21 Haunting Halloween Events To Book Now

The witching hour is upon us and it’s time to frighten yourself silly with the best of London’s Halloween happenings. Whether you’re knocking back champagne at Sky Garden’s spooktacular soirée, sipping cocktails at 12th Knot, or (ghost)busting a move at Lucky Voice, you’re in for a terrifying time at these London Halloween events.

For those of us whose trick or treating days are a thing of the past, here’s a round up of some of the best Halloween events in London for 2023.

London Halloween Events 2023

Late-Night Theatre Tours & Halloween Afternoon Tea At The Lane

Said to be one of the most haunted buildings in the world, do you dare to explore this historic theatre’s hidden secrets by night? Throughout October, The Lane will host late-night theatre tours where guests will unearth hidden tales, scandals, conspiracies, and even hear a ghost story or two. Starting at 9:15pm, the exclusive tour comes with a special Halloween cocktail in the Cecil Beaton bar, where you can grab a tipple to gear yourself up for the spooks ahead.

Visiting by day? Get into the spooky spirit with The Lane’s brand new Halloween Afternoon Tea which includes sweet treats by London based baker, Lily Vanilli. The special Halloween edition features her signature pillow-soft vanilla and passionfruit sponge with gingerbread tombstone, edible soil and ghostly graveyard-vine piping; a mini sticky toffee pudding filled with a custard centre, drizzled in salted caramel and topped with a spooky eye; followed by a strawberry ice cream sandwich and warm fruit scones.

Where: Catherine St, London WC2B 5JF

When: Until Tuesday 31st October

Website: www.thelane.co.uk

Sky Garden’s Halloween Party

This year, Sky Garden’s annual Halloween party is back and set to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place on Friday 28th October from 8pm, venture 35 floors up for hauntingly sky-high views of London and immerse yourself in a spooktacular soirée filled with live music, dancing and devilishly good cocktails.

Ghoulish garms are encouraged, so be sure to don your freakiest outfit for the occasion as the incredible live band works their magic and lights up the dancefloor. Later on, the paranormal party gets started as Sky Garden’s late-night DJ takes to the decks, playing dance anthems and spine-tingling tunes into the dead of the night.  

For an epic one-fright-night-only, entry tickets start from £65 and include a scarily delicious welcome cocktail whilst VIP tickets for groups and a three-course dining experience at Darwin Brasserie with party access are also available.

Where: 1, Sky Garden Walk, London EC3M 8AF

When: Friday 27th October

Website: www.skygarden.london

Phantoms Of The Deep at Sexy Fish 

Sexy Fish will host the ultimate Phantoms Of The Deep Halloween party on Saturday 28th October where guests can enjoy immersive live acts, music from their house DJs, and mesmerising entertainment – including mystic mermaids. Bewitching themed cocktails will also be on offer.

Where: Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BR

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.sexyfish.com

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Halloween Drag & DJ Brunch at Bounce

Get your freak on this Halloween by heading down to the most menacing brunch in town at the home of ping pong. Forget the tricks when it comes to the food and entertainment though – it’s all treats this year at Bounce – with a monstrous two-hour brunch including spine-tingling entertainment, unlimited Prosecco, pizza, beer, and Halloween themed tournaments.

Spooky dressing up is very much encouraged, with a prize for the most bloodcurdling outfit. Dress to distress.

Where: 241 Old St, London EC1V 9EY

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.bouncepingpong.com 


Join Biscuiteers  for a spooky Halloween themed School of Icing class. Whether you’re a home baking pro or fancy learning something new, here you’ll master the skills to hand-ice your own collection of Halloween biscuits – including colouring, piping, feathering, line and flood icing. 

You’ll also get a tea or coffee to keep you going as you ice, as well as 10% off any spooky shopping done in the boutique after the class.

Master the skills to hand-ice your own Halloween biscuits.

Where: Multiple Locations

When: Saturday 21st October – Tuesday 31st October

Website: www.biscuiteers.com

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Twisted Fortunes at Park Chinois

Looking for a haunted yet glamorous night in Mayfair? Join Park Chinois for a thrilling ‘Twisted Fortunes’ event on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th, and Tuesday 31st October. Club Chinois promises an evening of mesmerising entertainment, complete with immersive acts, crystal balls, tarot cards and black candles to set the mood. 

Enhancing the enchanting experience is their exquisite Cantonese cuisine, perfectly complemented by exclusive Twisted Fortune cocktails featuring Volcán Tequila & Belvedere Vodka. Make sure to dress up in sophisticated Halloween attire – this is an extravagant Halloween celebration, after all.

