13 Halloween Activities and Events suitable for Babies & Toddlers in and around North Leeds
Published October 2019.
If you’d like your baby or toddler to be able to join in the Halloween fun this year, then these one-off events and activities across the city should be perfect for you. Please note most will require booking and will be popular, so early booking is advised.
1. Kirkstall Abbey Scarecrow Trail, 29th October – 3rd November
The Abbey will be hosting a ‘not so scary’ scarecrow trail around the abbey ruins and playing a game of spooky hide and seek with the little ones. Suitable for toddlers and babies in carriers. The Tuesday under 5’s session will also have had a spooky makeover!
No booking required. Pick up a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre, open 10am-3.30pm. (Please note the Abbey is closed on Mondays).
Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre. Tel: 0113 3784079
2. Rainbow Factory Monster Mash, 28th & 29th October
Grab your costumes and join the monsters for spooky crafts, gross games and a monster ball at The Rainbow Factory. Children can enjoy Halloween inspired exploration stations including Monster Mask Making, Monster Wreaths, Salt Dough Monsters, Moster Disco and games! PLUS Monster Tea Party food is included in the price!
Suitable for 2+ years. Sessions at 10am, 12pm & 2pm. Booking advised.
Springfield Commercial Centre, Bagley Lane, Farsley. Tel: 0113 257 5750
3. Baby’s First Halloween Party at The Little Gym Leeds – 24th October
Have some Serious Halloween Fun at your baby’s first Halloween Party! For children aged 4-12 months, you’ll get a taste of what happens in regular classes and plus a fun safe environment for babies to explore and experience The Little Gym. Refreshments provided for parents and babies – go and join the fun! Members and Non Members welcome. Tickets: £5. Suitable for babies.
The Little Gym, Moor Allerton Centre.Tel: 0113 3359915
4. Halloween Themed Messy Play Baby Halloween Party & Toddler Party at Eddie Catz, 29th & 31st October & 1st November
Baby Party (29th October & 1st November) – There will be a variety of areas to explore including a sandpit, pasta, jelly, foam and much more. Suitable for children 4 months – 4 years.
Toddler Party (31st October) – Enjoy spookishly spectacular (but not too scary!) fun with Halloween themed games and activities and glitter tattoos. Suitable for ages 3- 8 years.
Crown Point Retail Park. Tel: 0113 244 0555
5. Moo Music Halloween Specials, 31st October
Halloween Story Moo – Room on the Broom, 9.30-10.30am – The Incredible ‘Room on the Broom’ book by ‘Julia Donaldson’ will be brought to life using our awesome MOOsic, sensory props and instruments.
Halloween Special, 10.45-11.45am – This event is set to be spooktacular. It’s got, dancing, lights, props and more. It will be a spooky hour of Halloween friendly fun. (Suitable for 2-5 years )
Baby Moo Halloween Special, 12-1pm – This event is perfect for your little ones first Halloween. We’ll even have time to make a little keep sake ghost picture! (Suitable for newborns to pre crawlers)
Booking required. (Sold Out)
Arthington Village Hall, Bramhope. Tel: 07932 501904
6. Shake, Rattle & Boogie Halloween Special- 28th,29th,30th October & 1st November
Enjoy some ‘spooky’ dancing at Shake Rattle & Boogie Half Term Halloween Special sessions! A dance and music class for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers with a spooky twist! Watch the story of ‘Room on a Broom’ come to life through singing, dancing, music & laughter! The fun and interactive workshops are £6 per child and siblings are welcome to join in the haunted adventure!
Halloween Boogie sessions are running in Calverley (28th), Adel (29th), Horsforth (30th) & Holt Park (1st November), visit the Shake, Rattle & Boogie Facebook Page for more details.
Booking required. (Limited availability)
Tel: 07984 158281
7. ARTventurers Halloween Party at the ACA Alwoodley, 29th October
Spooktacular Halloween party for children aged 6 months to 7 years. Children will be exploring all things fang-tastic in the unique ARTventurers way, plenty of paint, glitter and mess! Fancy dress encouraged
ACA Alwoodley, The Avenue, LS17 7NZ. Tel: 07810 497977
8. Blooming Babies Halloween Party, 28th October
Halloween fun including baby massage for babies aged 6 weeks to crawling. Babies will enjoy a lovely Halloween themed baby massage including Halloween songs, lights and props.
Opportunity to meet & chat with other mummies/daddies whilst enjoying a lovely potion drink & spooky cakes!
Luminosa Photography will also be offering a Halloween themed photo shoot.
Nuffield Harrogate. Tel: 075800 04021
9. Small Wonders Sessions for Under 5s at Harewood House, 25th & 26th October
With a different theme every month, enjoy the outdoors and the amazing Harewood House Estate at the monthly small wonders sessions for under 5s. In October have fun making potions whilst discovering the world of nature.
Suitable for under 5’s. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Harewood House Estate. Tel: 0113 218 1010
10. Boomchikkaboom Halloween Events
Throughout October Boomchikkaboom will be hosting a range of spooky themed events aimed at children aged 0-5 years. Sessions include Baby Raves, Messy Play, Party Games, Monsters Ball Family Rave and lots more. Find the full roundup here.
11. Dancing Tots Halloween Specials, 25th, 26th, 28th October
Spooky themed lively, exciting, toddler dance and creative movement classes for children from 18 months – 5 years.