Feel that chill up your spine? Spooky Season is officially here and if you’re not sure what you’re doing for Halloween 2023, check out these top events around South Africa…
Papa Paul’s Halloween Party
What: Papa Paul’s Halloween Party makes its return this year, for the third time and it promises to be blast for the kiddies. There will be two sessions where kids can meet the Count of Halloween, play lots of fun games and outdoor activities as well as win prizes for the best dressed.
How much: Tickets are R120 per person aged two and over and under two’s are free. Book here.
When: Sunday, 29 October 2023 from 11:00 to 13:00 and then from 15:00 to 17:00
Where: Vista Nova School, 11 Milner Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town.
Halloween at The Waiting Room
What: Prime will host a terrifyingly great Halloween party at the Waiting Room this Halloween weekend and you’re invited! Dress up and be prepared for a scary good time.
How much: Tickets start at R60 and can be purchased here.
When: Friday, 27 October 2023 from 20:00
Where: The Waiting Room, 2nd Floor, 273 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town.
Mojo Market Halloween Party
What: Mojo Market will once again host their rocking annual Halloween Party. Entry is free to all, and kids are welcome too! There will be food stalls galore as well as prizes for best dressed and live music to dance the night away to.
How much: Entrance is free.
When: Tuesday, 31 October 2023 from 19:00
Where: Mojo Market, 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town.
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Ballito Halloween Maze of Horrors
What: Are you ready to lose your mind and yourself in a terrifying Maze of Horrors? Sables Creatures and Mozambik will host a spine-chilling Halloween Maze of Horrors that’s not going to be for the faint-hearted! Don’t forget to dress up too, because there will be prizes for best dressed.
How much: Tickets cost R50 per person. Book them here.
When: Friday to Sunday, 28 to 30 October 2023
Where: Belvista Centre, Library Lane, Ballito, Dolphin Coast.
Sideshow ‘Carnevil’ at Tiger Tiger
What: Halloween dance party, anyone? Tiger Tiger will play host to a spook-tastic Halloween party with over 10 artists, three dancefloors and two levels. The venue will also be transformed into a scary carnival, with hidden surprises and terrifying decorations at every turn. Dress up is essential!
How much: Tickets start at R100 per person. Get them here.
When: Saturday, 28 October 2023 from 20:00
Where: Tiger Tiger, 67 Isaiah Ntshangase Rd, Morningside, Durban.
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Halloween high tea at the Oyster Box
What: For a Halloween event with flair, check out the Halloween High Tea at the Oyster Box hotel. There promises to be a spooky set-up with the most delicious halloween high tea treats to match. Dress up is also recommended and there will be prizes for best dressed!
How much: Tickets are R550 per adult and R350 for kids and can be booked here.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 28 and 29 October 2023 from 14:30 to 17:00
Where: The Palm Court and The Grill Room, Oyster Box Hotel, 2 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga.
Halloween At Maracanà with Da Lootz
What: Da Lootz and a host of fantastic DJ’s will set the dancefloor on fire at an epic party at Maracanà in Sandton. Bring your friends, dress up and dance the night away.
How much: Tickets are R100 per person standing and R150 per person for seated tickets. Book here.
When: Friday, 27 October 2023 from 21:00
Where: Maracanà (Sandton), 58 Wierda Rd E, Wierda Valley, Sandton.
“Murder at the Midnight Mic” – A murder mystery
What: Are you ready to catch the killer? Karaoke Kong will be hosting a fun murder mystery event where you can immerse yourself in a world of intrigue and suspense as you work together to uncover the killer among the karaoke bar patrons. Help solve the mystery and then take to the mic and sing til you drop!
How much: Tickets cost R50 per person and can be purchased here.
When: Tuesday, 31 October 2023 from 18:30 to 22:30
Where: Karaoke Kong, 1 7th St, Melville, Johannesburg.
Annual Trick or Treat through Poplar Park
What: In what promises to be fun for the whole family, Poplar Park will host its annual Trick or Treat event, complete with jumping castles, pottery painting, face painters and more. There will also be food and drink stalls and prizes for best dressed.
How much: Tickets cost R60 per person and are available here.
When: Saturday, 4 November 2023 from 15:00 to 18:00
Where: Poplar Park – River Club, 11 Poplar Ave, Riverclub, Sandton.