Where: 17 Berkeley St, London W1J 8EA

When: Saturday 28th and Tuesday 31st October

Website: www.parkchinois.com

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Dia De Los Muertos On The Rooftop at One Hundred Shoreditch

On Friday 3rd November, guests at One Hundred Shoreditch will be transported to the realm of the afterlife through music – thanks to DJ La Santa, Mexican décor, flavoursome tequila cocktails and tasty treats. To truly embrace the party spirit, guests are encouraged to dress up in Day of the Dead costumes, and the hotel will even offer makeup sessions to help you channel your inner Calavera. 

On the menu, a special Day of the Dead cocktail, the La Calavera Margarita will be available, featuring Patron Reposado, Cointreau, Agave, Lime Juice, and Blood Orange Soda.

Where: 100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ

When: Friday 3rd November

Website: www.onehundredshoreditch.com

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Thriller-Themed Brunch at Rake’s Café Bar

On Saturday 28th October, Rake’s Café Bar will be getting a thrilling makeover, celebrating Halloween in style with a Thriller-themed brunch. 

Soundtracked by everyone’s favourite Halloween hits, Rake’s will be offering all of their brunch favourites alongside a choice of bottomless cocktails, prosecco, or Champagne.

Where: 40 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7QN

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.hyattrestaurants.com

Which Wine is Witch at Gaucho

Gaucho’s Sour Grapes series is back with a Which Wine Is Witch special to (trick or) treat guests to an evening of blind tastings. On Tuesday 31st October from 6pm, surrender to the unknown and sip on four glasses of wine paired with delicious small plates in order for you to pick your perfect poison. 

There’ll also be a talented Tarot Reader on hand to answer all your big life questions.

Where: Gaucho Charlotte Street,  60A Charlotte St, London W1T 2NU

When: Tuesday 31st October

Website: www.gauchorestaurants.com

25th Anniversary Halloween House Party at Home House

To celebrate 25 years of revelry and debauchery, Home House will be kicking off its anniversary festivities with a highly anticipated annual Halloween extravaganza on Friday 27th October 2023. 

This year’s theme, ‘Infamous 25’, invites members and guests on a spine-chilling journey through the House as they revisit the club’s most hair-raising Halloween highlights of the past 25 years; from ‘The Altar: Till Death Do Us Part’, to ‘The Unfairground: Rollercoaster crash’. The entire club will be transformed with eerie entertainment and show-stopping performances.

Where: 20 Portman Square, London W1H 6LW

When: Friday 27th October

Website: www.homehouse.co.uk

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Los Muertos Halloween & Day Of The Dead at 100 Wardour Street

100 Wardour Street is putting on a host of fright-filled Halloween and Day of the Dead events throughout the spooky season – from two Los Muertos Halloween parties on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October, to a Day of the Dead celebration on Thursday 2nd November. 

The bar will be decked head-to-toe with pops of orange, pink and red throughout, including hanging skulls, brightly lit candles and floral garlands, all paired with Mexican food and devilishly good, tequila-based cocktails.

Where: 100 Wardour St, London W1F 0TL

When: Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October
Thursday 2nd November

Website: www.100wardourst.com

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Wear your sleekest Halloween attire for a night to remember.

Mischief & Mayhem at 12th Knot

A night of mischief and mayhem awaits you at 12th Knot’s spooktacular rooftop playground, where one hell of a party will be thrown this Halloweekend. 

With Halloween cocktails, musical mischief and a stylish atmosphere, leave your inhibitions at the door, put on your sleekest Halloween attire and head down for a night to remember. There’ll also be a £100 bar tab up for grabs for the best-dressed on the night – all you’ll need to do is tag 12th Knot in your pics for a chance to win.

Where: 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.seacontainerslondon.com 

El Dia Of The Dead at London Cabaret Club

Brace yourself to be haunted and push the boundaries of fear as London Cabaret Club’s presents their Halloween show, ‘El Día of The Dead’ running from the 26th to the 28th of October 2023. Step into a realm of bone-chilling entertainment and experience an immersive dining journey relaying the story of Romeo and Juliet, plunging the audience into the shadows, madness, and consequences of infatuation. 

Ticket options start from £50, including a welcome drink, reserved area for the show, and access to the after party; up to Royal Diamond Tickets for £215, including canapés on arrival, a themed cocktail, half a bottle of premium wine, half a bottle of premium champagne, and a VIP three-course menu.

Where: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1B 4DA

When: Thursday 26th October – Saturday 28th October

Website: www.thelondoncabaretclub.com

Immersive dining and bone-chilling entertainment.

Creepy Carnival Halloween Party at Skylight Tobacco Dock

Don your most frightful fashion at Skylight Tobacco Dock’s creepy carnival-themed Halloween Party, complete with incredible views of the city. For £15, you’ll enjoy entry to East London’s spookiest night of the year as well as a special scary cocktail on arrival. Decked out with pumpkin patches and gruesome décor, expect an evening filled with eery entertainers, special cocktails, thriller DJs and games like croquet, cornhole toss and ping pong. 

