October Half Term Fabulous Family Fun

Bust that half term bordom with plenty of exciting events, activities and workshops to choose from every day of the October school holiday.

Looking for something spooky? Have a frightful day out at one of the many Halloween themed special events held at places throughout the district.

From conker clashing and creative crafts to hunting bats and halloween hats, you'll find something for the whole family to enjoy.

Just take a look below and explore some of our inspiring ideas, then it's over to you to get planning your fun packed October half term...

Free entry for everyone

The UK's Largest Pumpkin Festival

The UK's Largest Pumpkin Festival

Farmer Copleys Farm Shop
Toddler Tuesdays

Toddler Tuesdays

Castleford Museum
Wacky Wednesdays

Wacky Wednesdays

National Coal Mining Museum for England
Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

RSPB Fairburn Ings
Sing! Dance! Act!

Let's Start At The Very Beginning

Theatre Royal Wakefield
Family Fun

Family Fun

Pontefract Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Wakefield Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Castleford Museum
Anglers Country Park

Lantern Making Workshop

Anglers Country Park
Hallowscream

Hallowscream

Pontefract Castle
Let's Draw!

Let's Draw!

Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Bats, Beakers and Balls

Bats, Beakers and Balls

Castleford Museum
Anglers Country Park

Half Term Craft Activities

Anglers Country Park
Anglers Country Park

Lantern Making Workshop

Anglers Country Park
Halloween Experience

Halloween Experience

National Coal Mining Museum for England
Anglers Country Park

Enchanted Woodland Lantern Walk

Anglers Country Park
Pontefract's Sweet History

Pontefract's Sweet History

Pontefract Museum
Welly Walk

Wacky Wednesday Welly Walk

National Coal Mining Museum for England
Nostell Nestlings

Nostell Nestlings

National Trust Nostell
Halloween Craft Activity

Halloween Craft Activity

Pontefract Castle