Halloween 2018 Cape Town - 31 October: Parties, Events & Ticket Prices!
Cape Town is celebrating Halloween with a bloodcurdling list of activities and events. Horror movies sure to leave you trembling and great tunes to keep you jiving with ghosts and ghouls, sending chills down your spine.
Travelling over Halloween? Take a look at what the rest of the country is getting up to:
Quick JumpZombie Walk Cape Town 2018Night of the BatZombie Party at Beerhouse on LongDon Julio x The House of Machines presents The Day of The Dead!Halloween Forest Night Run. Presented by Sportsmans WarehouseHalloween Open Air Cinema: ItAfterdark Invasion Zombie FestivalZeitz MOCAA After DarkZombie Walk | Halloween After PartyDay Of The Dead Halloween FiestaHalloween Haunted Walk | Insidious: The Last KeySpooky Scary Cosplay Picnic #18Halloween Classic Film Dress UpMisfits // Halloween 2018Fright Night Live: Halloween Edt. ft Stoker + Indika BlackHalloween Open Air Movie Night - Fright NightKinky Disco: The Lost City of Atlantis FT. Tim Green (UK)Halloween Party - Pick Your PoisonHalloween Mystery Game Event - An Enchanted NightmareCult. Apparel Halloween Creepshow @ MercuryArachnid 21st Annual Halloween Fancy Dress PartyFunky Voodoo Halloween EditionHaunted Harbour | Halloween 2018 Shimmy Beach ClubHalloween Disco Party at The 41So Happy Halloween | Nightmare on Harrington StreetHallow Funday ft. Gonzo, Tune Raider, Minx, Dillyn Will & More
Zombie Walk Cape Town 2018
Each year the Cape Town Zombie Walk / Fest takes over the streets of Cape Town. It's an all ages event making it fun for the entire family and is the only pet friendly event of its kind. They help raise funds for local charities like the Lucky Lucy Foundation for abused and neglected animals and will continue to do so.
The success of this walk works on word of mouth and social media. YOU make this event happen by sharing it and inviting people to come have fun for a great cause. They are aiming for 15000 zombies at this years charity walk. The walk is FREE and open to all ages!
- When: 27 October, 4pm - 6pm
- Where: Company Gardens Capetown, Hiddingh Avenue
- More Info: Zombie Walk Cape Town 2018
Night of the Bat
Join Village Idiot for the ultimate Bacardi Halloween experience : NIGHT OF THE BAT!
Dress up and get a free cup of Witches brew on arrival. Also stand a chance to win a Bacardi bar tab to the value of R1000 for you and your friends!
Line up: 21:00 - 23:30 DJ WeirdKid 23:30 -00:30 DJ Invizable with comrade Dubmasta China 00:30 -close DJ WeirdKid
Nightmarish drinks specials: -Zombie brain shots R20 -Bloodybloody Mary R40 -Passionless Black Margarita R45 -Russian Roulette shots R80 for 4
Zombie Party at Beerhouse on Long
Halloween is around the corner and Beerhouse has a special themed party for you!
Join them on Saturday, 27th October and make sure you bring out your inner ZOMBIE! Dressing up is encouraged.
They have a great live music line-up ready to rock your socks off: 7pm - late DJs and awesome live bands! Band Line up:
- Red Tape Riot
Grab Carling Black Label on Tap for R30 all night long!
- Cost: Free
- When: 27 October, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Beerhouse on Longstreet
- More Info: Zombie Party at Beerhouse on Long
Don Julio x The House of Machines presents The Day of The Dead!
Come celebrate your fleeting mortality at The Day of The Dead!
On Saturday 27 October, they will welcome Death in all its forms to The House! The Ghouls will leave their crypt for a single night to perform on our carpet stage and face-off against hip hop demigod PHFAT!
Come ghosts, ghouls, and ghastly creatures and revel in the shadow of The Reaper 💀
- Cost: TBA
- When: 27 October, 7pm - late
- Where: The House of Machines, 84 Shortmarket Street
- More Info: Don Julio x The House of Machines presents The Day of The Dead!
Halloween Forest Night Run. Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse
HALLOWEEN FOREST NIGHT RUN Presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse Are you brave enough to find out what is lurking around the forest in the dark...? Be fearless & enjoy the eerie night dressed in your most ghoulish costume!
Experience Muratie’s singletrack and test your nerves with an exciting work-out on contour trails for an unforgettable Halloween evening. Be careful not to take a wrong turn....
