I know this blog post is potentially late, as a lot of people will have celebrated Halloween this weekend just gone but with Halloween being on a weekday what better excuse is there, than to celebrate Halloween twice?! For the first time in a long time, i’m not actually dressing up for Halloween but I am celebrating in a few different ways and I thought i’d share with you how you can too!
5 things you can do to celebrate Halloween without dressing up…
For some people, Halloween is all about dressing up and hosting the most wacky of Halloween parties, and for others its watching all of the Halloween films back to back. This is what I love about Halloween, that you can celebrate it however works for you and sometimes the more chilled the better. Over the years, Halloween has become one of my favourite seasons (don’t worry Christmas you’re still my favourite) and I thought i’d share some ways in which I love to celebrate Halloween.
Visit a Pumpkin Patch
One of my favourite things to do at Halloween, is to visit a pumpkin patch! I feel like this is a relatively new thing that has made it’s way over from the US but I absolutely love visiting local farms who have specific land dedicated to growing pumpkins, and its even better when they have a cafe where you can grab a warm drink, and a yummy slice of cake. If you’re local to the Worcestershire area, then Clives at Cropthorne is a great place to visit if you’re wanting to get yourself to a pumpkin patch this week!
Watch All of the Halloween Films
As I briefly mentioned above, one thing that is great to do over the Halloween holidays is to binge watch all of the best Halloween films! With the weather being as crap as it has been recently, staying in and getting cosy in front of the TV with a takeaway, hot chocolate or popcorn sounds spot on to me! Netflix has a great variety of Halloween films to pick from, whether its Halloween animation films or proper horror films, they’ve got you covered!
Get your Bake on!
If you’ve followed my blog for a while, then you many remember this post where I fully got my bake on for Halloween and to be honest i’ve not really baked for Halloween since. That was until I popped into my local Aldi and spotted some amazing Halloween cake and biscuits kits priced at less than £2 each! If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen me getting my bake on this Sunday just gone and if you’re wanting to do some Halloween baking without the faff, then i’d recommend popping into your local Aldi and seeing if they’ve got these cake kits stocked.
Go to a Scare Fest
If you’re someone who loves a bit of horror and an adrenaline rush, then no doubt you’d be well up for a scare fest! I’ve heard of quite a few local locations cropping up each year, with some being way too scary for someone like me but each experience is completely different. If you’re local to the Gloucestershire area, then Frightmare may be worth checking out as i’ve heard some really good things and they have a few different experiences to choose from.
Carve Some Cool Pumpkins
Saving the best and probably the most obvious til’ last, but there is nothing better than getting you in the Halloween spirit than carving some really cool designs into some pumpkins! I never used to be all that good at carving pumpkins until I actually ‘tried’ last year, and even I was surprised that I was able to pull off some pretty cool designs! I’ve pinned a few carving ideas on my Pinterest, so hopefully they may help if you’re looking for some cool designs!
What are you doing to celebrate Halloween?