What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 27th October – 2nd November 2018


Looking for something to do over the next week with the kids in Aberdeen City & Shire, then why not check out one of these family friendly events?

** Mummy Mimi provides this page for information only and cannot guarantee accuracy. Events are subject to change and/or cancellation. If any doubt, please contact the event organisers for confirmation**

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Rothienorman Preschool Magic Show 

Organiser: Rothienorman Pre-School

Where: Rothienorman Hall, Rothienorman, Aberdeenshire, AB51 8UD 

Date:  Friday 26th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Rothienorman Preschool are hosting a Magic Show and Slime workshop on Friday 26th October 2018. Doors open at 10am for a 10.30am start. Tickets cost £7 per child with a snack included, under 2’s are free, adults a donation including tea, coffee and a fancy piece.  Slime workshop is £1 per child. To book tickets please contact Rothienorman Preschool or Private message. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2210207409198717/

Halloween Special – Themed activity afternoon 

Organiser: Grampian Transport Museum

Where: Grampian Transport Museum, Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire AB33 8AE 

Date:  Friday 26th October 2018
Time:  01:30PM-03:30PM

Description: Round off the school holidays with an afternoon of Halloween themed crafts, quizzes and face painting.

Special guests Punch and Judy will be here with shows at 1.45pm & 2.45pm.

Halloween costumes are optional but encouraged!

All activities are included in the standard museum admission cost.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/301629457090813/

Freaky Friday 

Organiser: The Devenick Dairy

Where: The Tin-Coo Cafe, Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 26th October 2018
Time:  04:00PM-06:00PM

Description: Looking for something to do with the little ones for Halloween?

Why not join us for freaky Friday on the 26th.


Soft play and disco

Milking time Live

Spooky craft stations

Creepy barn walk

Spooky snacks

And a pumpkin to take home

Booking essential

£10 per child or 2 for £18

Children to be accompanied by an adult at all times

Message or call the shop to book your space. Limited availability

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/158749575072434/

BrewDog Halloween Community Party 

Where: BrewDog, Balmacassie Industrial Estate, AB41 8BX Ellon, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Friday 26th October 2018
Time:  05:00PM-08:00PM

Description: Delighted to say that BrewDog are holding another spectacular Halloween Extravaganza this year at our Brewery in Ellon on Friday 26th October! The event will kick off at 5pm and will go on until 8pm

There will be lots to keep the kids (and adults) entertained, including some creepy critters, magic trick and of course the owls will be making there appearance again. We may even have a few other surprises up our sleeve!

There will be a range of beers, Lonewolf Spirits and cocktails to enjoy on the night, along with a range of soft drinks! We will have a range of amazing food on offer, and of cousre sweeties!

This will be open to all, so grab a few friends, witches and ghosts and head on down. There is no tickets required for the event.

Like last year, we will be raising money for The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (UK)

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2348913082022305/

Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 

Organiser: Codonas

Where: Codonas, Beach Boulevard, AB24 5ED Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 26th October 2018
Time:  06:00PM-08:00PM


Bring along the kids in their favourite fancy dress outfits for a party that can’t be missed!


– Demon Disco

– Spooky Halloween Party Games

– Children’s Halloween Buffet

– Join the Halloween Parade

– Soft Play Fun

– Fright Party Bag on Departure

Prizes for best fancy dressed boy and girl!

Only £9.95 per child (Adults free entry – food can be purchased from the menu on the night)

Book now to avoid disappointment!

Call 01224 595910 or email our events team on sales@codonas.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/278219479462938/

October Market

 Organiser: Belmont St Market Aberdeen

Where: Belmont St Market Aberdeen, Belmont Street, Aberdeen AB10 1JH

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  09:00AM-03:00PM

Description: A great selection of local food, crafts and produce

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/498809840542694/

Spooky October Market

 Organiser: Macduff Market

Where: Macduff Harbour, Macduff, Aberdeen

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  09:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Come along for our Halloween market fun

Be loads of amazing stalls

Possibly other surprises as well as charity tables

We look forward to seeing you

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/940450062832912/

Balance Bikers, Crathes Hall, Banchory – Saturdays 

Organiser: Balance Bikers

Where: Crathes Village Hall, Banchory 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  09:30AM-11:00AM

Description: Suitable for all children and abilities between the ages of 18 months old to 5 years old.  As British Cycling coaches we are experts in teaching children to ride.


