One of the quirkiest Halloween offerings in London this year, Shoreditch's iconic ball pit bar is bringing you themed cocktails, immersive decor and all the childish fun you could want. Boogie to devilish tunes on their dancefloor or spend your evening bobbing around in your own gigantic playpen.
Quirky Halloween Events In London
From spell-binding boozy brunches to zombie glitterati descending on the capital, this October is set to be an all out ruckus of gory antics and scary sights, but where to catch the best of it all? From Clapham to Highgate, check out our recommendations for the best quirky Halloween events in London and get ready for a bloody night on the tiles. You know what they say about painting the town red...
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Attempt to outsmart killer zombies at this thrilling immersive Halloween event. You'll run around the streets, following mysterious riddles in a race against the clock, with an ever-looming threat to add an extra sense of danger.
If you're after something a little different then you've come to the right place. With a Rocky Horror-inspired brunch, West End performers, photobooth and glitter artists, this is one for your diary this Halloween.
If you don't fancy the usual fancy dress fiestas this time around, why not celebrate El Dia de la Cancion Criolla at Ayllu instead? The Peruvian festival vibes will be in full swing at this Central London hangout, where you'll get to tuck into a five-course feast complete with bottomless booze.
Look no further for a Halloween extravaganza. This quirky event in London will bring you a fun party on the rooftop, complete with dancing, a killer DJ and spooky games to play. Plus, if you wear your best Halloween costume, you might get a chance to win a bottle of booze to take home.
Take a trip to an underground chamber, sip rum and whisky hot toddies, toast s'mores on firepits and admire carved pumpkin lanterns at Brunel Museum. This pop-up from Midnight Apothecary is a spooky spectacle for Halloween in London.
If you're looking for something a little different this Halloween, head to Bethnal Green for three immersive VR experiences with Hyper Reality. Battle zombie soldiers in a WW2 camp, find your way out of a haunted house and unwind afterwards with themed cocktails at the cyberpunk bar.
Find yourself behind bars with the key thrown away this Halloween at this thrilling immersive experience, complete with orange boilersuits, prison cells and contraband cocktails. Smuggle your booze past the wicked warden this Halloween for a quirky experience unlike any other.
Dance the night away at a haunted house this Halloween over at The Prince. The West London watering hole will be decked out with creepy decor, designed by some of the industry's leading experts. You'll also get a tasty cocktail included in the price of your ticket.
With Halloween on the horizon, try something new at one of Paint a Pic's classes. On 30th October, you can even win a free ticket for future events by wearing your best costume. In addition, you can unleash your inner artist and draw your interpretation of spooky trees.
Beckenham's The Garden Bar is hosting an unmissable haunted house party this Halloween in partnership with Tequila Patron. Expect a top-quality DJ set from Alex Bowen, a fantastic show from live musicians, delicious, themed cocktails and, of course, brilliant fancy dress.
Enjoy Halloween at The Courtesan over in Brixton with a Cabaret and Burlesque Spooktacular. Throughout the evening, you can dig into dim sum and sip on delicious cocktails as you watch themed performances from Tim Rogers, Bettsie Bon Bon and more.
Taking over venues across London for Halloween spooktaculars, the team at Fabulous Beyond Productions are hosting a Lady Gaga-themed bash and buff bingo extravaganza - complete with free-flowing bubbles, live entertainment and plenty of lols.
Looking for a quirky event this Halloween? Head to Stoke Newington for a spooky night out at this immersive tour and pub crawl. You'll get to explore graveyards, hear scary stories, and visit the best ale houses in London for a few well-earned drinks.
Head down to Pimp My Pumpkin at Shoreditch's All Star Lanes, where the quirky Halloween event sees you put your skills to the test and carve the spookiest pumpkin, all while sipping on a devilishly good dead and stormy cocktail.
Less scary and more scandalous, The Candlelight Club is immersing you in a Prohibition-themed world of drinking and debauchery. Get your dapper outfits on and shimmy over to a secret location where you can expect live music, cabaret and stunning interiors.
Think you can stretch it out to a spooky soundtrack? Then Disco Yoga Halloween Brunch is the quirky event for you. Join them at Gigi's Hoxton this October for an afternoon of yoga poses and weekend brunching with an extra special scary theme.
For a Halloween event filled with quirks and horrifying happenings, look no further than DUO Camden's Squid Games-themed club night. Head down for plenty of entertainment, props from the series and hip hop, club classics and funky house hits from some of the best DJs in town.
One of the best places for a quirky Halloween party in London, Impossible Things' events are always filled with tricks and treats. Expect to find an immersive wonderland of twisted themes and rambling actors making your night out even more memorable.
For something a bit different, Garage Brunch are bringing a Halloween themed event filled with bingo, dancing and live entertainment. Enjoy a two course meal, alongside bottomless cocktails for an hour.
