Halloween half-term activities for families in Tees Valley

Blog | Published on: 7th September 2023

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Struggling what to sink your teeth into this October Half-term?

Are you looking for some hocus pocus or maybe even something a little frightful?

Check out some of these Halloween events all taking place in the Tees Valley over this October half-term.


Pumpkin Picking at Cherry Hill Garden Centre

Grab your wellies and get ready for some pumpkin picking fun!

Cherry Hill Garden Centre is opening its pumpkin patch gates this autumn season, giving you the chance to pick your very own pumpkin, ready to carve just in time for the most ghoulish day of the year.

In addition to the pumpkin patch, the event will also host a straw maze and have countless photo opportunities throughout. Perfect for your social media feeds!

The event runs throughout October. Tickets are £2.95 per person, and £10.95 for a family ticket (4 people), with pumpkin prices range from as little as £1 to £10.

Get ‘pump’ed for the Halloween season!

Click here to find out more.


Scream Factory Children’s Twilight Tour

Scream Factory is returning once again alongside it’s not-so-spooky event for children.

The Twilight Tour, spawned from the multi-award-winning Scream Factory event, brings all the thrills but less of the scares of Scream Factory – perfect for all Halloween loving kids!

Located just behind Kirkleatham Museum in Redcar, your little ones will be able to trick-or-treat for plenty of sweets, encounter a whole host of Halloween characters and find lots of haunting surprises along the way.

This event is bound to get your youngsters right into the spooky spirit!

The event is tailored to children from ages 3 years and over. Children’s tickets for this event cost £8, and adult tickets cost £4.

Click here to find out more.


Halloween at Ormesby Hall

Do you dare step inside?

From October 28th to November 5th, Ormesby Hall will be transformed into its very own spine-chilling abandoned theatre, housing all of your ghoulish supernatural desires!

Explore the theatre’s deserted rooms, but watch out for surprises!

After your finished roaming the hallowed halls, head outside and take part in a skeleton hunt throughout the garden.

Admission to this event costs £6 for an adult, £3 for a child and £15 for a family.

See you there…if you dare!

Click here to find out more.


Halloween Spooktacular at Princess Alexandra Auditorium

Show Halloween, you aren’t afraid of no ghost!

Visit the Princess Alexandra Auditorium for a fun filled family adventure as Ghostbuster Tommy aims to save the Halloween ball and stop the chaos causing pupils at Sorcerer High. But be careful, you might just encounter a few monstrous surprises along the way.

Put on your most ghoulish costume and head on down! This pantomime style event will take place on October 30th. Child tickets will cost £11.00 and adult ticket will cost £15.00.

Click here to find out more.

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