Developing the riders CONFIDENCE is at the heart of what we do.

Whether you’re new to it all, or riding well already, this is the session for you!

Please let us know if you’d like to borrow a bike and helmet

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/647535515626362/?event_time_id=647535602293020

Coastal Play 

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where: Bettridge Centre, Greystone Pl, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UL 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time: 09:45AM-11:00AM

Description: Coastal Play is a children’s soft play area for children aged toddler to 10 (height restrictions will apply and take precedence over age).

 We provide a huge play area that includes 2 Bouncy Castles, one with slide, Soft Play Pods & Shapes, plus Bouncers, Inflatable Pitch and toddler area. It’s a great space for running around and letting off some steam – especially when the weather outside’s not so nice!

 Coastal Cafe provides a seating area where parents can see children at all times while enjoying a coffee and snack.

 Numbers are limited, so please call us on 01569 731320 to reserve your space.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/243381199647724/

Castle Fraser Wizard School

 Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate

Where: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7LD

 Date:  Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Our wizard school is back after last year’s success! Come along to be taught all the tips and tricks of being a real wizard.

There’ll be 2 sessions daily, each session includes 4 magical classes. In these classes, you’ll have the opportunity to make wands and crafts as well as join an animal workshop by the Critter Keeper and craft potions with TechFest.

Grab your robes and get enrolled at the Castle Fraser Wizard School 2018.


Session 1: 10am-12.30pm

Session 2: 1.30pm-4pm


Class 1: 10am-12.30pm

Class  2: 1.30pm-4pm

Please arrive suited and booted 30 minutes before class starts to get sorted into your house.

This event is aimed at children aged 4-10.

Tickets cost £10 per child and will go on sale on Monday 13 August at 12:00 pm.


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/952002488341513/

The Stoats Creepy Crawl at Castle Fraser 

Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate

Where: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7LD 

Date:  Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Get set for a weekend of family fun with the Stoats Creepy Crawl at Castle Fraser

Put on your bravest face as you follow our spooky trails, solve the puzzles and try out our terrifying tasks including Apple Dooking, Grave Grabbing and the Enormous Neep Heap before you ‘guise’ to claim your prize!

You can arrive (dressing in your spooky outfits!) anytime between 10 and 4 to take part in our creepy trail!


Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October


10 am – 4 pm


Children (3 yrs +) = £5

Adults = Free

Go on sale on the 3rd of September at 12:00!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/234108867218175/

Baby Pumpkin Weekend Party

 Organiser: Baby Sensory Aberdeen South

Where: ACT Aberdeen, King Street, Aberdeen AB10 1  

Date: Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  Sessions at 10:00AM, 11:00AM & 3:00PM

Description:  Come and celebrate babies 1st Halloween!  Nothing scary!  Autumn harvest, singing, signing, lights, bubbles, instruments, photo booth.  Siblings and family members all welcome.  You don’t have to come to our weekly classes to attend.  Dress up welcome but not necessary.  Limited spaces available.  £10 per family.  Click on the link or the book now tab to reserve your space

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/551184495311346/

Turriff Winter Wonderland

 Organiser: Turriff Winter Wonderland

Where: Turriff Winter Wonderland, The Den, Turriff, Aberdeen

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Coffee Morning – Saturday 27th October

10-12noon, St.Andrews Church Hall

Please spread the word

Hope to see you there!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/714995485551605/

Halloween Fair 

Organiser: Marykirk bumps, babies and toddlers

Where: Marykirk Village Hall, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire

Date: Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Marykirk Bumps, Babies and Toddlers present our third Annual Halloween Fair with local crafters, food and drink stalls, fun for kids, sand art, pumpkin competition and fancy dress competition!

Free Entry!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/954551454753387/

Pumpkin Carving

Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate

Where: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7LD

 Date:  Saturday 27th – Sunday 28thOctober 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: A Halloween weekend wouldn’t be complete without Pumpkin Carving!

We have been generously donated pumpkins from Tesco for this years Halloween weekend. Our carving station will be located in the log cabin at the walled garden. Come along and pick a pumpkin and get carving!

