Looking for something spooky to do this Halloween? Take a look at our guide to what’s going on in and around Chester.

National Children’s Activity Week at Tumble Tots Chester

Classes themed around Trick or Treat with Peppa Pig and a Balance Challenge to raise money for Tommy’s. Parents or schools can get in touch for more information.

When: October 20-26.

More info: www.tumbletots.com, 0121 585 7003.

Crocky Horror Show at The Crocky Trail

Due to the popularity of The Crocky Horror Show, they’ve made this year’s even bigger and better. The trail has been transformed into a nightmare full of live actors, terrifying sets and props and also includes death defying stunt riders, performing their mesmerising Wall of Death stunt show.

When: October 21 - November 1.

More info: www.crockytrail.co.uk

The Addams Family Dining Experience at Alexander’s

Interactive dining at its very best, all the sketches are played out at the tables. 70% of the show is scripted, the remaining is audience participation, so every show is different. The restaurant is transformed into the Addams Family Mansion Dinning room for one night only. Tickets are £39.50 (which include a three course meal).

When: Thursday, October 23. 7pm.

More info: www.alexanderslive.com

Halloween at The Port Arcades

Safe trick or treating at The Port Arcades. Face painting, fancy dress competition and Uncle Doom and his Piano of Gloom.

When: Saturday, October 25. 10.30am-3pm.

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Safe trick or treating at The Port Arcades. Face painting, fancy dress competition and Uncle Doom and his Piano of Gloom.

When: Saturday, October 25. 10.30am-3pm.

More info: www.port-arcades.co.uk

The Origins of Halloween at Chester Cathedral

Free family event. A wide variety of activities designed to explore the meaning of Halloween - the Eve of All Hallows. Get behind the pumpkins and the ghouls which have arrived from America and seek out what Halloween is actually about - and its origins in the Christian Church.

When: October 27-29.

More info: www.chestercathedral.com

Halloween Party at Anderton Boat Lift

Spooky boat trip along the river on a specially decorated boat followed by food, games and competitions.

When: Friday, October 31 from 2-4.30pm.

More info: Tickets for the party are priced at £8.50 per person. Advance booking is recommended as boat trip tickets are limited. For more information or to book telephone the visitor centre on 01606 786777.

Halloween Pirate Party at Blacon Adventure Playground

Disco, refreshments, fancy dress and games.

When: Friday, October 31 from 4-8.30pm.

More info: Contact the playground on 01244 371129.

Chester Ghost Tours

Walking tours depart from 6.30pm and will continue running at regular intervals throughout the evening with the last tour planned for 9pm.

When: Friday, October 31 from 6.30pm.

More info: www.ghostcity.co.uk

Halloween Night at Grosvenor Museum

Join the Grosvenor Museum for an evening in their haunted house, where the ghosts of the past 400 years have come back to haunt their former home. Come and wander around the rooms, have some food and listen to ghost stories by candlelight. Free event.

When: Friday, October 31: 6.30 and 8.30pm.

More info: www.cheshirewestmuseums.org

Screamfest at Rosies

Get ready for the fright of your life at Screamfest.

When: Friday, October 31

More info: www.rosieschester.co.uk

Delemere Events’ Halloween Ball

Celebrate Halloween with Delamere Events on what promises to be a great night. Welcome drink, hog roast, live music, fancy dress (or just dress fancy.) £25pp or £200 per table of ten, tickets available now, book early and avoid disappointment.

When: Friday, October 31.

More info: www.delamereevents.co.uk

Get Your Spook on at Red Door Bar

Go to Red Door on Halloween night and watch the cobbles come alive with a special spooky performance at midnight. One free shot for anyone in a creepy outfit.

When: Friday, October 31. From 8pm.

More info: www.reddoor.uk.com            

Halloween at Telford’s Warehouse

Live music from The 1968 who have promised a great show and there is even rumours of the singer entering the venue in a coffin.

When: Friday, October 31. Free entry before 9pm, £4 thereafter.

More info: www.telfordswarehouse.com

Halloween Fun Day at Hope House Shop

Fun and themed goodies for all the family. Meet our resident witch and enjoy our cake stall. A hamper of Halloween treats is up for grabs to the person who correctly guesses the name of the skeleton.

When: Friday, October 31 from 9am-5pm.

More info: Please contact Vicky or Helene on 01244 321281.

Halloween at The National Waterways Museum

Don't miss your chance this Halloween to have a 'thrilling' time at the National Waterways Museum. This year you are invited to join 'The Baron' and his crazy companions on a spooky Halloween walkabout experience at the National Waterways Museum. Mad Science, a Creepy Cabaret Experience, storytelling, disco and much more. Please ensure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

When: Friday, October 31 from 7-9pm.

More info: Call 0151 355 5017 or email  nationalwaterwaysmuseum@canalrivertrust.org.uk. Tickets are £7.

Monster Ball at Whitby Social Club

Featuring ‘Pete Loaf’, Meat Loaf Tribute, semi-finalist of Britain’s Got Talent with his live band.

When: Saturday, November 1 from 8pm. Tickets are £10 or four for £35.

More info: Call 07903664581 or 0151 356 4640 for tickets.

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