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Halloween events across South Wales

From scary family fun to spine-chilling after dark activities, here's the best spooky events across South Wales.

(Cardiff Pumpkin Festival)

12 Oct

After Hour: Trick or Treat

Techniquest, Cardiff Bay

Enjoy Techniquest after dark for a tantalising adults only night of tricks, treats and spooky surprises. Explore over 100 exhibits, take in a live science show or Star Tour and get stuck into a cauldron-full of extra activities. There'll be a food station and bar with a welcome drink, so you can really make the most of your evening.


14-31 Oct

Cardiff Pumpkin Festival

Coedarhydyglyn Park, Near Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff

With tens of thousands of pumpkins in every shape and size imaginable, fairground rides, a maize trail, the Neon Spider Quest, Witches & Wizards Academy, live entertainment, mouth-watering food, play areas and an array of pumpkin games, the Daytime Pumpkin Festival is the ultimate halloween destination. Create cherished memories filled with laughter, excitement and spooky magic!


20 Oct

Festival of the Dead

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

Europe’s biggest touring halloween show returns with its high octane mash up of circus, clubbing and carnival set to a blazing live soundtrack (18+).


27 Oct

The Overlook Hotel Experience

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

An immersive event based upon Stephen Kings ‘The Shining’. You'll enter a 1920’s Cocktail Soiree to end all soirees. With a cocktail on arrival and bespoke themed three course meal.


(Eek! Week, Llanelli Wetland Centre)

28 Oct - 5 Nov

Eek! Week

Llanelli Wetland Centre

Put your spookometer to the test with the interactive activities. Will you dare to put your hand in a snake box, grab a photo op with a bat or get up close and personal with a toad? It’s a weirdly wild day out for the whole family.


28 Oct

Spooks in the City

St David’s Place Swansea

This FREE event will feature ghoulish good fun including themed entertainment, face painting, Halloween arts and crafts and live shows from Swansea dance schools.


28-31 Oct

Gower Halloween

Gower Fresh Christmas Trees

To access the dread-filled PYO Pumpkin Fields, grab a Site Access Pass. With it you'll unlock the gateway to the RolyPoly Scary Fun Party, where even the ghouls can't help but chuckle with monstrous laughs and ghoulish games await. Prepare for the Ghostbusters show that's so spectrally silly, you'll be shrieking with laughter. Shape your pumpkin into a ghastly masterpiece with an additional ticket. There's also a Mad Scientist Farm Lab Interactve Show for the under 10s.


(Halloween Nights,St Fagans National Museum of History)

29-31 Oct

Halloween Nights

St Fagans National Museum of History

Make your way around the Museum to find a host of ghostly guests. They’re straight out of the weirdest pages of Welsh folklore, will you be brave enough to knock on the doors and see who’s home? Each night the Wicker Man will burn.


30-31 Oct

Halloween Ghost Train

Blackpill Lido, Swansea

Experience a chilling ride this Halloween, as the Swansea Bay Rider takes a spooky journey along the promenade.


3 Nov

Creepy Critters

The Royal Mint Experience

The ZooLab Rangers and their team of animals are visiting The Royal Mint Experience this Halloween! How slimy is a snail? Are tarantulas terrifying? Do cockroaches give you the creeps? Join us to discover the wonders of webs, claws, venoms, poisons, slime and more. Will you be brave enough to hold them?


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