Everything you need to know about Spooky City in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 12:30 31 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:30 31 October 2017

The Spooky City Halloween parade.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

The Spooky City Halloween parade. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2016


A night of frightful fun and eerie entertainment returns to Norwich this Halloween as the Spooky City parade takes place.

The Spooky City 2016 Halloween parade. Picture: Sonya DuncanThe Spooky City 2016 Halloween parade. Picture: Sonya Duncan

• When is it?

Spooky City takes place on Tuesday, October 31 from 6pm to 8pm.

• Where is it?

Festivities begin outside The Forum from 6pm. The parade kicks off at 6.30pm at which time people will make their way down to Theatre Street, along Gentleman’s Walk, Goal Hill and St Peter Street, finishing in Chapelfield Gardens.

• What does it involve?

Witches, ghosts, skeletons, zombies and other things which go bump in the night will roam through the streets of Norwich as part of a free Halloween-themed parade. Everyone is invited to dress up in a fangtastic costume and join in. A range of activities and entertainment will also be taking place outside The Forum and inside Chapelfield Gardens, expect music, food and fun.

Will there be road closures?

Various road closures will be in place on the day.

From 12 midday to 9pm both St Peters Street and Gaol Hill will be shut.

Brigg Street, Chapelfield East, Chapelfield North, Chantry Road, Gentleman’s Walk, Rampant Horse Street, Theatre Street, Malthouse Road and William Booth Street will also be closed between 6pm and 8pm.

• Where can I park?

For information on local car parks, visit

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