- 5km - R120
- 7km - R140
- When: 31 October, 7pm - onwards
- Where: Muratie Winery, Knorhoek Rd, Stellenbosch
- More Info: Halloween Forest Night Run. Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse
Halloween Open Air Cinema: It
The Galileo Open Air Cinema brings you an evening full of fright for its annual Halloween celebration. Horror movie addicts, dress-up enthusiasts and thrill-seekers unite for a fear-inspiring evening under the stars for Stephen King’s 2017 film adaption and 1990 remake, ‘IT’.
Pennywise, the bloodthirsty clown, is back to haunt your nightmares as he emerges from the sewer to prey on seven young outcasts over a traumatic summer in their small hometown. The kids, known as The Loser Club, must come face-to-face with the ancient evil monster that has caused the disappearance of other children in the neighbourhood.
Taking place on the foot of Table Mountain at the magnificent Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, with scary décor to transform the usually cheerful venue into a Halloween hot spot, The Galileo sets the bar on things to do on the infamous day of terror. Doors open at 6pm onto a festive market of artisanal food and drinks, tricks and treats to keep you entertained and a best dressed competition to crown the 2018 over-achiever. Once darkness prevails, hold on tight to your blanky, as the movie begins.
- Cost: Tickets range from R80 - R320 - book your tickets here
- When: 31 October, 6pm - 10pm
- Where: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
- More Info: Halloween Open Air Cinema: It
Afterdark Invasion Zombie Festival
Are you brave enough to find out what is lurking around the forest in the dark?
Bring your friends and ZOMBIES to run, walk and crawl the FIRST EVER 6km ZOMBIE NIGHT Obstacle Trail Run presented by BE ACTIVE RETREAT trading as Carabao Afterdark Invasion...all while ZOMBIES chase you.
Then, party the night away with CARABAO AFTERPARTY with international DJ's! It's a Halloween Celebration, so dressing up is strong recommendation!
- 6km run - R350
- Be a zombie - R100
- After party - R200
- Buy tickets here
- When: 27 Oct, 4pm - 1am
- Where: D'Vines events, Klein Drakenstein R101
- More Info: Afterdark Invasion Zombie Festival
Zeitz MOCAA After Dark
Join us to experience the mysterious world of art after dark. This event, exclusively for #ZeitzMOCAAMembers includes viewing of the current exhibitions, live performances in the iconic #BMWAtrium and a delicious Halloween inspired menu from Zeitz MOCAA Food.
There will be loads on offer, including:
- Live DJ sets by DJ1D, Sicula and Matt Halls
- Craft your own bespoke flavoured gin
- Enjoy College of Magic tricks and treats
- Compete in the Costume Challenge
- Capture the night at fun photo booths and self stations
- Full cash bar
Purchase or renew your #ZeitzMOCAAMembership to be part of the festivities. RSVP here to secure your spot here.
Become a member now, via their website, and receive entry to this event as well as unlimited access to the museum for one year. If you'd like to make a night of it, why not join for dinner for only R425 pp.
- Cost: As per membership. Memberships start at R270 per annum
- When: 27 October, 7pm - 4am
- Where: Madison Avenue Cape Town
- More Info: Zombie Walk | Halloween After Party
Zombie Walk | Halloween After Party
Zombie Walk (Cape Town) invites you to join us for SA's biggest Halloween After Party.
Once a year over Halloween, ghouls, ghosts & zombies alike gather in the masses to take over the streets of the mother city. As night falls, the horde makes their way to their house of horror's for one debaucherously fun night out!Expect the unexpected with crazy lights, visuals, LED screen panels, moving heads, strobes, lazers & unparalleled sound.Of course no afterparty would be truly complete without a diverse line up of SA's hottest djs across 2 banging dance-floors to keep you dancing till the very last beat.
- When: 27 October, 7pm - 4am
- Where: Madison Avenue Cape Town
- More Info: Zombie Walk | Halloween After Party
Day Of The Dead Halloween Fiesta
It’s time to celebrate the once living with Cape Town’s very own Day of the Dead Fiesta. It is particularly celebrated in Mexico, where it attains the quality of a National Holiday. We don’t have the luxury of a public holiday, but we do have the luxury of pretending we’re Mexican for an evening. So let’s get a little Mexican and drink some tequila!
We are joining forces with Zombie Fest - Cape Town BIGGEST Halloween event. This event will be a little less family friendly than our Mexican brothers and sisters, but that won’t make it any less of a fiesta. Paint your face, dress up and get ready to party like never before.
