Halloween Events for Children in Suffolk 2017

Written by MiriamSpall on Monday, October 2, 2017 - 16:55

Brace yourself for a day of scary costumes, pumpkin carving, trick or treaters and heaps of fun! Take part in the spooky events taking place all around Suffolk this Halloween.

Are you looking for events in Ipswich this half term? Your little detectives will love solving a Tudor Mystery at Christchurch Mansion, on Oct 26 at 2:30pm, they will have a giggle in search for clues, and a sense of triumph when they figure out who murdered Lady Catherine Killigrew! . A fun interactive activity suitable for 7-11 years old.  Cost: £3.30 per child

What better way to embrace the Halloween spirit than with a spooky story in a 12th century castle! Framlingham Castle is the perfect setting for a 'Frightastic' experience ! Make it memorable by encouraging the children to dress up and participate at this year’s fancy dress competition. This event runs daily from Oct 23-29th.  Cost:  5-15 years £5.30

Pumpkin carving must be one of the most popular activities in Halloween, why not give the children the chance to select their own pumpkins this year. At The Undley Pumpkin Patch  they can choose to pick either direct from the vine or select from the pre-picked collection of pumpkins to decorate.  The fun doesn’t stop there! They can also enjoy a game of hide and seek in the Maize Maze, burn some energy on the giant inflatables or jump around in the hay bale climbing area. Opens half term Oct 21- 29 from 9:00 -17:00. Cost: Entry to the site and craft area are FREE, other activities are priced separately Maize Maze children £3.50, Farmyard Obstacle Course Entry is £2 for 10 minutes, Last Man Standing Sweeper Game £2 per go.

“Scaretacular” is another great Suffolk Halloween event taking place at the Southwold Maize Maze this half term Oct 21 - 29. The spooky maze is a family favourite, where creepy characters are waiting to be found, record their name and number on a card and claim a lollipop; If your children enjoy pumpkin carving, they can buy one onsite for £2 and use the venue’s templates to carve a masterpiece which they can then show off at the light display at 5pm. Other activities include the haunted house for children 8+, their popular go karts, and a chance to participate in the fancy dress parade at 2pm. Cost: £7.00 per ticket under 3s and wheelchair users free. £1.50 off voucher

If you have budding wizards at home, then Halloweenies at Kentwell Hall is the place for them to go!. Their fun activities include; the Broomstick Challenge obstacle course, a Raven class, where they will meet owls and ravens, a magic show by The Great Edmundo and at the school of sorcery and magic, they will learn the art of wand and potion making. This event has been designed for children up to the age of 12 and runs from Oct 21 - 29 from 10.30am to 1pm or 1.30pm to 4pm! NOTE: Warm clothing is recommended. Cost: Children  £9.45 - £12.95

The East Anglia Transport Museum is a magical place to take the kids any time of the year, this Halloween prepare for spooky happenings in the woodland area, a free witch hunt quiz for the children to win prizes and of course, unlimited rides on the trams and buses throughout the day. A great event for the whole family, specially for transport enthusiasts. Oct 28 from 2:00 - 7:00pm. Cost: Children 5-15 £6.00

For more suggestions on where to take your children check our calendar of events here!

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