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Until Nov 3 - PrimEvil returns to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

The park invites guests to be chased by cannibal clowns down the Circus of Terror and its never-ending corridors, avoid being hunted by The Hillbilly family in the Forest of Fear and sleep tight at the Mayhem Manor Hotel. Details

Oct 18-26 - Norwich Science Festival at the Forum

Nine days of inspirational exhibitions, sensational shows and an abundance of hands-on science activities for all ages and all levels of knowledge. Details

Oct 18-27 - Halloween Hoot at Hirsty's Family Fun Park

At the Halloween Hoot come and have a day picking a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, wheel it back to the carving tent and start creating your own masterpiece - then try out other craft activities before playing in the funpark. Details

Oct 19-27 - SPOOKY ZOO! at Banham Zoo

This half-term there’s something spoo-ooky going on at Banham Zoo… there’ll be spine-tingling stories as well as frightful face painting. You can even try your hand at carving pumpkins… and lots of additional Halloween-themed crafts for all to enjoy. Details

Oct 19-27 - Spooky Express at Bure Valley Railway

Join the mascot bear for a week of spooky fun! Free travel for every child when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult (max 2 children per adult). Details

Oct 19-31 - The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade at  BeWILDerwood

BeWILDerwood’s most famous event is back, bigger and better than ever before! As dusk falls, BeWILDerwood will glow in a magical light extravaganza. See the woods in a fantastical new light as all the inhabitants come out celebrate our Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade! Details

Oct 19-Nov 3 - Fang-tastic Family Fun at Trick or Tweet at Pensthorpe Natural Park

As the witching hour approaches, join Pensthorpe Natural Park's Trick or Tweet which will allow families to discover the grim and gruesome side of nature and celebrate the magic of autumn outdoors. Details

Oct 19-27 - Halloween Days at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

Dippy and his fiendish friends have decorated the Park and laid on games, activities and entertainment for everyone with some special spooky surprises! Details

Oct 19-27 - Spooky Fun at Pumpkin Festival, Wroxham Barns

There's lots of Halloween fun to be had for gory ghosties and wicked witches so come dressed to impress in your scariest costume and get into the spirit. Details

Oct 19-Nov 3 - Halloween Spooktacular 2019 at The Hippodrome Circus

A whole new adventure has been written by comedy partnership and Hippodrome favourites Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. Details

Oct 23 - Pleasure Beach Halloween Fireworks

The Pleasure Beach will be opening at 11.00am that day and will close at 7.30pm so why not make it a family fun day. Details

Oct 24-27 - Halloween Horrors at Holkham

There have been strange and mysterious goings-on in the house, and the team think it might be witchcraft! Suspicious staff and pointing fingers… can you help them gather the clues to uncover the mystery of who the witch is and what wicked spell she has cast? Details

Oct 26-27 - The Real Halloween at West Acre

The Fairyland Trust’s popular autumn family event full of nature and magic, The Real Halloween, returns to the enchanting woodland site of Bradmoor Woods, West Acre. Details

Oct 31 - Fairhaven Halloween

Explore the wicked woodland for a spooktacular Halloween party! Dare you take a walk in the woods at night and live to tell the tale? Details

October - Norfolk Walking & Cycling Festival 2019

Back for its 5th year, this popular festival in October will focus on Coastal Treasure. Details

Festival events

Nov 6-Dec 23 - Thursford Christmas Spectacular

The festive extravaganza of music, variety, dance and comedy is the largest Christmas show outside London. Ticket prizes have been frozen for 2019 and can be purchased here.

Nov 29-Dec 1 - Art Fair East at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich

With around 1,000 artworks on display, a range of contemporary art will be exhibited including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video art, installation, performance and original limited-edition prints. Details

Nov 29-Dec 1- Deepdale Christmas Market

There can’t be a better reason to visit the North Norfolk Coast in the Winter, when over 120 local artisans and producers gather for one of East Anglia’s best seasonal markets. Details

Nov 30-Jan 5 - The Snowman and The Snowdog BRICKLIVE at Banham Zoo

The Snowman and The Snowdog fans will be able to meet their favourite characters this Christmas as Banham Zoo hosts a magical new tour, The Snowman™ and The Snowdog brick trail, presented and built by BRICKLIVE. Details

Dec 7-Jan 5 - Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show at The Hippodrome, Gt Yarmouth

This new Norfolk tradition combines the best in International Circus Artistes, the unique water spectacle with Aerialists, Synchronised Swimmers, Giant Fountains and the magic of Christmas with comedian Ben Langley and sensational acrobats with over 50 performers. Details

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Whooper swans, Welney

Enjoy the Winter Wildlife Safari of migrating birds, England's largest seal colony, as well as the Festival of Swans at Welney


King's Lynn Lumiere

It's half-term - all the attractions are open again and King's Lynn Lumiere lights up the town


Feeding the lambs at Wroxham Barns
Longer days, Easter holidays - come and feed the lambs, experience Museums Week or find a beach of your own


Amazona soft ball fun

You'd be a fool not to visit with Cromer crabs back in season. And don't worry about April showers - most of our attractions have inside facilities


Norfolk & Norwich Festival outside The Forum

Events to enjoy include the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Broads Outdoor Festival and Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival


Al fresco in Tombland

The longest days let you stay on the beach all day and eat al fresco in the evening. Oh, it's the Royal Norfolk Show too!


Great Yarmouth seafront fireworks
Festivals at King's Lynn and Holt, coastal carnivals, fireworks at Great Yarmouth and the Sandringham Flower Show


Blickling Proms
There's outdoor events across the county, including theatre and film, family fun and shows at seaside resorts and over 90 miles of coast to explore


Out There, Great Yarmouth
Don't miss the Out There and Maritime Festivals at Great Yarmouth, 1940s weekend at Sheringham and the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham


Halloween at Holkham
It's Autumn half-term, there's Halloween events, a Beer Festival in Norwich's Halls, and the migrating birds are returning


Jarrolds department store, Norwich
Christmas is coming... there's great shopping in the market towns and in Norwich, the Cromer Pier Christmas show is on, and remember, remember the 5th of November


Norwich Castle
There are pantomimes and festive shows, Christmas lights abound, or you could just enjoy the migrating birds and largest seal colony in England