A guide to Halloween in Barnsley for kids

Halloween is a fun time of year full of tricks, treats, terrors and costumes, so we’ve pulled together a list of the scariest and deadliest Halloween events in the Barnsley area, perfect for you and the family.

Pumpkin Festival 2017
Cannon Hall Farm 
21st October - 31st 
THE PUMPKIN patch is returning to Cannon Hall Farm - with almost 10,000 pumpkins available for visitors to pick and carve. Tickets available here.

Spooktacular Halloween Craft!
Elsecar Heritage Centre
Saturday 28th October - Sunday 5th November
Drop into the Visitor Centre and have a go at creating your own spooky decorations, get hands on and creative!

Pumpkin Bird Feeders
Cannon Hall 28th October 11am - 12 noon
Worsbrough Mill 1st November 11am - 12:30pm
Autumn is here and our wild garden birds like nothing more than tucking into a tasty treat to keep them warm over winter. Bring an adult to help you carve and create a pumpkin bird feeder to take home.
£4.50 per child, booking available here for Cannon Hall and here for Worsbrough Mill.

Spooky Bat Trail
Cannon Hall
28th October - 5th November
Can you hunt out the mummified bats lurking around the corners of Cannon Hall? Free drop in activity during opening hours.

Horrible Halloween mummies, bats and cats
Experience Barnsley
30th Octtober - 1st November
Drop into the learning lab and make your own gruesome crafts to take home for Halloween.

Frightening Face Paint
Experience Barnsley
30th October, 10am – 1pm
Come along to frightening face paint this Halloween if you dare…Become a ghostly ghoul, petrifying pumpkin, moaning mummy, wicked witch or something super scary! £2.50 donation per child

Halloween Fair
Cannon Hall
29th October
Come along and browse over 20 craft stalls offering unique gift ideas 11am - 4pm | Free entry

Trick or Treat!
Cannon Hall
2nd November
Make your own gruesome Halloween treats to take home. Booking essential, book here.