Fancy Dress Halloween Events in London

Whether you fancy cruising around the city like a cat, or you're pulling out all the stops on a zealous zombie to remember, whatever fancy dress foray that you fancy, we've got them. Boasting some of the best Halloween events in London, you could be getting ghoulish in Golders Green, prancing around like a pumpkin in St Pancras, or feeling witchy in West London. Check out our guide to the best fancy dress Halloween events in London, and get ready for skeletons and scares a-plenty.

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Last updated on 15th October 2018

@ Secret London Location on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 21:00 - 4:00

With prizes going to the best dressed, you'll want to make an effort at this spooktacular club night. The location is top secret, but you can guarantee an epic night filled with live music, entertainment, art installations and more.

@ The Forum on Fri, 26th Oct 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

With over 2000 quirky revellers at this Twisted Circus, The Forum is putting on a show like you've never seen before. Experience the dark side of the circus as live stage circus acts take on death-defying stunts, while DJs provide the soundtrack to an epic night.

@ Bunker 51 on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October 2018

Get you battle gear on as The Purge hits London and prepare yourselves for the most chaotic night of the year. All crime is legal, and you need too get to Bunker 51 to wait it out. Once inside, dance the night away and let your desires run free. 

@ Secret Location on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

Fancy dress is a must at this abandoned big top, as you're encouraged to don your best costume and join the dark circus troupe. With a twisted circus of caged curiosities, fire breathers, acrobats, trapeze artists and bizarre sideshow oddities, you'll need to look the part.

5 events @ Tropicana Beach Club with 5 upcoming dates from 26 Oct 2018 until 03 Nov 2018

This Covent Garden hangout is pulling out all the stops, with a spooktacular lineup of events this Halloween. Head to Camp Tropicana, get Lost in Paradise, experience The Witching Hour, join the Day of the Dead and get lost at the Glow in the Dark party, where fancy dress is encouraged and cocktails are devilishly delicious.

5 events @ Roadhouse with 6 upcoming dates from 26 Oct 2018 until 31 Oct 2018

Expect big frights, huge giveaways and live music as Roadhouse take you deep into the depths of Halloween. Think Rockaoke, lip sync battles and creatures from the tide spread as this Covent Garden favourite puts on a huge series of events over six days.

@ Sway on Wed, 31st Oct 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

Follow Alice on an adventure as she takes you down the rabbit hole to a fantasy world like you've never seen before. Think deranged bunnies, crazy cats and a few queens who just might steal your heart. With tunes going 'til 3am, you're going to want to take Thursday off.

4 events @ The Grand with 6 upcoming dates from 23 Oct 2018 until 29 Oct 2018

The Grand's movie nights are a great chance to get into costume and have one hell of a time watching your favourite Halloween classics. Expect heaps of fun with live performers, bright lights, confetti and themed cocktails at this immersive experience. 

@ The King's Head Member's Club on Fri, 26th Oct 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Jaw-dropping and spectacular, you won't find anything quite like Gin-House Burlesque. The sumptuous show takes place in a secret Private Members club in Dalston; explore the taxidermy-filled rooms to find all sorts of scintillating performances.

12 events @ The Exhibit with 34 upcoming dates starting on 17 Oct 2018

Head south this October, as The Exhibit in Balham invites you for a brunch spooktacular. There's screenings of cult classics, like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hocus Pocus, BeetleJuice and Practical Magic, but not before tucking into brunch dishes and soaking up bottomless bubbles.

@ Bala Baya on Fri, 26th Oct 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

With a bewitching menu, devilish selection of cocktails and a night of dancing to DJs till late, Bala Baya is throwing one of the best Halloween parties in Southwark this year. Find a partner and dress to impress, because there's prizes for the best dressed couples and deadly duos.

@ The Phoenix on Wed, 31st Oct 2018 @ 20:00 - 23:00

Head to The Phoenix where you'll encounter some slick tricks and entertaining treats at this bewitching night. Swap your usual Wednesday night for an evening at this Cavendish Square spot, where musical bingo, dance-offs and prizes for the best fancy dress await.

@ 93 Feet East on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

93 Feet East are hosting a Day of the Dead Halloween invasion this year, with four rooms of music and plenty of hijinks. Expect four rooms of music, face painting, dancers and heaps of confetti, so get into your freakiest frock and head to Brick Lane. 

