Halloween events in Buxton

Hallowe’en Events in Buxton 2018

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We’ve picked out some of the best fun, spookiest and scariest events happening to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve, or, Halloween! More Hallowe’en Events in Buxton 2018 will be added if and when we get the details. If you have an event you want listing here – get in touch via email at [email protected]

Where: Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton, SK17 6FA

Make finger puppets of your favourite creatures of the night with local artist Sarah Males. Free entry, drop in, allow 30 minutes to take part.

When: 1st November 2018, 10am – 12 noon

Entry / Cost: FREE


Where: Buxton Cinema, Pavilion Arts Centre, St. John’s Road, Buxton, SK17 6BE

Are you a bit of a film buff? Do you know your Spielberg from your Scorsese? Then test your knowledge at our new Movie Quiz.
Starting on Halloween you can join us for our monthly Movie Quiz. Select your team carefully with 2-4 members for your chance to win great prizes and prove yourselves masters of cinema knowledge. Just book your team by commenting on the Facebook event here.

When: 31st October 2018, 7pm – 8pm

Entry / Cost: FREE entry


Where: Pavilion Gardens, St. John’s Road, Buxton, SK17 6BE

This will be their fourth event of this kind in at the Pavilion Gardens. In 2015 and 2016 this event attracted around 500 visitors and a great day was had by all. Our Zombie Body Part Hunt was enjoyed by many children and  proved to be very popular and each child received a goody bag for taking part. The Wytches Market will have stalls of crafters and retailers of Pagan and Magical goods to welcome you and there will be a room for talks and workshops too. Entry to the Wytches Market and the Talks and Workshops is free. Refreshments will be available in the beautiful Pavilions Cafe or Restaurant throughout the day.

When: 27th October 2018, 10am – 4.30pm

Entry / Cost: FREE

Where: Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park

For half term week the cavern is spookily illuminated with Jack O Lantern pumpkin heads with treats for children who can find all the spooky faces hidden amongst the stalagmites. Join the pumpkin head hunt in the cavern and see how many scary pumpkin faces you can spot amongst the stalagmites and get a treat from their spooky cave ghouls (guides)! The cavern will be transforming itself for a family friendly and not too scary tour of the cavern! The cavern is open every day from 9.30am to 5pm with tours starting every 20 minutes.

When: Half term week

Entry / Cost: Poole’s Cavern: Adults £9.95, Child £5.50, Family £27 (2 Adults, up to 3 Children), Students/Seniors £8.75