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Halloween Events for Adults in the West Midlands

It's that spooky time of the year again, and the West Midlands has some of the best Halloween events for adults. Whether you're a fan of haunted houses or ghost tours, or just looking to dress up in your scariest outfit and party until dawn, I've got you covered. Many popular attractions in the area will also be getting into the Halloween spirit and are offering unique experiences for visitors.

Join me as we explore the spookiest things to do this Halloween in Birmingham and beyond. From ghost hunts to scare mazes, there's something for everyone who wants to have a spooktacular time in the West Midlands.

If, instead, you would like to go pumpkin picking this October, check out my ultimate guide here. You can see an extensive list of over 50 pumpkin patches in the Midlands. I've researched all of them so you don't have to! Or, if you'd like to see family-friendly Halloween events across the Midlands, click here.

Halloween Events West Midlands: Popular Attractions

Discover an array of Halloween events catered to adults in the West Midlands. From scare mazes to haunted castles, there's something for every thrill-seeker. Immerse yourself in the spooky ambience of Alton Towers Resort and Warwick Castle. Experience the history and eerie atmosphere of the Black Country Living Museum. Dance the night away at The Monster Ball Halloween Party at West Midland Safari Park.

Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort

West Midlands Halloween - Alton Towers Scarefest

Alton Towers' award-winning Scarefest returns for 2023! Open until 9pm each day, you can face the theme park's hair-raising rides and attractions in darkness. Imagine riding Wicker Man and The Smiler in the dark! In addition to taking on the rides, prepare to be scared in the scare attractions and come face to face with the horrifying creatures that beckon within.

Throughout Scarefest season there will be plenty of activities for selected ages to take part in, making sure no one is left in the dark during this spooky event. For family-friendly frights, join the five super-freaky Halloween characters in their multi-coloured playground.

When? 7th, 8th & 13th - 31st October 2023.

Where? Farley Lane, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB.

How much? Scarefest day passes are £39pp (under 3s go free). Scarefest usually sells out really quickly so make sure to book tickets at your earliest convenience if you'd like to visit.

Castle After Dark at Warwick Castle

Halloween events in the Midlands - Warwick Castle The Haunted Castle

Those brave enough can prepare for an evening of spooky shenanigans, from frightful entertainment from the thrilling performers to the three scare attractions. Why not follow the footsteps of ghosts in the castle and its grounds?

When and how much? From £21.50 per person. Only on 21st, 27th - 29th & 31st October from 6pm.

Where? Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, UK, CV34 6AU.

Dungeons After Dark at Warwick Castle

Enjoy a trip through the Castle Dungeon experience then dine with Warwick Castle's most gruesome residents for a Friday 13th special. With scarily good entertainment and a sumptuous banquet, this really is an evening to die for.

When and how much? 13th October 2023. £99 per person.

Where? Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, UK, CV34 6AU.

Black Country Living Museum Halloween Nights

Halloween events near Stourbridge - BCLM Halloween Nights
Photo Credit: Black Country Living Museum

Get ready for a spooktacular night at the Black Country Living Museum! At the museum's Halloween Nights after-dark event, you can enjoy plenty of treats as you trick or treats around the historic houses and shops, encounter creepy crawlies, and see chilling characters and street performances. You can hear spooky stories from the past as you're guided around the dark tunnels of the underground mine.

Why not dress up in your best Halloween costume for their costume competition and parade? There are prizes for the best-dressed visitors (adults included)!

It's also a great time to check out the museum's brand new 1940s-60s high street.

When? Saturday 28th October 2023 - Tuesday 31st October 2023 from 6.30pm.

How much? £20 per adult, £14 per child ticket (3-15 years).

Where? Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Rd, Dudley, DY1 4SQ.

West Midland Safari Park: The Monster Ball Halloween Party

West Midland Safari Park is hosting a special event, The Monster Ball Halloween Party, for those over 18s. The party sounds like wickedly good fun with live entertainment “Sideshow of Screams”, hauntingly good tunes, and a prize for best dressed!

When? Saturday 28th October 2023, 7:30pm-midnight.

How much? Standard Ticket £15pp. Group Ticket – £12.00 pp (Groups of 10+).

Where? Spring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 1LF.

Halloween events West Midlands - West Midland Safari Park: The Monster Ball Halloween Party

Hatton Country World Pumpkin Hollow

halloween events west midlands - Pumpkin Hollow Hatton Country World
Photo Credit: Hatton Country World

On Saturdays throughout October from 6pm-10pm, Hatton Country World is hosting a brand-new event, Pumpkin Hollow. You can pick pumpkins under the glow of the moon, walk through the creepy cabins, maybe you'll get a bit spooked! Then why don't you treat yourself to a cocktail or beer in the bar, or some street food, and enjoy the spookily good live music?

When? Saturdays throughout October from 6pm-10pm.

How much? The price online is currently £5pp.

Where? Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick, CV35 8XA.

Halloween Ghost Tours and Haunted Nights this October

Explore the eerie side of the West Midlands this October with Halloween ghost tours, delving into the paranormal past of iconic sites like Steelhouse Lane and Dudley Castle. Brace yourself for a thrilling evening filled with spine-chilling encounters and hair-raising scares.

