Halloween events in St Ives and Cornwall

The spookiest day of the year is almost upon us!

If you’re staying in one of our self-catering holiday cottages this October half-term, you’ll be visiting over Halloween. Stuck for what to do? Take a look below to find some great, family friendly, events taking place.


Between the October the 19th and November the 3rd the Eden Project, in St Austell, will be hosting an array of Halloween activities for the whole family, that are free with admission.

You’ll be able to participate in all sorts of fantastic events, from potion making and pumpkin carving to web weaving and even a ‘Little Monster’s Ball’ in the Mediterranean Biome! There’s also the opportunity to come face to face with some amazing beast at the Cryptid Petting Zoo.

The days will be running from 9.30am – 6pm. For more information on daily timings, so you don’t miss any of the fun, head over to the Eden Projects website to find out more.

Rogue Theatre at Tehidy Woods

Immerse yourself in an interactive evening of Halloween magic with the Rogue Theatre’s ‘Dead of Night Dance’.

Running through from the 19thto the 31stof October, this incredible performance is located in the heart of Tehidy Woods. The shows run at daytime, dusk and evening, so there is a perfect  option for all the family. Fancy dress is encouraged (for all ages!) and for those that do not come prepared, there is free face painting on hand, to get you in to the spirit of the evening.

Pumpkin Hunt at Paradise Park

On October the 19thuntil the 3rdof November, Paradise Park is putting on a spooky display for all its visitors. If you’re planning a visit, you can take part in the Halloween pumpkin hunt,  ghostly jungle express train and their Halloween kids disco, with prizes for best fancy dress!

You’ll find the park all kitted out for Halloween with its spooky trails, tasty rewards and even Halloween themed treats for the birds and animals – be sure to keep an eye out for them!

Spooky Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle is opening its doors to you and some ‘creepy critters’ this Halloween, including snakes, spiders and much more!

If you fancy heading over and testing your bravery with the critters, the days will be running between 11am – 4pm. They will also of other fun activities for for children, whether it is making some creepy crafts or a going on a  ghoulish Halloween trail around the castle. It’ll be sure to get you in the mood for Halloween!

Flambards Fireworks

On the 23rdof October, Flambards are putting on a ‘Halloween Trick & Treats Firework Spectacular’.

Families are invited to come and enjoy all sorts of Halloween treats. From pumpkin trails to jaw dropping rides! There is also a Victorian Village to explore around, with some spooky additions in preparation for their Halloween spectacular.

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