Dorset Halloween Events and Pumpkin Patches for 2021

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Dorset Halloween events and festivals

If you’re looking for some Halloween events in Dorset this October half term, we’ve got you covered! Get ready for lots of spooky fun, fancy dress, and themed days all around the county.

There are spooktacular events all across Dorset this Halloween, from family-friendly events at your favourite local attractions, to adults-only club nights and horror events. We’ve also listed a few local pumpkin patches where you can PYO and pose for pics among the pumpkins!

We’ll try to keep this list updated with any new events, so if you find out about any more please do let us know. You can drop us a comment at the end of this post or get in touch on our social channels.

Halloween Events in Dorset

Family Halloween Events in Dorset

Dates: 23rd- 31st October 2021
Location: Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth
Price: £16.99 (under 2s free)
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This half term, the hedge maze at Adventure Wonderland theme park near Bournemouth is turned into the interactive spooky experience, ‘Enchanted’.

Based on the spellbinding stories of the popular Grimm’s fairytales, step inside the shadows of the hallowed hedges and meet characters from Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, The Elves and the Shoemaker and Rumplestiltskin.

There’s also a “fang-tastic” new show called ‘Little Monsters’, live on stage in the Happydrome Theatre. Join the hocus pocus party for lots of creepy characters and Halloween smash hit songs.

Dates: 23rd- 31st October 2021
Location: Sea Life, Weymouth
Price: £19.10 adults
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The Sea Witch is back at Sea Life Weymouth for 2021! Follow an immersive trail to help her find her missing potion ingredients, which are hidden throughout the depths of the tanks, and discover some of the spookiest creatures of the sea as you explore…

Make your way to the Witch’s lair where she will cast her spell to open her treasure chest revealing a special reward!

Dates: 23rd- 31st October 2021
Location: Nothe Fort, Weymouth
Price: £9.50 adults
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During Halloween Nothe Fort becomes the spookiest place in Weymouth! They’re running an exciting programme of family activities throughout the week:

  • Visit the famous ghost tunnels
  • Hunt for bats around the fort
  • Join a slimmy slime making workshop
  • Pop in the School of Spells to practice your spell making 
  • Twitch the Witch Magic Show (26th and 28th October)

Dates: 26th October 2021
Location: Weymouth Pavillion
Price: £15 adults, £11 children
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Created by the team behind Weymouth’s record-breaking Christmas & Summer pantomimes, you’ll need to get ready for rib-tickling laughter and bags of audience participation as you join some intrepid explorers on the Halloween Adventure of a lifetime!

Dates: 22nd-31st October 2021
Location: Durlston Country Park, Swanage
Price: £3
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Prepare your night-vision goggles and head out into the woodland to see what spooky animals lurk in the trees at Durlston Country Park, just outside Swanage.

Dates: 31st October 2021
Location: Weymouth Harbour
Price: £10
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A special Halloween walking tour run by Loving Weymouth & Portland, Dorset Timewalk Tours and The Old Harbour Heritage & Visitor Centre.

Dates: 25th-30th October 2021
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Price: £14 (under 2s free, 2-year-olds £7)
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Low key fang-tastic family fun for little ones! The farm park will be getting another FANG-TASTIC Halloween Makeover in 2021! Kooky characters, a brand new Pumpkin Pick event, and the popular  ‘Soak-a-Spook’ Tractor Trailer Ride. Dressing up is highly encouraged.

Dates: 26th October 2021
Location: Moors Valley Railway, near Ringwood
Price: £4.35 adult, £2.95 child
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Purchase a return ticket for the railway at Moors Valley, and for only an extra £1 per child they can join in with the Halloween Trail. Simply spot the Pumpkins that are dotted around the railway, see what letters they are and put together the Halloween themed word to claim your prize.

Jack O Lantern Pumpkin with smoke

Adult Halloween Events in Dorset

Dates: 29th-30th October 2021
Location: Nothe Fort, Weymouth
Price: £25

Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? Battle your way through a web of tunnels infested with flesh-devouring zombies, grab the vaccine, and overcome the physical and mental challenges that lie between you and survival!

Dates: 30th October 2021
Location: The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth
Price: £15
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Electronic music festival on the streets of Lansdowne this Halloween. With over 40 DJs & artists performing across 6 spooky venues – you can expect 8 hours of the best cutting edge sounds.

Dates: 31st October 2021
Location: Cameo Bournemouth
Price: from £7
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Themed club night with performers, DJ’s & dancers hosted at Cameo Bournemouth.

Halloween Pumpkin Patches in Dorset

Pumpkin patch

Dates: 9th-10th, 16th-17th, 23rd-31st October 2021
Location: West Farm, Bincombe, Weymouth Dorset, DT3 5PS
Tickets from: Free
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Pumpkin picking, haunted house, trick or treat, and lots more at the popular Bincombe Bumps Pumpkins in Weymouth!

Dates: 16th-17th and 23rd-31st October 2021
Location: Longclose Farm, Blandford Forum DT11 0BU
Tickets from: Free
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Pick your own pumpkins at this lovely family-run farm shop in Dorset! “This year it’s bigger and better – with more pumpkins grown, new varieties introduced and more brilliant decorations for family photo opportunities!”

Dates: 9th-10th, 16th-17th, 22nd-31st October 2021
Location: Bickton Manor Farm, Fordingbridge, SP6 2HA
Tickets from: £6.50pp
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PYO pumpkins, get lost in the spooky maize maze, and enjoy some fun arts and crafts. There will also be food, drinks and snacks onsite. For an extra spooky twist, book the twilight maze for 23rd October (5pm-7pm)… if you dare!

Do you know of any more Halloween events or pumpkin patches in Dorset? Leave us a comment and we’ll add them to the list!

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