Halloween Events in Essex 2019

October 25, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

It's that wonderful spooky time of year again when the leaves are turning and the pumpkins are ready for picking! So what is on offer in Essex this half-term break for the Halloween festivities? 
 

Autumn Fest at Wat Tyler Country Park


This year Wat Tyler are hosting a whole week of autumn days. Starting from £4 for child tickets, including a range activities such as William Tell Archery, Conquer the Conkers, autumn playground and some Halloween crafts. Suitable for children from ages 3+ and accompanied by a paying adult. 

There are also evening Ghost Walks suitable for children age 12+ and adults (booking advised) to explore Wat Tyler's rich heritage. 

For more details, prices and booking information: https://www.wattylercountrypark.org.uk/park-events

 

Fright Nights at Colchester Zoo


'Shriek Week' returns to Colchester Zoo this year for October half-term with fang-tastic themed displays and activities everyday! 26th Oct - 3rd Nov

AND on 26th, 28th, 30th, 31st Oct and 2nd Nov ONLY, Colchester Zoo will be open til 9:30pm for FRIGHT NIGHTS! As the daylight fades and the darkness sets in, go and see the wildlife at night with more activities. The popular UV Glow Show is back and there is a Pirate Adventure Ride in Elephant Kingdom all included with the admission price. Additional Fright Night wristbands cost £5.50 each which can gain you access to the Late Night Animal Encounters and other freaky attractions - suitable for 11+. There are also online exclusive prices for combi tickets which include day ticket admission and the Fright Night Wristbands. 

For booking info and more: https://www.colchester-zoo.com/event/fright-nights-4/

 

Pumpkin Forest, Battlesbridge

Choosing your own perfect pumpkin is a key part of the Halloween festivities, so why not get down to the Pumpkin Forest in Battlesbridge? Open daily 19th Oct - 31st Oct 2019, 9am-5pm. Pick your pumpkins and squashes from the fields and also join in many fun activities and games for the family. 

http://pumpkinforest.co.uk/

 

Half-term and Pumpkin Mini shoots with Tina Wing Photography


 

Celebrate the autumn with a pumpkin photo session and select your own pumpkin direct from the farm at the Pumpkin Forest, Battlesbridge. Included is a 25 minute session outside in the autumn season. Siblings and families can all dress up - see Pintrest boards for inspiration. Also included is a 6x9" print in a deluxe cream mount to frame to 12x10" and 2 digital images.  (Pumpkins not included in the price.) £85

To book: https://www.tinawingphotography.co.uk/portrait_photography
 


Halloween Lantern Walk at Essex Wildlife Trust, The Naze Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze

30th October 5:30 - 7pm 
Suitable for families, children and adults, you will embark on a spooky trail suitable for all ages in search of ghosts and pumpkins around the Naze. Be prepared to hunt for the supernatural as the sun sets over the horizon.

Come and make a lantern at the Naze centre that day 10am - 12pm or 2pm - 4pm to bring along with you.

You are advised to bring a torch or battery operated lantern and weather appropriate clothing/hiking shoes as the terrain can be muddy and uneven. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

A suggested donation of £5 per person but booking is essential: https://www.essexwt.org.uk/events/2019-10-30-halloween-lantern-walk


Coffee Squared Halloween Party

Fancy a bite to eat or a spooky hot drink? Coffee Squared in Chelmsford will have you covered with cakes, drinks, and other treats. 

Thursday 31st Oct, Halloween Party @coffeesquaredbeaulieu ......

The winner of the Halloween fancy dress competition, will receive a Kip McGrath, Chelmsford North, 5 FREE LESSON VOUCHER!! and a £10 voucher for Coffee Squared, worth a total of £200!!.
The runner up will receive a £20 Coffee Squared voucher! then over to the Community Centre for 5pm 👻👻👻 @ Chelmsford, Essex

https://www.facebook.com/CoffeeSquaredBeaulieu.co.uk/


Have a Happy Halloween!

 

 


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