As Half term comes to an end and Halloween creeps up on us, there’s lots of spooky events happening across Lancashire.

If you’re not prepared for Halloween yet, don’t worry we've put together a list of all the fantastic events happening across the weekend.

Head to Pumpkins In The Park Festival at Lowther Gardens where you not only pick pumpkins but you can join the guides for a Lancastrian ghost trail and even watch monstrous movies at the drive-in cinema! Each day there is something different for you to try and entry is frighteningly free. Head down in the evening to be amazed at the light-up parade of fire breathers, giant puppets and everything that glows. 

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Get your wellies on and visit Gawthorpe Hall for an autumnal pumpkin trail around the grounds. Can you find all of the pumpkins and spooky creatures and solve the clues to earn your certificate? Learn more here

Enjoy an evening of amazing food, drink and socialising at Rawtenstall Market's Halloween themed Foodie Friday event. Don't forget your fancy dress!

If you simply want somewhere to carve a pumpkin masterpiece, head to Brockholes, Bowland Wild Boar Park, Mrs Dowson’s or Windmill Animal farm. 

If that's not enough, click here to discover some more halloween events. 

Ghost Tours, Hoghton Tower

Ascend the long drive of the third most haunted house in Britain and embark on a ghost tour at Hoghton Tower. Silent torchbearers will take you on the ghost tour through the darkened halls of the tower, where you will encounter spectres from the past and learn all about the ghostly happenings from across the centuries.

Halloween Family Party, Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Blackpool tower are hosting the ultimate spooktacular weekender for the whole family. There will be spooky music, a Halloween magic show, costume competition and even a haunted house!

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Monster's Ball Trail 
Affinity Lesuire, 30th &31st October 

Put on your best costume and head down to Affinity Lancashire this weekend to take part in the Monster's Ball Trail where you will find a spook-tastic special entertainer ready to guide you through the free themed trail.

Watch out for tricks as you explore the different areas, including a skeleton dance party and a ghoulish gravestone corner!

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Crafty Vintage present Artisan Halloween Market

This Halloween weekend The Crafty Vintage Artisan Market will take place within the Ribble Valley Village of Whalley. Expect to find a fine array of local crafters, artists and makers who have been busy preparing their handmade goods.

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Journey To Hell
Blackpool Pleasure Beach 

Journey to Hell Freak nights is a terrifying experience led event through nine scare zones in Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach brings together scare zones, haunted ride areas and outrageous live entertainment at the UK’s premier amusement park.

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Morecambe Winter Gardens
31st October 

A creepy silent film classic, Nosferatu, heads to the historic Morecambe Winter gardens this Halloween. Featuring live music from Morecambe’s own Off The Rails Creative Jazz Orchestra this 1922 horror classic is not one to be missed.

Read more about the haunted history of Morecambe’s winter gardens here

Story Sculpture Hare

Have you heard about the giant 2.6m Bowland hare sculpture that has appeared in Gisburn Forest?

Sculptor Marjan Wouda and storyteller Jacqueline Harris will celebrate the hare in Lancashire folkore and landscape through an afternoon of shared art and story at Gisburn forest this Sunday.  Click here to learn more 

Final weekend!

British Textile Biennial 
Various Locations across Lancashire
30th & 31st October

It’s  the final weekend of the British Textile Biennial events across Lancashire. If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit one of these events yet, make sure you head down this weekend where you can expect new artist commissions, exhibitions and performances across various Lancashire venues. 

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Lightpool Festival 

It’s the final weekend of Blackpool’s award-winning Lightpool festival. The festival provides an amazing mix of live performances, light-based art installiations, world-premieres and giant illuminated displays.

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