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Halloween at Preston Markets 2023

17 October 2023

Pumpkins with carved faces

Head on down to Preston Markets this Halloween.

With Halloween fast approaching, why not head over to Preston Markets with the kids this half term to pick your pumpkin and enter the little ones into a spooky themed colouring competition to keep them occupied whilst school's out.

Livesey's Spooktacular Halloween Competition


As a family butchers, Livesey's are hosting a spooktacular colouring competition for kids aged 0 - 13.

To enter your child, just pop over to Livesey's stall and ask for a colouring sheet to take away.

Great prizes to be won 

There are six designs which will be judged with prizes for the winner, 2nd and 3rd place:

  • 1st place - £50 Smyth's voucher
  • 2nd place - £30 Smyth's voucher
  • 3rd place - £20 Smyth's voucher

Anyone handing back there entry will also receive a small bag of sweets.

Deadline for entries - all entries must be handed back by Saturday 28 October and the winner will be announced on Halloween.

Grab yourself a pumpkin

Fresh and Fruity pumpkin

Whilst you're at the markets, head along to Fresh and Fruity and grab yourself a locally grown pumpkin! Perfect for carving for your Halloween decorations or cooking seasonal recipes.

Visit their stall and pick your favourite.

Terrific tipples

Freak shake

Why not treat yourself to one of The Orchard Bar's aptly named 'Freak Shakes' - a vanilla, guava and berry flavour milkshake at a dangerously suppable 8.4%.

Halloween event in Preston

Make a day of it and team your visit with one of many family Halloween themed events taking place in Preston City Centre, such as half term at the Harris. To find out what's happening over the spooky season see Visit Preston - Halloween in Preston.

#PrestonMarkets - Share your experiences

When you visit Preston Markets, share your experience with us using #PrestonMarkets. Whether it's an interesting buy, yummy foodie picture, or a selfie on the bench, we want to see them all!

Map address for Preston Markets

Preston Markets, Earl Street, Preston, PR1 2JA.