Halloween 2017, South Africa - Parties, Activities & Events
That time of the year is fast approaching! That time where creepy costumes, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, ghosts and ghouls and all things horrid come out of the woodwork.
Halloween, is marked a firm favourite in South Africa's social calendar. We’ve compiled a list of the best Halloween parties, activities and events.
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History of Halloween
Halloween, aka All Saints’ Eve, is an annual celebration celebrated around the world on the 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian Feast of All Hallows’ Day.
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It marks the beginning of that time in the year which is dedicated to remembering the dead, including martyrs, saints (hallows), and all the faithful departed believers.
It is believed that many Halloween traditions stem from Celtic harvest festivals particularly the festival of Samhain.
Halloween in Cape Town
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.
Oroboros Tapas Bar have opened their doors this Halloween with a spooky night filled with tapas and drinks.
Everyone who has embraced the spirit of Halloween by dressing up will receive a free shot. Dj Jacq will keep the beats pumping to ensure a Halloween unlike any other. There will be a wide selection of tapas on the menu for the night and booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
- When: 13 October, 4pm - 2am
- Where: Oroboros Tapas Bar, 4 York Rd, Muizenberg
- More Info: Halloween Party
- 082 925 1073
Halloween Makers Workshop
Women In Tech CPT, Modern Alchemists and Maker Station will be hosting a halloween costume workshop for people who want to create costumes with tech. Anyone is welcome, no matter your skill level in electronics or costuming.
There will be a basic kit included; this includes a mask, some LEDs and a power supply but bring any other supplies you may want to create with. Bring any materials you want to use; cardboard, fabric, LEDs, batteries, wires, paint, tape etc. If you want to help PM them, they can always use some expert hands.
Other makers will be there to inspire you with their art and there will be a few demos throughout the day. You'll even been shown how to light up a 3D printed unicorn horn which you can sew onto a cap or headband.
- Cost: R150 pp, includes pizza, drinks, entry and a basic kit.
- When: 14 October, 10am - 3pm
- Where: Old Biscuit Mill, 15 Plein St, Woodstock, Cape Town
- More Info: Halloween Makers Workshop
Halloween Aerial Photoshoot
Join The Silk Workshop for a spooky adventure in the air at their Halloween Aerial Photoshoot this October. Silks and Lyra will be setup and decorated with a Halloween theme so bring your scariest costumes, makeup and ideas for poses, and join in on some wicked fun and action.
This event will be held at The Silk Workshop Aerial Dance Studio in Montague Gardens. Preparation (make up and dress up) can be done on site from 11am on the day when the venue opens.
The photographer will be setup and ready to start shooting at 2pm. Cost of the shoot will include digital copies of your photos. This also includes access to the studio on Saturday the 21st of October from 10am to 12pm, during the Aerial Open Play session, to come and practice your poses for the photoshoot the next day.
Not only will you get professional aerial photos of yourself, but they guarantee a fun filled day with tons of laughs that will stay in your memories forever.
- Cost: R400 pp
- When: 22 October, 11am - 5pm
- Where: The Silk Workshop - Pty Ltd,
- More Info: Halloween Aerial Photoshoot
- 073 273 3538
Halloween House Of Horrors
It has been said that the Enchantress' Spiegeltent lair is a cursed prison for the ghosts of performers past. These monstrous spirits arise each Halloween to cause fright and delight, and can only be kept from unleashing their evil upon the world by the clapping and cheering of a thrilled audience.
Do your duty and protect the city by joining in on this twisted jol from October 25th to 29th, with after-dark romps. Gather your fellow vampires, zombies, ghouls, witches and demons and don't forget to dress to distress, or you may fall victim to a projectile-vomiting poltergeist.
- Cost: R350 - R550
- When: 25 - 29 October, Starts at 8pm
- Where: Enchanted Cirque, Granger Bay Blvd, Green Point
- More Info: Halloween House Of Horrors
Halloween Party - Bewitched by Bartinney
Bartinney Private Cellar are having a Halloween party and you're invited. Be afraid, be very afraid, this is going to be frightfully fantastic. Dress up as they are giving away a prize for best dressed.
Expect some bumps and base in the night, as they welcome the wicked live entertainment acts, who will be 'creepin' it real'. You're in for tricks, and there will be plenty of potion based treats and ghouslishly good food available. Just watch out for what is around the corner, in the two-story house of terror.
