Brighton has always been a city with a broad selection of activities during Halloween, and this year is no exception. Whether you want something child-friendly or just want to party, Brighton has it. Take a look at some of the upcoming events here:

Fright Festival UK

When? – 28th of October,
12:00 pm – 01:00 am
Brighton Racecourse
Age? – +18
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On the last Saturday of October the Brighton Racecourse will be hosting what has been called the UK’s biggest Halloween event with more than 5000 people attending. The Fright Festival UK is a music festival with an impressive lineup featuring some of the biggest artists and DJ’s, and this year they have expanded with increased capacity, upgraded sound & production, upgraded VIP and much more. If you’re looking for a Halloween party, this is the place to be.

Bitches & Witches

When? – 27th of October, 20:00 pm – 02:30 am
Where? – Komedia Studio (44 – 47 Gardner Street, Brighton, BN1 1UN)
Age? – +18
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Halloween themed party with “zombie music, funky beats, Halloween cocktails and goolish treats”. The event is LGBT, but everybody is welcome to come and play.

Happily Ever After Creative Wedding Fair

When? –
28th of October, 10:30 am – 03:00 pm
Where? – The Shoreham Centre, Sussex
Age? – Everybody is welcome
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If you and your significant other like handmade and creative products and could use some unique creations for the living room or somewhere else, this is the place for you to be. At this creative wedding fair presented by The Fairy Tale Fair there will be 40 unique and carefully chosen stalls with all sorts of different beautiful creations, craft shops to take part in and even live performers throughout the day. We believe them when they say, that it is going to be a truly magical day.

Dracula – The Bloody Truth

When? – 24th  – 28th of October, shows at various times
Where? – The Old Market, Brighton in Hove
Age? – +8
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“Take a journey across Europe from the dark and sinister Transylvanian mountains to the awkwardly charming seaside town of Whitby whilst the frantic Van Helsing and his three amateur actors try to stage a life-changing, factual theatrical production of the events of Dracula.” This brand new comedy theatre show takes you through a hilarious version of the events of the famous vampire Dracula. Perfect if you have kids around the age of 8-12, as they will definitely find the show incredibly amusing.

Harry Potter Halloween Pub Crawl

When? –
28th of October, 19:00 pm – 02:00 am
Where? – Various locations in Brighton
Age? – +18
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This event has previously had success in the North and is now coming down here to the South Coast. There is really not much to say – it pretty much explains itself; Dress up as your favourite Harry Potter character and make your way around some of the best pubs in town.