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10 things to for Halloween in Southport

Our guide to all you can expect at next weeks Spooktacular Southport Halloween Festival.

Southport BID’s annual Halloween event is back next week for half term and there is four days of great events planned to provide spooky fun for families.

Look out for all sorts of mayhem throughout with great events, offers and more happening all over town. 

To get you in the ‘spirit’ here is our 10 top ten things to keep your little monsters happy this half term.

The Haunted Maze

Dare you enter our haunted maze?  Try not to get lost in our spooky maze as mischievous ghosts and ghouls try to thwart and confuse you!  Perfect for some creepy family fun and a some scarily good giggles.  Bring your tiny monsters on Thursday’s launch day for some mayhem chasing Starkidz and all their favourite baddies around the maze!

Here Be Dragons

Ever wanted to see a dragon up close? Watch in awe as two giant Dragons swoop and soar through the streets, breathing smoke as they go. Learn from their mysterious guardians, as they sing songs of a time when Dragons ruled the skies

Pirate Pandemonium Crew

The ghost-crew of the Scurvy Shark are doomed to sail the seven seas, cast adrift on the oceans of time - searching for Barbarossa's elusive elixir of life to restore them once more to the living. Scares and scrapes litter the way, along with a good dose of slapstick & giggles during two action packed shows.  Get all dressed up in your best sea faring gear and join the parade at 2pm.

Trick or Treat

Our Trick or Treat trails are back!  Join Starkidz and their mischief making, spooky friends on a trick or treat trail all ending in dancing, silliness and Halloween mayhem!  Bring your little monsters for fancy dress fun and stay all afternoon.

The Greatest Halloween Show

Roll up! Roll up! The greatest Halloween show is in town and there will be some freakishly good performances all afternoon.  See hoop acrobats, spectacular juggling and all manner of circus spectacle in an afternoon of pop up performances and surprises with a grand finale at 2.50pm. It is free to attend so just come along to see the spectacle.

The Treants

Look out lumbering, mythical trees as they come to life and wander amongst us with their tree-mendous tree related humour.

‘Scare’crow Festival

They put the ‘scare’ into scarecrow – catch Wesley Street’s annual Scarecrow Festival and watch their story unfold.  To help create the scarecrows then why not head down there from 10am this Saturday and get stuck in!

Crafty’s Spooktacular

Every Halloween, Crafty the Crow invites all his friends to see the treasured Golden Pumpkin on show at his Halloween Spooktacular – the biggest Halloween party in town! But this year someone is up to no good, because the Golden Pumpkin has been stolen… but who by? Surely not Pongo the Pig? Or Sheena the Sheep? Or maybe Barry the Butler did it! Come in your scariest Halloween costume and help Sally the Scarecrow solve the ghostly goings-on at The Atkinson then meet Crafty afterwards and receive a special present!

Boo for you at Pleasureland

Southport’s Happy Halloween capital is back as the theme park is transformed into a pumpkin paradise for the half term. There will be ghosts, ghouls and characters to surprise you and make sure you look out for superb offers on the tokens and rides.

Find out more here

Pleasureland, Sat & Sun 20th & 21st  then 25th – 28th

Creepy Creatures Trail

Can you spot the pumpkins popping up in shop windows throughout town?  Grab a map from Wayfarer’s or The Atkinson and hunt down each pumpkin.  If you find and draw each design, you will be rewarded with a little treat at the end of the route!  Can you complete all the Halloween puzzles and find our two special monsters on your journey?

20th – 31st

Highlights

  1. Dare you enter and find all the mischievous spirits inside? Can you find your way around our maze and make it out the other side?
    1. 26 Oct 201828 Oct 2018
  2. Watch in awe as two giant Dragons swoop and soar through the streets, breathing smoke as they go. Learn from their mysterious guardians, as they sing songs of a time when Dragons ruled the skies.
    1. 27 Oct 2018
  3. Join the crew of the ghost pirate ship for some pandemonium this Halloween
    1. 25 Oct 2018
  4. Join Starkidz mad cap spooky characters for an afternoon of silly tricks and a lots of treats with our annual Trick or Treat trails. Meet us on Chapel Street and follow the action along dressed in your spookiest fancy dress. There will be noise, mayhem, dancing and all manner of mischief and spooky-ness. Join one trail or stay all afternoon! Free to join.
    1. 24 Oct 2018
    2. 24 Oct 2018
  5. Roll up! Roll up! The greatest Halloween show is in town and there will be some freakishly good performances all afternoon. See spectacular, interactive performances from the bearded lady, our hoop acrobats and more. Our ring leader will oversee the show with fire breathing and circus skill workshops. Chapel Street will be host to this superb afternoon of circus spectacle full of pop up performances and surprises. Performances begin at 12pm and will be throughout afternoon with a grand finale at 2.40pm. Full line up details coming soon. Follow us on Facebook for updates in the meantime.
    1. 28 Oct 2018
  6. Look out for our lumbering, haunted trees as they meander around the town with their tree-mendous tree related humour! These mythical plants straight from the enchanted forests of your nightmares will come to life before your eyes
    1. 27 Oct 2018
  7. Head to Wesley Street for their annual scare fest with their handmade scarecrows! Watch their story unfold as these horrible characters line the streets. Be part of the action and make your own spooky characters for the street!
    1. 20 Oct 201831 Oct 2018
  8. Each Halloween, Crafty the Crow invites all his friends to seethe treasured Golden Pumpkin at his Halloween Spooktacular– the biggest Halloween party in town! The show where every child receives a Trick Or Treat present!
    1. 25 Oct 2018
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  9. Bring your little terror to Hickory’s Smokehouse this Halloween to enjoy lots of fun freights and face painting with our ghoulish friends Jack Skellington and Sally!
    1. 28 Oct 2018

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