Discover magic and adventure in Wyre this autumn

pumpkins, leaves, trees and fireworks celebrating autumn in Wyre

Get ready for an action-packed autumn in Wyre!

From dazzling fireworks displays and an epic Star Wars gathering to spine-tingling Halloween festivals, not to mention the thrill of pumpkin picking and so much more.

This season, Wyre has something special for the entire family, promising a spookily good time for all. Dive into the excitement of autumn and discover what's in store – you won't want to miss out on the fun! 

On Saturday 28 October join us for a spooktacular day of pumpkin carving. Come and carve out your most devilish design and once finished take your creation with you to display at home. Taking place at Fleetwood Market between 10am-3pm. 

Join us at Marsh Mill in Thornton for a fantastic birthday weekend celebration! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22, where from 11 am to 3 pm, you'll witness the majestic sails in motion. Don't miss out on the opportunity to take part in mill tours happening throughout the weekend. 

Head down to Billy Bobs Myerscough for the ultimate Fall and Halloween festival running throughout October until 5 November! Prepare to be thrilled as you navigate the spine-tingling haunted trails teeming with zombies, ghosts, and ghouls eager to send shivers down your spine. Don't miss a visit to the eccentric Nit Wit Professor in their quirky lab, where you can snap a photo and even lend a hand with some deliciously sweet experiments! 

Prepare to be enchanted during the upcoming Wizardly Week this October half-term at Affinity Lancashire in Fleetwood. They've conjured up a magical lineup of events that will captivate every wizard and muggle alike! Meet magnificent Hawks and Owls up close, and capture the moment with a magical photo. Delight in the mystical spectacle of Wizard Catch as he dazzles the center with his enchanting performances. Embark on an adventure with a Sorcerer's Stone trail, dive into a slime workshop, and create your very own potion bottles and sorting hats. Plus, don't miss the chance to get up close to iconic Harry Potter film props for some truly magical photo opportunities. These enchanting activities are spread across different days throughout the week, so be sure to visit Affinity's website for event schedules and details! 

For those seeking the perfect pumpkin-picking adventure this Halloween, make your way to Wrampool Pumpkin Patch in Cockerham via Pilling. Beyond the pumpkin-picking excitement, visitors can also embark on an adventure in the maize maze, and don't forget to capture plenty of Instagram-worthy moments atop their charming vintage tractor. 

On Sunday 5 November get ready to celebrate Bonfire Night with your loved ones while enjoying breathtaking firework displays! Poulton's Bonfire Extravaganza at Cottam Hall playing fields is the place to be. The gates swing open at 5:30pm, and the dazzling firework spectacle begins at 7:30pm. But that's not all – in addition to the fireworks, you'll discover kids rides and delectable food stalls for a complete family experience. 

If you prefer a coastal setting, head over to the Fleetwood Fireworks Extravaganza, which is back with a bang! Bring your family and friends to Marine Gardens from 5pm to 8pm for an evening filled with fun, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display. It's a night you won't want to miss! 

Experience a galaxy not so far away! The Unofficial Star Wars Niamos Meet Up returns to Cleveleys, Lancashire on Sunday 19 November, 10am-5pm for some festive fun with a special Life Day market! Inspired by the festive holiday of the Star Wars universe, enjoy an indoor market of independent artists and makers just across the road from the filming location of the planet Niamos, featured in the Disney+ spin off series Andor. Pick up some goodies and gifts for the Star Wars fan in your life, and don't miss out on the photo opportunities outside as you explore the same seafront as the series' titular character Cassian Andor. Watch out for wandering wookiees and don't act suspicious if you see any Stormtroopers... it's a great day of free fun for everyone! 

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Published: 2nd October 2023