Halloween events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Halloween events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Wicked Kids Zoom Party

Wicked Kids Zoom Party

3rd October 2020
Online Event

Wish Upon A Star Entertainment is delighted to bring you a ZOOM Halloween party with our wicked kids!
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Secrets of Witches Wood

Secrets of Witches Wood

10th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Follow the winding footpaths and venture into the lost lands of the Calder Witches at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October!
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Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

16th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Join the search for Wally with your family this October half term at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh!
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Conifox Halloween Spooktacular

Conifox Halloween Spooktacular

17th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Conifox Halloween Spooktacular is on from 17th October to 1st November, follow the spooky trail around the park then get creative and carve your own pumpkin!
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Nerf Zombie Wars

Nerf Zombie Wars

Selected dates between 24th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Zombies are taking over Conifox Adventure Park this Halloween and we need YOU to help save us. Join us and Foam Dart Thunder for a ghoulish outdoor Nerf Wars!
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Spidey & Belle Zoom Party

Spidey & Belle Zoom Party

24th October 2020
Online Event

Join Wish Upon A Star Entertainment on Saturday 24th October for their Halloween themed Spidey & Belle Zoom Party!
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EIFF and  Unique Events present: Drive In Movies

EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies

Selected dates between 29th October 2020 - 29th November 2020
Edinburgh West

Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
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After Dark in the Witches Wood

After Dark in the Witches Wood

30th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

There's ancient magic in the air as strings of tiny lights guide your way to secret places in the Witches Wood at Almond Valley Heritage Centre!
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Annasach’s Hallowe’en Ceilidh

Annasach’s Hallowe’en Ceilidh

30th October 2020

Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our Hallowe'en Ceilidh from 8pm at The Counting House on Friday 30th October! All dances can be called so beginners welcome.
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Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Edinburgh

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Edinburgh

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Edinburgh with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games!
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Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Livingston

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Livingston

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Livingston with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games!
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Halloween Tales - CANCELLED

Halloween Tales - CANCELLED

30th October 2020

Discover the darker side of Trinity House`s maritime history and hear tales of hauntings, superstition and mystery this Halloween!
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The Bloody History of Surgery: Online Workshop for Adults

The Bloody History of Surgery: Online Workshop for Adults

31st October 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Looking to do something fun this Halloween weekend? Join Surgeons Hall Museum for some hands on learning in this online Zoom workshop!
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Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

20th October 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand!
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The Terror Trail

The Terror Trail

23rd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

The Edinburgh Horror Festival have created an all new interactive morning adventure for families at Lauriston Castle.
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The Twilight Seance

The Twilight Seance

23rd October 2021

Join paranormal illusionist Ash Pryce as he leads you into the netherworld at Lauriston Castle!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Halloween: The Burning Man - CANCELLED

Halloween: The Burning Man - CANCELLED

23rd October 2020

Spooks, ghouls and ghosties pay an early visit to the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for this fun Halloween event!

Find out about Halloween: The Burning Man - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Great Clarkston Pumpkin Trail

The Great Clarkston Pumpkin Trail

24th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

With Hallowe'en not too far away, I Love Clarkston are celebrating one of the best holidays of the year, with The Great Clarkston Pumpkin Trail!

Find out about The Great Clarkston Pumpkin Trail on What's On East Renfrewshire
Witchy Windows

Witchy Windows

24th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

This Halloween, Clarkston Community Council invite you to take part in Clarkston's first ever Witchy Windows event!

Find out about Witchy Windows on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

9th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Join the search for Wally with your family this October half term at the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther!

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Ghostly Treasure Hunt - CANCELLED

Ghostly Treasure Hunt - CANCELLED

24th October 2020 - 25th October 2020

Get spooked at Hill of Tarvit Ghostly Treasure Hunt while you try to find the items left behind by the former residents of the Mansion.

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Ghostly Encounters at Halloween - CANCELLED

Ghostly Encounters at Halloween - CANCELLED

30th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Meet Madame Griselda our Edwardian Gypsy Queen who will introduce you to the spirits of Hill of Travit, some of which you might encounter at the Séance or later on our ghostly tour of the Mansion.

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Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Dunfermline

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Dunfermline

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Dunfermline with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games!

