From carving pumpkins to scream themed club nights, Halloween Brighton has many tricks up its sleeve. With its rich history and being home to one of the countries most haunted houses, Brighton is sure to raise your heartbeat this October.
This is our guide to Halloween in Brighton and Sussex, covering everything from activities for kids to nightmare inducing horror mazes. Enjoy!
For The Ghost Hunters
Brighton is rich in the weird and the wonderful. The towns unique past makes it a popular destination for ghost hunters. Explore the cities rumored haunted areas and visit those whose spirits have remained after centuries. From the young girl who roams the promenade in front of The West Pier to the White Lady guarding the entrance to Preston Manor, hunting these ghosts isn’t for the faint-hearted! Check out our pubs by area page for recommendations on post hunting brews.
Halloween With The Kids
From pumpkin carving to Halloween themed crafts, Halloween in Brighton and Sussex isn’t just for the thrill seekers. Drusillas Park is running Sheik Week from the 20th-28th October, where children can encounter creepy crawlies and find their way through a twisted terror maze. Prizes are on offer at Bodiam Castles Black Cat Trail and get half price entry for heading to Blackberry Farm in fancy dress!
Fright Nights are essentially like walking into a real life horror movie.. in the middle of the Sussex countryside. Expect live actors, street entertainers, and mind tricking mazes as you are guided through a real deal Halloween experience. Shocktoberfest at Tulleys Farm features 9 different scream attractions and Blackstock Farm Fright Night offers a maze of seemingly never ending tunnels called Hell’s Labyrinth. Are you feeling brave?
For Those Who Like To Party
If being cased in the dark by live horror actors doesn’t tickle your fancy, you are not alone! Brighton has plenty to offer if themed cocktails are as Halloween as it gets for you. Horse Meat Disco are behind the decks all night at Patterns and there will be an indoor funfair at Cannon Places’ Carneval 2018. The Spellbound Halloween Party at The Komedia sees the space transformed into all things 80’s for the evening. think Snakebite and Black and anthems by The Cure – we’re in!
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