Halloween Events in Loch Lomond & Glasgow
Everyone loves a party and there is no better excuse than Halloween. This is the time of year where children don’t get to have all the fun with plenty of adults getting involved by dressing in scary, wild and even risqué costumes to turn heads.
This year there are plenty of event options for those looking to enjoy Halloween in Loch Lomond, while as expected there is also plenty of goings on in Glasgow. Here are some of the local Halloween events that should not be missed.
Lovers of marine life will be able to view it in a whole new way when they visit the Loch Lomond Sealife Centre between October 15th and 31st. The impressive aquatic attraction has been given a spooky overhaul and children are given the chance to take part in a fun pumpkin hunt, a lantern making class and delve into the Yucky Dip to will a spooky prize. Those who have a thirst for knowledge can also take part in the fact finding game as they run around the Sealife Centre and enjoy scary encounters with sharks and eels.
Witchy Walk along the Shores of Loch Lomond
The shores of Loch Lomond are sure to be spooky on November 1st as visitors are invited to take part in a very special Witchy Walk. The fun kicks off at 4.30pm at around sunset and this thrilling walk lasts until 6.30pm. There are sure to be plenty of spooky encounters along the way as local guide Mandy the Mad presents some of the lesser known and more thrilling history of the area. This walk is ideal for the whole family and dressing up is encouraged. The evening will also include a short dramatic presentation that is sure to be extremely memorable. The event is ticketed and tickets are available through ITISON only. Tickets are selling fast so don’t miss out!
Halloween Party at Cameron House
Children of all ages are invited to a special Halloween party in the Corbette Suite within the hotel’s Leisure Club on Friday October 28th. The fun kicks off at 6.30pm and there will be a mummy wrap competition and pass the brains to keep the boys and girls entertained. A selection of nibbles will also be provided that are sure to tempt hungry spooks.
The party costs £10 per child and Cameron House Leisure Club members receive a discount. To book your child’s place contact Lorna from the hotel childcare team on 01389 722 507.
Halloween Fright Night
People who really want to let their hair down and have a little fun on October 28th should make sure that they head to the Glasgow Science Centre from 6pm. All the stops are being pulled out to present visitors with a fully interactive event that they will never forget, such as the Monster Science Show. Visitors will want to dress to impress so that they can take their turn on the costume catwalk, while people of all ages will be given the chance to learn how to make the perfect witch’s brew in the potion class and get really messy in the Goo Zone.
Glasgow Horror Festival
Blackfriars Bar is set to be one of the spookiest places to be in the whole of Glasgow on the 29th of October. This weird and wild event kicks off at 1pm and runs all the way until 1am, just past the witching hour. This is the first event of its kind to be held in Glasgow and there will be plenty of entertainment to enjoy including screenings of spooky indie films, prizes for the best costume and a Q&A session with film industry leaders.