October Half Term 2017


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 20 - Monday 30 October 2017



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From Friday 20 - Monday 30 October 2017

Also new for 2017 our Skegness resort will also be open for a 4 night midweek break from Monday 30 October to Friday 4 November. However, please note that only selected entertainment will be available during this break.

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!

*Please note that only limited entertainment will be available during this break.

**Fireworks will be lit on the Saturday night of your 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 £6pp. Bookable.
Creepy-crawly Challenge
Our intrepid explorer has lost part of his Halloween costume and your help is needed to find it! Join us on a creepy-crawly challenge and get up close with some unusual animals.
Late Night Fairground
Enjoy all the delights of our fang-tastic Traditional Fairground at night! Bognor Regis & Minehead, Sun & Weds 7-9pm | Skegness, Sun & Thurs 7-9pm.
Get cosy with the whole family and prepare to ohh and ahh at our wonderful fireworks display. Only at Bognor Regis & Skegness on the break commencing 27th Oct**
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!
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.
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.
Howl-O-Ween 80s Party
Get set for the ultimate Halloween party with an 80s twist, and throw some shapes to the likes of Thriller, Ghostbusters and Ghost Town!
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 Monsters Inc.
Our Splash Waterworld is open later for extra fun, including the fast flumes, bubble pools and lazy river. Bognor Regis, Sat & Thurs 6-8pm | Minehead, Sat & Tues, 7-9pm | Skegness, Sat & Weds 7-9pm.
Take advantage of our fantastic value for money offer, First Child Eats Free on selected October Half Term Breaks.
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!


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 2017 Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a brand new live mini show ‘Teletubbies’ Big Party. Discover more here.
New for 2017 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.
New for 2017 For the first time ever, join Danger Mouse and his trusty sidekick Penfold, as they perform live on stage at Butlin’s!
Join us on an incredible adventure following Dick Whittington and his faithful cat Tommy to find out if they'll ever get the fortune they set out to seek...
New for 2017 See this 1950s rock'n'roll vocal group on rollerskates, made up of boys who have appeared in Andrew Lloyd Webbers smash hit musical Starlight Express.
New for 2017 Head to our Science Zone and join some of the biggest names in science including the National Space Centre and Brainiac for some great experiments!
Butlin's lovable bears Billy & Bonnie are back with a brand new show The Wizard, plus see them in their Wake Up Workout and Storytime.
Join Bonnie Bear in her bakery as she holds a competition for the best cake decorator. It's the perfect family show full of fun, laughter and lots of mess!
Situated in our very own Castle Courtyard, Puppet Castle has been providing quality entertainment for all the family for over ten years.
Learn about our unique breeding programme that brings dinosaurs back to life in this magical, musical 3D adventure. At Bognor Regis only.
Help Captain Cornelius Comet and his crew return home in this hilarious new interactive 3D show. At Bognor Regis only.
Beat Street
Hitting the street with a boom and a bang! From the bustle of the day to the rhythm of the night, Beat street is brought to life by our cast of singers, dancers, percussionists and musicians.
Soul Town
A Soul and Motown explosion featuring the outstanding vocals of Lloyd Wade. Having performed and toured with the likes of Take That and Ellie Goulding, Lloyd is now thrilled to be joining our ‘Soul Town’ cast.
Freddie In Concert ft. Dave Jerome
All the huge anthems will be there for you to sing along to including ‘We Are The Champions’, ‘We Will Rock You’ and ‘I Want To Break Free'.
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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Magic Workshop
Our brand Magic Workshop for ages 9+ will give your children all the skills they need to get started in the magic world!
Step on, lean forward and off you go with these latest self balancing high-tech vehicles. Suitable for 8 years plus.
From Drum Workshops, Circus Skills and Arts & Crafts to Zorb Football, we've got loads of things to do for all ages.
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.
Our Splash Waterworld is open later for extra fun! With fast flumes, bubble pools, a lazy river and fountains, the Halloween Pool Party is a great way to spend family time together.
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.