The Best Events in London This October

It’s that time of year again! Halloween is once again creeping up upon us and Christmas is just around the corner. Whether you’re looking for some super spooky activities, family fun or just need to get your sports fix, October has some awesome events lined up throughout the entire month so you’ll have plenty to choose from.

Immerse yourself in exotic cultures or contemporary art, feast on fine international cuisines and chocolate until your heart’s content- we’ve got you covered for everything else in between!

October is right in the middle of Autumn, when the leaves change their colour palettes, temperatures begin chilling off and pumpkin lattes are spiced to perfection. It’s the perfect time of year to get out of the house and enjoy the height of Autumn.

London is full of tricks and treats this October, so check out our list below of some of the best events going on around the city. Scare if you dare; party go-ers, movie buffs and candy lovers beware!

SPOOKY
October 27-29 - Museums at Night at participating galleries
October 27 - The KISS Haunted House Party at SSE Arena
October 28 - The Seven Deadly Sins Halloween Ball at The Coronet Theatre
October 29 – Cult classics film screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show and Shock Treatment at BFI Southbank
October 31 - Fright Night pub crawl in the West End

TASTY
October 1-31 – Restaurant Festival at participating venues
October 3-9 - Cocktail Week at participating bars
October 14-16 – The Chocolate Show at Olympia
October -various dates- Oktoberfest events held throughout the month

SPORTY
October 2 - Colts Vs Jaguars at Wembley Stadium
October 23 - Giants vs Rams at Twickenham Stadium
October 30 - Redskins vs Bengals at Wembley Stadium
October 25-30 – Six Day London at Lee Valley Velopark

ARTSY
October 6-9 - Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park
October 15 - Africa on The Square at Trafalgar Square
October 16 - Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square

For more spooky happenings in London this month take a look at our blog on 10 of London's spookiest spots. Have you spotted any other great events coming up this October? Get in touch and let us know.