Cost: £2 per pumpkin!

Date: 27th & 28th October

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Ages: Anyone!

No need to book just come along on the day.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/374440406464561/

The Stoats Creepy Crawl at Fyvie Castle 

Organiser: Fyvie Castle

Where: Fyvie Castle, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 8JS

 Date:  Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Get set for a weekend of family fun with the Stoats Creepy Crawl taking place at 15 spine-chilling sites throughout Scotland. Put on your bravest face as you follow our spooky trails, solve the puzzles and try out our terrifying tasks including Apple Dooking, Grave Grabbing and the Enormous Neep Heap before you ‘guise’ to claim your prize!

Dates: Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October

Tickets £5 for children (aged 3+).

Starts 10am until 4pm.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/259689581338702/

All About Trees (Preschoolers) 

Organiser: Gardening4Kids (Gardening School)

Where: Ben Reid Garden Centre, Countesswells Road, Aberdeen AB15 7AL 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  11:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Gardening4Kids class for pre-schoolers aged 3-5 years. Theme is All About Trees.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/335999910477663/

Love Rara Not so spooky disco 

Organiser: Love Rara

Where: Whitehorse Inn, 23 Old Road Balmedie, ab23 8Xr Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Love Rara’s Not so spooky Disco is a fun event for all ages with games, dancing and entertainment all included it really is a fun day out for all the family.

Facepainting £2 and glitter tattoos £2 are available, We also have stalls at this event in which you can purchase lots of different items.

We have two events

11am-1pm and


Our Not so spooky disco is a great way to spend your halloween with the family and you will get to met some of our characters there will be a competition for the best dressed. We can’t wait to see you all dressed up.

PLEASE NOTE:  both children and adults need to purchase a ticket due to room size capacity.

Love Rara photographer will be at this event and photos posted on our Love Rara page. Please notify a member of staff of you do not want photos taken

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2137968683094619/

Halloween Disco 

Organiser: Kim McDonald

Where: Victoria Hall Ellon, Station Road, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9AY

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  12:30PM-01:45PM

Description: To raise funds for Auchterellon Underfives!

For all kids aged 0-11 years.

Ticket entry only, £5 per child. Please get in touch with myself or Debbie for tickets! Payment via PayPal or cash.

Includes ghoulish games, creepy tunes, snacks and a drink.

Prizes to be won for the best fancy dress and best lantern!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/700015377039311/

Halloween Kids Party

 Organiser: Boddam Public Hall

Where: Boddam Public Hall, Church Place, Boddam, Aberdeenshire AB42 3NB

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  01:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Get ready for a fun time at Boddam Public Hall’s Halloween Kids Party on Saturday 27 October 2018 from 1-3pm.

Including a range of inflatables and music to keep the little ones entertained.

Tickets are priced just £5 per child available now by messaging the page. But be quick as there is a limited number available.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/400465517151749/

All About Trees (Primary Schoolers October Class) 

Organiser: Gardening4Kids (Gardening School)

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU 

Date: Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  02:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Gardening4Kids class for primary schoolers, Theme is All About Trees.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/273748346793089/

K i d s  H a l l o w e e n  P a r t y 

Organiser: Cullen Bay Hotel

Where: Cullen Bay Hotel, 98, Near Buckie, Grampian, Cullen, Banffshire AB56 4XA  

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time: 02:00PM-05:00PM

Description:  K I D S    H A L L O W E E N    P A R T Y

Come and join us for our SPOOKY Halloween party

£8.50 per child 12 years and under


Paul T Disco and party games

Party food

Best dressed costume parade

Donut dangle game

Bobbing for apples

Bring your own carved pumpkin – best one wins a prize

Payment at the time of booking is essential

To book your tickets please call the hotel on 01542 840432

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/276192243219068/

Halloween Pop Up Cafe 

Organiser: Aboyne Playgroup sc041050

Where: Victory Hall Aboyne, Ballater Road, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 5 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time: 02:00PM-04:00PM

Description: Halloween Pop Up Cafe

Come along and join us for some cakes, a cuppa and some Halloween Fun & Games!

