Halloween in London for kids

Scare your little ones silly with our list of things to do with kids around Halloween in London.
All Dogs Matter Halloween Dog Walk, Hampstead Heath, London, England
Bebop the Boston Terrier © Paul Brown
By Time Out London Things To Do |

While Halloween (Wednesday October 31 2018) might not fall during half-term this year, there are plenty of spooky goings on for your little ones this scary season. Whether your kids are after fancy dress, face paints, pumpkins or just loads of treats, there are so many great things to do in London with kids this Halloween.

So, before we hit Bonfire Night weekend and its frightful firework displays, check out these carving contests, frightful film screenings, creepy canine costume competitions and other freaky, family-friendly events on your radar for Halloween. 

RECOMMENDED: Read the full Halloween in London guide

Halloween events in London for kids

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Things to do, Walks and tours

Ghost Tours at Hampton Court Palace

icon-location-pin Hampton Court Palace, London

Practically guaranteed to give you goosebumps, these chilling tours in the courtyards and cloisters of Britain’s most haunted palace will have you checking your shadow. You’ll hear tall tales of mysterious Tudors who stalk the grounds and unexplained figures caught on camera.

How about Halloween fun for adults?