The night seems only fitting, as Bartinney takes it's name from 'Tinne', which means holly bush. The Druid people of yester-year burnt the trees on Halloween signalling the end of the year and the start of the next. So whether you are a Noble Savage neanderthal, a white wine witch, a cabaret clown, or a sauvignon super hero.
Guests will be greeted with a glass of their savagely scrumptious punch and a ton of ghostly goodness. Blow away the cobwebs, gather together your favourite zombies, put on your ghoulishly glamorous glad-rags and join them for a night of hedonism.
- Cost: R50 pp
- When: 27 October, 5pm - 9pm
- Where: Bartinney Private Cellar,
- More Info: Halloween Party - Bewitched by Bartinney
Double T - Tech and Trance Halloween Edition!
Straight out of the Southern Suburbs we present to you "Double T Halloween Edition."
This Halloween they will bring you a line up bigger than the Great Wall of China. They are coming in hot with this one.
- Dylan Munro b2b Past Eight.
- Ty Crighton b2b Tian Voget ( EarPolluterZ throwback set )
- Dan Scot
- More to be released soon.
A night of goblins and ghouls; ghosts and gremlins; witches and wizards and many other creepy things. The night will be packed with techno and trance and all things to make you dance.
- R50 - Pre sold (limited to 100)
- R60 - Before 9pm
- R80 - After 9pm
- When: 27-28 October, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Cape Town Cricket Club, Victoria road, Plumstead
- More Info: Double T - Tech and Trance Halloween Edition!
- 071 135 2526
Halloween American Horror Story Themed
Decodance in Seapoint are throwing their annual famous Halloween bashes! The 70's, 80's, 90's dance club will be decked out with all things creepy.
This Halloween they're turning things up a notch, now featuring the early bird drinks specials (from 8pm - 10pm) where you can pick up a beer or cider for only R15 as well as selected shooters for R15 a pop!
The light up dance floor is always a hit and a great photo opportunity to add to your instagram. There are two Djs spinning a mixture of top tracks and classic anthems. The two private seating options available, non smoking area and the smoking VIP lounge, both conveniently close to the bar, booking is essential if you would like the privacy of being a VIP.
With three bars you should never be left without a drink. Remember to dress to the theme and you could stand a chance of winning big prizes on the night.
- Cost: R60 pp
- When: 28 October, 8pm - 4am
- Where: Decodance Night Club, 120 Main Rd, Seapoint
- More Info: Halloween American Horror Story Theme
- 021 434 3437
Discotekah (DTK) Halloqween 3
They came from planet of the Shady Apes... and now the killer drag queens from outta space have arrived!
Join Discotekah for one epic night of activity from the far reaches of the galaxy. Hold onto your lace fronts ladies, it's going to be a bumpy ride!
- R80 - Presale
- R100 - At the Door
- When: 28 October, 9pm - 4am
- Where: 45 Canterbury St, Cape Town
- More Info: Discotekah (DTK) Halloqween 3
The Pink Panther 2 Night Club is throwing one of their famous Halloween bashes, so get ready for the best night of your life!
The Pink Panther 2 Night Club is Cape Town's premiere LGBT night club, come dance the night way in a friendly welcoming environment and make this Halloween one to remember.
- When: 28 October, 10am - 7pm
- Where: The Pink Panther 2 Night Club, c/o Strand and Rose St, Cape Town
- More Info: Halloween Party
The Dancing Dead - Dansville Halloween
SEEWHY proudly presents Dansville - The Dancing Dead Halloween bash this October at Buckley's Bellville.
Dansville Halloween has become one of the most recognised events over the years and with each party the boundaries are pushed. You will see crazier costumes and some epic outfits. They have a killer line up planned featuring a top selection of Cape Town bass DJ's to keep you off your seat and on your feet.
- Cost: R50 pp
- When: 27 October, 9pm - 4am
- Where: Buckley's, Edward St, Bellville
- More Info: The Dancing Dead - Dansville Halloween
Halloween At The Bombshelter
It's that time of the year again, The Bombshelter Brewpub will be throwing their annual Halloween party!
Come out and celebrate Old Hallows Eve at Muizenberg shoreline with the cosy Bombshelter Brewpub, a local favourite hangout.