Prizes for:

Best pumpkin

Best costume 2yrs and under

Best costume 3-6yrs

Best costume 6yrs and over

Best Mummy/Daddy Costume

Entry £3 per Adult, £1 Over 2yrs, Under 2yrs free

Entry includes all cakes and tea coffee etc

All proceeds to Aboyne Playgroup

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1907287429363123/

Halloween Night 

Organiser: Ceann Torr

Where: Ceann Torr, 16 Forest Road, Kintore, Aberdeenshire AB51 0XG 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  05:00PM-08:00PM

Description: Our next theme evening will be a family friendly spooktacular one!
Join us for a gruelsome menu with kids getting their own eerie version!
There will be fang-tastic activities for the kids as well
Dressing up is optional for kids & adults but there may be a prize lurking for the best….

acebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/275275276440880/

Bonfire Night 

Organiser: Ellon Round Table

Where: Ellon Round Table, Station Brae, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9DY 

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  05:30PM-08:30PM

Description: 17.30 Start!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/20099https://www.facebook.com/events/2009946015990438/46015990438/

Halloween Spooky Walk

Organiser: Culsalmond Community Hall

Where: Culsalmond Community Hall, Culsalmond Community Education, Nr Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6UH

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  06:00PM-08:00PM

Description: Culsalmond Community Association are hosting there spooky walk in the woods with spooky games in the Hall.

Best children’s fancy dress and carved vegetable lantern competition

Hot dog and juice included

Two time slots


7pm- 8pm

Children £5.00

Adults £3.00



Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220435951936296/

Family Halloween Disco

 Organiser: Monymusk Playgroup

Where: Monymusk Village Hall, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  06:00PM-09:00PM

Description: Halloween Disco with DJ, games, raffle, tuckshop, hotdog, bar, prizes for best costume and best pumpkin. £3 entry

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/347087129369863/

E.T the Extra Terrestrial – Outdoor Cinema

Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  06:00PM-08:15PM

Description: A little lost alien, three million light years away from home. A lonely ten-year old boy willing to take him home. Two lives changed by a timeless adventure and a friendship that knows no earthly bounds.

This Halloween, experience one of the best-loved films of all time at this outdoor cinema event held in the grounds of Crathes Castle.

– This is a wholly outdoor event – please dress appropriately.

– Catering and refreshments are available to purchase on the evening.

– Attendees will need to provide their own seating.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/149056366045664/

Sing-A-Long Cinema: The Greatest Showman

Organiser: Sing-A-Long Cinema Aberdeen

Where: The Assembly Aberdeen, 3 Skene Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1RN

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  06:30PM-09:30PM

Description: Come Alive Aberdeen!

We’re bringing you a brand new way to view your favourite films! The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long Cinema

We’ll be projecting the sing-a-long version of The Greatest Showman on a huge screen!

Come and cheer and sing-a-long with Phineas Taylor Barnum while he tries effortlessly to blur the line between fiction and reality. They’ll be prizes for the best dressed and even a few little surprises to help make this more than just a cinema experience!

They’ll be popcorn on offer and even a chance to have your snaps with one of our many performers!

We strongly encourage fancy dress and audience participation!

Film Rating: PG


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2091037774546140/

Halloween Family Night

Organiser: Boddam Public Hall

Where: Boddam Public Hall, Church Place, Boddam, Aberdeenshire AB42 3NB

 Date:  Saturday 27th October 2018
Time:  07:00PM-10:00PM


Join us for a frightful Halloween Family Night on Saturday 27 October 2018 from 7 until 10pm.

Come in after dark to a hall full of spooky fun.

– Inflatables

– Music

– Lighting & Effects

Tickets are priced just £7.50 each and are extremely limited.

Please bring your own refreshments if you wish.

As this is a family night, this is open to all ages.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/570257173388470/

Mains of Leask Pumpkin Picking Day

Organiser: Mains of Leask Vegetables

Where: Mains of Leask Vegetables, Mains of Leask Farm, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 8LA

 Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time: 09:00AM-04:00PM

Description: On Sunday 28th October, why not come to Mains of Leask farm and pick your own pumpkin, ready for Halloween!

We have 300 pumpkins of all different shapes, sizes and colours ready and waiting to be picked in time for Halloween.

