Halloween Half Term Fun

Halloween Half Term Pumpkin Fest at Rand Farm

Head out and enjoy some Halloween half term fun and find great places to visit and things to do in and around Gainsborough.

For more ideas on places to visit this half term, head over to our Visit page.

Kids Halloween Disco and Pumpkin Carving

Friday 29 October, 5pm to7pm

At the Lincolnshire Otter, Somerby Way, Gainsborough, DN21 1QT

Enjoy a spooktacular disco and get creative with some pumping carving.

Booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

£5 per child. Includes pumpkin, disco, and trick or treat bag.

Kids eat for £1 special will also be available.

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Family Halloween Fest

Saturday 30 October, 12pm to 9pm

At the Levelings Playing Field, Gainsborough

A family fun day on the Levelings Park with Live local music, singers performers. Stalls to suit all. Food and drink marques plus more to be added.

£6 per adult and £4 per child. Under 4s go free.

Wristbands to be purchased at the gate.

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Sturton Halloween Trail

Friday 22 to Sunday 31 October

Holloween treat for every entry plus all correct entries will be entered in to a free prize draw!

£2 per trail sheet. Sheets can be purchased from Tillbridge Tastery or Sturton Shop.

Please drop off all completed entries to Tillbridge Tastery.

Organised by the Friends of Sturton School Association.

Pumpkin picking, Scarecrow trail and Alpacas!

Tickets left for Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 October

At The Sunrise Plant Company, Gainsborough Road, Saundby, Retford, DN21 9ER

Visit the pumpkin patch and follow the scarecrow trial to find the one you like best. You can also follow the clues to find the Alpacas!

£10 per ticket. Include one large pumpkin, hot chocolate and Halloween themed cake in the café.

Last updated 20 October – check availability on Eventbrite

Further Afield

Peacan’s Pumpkin Patch & Devilish Dragon’s Trail

Open until Sunday 31 October, 10am to 4pm

At Bransby Horses, LN1 2PH

Pecan’s Pumpkin Patch is back, bigger and better than ever! Have fun selecting your perfect pumpkin for £2.50 each in our specially created pumpkin patch.

No Booking Required. Dogs on leads welcome.

You can also take part in the Devilish Dragon’s Trail! A new and exciting activity the whole family will enjoy. The Devilish Dragons have kidnapped the unicorns and are keeping them locked inside the castle. Can you join the quest to defeat the dragons and find the unicorns to save the day?

While you’re there you can also enjoy a countryside walk, meet the horses, ponies, donkeys and mules or enjoy a hot drink or bite to eat in the café.

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Spooky Maize Maze and Pumpkin Picking

Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 October, 9.30am to 5pm

At Uncle Henry’s, Grayingham, Gainsborough, DN21 4JD

Pick your own pumpkin and give a go carving it at the creation station at Uncle Henry’s this October half term. Enter the Walled Garden, if you dare, to play a game of Ghastly Golf, putting past the haunted windmill and spider takeover. And can you make it out of the Spooktacular Maize Maze in time?

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Rand Farm Park Pumpkin Festival

Friday 22 to Sunday 31 October, 10am to 5pm

At Rand Farm Park, LN8 5NJ

Take part in a host of Halloween inspired activities at the Pumpkin Festival at Rand Farm Park.

Each child gets a free pumpkin to carve at the farm and take home, as well as full access to the meet the animals on the farm, the indoor soft play and outdoor play areas, air cannon arena, sky rider, and a tractor ride around the farm.

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Halloween Half Term Fun at Hall Farm Park

Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 October

At Hall Farm Park, South Kelsey, LN7 6PR

Explore the patch and have fun choosing your own pumpkin. Open from 10.45am-11.30am, 1.30pm-2.15pm and 3.15pm-4.00pm.

Whilst at the park why not have a go at Winnie the witch’s Halloween hunt and win a small prize.

Take a tractor ride on our Halloween themed trailer to feed the cattle plus all of our other usual indoor and outdoor activities. After all that fun tuck into some tasty Halloween treats in our tearoom.

Please note small additional charges apply for pick your own pumpkin and tractor rides. Cash sales are preferred at the pumpkin patch please.

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Lings Farm Pick your own pumpkins

Open until 31 October

At Lings Farm, Croxby Top, Caistor, LN7 6BN

If you’re thinking of where to pick your own pumpkins this year then think no more, pop to Lings Farm! They have over 5000 different pumpkins to choose from: white ones, warty ones, and of course orange!



Pumpkins Priced from 50p to £10 each

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Welton Scarecrow Trail

Friday 22 to Sunday 31 October

School Friends of Welton St Mary’s are proud to introduce Welton’s first scarecrow trail!

With over 30 scarecrows on the trail it’s going to be a great event!

Trail maps will be available from October 15th for just £2 a map from Welton Papershop and Taylor’s of Welton.

All money raised from the sale of the maps goes to School Friends of Welton St Mary’s, raising funds for our local primary school.

Find out more.