- When: 28 October, 8pm - 2am
- Where: Unit B3, Sunrise Park, Sunrise Circle, Muizenberg
- More Info: Halloween At The Bombshelter
Halloween at Movies in the Vines
Those who dare, come join Eaglevlei Wine Estate's haunted walk with a movie screening afterwards. The walk is about 2km from start to finish and leads to a recently discovered deserted graveyard.
The graveyard is said to be haunted by victims of a terrible train accident whose ghosts now roam at night.
Movie line up:
- 27th - Split
- 28th - The Bye Bye Man
- 29th - Amusement
- 30th - (Closed)
- 31st - Clown
The Movies in the Vines run from the 27 October to the 31 October with a movie screened every night except the 30th. The price is R180 per person which includes the haunted walk, a medium pizza, popcorn, a movie ticket and a bottle of red or white wine. Don’t forget a blanket to sit on!
- Cost: R180 pp
- When: 27 - 31 October, Starts at 6pm
- Where: Eaglevlei Wine Estate
- More Info: Halloween at Movies in the Vines
- Contact number: 021 884 4713
Electro-swing Party - Halloween Theme
Its Halloween so why not throw a party! DJ Nick Birlby will be rocking the dancefloor as usual!
There's a free tequila at the door for everyone who dresses in their Halloween best, while stocks last, so make sure you get there early!
Don't have dress up stuff at home? Bring R10 and get your face painted in theme at the door. They'll have security at the door to create a safe space for all you party goers and an additional bar to nobody goes thirsty.
- Free - Before 9:30pm
- R40 - After 9:30pm
- When: 28 October, 9:30pm - 1:30am
- Where: A Touch Of Madness, 12 Nuttall Rd, Observatory
- More Info: Electro-swing Party - Halloween Theme
Halloween Forest Night Run
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!
There will be two creepy races to attend. 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.
All runners must wear a light on their head... its dark out there! Runners are encouraged to dress-up with a special prize for the best dressed Halloween costume.
The wine tasting and the kitchen on Muratie will be open! Top three mens and ladies will win a prize and there will be a lucky draw with various products including Muratie wines!
All finishers will receive a Coke and a Halloween surprise... There will be a refreshment station available on the route with Powerade and sweets.
- R20 - Temporary Running License
- R110 - 5km
- R130 - 10km
- When: 28 October 7pm - 10pm
- Where: Muratie Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
- More Info: Halloween Forest Night Run
- 021 884 4752
Trick or Treat in the Haunted Hotel. Hotel Glencairn and friends will be decorating the hotel from top to bottom for this years Halloween night.
Kids will tricked and treated for a ghoulish night of freaky fun. There will be floodlight jumping castle and devilish dishes. Making Halloween fun for the whole family.
- When: 31 October 2017, 5pm - 10pm
- Where: Hotel Glencairn, Fish Hoek
- Full Event Info: Haunted Hotel @ Hotel Glencairn
Halloween pre-party at UNIK Nightclub
UNIK Nightclub is hosting the first themed party of the year. Come and get your freak on at the Halloween pre-party. UNIK Nightclub will be transformed into a Halloween dungeon with a great DJ lineup and crazy decor.
Come dressed up, there will spot prizes for the best dressed, the craziest party pants and of course the scariest. There will be a R50 cover charge and the doors will open at 9:30pm. The dress code is no effort, no entry. Table bookings are essential.
- Cost: R50 pp
- When: 21 October, 9pm - 4am
- Where: UNIK nightclub, 91 Main Road Claremont
- More Info: Halloween pre-party at UNIK nightclub
- Contact number: 076 879 2760
Something Wicked: The Final Chapter
There will be free candy canes, bubblegums and shots of Bloody Mary upon arrival to the first 100. Free entry to anyone wearing a costume on the night. There will be prizes for the best dressed which include bar tabs for the night.
Look forward to spacious dance floors, insanely trippy decor by Atmosphere Decor and lounging areas for kicking back and enjoying the good vibes. The entire club is fitted with aircons for your comfort. Dress code is stylishly casual or hippie.
This will be the last Fever Friday event so they have encouraged guests to dress up and party with them for one last time.
- R50 - Before 11pm
- R70 - Thereafter
- When: 27 October, 9pm - 6am
- Where: Club Fever, Corner Castor and Pollux Road, Landsdowne
- More Info: Something Wicked: The Final Chapter (Last Fever Friday)
- Contact number: 083 593 1711
Halloween Games Night
Are you ready to Trick or Treat? Edison Way Crossfit invites you for a night of pure spookiness.
