Get out this half term and Halloween
Things to do in Merseyside
There’s plenty to do this Halloween and school half term in and around our network. You’ll find below some handpicked events that we can get you to and from with ease, so whether you’re off out to carve some pumpkins, watch a show or heading to a spooky attraction near you, leave the car keys at home and plan your journey today on the Arriva UK Bus App.
Don’t forget that adult single journey fares are capped in the Liverpool City Region at no more than £2, and a family ticket covering up to 2 adults and 3 children offers unlimited travel all day for just £11. If you hold a national concessionary you can travel free!*
Spooky Welly Walk in Liverpool on any service towards Aigburth.
This October, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is back casting spells over Sefton Park with our much-loved Halloween-themed fundraising walk. Explore around 30 stations along the route as little ones take part in a range of physical, educational and creative activities that allow them to let their imaginations run wild! – 21 October - find out more
If you’re not sure which service will get you to Sefton Park, take a look Sefton Park services and network map here.
Next stop; a very spooky Liverpool ONE on all services towards the Liverpool City Centre
Liverpool One will be hosting a Halloween party on October 29th. There will be a Halloween parade and a fancy dress competition. Terms and conditions for the fancy dress competition can be found on the Liverpool One website.
Halloween at The Storybarn – Calderstones Park on board 75/76 and 86/86A
Show off your frightful fancy dress, play ghostly games, and create a spooktacular craft to take home at our Storybarn specials inspired by Flavia Drago’s beautiful new book Vlad, the Fabulous Vampire. 28 October – 5 November - find out more
River of Light 2023 on any Liverpool City Centre-bound service
The incredibly popular River of Light returns once again to Liverpool’s waterfront for 11 consecutive nights of featuring light and sound from local, national and international artists. Any service that heads towards the Liverpool City Centre will get you here in no time! - find out more
Halloween at Activity for All in Wirral onboard service 413, 414, 418 and 423
A sports centre like no other, Activity for All, Arrowe Park is designed to keep the whole family active and entertained. There are a variety of special events taking place over the month up until Halloween, get there without a fuss on most services in the Wirral and take advantage of our family ticket getting the whole family there for no more than £11. 23-28 October - find out more
Pumpkin Patch Pantomime onboard the 82, 82A, 86A or 500
Get in the spooky spirit at Speke Hall this October, with a 'laugh-a-minute' an hour-long outdoor family show involving all of your traditional pantomime favourites on 31 October - find out more
Halloween Family Day at Aintree Racecourse onboard the 300, 310
Get ready for a spooktacular experience filled with thrills and excitement for all ages. With FREE entry and entertainment for children, make it a day to remember! Oh and don’t forget, dress up in your best Halloween costumes ready for the competition and prepare for a day of magic and enchantment. 29 October - find out more
Get groovy at Bongo’s Bingo’s Halloween Special onboard the 26, 27 and 204
For the older ones! Get your scariest costumes ready and prepare for the crazy night of bingo you know and love, with extra special prizes PLUS you’ll also get a free drink on arrival, complimentary of Southern Comfort. (18+ only) 29 October - find out more
If you’re paying for your journey via contactless, why not tap & go? More info here
*Travel restrictions may apply. Find your local authority and check eligibility at www.gov.uk/apply-older-persons-bus-pass England only.