Halloween Events taking place in Suffolk – Updated for 2021

Use the below to find the latest events going on in the region and a range of other things to do/places to eat in the area.

Toffee apples, lanterns, monster masks, and fairy wings; there is something decidedly exciting about Halloween – no matter how old you are.

There are lots of ways to celebrate Halloween. It’s the perfect excuse to bake some bat shaped cookies, light some orangey candles, or make some popcorn and host a horror movie night. Not to mention all the sweets that you have to buy ‘just in case we get trick-or-treaters’…

Whether you’re a gutsy horror fan with an unflinching love of all things scary, or a glitter and glue stick advocate with a flair for crafting the best fancy dress costumes, we have something for you to get involved in this Halloween…

Before you read on, you may also be interested in our What’s on in Suffolk guide or browse our other upcoming event guides below:

 

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Easter Farm Park – Halloween Festival

Easton Farm Park, Pound Corner, Easton, Suffolk, IP13 0EQ

Date: October 23rd – 31st, 2021

Time: 10am – 5pm

Spooky activities include;

  • Broomstick and Wand Making
  • Pumpkin Picking and Decorating Experience (book your space online)
  • Deadly Disco
  • Scarecrow Maze
  • Wizard potions show led by our special witches and wizard guests.

Tickets: Entry £11 | Under 2 £1.50


Halloween Party at The Duke of Marlborough

(featuring Albert Stranglers Dead Dogs & Blues Band)

Duke of Marlborough, Main Road, Somersham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 4QA

Saturday 30th October 2021

Time: 7pm – 11pm

Live Music | Ghoulish Food Stall | Spooky Cocktail Bar | Costume Competition

Tickets: Entry £5 (includes a free glass of punch)


Kids Halloween Party at The Duke of Marlborough

Duke of Marlborough, Main Road, Somersham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 4QA

Sunday 31st October 2021

Time: 2pm – 5pm

Join us for an kid friendly afternoon of Spooky fun with crafts, games and more!

Tickets: £3 per child (includes drinks & sweet snack)


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THE WIZARDS OF ONCE HALLOWEEN QUEST AT FRAMLINGHAM CASTLE

Church Street, Framlingham, IP13 9BP

Date: October 23rd – 31st 2021

Time: 10am – 5pm

Head to Framlingham Castle for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the castle on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s bestselling Wizards of Once series. Will you find the ingredients for the Spell to get rid of Witches and uncover the location of the Cup of Second Chances? Come along in frightful fancy dress to enter our competition and maybe win a prize. It’s going to be a really wizard day out!

Tickets: Adult £12.50 | Child (5-17 years) £7.50 | Concession £11.30 | Family (2 Adults) £32.50 | Family (1 Adult) £20.00


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Kentwell Hall – Halloweenies!

High Street, Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9BA

Date: October 23rd – 31st 2021

Time: 10:30am – 4pm

Kentwell’s School for Sorcery – spooky, safe half-term fun for your little monsters!

Bring your family to enter a magical halloween world. Explore the spooky zones around Kentwell’s Buildings, Gardens and Grounds for immersive Halloween fun, challenges and activities aimed at children from 3 to 14 years of age, and their families.

Tickets Online:  Child 3-5 £11.95 | Under 3 FREE | Child 6 and above £15.95 | Adult £15.95 | Family of 2 adults & 2 children £55.00

Tickets On The Day:  Child 3-5 £13.95 | Under 3 FREE | Child 6 and above £17.95 | Adult £17.95 | Family of 2 adults & 2 children £65.00


Places to Stay in Suffolk

Stag’s Rest at Newlands Park

Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY

Robin’s Rest at Newlands Park

Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY

Ram’s Rest at Newlands Park

Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY


The Helmingham Pumpkin Patch

Helmingham Estate Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EE

Date: October 23rd – 31st 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Pick your own pumpkins and squash at our beautiful pumpkin patch where we will

have thousands of pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colours!

