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5 adult-only Halloween events in Newcastle

Tricks, treats and fancy dress isn’t just for little ones…

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 14.10.2022

Oktoberfest – Halloween Special

Friday 28th – Saturday 29th October

Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne

A 1,200-capacity Bavarian beer hall. Copious amounts of bratwurst. Authentic German beer served in steins. Lederhosen, dirndls and live ‘oompah’ music courtesy of New York Brass Band. Need we say more? Oh yeah, come nightfall there’s a Festival of Fright – a monster party with fire breathers, stilt walkers, angle grinders and confetti clouds.

Paint and Sip Halloween Party

7pm, Friday 28th October

Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Unleash your creativity while sipping a range of liquid libations this Halloween as ghosts, witches and all manner of other horrifying creatures become to subject of the masterpieces at this latest installation of Paint and Sip. With a free raffle, scary daquiri shots, one-on-one painting tips and some spooky tunes to bop along to, this promises to be a night to dismember… sorry, remember.

Halloween Discoland

10pm, 30th October

Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Looking for one of the scariest Halloween parties in Newcastle? On All Hallows’ Eve eve, Riverside Newcastle will be celebrating the witching hour(s) with this epic spooky disco bash. Don your best fancy-dress outfit and shimmy for one helluva shindig, with interactive scare acts, professional FX makeup artists, immersive décor and plenty of boozy potions to imbibe.

Psycho Path presents Fear Ground and Family Fright Fest

Until 31st October 

Lintz Hall Farm, Burnopfield 

The Halloween horror sensation awakens for another year of terrifying thrills … And spoiler alert – Psycho Path is only for the very brave. With scares fit for a slasher film, the North East’s largest scream park counts a freaky fairground and a haunted pirate ship among its attractions this year.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Film Screening and DJs

8pm, 31st October 

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne 

Let’s do the Time Warp again! You all know the drill by now – fancy dress and singalong is compulsory, (and any Sweet Transvestites in the crowd will always get bonus points).


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