Book now, free of charge, to confirm your place at the pumpkin picking weekend where you will also be able to get lost in our Kale Maze and take part in various activities around the patch. You can also meet some farm animals, learn more about farming and buy some fresh vegetables grown right beside the pumpkins!


Prices vary depending on whether you pick a wee pumpkin or one of our enormous pumpkins!

Pumpkin Prices:

Small – £5

Medium – £7

Enormous – £12

Unfortunately we can’t accept card payments on the day, cash only.

We look forward to welcoming you to our pumpkin patch!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2511382712421322/

Halloween Parties at Tick Tock Play

 Organiser: Tick Tock Play

Where: Tick Tock Play, Watchmakers Lane, Alford, Aberdeenshire AB33 8EW

 Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Our Halloween Parties run for 2 hours, a play session, Halloween buffet, games, balloons, face painting and tattoos as well as a fancy dress competition. Join us for some spooky Halloween Fun. Places must be booked in advance.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/292438758237863/

Relax Kids Escape Room Portlethen – Session 1 ASN Friendly

 Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer

Where: Portlethen Academy, Portlethen, Aberdeenshire AB12 4QL

 Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  10:15AM-11:30AM

Description: Search and solve the puzzles, crack the codes, combine the clues to succeed. Will you escape the room?……….

Groups have 60 minutes to solve the numerous challenges. Best suited to children aged between 5-10 years. Group and individual photos will be taken at the end and emailed to parents.

Elements of the Relax Kids system will be peppered throughout the event.

Children will not be locked in.


Session 1 in Portlethen, Montrose and Banchory will be ASN Friendly. The lighting won’t be as dark, the music won’t be as loud and the capacity has been reduced.  If there are any other adjustments I can offer please get in touch.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/518328635305267/

Shark Season

 Organiser: Macduff Marine Aquarium

Where: Macduff Marine Aquarium, 11 High Shore, Macduff, Aberdeenshire AB44 1SL 

Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  11:00AM-05:00PM

Description: Join us this October holiday for some special programming as we demystify sharks! These fantastic animals can evoke powerful reactions in many people but are these reactions based on fact or fiction? Come find out for yourselves as we seek to set the record straight. There will be lots of interactive workshops, talks and shows throughout the holidays, including live dissections of shark specimens, expert talks, shark crafts and much more, including baby sharks in our nursery tank!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/254239125195816/?event_time_id=254239151862480

Halloween at Kirktown

Organiser: Kirktown Garden Centre & Restaurant

Where: Kirktown Garden Centre & Restaurant, Fetteresso, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UP

 Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  11:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Halloween at Kirktown

Sunday 28th October

From 11am – 4pm

Come along to enjoy a family day for all with;

Owls & Birds of Prey

Pumpkin Hunting

Fancy Dress Competition for Adults & Kids

Colouring-in competition

Dookin for Apples

Spookie Cookie Decoration Station


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/732156987145805/

Halloween Disco 

Organiser: Banff Playgroup & Toddlers

Where: Deveronside Community Social Club, 3 Duncan Street, Banff, Aberdeenshire AB45 1EQ 

Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time: 12:00PM-04:30PM

Description: Banff Playgroup and Toddlers are holding our annual Halloween Disco!

Due to high demand last year we will be running 2 disco’s!

First Disco will run from 12.00pm – 2.00pm and second Disco will run from 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Just let us know preference of time when booking your ticket!

Each Disco will include party games, snack and fancy dress competitions with prizes!

Prices are:

Children – £5

Adults – £1

Children under 6 months are free

Tickets are available through Banff Playgroup and Toddlers.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/701020533630179/

Not Too Spooky Halloween Party

 Organiser: Me Too Sc045895

Where: Inchgarth Community Centre, Aboyne Place, Aberdeen,  ab107dr

Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  01:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Join us for our 4th Not Too Spooky Halloween Party with Sounds Light Sensory and Silent Disco as well as face painting, special guests from Love Rara and Halloween Crafts.

