There are loads of spooky events to check out in Plymouth this month with an extensive variety of things to do in the city this Autumn.

Keep your eyes peeled as we will continue to update our events page as they come in. 

Here are some of our highlights of what to expect in Plymouth this October       


Autumn Exhibitions at The Box 

Head to Plymouth's award-winning museum, The Box, for their latest exhibitions opening this month.

Dutch Flowers, exhibits ten of the finest examples of Dutch flower painting from the National Gallery to Plymouth for the very first time.

Furthermore, you can check out a striking large-scale sculpture that comments on the balance of power at the outset of the First World War when it opens later this month. Yika Shonibare CE RA: End of Empire features two dapper figures with globe heads on a steam-punk seesaw.

Exhibitions at The Box this October.


Come dance with me 

Get your groove on this month with Toby G's 'come dance with me' sessions taking place every Saturday across Plymouth this month. 

Whether you're a seasoned dancer or simply someone who loves to move to the beat, "Toby G MBE - come dance with me" welcomes everyone to join in for a boogie. No matter your age, background, or dance experience, this event is your opportunity to be part of something outstanding.

Don't miss the Halloween finale on Saturday 28 October, and wear your best spooky outfit!

Check out where Toby G will be playing in Plymouth


City Centre Halloween Trail 

Who's up for a spooky adventure around Plymouth this month? Take on the Halloween Trail and find 15 characters hidden in the shop windows of Plymouth City Centre to be in with a chance of winning one of three £50 Smyths vouchers. 

The trail runs during the half term holidays  from Saturday 21 until Monday 30 October. 

View the full trail map

    Halloween Trail in Plymouth City Centre


The Freaky Feet Trail

Are you brave enough to follow the Freaky Feet Trail this half-term? Pick up your Free trail sheet from the Tourist Information Centre.

Have fun searching for strange footprints in the shop windows. All sorts of weird and spooky creatures have been wandering the streets of the Barbican, match them up with the Halloween creatures on your trail sheet, return with your answers, will you get a Trick or a Treat?!

Freaky Feet Trail


Silent Disco Night at the Musuem 

Get ready for a Halloween party like no other at the Silent Disco at The Box!

Head to the award-winning musuem after hours for a Silent Disco under the stunning figureheads of the Royal Navy ships and groove to your favourite tunes from the 70s, 80s and 90s. You can choose from three different channels and switch between them as you like.

Don’t miss the chance to dance and sing along to some spooky classics as well!

You can also enjoy some drinks deals at The Box Kitchen & Bar throughout the night. This event is for 18+ only, so make sure you bring your ID with you. Please download and print your tickets after buying them online.

Find out more information


Halloween Workshops

Workshops will take place throughout the half term to get you in the Halloween spirit. Have a go at making witches hats, pumpkin decorations and halloween crowns at the three to attend events which are dotted throughout the city centre. 

Check out the full list of locations for the Halloween Workshops in Plymouth.


Boo at the Zoo

If you are looking for a Halloween adventure, why not visit Dartmoor Zoo for a night of frights and fun?

On Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October, you can see the zoo in a different light, with spooky surprises and scary encounters.

The event runs from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, and you can choose your entry time when you book your tickets. Whether you want to meet some creepy creatures, wicked witches or monstrous mutants, you will find them at the zoo. 

Dare to join the SPOOK-tacular Halloween night at Dartmoor Zoo!


Pumpkin Patch at Pennywell Farm 

Join in the Pumpkin Patch at Pennywell Farm, where you can pick your own pumpkin from the patch and either take it home or carve it on site.

Join the amazing Pumpkin Trail, where you have to find hidden pumpkins around the farm by solving clues. There are also plenty of photo opportunities, such as Paddy the Pumpkin’s Games, where you can win prizes by testing your skills, or the Scarecrow Dress-Up Competition, where you can show off your creativity and style.

You can also search for the Golden Pumpkin, which is hidden somewhere on the farm, or spot the Pumpkins on the Rainbow Railway, which are along the colourful train ride.

View further information including ticket prices

Pumpkin Patc at Pennywell Farm


Halloween Party at Plymouth Market

Have a frightfully good time at the Plymouth Market Halloween Party in the West End of Plymouth city centre. 

On Saturday 28, October check out the market whiich will be a hive of Halloween fun with activities such as, face painting, trick or treating, music and games taking over the market for the day. 

While you're there, check out the rest of the Halloween fun in the city centre.

Plymouth Boat Trips - Halloween Kids Disco 

Enjoy the Halloween themed kids disco on board Plymouth Boat Trips. Take part in musical games from our kids DJ, whilst your little Witches, Frankenstein and teeny Scary Monsters bop away to their favourite tunes.


Halloween Golf at China Fleet Adventure mini golf

Get ready to tee off into a spooky good time!

Tee off at China Fleet Woodland Adventure Golf Course which has been overrun with scary creepy crawlies this Halloween, dress as a ghoulish ghost or wicked witch and have a Spooktacular time. 


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