Updated for 2023, Our round up of the best Halloween events in Buxton! Get your spook on – there’s lots of scary and ghoulish events for all the family, for grown ups and kids to enjoy the fun here’s all the Halloween events in Buxton not to miss for 2023:
Halloween Trail at Pavilion Gardens
The trail takes place in and around the building and park and begins at the ice cream parlour. All entrants will receive a prize! No bookings taken, just turn up on the day for some spooky fun! 21st October – 5th November October 2023, 10am – 3pm each day (last entry 2pm). Entry / Cost: £3 per child. More information: paviliongardens.co.uk/events/halloween-trail/
Pumpkin Carving Party at Dubbin Good Food
Bring the kids for pumpkin carving & a meal – the Dub team provide you with the pumpkin & props! The perfect after school treat. Booking essential – Call 01298 22292 to book. 26th, 27th, 28th October. More information can be found on their Facebook page.
Halloween Fancy Dress Karaoke Night at Milton’s Tap
Here’s your excuse to grab a wig and some fake blood and put on your very best halloween costume and best of all, enjoy a karaoke sing along! 26th October 2023. Free entry.
Pumpkin Flower Arranging at Dubbin Good Food with The Spa Town Florist
Have a go at Halloween flower arranging with local experts The Spa Town Florist, paired with some spooky snacks & halloween inspired drinks. 26th October, from 7pm. £50 per person.
Halloween at Poole’s Cavern – Creepy Cavern Tours
From the team who brings us Santa’s Grotto, Poole’s Cavern are excited to announce that this year they are launching their new Creepy Cavern Tours special Halloween event. Join the team after-hours for a descent into Poole’s Hole. With all the tour guides gone, dare you follow Warslow Joe into the dark, unearthing lost legends and local folklore? For this Spooktacular event you will be guided through our cavern by Warslow Joe himself, resurrected for All Hallows Eve. Be sure to carry garlic to warn off any vampires, and watch out for it is said that Poole’s Hole is haunted by a villainous outlaw. Look out for ghouls that lurk in the dark and be wary of those glowing stalagmites that tower above. There will be 3 tours a night at 4.15pm, 5.15pm & 6.15pm from Thursday 26th October 2023- Tuesday 31st October 2023. Adult Ticket: £22, Child Ticket: £10, Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children): £59. More information and online bookings: poolescavern.co.uk/halloween-at-pooles-cavern
Halloween Mask Making with a Difference Workshop at The Green Man Gallery
Baileys Halloween Monster Mash
Join Nightsound Disco DJ Alan Clark for an early Halloween party! Entry is free. 27th October, from 9.30pm.
Roller Energy Halloween Spooktacular!
Another chance to celebrate Halloween and bring out your best Zombie outfit! 29th October, 7pm till late. Free entry. More information: facebook.com/Dubkitchenandbar
The Vault Presents Halloween Haunted Party
Join The Vault for their special Haunted Halloween Party that’s sure to give you chills down your spine! Their resident DJ brings you the best tunes and best fancy dress gets a free shot from the bar! If you’ve got it haunt it – a night not to be missed. 28th October 2023, 8pm till 2am. Free entry. More information: facebook.com/thevaulthalloween
The A’ups Halloween Gig at The Queens Head
Here’s your chance to see one of Buxton’s best bands – and don your finest Halloween costume! With support from Joe Buckley. 28th October 2023, from 10pm. Free entry. More information: facebook.com/theAups
Trick or Treat! Halloween at Level 2 Nightclub
Both floors are open for the most haunted night in town! Come along in your scariest sexiest Halloween costume and get a FREE Jager Bomb for every one in fancy dress. DJ Lewis Noble on the main floor and up in the Tiki Bar the famous Polish DJ Quest for the European/Polish night. As always its FREE entry B4 midnight and £2.50 drinks from 12am – 1am! 28th October, from 10pm.
Spooky Springs – Face Painting
Get ready for a spooktacular transformation! Let your inner monster or wicked witch come to life! There will be a fantastic face painter on-site to kickstart your Halloween Weekend. October 28th from 11am – 3pm. A charge applies. More information:
Skull Lanterns and Spooky Trees with BVA & Creeping Toad
Make a fascinating lantern to add a scary glow to a dark winter evening! Inspired by the animals of Buxton, we’ll look at skulls and bones and draw these as designs to go into small table-top lanterns. Just right for a Hallowe’en Party or a midnight ghost story session!
No pumpkins will be harmed during this session, we will mostly be working with paper and card! Each session will last approximately 45 minutes to allow plenty of time to work on your creation. Please arrive promptly at the start of your booked time slot as it may not be possible to extend beyond your allocated finish time. Suitable for all – but activities will be aimed at families with children 3 to 12 years old. This event is FREE, but places need to be booked to ensure a quality amount of time with the artists! 30th October. Free entry. More information and online bookings: eventbrite.co.uk/e/skull-lanterns-and-spooky-trees-a-free-family-creative-session-tickets
Crescent Crafts / Spooky Shoes Trail / Family Activities at The Assembly Rooms, The Crescent
Get ready for spooktacular Halloween and autumn fun with the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust! Free entry. More information can be found on their Facebook page.
Halloween Party at The Cow Shed Cafe, Millers Dale, Nr. Buxton
Get your best Halloween costume ready! 29th October, 4pm – 10pm. More information: facebook.com/profile
Chocolate Talk and Decorating at The Cow Shed Cafe, Millers Dale, Nr. Buxton
Fantastic event to keep the kids entertained this half term! Rachel from Chocolates Of The Peak will be here talking all things chocolate! Tickets includes the chocolate themed activities, hot meal, drink & tasty treats to take home. 30th October, 10am – 1pm. More information: facebook.com/profile