Please bring your own suitable snacks.  Cafe is open if you would like to purchase anything

Tickets are £3 each.   Parent/Carers also require a ticket in order to manage the numbers in the hall.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1984537518236077/

Onezies, Movies & Duvets Halloween Fundraiser 

Organiser: Diane Whyte

Where: Victoria Hall Ellon Station Road, AB41 9AY Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Sunday 28th October 2018
Time:  03:00PM-06:00PM

Description: Pull on a Onezies, grab a blanket and join us for some Halloween Movie Favourites

Casper the Friendly Ghost 3-5pm

The Goonies 6-8pm

Tickets £6 per person per movie and Family tickets for £20

(Family tickets 2 adults/2children or 1 adult/3children)

Popcorn, Sweetie Cones, Drinks and Raffle available and all proceeds going towards Middlefield Wasps 2007s

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/299374327462718/

Halloween Messy Play Party 

Organiser: Splat Messy Play Aberdeen & Shire

Where: Splat Messy Play Aberdeen & Shire,

 Date:  Monday 29th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-11:00AM

Description: We have our wickedly fun and messy Halloween party at Tick Toc Alford this year and we are looking forward to seeing all your little monsters joining in.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/256115135236410/

Turriff Parent & Toddler Group Halloween Party

 Organiser: Turriff Parent & Toddler Group

Where: New Hall in the Baden Powell Centre, Turriff, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Tuesday 30th October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Come and join us for our Halloween Party!

Non-members £7.50
Members free

There will be games, nibbles and prizes for the best fancy dress costumes

Extended session – 10am to 12 noon

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/184028515830391/

Autumn Celebrations

 Organiser: Inschy Winchy Spiders

Where: Inschy Winchy Spiders, Insch Community Centre 35 Commerce Street, Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6HX

Date:  Wednesday 31st October 2018
Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Our Wednesday Baby Group (ages 0-2) will be celebrating Halloween with crafts and messy play, and our Friday Toddler Group (ages 0-5) will be celebrating Guy Fawkes Day with crafts and special treats.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2104063703187225/

Pre school Halloween party

Organiser: Loopty Lou’s Soft Play Centre

Where: Loopty Lou’s Soft Play Centre, Unit 12, Buchan Braes, Station Avenue, Boddam, Aberdeenshire AB42 3AR

 Date:  Wednesday 31st October 2018
Time:  12:00PM-02:00PM

Description: Fun Party for the little ones

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/306700243457422/

Halloween Party

 Organiser: Skyline Trampoline Park

Where: Skyline Trampoline Park, Highclere Business Park, Highclere Way, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB515QW

 Date: Wednesday 31st October – Thursday 1st November 2018
Time: 05:30PM-07:30PM

Description: Loads of Fun and Frights at Skyline’s Halloween party. We had so much fun last year, we are really looking forward to this night again.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/255658228399732/

Spooky Storytime & Crafts at Children’s Library

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Aberdeen City Libraries, Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW

 Date: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Time:  06:00PM-06:30PM

Description: Join us for a Halloween themed storytime and craft session.

Ages 4-12 years.

Booking essential.

To book, call 01224 652507 or email childrenslibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/241059973249148/

Turriff Pre-School Playgroup Halloween Party

Organiser: Cheryl Riddell

Where:  The Royal British Legion Scotland Turriff 2 High Street, AB53 4DS Turriff, Aberdeenshire

Date: Thursday 1st November 2018
Time:  06:00PM-09:00PM

Description: Turriff Pre-School Playgroup are holding a Halloween party on 1st November 6pm-7.30pm @ Turriff British Legion

All children up to primary 7 welcome.

£2 per child.

Tuck shop and prize for best dressed!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/275639429743296/

Blair Castle Christmas Craft & Food Fair

 Organiser: Exclusively Highlands

Where: Blair Castle & Gardens, Pitlochry

 Date: Friday 2nd November 2018
Time: 10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: The Blair Castle Christmas Fair is our first Christmas Fair of the season. Over 50 of our finest Arts, Crafts and Food producers will gather in the grand ballroom and the Banvie Hall in the breathtaking setting of Blair Castle in the heart of Highland Perthshire.  A glorious opportunity to see and buy from a wide range of the finest crafts and sumptuous foods, glassmakers, patissiers, preservists, textilers, Chocolatiers, artists, silversmiths, jewellers, bakers and seamstresses all lovingly handmade in Scotland.  The Castle as always will be beautifully dressed for Christmas, the restaurant loaded with a full range of tempting delights and with ample parking it’s by far the very nicest way to start your Christmas shopping.  Entrance to the Craft Fair is £3.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/293153384556950/

Messy Play Sessions – Cove

 Organiser: Messy Moments

Where: Altens Community Centre, Strathburn Street, Aberdeen AB12 3SE

 Date:  Friday 2nd November 2018
Time:  10:00AM-11:00AM

Description: Come join in the messy fun! Spaghetti, jelly, rice, ice cream and lots more.

