Halloween fun for all the family, Manchester 2022

October half-term has arrived, and if you enjoy getting in the Halloween spirit, Manchester won’t disappoint. Here are some spooktacular ideas that will keep the whole family entertained.

Scare Skate at Skate Manchester

Scare Skate Manchester

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Skate Manchester will be opening early this year for a spooky skating session. Complete with Halloween-themed music, decorations and monsters to chase. The rink is covered, so the whole family can get their skates on, whatever the weather.

Date: From Friday 21st October

Location: Skate Manchester, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester

Book your slot here.

Raver Tots Halloween Party at Vision Club

Raver Tots Halloween

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It’s time to dust off your fancy dress costume because this indoor family dance party will bring the best in House, Garage and Drum & Bass. Expect dancers, bubbles, confetti blasts, multi-coloured lasers, parachute games, balloons, face painting, and a licensed bar for the adults!

Dates: Saturday 22nd October

Location: Vision Club, Whitworth Street, Manchester

Book tickets here.

Halloween in the City

Halloween in the City Manchester

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The giant inflatable rooftop monsters are set to return this year. There will also be a whole host of other shockingly good events across the city, including a procession of roaming monsters, a monster rock music festival, storytelling and fancy dress challenges.

Date: Monday 27th October – Sunday 30th October

Location: All across the city

See the complete list of monster locations here.

Deadliest plants and bugs at RHS Bridgewater

RHS Bridegwater Halloween

This autumn half term, unearth all kinds of super-smart plants and clever creepy crawlies at RHS Garden Bridgewater. Explore the deadliest plants and bugs trail and get involved with craft workshops and family storytelling.

Location: RHS Bridgewater

Dates: Saturday 22nd October – Sunday 30th October

Read more here.

Halloween fun at Ordsall Hall

Ordsall Hall Halloween

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Enjoy all kinds of Halloween and autumnal fun at the historic Ordsall Hall. Activities include a fairy tale trail, broomstick making, clay monsters, and turning apples into gruesome Halloween heads!

Location: Ordsall Hall, Salford

Dates: Various dates over the October half-term break

View the full programme here.

Half-term overnight package

Family Rooms Manchester Ainscow Hotel

Make the most of the half-term break by staying at The Ainscow Hotel, Manchester. Our Family Break Package includes:

● An overnight stay in one of our spacious family rooms (up to two adults & two children)
● Complimentary breakfast for the kids (up to two)
● Late check-out.

Price: £89 – £119
Booking Promo Code: SCHOOL20

Use the promotion code SCHOOL20 when booking directly via our website: www.theainscow.com