As Halloween celebrations in the UK continue to grow year after year, inspired by the U.S.’s ever-evolving Halloween extravaganzas, there’s one event you simply can’t afford to miss: Land of the Dead in Chelmsford. Whether it’s pumpkin picking you’re after, thrilling circus performances, or delicious treats, they’ve got you covered. Read on for your ultimate guide:
- Fun Fair Fiesta
- Family Halloween Activities
- Pumpkin Nights: When Day Turns To Night
- Halloween Delights
- Koko’s Big Top Circus: A Mesmerising Show of Spectacle and Wonder
- Pick a Pumpkin
- Date Night Idea: Spooky Romance
- Halloween Events You Can’t Miss
Fun Fair Fiesta
Their Halloween Fun Fair is not for the faint of heart, but it is for anyone looking for a fun, thrilling time! From spooky rides to haunting games, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy.
Family Halloween Activities
Let your little ghouls express their creativity with their face painting and arts & crafts stations. Transform the kids into adorable monsters or classic Halloween characters for the day.
Halloween Fancy Dress and Instagram Photo Ops
Why just pick pumpkins when you can also pick the perfect spot for Instagram shots? Whether it’s posing amidst the pumpkins or capturing the eerie beauty of the setting sun, there are endless opportunities to snap that perfect shot.
Axe Throwing and Spooky Characters
If you’re looking for something a bit more daring, try your hand at axe throwing! And keep an eye out for spooky walkabout characters to really set the Halloween mood.
Pumpkin Nights: When Day Turns To Night
As the sun sets, the real magic begins. Join them for an evening of thrills and chills, with special nighttime activities like Koko’s Big Top Circus and more. With street food, spooky drinks, and a uniquely creepy atmosphere, Pumpkin Nights is an experience you won’t want to miss.
From delicious food trucks to Pancho’s Bar, where you can sip on thematic drinks and cocktails, the Land of the Dead offers something for everyone’s palate.
Koko’s Big Top Circus: A Mesmerising Show of Spectacle and Wonder
Step into the Big Top and be prepared to have your spine tingled. From hair-raising acrobatics to eerie clowns, the show is designed to entertain, mesmerise, and perhaps give you a little bit of a fright.
Pick a Pumpkin
Indulge in the sheer joy that only autumn can bring as you wander through their scenic pumpkin patch. Choose from a vast selection of pumpkins, perfect for carving, baking pies, or simply adding a cosy, autumnal touch to your home decor.
Date Night Idea: Spooky Romance
Why not make it a date night? Imagine walking hand in hand through a pumpkin patch illuminated only by the soft glow of lanterns, or getting cosy as you enjoy some seasonal brews. It’s an ideal setting to get to know someone new or to enjoy a unique night out with your long-term partner.
Halloween Events You Can’t Miss
This festival isn’t just about pumpkins; it’s an entire Halloween experience! Make sure to check out all their thrilling activities and offerings for a truly memorable October outing.
So there you have it! The Land of the Dead offers a myriad of activities and attractions for all ages, making it the perfect destination for family fun or a unique date night. Book your tickets now and be prepared for an unforgettable Halloween experience! 🎃👻
Location: Kings Farm, Chelmsford, CM1 3PJ
Dates: 14-31st October 2023
Tickets: from £7.50 for Pumpkin Picking, £15.99 for Pumpkin Picking and Funfair, £25.99 for the full experience: Pumpkin Picking, Funfair, and Circus
For more Halloween Events, see our Haunted Date ideas in Hertfordshire guide.