From pumpkin picking to spooktacular markets, here’s a round up of all the Halloween events taking place across the district this month.
It’s finally the spooky season, and with Halloween falling during the half term for many families a variety of spooky events are being thrown throughout Wakefield.
Keep your own little terrors occupied at one of these incredible events taking place throughout October.
1. Pumpkin Festival at Farmer Copleys
Until October 31, Farmer Copleys will host their annual Pumpkin Festival with over 250,000 pumpkins to pick from. The festival also includes tractor rides, live shows, archery, vintage rides, storytime, Magical Mr Zen, daily fancy dress competition and photo opportunities galore. Photo: Sally Anscombe
2. Yorkshire Scare Grounds
Yorkshire’s number one scream park and Halloween destination, which is based in Wakefield, is back with a fresh new look for 2023 with tickets starting from £26. Photo: Scott Merrylees
3. Spooktacular Scarecrow Trail: Waterton's Explorations
The Spooktacular Scarecrow Trail at Anglers Country Park returns from October 28 to November 5. Children will become intrepid explorers as they navigate the trail, unravelling clues and overcoming challenges to assist Waterton on his forest expedition. Photo: Scott Merrylees
4. Spooktacular Markets Pumpkin Festival - Ossett
On October 31, the Spooktacular Halloween Markets will visit Ossett. Photo: Photography by paulgmccabe