A fantastic experience for the whole family, grab a wheelbarrow and away you go!

Make sure to bring your wellies!

Entry to the Helmingham Pumpkin Patch is free of charge. (Pumpkins and squash will vary in price from £1 for our smallest up to £12 for our whoppers!)


Autumn Gardens and Halloween Treasure Hunt – Helmingham Hall

Helmingham Estate Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF

Date: October 23rd – 31st 2021

Time: 12 noon – 4pm

Join us for a rare October opening of our prize-winning gardens where spooky happenings are afoot.

We invite little ghosts and ghouls, wizards and witches to join us for a creepy garden treasure hunt, eerie activities and boo-licious food & drink!

Complete your afternoon with us by visiting our courtyard shops where you’ll find lots of lovely gift ideas alongside delicious treats from the Coach House Tearooms.

Tickets: Adults £5.00 | Children (3-15) £3.50 | Under 3’s FREE!


Halloween Outdoor Cinema – Hocus Pocus | Helmingham Hall

Helmingham Estate Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF

Date: October 30th 2021

Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm (Film 8:15pm)

What’s On: Hocus Pocus 

About The Event: Are you into Hallow’s eve? Prepare yourselves for a weekend of movies, food, fire and a lot of fun. The cinema is making it’s way back to Suffolk for a program of films to bring out those goosebumps and there is something for everyone; so pile on your layers on, tog up and grab your sleeping bags! Head over to Helmingham Hall this Halloween.

Tickets: Unseated Children: £7 | Unseated Adults: £10 | Seated Tickets: £15 | Boutique Ticket: £22.50 (seat, blanket, hot water bottle) | Drive-in £27 for the car


Places to Stay in Suffolk

Glemham Hall | The Lodge

Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT

The Bridge Street Guest House | River Room

Bridge Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9BQ

Herbert’s Lane | Shepherds Hut

Herbert's Lane , Rookery Farm, Redlingfield, Suffolk, IP23 7QP


HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT & FIENDISH FEAST AT KINGFISHERS

Swan Lane, Cretingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 7BA

Date: October 28th 2021

Time: 11:30am & 3pm

Tickets: Adult £10 | Child £10


CHILDREN ‘S HALLOWEEN CERAMICS AT KINGFISHERS

Swan Lane, Cretingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 7BA

Date: October 30th 2021

Time: 9:30am & 2pm

Perfect for children of all ages.

Tickets: Child £6 | Adults Free


East Anglia Transport Museum

East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 8BL

Date: October 30th  2021

Time: 3pm – 9pm

No tricks – just treats, but there’s some spooky goings on around the site with a free witch hunt for the children with a prize for every child. The late running of our trams trolley buses and train into the evening will be a chilling experience for all, as the woods come alive with the spirits of All Hallows Eve when it gets dark. There will be extra treats for any children in fancy dress.


Spill Festival – Family Events across Ipswich town centre

The biennial Spill Festival returns to Ipswich this October half term families are being invited to experience something just a little bit different as part of this year’s event.

Dates: 27th-31st October  2021


Ring Quest – Lord of the Rings themed family challenge at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Suffolk, IP28 6HG

Families are invited to travel to Middle Earth and take part in the Ring Quest, a Lord of the Rings themed family challenge at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park over the autumn half-term.

Dates: 23rd-31st October  2021

Time: 10am-4pm


While you’re in the area why not explore some of the finest places to eat and the best attractions

Carrier’s Restaurant

George Street, Hintlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3NS

The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown, Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1AD

West Stow Pods

Ingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6EX

Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, IP14 6AT

Stonham Barns Park

Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6AT

Nethergate Brewery

Rodbridge Corner, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9H

Puzzle Rooms

Suffolk Food Hall, Peppers Lane, Wherstead, Suffolk, IP9 2AB

Duck in Boots – Independent Creativity | Sudbury

19 Gaol Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1JL

Suffolk Distillery

38, Long Pastures, Glemsford, Suffolk, CO10 7SS