Trick Or Treating Sweets
Halloween isn’t Halloween if there’s no candy involved. So, if you need to stock up and get ready for those little trick or treaters, take a look at our list of top sweet stores in Joburg.
Crank Up Your Costume Game
Before you head off to the creepy and scary parties in the city, make sure you look the part with the most ghoulish costume ever! These costume hire stores have costumes for every kind of monster, witch, goblin or ghost you wish to morph into this Halloween.
Ghoulish Family Fun
Superzest Halloween Night Trail Run
Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 19:00 – 21:00
Venue: PWC Bike Park, 1A Libertas Street & off Sloane Street, Bryanston, Johanneburg
Cost: Tickets cost between R125 per person. Click here to register.
Lace up your running shoes and grab the whole family for a night of spooky fun! Don’t miss the Superzest Halloween Night Trail Run at PWC Bike Park. Take your pick from either the 5km or 8km run. As for the kids, they’ll have a blast with the trick or treat run. Make sure you dress up for the occasion, it’s the spookiest time of the year after all.
The Haunted Forest
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 – Sunday, 27 October 2019
Venue: Killarney Country Club, 60 5th Street, Lower Houghton, Johannesburg
Cost: Tickets are R50 – R200 per person, get your tickets here.
There are two sessions to this event, one that’s family friendly and the other that’s adults only. But for now, we’ll talk about the family-friendly version. For one day only, a 3km woodland walkway will scare the daylights out of brave visitors with plenty of freaky things like creepy eyeballs and skeletons in unexpected places. Families can watch a PG scary movie on the big screen and enjoy tons of activities to keep everyone entertained, including trick or treating for the kids. The only requirement is that you dress up in your most ghoulish costume.
AdventureTails Halloween BarnWalk & Run
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 at 07:00 – 10:00
Venue: The Big Red Barn, 7 Nelson Road, Olifantsfontein, Johannesburg
Cost: Pre-entry is R55 per person, R115 per person on the day. Dogs enter for FREE. Register here.
This one is for the whole family, including your four-legged fur babies! Join AdventureTails and Bravecto for their fun Tick or Treat Walk/Run. If you and your doggies arrive dressed in your best Halloween costumes, you could win some awesome prizes! Also, Discovery Vitality members will earn 300 Vitality points on the 5km trail and 600 on the 10km route. After crossing the finish line, hang out for a while and enjoy plenty of eats and drinks. There will be lucky draws and prizes up for grabs.
The Haunted House at Northgate
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 – Sunday, 01 October 2019
Venue: Northgate Shopping Centre, corner Northumberland Road and Olievenhout Avenue, Northriding, Johannesburg
Cost: FREE entry
Feeling brave? Looking to get a little spooked this Halloween? Then enter if you dare! The Haunted House at Northgate Shopping Centre will guarantee a haunting over the Halloween weekend. Every year, the organisers do something excitingly creepy to delight visitors, both young and old, so don’t miss out.
Tricks and Loads of Treats
Date: Sunday, 27 October 2019
Venue: Greenstone Shopping Centre, corner Van Riebeeck and Modderfontein Road, Greenstone Hill, Johannesburg
Looking for Halloween thrills for the little ones? Navigate the Creepy Crawly Cave and jump into the giant Candy Floss Pit, then try your hand at the Rock Climbing Wall. For the ultimate sensory play, visit the Witch’s Spot – a collection of mysterious, weird and whacky substances. This experience is limited to 200 kids aged 2 – 12 (parental supervision required). Click here to book ASAP. Also, little trick or treaters aged 2 – 12 are invited to walk through the mall and collect additional sweets at participating stores on the day. Don’t forget to sign up for the Super Spooky Workshops, on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Doritos Presents The Festival de Mexico Halloween Fiesta!
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 at 12:00 – 22:00
Venue: Outdoor event arena at Montecasino, Montecasino Blvd, Fourways, Johannesburg
Cost: Tickets are R60 – R250 per person, and you can buy your tickets online!
There’ll be more music, more food and a whole lot more fun, but this time, for the entire family! Celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead festivities with Halloween decor, costumes and trick or treating, get ready for the Festival de Mexico Halloween Festival at Montecasino. Indulge in authentic and oh-so-delicious Mexican food from over 24 different food vendors, sample a variety of tequilas and Mexican cocktails, have a blast with piñata showdowns, a chilli-eating competition, mariachi bands, bull riding, face painting and the fun-filled kiddies area. And that’s not all! The live entertainment boasts an impressive local lineup including performances by Matthew Mole, Goodluck, Rubber Duc, DJ Zinhle, Kyle Cassim, Ryan The DJ and 4AM Band. It’s an exciting day out for the whole family!
Creepy Fun For The Grown-Ups
The Dead Don’t Die – Halloween
Date: Friday, 25 October 2019 from 20:00 – 08:00
Venue: Madison Avenue, 19 Wessel Road, Rivonia, Johannesburg
Cost: Entry costs R50 before 22:00 | Ladies: R80 after 22:00. Gents: R100 after 22:00
This is going to be one party you don’t want to miss! Welcome to The Dead Don’t Die – Halloween! Dance the night away to epic tunes spun by the DJ and don’t forget to grab yourself an eye ball shot at R10 between 22:00 and 00:00. Also, there will be loads of giveaways and prizes up for grabs, so make sure you get there looking as scary as possible in the spirit of Halloween.
Halloween Ball 2019
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 21:00 – 05:00
Venue: Truth Nightclub, Old Pretoria Road, Halfway House, Midrand
Cost: Tickets cost R150 per person (excluding ticket service fee) and can be purchased here.
It’s time to party up a storm at Truth Nightclub’s Halloween Ball 2019! This awesome party opens the doors to the supernatural world of spirits, ghouls and monsters for one night only. Expect deranged, frightening horror and prepare to dance like the undead. There’s no dress code, but it’s Halloween after all, so why not dress up in your creepiest outfit? The live music lineup includes Dennis Cruz, Tim Green, Animal Trainer and other local heavyweights.
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 from 16:00 until late
Venue: Rumours Rock City, corner Weltervreden Road and Valley Lane, Randburg, Johannesburg
Cost: R100 per person pre-sale, R120 per person at the door. Get your tickets here.
Kick off the Halloween celebrations with some awesome live music at Rumours Rock City in Randburg! Catch Fokofpolisiekar, Hellcats, FUZIGISH, PHFAT, Mix n Blend, Grimehouse and many more epic acts at this spooky celebration. Don’t forget to arrive in your best Halloween costume!
Chicago’s 2019 Halloween Weekend Fun Events
- Witches Night Out (Friday, 25 October 2019 at 18:00 – 02:00)
- Halloween Dance Social – Monster Mash line dance (Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 19:00 – 01:00)
- Festival of Frights Halloween Party (Friday, 01 November 2019 at 18:00 – 02:00)
- Day of The Dead Tequila Party (Saturday, 02 November 2019 at 18:00 – 02:00)
Venue: Chicago’s Piano Bar, corner Beyers Naudé and Duiker Street, Randpark Ridge, Randburg, Johannesburg
Chicago’s Piano Bar will once again be throwing their epic lineup of Halloween fun throughout this Halloween season, and if you are a huge fan of anything spooky and fun, this is just where you belong. This one is for all the monsters and ghouls out there. They have something pretty wicked in store to send chills down your spine. Arrive dressed in your best Halloween costume and stand a chance to win a best-dressed prize. Besides the spellbinding entertainment, your ticket gets you welcome shooters on arrival.