Halloween highlights in the Harrogate District

Rowan O'Malley, Lulu Lennox and Hannah Salden prepare for Fright Night at Ripon's Workhouse Museum
Rowan O'Malley, Lulu Lennox and Hannah Salden prepare for Fright Night at Ripon's Workhouse Museum

If you’re planning a spooky night out with your family and friends for Halloween, here are some of the events taking place throughout the Harrogate District over the next few days.

Thursday

Spooky fun at Stockeld Park, with a wide range of activities running from 10.30am until 8.30pm daily. Until Monday, October 31. Visit www.stockeldpark.co.uk.

Friday

Prepare for ghoulish goings on at a special Fright Night at the Museum at Ripon’s Workhouse Museum from 5pm–7pm, with lots of ghoulish goings on in store. Enjoy party games with Wendy the Witch, brave the ghosts and ghouls in the Corridor of Terror and finish off with some spooky stories and creepy crafts. To book tickets priced £2.50, call 01765 690799.

Ripon Halloween Ghost Walk for kids. Explore the darker side of the historic city of Ripon on this ghost walk, hearing tales of ghouls and ghostly goings on around every corner! Special for children who all receive a treat. Meet at the Cabman’s Shelter in the Market Square for a 7.30pm start. Adults £2, under 16s £1 or free if Halloween dressed.

Saturday

Halloween at North Bar, Harrogate, from 10am. Family activities, Halloween craft cocktails, and meet the brewer events, all in aid of Saint Michael’s Hospice. Until Monday night.

Fright Fest live music at Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre, featuring various acts. 4pm.

Zombies intent on infecting others with a deadly virus will be on the rampage at Ripley Castle. The anticipated breakout will happen on the evening of Saturday, October 29, with would–be survivors attempting to escape from the evil mob. For more information or to sign up for an evening of terror (and fun!) and help to preserve the human race, visit www.zombiesurvivalrun.co.uk.

Monday

Ripon Halloween Ghost Walk. Explore the darker side of the historic city of Ripon on this ghost walk, hearing tales of ghouls and ghostly goings on around every corner. Meet at the Cabman’s Shelter in the Market Square for a 7.30pm start. Adults £2, Under 16s £1.