HALLOWEEN | eerie events in Cape Town

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Home to myths and spooky spots, the MotherCity is an incredible place to dress up and celebrate Halloween in all its gloom and glory. From Medieval Castle magic and beach bar dress ups, to black clay crafting and escape room puzzles, there's an abundance of eerie events to get into the festive spirit. 

Medieval Magic & Music

Sexy Groovy Love at The Castle

Shrouded in mystery and magic, it's a space not many will know. Some say it’s haunted, while others would not dare, and we've got the key to this spooky dancing affair.

Fashioned eerily into the mountainside overlooking the Hout Bay harbor is the medieval Lichtenstein Castle in all its Gothic Glory. Sealed behind heavy iron gates, guarded by goblins and dragons, the Castle remains impenetrable. Except for one night: 

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October 
πŸ“: Lichtenstein Castle in Hout Bay 

Not Gruesome but Grand 

So Happy Halloween Haunted Beach at Grand Africa CafΓ©

If you dare, come over and play at The Haunted Beach - expect a madhouse of haunted games, performers & twisted characters surrounded by unbelievable decorations, while you vibe to fiery beats brought to you by a notorious selection of SA's top artists.

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Grand Africa CafΓ© & Beach at the V&A

Spooky stalls and snacks on the square

Night on the Square at Green Market Square 

Night on the Square is a City Supported Night Market initiative, that is dedicated to showcasing the diversity of the beautiful Mother City. With local vendors and the Cape Town community at Greenmarket Square, join in the evening for safe night out, where fantastic live music, delicious food and crafts and entertainment can be enjoyed. Prizes will be won by best dressed guests (no entrance fee charged).

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Green Market Square in CBD

Get your steps and shuffles

Family and Pet Friendly Zombie Walk 

The annual Cape Town Zombie Walk is taking over the streets of Cape Town again! The all-ages event welcomes the entire family, including furry friends. Starting at the Company Gardens, the route leads you through the city ending at the Silo District (with an optional party event at the Radisson RED). The walk also helps raise funds for local charities, like the Lucky Lucy Foundation. 

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Company Gardens (starting point)

Day of The Dead | Night at the Red

Day Of The Dead Halloween Fiesta

Joining forces with Zombie Walk - this event will be a little less family-friendly and a little more fiesta. In your wicked outfits and with your spooky crew, enjoy a night out at the Radisson RED. 

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Radisson RED, V&A Waterfront

Mojojojo's Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

Devil's Peak Halloween Party at Mojo Market

Celebrate Halloween in a ghostly fashion in this free event powered by Devil's Peak. Enjoy local live music and a DJ, you slurp and snack on the great food offerings. Remember to dress up, there are prizes up for grabs, and take some complimentary memories at the BOFT Photobooth.

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Mojo Market, Sea Point 

Freaky Films and Chilly Nights 

A Nightmare On Elm Street with Galileo Open Air Cinema

Dress to scare and join The Galileo Open Air Cinema for a night of terror under the stars! Lots of tricks n treats and prizes to be won! Enjoy the music, spooky set-up and entertainment before the movie starts - the ultimate Halloween movie at that! Picnic tickets can include a backrest, blanket and popcorn. 

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Tick Tock goes the clock 

Escape Rooms at Hint Hunt 

Locked in a themed room, you and your team's ticket to survival is solving the riddles to escape within time. From cursed treasures and ancient spells, to suspicious disappearances and old hotels, there's a variety of puzzles to solve together. 

 πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: HintHunt at the V&A Watershed 

Freaky Creations & Crafty Critters

Boo Witch with Baikt Ceramics 

Join the Halloween-themed pottery workshop with Baikt ceramics. Get your creative juices flowing (sipping on something spectacular) while getting crafty with your fellow boos, as your mould and shape beautiful shapes in black clay. Remember to dress up to get in the spooky mood!

πŸ“…: Saturday, 29 October
πŸ“: Baikt Ceramics, Sea Point

Freaky Fiesta 

Dia de los Muertos at Harry's Bar 

For those that missed this weekend's celebrations, or for those are still crave the rave, fret not: Harry's Bar is hosting a freaky fiesta on Friday, 4 November. Join the Grand Pavilion for a night of good music, entertainment and fun. Dress up is always welcome, but there will also be a face-paint artist there to add that extra touch! 

πŸ“…: Friday, 4 November
πŸ“: Grand Pavilion, Sea Point