There will be games throughout the night with a spooky quiz to finish it all off. Come dressed us as there will be prizes for the best dressed.
- When: 27 October, 6:30pm - 12:30am
- Where: Edison Way CrossFit, 3 Edison Way, Sanddrift
- More Info: Halloween Games Night
Gandalf’s Halloween 2017
Gandalf’s Halloween parties have always been their biggest dress up party of the year. So get your costume ready in preparation for some fun and prizes.
There will be giveaways, prizes and drink specials. Doors will open at 7pm, entrance is R50. The ROAR LIVE band lineup will be announced soon so stay tuned!
- Cost: R50 pp
- When: 28 October, 7pm - 4am
- Where: Gandalf's, Observatory
- More Info: Gandalf’s Halloween 2017
- Contact number: 083 330 0700
Somethings brewing at the Lighthouse Pub and Grill and it'll be ghoulishly fun this October.
There will be a pumpkin carving competition and best dressed award, with drinks specials from 8pm - 9pm so arrive early to take full advantage. A wicked time for everyone is sure to be had, whether you park your broom or wear a mask there is some old hallows eve fun to be had by everyone.
- When: 28 October, 7pm - 12am
- Where: Lighthouse Pub & Grill, 2 Teubes Rd, Kommetjie
- More Info: Halloween Party
Halloween - Get Spooky!
Ladies and gentlemen, you are invited to get your spook on at Rust as we draw close to Old Hallow's Eve.
Zombies, skeleton armies, vampires, ghosts, ghouls, werewolves, mummies and monsters of all shapes and sizes are welcome. There will be spooky shenanigans throughout the evening as well as prizes for the best costume and the best spooky joke told on the evening.
- When: 27 October, 4pm - 10pm
- Where: Rust, 77 Station Rd, Observatory
- More Info: Halloween - Get Spooky!
Come out and celebrate Halloween this October at Banned Rock Lounge, Blouberg is heating up this Halloween.
They are encouraging attendees to bring their Nik Naks, Cream Sodas and Tinder dates for what promises to be a night for the books.
- Bottom Feeder
- The Warinsane
- Reverse the Sands
Bands start jamming at 9pm, arrive early so you don't miss out.
- Cost: R40 pp
- When: 28 October, 9pm - 12am
- Where: Banned Rock Lounge, 12c Marine Cir, Bloubergstrand
- More Info: Unstable Halloween
Halloween Open Air Movie: Dawn Of The Dead
The Galileo Open Air Cinema presents a spooky Halloween movie screening under the stars at Bloemendal Wine Estate.
The beautiful Bloemendal Wine Estate will host a screening of Dawn Of The Dead. Join them for a night under the stars while you cosy up to your pillow because this is going to be a creepy night out.
- R150 p/p includes entrance, blanket, backrest, special tricks & treats in a spooky setting
- When: 31 October, 6pm - 10pm
- Where: Bloemendal Wine Estate, Tygerberg Valley Rd, Cape Town
- More Info: Halloween Open Air Movie: Dawn Of The Dead
Hello Fox's & Vixens... you have all been summoned to attend a halloween party this October at Johnny Foxes Pub & Grill.
The Bandit will be waking the dead...witches, wizards, ghouls, zombies, you are all welcome. There will be a prize for best dressed and some amazing drinks and shooters specials.
- When: 31 October, 7pm - 12:30am
- Where: Johnny Foxe's Pub & Grill, 21 Tafelberg St, Bothasig
- More Info: Halloween Party..
Halloween in Joburg
Joburg sure knows how to throw a party with their bone-chilling list of Halloween parties, activities and events. Attend a spooky, sci-fi theatrical performance or dress up and party for a good cause.
The Haunted Forest by #PiP
Welcome to one and all! Allow us introduce you to the Haunted Forest 2017 themed this year; "Theatre Bizarre"!
This Halloween, attendees will follow a trail of fire-eaters, performers and acts as they follow the evening’s path through the transformed forest at Riversands Farm Village.
Guests will enjoy selected performances from last year's event and exclusive sets created especially for one night only with a hint at the Bizarre. Enter the woods with freaky fog, ghastly spiders, dragons and tutu show girls, stop at the saloon for girls girls girls or walk the plank with muscled pirates.
