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With Halloween on the horizon and – dare we say it – Christmas not that far off either, we look at all the spooky and sparkly happenings taking place at Drusillas Park, and tell you how you could be in with the chance to win tickets to this popular year-round attraction.

Drusillas has long been a firm favourite with families across East Sussex, with large play areas, exciting rides and one of the best small zoos in Europe, which is open 362 days a year. On top of all that fun, there are also plenty of events planned in the upcoming months, so there’s sure to be something to suit all the family. Whether it’s a visit to meet Hello Kitty in her themed cottage, or a trip to see the big man in red come Christmas time, we’d love to hear why you’d like to visit Drusillas – just pop your thoughts in the comments below!

Take a look at their upcoming event days, and find out how you could win a family of four ticket to this well-loved attraction.

Upcoming events

October 20th – 28th – Halloween-themed ‘Shriek Week’, including ‘Haunted Heights’ and Creepy Crawly encounters.

October 24th – Come and meet the Gruffalo! The fearsome favourite will be meeting brave visitors in the Events Arena at intervals throughout the day.

October 25th, November 4th and 17th – Meet Hello Kitty and have a souvenir photo taken with her in her themed house.

November 17th until December 23rd – Various Christmas events, including Santa’s Christmas Cottage, Christmas lights and The Husky Cave. Check the Drusillas website for specific times and dates.


Want to be in with the chance of winning FOUR tickets to Drusillas? Well, we’re giving you the chance! Just sign up to the Your East Sussex newsletter here and not only will you be getting monthly updates from YES headquarters, but you’ll be automatically entered into a draw to win the tickets! A winner will be drawn on November 1st. Good luck!