In a couple of weeks, Cape Town is going to be scary place to be in. Why? Its Halloween of course! Cape Town is the place to be for the spookiest parties and events. So, pick your creepiest costume and dare your friends to join you at one of these Halloween parties in Cape Town.
South African Horrorfest
Since 2004, the horrorfest has been the podium for Horror, chiller and thriller film festivals. At this festival you will be treated to plenty of short and long movies on the big screen from all over the world. This event will be held at the iconic Labia Theatre. Besides watching a scary movie, the horrorfest is also a place for competitions, markets, an after party and much more.
Date: 26 October – 3 November Price: R45-R60 Location: Labia Theatre
Silent Disco at the Beerhouse
Dancing away to one of three channels full of the spooky hits from the Beerhouse DJ’s this Halloween. You can probably tell from its name that Beerhouse is famous for its beer. You can choose from one of the twenty-five beer taps and ninety beers that are on offer.
Date: 27 October Price: R50 (you need to hand in your ID or bankcard as deposit) Location: Long street
Creatures of the night
The weekend of Creatures of the night is an evening of dangerously good fun and spooky entertainment at the Riverlodge Backpackers in Oude Moulen Village. At this party you can expect a mix of Blues, Oriental dancing, Latino Ska, Southern Rock and Electric Swing. Don’t forget to show up in your best Halloween costume because there is a prize for best dressed.
Date: 28 October Price: R150 – R170 Location: Riverlodge Backpackers in Oude Moulen Village.
The Gandalf’s Halloween party is all about the dressing up. Pick out your best Halloween custom and make sure that you spook everyone. Besides scaring everyone with your best outfit there are live bands who will rock the stage. The minimum age at this party is 21.
Date: 28 October Price: R50 Location: 229 Lower Main Rd Observatory
Each year the Zombie walk South Africa is taking over the streets of Cape Town. This event started in 2009 with 180 zombies and nowadays it’s grown to over 3500 zombies. The organisations helps local charities to raise funds for abused and neglected animals. There will be road closures planned for the zombie walk. Imagine the roads in Cape Town full of zombies, scary! With the beats of Kilopascal, Factory DJ’s, Victoria Botha and LMC at the afterparty. The route in town is free and starts at 6pm, the doors for the afterparty will be open at 7pm.
Date: 28 October Price: R80 – R250 (afterparty) Location: Cape Town
Bewitched by Bartinney
Be afraid of this Halloween party full of live entertainment acts. You will be greeted with a glass of their savagely Satan punch before the party starts. Also available a variety of good food and a lot of special beers. Gather your favourite zombies together and join for a frightful night.
Date: 22 October Price: R400 Location: The Silk Workshop, Cape Town
With so many options it’s hard to choose what to do with Halloween. We hope this list has helped to narrow it down. Looking forward to one of these Halloween events and need a place to stay in Cape Town, check out our accommodation options below.