Please arrive 15 minutes early for sign in. We hope to see you soon £5.50 per child / £3.50 per sibling/friend when booked with a full paying child, per session. Only £30/£50 when booking all 6 sessions.

Book via private messaging us or emailing fun@messymoments.co.uk.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1694392633977581/?event_time_id=1694392653977579

Christmas Craft Fayre

 Organiser: Thainstone Events

Where: Thainstone Events, Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5XZ

 Date:  Friday 2nd – Saturday 3rd November 2018
Time:  03:00PM-08:00PM  09:30AM-03:30PM

Description: The Thainstone Christmas Fayre is BACK on Friday 2nd November from 3.00 until 8.00pm and Saturday 3rd November from 9:30 until 3:30pm!


Are YOU interested in bringing your business to the Thainstone Exchange for our ever-popular craft fayre? Get in touch!

How to book your stall:

You can provisionally book a stall by completing our booking form which can be requested through the Thainstone Events offices. The completed booking form is to be returned to events@anmgroup.co.uk.

Once your booking form has been received, a payment link and password will be sent out where full payment is required to confirm your booking. If payment is not received within four weeks of the provisional booking you risk forfeiting your space.

Electric must also be booked and paid for at the same time as paying for stall.

You will then receive a confirmation email confirming your booking and your stall number.

Stall prices (excluding online booking fees):

£40: Saturday Only (Concourse) 1 x 6ft Stall

£75: Saturday Only (Concourse) 2 x 6ft Stall

£28: Electric Socket (per socket)

ALL ENQUIRIES ARE TO BE DIRECTED TO: events@anmgroup.co.uk  or 01467 623760.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/295752857889670/

Aden-een, the Shell Fireworks Parade 2018

Organiser: Modo – Circus With Purpose

Where: Aden Country Park, Station Rd, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire AB42 5FQ

Date:  Friday 2nd November 2018
Time:  06:30PM-09:00PM

Description: 6.30pm – 9pm: Friday 2nd November

Walks open: 6.30-7.30pm & 8-9pm. Fireworks: 7.45pm.

Join a celebration of culture and community in the beautiful surrounds of Aden Country Park as young people bursting with energy and enthusiasm create an extravaganza of delight.

This year’s event celebrates the celebrates the 250th anniversary of the creation of circus. In 1768 Philip and Patty Astley established the first permanent circular arena on the banks of the Thames, presenting trick riding and acrobatics creating what we now consider the first modern circus.

The Shell Fireworks Parade

Now in its tenth year the Shell Fireworks Parade brings together and engages hundreds of participants from across Aberdeenshire, giving young people real and transferable skills and experiences as they create routines, props and performances for the big event.

Entry: Adults £3 – Children £2. Please bring exact change.

Tickets are on sale online at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/modo

Tickets are now on sale from MACBI, the Gift Shop at Aden Park, Peterhead Community Centre, BDP office in Maud and R&S Dyga in Fraserburgh!

Bring torches, wellies, fancy dress and a sense of adventure.

Leave plenty of time for parking. Not recommended for under 5s. No alcohol. No dogs.

Aden-een is a youth regeneration project led by Modo in partnership with Shell, Aden Country Park, Buchan Development Partnership, Community Planning Partners and Aberdeenshire Council.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/250541932177653/

Kintore Fireworks 

Organiser: Kintore

Where: Kintore Primary School, School Road, Kintore, Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 2nd November 2018
Time:  06:30PM-08:30PM

Description: Kintore & District Community Council organise the annual Kintore Fireworks display, starting at 6.30pm at the Kintore Primary School Playing Fields. Bring warm/waterproof clothing and some cash for burgers, refreshments and the charity donation tins.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/234249784111517/

Don’t forget you can also check out our events calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.