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What's going on this Halloween in South Yorkshire?

Rotherham, Sheffield, Doncaster and Barnsley events

What’s going on locally in and around South Yorkshire this Halloween? I am glad you asked because there’s ton’s going on to keep the children and family happy, not just on Halloween night, but though out the week to keep the little ones entertained this half term, from Pumpkin Picking, crafts, lazer tag with a difference and ghoulish fun for toddlers.

Here at South Yorkshire Mobility, we believe it is vital to support our local communities and other local business and events, so I have compiled a list of events in Rotherham, Sheffield, Barnsley and Doncaster, plus a few events that just had to get a mention, on the edges of our beautiful county.

Rotherham Halloween events

Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Thursday 31st October 10.30am,12 and 2pm. Halloween at Clifton Park Clifton Lane Rotherham S65 2AA Tickets required.

The Wizard of Roth! Wizard of Oz-themed fun, with pumpkin picking and carving plus spooky train ride around the park.

Thursday 24th October 10.30-12.30

Play Valley Rotherham. Rotary Drive Rotherham S63 7FD

Halloween party just for under 5s, Buffet, spooky stories, crafts and songs and prizes for best dressed.

Tickets cost: £7.50 for 1-5 years £3.50 for under 1s

Tuesday 29th October 5.30-7.30.

Halloween disco, party food, games and prizes for the best

dressed children. Tickets cost £9.95 per child


Sunday 27th October 12.30- 4pm. Carlton Park Hotel 102 Moorgate Road Rotherham S60 2BG

Tickets £6.95 Under 2’s are free.

Halloween Family Lunch. Includes two-course buffet, Halloween themed games, a magic show and fancy dress competition.

I have been to a couple of events at the Carlton hotel and have never been disappointing with the value for money and the quality of the entertainment featured.

Wednesday 30th October 10-11.30am & 12.30-2pm Halloween Cabaret spectacular show. The funniest and spookiest villain panto! Suitable for all ages.

Tickets cost £10 or £15 for VIP.

Thursday 31st October 4pm

Kimberworth Superbowl Wortley Rd, Rotherham S61 1QN

Halloween Bowling Party. Bowling, hot dog, drinks, Halloween music and Fancy dress.

£7.95 pp

Thursday 31st October 7-8pm Lock and Load LTD Parkgate Business Park Rail Mill Way Parkgate

Rotherham S62 6JQ Halloween Scare Fest (One for the slightly bigger kids. 8+)

Kids who are up for a challenge and loves a good scare-fest. Laser fun with added scary surprises!

Thursday 17th October 10.30- 11.30am

High Street Centre High Street Rawmarsh Rotherham South Yorkshire S62 6LN

Tickets are £8 and extra siblings are £4 each.

Wednesday 30th October 2-3.30

RSPB Old Moor Ln, Wombwell, Bolton upon Dearne, Barnsley S73 0YF

Wild Wednesday

Halloween themed games and activities

Friday 1st November 6.00pm- 11pm

Wickersley Old Village Cricket club Halloween disco 59 Northfield Ln Wickersley

Rotherham S66 2HL

Mess Around is hosting a spooktacular Halloween event this October in Rotherham. Bring all of your little witches, wizards, ghosts and bats and hear their cackles as they dive in to the creepy, ghoulish mess.

A few for the big kids AKA those of us Adulting! Wentworth Woodhouse has a Ghost hunt on until 3am. This is somewhere I would love to experience after dark. Magna has its highly anticipated Fear Fest from 4pm -3am This looks awesome, although I have hung up my raving shoes!

The greatest Halloween show at the Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley looks a great way to spend an alternative Halloween evening. Doors open at 7pm and tickets are just £14

Sheffield Halloween events

Halloween and firework party at the Old Rectory Handsworth 402B Handsworth Road Handsworth Sheffield S13 9BZ

Fancy dress party with licensed bar and entertainment on an outdoor stage area, stalls and bouncy castles. Party ending in a 4.30pm firework display ideal for small children and families £5 all ages.