If you're looking for something a bit different for Halloween this year, this Taskmaster event in a secret location will be perfect for you. You and your team get the chance to play fun and spooky games, all for the opportunity to win coveted prizes. Don't forget to wear your costume.
Let out your inner competitive spirit at The Flight Club where their weekend brunch social is getting a killer upgrade. Filled with a deadly soundtrack of Halloween tunes, a devilish cocktail on arrival and eerie prizes and surprises, it promises to be one quirky event.
You can always find a quirky event at Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, and this Halloween they're going one step further with a massive cabaret dedicated to the hits of Britney Spears. Be entertained by stories of twisted love, lust and revenge with fancy dress highly encouraged.
This October, Superheroes Bar in Hoxton is throwing a wicked Halloween bash, The Villains Ball. Dress to kill in your best costume, then enjoy a drag show from Shyanne O'Shea, a DJ playing the best party anthems and creepy cocktails.
Dance to live DJs spinning the biggest tracks in house music at this quirky Halloween party in East London. Café Mambo Ibiza are descending on Shoreditch for a massive Day of the Dead-inspired celebration, with full production and live performers adding to the drama of it all.
Grab your Halloween costume and save some space for a temporary tattoo. At this secret location event, Hip Hop Brunch LDN are also bringing you a three course meal, bottomless drinks and an afternoon of music and dancing.
Head on over to Halloween Zombie Glitterfest 2021 for one quirky way to celebrate this October. The sparkly party planners will be taking over Central London for an epic night out, complete with live music, confetti canons, stilts walkers and plenty more.
Want to do something a little this Halloween? The Devil You Know is a chilling concert set among the headstones of Kensal Green Cemetery. Head here to sip Victorian punch while being serenaded by eerie quarters and spine-tingling poetry.
Looking for something quirky to do this Halloween? Grab your costume and head to this secret location in London for an afternoon of pure entertainment. Along with a delicious Caribbean meal, you'll also be treated to dancing, singing and a game of limbo.
Superheroes Bar is offering you and your mates the chance to get hands-on at a quirky pumpkin carving experience this October. Sip on mugs of Hallowcream while using dedicated tools and templates to make your creations come to life.
Join two of London's finest magicians in an ornate private room at Le Meridien Piccadilly this Halloween for a quirky showcase featuring illusion, mind-reading, and feats of the impossible. To keep things even creepier? It's taking place in an intimate 30-cover setting.
Putt-ing a whole new meaning on quirky Halloween events, Plonk Golf is a great choice for a those of you looking for fun outdoor activities in London. The 9 hole crazy golf pros will be serving up creepy themed cocktails from their on-site bar as you work your way around the course.
This 10km running tour of the East End is one of the quirkiest things to do this Halloween in London. Hit the streets to explore Jack the Ripper's former stomping ground, where you'll learn all about the victims and events surrounding his history.
This creepy and darkly humorous tour of London will teach you all you need to know about the city's history of witchcraft. Discover some of the most devilish stories of the past, explore creepy locations and maybe even dress up if you fancy going all-in.
The UK's biggest rock 'n' roll rave is touching down in London for an unforgettable Halloween party. Join Ultimate Power for their Bat Out Of Helloween special, where air guitars, hair whipping anthems and more are sure to greet you.
This Halloween, why not join The Boat Show Comedy Club? On the 30th of October, they'll be hosting a spooky special, complete with a themed nightclub after the show. But before you boogie the night away, catch a top performance from hilarious comics.
If you're looking for quirky Halloween parties in London, you're in the right place. Love Pub + Grub have launched their very own Halloween Town for you and your mates to explore this spooky season, expect nothing but spooktacular vibes from creepy refreshments to horrifying happenings.
KidZania is holding an adults-only Halloween special this October. You'll get to explore their immersive activities that will unleash your inner child as you play as a pilot, firefighter or radio DJ. There'll be entertainment from top performers, creepy cocktails and prizes for best fancy dress.
This Halloween, Sky Gardens are giving you even more reasons to dress up and celebrate. They'll be throwing open their doors over the weekend, with hell-raising live music, themed concoctions and creepy canapes as you dance the night away.
A bottomless brunch with a spooky twist? We've got you covered. Head over to Between The Bridges on the morning of the 30th of October for A Drag (Brunch) Out of Hell, hosted by Carl Mulleny. While you dine, be entertained by RuPaul's Drag Race stars.
Join Rivoli Ballroom for a night spend dancing to 70s and 80s disco and funk tunes with your fellow freaky revellers. The Grade II-listed spot will be playing host to a creepy crowd of witches and zombies this 30th of October.
Bar Elba is never one to shy away from a party, and Halloween is no exception. Join the bar for an afternoon of bottomless brunching with a Day of the Dead theme. The rooftop rendezvous will come topped off with amazing views, candy skulls, flowers and plenty of mouthwatering Mexican bites.
