The Giant Monsters are back! Halloween in the City 2019

Halloween in the City is back this year with the biggest monster invasion yet, a poisonous maze and a creepy carnival.

By Alex Watson | September 17th '19

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Prepare for some ghoulish goings and spooky spectaculars at this year's Halloween in the City. There's a giant rooftop monster invasion, Trick or Treat trail, skeleton parade and Room on the Broom. Plus a creepy carnival and poisonous maze and plenty more from the CBeebies and CBBC favourites. The Giant Monsters on the rooftops will be crawling over the city centre from the Arndale to The Printworks and Mayfield Depot from Friday 25th October to Thursday 31st October.  There's plenty of other events happening over the period too: Trick or Treat Trail Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October, 10am - 6pm There's Trick or Treat houses dotted around the city full of surprises and each with their very own monster. All you have to do is get the map and find them all to reveal a special treat at the end.   The Poisonous Maze Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October, 10am - 6pm  The hedge maze has been overtaken by the doctor's crazy experiments. Expect, talking plants, enchanted statues, creepy creatures and deadly walking bushes.   Julia Donaldson's Famous Characters Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October, 10am - 6pm  Manchester Arndale  Welcomed by Z Arts this is showcasing the worlds favourite characters from kids books from Gruffalos to Dragons. The Strolling Bones Parade Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm Exchange Square to St Ann's Square A pretty boney parade with skeleton puppets, stilt walkers, unicycle performers, 5-piece band and plenty of dancers.   Creepy Carnival Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October, 10am -6pm New Cathedral Street A family-friendly freak show with ghoulish delights from street performers and even a traditional Helter Skelter.   CBBC & CBeebies Spooky Screenings Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October, 10am -6pm Exchange Square A whole host of family fun to get you in the Halloween spirit taking place inside a spooky tent. There's workshops, a creepy photo booth and plenty of TV show characters knocking about too. ............................... Halloween in the City 2019 Venue: Throughout the city centre Dates: Friday 25th to Thursday 31st October Cost: FREE More Info ...............................