THE LINE UP DEAN FUEL (Headliner) Mogey Dane Stirrat Minx IKon CASTO LMC Viktoria Gavin Stander Jay Nunez
🔖 TICKETS 🔖 Tickets available online & through selected reps for those who prefer not to use credit cards.
- Online - R80
- Door Price - R120
- When: 27 October, 8pm - 4am
- Where: Madison Avenue Cape Town, 12 Prestwich Street
- More Info: Day Of The Dead Halloween Fiesta
Halloween Haunted Walk | Insidious: The Last Key
Join of for the most terrifying day of the year, the Movies In the Vines Halloween night! Enjoy the thrills of our famous Haunted Walk filled with crazy characters scary decorations.
There are three parts to this event, including a Haunted Walk, Build-a-Burger, and the movie screening.
- R50 - Haunted Walk Only
- R150 - Haunted Walk, Build-a-burger, Bottle of wine - R150
- R200 - Haunted Walk, Build-a-burger, a bottle of wine, movie ticket, popcorn
- When: 31 October,
- Haunted Walk: 19:30
- Build-a-burger: 19:00
- Movie Screening: 21:00
- Where: Movies in the Vines, Old Paarl Rd
- More Info: Halloween Haunted Walk | Insidious: The Last Key
Spooky Scary Cosplay Picnic #18
Calling all cosplayers to don your scariest, wildest but still comfortable cosplay and enjoy an early Halloween party!
As always, non-cosplayers are welcome as well, although a little seasonal make-up won't be amiss ;) All you need is to bring yourself, food and good cheer to the party! It's a great time to unwind, discuss past events, share tips, recommend new series and make new friends. There will also be bingo, so if anyone wants to donate prizes, please let us know! Remember:
- Free entry once for cosplayers. R10 for the rest.
- When: 20 October, 12pm - 3pm
- Where: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Drive
- More Info: Spooky Scary Cosplay Picnic #18
Halloween Classic Film Dress Up
This Halloween Decodance Nightclub will be transformed into your worst nightmare!
The theme for this one is Classic Horror Films, will you be Carrie or Mandy, Jason or Jack? Allow your inner freak flag to fly this Halloween.
They are also sporting some amazing drink specials from 8pm - 10pm, grab a double G&T for R32, 2 double Klipdrift and Coke for R49 or a double Sky Vodka and Redbull for R49! With insane specials like these you definitely want to arrive early!
- FREE - Those dressed in theme (Before 11pm)
- When: 27 October, 8pm - 4am
- Where: Decodance, 120 Main Rd, Seapoint
- More Info: Halloween Classic Film Dress Up
Misfits // Halloween 2018
Misfits X Oasis on Long present Halloween 2018! 👻👻👻
They've been known to throw some spooky shindigs here at Misfits HQ. They've done Durban. They've done Bloem, it's now Cape Town's turn.
They will be transforming Oasis into something straight out of your nightmares. Come experience a night of Drum & Bass covering the full spectrum of the genre. Liquid, rollers, jump up and neuro.
Come dressed up and pay less on the night! Line up and set times to be announce!
- R50 before 00:00
- R70 after 00:00
- R30 if you're dressed to the theme
- When: 27 October, 9pm - 4am
- Where: OASIS on Long, 219 Long Street
- More Info: Misfits // Halloween 2018
Fright Night Live: Halloween Edt. ft Stoker + Indika Black
If you've been looking for a reason to get your freak on and your face painted, then this is the place to be! The doors will open at 4pm and happy hour will carry you through to 8pm - Happy Hour doesn't get happier than this!
There will be make-up artists from 7-10pm to get your fright face on! And if happy hour isn't enough for you, there will b crazy good drink specials from 8pm - 10pm; some drinks will be on special all night!
Prizes for best dressed! Bands start 9pm, DJ's from 11pm
- Cost: Free
- When: Oct 26 at 4 PM – Oct 27 at 3 AM
- Where: Aces'n'Spades Bar, 62 Hout Street
- More Info: Fright Night Live: Halloween Edt. ft Stoker + Indika Black
Halloween Open Air Movie Night - Fright Night
The BFM and Ohana Events brings you the Starlight Cinema Spooktacular. Film Screening - Fright night (2011)
What to expect:
A transformed venue to bring out the very best of Halloween. High quality open air cinema screening the Fright Night remake. Food Trucks on site, picnic style food on offer, beer garden, dress the part and win Spooktacular Prizes. Refreshments available on sale! Bring your Friends, Family, blankets and back rests for a relaxing and enjoyable night.
