Halloween in York – it’s a match made in heaven. Or hell…
With its narrow cobbled streets and historic architecture, York is the perfect setting for the scariest nights of the year. We’ve collected a ghoulish guide to all the spooky shenanigans happening at Halloween in York 2019.
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The city is already full of frights with ghost tours and buses, haunted pubs and a recently opened Ghost shop on the Shambles that’s one of a kind.
York’s most scariest attraction York Dungeon is The Home of Halloween this year, where you can expect even more thrills and chills and lots of scares! York Dungeon is also making a trip from land to sea this October with a Halloween Cruise on the Ouse featuring ghost stories and spooky sightings that’s suitable for families.
Hallowscream is back! Awarded Best Scream Park in the UK in 2018 this night of horrifying entertainment is not for the faint hearted. Or try its younger sibling Hallowtween, perfect for younger children and those with a more sensitive disposition but just as fun.
Looking for something more gentle this Halloween? How about the The Great York Ghost Search. Hidden around York will be 26 Ghost Lamps and Mini Ghosts to find, and there’s some terrifyingly good prizes up for grabs! Bonus – if you find a Mini Ghost it’s yours to keep!
Ghost tours & stories
Film, music and shows
Food and drink
More Halloween fun
Don’t worry, there’s lots of frightening fun to be had outside of York too!
Do you dare to board the Halloween train and meet a cast of spooktacular storytellers?
Or perhaps a throwback to the 1970’s with a Rocky Horror themed party night.