Your host expects you to arrive in your most goulish or bizarre costume, will you play the part and include a mask? The red hot Vixen Ladies will be available for professional Make Up sessions to let you enter the masquerade, will you be guest or ghost?
- R150 - Phase 1, Adult
- R120 - Phase 1, Teen (17 - 20 Yrs)
- R175 - Phase 2, Adult
- R125 - Phase 2, Teen (17 - 20 Yrs)
- R200 - Phase 3, Adult
- R150 - Phase 3, Teen (17 - 20 Yrs)
- When: 28 October, 7pm - 11:30pm
- Where: Riversands Farm Village, Rose Rd, Knopjeslaagte, Midrand
- More Info: The Haunted Forest by #PiP
No Tricks, Just Treats!
Join Jeep Midrand for an evening of fun and education. Every Summer has a story, make sure it’s a happy one. There will be beer tasting, food pairing and much much more.
Jacqui Ikin will give a talk relating to summer holidays, pre-holiday checks you should have done on your vehicle, tips for saving fuel on your journey and how to pack a vehicle correctly and long distance driving.
Enjoy a professional Beer Tasting by Two Okes Brewery, presented by the brew master Hennie Kloppers. There will also be a food paring with the beer tasting, including offerings from Tirolean Meats and Chocoloza.
The dress code is come as you are but since it is Halloween, there are great prizes to be won for those who dress up. Prizes include gear from Front Runner and RacknRoad. Booking is essential if you don't want to miss out.
- Cost: R75 pp
- When: 31 October, 6pm - 8pm
- Where: Indigo Burn, 80 Albertina Sisulu Rd, Johannesburg
- More Info: No Tricks, Just Treats!
- 082 338 8809
Truth presents Halloween Ball 2017
Truth presents their Halloween Ball 2017, a night that will open the doors to the supernatural world of spirits, shadows and sound.
Expect the spooky, deranged and straight villainous and more this Halloween at Truth.
DJ Line Up:
Doors open at 9pm, there is no dress code for the night.
- Cost: TBA
- When: 28 October, 9pm - 6am
- Where: Truth Joburg
- More Info: Truth presents Halloween Ball 2017
- Contact number: 011 315 9295
Halloween Oreo Treats Class
Come and create your own chocolate covered Oreo treats, just in time for Halloween. All ages are welcome but children need to be accompanied by a parent.
You’ll learn the basics when it comes to working with chocolate and how to decorate Oreos with royal icing, chocolate, fondant and edible prints.
You’ll get to take home an Oreo mould and a box of Oreo treats. Book your seat through Facebook or by contacting the organiser.
- Cost: R300pp
- When: 21 October, 2pm - 3pm
- Where: Lago Puccini, Clearwater Estate, Boksburg
- More Info: Halloween Oreo Treats Class or Facebook page
- Contact details:
- 083 225 1111
The Bride of Halloween Part 2: Plan B from Outer Space
The Bride of Halloween is a theatrical sci-fi Halloween show. Save the 29th October on your calendar and come wash away your regrets and mistakes from the previous night with Plan B from Outer Space.
Lineup and details to be confirmed.
- Cost: TBA
- When: 29 October
- Where: The Good Luck bar
- More Info: The Bride of Halloween Part 2: Plan B from Outer Space
- Contact number: 084 683 4413
Halloween Dance - SPCA Vereeniging & Vanderbijlpark
It’s time for the SPCA Vereeniging & Vanderbijlpark Halloween dance costume party at Charlani Vi. Ticket prices include dinner, however, there will be no cash bar but you are welcome to bring your own refreshments.
There are only 10 tables (100 guests) available so book now. It’s sure to be a memorable evening.
- R150 - Per person
- R250 - Per couple
- R1000 - Per table of 10
- When: 28 October, 6pm - 11:59pm
- Where: Charlani Vi, 11 Van Der Walt Road, Vereeniging
- More Info: Halloween Dance - SPCA Vereeniging & Vanderbijlpark
- Contact details: 071 689 4987 , email@example.com
Brochella: Halloween Edition
Brochella is back, and this it is a lot scarier! Proudly brought to you by Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, LW Mag and TOMS - The Only Music Shop.
- LINDO M
- Jasper Dan
- State Society
- ShutUp! It's Sunday
- Deity's Muse
Dressing up as your favourite bro is not mandatory, but highly encouraged, there will be prizes for best dressed on the night!