- Cost: R75, buy tickets here
- When: Oct 27, 6PM - 10PM
- Where: The Burgundy Family Market, 22 Viridian Road, Burgundy estate
- More Info: Halloween Open Air Movie Night - Fright Night
Kinky Disco: The Lost City of Atlantis FT. Tim Green (UK)
The year is 1753, you are out at sea exploring her vast expanse. A storm surges forward towards you - like nothing you've ever seen before.
The last thing you remember is a 100 foot wave... You open your eyes to find you're lying on the most beautiful sandy beach you've ever seen. The sun towering above you as you're cradled by the majestic coastal mountain range...On the 27th of October, Kinky Disco will gather the fam once again to celebrate their infamous Season Opener at Kogel Bay Resort, so get out that captain's hat, dress to impress as we transport you to a different world through art and decor.
- When: Oct 27 at 12 PM – Oct 28 at 2 AM
- Where: Kogelbay, Cape Town
- More Info: Kinky Disco: The Lost City of Atlantis FT. Tim Green (UK)
Halloween Party - Pick Your Poison
Calling all creatures of the night! In collaboration with Leonista 100% Karoo Agave Spirit and Theonista, Drifter Brewing Company welcomes you to their haunted brewery for an evening of spooky brews and a boogie!
In keeping with Halloween tradition, wear your best costume!
- Cost: R50 at the door
- When: 26 October, 8pm - 1am
- Where: Drifter Brewing Company, 156 Victoria Rd., 7925 Woodstock
- More Info: Halloween Party - Pick Your Poison
Halloween Mystery Game Event - An Enchanted Nightmare
You were invited to attend the reading of the last will and testament of Dr Jack Ripper.
As per his last request, all beneficiaries were requested to gather at his estate for one last dinner before the reading. The last thing you can remember was gathering in the library for drinks before feeling drowsy and losing consciousness.
Upon awakening, everything had changed and you were dressed as a fairy-tale character. More disconcerting was the juicy husks of several other guests, drained of life, scattered across the mansion. What is going on? And are you next? Join the nightmare and try to solve this enchanted mystery.
💃Dress Code: Twisted Fairy-Tale Characters.
- R495pp including 3 course dinner and mystery to solve
- When: October 26 at 7:05 PM – 10:05 PM
- Where: Knife Restaurant, Crystal Towers, Century City
- More Info: Halloween Mystery Game Event - New - Theme to be announced
Cult. Apparel Halloween Creepshow @ Mercury
Cult.Apparel are gearing up to launch their clothing brand as well as their online store. This is also a special night where KillKenny Photography will be launching. Let’s get rekt, beautiful people.
Think of this as the Zombie Prom you didn’t get to attend. Wear your Halloween best and stand a chance to win. Spot a photographer and capture some memories - Creepshow style. They will also be selling corsages (obviously with a twist) just to add to the Zombie Prom vibe.
- Cost: TBC
- When:October 27 at 8pm
- Where: Mercury Zonnebloem, 43 De Villiers Ave
- More Info: Facebook Page
Arachnid 21st Annual Halloween Fancy Dress Party
Go party with Spinnekoppe for their 21st Halloween Party! There will be a love band, and free toxic sludges throughout the evening. There will also be booze at biker pocket friendly prices.
There will be cash prizes for the best dressed. The entry will also include 3D Metal Badge.
- Cost: R50
- When: October 26 at 7pm
- Where: 58 On Lower Main, 58 Lower Main Road Observatory
- More Info: Arachnid 21st Annual Halloween Fancy Dress Party
Funky Voodoo Halloween Edition
Straight outta the Southern Burbs comes "Funky Voodoo : Halloween Edition". 👻 👻 👻
This Halloween they will bring you a line up built bigger than the Great wall of China, they are coming in hot with this one! A night of goblins and ghouls, ghosts and gremlins, witches and wizards and many other things.
Dj Line Up:
- Disco Volante
- Josh Mac
- Ty Crighton
- Divergent (LIVE)
- Alex Munroe
- Bio Entity vs Basic Psyence
The night will be packed with Deephouse,Techno, Trance and all things to make you dance."Ghouls just wanna have fun." - Anonymous
- R50 Pre sold (Limited to 200)
- At the door (If available):
- R70 Before 9PM
- R100 After 9PM
- When: Oct 27 at 2 PM – Oct 28 at 2 AM
- Where: Cape Town Cricket Club, Plumstead
- More Info: Funky Voodoo Halloween Edition
Haunted Harbour | Halloween 2018 Shimmy Beach Club
Join Shimmy Beach Club this Halloween for something a little different as they bring you HAUNTED HARBOUR at Shimmy Beach Club!