Experience the eerie atmosphere of Birmingham's haunted former police station and prison, Steelhouse Lane. Join a paranormal investigation, use NLP terms to communicate with spirits, and take part in vigils, seances and paranormal experiments. Be part of a real-life ghost hunt, test your bravery, and learn about the dark history surrounding this haunted location.

When? 30th and 31st October, 8pm-midnight.

How much? £55pp.

Where? The Lock Up, West Midlands Police Museum, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NW.

Steelhouse Lane  Halloween Ghost Hunt - Birmingham, West Midlands
Photo Credit: Haunted Happenings

Dudley Castle Ghost Hunt with Haunted Happenings

Explore the haunted grounds of Dudley Castle in the heart of the Black Country. Immerse yourself in the supernatural as you navigate around the castle and witness paranormal activities. Discover the secrets and legends that surround this historic castle, and capture your own paranormal evidence to share with others.

When? 31st October, 9pm-1am.

How much? £55pp.

Where? The Broadway, Dudley West Midlands DY1 4QD.

Halloween events near Stourbridge - Dudley Castle Ghost Hunt
Photo Credit: Haunted Happenings

Bishton Hall Ghost Hunt

Dare to explore Bishton Hall's spine-chilling ghost hunt with the team from Haunted Rooms, where you'll uncover the mysteries and haunted tales of this historic manor. Engage with paranormal investigators to learn about their techniques and experience the thrill of communicating with spirits in this haunted setting.

When? 6th October, 8pm–2am.

How much? £59pp.

Where? Bishton Hall, Bellamour Lane, Staffordshire, ST17 0XN.

Graisley Old Hall Ghost Hunt with Haunted Happenings

Join Haunted Happenings for an eerie evening at Graisley Old Hall (also known as the House that Cries), a haunted location in Wolverhampton. Experience supernatural encounters, witness unexplained phenomena, and interact with the spirits that roam this historic hall. Immerse yourself in the rich history and legends associated with this chilling paranormal adventure.

When? 31st October, 9pm–1am.

How much? £59pp.

Where? Carlton Road, Penn Fields, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 0LP.

Halloween Scare Attractions in the West Midlands

Experience heart-pounding scares at Halloween scare attractions in the West Midlands. Navigate through scare mazes, and encounter live actors, gruesome scenes, and horrifying creatures. Immerse yourself in a world of fear, terror, and unforgettable memories. Face your deepest fears this October!

The Scarehouse: Walsall Scare Maze

Enter The Scarehouse (Walsall Scare Maze) for a thrilling scare maze experience. Navigate through dark corridors, encountering special effects and terrifying creatures along the way. Get lost in the labyrinth of horror as you try to find your way out. New for 2023, why not add on the Enola attraction to the Walsall Scare Maze that promises even more frights!?

When and how much? Selected dates in October. Prices vary depending on the date you visit, please see the website for more details.

Where? Walsall Scare Maze, 41 Birchills Street, Walsall WS2 8NG.

Scare attractions Birmingham UK - Walsall Scare Maze - The Scarehouse -

Stourbridge Scare Maze

Experience a night of frights at the Stourbridge Scare Maze in the West Midlands. Navigate through distorted mirrors, sinister games, and unsettling performances, encountering a flood of nightmarish creatures and malevolent entities.

When and how much? Selected dates in October. £18.50pp. Please see the attraction's website for more details.

Where? 8 - 10 Crown Lane, Lower High Street, Stourbridge DY8 1YA.

Scare attractions Birmingham UK - Halloween events near Stourbridge

Kinver Scare Maze (Courtyard Escapes)

Prepare for a heart-stopping experience as you enter the Kinver Scare Maze. Feel the adrenaline rush as you navigate through this terrifying attraction in Warwickshire. Encounter actors who will stop at nothing to give you the fright of your life. Immerse yourself in the chilling atmosphere and try to keep your wits about you.

When and how much? 28th and 29th October 2023. From £16pp. See the attraction's website for more details.

Where? Kinver Edge Farm Shop & Cafe, Sandy Lane, Kinver DY7 6HU.

Halloween Scaremaze: Luna Springs (Scary Maze Birmingham)

Experience the brand-new for this year, Halloween scare maze at Luna Springs - Digbeth’s first-ever indoor immersive horror experience. Confront the horrors that await you in this nuclear plant meltdown and experience a horror maze like no other. Luna Springs brings the fear to life this October in the heart of Birmingham.

In addition to the scare maze, there will also be a DJ, fun fair, and street food available.

When and how much? Selected dates in October. Tickets from £14pp. Please see the attraction's website for more details.

Where? 8 - 10 Crown Lane, Lower High Street, Stourbridge DY8 1YA.

Scary Maze Birmingham - Luna Springs Scare Attraction


Whether you're a thrill-seeker or a history buff, the West Midlands has something exciting in store for you this Halloween season. From spine-chilling ghost hunts to terrifying scare attractions, there's no shortage of adult-friendly events to get your heart racing. Explore the dark and haunted halls of Warwick Castle or brave some of the UK's best scare attractions.

For a more historical twist, visit the Black Country Living Museum or take part in a ghost hunt at Dudley Castle. This Halloween, embrace your inner adventurer and indulge in the frightful delights that the West Midlands has to offer. Get ready for a hair-raising experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories.


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