Bristol Halloween Party Guide
If you’re heading out in to the frightening darkness of Bristol this Weekend, then make sure you make the most of it! There is so much in the way of spooky shenanigans up for grabs on this Bristol Halloween, we want to let you know the good bits on offer. Read on, if you dare!
Cubana Halloween Special
You can always count on Lakota to put on a great party and this Halloween in Bristol is no different! Head down to this legendary venue in Stoke’s Croft for a proper stonking Bristol Halloween night out! There will be five rooms pumping out every sound imaginable including some properly dirty basslines, disco and club classics, house and, of course, plenty of drum & bass!
Aside from the great line up of DJs the place will be crawling with ghostly performers to really take this party to the next level! Check out the hellish courtyard with its massive bonfire and devilish fire breathers!
Where & When : Friday 27th October – 22:00 – 6:00 – Lakota
Bristol Zombie Walk
Meet at College Green in your most terrifying zombie attire to take part in this epic zombie walk. Now in its tenth year, the organisers are keen to make this one the biggest walk yet! Drag your heels around the city centre on a carefully planned route (no steps!) and scare the crap out of the tourists!
Once they have their fill of brains, the whole pack will be heading to the after party of the year at The Full Moon in Stoke’s Croft to party like only the living dead can!
There are plenty of great DJs lined up including local legends Smith & Mighty who will be spinning the decks with their classic breakbeat, dub and jungle sounds. Make sure you buy tickets in advance for this part of the event from the Bristol Ticket Shop.
Where & When : Saturday 28th October – 13:00 – 16:00 – College Green & 20:00 – 02:00 – The Full Moon
The Hatchet Halloween Party
If you really want to freak yourselves out, head over to the Hatchet Inn for the authentic Bristol Halloween experience. The pub dates from 1606, is reportedly haunted and it is also rumored that underneath all the paint, the front door is made from human skin.. need we say more!?
There’ll be prizes for the best fancy dress and DJ Durs (Danger Zone) will be on the decks all night with bass loud enough to wake any undead in the building!
Where & When : Saturday 28th October – 22:00 – 02:00 – The Hatchet Inn
Invisible Circus Halloween Spook Show
One of the coolest venues in town, The Loco Klub is a collaboration between Artspace Lifespace and Invisible Circus who are putting on this stonking Bristol Halloween show! Journey down to the underworld beneath the Passenger Shed, next to Bristol Temple Meads, to party amongst the railway arches in these amazing tunnels!
Sure to be a brilliant event, the Invisible Circus will be pulling out all the stops with their amazing performers, you’re sure for a great, fully immersive experience. There will also be a freaky photo booth, live music, cocktails, ghostly installations. The dress code is Demons and Divas of the underworld!
Where & When : Saturday 28th October – 21:00 – 03:00 – The Loco Klub
If you haven’t checked out Netflix super series, Stranger Things yet, this party is sure to convince you this is the next television binge for you! Thekla will be rocking (literally!) to the beats of suitably retro eighties music as per the TV series.
This party is touring from city to city and last year received critical acclaim so it’s definitely one not to miss! For this super paranormal series, a Bristol Halloween special was always going to be inevitable! Make sure you dress appropriately, think 80s crossed with Halloween so leaf through your old VHS tapes and check out Gremlins, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Shining, Poltergeist (we could go on!)
Where & When : Wednesday 25th October – 22:00 – 03:00 – Thekla
Bristol Horror Halloween Quiz
For something a bit more intellectual.. (well about as intellectual as we get!) check out The Old Bookshop’s special Halloween Pub Quiz!
Test out your knowledge of all things spooky for the chance to win the prize! Brush up on your scary movies, the lyrics to Thriller, serial killers, and not forgetting their special round, the homemade prop treasure hunt!
Where & When : Monday 30th October 2017 – 19:00 – 23:00, The Old Bookshop
Venture underground for cave-dwelling ghouls
The Natural Theatre Company are bringing a Halloween Spooktacular to the caves of Cheddar this October half term. Visitors will encounter a selection of gaggling ghouls – ghosts of the characters who first discovered the mysterious passages in the depths of the Mendip Hills. They might make you leap with fear… they’ll certainly make you giggle!
Ramp up the terrifying gruesome-ness with one of Cheddar Gorge and Cave’s ‘Fright Nights’ (28 & 31 Oct) – a spine-tingling journey through Gough’s Cave, that is definitely not for the faint-hearted!
Where & When : 28th – 31st October 2017, Cheddar Gorge and Cave’s