Halloween events in Llanelli are looking good this year as there is plenty to choose from! October 31 is just around the corner, so here’s a round-up of what’s going on in town and the surrounding area in 2017. I’ve also included some non-spooky half term events in the round-up. Events are divided into the following categories: Discos and parties, outdoor fun, indoor fun, non-Halloween.
Enjoy, and don’t forget to share with your friends!
Discos and parties:
Monster Mash parade and party in the park, Ammanford Park
Saturday, October 28, 5pm-8pm. Free.
Don your zombie makeup and costume and parade through Ammanford. Registration is essential, check the Facebook page for details.
Halloween party, Mynyddygarreg Hall
Friday, October 27, 6.30pm. Adults £1, children £2, under twos free.
A Halloween party with costume competitions for adults and children, best pumpkin contest, hot dogs, games, sweet shop and a bar.
Fancy dress party, Llanelli Tennis and Squash Club
Saturday, October 28, 7pm. Adults £1, children free.
Fancy dress is compulsory at this Halloween fun night! Bring a plate of food to share and enjoy the disco and family games.
UV disco, Thomas Arms, Llanelli
Under 12s: Sunday, October 29. 2pm-4pm. Over 12s: Tuesday, October 31, 6pm-8pm. Adults free, children £7.
Sunday’s event is a Halloween UV disco with glow sticks and character appearance. Party bags for children, with food and drinks available. Recommended for ages 2-10.
Tuesday’s disco is recommended for ages 11-15 and will include a £50 prize for the best costume. Call 01554 772043 to book.
Halloween party, Gateway Holiday Park, Bynea
Tuesday, October 31, 5pm-7pm. Children £5, includes a meal.
Fancy dress party in the soft play area with spook-facular fun and games.
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Halloween half term at Dinefwr Park
From Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, November 5. Activities cost £3 plus admission fee.
Until October 31 you can pick a pumpkin to carve and take home, and from November 1-5 you can warm up by melting marshmallows over a cauldron. There will also be conker competitions and creepy crafts through the holidays. No need to book.
Spooky Halloween Day, Kidwelly Castle
Saturday, October 28, 11am-4pm. Adult £4, under 16s £2.60, family ticket (two adults and up to three children) £11.90
Join in a Halloween themed trail and listen to spooky stories in the castle. A prize for the first 150 children taking part.
Hocus Pocus under the stars, National Botanic Garden of Wales
Saturday, October 28, 5pm-8pm. Adults £12, children £8.
A spooktacular outdoor cinema experience showing the Disney classic Hocus Pocus. Bring camping chairs and blankets (some will be available to hire on the night) and enjoy a BBQ, bar, pop corn, toffee apples and music before the film starts at 6.30pm. The event will go on if it’s raining. Check here for details.
Bonkers for conkers (and pumpkins), National Botanic Garden of Wales
Saturday, October 28 to Sunday, November 5. 11am-3pm
Carve a pumpkin and have a conker fight until October 31, when harvest kicks in with the chance to bake bread, make corn dollies, build a model farm and bob for apples. There will also be a bird of prey display every day.
Magic Express, Gwili Railway
Saturday, October 28 to Sunday, November 5, 11am, 1pm, 3pm.
Apprentice wizards and witches are invited on board the Magic Express to enjoy a trick or treat, a dragon and fairy hunt and the chance to win a costume competition. Usual entry fees apply, see here for details.
Trick or treat trail, Merlins Walk Carmarthen
Tuesday, October 31, 10am to noon. Free.
Head to Merlins Walk in our best fancy dress and register for a trick or treat bag. Then follow the trail around shops showing the trick or treat sign to pick up a treat. You can also have your photo taken to enter a competition with the chance to win tickets to Jermin Productions panto Jack and the Beanstalk. One will be awarded to the judges choice. The second will go to the public choice and some of the stars from the Panto will be around to lend a hand.
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Spooky stories at Parc Howard
Saturday, October 28, 1pm-3pm. Free.
An afternoon of spooky storytelling at the mansion house, with a colouring competition and prizes for the best fancy dress.
Family friendly tour with a Halloween twist, Strade Castle, Llanelli
Sunday, October 29, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Adults £10, concessions £8, children £5. Admission price includes light refreshments.
A tour of the castle with a visit to the Guy Fawkes passage and tower if it is dry. Book here.
Trick or Treat at Cwtsh Chwrae, Play Cwtsh Chwarae, Capel Hendre
Tuesday, October 31, 5pm-8pm. £7 per child plus usual entry fee.
Halloween activities and games trail and party. Prizes for the best dressed grown up and best family carved pumpkin brough along on the night
Ticket prices includes: Drink on entry, child’s meal, spooky games and activities and treat bag.
Children’s Halloween show, Llangennech Community Centre
Wednesday, November 1, 2pm. Adults £5, children £4.
A children’s Halloween show with fun for all the family. Call 01554 823969.
Crafts and Storytime, Llanelli Library
Tuesday, October 31, 10.15am-11.15am. Free.
Halloween-themed story time, crafts and fun.
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Half term events at WWT Llanelli
Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, November 5.
11am-noon: Minibeast hunting and pond dipping
1pm-2pm: Guide in the heron wing hide
3pm: Pond dipping
Creepy craft workshops at varying times. Details will be on the activity board inside. Extra charge for materials.
Peter and the Wolf, Ffwrnes, Llanelli
Monday, October 30, 1pm and 3pm. Free.
Join Peter’s adventure discovering new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf.
Family tours of Llanelly House
Monday, October 30, 10.30am, noon and 2pm. Free.
Free Family Tours where you can see the wonky window, try out as a Victorian servant, follow the mousetrail and find our who the Stepneys were.
Mummy and Me Afternoon Tea Party, Llanelly House
Friday, November 3, 2pm-3.30pm. Adults £13.95, children £7.95
Meet the tower princess and enjoy an afternoon tea at Llanelly House. Booking is essential.
As you can see, there are plenty of Halloween events in Llanelli this year … I hope you enjoy!
***Please check with organisers for final details as I cannot be held responsible if any dates or times change.