Half-term Halloween Fun in Weymouth
Published by: Curtis Williams 18/10/2016 at 3:54 pm
With the nights drawing in and the days becoming shorter, it’s the time where spooky things start to happen! FREE hair-raising events, Halloween parties and spooky workshops, are all part of the haunting Halloween activities in Weymouth this half term!
Family fun for everyone this Halloween half term in Weymouth with freaky creatures and spooky events throughout the town. Don’t miss out on the FREE Freaky Streets Trail and other ghoulish events across town all week! Click to see the full programme of events and download the Hunt form.
GET SPOOKED on Spooky Saturday on 29th October with all the gruesome and frightful fun in Weymouth. Get involved with Spooky Halloween Crafts, Freaky Face Painting and Grisly Games to name but a few! NEW to this year, Freaky Pet Parade Competition and Freaky Fancy Dress Competition. Click to view the Spooky Saturday progamme.
Enjoy FREE entry to Sandworld, alongside a sand pumpkin carving competition with for a chance to win Sandworld goodies! Alongside this there will be a lucky dip, quiz, and raffle! Book online now for a 10% discount.
Gain insight on the horrors of pollution and who the real monster of the seas are in Weymouth Sealife’s ‘Spooky Seas’! Visitors can also enjoy a novel pumpkin hunt, spooky fact finding, origami making, crafts and fancy dress. This all-new event for Halloween will also introduce “Enchantress” in the Enchanted Cabin set among the Wetlands, where spooky and ghoulish potions are ready to be made!
It’s time to dig out the skateboard to shred some of the pipes down at The Front Skatepark on the 23rd of October! The ‘Trick and Treat’ Jam is being held once again, where membership is not required to enter. Not only will the skate Jam be taking place, there will be competitions, pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and much more. Fancy dress is encouraged, so if you want to test out your Halloween outfit, or just
get some inspiration, this is the place to be! A small entrance fee is required, but will be used on new ramps and repairs!
Get your dancing shoes and your best Halloween outfit on and take part in this fantastically FREE workshop!
Try Fright Night at Fantasy Island Fun Park, with lots to do for children and adults: dressing up, face painting and much more! Not forgetting the scariest Ghost Train, which will have you shaking in your boots! As well as this, upstairs, the restaurant and cafe/bar will have delicious BITES to tempt you. For a small fee you can enjoy The Ghost Train, rides, soft play, or take it slower with meals and drinks!
Join in the Halloween pumpkin fun at the Zizzy Pancake Shop in a warm atmosphere full of scary stories. For just £10 per person you can have any pancake tower or waffle plus any drink. If it takes your fancy, you can even carve your own spooky pumpkin to place outside your door this Halloween!
Go to the Nautico Lounge from 5pm – 9pm on the 30th and 31st of October to enjoy a range of exciting activities. Classic ac
tivities such as apple bobbing, pumking carving, Spooky colouring, Ghoulish Lucky dip and Fancy dress competitions will be available. There really is something for everyone!
Looking for something even more spine-chilling? Then here are some Halloween thrillers aimed at the adults!
Take part in the Jurassic Skyline’s live Freaky Flight at 5pm on 31st October with ghoulish and ghastly stories. Furthermore, there will be an hour long Ghost Walk hosted by local historian Dave Allan, where you can Learn about Weymouth Harbour and when it was riddled with The Plague, the terrifying being that lives in Old Custom House and murders in The Boot.
On this fascinating tour you’ll learn about the lesser known history of the historic area around Weymouth Old Harbour. It will take you into a darker side of this popular holiday resort. From Saxon massacres, the Black Death, murders, mysteries, and haunted happenings, to a forgotten graveyard, strange spectral happenings. If you want to know a little more about some of this seaside towns history, then look no further!