Spooky Season in Stirling

Get into the spirit of Halloween by immersing yourself, and your family, in the dark side of Stirling. We have compiled a list of Spooky Season musts in Stirling.

The Old Town Jail

During October, the Old Town Jail has upped the spookiness with its “Jailhouse Horrors” tour.

This seasonal tour will keep audiences on their toes as they explore the dark and mysterious corridors of the Old Town Jail. Through this guided tour, Prison Surgeon Dr. Forrest transports audiences into the hidden miseries embedded within the prison walls. 

The “Jailhouse Horrors” tour runs every 30 minutes during opening hours. The Old Town Jail is open daily from 10 am-6 pm and is located at St John St, Stirling FK8 1EA.

Visit online to book your family outing. Additionally, investigate the experience of the Old Town Jail Escape Room.

Ghost Tours

During October, the Old Town Jail has upped the spookiness with its “Jailhouse Horrors” tour.

The Halloween tours are scheduled for the 28th-31st of October with performances at 8 pm and 9:30 pm. This family event will lead you through the heart of Stirling’s haunted past.

To secure your haunted experience, visit the Old Town Jail booking services. 

Game of Throwing

Channel your inner huntsman while visiting Stirling’s Game of Throwing. 

For date night, family time, or team bonding Game of Throwing offers a warm and friendly competition. Book online and join the fun at Arcade, 25B King St, Stirling FK8 1AX

Learn more by reading our blog post Game of Throwing Opens in Stirling.

Escape Stirling

If you enjoyed your experience with Game of Throwing, then walk across the street and continue the fun with Escape Stirling. 

This Spooky Season, challenge your puzzle-solving skills by trying to escape The Cabin. Spend 60 minutes in pairs or as a team figuring out how to signal for help before the ominous owner returns. This escape room is not like your Goldie Locks fairy tale. 

Book here and enjoy the holiday thrills.

Escape Stirling is located at 80 Murray Pl, Stirling FK8 2DR.

Stirling Spirit Fest

Round off the seasonal festivities by joining the Stirling Spirit Fest from the 28th of October until the 5th of November.

The Stirling Spirit Fest is catered to meet every spirit connoisseur’s favourites. With a wide range of events, enjoy learning from your local venders and making new connections. Maybe even find your new go-to spirit. 

Follow the event on Facebook and book your tickets online.

The Battle of Bannockburn Halloween

The Battle of Bannockburn will be hosting a Halloween event on the 30th of October from 11 am-4 pm. 

Join the fun with games and fancy dress with the chance to win prizes. For further information on the event call 01786812664 or email learningatbannockburn@nt.org.uk.

Stirling Open Streets Festival

Join Stirling Council and Go Forth Stirling for a day of family fun. On Saturday, October 22nd. 

The streets in city centre will be closed to traffic and open for all-day fun. From street performances, arts and crafts, silent disco, and various family activities, there is sure to be something for everyone. Visit our Business Directory to find local cafes and restaurants to support during your visit. 

Find a full itinerary for the Open Streets Festival here.

Halloween Campfire Tales

Share the scare with ghost stories by Under the Trees on the 15th of October.

Set within the Abbey Craig outdoors, this family event will give you the ticks of spooky stories and the treat of roasted marshmallows. The event begins at 2 pm in The Wallace National Monument car park. Book online to secure your spot and find out the advised attire. 

The National Wallace Monument looks over Stirling City Centre at Abbey Craig, Hillfoots Rd, Stirling FK9 5LF.



The animals at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park invite you and your family to join in their HalloWild activities.

Take your visit to the park to the next level with pumpkin picking, marshmallow fire pits, and a Trick-or-Treat trail. 

The autumn festivities at Blair Drummond are a wonderful opportunity for a full day of family fun. Visit online for further fun information. 

The fun awaits at Blair Drummond, Stirling FK9 4UR.

We hope you have a wail of a time during Spooky Season in Stirling.

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