8 Family Events Happening In Bristol During October Half Term

Oct 16, 2020

Keep the whole family occupied during October half term with some great activities around the Bristol area

Penguin Trail

From now

Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, BS1 6TY

If you’re after a mini adventure, come and help Stanley, the penguin, and his friends find their eggs whilst exploring the great ship and dockyards. Prices start from £10.



Wild Place Project

From now

Wild Place, Blackhorse Hill, BS10 7TP

Come visit the new arrival at the Wild Place this half term and enjoy the great outdoors and everything the park has to offer. Timed entry tickets must be purchased in advance. Prices start from £10.45.


Farrington’s Pumpkin Picking

October 3-31

Farrington’s Farm, Main St, Farrington Gurney, BS39 6UB

If you’re in need of a pumpkin for Halloween and you want to pick your own then head to Farrington’s Farm. The field will be open for you to find the perfect pumpkin. Tickets are £5.50 and must be purchased in advance.


Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch

October 3 – 31

Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park, Pixash Lane, Bath Road, BS31 1TP

Why not make picking your pumpkin a family day out. Make your way to Avon Valley to really get involved in the spirit of Halloween. They’ll be entertainment as well as some tasty treats. Prices start from £3.



Do You Believe In Magic?

October 19 – February 28
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, BS8 1RL

Immerse yourself in the wonder of magic this half term at Bristol Museum. Come and find out how magic has been used to hunt, harm and heal across the world. Entry is free however donations are welcome and all bookings must be made in advance.


Old Down Spook Fest

October 26 – 31
Old Down Country Park, Foxholes Lane, BS32 4PG

Get into the Halloween spirit and head to Old Down Country park where you can get involved in pumpkin carving, pumpkin bowling and a scavenger hunt. Prices start from £6.50 for children.



October 27 – 31

Old Vic Theatre, King Street, Old City, BS1 4ED

Pop into the Old Vic this October to see the loveable dragon Zog come to life on stage. Follow his journey as he tries so hard to complete the dragon challenges. Prices start at £13.00 when purchased online.



Halloween Potion Class

October 31

Midway Social Club, The Centre, Shireway, BS37 8YS

This is the event for any Harry Potter fans. This is your chance to make some magical potions this Halloween which are also edible. Prices start from £15.



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