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It may feel like the kids have only just started school again, but the October half-term holidays are already approaching. In Manchester, the half-term break starts on Saturday 21st October and lasts for one week, meaning plenty of time to find activities and events to entertain the kids!
Are you going to be in Manchester for the October half-term? With our spacious Family and Two-bedroom apartments, a stay at CitySuites I and CitySuites II is perfect for all the family. Our apartments have space to live, play and relax, while our 18m swimming pool is open for everyone to use.
When: 28th - 29th October 2023
Where: Manchester City Centre
Come to Halloween in the City in your most terrifying fancy dress outfit, pick a side and venture out in a selection of nightmare-themed games for your team.
Halloween in the City's Team Trick vs. Treat is a fun way to spend the event. Featuring a carefully selected list of competitive games, as well as carnival rides and live performances.
When: 24th October 2023
Where: Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester
In this concert, you'll watch the original Spider-Verse movie in full HD on a giant screen. The twist? The movie is accompanied by a live orchestra, percussion and a scratch DJ! The live music complements the movie well, adding to the atmospheric visuals seen in the original movie.
When: 24th to 29th October 2023
Where: The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays
Light-years away on a far-off planet live Smeds and the Smoos. Take flight into space with an exciting adaptation of one of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's exciting stories.
A tale filled with music, laughs and enchanting adventures, The Smeds and the Smoos are ideal for everyone 3 and up.
When: 28th to 29th October 2023
Where: St. Ann's Square, Manchester
Look out for the terrifying carnival of monsters! Coming to Manchester this October half term. Run for the hills as the homage of creatures takes over Manchester's St Ann's Square, a family-friendly show with circus performers, sideshow stalls, hula-hooping workshops and a hall of mirrors.
When: 1st to 30th October 2023
Where: Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester
Take a gander through Luna's Legendary Creature Trail this half term and encounter amazing species throughout your journey. Discover five breathtaking rainforest species and dazzling trails, and claim your Halloween treat!
When: 27th October 2023
Where: East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bury
The Wizarding Adventure is a magical, interactive experience for ages 5 to 12. Enrol in a world of wonder, and learn everything you need to become a powerful wizard - from potion practice to broomstick flying!
When: 21st to 29th October 2023
Where: Tatton Park, Cheshire
Drop down to Tatton Park's Pumpkin Patch and search for the pumpkin for your home this half term and Halloween. Choose your pumpkin, share your pictures, and dress like Halloween will never end.
There are plenty of pumpkins for visitors to pick, so don't miss out on one of the most season-heavy events at Tatton Park!
When: 20th to 21st October 2023
Where: The Trafford Centre, Trafford
Experience the magical world of mermaids at Sea Life's After hours with the Mermaids. Explore the aquarium in intimate evening sessions where you can marvel at the real-life mermaids manoeuvering around the bodies of water at Sea Life.
Witness the mermaids interact with sea turtles Cammy & Ernie in our ocean tank for moments filled with magic. Catch their eye, and you may even get a rare greeting!
Book your family break at CitySuites here!