There’ll also be prizes for the best-dressed ghosts, ghouls, witches and zombies – and extra credit for clowns, who’ll receive a free croquet session. For a true treat, Skylight’s signature igloos will undergo a monster makeover and are available to book for groups of up to ten.

Where: Tobacco Dock, London E1W 2SF

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.skylightbars.com

The Carlton Tower Of Terror Cinema

For those who prefer to be spooked by films, look to The Carlton Tower’s spooktacular Tower of Terror Cinema. The hotel’s ballroom will undergo a spooky transformation to celebrate the most haunting weekend of the year so you can experience your favourite Halloween movies like never before, decked out with plush seating, footrests, popcorn stands, pick and mix and a state-of-the-art sound system.

Most films are on the tamer side (good news for those of us who aren’t into horror). Think Hocus Pocus, The Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Joker  – with Scream, IT, and The Shining thrown in for anyone who loves a good jump scare. Tickets are £55 per screening and include a signature Halloween cocktail, a glass of wine or beer, mini burgers, vegan hotdogs, popcorn, and sweet treats.

Where: 1 Cadogan Pl, London SW1X 9PY

When: Saturday 28th October – Sunday 29th October

Website: www.jumeirah.com

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The hotel’s ballroom will turn into a spooky cinema to celebrate the most haunting weekend of the year.

Down The Rabbit Hole at W London

Get ready to embark on an artistic trip at W London this Halloween, as you follow the white rabbit “Down the Rabbit Hole” – a whimsical realm of twist and turns, with stunning décor and interactive acts that bring the story to life.

Watch on as the masked artist, DJ Kasseus, produces artwork in real-time while simultaneously DJing and creating sound collages.

Where: W, Leicester Square, 10 Wardour St, London W1D 6QF

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.theperceptionbar.com

Dia De Los Muertos at Los Mochis

In honour of its Mexican inspired menu and interiors, Los Mochis will be celebrating Halloween with a week-long Dia de Los Muertos celebration from 28th October-5th November.

Filled with vibrant celebrations, delicious food specials and a mariachi band, there’ll also be an exclusive cocktail, the ‘Family Ties’, featuring Tapatio Reposado Tequila, Amontillado Sherry, Apricot, Lemon, Vetiver, Chamoy, and a Tajín-dusted rum. On the menu will be vibrant Mexican dishes like Seabass Tiradito with Citrus-Miso, and Soft-Shell Crab Tacos.

Where: 2-4 Farmer St, London W8 7SN

When: Saturday 28th October – Sunday 5th November

Website: www.losmochis.co.uk

Haunted Halloween Takeover at The Mandrake

This Halloween, The Mandrake invites you to experience its hair-raising HAUNTED takeover on Saturday 28th October – with supernatural surprises lurking in every dark corner.

From 8:00pm – 3:00am, the hotel will host some of London’s finest creators of art, sound and visual experiences to create an iridescent display of horror – emulating a haunted mansion. Think blood-red décor, spine-chilling performances, creative cocktails and a three-course menu from South American restaurant, YOPO.

Where: 20-21 Newman St, London W1T 1PG

When: Saturday 28th October

Website: www.themandrake.com

Murder On The Dancefloor at Lucky Voice

Gather your squad because it’s time to step into the world of karaoke this Halloween for Lucky Voice’s Murder On The Dancefloor event – a spooktacular Halloween sing you’ll never forget.

All Lucky Voice venues will have their bars kitted out in a ‘death of the discoball’ theme, with Halloween playlists available for you to sing your dark heart out to. Plus, all karaoke rooms booked via the website will get a free round of Witches Brew cocktails, straight from the cauldron.

Where: Multiple Locations

When: Friday 27th October – Tuesday 31st October

Website: www.luckyvoice.com

Ghost In The Machine at Hijingo

Enter an alternate reality of dystopian horror as you join the ultimate high-octane, immersive, multi-sensory bingo experience, Ghost In The Machine, where Hijingo’s mainframe has been compromised and their Hijingobots have been hacked by an evil AI uprising.

The bingo shows will run for two weekends only, with a range of ticket options including a signature Halloween cocktail, brunch, and bottomless prosecco and beer. There are also huge prizes to be won, including a European holiday.

Where: 90 Worship St, London EC2A 2BA

When: 20-21st October
26-31st October

Website: www.hijingo.com

Halloween at Sixes Cricket Club

From 16th October – 5th November, head down to Sixes Cricket Club where their Halloween bowler, Paxton, will be causing venue-wide mischief with some tricky bowling to test everyone in the nets.

Keep an eye out for some trick or treat themed food and drink specials too, with their “Trick or Treat Shotbat” and extra hot trick or treat chicken wings, where one wing will be covered in their secret extra hot sauce.

Where: Multiple Locations

When: Until 5th November

Website: www.sixescricket.com

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