Spooky Events in Cardiff this Halloween

Spooky Events in Cardiff this Halloween

Whether you are looking for family-friendly Halloween activities or a real scare-fest for horror-loving adults, there are many suitable events taking place in Cardiff. We have selected some of our top picks for you to look through.

Halloween Events in Cardiff 2023

When the 31 October descends, the vampires, zombies and witches of the city come out to play. But just where do they go? Halloween this year falls on a Tuesday, so expect lots of events taking part over the weekend prior. From haunted walks and eerie spirits to pumpkin carving, Cardiff has something to thrill everyone this All Hallows' Eve. 

Psst, we take no responsibility for the nightmares or sleepless nights you may experience.

Cardiff Pumpkin Patch Picking

What can be more fun than picking your own pumpkin this Halloween? The whole family is welcome to the Halloween spectacular, where you’ll find over 55,000 pumpkins in every shape and size at Forage Farm. There are also activities, such as tractor rides and spot the belongings dropped by the witch, conquer the engaging maize maze, climb the hay bale tower, visit Cauldron Cottage and befriend the adorable piglets and alpacas.

Entry is free, and there is free parking. Pumpkins are priced by size and start at £1. It is open between 14-15, 21-22 and 26-31 October 2023 during the day and during twilight. The farm is found between Culverhouse Cross and St Nicholas and is signposted. 

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Ghoul School at Techniquest

Victims, sorry... Visitors are welcome at Ghoul School this Halloween. You can expect a hair-raising experience at the live science show. Explore the 120 exhibits at Techniquest. Including a planetarium, you can sit amongst the stars and enjoy tales and myths about the constellations. You can also launch your own rocket or make a Smoothie by riding a bike. The possibilities are endless at Techniquest.

This can be added on to your entry ticket for £2 per person.

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St Fagans Ghost Tours

Will you have an encounter from beyond the grave? Explore St Fagans National Museum of History from a completely different angle. Hear true tales of ghostly encounters in and around the historic buildings. Also, hear of Welsh superstitions about death, mourning and ghosts, and discover why Wales could be the world's most haunted country!

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St Fagans Fright Nights

The family-friendly event takes place between 28 - 31 October 2023 from 6pm-9pm. Find ghostly guests, watch the Wicker Man burn, hear spooky stories around the witch's cauldron, and drop into creepy craft workshops for lantern making or potion stirring. Plus, there's street food on Gwalia Green, and the fish and chip shop will be open. 

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Witch Perfect at the Glee Club

Witch Perfect is a live-singing comedy parody based on the Disney film, Hocus Pocus. The show features Emmy-winning stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race: Tina Burner as Winifred, Scarlet Envy as Sara and Alexis Michelle as Mary. The show features hits from Madonna, Britney Spears, and Cher, as well as Disney classics Little Mermaid and Lion King.

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Bedrooms at Future Inn Cardiff

Family-friendly hotel in Cardiff

Future Inn Cardiff Bay is an ideal base for the family this October Half Term. Our large bedrooms can sleep up to four, making them ideal for a family. Plus, under 12's stay for free!

Perks include a Cardiff hotel with free parking and electric car charging, free Wi-Fi and a complimentary robe and slippers in your room, plus home away from home services like our guest laundry room, ice buckets, and ice machine you can help yourself to. There is also free entry to Simply Gym, situated at the Red Dragon Centre across from the hotel. You can also bring your bikes, as we are a cycle-friendly hotel.

Make a Reservation

Book direct for the best rates guaranteed, with rooms from £67 per room per night.

Book your stay online, where we guarantee the best rate, or with our Reservations Team on 02920 487111 or email reservations.cardiff@futureinns.co.uk.

Dishes on the menu in Thomas Restaurant

Family places to eat in Cardiff

Thomas Restaurant is ideal for fueling up before attending spooky events. The team serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, evening a-la-carte or traditional roasts on Sunday. A homemade Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served daily between 1pm-5pm or our set menu offers 3 courses for £25 daily from 5pm. A large selection of alcoholic and soft drinks is also available, including Welsh beer and spirits, wine by the glass or the bottle, plus 2 for £15 cocktails

Kids Eat Free

Under 5's always eat for free with us with a paying adult. The restaurant is open to the public; you do not need to stay in the hotel to dine with us. Children can enjoy an Omelette, Chicken Nuggets, Fish Fingers, Mini Burgers, Roast chicken and more! Plus, lots of delicious desserts and refreshments too.

Bookings can be made by calling 02920 487111, by emailing thomas@futureinns.co.uk, or online: 

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