LINE UP: Phase 1 Artists:
- STRANGE LOVING
- DANE STIRRAT
Phase 2 will be released soon. No U18's allowed, and ID's are essential. P.S. Dress to theme and win awesome prizes on the night.
- R120 (excl. service fee) Phase 2
- R150 (excl. service fee) Phase 3
- R200 Door (if available)
- When: Oct 27 at 5 PM - 4 AM
- Where: Shimmy Beach Club
- More Info: Haunted Harbour | Halloween 2018 Shimmy Beach Club
Halloween Disco Party at The 41
Trick or Drink?! The 41 will transform into the Twilight Zone this Halloween on Saturday, 27 October. Boogie or shuffle on down for a night of ghostly festivities and celebrations with quite a few scary surprises…
Get your freak on with the devilish DJ René The French Man who will make you rattle your bones all night on the dangerous Dance Floor with some of the best Old-School Disco hits ever!
From 6 to 9 indulge in frighteningly flavoursome canapes and receive a complimentary candy floss cocktail with Cruz Vodka for only R150 per person. A La Carte dinner, tapas, burgers, pizzas and sushi are also available during this scary night. Kitchen closing at 9.30pm.
Party Table bookings with a minimum of 6 guests per table will enjoy a complimentary bottle of Cruz Vodka with mixers.
Dress Code: IT - 'Stephen King' classic
- Cost: R150
- When: Oct 27 at 6PM - 2AM
- Where: The 41, 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay
- More Info: Facebook Page
So Happy Halloween | Nightmare on Harrington Street
The 4th annual halloween edition returns to Harrington Street! Creatures escape the shadows as it turns into a Nightmare on Harrington Street!
Nightmares, ghouls, freaks and other assorted mysterious characters will meet up again for the sexiest and most frightening experience of the year! Harrington Street will never be the same again after the 27th October.
👻What to expect:
- Nightmare Asylum Freak Market (7pm till 10pm)
- Nightmarish performers & twisted characters.
Harrington’s revamped extension 🎃 eye slashing halloween decorations. 🔥 Firey beats to move your soul brought to you by our notorious selection of SA's top artists.- DJ line-up to be announced soon!
- Early Crow: R150
- Scare Crow: R200
- Dead Crow: R250
- When: Oct 27 at 5PM - 4AM
- Where: Harringtons Cocktail Lounge, 61b Harrington Street
- More Info: Facebook Page
Hallow Funday ft. Gonzo, Tune Raider, Minx, Dillyn Will & More
We know that everyone enjoys a good old Sunday Funday skit and with multiple events taking place the previous day with no Sunday Funday in sight, we decided to give the people what they want by trying something new! 🤡
The Soulshaker Movement, Believe The Hype, For The People (by Mister Bear and Friends) and Mystical Illusion have joined forces to bring you an 11:11 Halloween Treat.
Decodance Night Club is a spacious venue with air conditioned smoking and non-smoking dance floors, lots of comfortable seating, 3 bars, and 2 kick-ass sound systems!
This is a 12 hour event which builds in tempo and as the day progresses, will be split over 2 floors as your feet get warmed up 👣. The venue will be kitted out with psychedelic decor as well as a photographer to capture all your Hallow Funday moments!
🎧 Line Up:
- Beat 2 Beat Brothers
- DJ Viper 2.0
- Disco Daze
- Joe Clews
- Dillyn Will
- Tiger Lili
- Tune Raider
But wait, there's more...
We've decided that all our Super supporters who joined us on the Friday and Saturday events (26th - 27th October) access to the exclusive discounted Super Trooper tickets for Hallow Funday if you show us your bands 😱.
And last but not least...
Cape Town sure knows how to bring the halloween heat. Whether you've been dying to show off your latest zombie outfit, or you'd really like to let your alter ego out for the night, nows your chance!
- R50 - Super Trooper
- R70 - Regular Trooper
- When: 28 October, 11:11am - 11:11pm
- Venue: Decodance 120 Main Rd, Seapoint
- More Info: Hallow Funday ft. Gonzo, Tune Raider, Minx, Dillyn Will & More
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