Find out about Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Dunfermline on What's On Fife
Scarefest at the Drive In

Scarefest at the Drive In

31st October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Scarefest 2020 is here! Four classic spooky films over two days this Halloween, with free popcorn for every car and a fancy dress competition!

Find out about Scarefest at the Drive In on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Loch Lomond Scary Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Scary Faerie Trail

1st October 2020 - 1st November 2020

This October, just in time for Halloween, Loch Lomond Faerie Trail will again be transformed into the Scary Faerie Trail!

Find out about Loch Lomond Scary Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
The Drag-Opticon Halloween Special - POSTPONED

The Drag-Opticon Halloween Special - POSTPONED

2nd October 2020 - 3rd October 2020

The Drag-Opticon Show returns to The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall with not one but two Halloween Special shows!

Find out about The Drag-Opticon Halloween Special - POSTPONED on What's On Glasgow
Pumpkinfest Picnic - Family Baking, Crafts & Autumn Themed Picnic!

Pumpkinfest Picnic - Family Baking, Crafts & Autumn Themed Picnic!

Selected dates between 16th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Back by popular demand for 2020...Three Sisters Bake have created an “at home” version of last year's sold out PUMPKINFEST family events!

Drag King Halloween Makeup Looks - A Zoom Workshop

Drag King Halloween Makeup Looks - A Zoom Workshop

17th October 2020

With Halloween around the corner, join Dundee's deliciously devilish drag kings, Demitri Outside and Forrest, and learn, step by step, how to recreate their Haunted Prom King and Pumpkin King looks!

Find out about Drag King Halloween Makeup Looks - A Zoom Workshop on What's On Glasgow
Artie’s Singing Kettle: Halloween Special

Artie’s Singing Kettle: Halloween Special

18th October 2020

Get dressed up for this solo Halloween Special from the Singing Kettle's founder, Artie Trezise at Cottiers Theatre on Sunday 18th October!

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The Witches of Pollok - CANCELLED

The Witches of Pollok - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 28th October 2020 - 29th October 2020

Join professional mind readers and historical witchcraft experts Cara Hamilton and Ethereal Fearchara for a night you will not forget at Pollok House!

Find out about The Witches of Pollok - CANCELLED on What's On Glasgow
GlasGLOW

GlasGLOW

29th October 2020 - 15th November 2020

This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW returns to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!

Find out about GlasGLOW on What's On Glasgow
Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Milngavie

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Milngavie

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Milngavie with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games!

Find out about Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Milngavie on What's On Glasgow
The Iris Ayr Halloween Drive-In

The Iris Ayr Halloween Drive-In

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

The Iris Ayr are back with another selection of drive-in movies, just in time for Halloween... expect horror classics, family favourites and much more!

Find out about The Iris Ayr Halloween Drive-In on What's On Glasgow
Children’s Classic Concerts and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra present: Ghost Ship - CANCELLED

Children’s Classic Concerts and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra present: Ghost Ship - CANCELLED

31st October 2020

This Halloween, enjoy creepy classics and spooky sound waves as Owen and his crew of ghostly pirates from the RSNO sail the seven seas in search of musical bounty!

CULT

CULT

31st October 2020

Kelburn Estate's Haunted Forest team presents CULT, an immersive horror experience, new for Halloween 2020!

Find out about CULT on What's On Glasgow
The Bitches of Eastwick - POSTPONED

The Bitches of Eastwick - POSTPONED

31st October 2020

Don't miss a Halloween Drag Parody of The Witches of Eastwick at The Britannia Panopticon produced and presented by 'Scotlands Premier Theatrical Drag Troupe', The VESTA Girls!

Find out about The Bitches of Eastwick - POSTPONED on What's On Glasgow
Heels of Hell

Heels of Hell

27th October 2021

Bringing some of the best drag entertainment to the O2 Academy Glasgow on October 27th 2021, Heels of Hell is a Halloween spooktacular not to be missed!

Find out about Heels of Hell on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Darktober at M&D’s Presents: Anarchy

Darktober at M&D’s Presents: Anarchy

25th September 2020 - 31st October 2020

Don't miss Anarchy, a terrifyingly unforgettable experience where terror rules and your fate can change with every turn, at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!

