Top Halloween events in York - Hotel Indigo York

Top Halloween events in York

York is full of exciting events this autumn, and with October being the season of all things spooky, what better place to go than Europe’s most haunted city? Our boutique hotel in York has picked out some of the top things to do this month. Read on to find out more…

York Dungeon Lates

Visit York Dungeons this October, only an 8-minute walk from our boutique hotel in York.  This month their ‘Dungeon Lates’ night returns for adults only. Be prepared to delve deeper into the gruesome history of York, with even more surprises and scares in the shows. With 11 performances to see (as well as some exclusive ones) get ready to be truly terrified! The Dungeon Lates returns for 2 days only this month – 25th & 26th October – booking is essential and remember…it’s for strictly over 18s!

York Dungeons

(Photo Credit: York Dungeon, Facebook)

The Great York Ghost Search

York may be the most haunted city in Europe, but don’t worry, many of our ghouls are friendly! So if you’re not a fan of the spooky stuff The Great York Ghost Search is the event for you, especially if you’re visiting with kids! Visit York have hidden 26 ghost lamps and mini ghosts around the city, but they need your help to find them. Find them all and you could win some spooktacular prizes! Download a map from the Visit York website and get your ghost hunt on! Find a mini ghost on your search and it’s yours to keep, find a special edition green mini ghost which you can hand into York Dungeons to claim some free tickets – pretty good if you ask us! 3,2,1…go hunt!

Great York Ghost Search

(Photo Credit: Visit York)

York Haunted House

Dare you brave York’s Haunted House? Nestled right in the heart of the city, the ghosts of York Mansion House are up to no good! Floorboards creak, lights flicker and the wind howls through the cracks in the window! Your friendly guides will venture with you into rooms to solve puzzles and crack clues in order to protect the house from ghoulish goings-on. Think you’ve got what it takes? Prizes await those who are brave enough to enter. Age restrictions apply so be sure to check it out in advance.Mansion House(Photo Credit: Visit York)

Hotel Indigo York is a 103-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located a 10-minute drive away from York Racecourse as well as many other top attractions. For more information, call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email

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