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Family fun this Halloween 2023 – NW Days Out

Spooky days out for the family in Altrincham, Sale and beyond this Halloween

Looking for somewhere to go with the family this Halloween?

Our goblins and ghouls have hunted out some of the spookiest (and not so spooky) events taking place this Halloween, there’s something for the whole family whatever your age… (click on the blue links to find out more!)

This information is put together in good faith. Please check with the event organisers before you set off, just in case information has changed. Email us at if you’d like to add an event.



🎃 The Dunham Pumpkin Patch, Boundary Farm, Henshall Lane, Dunham Massey
Weekends throughout October and all through half term
Take a walk through our Apple Orchard at Boundary Farm, picking pumpkins as you go, as well as enjoying authentic Wood Fired Pizzas and Award Winning Dunham Massey Apple Juice. Booking essential.

🎃 Dunham Massey Farm Ice Cream Halloween Fun, Ash Farm, Dunham Massey
1st to 31st October
We are growing 30,000 pumpkins ready for you to come and pick; from the standard Jack ‘o’ Lantern to giant, knobbly or white varieties.  Pumpkins are priced according to size, so you simply pay for the pumpkins you pick!

With free car parking, no booking required, our giant Tee-Pee serving hot food, pumpkin spice lattes and of course, the very best homemade ice cream in the area (including special Halloween flavours), we’re the premier destination for your pumpkin needs this October.

🎃 The Pumpkin Patch, Tatton  Park
21st to 29th October
Come down and meet our farmyard animals before picking your pumpkin! Numbers are limited so pre booking is advised. (Standard Farm entry + £4 per pumpkin).



🎃 Spooktacular Half Term Fun, RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford
 21st to 29th October
Follow the fangtastic family trail and look out for some scary sights. Discover creepy crawlies and spooky stories with Halloween fun for all the family. Free for RHS Members and children under 5. Booking required, normal garden admission applies.

🎃 Our Kids Social Spooky Silent Discos
Various Dates and Venues
Dress to impress at Our Kids Social fangtastic spooky silent disco! A fun filled event for the whole family.

🎃 Pumpkin carving at The Dunham Barn
27-29th October
Come and carve your pumpkins here at the barn
We will provide equipment for carving ✅
Children MUST be supervised ✅
🎃 Walton Park Ghost Train evening, Walton Park, Sale

29th October
With ghostly train rides, bouncy castles and refreshments.
Halloween at Walton Park

🎃 School of Wizards Halloween trail
23rd to 28th October

10am – 4pm. FREE. Trail sheets available from Bean and Brush art cafe, Stanley Square, Sale. Can you help finish the wizards spell in time for Halloween? Solve clues along the way and collect a free treat at the end!
Halloween Events in Sale

🎃 Our Kids Social spooky Create & Make
28th October

Market Walk Stanley Square, Sale. – 28th October, 1.30pm & 3pm. FREE but you must reserve a ticket.
Halloween Events in Sale

🎃 Altrincham’s Halloween Half-Term Extravaganza: A Spooktacular Week of Family Fun

This October half-term Altrincham BID, who produce Visit Altrincham, has organised a packed week of fantastic family half-term fun.Events include a FREE family town trail sponsored by Everyman Altrincham, children’s Spooky Silent Discos with ‘Our Kids Social’ and much more!
More information here


🎃 Frightfully Funny ComedySportz

28th October
There will be some frightfully funny shenanigans with ComedySportz at Waterside Arts in Sale this Halloween. This award-winning comedy show returns this October with more ghoulish gags and games to get you screaming with laughter.
Frightfully Funny ComedySportz

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Visit our page of holiday clubs and camps this half term


All the info you need is just on our other page


If you prefer to have a cosy day at home this Halloween, remember to take a look at some of our spooky recipes here

For even more ideas this October half term, head over to our What’s On pages

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