October Half Term

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Trick or treat? Why not treat the whole family to a Butlin’s October Half Term Break? Summer is just a memory and Christmas is a long way away, but there’s plenty of magical fun to bridge the gap at our resorts.We’ve got activities and shows to keep everyone happy, and splash your autumn blues away at subtropical Splash Waterworld. We love Halloween, so we make it spooky and fun, with pumpkin carving, fancy dress and fireworks to light up the sky. Don’t forget your broomstick...
Breaks from Friday 18 October - Friday 1 November 2019

October Half Term

October Half Term

Butlin's is the perfect place for a getaway with the whole family, so come and enjoy a spooktacular break of fun and games this October.

Most of our October Half Term and Halloween activities will take place indoors because as you know, rain never stops play! So gather the whole family, head to Butlin's and get stuck into some ghoulish goings on from Pumpkin Carving, to our Trick or Treat Trail, to fangtastic live shows!

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**Fireworks will be lit on the Saturday night of the 28th October break. If the weather takes a turn for the worse and we cannot do the display on the Saturday night then we will plan for the Sunday night.

Pumpkin Carving
Pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin paddock and get creative carving your own fang-tastic pumpkin masterpiece! Extra charge of £8pp. Bookable.
The Frightfully Fun Halloween Show
Join Billy, Bonnie and other characters in the Skyline Pavilion as they turn night time into fright time in this two-part frightfully fun family-friendly Halloween show.
Little Monsters Ball
The Little Monsters Fancy Dress Ball is a musical experience where your little ones can sing along and dance with the Redcoats in their spookiest costumes!
Trick or Treat Trail
Set off with a Trick or Treat Trail card to find, locate the critters and solve the spooky clues before claiming a Halloween treat!
Halloween Arts & Crafts 5-8 Years
Let the children get busy creating their very own Halloween goodies in our spook-tacular Arts & Crafts sessions especially for 5-8 year olds. Bookable.
Halloween Arts & Crafts 9-12 Years
It's time to get spooky and crafty in our Halloween Arts & Crafts sessions for 9-12 year olds. All materials supplied. Bookable.
Fireworks
Get cosy with the whole family and prepare to ohh and ahh at our wonderful fireworks display.
Creepy Crawlers
Time to get up close and personal with some exotic creatures this Halloween.
Late Night Fairground
Enjoy all the delights of our fang-tastic Traditional Fairground at night!
Eerily Silent Cinema
Witness the Skyline Pavilion transform into a real cinema experience with a big screen, then settle down with the whole family and enjoy the movie.
Our Splash Waterworld is open later for extra fun, including the fast flumes, bubble pools and lazy river.
Enjoy a spook-tacular Halloween at Butlin's this October Half Term with your family. Our sample guide gives you a taste of what ghoulish things you can expect on your break!
Join us from Monday to Friday on our 4 night October Half Term breaks. See our sample guide for what fang-tastic entertainment and activities are in store for you and your family!
Entertainment

Entertainment

October Half Term wouldn't be October Half Term without some Halloween fun. So put your best fancy dress on and scariest face paint, and join us for some spooktacular goings on! From Halloween-themed live shows and activities such as pumpkin carving, to fantastic character shows, our October breaks are sure to put a smile on your little ones face.

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New for 2019 We’re going to be welcoming an impeccably polite and often sticky bear to Butlin’s on all family breaks. Come and see Paddington as he embarks on an adventure during his trip to the seaside.
New for 2019 Butlin's have spun together an enchanting new pantomime, from the much loved classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. Magically awaken all your dreams in this must see spectacle for all the family.
Titan the Robot
New for 2019 Meet Titan, the famous performing robot. Titan’s unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music will have you seriously entertained.
Returning to Butlin's for 2019, join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in the ‘Teletubbies Big Play Dates' show.
You can catch a few of the most famous characters Mr Tickle, Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Bump live on all three Butlin’s resorts.
You can join Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head in our Reds venue as they present “All Eyes On You”, a story of finding your own true talent.
Join us on our animal show where the stars are a little “wilder” than normal. This live interactive animal show is packed full of fun, laughter, incredible facts and not forgetting some amazing animals.
Join our very own gang of colourful characters for some mischievous adventures live on stage! See them in Carnival Crazy, Dance with Us, Orb of Ra and Bubbles.
See Butlin's loveable bears Billy & Bonnie in their popular morning Wake Up And Go workout and evening Storytime.
Situated in our very own Castle Courtyard, Puppet Castle has been providing quality entertainment for all the family for over ten years.
Scream with laughter at the antics of international circus acts, clowns, comedians and dancers at this riot of a circus show. Presented by TV’s Clive Webb and Danny Adams, this is laugh-out-loud entertainment!
Salute is a live show that celebrates the music of Little Mix, the winners of The X Factor 2011. A great show for all the family, enjoy our professional singers and dancers performing some of the group's greatest hits.
Rocket Man
For 50 years Elton John has been entertaining the world with his amazing catalogue of music. Charting his success, you'll hear some of the global superstar's biggest hits in this new musical show.
New Generation Wrestling is the jaw dropping home of televised British wrestling action. The incredible stars of NGW are seen weekly on TV in over 34 countries and now they are body slamming their way straight into Butlin’s!
Sports & Activities

Sports & Activities

With so much going on this October Half Term you're sure never to be bored! There's no need to worry about the unpredictable weather either because we have got it covered with lots of our activities taking place in the Skyline Pavilion.

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Step on, lean forward and off you go with these latest self balancing high-tech vehicles. Suitable for 8 years plus. £8pp, bookable.
Every resort has a Traditional Fairground for you and the family to enjoy. Why not ride the carousel or fly high in the sky on our chair-o-plane? There will also be a late night fairground to explore on your break.
Rain never stops play at Butlins and this indoor soft play area is the perfect place for your under 5's to run off some energy.
Circus School 9-12 years
It's time to join the Circus! Especially for those aged 9-12, Circus School will see your children learning devil sticks, poi and more! Bookable on resort.
Circus Skills 5-8 years
Join the Skyline Gang circus workshop where you can learn and play parachute games, plate spinning and lots more! Designed for children aged 5-8. Bookable on resort.
Try something new this Half Term and learn Archery with our Archery GB accredited instructors. It's something the whole family can enjoy together, come rain or shine! Extra charge of £8pp. Bookable.
Mini jousters will love this safe, supervised fencing skills session. Bookable.
Ready. Aim. Fire. Learn the art of air rifle shooting with our qualified coaches and shoot your way to the highest score possible. Extra charge of £8pp. Bookable.
Drum Workshop 9-12 years
Designed for ages 9-12 years, this interactive drum workshop will have your children using some funky junk and clever sounds to create some popular songs! Bookable on resort.
Let our friendly FA-qualified coaches help your budding soccer stars improve their skills using modern coaching methods.