- When: 27 October, 6pm - 11:59pm
- Where: Rumours Rock City, Valley Ln, Cresta, Randburg
- More Info: Brochella: Halloween Edition
Halloween Carnevil at Stones Bedfordview
Halloween Carnevil is officially the year of the clown at Stones in Bedfordview.
This year for Halloween they will be transforming Stones Bedfordview into an Evil Carnival with all sorts of surprises.
DJ Line Up:
- Two Tone (CPT)
- Ray Squared
- DJ Suspect
There will a competition for best dressed male and female with an awesome prize of a R2000 bar tab to be won! You receive R20 off your entrance if you come dressed to the theme., with amazing buy 1 get 1 free drinks specials from 9 - 9:30 and again at 12 - 12:30.
- Free before 7pm
- R50 - After 7pm
- When: 28 October, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Stones Bedfordview, 43 Van Buuren Rd, Bedfordview, Germiston
- More Info: Halloween Carnevil at Stones Bedfordview
Chicago's Halloween Weekend
Ghostly greeting’s to one and all.... It's time for the 4th annual Halloween Ball. Vampires, devils and monsters, the Piano Bar will see you freaks on Friday night and then on Saturday, unleash those superhero skin tights.
Expect an evening of chills and thrills with spell binding entertainment, terror-ific taste sensations and great service from the Boo-Crew. Tables to be seated by 7.30pm. Show starts at 8pm.
Live entertainment throughout the night! Book a table for just drinks, a la carte menu is available on the night OR pre-pay for the Halloween special menu, a fang filled feast.
And for all those that like to dress up as an animal, taco, princess, sushi and so much more. Flaunt your costume on both days, originality is worth so much more. Enter the haunted mansion and stand a chance to win best dressed prizes. See freaks and geeks in all sorts sizes!
- Cost: R170 pp (Fang Filled Feast - 2 course meal)
- When: 27 - 28 October
- Where: Chicago's Piano Bar, 3645 Bosbok Rd, Randburg
- More Info: Chicago's Halloween Weekend
- Bookings: (011)7943383
Halloween Horror III
Emalyth and Rumours Rock City team up to bring you their annual Halloween Horror Fest.
This Halloween at Rumours Rock City will feature 12 great live bands, various stalls, best dressed competition and much more.
Band Line Up:
- Cluster Flux
- Puppet On Strings
- Till Terminus
- The Color Blew
- Ruff Majik
- BLEEDING SPAWN
- Adorned in Ash
This non stop party will kick off just after lunch time and go on well into after dark, seamlessly merging into a full blown after dark bash!
- Cost: R60 pp
- When: 28 October, 1pm - 11:55pm
- Where: Rumours Rock City, Valley Ln, Cresta, Randburg
- More Info: Halloween Horror III
Halloween Comedy Night
Parkers Comedy Jive at Montecasino is hosted a night to remember, the Halloween Comedy Night. Guests are invited to dress up as there are prizes for best dressed.
Come out and eat, drink and be oh so scary. If dressing up isn't your thing there is also a raffle that all guests are welcome to enter. bring the whole family as laughs are dished out by the minute.
- Cost: R150 pp
- When: 31 October, 7pm - 10pm
- Where: Parkers Comedy and Jive, Bryanston, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Halloween Comedy Night
90's Mania Halloween Show
The nineties will always be remembered as the last great decade in music history. 90s Mania is a celebration of this cool decade filled with a variety of pop, rock, alternative, old school and a collection of one-hit wonders!
- Cost: R200 (Buy-One-Get-One-Free)
- When: 31 October, 8pm - 10:30pm
- Where: Cresta Barnyard, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: 90s Mania Halloween Show
Halloween in Durban
Durban offers an eerie array of Halloween parties, activities and events to help you celebrate. Challenge yourself to do a yoga class in your Halloween costume or enjoy music that will send shivers down your spine!
Halloween Hike & Yoga
Just Breathe Yoga is back with their annual Halloween Hike & Yoga. This year they’re challenging you to come dressed up in your best Halloween costume and still be wearing it when the class ends.
There will be a prize for best dressed and many fun giveaways on the day. Entrance is R100 which includes entrance to Gibe Gorge.
The group size is limited so to ensure your spot please book online as there will be no tickets at the door.
- 07:30 - 08:00: Arrival and registration
- 08:00 - 09:00: Vinyasa Yoga Class with Mags
- 09:15 - 10:30: 5km trail run or forest hike to the waterfall
The hike is weather dependent but the yoga will take place under cover in the case of rain. Bring your own yoga mat and water for the hike. There will be a limited amount of mats available on request.
