more information and to book your tickets.

Castle farm, Wold Hill, North Cave, HU15 2LS