Halloween events you don’t want to miss

As ghouls, ghosts and other terrifying things descend on our city this month, we’re rounding up some of the best events taking place in and around Liverpool this Halloween.

1. Big Pub Quiz: Halloween Special

Whether you’re a horror fanatic or happier with Hocus Pocus, join Guild Quiz legend Che for a night testing you on all things Halloween

No tricks, just treats here, with mad rounds, games rounds and a fancy dress competition for the chance to spooktacular prizes and a £300 jackpot!

When: 31 October, 7-11pm

Where: Mountford Hall, Liverpool Guild of Students

How much: £2.30

More information: https://www.liverpoolguild.org/events/big-pub-quiz-halloween-special-6f81

2. Stranger Things Halloween Special at Camp and Furnace

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET STRANGE! Gather your greatest costumes, from Eddie’s 80s rockers and Vecna worthy monsters, to bloody nosed 11s and proper possessed cheerleaders…we want to see THE LOT! Event includes:

  • Costume Dress Code
  • Soundtrack Hits
  • 80s Classics
  • Huge Visuals & Projections
  • Themed Cocktails
  • DJ
  • Halloween Treats
  • Spooky Surprises
  • Delicious Street Food Available

When: 28 October, 8pm-2am

Where: Camp and Furnace

How much: £12.65

More information: https://campandfurnace.com/whats-on/stranger-things-halloween-special-party/

3. Crack a Murder Mystery – The Body Snatchers: Halloween 2022 Special at the Everyman

Not for the faint-hearted is this interactive theatrical Halloween Special Murder Mystery Show at the Everyman.

When: Friday, 28 October to Monday, 31 October

Where: Everyman Theatre, Hope Street

How much: £25

More information: https://www.everymanplayhouse.com/whats-on/murder-mystery-the-body-snatchers-halloween-2022-special

4. Pumpkin Carving Session

Come along to the Guild to show off your carving skills and carve a pumpkin with us!

When: 31 October, 1-5pm

Where: Activity Space 5, Liverpool Guild of Students

How much: Free

More information: https://www.liverpoolguild.org/events/pumpkin-carving-session

5. Northern Film Orchestra presents Frankenstein – Live!

Experience the iconic horror film based on Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein with live orchestra. The 1931 movie was produced without music, enter Michael Shapiro whose 70-minute haunting score performed by a chamber orchestra adds another dimension and emotional impact to the viewing experience.

When: 29 October, 7.30pm

Where: Tung Auditorium, Yoko Ono Lennon Centre

How much: Standard: £27.50/Concession: £22.00

More information: https://thetungauditorium.com/events/northern-film-orchestra-presents-frankenstein-live#book-tickets

6. Halls Halloween Quiz

Celebrate Halloween and put your general knowledge to the test to be in with a chance of winning big prizes!

Bring your flatmates along for or team up with other residents on the night to be in with a chance of winning a prize. All residents are welcome!

When: 25 October, 7pm

Where: AJ Pub, Campus

How much: Free

More information: https://hallslife.liverpool.ac.uk/halls-halloween-quiz_173166

7. Immersive Cinema Scare Attraction

You’ll be feeling the hairs at the back of your neck stand up when this Halloween Immersive Cinema Scare Attraction Experience comes to Wav Liverpool in Glegg Street this Halloween weekend – and you wait in fear of what’s next! As well as a full-on movie experience, there’ll be choreographed live acting horror scenes, games, and fiendish food and drinks… and you’ll decide what to watch with a Scare-O-Meter vote.

When: 28-29 October

Where: The Wav

How much: £28

More information: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Liverpool/Wav-Liverpool/Halloween-Immersive-Cinema-Scare-Attraction—Liverpool/36133781/

8. Pumpkin Picking

Pumpkin picking is a great event for you and your housemates, and luckily there are plenty of places close to Liverpool to find yours:

  • Pumpkin Alley in Ormskirk passes include wheelbarrow use and your first pumpkin. You can find out more about Pumpkin Alley here.
  • Sandhill Strawberry Farm in Rainhill is not just a traditional working farm, but it is also a great place to go to find pumpkins and even Christmas trees. More here.
  • The Pumpkin Patch in Hightown isopen every day till 31 October and has plenty of pumpkins to choose from. Check out their Facebook page here.