- Cost: R100 (for hike & yoga includes entrance to Giba Gorge), R20 for hike only
- When: 1st October, 7:30am - 10:45am
- Where: Giba Gorge MTB Park
- More Info: Halloween Hike & Yoga
- Contact number: 076 208 8202
Origin Halloween 2017 Weekend
Welcome to Origin’s Halloween, one of the most notorious dress up parties in the whole country, now running over a full weekend both Friday and Saturday nights in order to accommodate all audiences.
Devilishly presented by Hunters, both nights have identical production, identical haunted house, identical crowd, music and vibe. The only difference between the two nights this year is that Friday night has two Jhb headliners, Chunda Munki and Kyle Watson, whilst Saturday night has the local Origin resident evils.
Be sure to explore the entire club, as on this night all areas are open to everyone, including all VIP areas. Assuming of course, you find your way into the club at all, through this year's MAZE v2.0 an altogether different entrance experience.
Equal queue priority is given to theme dressed and non-theme dressed patrons, until such time as capacity starts to get limited, and then priority is given to people dressed in theme, and presold computicket sales, so book yours now to avoid disappointment.
- R100 - Dressed in theme
- R150 - Not in theme
- R150 computicket (limited qty) includes R60 free drinks vouchers if dressed in theme (vouchers issued at the gate)
- When: 27 - 29 October, 8pm - 6am
- Where: Origin Nightclub, 61 Clark Rd, Bulwer, Berea
- More Info: Origin Halloween 2017 Weekend
Holla Trails - Halloween Night Trail Run
Holla Trails presents a ghostly night trail run, round up your friends and create a team of 4 people. Social trail run will be relay style, 2 of you to run first lap then hand over baton to the next pair of friends to run the final 5km lap.
There is a "detour" route of 3km (if 5km is too long or too scary to bare!) But be warned, there will be consequences - BOO! There will be live bands and a professional makeup artist to help you blend into the crowd. Come and have fun, dress up, run a lap, socialise and be ghoulish!
- When: 27 October, 7pm
- Where: Esenembi Rd, Balito
- More Info: Holla Trails - Halloween Night Trail Run
Fright Night Halloween
Fright Night Halloween is taking place at the Bus Stop Bar and Grill on 28 October, so wear your scariest costume and bring your tastiest date!
Early bird tickets are currently on sale so act fast! RSVP by 27 October, no ticket sales will be considered at the door currently.
- R100 - Early Bird
- R120 - Phase 2
- R150 - Phase 3
- When: 28 October, 7pm - 3am
- Where: Bus Stop Bar and Grill, 504 Lilian Ngoyi Road
- More Info: Fright Night Halloween
- Contact number: 031 303 1988
Halloween in Pretoria
Pretoria has delivered a set of creepy parties, activities and events for your enjoyment. Killer lineups, hair raising specials, giveaways and creepy decor await you! So start planning that costume now and celebrate in spooky style.
Halloween 2017 at Arcade Fire
Expect a killer lineup, spooky vibes and terrible fun at Halloween 2017 at the Voortrekker Monument Amphi Hall area.
With 3 dance floors this promises to be a smashing night out. Catering to all music lovers, bring your best mate as things will get spooky.
DJ Line Up:
- Alien Ant Farm (US)
- The Plastics
- We Are Charlie
- The Tazers
- BOXER The Bad Guys
- Hello Beautiful
- lil’ bow
- Kyle Watson
- Ryan Murgatroyd
- Matt Suttner
- Two Tone
- Weston & Engine
- Kyle Russouw
Dress code is "come as you aren’t" because it’s Halloween and it’s a lot more fun when everyone gets freaky together.
- R180 - Pre-Sold
- R250 - (online, at door if available)
- When: 28 October, 4pm - 2am
- Where: Amphihall Voortrekker Monument, Eeufees Rd, Pretoria
- More Info: Halloween 2017 at Arcade Fire
- Contact number: 087 980 3531
Alice in Wonderland Halloween Party
Railways Cafe is having an Alice in Wonderland Halloween party so put on your mad hats and come along all you smiley cats!
There will be some live music including:
- Veranda Panda
- The Black Cat Bones
- Scarlotte WIll
There will be a beer garden for all those thirsty throats. Alt.Market is putting on a whole day themed market filled with super creepy looking things and lots of fun.
