7 Halloween Events in Hertfordshire 2017

Halloween Events in Hertfordshire 2017

Time and time again, over the October Half-Term, I’ve been asked what shall we do over that week by my little ones, and stumped I did not planned that far ahead. Well, this year round – I’ve been doing some research for us all – so you won’t have to! I’ve done the hard work for you! And I came up with seven Halloween Events ideas in Hertfordshire 2017.


Here they are…

October 21st – October 29th

Pumpkin Festival @ Willows Activity Farm : www.willowsfarmvillage.com


  • Coursers Road, London Colney, St Albans AL4 0PF   Tel: 0870 129 9718
  • 10am-5.30pm – (last entry 4.30pm)
  • Pick your free pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch. Daily carving competition. For children too small to carve, show off your creative skills in the Pumpkin Arts and Crafts marquee. Samtastic the magician casts spells in his ‘Magic-ween’ show. Pig Races. Plus all the fun of Willows.
  • Online Prices: Adult £16.50; CHILD (over 2 yrs) £17.50

October 21st – October 29th

DR Gores Spooky Mad Lab at Royal Gunpowder Mills – www.royalgunpowdermills.com

  • Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1JY    Tel: 01992 707370
  • Prices: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.00, Children (Under 16) £8.50
  • Family Tickets are also available check their Eventbrite page for more details


Halloween Events in Hertfordshire 2017 

October 21st – October 31st

HOWL-O-WEEN at Paradise Wildlife Park: www.pwpark.com

  • White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, EN10 7QA   Tel: 01992 470490
  • Dress up in your scariest outfit and receive free entry this Halloween.
  • Prices – Adults £18.70; Child (2-15yrs) £15.40

*One free child ticket for a second visit, with one full paying adult, when a child comes dressed in a Halloween costume between the 21/10/2017 to 31/10/2017. The free ticket for a second visit is valid from the 2/11/2017 to the 1/2/2018. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. No cash value.


Halloween Events in Hertfordshire 2017


Halloween Week at Shepreth Wildlife Park

Oct. 23 @ 10:00 am / Oct.27 @ 4:00 pm


Spooky Halloween fun all week long, with creepy creatures crawling through the undergrowth in the Discovery Centre or if you’re feeling creative why not carve out your very own creepy pumpkin with our scary witches. Brave souls can even head to our Bat Cave and watch as the bats swoop just centimeters from your head!


Prices: From: £8.99 – £11.99. 10% off when you buy online! Membership Cards available.



Thurs. 26 Oct. : 10am-1pm

Rats, Bat’s and Cats Halloween Fun

@The British Schools Museum

It’s that spooky time of year so join us at the Museum for a frighteningly fun crafty day. We’ll be printing, weaving and modelling some creepy creatures and enjoying a few gruesome games.

Activities are suitable for children aged 4-11 years old,

Prices: £4 per child; Adults and accompanying children 3 and under FREE


Wed. 28 Oct. : 11am-3pm

@Hatfield Halloween Fest 2017

White Lion Square, Hatfield Town Centre

Halloween entertainment, face painting, community stalls, local food traders and exciting competitions.

Prices: Free







Mon. 30 Oct. : 5 or 6pm-9pm

Halloween Spectacular

@Chiltern Open Air Museum

Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks HP8 4AB

Spooky fun for all ages.

Advance booking recommended.

Prices: £12 child, £8 adult, Annual Pass child £2.50, Annual Pass Adult Free and under 4s free.A ticket is required for all visitors.



Pin For Later

Halloween Events in Hertfordshire 2017

I know there are plenty more going on out there, but I hope the above ideas will keep your little ones busy during Half-Term week ahead.
p.s. If you are not around in Hertfordshire then do check out: UK 2017 Halloween Spooktacluar Events!
I hope you all will have a Fantastic Week!

Happy Halloween Everyone!

Su x



  1. 03/10/2017 / 9:14 pm

    This is a great post Su loads of great info for upcoming events I just wish we lived in the area I think I’d go to them all they all look so much fun! #explorerkids

    Mandy xxx
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  2. 03/10/2017 / 11:17 pm

    There are some very fun looking events here! Have a great Halloween! #ExplorerKids
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  3. 04/10/2017 / 2:47 pm

    I absolutely LOVE Halloween!! Loads of great events to choose from here! So good that you’ve rounded them all up 🙂

  4. 05/10/2017 / 10:53 am

    I love Halloween time. We always try and go to a pumpkin patch or at least to a farm shop to choose our own. Sarah #ExplorerKids
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  5. 06/10/2017 / 11:59 am

    Hi, there seems to be great some choices of activities in your neck of the woods. If I had to choose one it would be the Pumpkin festival its sounds like a great day out #fabfridaylinky
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  6. 06/10/2017 / 8:03 pm

    There’s so much going on. We have been munching our way through a few pumpkins! #FabFridayPost

  7. 06/10/2017 / 9:41 pm

    Wow you guys have some great events for October! Time for me to do some research, lol. Thanks for sharing. #fabfridaypost

  8. 06/10/2017 / 10:17 pm

    Loads to do and all look good fun. I love this time of year, can’t wait to get our pumpkins home

  9. 09/10/2017 / 12:57 am

    Ah I love the idea of the wildlife park doing something for halloween. We aren’t big on halloween in our house and just do crafts and activities instead of trick or treating #fabfridaypost
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