Whats on in Chester? October-November

02 November 2018 Fun and Event


With some of the best months of the year approaching, there’s plenty to do in Chester and loads of fun things you don’t want to miss out on!


Chester Ghost Tour-

If you fancy yourself as a ghost hunter or are up for an evening full of frights, the Chester Ghost Tour is right up your street! Your ghost hunter guide will take you to all the places that ghosts have been sighted. During October and November, the tours take place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The tour departs from the Townhall on Northgate Street at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 each and can be booked online at www.ghostcity.co.uk. The tour lasts 90 minutes and there are extra tours for Halloween on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st October.


Bonfires & Firework Displays in Chester

The Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse is taking place on Saturday 3rd November 2018 from 5pm until 9pm. You can book tickets online for £5 or pay on the gate for £6. The main firework display will begin at 7.30pm and there will be food and drinks available all night.

Elton Bonfire & Firework Spectacular is taking place on Friday 2nd November 2018 from 18.40pm until 21.30pm. Elton is approximately a 20-minute drive from Chester centre. The good thing about this event is its FREE entry! Food & Drink stalls will be available all night. It is hosted on Elton Parish Field; the bonfire will be lit at 7pm and the fireworks will begin at 7.30pm.


Christmas Lights

Late night Christmas shopping at Cheshire Oaks designer outlet starts on the 1st November, with shops staying open until 10pm most evenings. The Iconic Christmas tree will be lit up on the 7th November from 6pm and musical fireworks will begin at 7.30pm.

Chester Christmas lights are switched on Friday 16th November at 7pm and the Christmas parade starts at 7pm. Chester Christmas market also returns Friday 16th November until Saturday 22d December. There will be over 70 traditional wooden chalets in heart of Chester. The market is open 7 days a week 10am-6pm.