@ Circus on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 18:30 - 2:00

Descend into the darkness as Circus invites you to get twisted this Halloween. Dress up in your best devilishly dark get-up and get your hands on a special selection of cocktails alongside champagne and a mouth-watering dinner before dancing the night away to live DJs.

@ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 18:00 - 1:00

Get ready for the fright of your life, as this Soho spot invites you to celebrate Halloween at this bloodthirsty bash. Not only will the best-dressed partier win a magnum of champagne, but there's even burlesque dancers, live DJs, free-flowing prosecco and a three-course feast.

@ Barhopping UK | Meeting point: Soho Zebrano Bar on Friday 26th October 2018 and 2 other dates

Get spookied up to the nines and head to Central London where this epic Halloween bar crawl will be bringing you free pizzas, shots, discount drinks and free entry to four exclusive London bars and clubs.

@ Secret London Location on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 12:00 - 17:00

Whether you have a penchant for the green-skinned Wicked Witch of the West or are thinking to don the animal print a la Lion King, this musical-themed brunch is the perfect place to be this Halloween. Think 5 hours of musical hits, 90 minutes of bottomless drinks and a 2-course brunch. Numbers don't lie.

@ The Dead Dolls House Islington on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 19:00 - 22:00

Dead Dolls House is a top pick for Halloween, and being located in a haunted Victorian townhouse, you can understand why. Tuck into a deliciously spooky dinner before dancing the night away to the tunes of DJs spinning only the sickest of tunes.

@ JuJu Chelsea on Wed, 31st Oct 2018 @ 19:00 - 1:30

Dishing up daring Asian tapas and Bloody Bellinis, this bottomless supper club from JuJu Chelsea is the only way to get your Halloween plans underway. Dress to distress and get your fill of unlimited fizz before you party late into the night.

@ The Lucky Pig Fitzrovia on Wed, 31st Oct 2018 @ 17:00 - 0:00

Dress in your most freakishly glamorous frocks and prepare for a night of mischief in Fitzrovia. This Halloween, The Lucky Pig is celebrating by becoming a palace of decadence and debauchery. With a feast for the senses, sip on refreshing cocktails and dance the night away. 

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@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 27th October 2018

Bringing the days of American prohibition back to life and giving things a bit of a spooky twist, The Candelit Club is a secret bar that offers Londoners a brilliant way to spend their Halloween weekend. With a live swing band and are the best prohibition era cocktails, the entire room will be beautifully decorated with jack-o-laterns, draping cobwebs and eerie antiques. Let your creative side shine, decision your own outfit and spend the your Halloween in the swinging 1920s.

@ Westminster Pier on Friday 26th October 2018 and 2 other dates

Take part in this horrifying four hour cruise along the river Thames for this fancy dress bash you won't want to miss. Expect outrageous outfits, monstrous beats and an awful after party as this terrifying party unfolds. 

@ Rascals on Friday 26th and Wednesday 31st October 2018

It's time to sissy that walk because the hallo-queens are here for a special edition of Kiki with Drag Queens. Expect hair-raising performances, lip sync battles, and plenty of sashays and shantes. With prizes for the best fancy dress, you're going to want to go all out for this one.

20 events @ 4 venues with 559 upcoming dates starting on 17 Oct 2018

With fancy dress competition, professional facepainters and hellish Halloween-themed cocktails, Barrio is the place to be this spooky season. Celebrate Day of the Dead as DJs spin disco rhythms, party anthems and old school classics in Shoreditch, Angel Brixton and Soho.

@ The Old Queen's Head on Fri, 26th Oct 2018 @ 20:00 - 2:00

Dust off your fangs and practice your face painting skills, because there's going to be a nightmare on Essex Road this Halloween and you'll want to look the part. Mingle with ghouls and goblins as resident DJs spin R&B tunes, with two floors of wicked drinks and a killer karaoke room in the attic.

@ Jin Bo Law on Sat, 27th Oct 2018 @ 14:00 - 4:00

This immersive Halloween event transforms the new sky bar into the inner realms of hell. Get into your most ghoulish looks as you dance from dusk till dawn, with fire performers, themed drinks, body painters and magicians on hand to keep you entertained.

@ The Breakfast Club Spitalfields on Fri, 26th Oct 2018 @ 18:30 - 23:30

Step right up if you're in need of a sassy night out. It's that time of the year again and the Strictly Come Drag Queens are returning to this Spitalfields hotspot for an evening of cheesy music, fabulous looks and boo-zy cocktails, while the Detention DJ trio provide an epic soundtrack to your night.