The market starts at 11am till late. R20 will get you in during the day. There will be spot prizes to be won and trick or treating going on all day.
- R80 - Before 8pm
- R120 - After 8pm
- When: 28 October, 10pm - 4am
- Where: Railways Cafe, 2 Hack Rd, Pretoria
- More Info: Alice in Wonderland Halloween Party
- Contact number: 012 667 1158
House of Cassim’s Halloween Bash
It’s time to dust off your scariest/sexiest outfit and come party through the night with Kyle Cassim and Austin Cassim alongside Solly P and Apollo xi.
There will be some crazy specials to help you party the night away. Doors open at 8pm sharp so come early to take full advantage of those specials.
- Cost: R60 pp
- When: 27 October, 8pm - 4am
- Where: Madison Avenue Pretoria, 2 Ernies Place, Pretoria
- More Info: House of Cassim’s Halloween Bash
- Contact number: 071 609 2675
Halloween Party Ver. 3
Plus27 Promotions is hosting the City of Tshwane’s annual celebration for the young adults and youth to come celebrate and enjoy the Halloween feast. The main act will be Kaylow (Soul Cafe).
DJ Line Up:
- Louis Lunch
- Nqoobi (Hip Hop)
- Divine Brothers
- TJ Moodsetter
Early bird tickets have sold out but presale tickets are still available for R50 so act fast! Face painters will be available at the venue.
- R30 - Early Bird
- R50 - Presale
- R80 - At the Gate
- When: 28 October, 3pm - 6am
- Where: Dinoko Park, Mabopane
- More Info: Halloween Party Ver 3
- Contact number: 073 095 1049
Halloween Quiz 31 October
Come and enjoy a unique quiz night under the theme of Halloween this October. Square Time Cafe & Lounge are hosting a Halloween Quiz like no other.
They will be serving their famously loved menu with Halloween horror a special feature to the night. There will also be R10 000 Holiday Lucky Draw sponsored by Distell, taking place on this night!
- When: 31 October, from 7pm
- Where: Square Time Cafe & Lounge, Haymeadow St, Pretoria
- More Info: Halloween Quiz 31 October
- Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org
With the party fever hitting South Africa hard this year we see a lot of small towns with big dreams throwing some absolute smashers this October.
Halloween ft Grimehouse in George
This masquerade Halloween bash will see Cape Town's very own Grimhouse spinning the decks and keeping you on your feet.
The Zanzibar Sports Cafe in George will be hosting some of the biggest names in the Dj industry this Halloween.
DJ Line Up:
- Grimehouse (Cape Town)
- Lenny Dtox
- Andy Cue
You can expect two banging dance floors with state of the art sound systems and decor that is out of this world. There will also be drinks specials at both bars to ensure you are well lubricated.
- R30 - Pre Sale
- R60 - At The Door
- When: 27 October, 8pm - 2am
- Where: Zanzibar Sports Cafe George, 36 Courtenay St, Bodorp, George
- More Info: Halloween ft Grimehouse
Haunted House Halloween Bash Featuring Vimo in Vereeniging
If you have ever been to one of these Halloween parties in the past you will know that they go all out to ensure you have a night to remember and boast about till the next one!
This year they going even bigger with insane decorations, give-aways, prizes to be won on the night and to top it off they are bringing you the KING of house music, VIMO to drop all those hot Chutney tunes he does so well... Excited yet?
DJ Line Up:
- Milan K DJ
- Kyle Wade Nolan
Sound, lighting and visuals will be done by their good friends Musicfinatix sound & lights, so expect some thumping bass line and crisp clear mids. Prizes for best dressed male, best dressed female and best dressed couple will be sponsored and up for grabs from Red Square and Jagermeister.
There will be tons of drink promo's and specials on the night! They also have a few more sneaky surprises which will be revealed before the event, so stay tuned!
- R60 - Pre Sold
- R80 - At the Door
- When: 27 October, 8pm - 2am
- Where: Highstreet Club, 117 Houtkop Rd, Duncanville, Vereeniging
- More Info: Haunted House Halloween Bash Featuring Vimo
With our awesome list of Halloween parties, activities and events you’ll have all you need to start planning your epic night out. So get that costume ready and prepare to get groovy with ghouls and boogie the night away with banshees.
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