Things To Do: Halloween Events in Devon

If you’re looking for something fun to do this Halloween, this guide is for you.

We have put together a useful list of all the best Halloween events in Devon for 2023, so you can see everything in one place and choose exactly what you want to do.

This guide covers a wide range of Devon Halloween events in different areas, so if you’re looking for spooky things to do in Torquay, Halloween fancy dress events in Exeter, scary themed evening events in Exmouth, or family friendly Halloween activities in Paignton, we have you covered.

So whether you’re looking for child friendly Halloween activities in Devon, scary events fit for thrill-seekers and horror fans, or just an excuse to show off your fancy dress skills, we have something for you.

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Haunted Hay Bales Halloween Hunt

The Donkey Sanctuary, East Devon, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU

Can you make it through our haunted hay bales before dark? Don’t get too spooked too soon!

To make it through, explore the sanctuary and find all the Neddies’ secret hiding spots to collect a stamp for each Halloween Neddy and win a prize at the end…

Dates: 1st October- 31st October 2023

Tickets: £5 per trail

A Touch of the Wild

Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, Ashcombe, Exeter, Devon EX7 0QE

Come and have a fang-tastic time in the woods with us. We’ve got loads of spook-tacular fun and games planned including apple bobbing, broomstick making, marshmallow toasting, spooky stories round the campfire and lots more besides.

Dates: 28th October

Times: 10am – 12pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Tickets: £8 per person (adult and children)

The Milky Way Adventure Park – Halloween Hocus Pocus

Higher Clovelly, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 5RY

Enrol your little horrors at our very special School for Witches and Wizards where they can try spell writing and casting plus potion making, all with the help of our brilliantly fun, larger-than life tutors.

Then bump around the Spooky Swamp Dodgems, catch Merlin’s themed show filled with his special brand of spooktacular fun, catch a special storytelling session for little ones and enjoy the atmosphere of The Milky Way all decorated in its Halloween Best …

Dates: 21st October – 29th October & 31st October

Tickets: Usual entry ticket required £14.95 adult and child

Crealy Theme Park & Resort – Spook-Fest

Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DR.

Are you brave enough to enter our NEW Creaky Hotel? This walk-through experience is full of spooky surprises…

Our Scarecrow Scare Maze is back…be scareful for what ‘s lurking around the corner, as our scarecrows have some new friends ready for a fright under the moonlight this year.

NEW for 2023, sink your teeth into this immersive Dinosaur experience and get ready for a roar-some trip through the pre-historic jungle.

FREE pumpkin for every child.

Book of Spells, the enchanting cirque show will run from 20th to 29th October.

Dates: 14th Oct to 29th Oct 2023

Times: 10am to 5pm

Tickets: from £18 | guests under 92cm are FREE

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life – Adults only Fright Night

Beck’s Square, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6PJ

For the first time ever… Our Fright Night gets spookier than ever! Join us after dark for a terrifying time in the museum (bring your own torch).

Dates: Thursday Oct 26th 2023

Times: 8pm to 9.30pm

Tickets: £7

Ilfracombe Halloween Ball 2023

Monkey Puzzle at Ilfracombe Holiday Park, Marlborough Road, EX34 8PF

Live Music: The Greater Good, Good Times, Michael Jackson Tribute and more!

Family Fun: Spooky potions, pumpkin carving, fancy dress competitions, silent disco, trick-or-treats, arts, games and much more!

  • Cocktailes and Mocktails
  • Halloween Cinema
  • Inflatable Haunted House
  • Food available until 10pm on both days

Date: October 28th and 29th

Times: 1pm until late

Tickets: Earlybird prices £9.50 pp then £14 adult | £10 child

Businesses in Devon

Axe View Hideout | Devon

Axe View Hideout, Kingsdon Hall, Colyton, Devon, EX24 6EZ

Nettle and Dock | Shepherds Hut

Nettle & Dock, Hillerton Farm, Spreyton, Devon, EX17 5AD

Pheasant’s Rest Cabin | Devon

Highstead Bungalow , Bucks Cross , Bideford , Devon , EX39 5DX

Lane End Camping | Devon

Lane End Farm, Putford, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 7XL

Ravendere Retreats Treehouse | Devon

Ravendere Retreats, Lee, Ilfracombe, Devon , EX34 8LW

Interested in learning more about Devon? Why not read through our Devon overview, or browse our Devon Trails for ideas?

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