Find out about Darktober at M&D’s Presents: Anarchy on What's On Lanarkshire
Pumpkin Picking at Valley View

Pumpkin Picking at Valley View

2nd October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Have fun and pick and carve your own pumpkin at Valley View at Gouldings between Friday 2nd and Saturday 31st October!

Find out about Pumpkin Picking at Valley View on What's On Lanarkshire
Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

9th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Join the search for Wally with your family this October half term at the Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride!

Find out about Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search! on What's On Lanarkshire
Clyde Valley Family Park Pumpkin Festival

Clyde Valley Family Park Pumpkin Festival

10th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

From the 10th until the 31st of October ALL children visiting Clyde Valley Family Park will get to choose their own FREE pumpkin as part of their ticket and the park's Pumpkin Festival!

Find out about Clyde Valley Family Park Pumpkin Festival on What's On Lanarkshire
Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

Selected dates between 10th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

The annual Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s is a fantastic experience for the whole family featuring Pumpkin picking, Halloween themed games, spooky storytelling and more!

Find out about Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s on What's On Lanarkshire
Frightfully Weird Wildlife - A Halloween Special!

Frightfully Weird Wildlife - A Halloween Special!

29th October 2020

Ahead of Halloween, join the team at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for a virtual tour of the strangest, scariest and weirdest living things on Earth!

Find out about Frightfully Weird Wildlife - A Halloween Special! on What's On Lanarkshire
An Evening of Past Life Regression

An Evening of Past Life Regression

31st October 2020

Join us this Halloween on Saturday 31st October 2020, the Blue Moon, when the veil is at it's thinnest and take a journey into the beyond with Frankie Mooney!

Find out about An Evening of Past Life Regression on What's On Lanarkshire
Ghouls in the Garden

Ghouls in the Garden

31st October 2020

Boo! Castlebank Horticultural Centre's Halloween event 'Ghouls in the Garden' event is back, with a socially distanced twist!

Find out about Ghouls in the Garden on What's On Lanarkshire
Halloween Baby Disco - CANCELLED

Halloween Baby Disco - CANCELLED

31st October 2020

Tear the dance floor to shreds and bust some moves with your cutest dance partner at Lanark Memorial Hall's Halloween Baby Disco!

Find out about Halloween Baby Disco - CANCELLED on What's On Lanarkshire
Halloween Party - CANCELLED

Halloween Party - CANCELLED

31st October 2020

There's lots of spooky happenings at the award-winning National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride this Halloween!

Find out about Halloween Party - CANCELLED on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

10th October 2020 - 19th October 2020

Explore the woodland trail and see how many Halloween themed items you can find on the scavenger hunt with your family at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve!

Find out about Halloween Scavenger Hunt on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley Darkside History and Tours October Mega Tour

Paisley Darkside History and Tours October Mega Tour

Selected dates between 10th October 2020 - 17th October 2020

Join Paisley Darkside History and Tours and Walking Tours on Wheels as they take you on a trip back in time exploring Paisley's past!

Find out about Paisley Darkside History and Tours October Mega Tour on What's On Renfrewshire
Halloween Pumpkin Hunt

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt

24th October 2020 - 8th November 2020

Explore the woodland trail and see how many goulish pumpkins you can find on the scavenger hunt with your family at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve!

Find out about Halloween Pumpkin Hunt on What's On Renfrewshire
Halloween at The Parking Lot Social: Glasgow

Halloween at The Parking Lot Social: Glasgow

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

The Parking Lot Social brings the ultimate drive-in Halloween party to Glasgow! They've created a spook-tacular event space and packed it full of chills, thrills, tricks and treats!

Find out about Halloween at The Parking Lot Social: Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

10th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is going PUMPKIN-tastic this Halloween. It might be smaller in scale, but will still be big on family fun!

Find out about Halloween Fun on What's On Stirling
Halloween Lockdown Drive In Movies

Halloween Lockdown Drive In Movies

30th October 2020

Halloween Lockdown Drive-In is coming to Falkirk! Have a fun filled night and help make a difference to sick children across Scotland.

Find out about Halloween Lockdown Drive In Movies on What's On Stirling
Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Stirling

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Stirling

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Stirling with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games!

Find out about Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Stirling on What's On Stirling

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