Sunday 27th October 2-5pm

Norton House Country Club

246 - 248 Norton Ln


S8 8HD Thursday 31st October Tickets cost Members £5 Non Members £6

Spooky fun, games and fancy dress

Barnsley Halloween events

19th-31st October

Cannon Hall Farm


Barnsley South Yorkshire S75 4AT

Tickets are £10.95 (In advance)

Harry Potter themed fun at the highly rated Cannon Hall Pumpkin festival 2019. Spot prizes will be offered by farm staff to those who have made a special effort. Tickets include all day admission to the farm, outdoor adventure play and indoor soft play, sheep and ferret racing, milking demos, tractor trailer rides, Shire horse talks and meerkat sessions., as well as your very own pumpkin to carve.

27th October

Barnsley Football Club

Grove Street


S71 1ET

At 5pm, showing Hocus Pocus and at 9pm we are showing Scream!

Ticket cost £20 per car per film.

Drive in cinema at Oakwell. This looks chuffin' brilliant and I am seriously contemplating going. I have never done a drive in cinema and since watching Grease as a child have always wanted to experience it, to top it off they have two super cool films to chose from. One for the Kids and one for those adulting.

28th & 31st October Barnsley Town Hall

Church street S70 2TA

Help the storyteller solve the mystery of the Barnsley Wildcat, who is hiding in the museum and collect a set of cat finger puppets in the museum to take home and decorate.

Doncaster events

6th -31st October

Eastfield farm

Doncaster Rd



DN11 9JD

Pick your own pumpkins this October. I have done this for the past 2 years with my son, the photo opportunities you can have are amazing, some of my favourite photos have been taken on the farm. Its back to nature, and really enjoyable choosing your pumpkin to then take home and carve. Highly recommended!

Tuesday 29th October

Doncaster Frenchgate

Frenchgate Shopping Centre St Sepulchre Gate Doncaster DN1 1SW

The Cursed Castle Will be located outside Debenhams. The Frenchgate team have a fully interactive event full of fun and spooky activities including a Glitter Tattooist, Balloon Modeller, Candy Giveaways, Wizard Magician, Trick or Treat Bag Design Workshop and much much more!

26th-28th October

Yorkshire Wildlife park

Brockholes Ln, Branton



Inspired by the Brothers’ Grimm. The Yorkshire wildlife park have an abundance of things to do. Not only can you go and see some incredible animals up close and in person they have live shows, cooky characters, crafts, face-painting. Around the park they have fairy tale characters and a spooooooooky wood to explore plus a ‘Deadly Bugs’ special live show!

Nostell Priory and Parkland

Doncaster Road



Campfire adventure tales.

After learning how to set a campfire and tucking into baked potatoes, Story tellers will gather round the campfire with hot chocolate and marshmallows.

Please note: Please do not wear Halloween costumes (due to the potential fire risk of fancy dress costumes).

Just outside South Yorkshire

5th October – 5th November

Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre Woodsetts Road

North Anston S25 4EQ The Tropical butterfly house at Anston, never fails to deliver! Witchcraft school, broomstick training and potion class. Spooky Animal encounters, and spooky surprise tractor ride. A haunted walk to the Haunted house, plus Fancy dress

competition, pumpkin carving, face painting and crafts.

21st-31st October

Dino Halloween & Lil Park of Horrors at Wheel gate family Theme park near Nottingham.

They also have A huge heap of Free pumpkins to carve and paint around 20,000 of them! Meet and greet Millie the Monster and Grizelda the naughty Witch. Prizes and creepy competitions, craft workshops and trick & treat boxes + creepy critters and bug workshops, boo barn and children’s fancy-dress plus if your little one loves dinosaurs Richie the Raptor & T-Rex on site for Meets & Greets.

From 8am-5pm daily. Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park, White Post NG22 8HX Newark, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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