The best events you won’t want to miss this October in Aberdeen

There’s more to life than Skite

October has come around with a cold snap in the air, welcoming with it Puffa jackets of every colour, overpriced pumpkin spiced lattes and offensive Halloween costumes. However it’s not all doom and gloom as Aberdeen has more to offer than just pumpkin carving.

Aberdeen Comedy Festival

Move over Edinburgh, from the 4th to the 13th of October Aberdeen will be hosting its very own comedy festival including Fringe favourites, up & coming comedians and even Tom Allen (you know that bald, really posh one on 8 Out Of Ten Cats). With some free performances, you'd be having a laugh not to go… or to go!

Belmont Filmhouse

Belmont Filmhouse has teamed up with the comedy festival to bring you all your favourite films back to the big screen. Chickflick classics include Spice World and Bridesmaids. 'Help me I'm poor' /a student , no worries prices start from just £5.63, but you may want to bring some extra cash as there's bar service throughout the movie!

Aberdeen Lynx vs Murryfield Racers ice hockey match

It's the final game of the season and most definitely promises to be an exciting one. Come warm up from the Aberdeen outdoors and join the exhilarating atmosphere at Linx Ice Arena. With tickets from just £10, icy no reason not to go (get it??).

Games night

Posted by Eventbrite for Organizers on Thursday, September 6, 2018

Who can resist a good old fashioned game of Monopoly? Bring your friends (athough you might not be so pally by the end of the night) to this fun filled event at Cafe at Credo on the 8th October and we promise you won't be bored.

Student night at Union Square

There are serious savings to be had at Union Square this month. With up to 40% off on some of the restaurants in Aberdeen and 25% off your favourite stores, their annual Student Session is back with a bang. The perfect excuse to spend that SAAS.

Codona's CarnEVIL 2

CarnEVIL Clown Escape!

?⚠️WARNING! WARNING! ⚠️? PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD – ‘GROK’ OUR KILLER CLOWN AND TWO OF HIS ‘CREEPY'ACCOMPLICES HAVE ESCAPED FROM CARNEVIL! ?They’ve stole a bag full of CarnEVIL wristbands and Codona’s vouchers, which they’ll probably try to entice you in with…If you see them DO NOT APPROACH!!Our security team are out on force around Aberdeen. Any possible sightings should be posted on here. I hope we find them before it’s too late…??KEEP CHECKING BACK HERE FOR UPDATES ?

Posted by Codonas on Thursday, October 4, 2018

Think finding out you've not done an essay the day before it's due is scary? Well you ain't seen nothing yet. Codona's carnEVIL is guaranteed to make you leap out of your skin. With live actors, this event will separate the meek from the mighty. Think you've got what it takes? £12.99 tickets include the scary walkway, unlimited ride usage and a round of outdoor adventure golf.

Top tip: Sunday goers also get a free game of bowling.

Belmont Street market

Thanks to everyone who came and supported the market yesterday. We hope you enjoyed shopping locally. Belmont St market…

Posted by Belmont St Market Aberdeen on Sunday, September 30, 2018

Not got enough potted plants in your room yet? Do not fear, Aberdeen Belmont Street market is here on Saturday 27th. With its large selection of plants, local foods and drinks, it's the perfect wee break from studying you've been craving.

Vintage fair

Posted by Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair on Monday, August 13, 2018

‘I love your skirt! Where did you get it? Was it your mums in the eighties?' Nope, Aberdeen's new (but vintage) fair! Grab your flatmates and your pennies and swap Topshop for tiedye. This market's clothes are as cheap as they're cool – i.e. very!

The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long

Posted by Sing-A-Long Cinema Aberdeen on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

'Ladies and gents, this is the moment you've waited for, it's everything you ever want, it's everything you ever need, this is where you wanna be…' Sing your heart out at The Greatest Showman singalong cinema screening at Assembly Aberdeen on Saturday 27th October. Off tune singing and fancy dress strongly encouraged. Tickets from £9.

So ditch the drink for once, turn down that Paramount invite and prepare yourself for a month of unbelievable fun.