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Halloween hen party ideas for 2023

Posted by Danielle Harvey on 25 September 2023

three friends in cab dressed up for halloween If you're looking to throw a hen party that's nothing short of magical, mysterious and oh-so-memorable, then you're in for a treat, not a trick, with a Halloween hen party!

This bewitching night is filled with laughter, eerie enchantment and spine-tingling surprises. Halloween, with its unique blend of the spooky and the playful, makes for a perfect theme that'll have everyone howling with delight. And just think of the costumes!

Leading hen party company, Fizzbox is our guide as we embark on a haunted journey through the land of Halloween hen party ideas that will make your last night of freedom the talk of the town.

The 10 Best Halloween Hen Party Activities

  • Magical Cocktail Making - Step into a realm of enchantment at The Cauldron, nestled in the heart of Edinburgh, Brighton or London. Here, you'll embark on a magical journey into the world of wizards and witches, guided by a professional and friendly bartender. Armed with the secrets of molecular mixology, you'll don your wizarding robe and dive into concocting quirky, drinkable elixirs. Brace yourself for the spectacle as your cocktails magically transform before your very eyes, changing colours, smoking and bubbling. These cocktails aren't just a feast for the eyes; they're a delicious treat for your taste buds too and you'll drink everything you make.
  • Psycopath's Den Escape Room - Ready to embark on an utterly spine-chilling adventure? Head to AIM Escape Rooms for an immersive horror escape game that'll have your hearts racing faster than a caffeinated cheetah! Brace yourselves as the door slams shut, trapping you in a nightmarish world. Inside, you'll encounter a bone-chilling crematorium, walls stained with blood, and an array of gruesome instruments. The hair on your neck will stand on end as you sense an ominous presence lurking in the shadows. With a relentless countdown clock, you've got just 60 minutes to secure your freedom by unravelling mind-bending brain-teasers and puzzles within this nail-biting timeframe.
  • Murder Mystery - Step into a spine-tingling world of mystery and suspense as you become the detectives tasked with unravelling a diabolical murder! Immerse yourselves in an alternate reality teeming with intrigue, where you'll assume different personas, working together to decode clues while avoiding red herrings. It's like stepping into a real-life Cluedo game! With talented actors adding a touch of theatrical flair, your murder mystery experience will come to life with characters who may aid or obstruct your quest for the truth. Each of you will be assigned a role—victim, murderer, accomplice, or innocent bystander—testing your ability to conceal guilt or ensure justice prevails.
  • Thriller Dance Class - Can you even imagine a Halloween night without hearing the song Thriller? Neither can we! It's time to learn the dance moves of this iconic song, a surefire way to unleash your inner zombie. Led by a pro dance instructor, you'll effortlessly learn the dance steps, which will then seamlessly meld into the iconic routine you'll perform as a chilling ensemble finale. The choreography will be taught at your group's pace so everyone can keep up and have a great time. So, don your spookiest attire and raise those arms high in the air because it's Thriller, Thriller night!
  • Squid Game Challenge - Were you glued to your seats while binge-watching Netflix's Squid Game? Us too! Get ready to transport your Halloween hen party into a thrilling Squid Game showdown! Experience the heart-pounding suspense and excitement from the show as you engage in nail-biting challenges and games inspired by its episodes. Immerse yourself in iconic moments like Red Light, Green Light, the intense honeycomb candy game, and even a heart-pounding tug of war. It's like stepping right into the TV series, but don't worry, safety is the top priority. Players risk elimination via water pistol if they falter or break the rules, so keep your wits sharp!

woman in black witch outfit with sign boo

  • Wizard Afternoon Tea - Hold onto your wizard hats because this isn't your ordinary afternoon tea! You and your hens will be armed with your very own magic wand, ready to conjure culinary magic at your workstation. Your journey begins as you unlock a puzzle chest containing all the ingredients and your tea stand. It's a hands-on experience where you'll craft not one, but two interactive teas, all under the friendly guidance of our expert staff. Get ready to dive into the world of molecular gastronomy and uncover the enchanting science of tea brewing. And the best part? You get to savour your magical creations alongside scrumptious sandwiches, delectable cakes and melt-in-your-mouth scones.
  • Ghost Tours - Whether you're a firm believer in the paranormal or a sceptic in need of a ghostly nudge, a spooky ghost tour promises an unforgettable journey through the eerie heart of a haunted city. Led by your own dedicated guide, prepare for a thrilling exploration filled with terrifying tales and spine-tingling stories that will make your hair stand on end. Venture into a variety of haunted locales and learn about the untimely demise that occurred there, as well as the lingering spirits that may still call these places home. Keep your eyes peeled, you never know what spectral surprises await! This is not just a tour; it's a theatrical and uproarious adventure that guarantees a great time, no matter where you stand on the ghostly belief spectrum.
  • Emo Bottomless Brunch - It's time to break out the black eyeliner, dust off those dark clothes and let your inner emo shine like never before! Embrace a wave of teenage nostalgia with this epic emo-themed bottomless brunch, available at all the top UK cities. You'll enjoy tasty food, unlimited drinks and an emo soundtrack that'll transport you straight back to the glory days of My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Linkin Park, Green Day, Panic! At the Disco, Blink 182, Sum 41, Paramore, and so many more emo legends. Choose your brunch dish from a mouthwatering selection and sip on free-flowing drinks in a fun atmosphere.
  • SawTopsy - Get ready to face your darkest fears in an utterly spine-chilling horror escape game that'll have your heart racing!! This terrifyingly gory challenge draws inspiration from the iconic SAW movie franchise, plunging you and your fearless friends into the grimy depths of a sinister basement. But wait, why are you there, and who's the puppet master behind it all? With just a single hour on the clock, you'll be plunged into a world of mind-bending puzzles, hidden clues, and cryptic codes to crack, all while the relentless killer lurks nearby, showing no mercy. To survive, you'll need lightning-fast wits and seamless teamwork.
  • Zombie Experience - For fans of The Last of Us, The Walking Dead and more, an immersive three-hour adventure awaits, plunging you into a post-apocalyptic world within an abandoned research facility. Here, your group seems to be the last survivors... or are you? As the chilling moans of flesh-hungry zombies draw near, fear not. Skilled military instructors are on hand at the zombie bootcamps to teach you the art of close combat survival. It'll take nerves of steel as you face off with the undead! Armed with lifelike imitation firearms, your mission is clear: aim for headshots or centre mass to neutralise the threat. Miss or hit their limbs, and these relentless foes will keep coming for you.

Have a Halloween Hen Party?
The Costumes: Halloween is the one time of year when dressing up isn't just allowed; it's practically mandatory! With a Halloween hen party, you and your squad can go all out with spooky, silly, or sultry costumes. From wicked witches to glamorous vampires and everything in between, the possibilities are endless. And guess what? It's the perfect excuse to wear that outfit you've been eyeing all year.
Creativity: Halloween is all about creativity. You can unleash your inner artist and crafty genius to create unique decorations, costumes, and even spooky cocktails. It's the ideal opportunity to bond with your bridesmaids and tap into your DIY skills to make the party truly one-of-a-kind.
Themed Activities: Halloween-themed activities are frightfully fun! Whether you're going for a themed escape room, magical pumpkin making or something like a pumpkin carving competition or a tarot card reading session, these activities will keep the energy high and the laughter flowing throughout the night.

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