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Halloween Happenings at Dalkeith Country Park

Join us this October for spook-tacular Halloween Happenings at Dalkeith Country Park!

Halloween Happenings at Dalkeith Country Park

About Halloween Happenings at Dalkeith Country Park

Enjoy family pumpkin picking and discover what lies below our pumpkin patch ~ we’re creaking open the ancient undercroft of The Orangerie – for those who dare to enter!

Our family-friendly Halloween programme includes an outdoor cinema, kids’ craft workshops, spooky storytelling and Fawkes Festival ~ a hair-raising firework, light & laser extravaganza.

Visitors to Fort Douglas can also enjoy our Halloween themed scavenger hunt, a free event for all little adventurers.

Kids' Craft Workshops
Drop off the kids’ at this craft workshop where they can paint their very own ceramic pumpkin and create a variety of ghostly paper hanging decorations.

Kids' Crochet Workshops
A creative workshop designed for children age 9 – 15 years. During this 2 hour event, children can learn basic crochet skills while creating their very own crochet bat and pumpkin.

Spooky Storytelling
Children age 2- 6 years can enjoy spooky storytelling in our Halloween loft. Spooky stories include Funnybones, The Badies and The Dinosaur that Pooped Halloween!

Cookie Decorating Workshops
A fun-filled one hour workshop for children under 12 years. Kids’ can enjoy creatively decorating Halloween pumpkin and ghost-shaped gingerbread cookies.

Outdoor Adventure Cinema
Kick back and enjoy a range of family friendly films at the outdoor Adventure Cinema. Films include Monsters Inc, Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, Lost Boys, Ghostbusters, Scream, Coco and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Fawkes Festival
A magnificent Halloween-inspired fireworks display set to lights, lasers and music, featuring fairground rides, entertainment and food & drink. This event is organised & delivered by a 3rd party ~ award-winning fireworks display company 21CC.

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