November 29, 2022
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The ultimate guide to spending Halloween in Cape Town

By on October 27, 2022 0

It’s spooky season, Halloween is right around the corner and there’s a lot of celebrations to be had. Whether you’re a couple or single, young or old, the organizers in Cape Town have made sure there’s something for you.

So put on your spookiest outfits, grab your loved ones, and head out for a weekend of horror and laughs.

Here’s what you can do:

1. Outdoor movie night in Kirstenbosch

The Galileo Open Air Cinema invites you to Kirstenbosch for a celebration of horror under the stars.

Taking place on Halloween night, monday 31 octoberguests are invited to dress up as their spookiest selves and enjoy a fun-filled evening of tricks and treats.

With spooky decor, themed games, and delicious food and drink on offer, guests can enjoy a fun-filled evening before settling in to watch “A Nightmare on Elm Street” on the big screen.

Click here for more information and to buy your tickets.

Image: Provided

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2. Mysterious Ghost Tours

Mystery Ghost Tours of South Africa will be hosting their latest Halloween ghost tour this year. The Cape Town event takes place on Saturday October 29.

Ghost tours offer a mix of entertainment, science, history and, of course, visual surprises.

Don’t miss it, because there are only 80 tickets available!

Click here for more information.

Image: Provided

3. Diskotekah HALLOQWEEN Event

Diskoteka is a concept brand created in 2014 that focuses on promoting an alternative nightlife community in our city. The brand creates immersive party spaces that encourage creative expression through music, fashion and drag.

They will be hosting their annual HALLOQWEEN event on Saturday October 29 at Infinity Studios in Paarden Eiland. The theme of the event is The Real Housewives of Transylvania.

Click on here to buy tickets and get all the details.

Photo: Instagram / @diskotekah

4. Halloween Forest Night Run

Dirtopia Trail Center on Muratie Wine Estate invites you to Stellenbosch on Saturday October 29 for an unforgettable evening of night racing and fun. Train while dodging ghosts.

The event has a 5km option for kids and walkers, and a 10km option that will take runners a bit further into the Enchanted Forest of Muratie.

The night race has been taking place since 2013 and includes live music for entertainment afterwards as everyone gathers for delicious meals and drinks from Muratie’s farm kitchen.

Costume prizes for best dressed are up for grabs, including Sportsmans Warehouse vouchers, FALKE racing socks, award-winning Muratie wines and even cash.

Pre-register online by clicking here for a discount, as registration fees increase on the day of the event.

Image: Provided

5. Papa Paul’s Halloween Party

Papa Paul’s Halloween Party is a fundraising event hosted by the Rotary and Rotaract Clubs of Claremont. The event takes place on October 29 and 30 and is presented at the Marsh Memorial Home Rondebosch.

Each time slot lasts two hours, with three time slots each day: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets cost R100, with children under two free, and guests are encouraged to dress up as there will be prizes for the best dressed child and adult in each time slot.

Guests are invited to gather on the lawn outside the arena to listen to a Halloween story and then are told what to expect for the two hours.

It is advisable to bring a picnic blanket and a donation of dry food to hand over to local food kitchens. All funds raised will be donated to community projects in the Greater Cape Town area.

Click here for more information about the event.

Image: Facebook / Papa Paul’s Halloween Party

6. Zombie Walk

The Cape Town Zombie Walk has become a known annual event for Halloween lovers in the Mother City. The walk takes place on Saturday October 29 and takes participants and their pets on a spooky journey.

The animal lover does not stop at their inclusion in the walk; the Zombie Walk also continuously raises money for local animal charities.

Come dressed in your spookiest costumes for the walk and after-party. The walk is free and open to all ages.

Click here for more information.

Photo: Facebook / Zombie Walk (Cape Town)

7. Mojo’s Spooky Halloween Party

Celebrate Halloween weekend in ghostly fashion during a free event at Mojo Market. There are prizes for best dressed, live music throughout the event, a free photo booth and food stalls with delicious local and international cuisines.

The Halloween market takes place on Saturday October 29 from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Sea Point.

Click here for more information.

Image: Facebook / Market Mojo

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8. Ears Don’t Lie – Haunted Halloween

Join Haunted Halloween for an evening of spooky and playful events. Dress up in your spookiest outfits for a chance to win epic prizes.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday October 29 and end at 2am October 30. It will be hosted at Colorbox studios in Paarden Eiland, with psy-trance DJs hosting the evening.

Tickets are available through Quicket or at the door.

Click here for more information.

Photo: Facebook / EARS DO NOT LIE

9. Halloween Masquerade and Burlesque Ball

La Maison de la Baronne invites you to an evening of performances and a celebration of all things ghostly. Come to Woodstock on Saturday October 29 dressed in an outfit elegant enough for a masquerade ball.

There will be VIP security on standby throughout the duration of the event who will also be available to escort guests to and from their vehicles.

No one under 21 is allowed at this event hosted by Red Baroness, the first South African burlesque performer to win an international crown.

Music for the event will be played by award-winning DJ Mak from Goodhope FM, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and closing at 2 a.m.

Click here to buy tickets.

Image: Unsplash

10. Tiger’s Milk Spooky Carnival

Tiger’s Milk branches in Kloof Street, Bedfordview and Suncoast invite you to join them for their Creepy Carnival.

The evening will include live music and entertainment, and they’ll encourage you to dress up in your best Halloween attire.

Image: Tiger Milk

11. Halloween Skate Jam Party

Vans & The Shred Skatepark present Auckland Street Massacre Part 2 to celebrate Halloween.

The first Auckland Street Massacre event was held in 2018 and many people dressed up for the occasion. The event even featured a custom, skateable coffin for the best trick jam.

Now the event finally returns to Saturday October 29 offering skate competition with street and bowl divisions for men and women.

Supported by Vans South Africa, the competition will see the best South African skateboarders competing for a share of a R90,000 prize. The competition will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Shred Skatepark, and is open to the public.

Spectators are encouraged to get into the Halloween spirit and have fun. With awesome skateboarding, a good lineup of DJs, a pumpkin carving contest and a mystery prize for best dressed, this is an event not to be missed.

Image: The Shred Skate Park

12. Wine Culture Festival

Culture Wine Bar invites you to join them this friday october 28 for an unforgettable Halloween party.

The bar will kick off the party with a terrifying tasting of over 30 wines from their beautiful bottles.

R250 tickets include: entry, welcome bubbles and canapes, tasting of over 30 wines and a live music experience by Acoustic Element & DJ Tanner.

Disguise is compulsory. Click here to book your ticket.

13. Haunted Halloween Hotel

Zombie Walk invites you to attend a super spooky Halloween After Party at the Raddison RED Hotel on October 29 at 6 p.m. It’s family until 7 p.m.

There will be drinks, food, entertainment and killer music on the dance floor.

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