Celebrate the Spooky Season at one of these Halloween events

Posted on 12 October 2023 By Jordyn Johnson

It’s time to carve a pumpkin, light your lanterns, and dust off those scary costumes because Halloween is right around the corner.

If you’re unsure where or how to celebrate the Spooky season this year, below are some events you won’t want to miss out on.

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Cape Town

1. Papa Paul’s Halloween Party

Kiddies will love Papa Paul’s Halloween Party as it returns for the third time. Children can play games, win ‘best dressed’ prizes, and meet the Count of Halloween.

  • Tickets are R120 per person (over two years old)
  • 29 October from 11:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 17:00

2. Halloween at the Waiting Room

Visit the Waiting Room for a spookily great Halloween. Come dressed to scare and ready for a fun party.

  • Tickets from R60
  • 27 October from 20:00
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3. Mojo Market Halloween Party

For a freaky family Halloween, spend the evening at the Mojo Market. You’ll get to buy your dinner from the food stalls, be in line to win a best-dressed award and dance to live music.

  • Free entrance
  • 31 October from 19:00


1. Ballito Halloween Maze of Horrors

Mozambik and Sables Creatures are hosting a creepy Halloween Maze of Horrors. Dress your best as there will be best dress prizes to be won.

  • Tickets from R50
  • 28 to 30 October

2. Sideshow ‘Carnevil’ at Tiger Tiger

Tiger Tiger is hosting an epic Halloween dance party on two levels, with three dance floors and over ten artists. Hidden surprises and terrifying decorations will transform the venue into a scary carnival.

  • Tickets from R100
  • 28 October from 20:00

3. Halloween High Tea at the Oyster Box

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For a classy Halloween, visit the Oyster Box for a High Tea. The venue promises to serve delicious theme-inspired treats and a spooky setup.

  • Tickets from R550
  • 28 and 29 October from 14:30 – 17:00


1. Halloween at Maracanà with Da Lootz

Dress up, bring your friends, and prepare to dance the night away at Maracanà in Sandton. Da Lootz and other DJs will keep the dancefloor going all night.

  • Tickets from R100
  • 27 October from 21:00
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2. Murder at the Midnight Mic

Sing your way through Halloween Eve at Karaoke Kong. This fun murder mystery event will have everyone there working together to find the killer from among the karaoke bar patrons.

  • Tickets from R50
  • 31 October from 18:30 – 22:30

3. Annual Trick or Treat through Poplar Park

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Poplar Park is hosting its annual Trick or Treat event, suitable for the whole family. Food and drink stalls will keep you satiated while pottery painting, face painters, and jumping castles keep your kiddies busy.

  • Tickets from R60
  • 4 November from 15:00 – 18:00

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