Looking for quirky Halloween events in London? Ricco Lounge is keeping you entertained with jaw-dropping cabaret performances, horrifying cinema showcases and live jazz music all centred around the spookiest time of the year.
Head to Bunker51 this Halloween for one terrifying immersive experience. Whether you opt for the Zombie S.W.A.T. Training or the Laser Tag battle, you'll be taught how to immobilise the undead before they gets out of hand and ravage the country.
If you're looking to switch things up with the best quirky Halloween events in London, pay a visit to Brompton. These spine-chilling talks centre around the theme of death, with each event supporting the magnificent seven cemeteries.
Fancy something a little different this year? Over at The Stratford, Envy The Queen and a special guest will be hosting a spooktacular Halloween House of Games. Play a raucous round of drag bingo then throw some serious shapes at the disco afterwards.
If you're obsessed with all things celebs, there's no way you can miss out on this bumper weekend of spooktacular celebrating. Join Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen for their DEAD Famous Halloween Party, for a night of channelling famous faces from beyond the grave.
Looking for something a little different this Halloween? The Chocolate Men return for the spooky version of their seriously sexy show, with moves that can even make the undead blush. You won't mind getting up close and personal with these ghoulish guys.
Some of the best Halloween events in North London this year are taking place at Lost Boys Pizza and you won't want to miss it. From bottomless themed brunches to movie night and tarot readings, you can expect a few tricks and treats.
On the search for something a bit quirky? This Halloween, indulge in some tequila and a lot of food at Temper's Day of the Dead event. Along with three courses of authentic Mexican cuisine, the restaurant offers blood-coloured margaritas and endless sides.
This Halloween, why not try something a little different? The Jago is hosting a Neon Nightmares Paint Party, complete with UV lights, scary decor, live music and freaky dancers. You'll get to paint yourself and others and dance the night away until 3am.
When it comes to quirky Halloween events, it doesn't get much more fun than London Shuffle. Teaming the iconic game with Van Helsing cocktails, flowing drinks and bottomless sourdough pizza, these guys have pulled out all the stops.
Starting from the Barbican on the 30th of October, you can embark on a haunted ghost walk of London made especially for singles, where you'll discover some of the spookiest spots in the city. You'll also get the chance to meet other people through ice breaker games and drinks at nearby pubs.
Looking for one of London's quirkiest Halloween parties this October? Cue Black at The Mansion. Taking place in a top secret location, this hedonistic mansion soiree is rallying up the city's ghosts and ghouls for live DJ sets across three dancefloors, exclusive VIP areas and street food.
Enjoy bottomless punch, international street food, live bands, a DJ, plenty of performers, devilish décor and frightening fancy dress when you head down to Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden for a quirky Halloween day out.
Agency Unknown is taking things to the grave this October, with a few tricks and treats on the agenda. Get in you ghoulish garb and expect nights packed with dance-offs, challenges and mystery boxes alongside the usual hilarious antics at some of their quirky Halloween events across London.
Join London's premium vintage showgirls as they host a hair-raising night of burlesque, circus, music and vaudeville tricks and treats. Hidden away at the top-secret The King's Head Members Club, they're sure to have you celebrating in fang-tastic fashion.
Create a human masterpiece over at Neon Naked Death Drawing's Halloween special in Dalston. Taking place at The Jago, you'll get to use neon-reactive paint to decorate a life model using various image-making techniques.
A whole weekend of Halloween-style cabaret? Count us in. The Phoenix Arts Club in Central London has a lineup of just that come the spookiest time of the year. Be guest to drag performances, aerial shows and spectacularly spooky cocktails.
Do Halloween like the Bavarians with a trip to Wunderbar Oktoberfest. The venue will be bringing together daytime brunches and evening blowouts complete with a fun German beer hall setting and plenty of DJ action and kitsch decor.
You've been cordially invited to dine with the Queen at Belair House in Dulwich, but this Halloween soiree comes with a murderous twist. Waltz into an immersive Regency era experience and pop-up restaurant as you strive to survive a classic whodunnit.
One of the most unique Halloween events in London this year, this theatre production will be bringing some much-needed thrills to the Asylum Chapel. Join creators Uncanny Collective for a bold new horror play you won't want to miss.
Ghoulish golf and a Halloween brunch? Count us in. Get down to Puttshack Bank for a fiendishly high-tech game on the course, topped off with bottomless bubbles, a choice of mains (think chicken and waffles, eggs royale or vegan chow) and haunting hits from the resident DJ.
Get ready for some spooky songs and wear your favourite costume. Taking place at Great Portland Street, Debbie Does Halloween brings a haunting themed event with guest singers, competitions, delicious treats and a killer afterparty.
This quirky Halloween event will have you solving puzzles and following clues... without leaving your house. A virtual murder mystery and escape game in one, the event will put your skills to the test ver an hour to see if you can get free and discover the killer.
On Halloween night, you can catch a spooky night of themed cabaret at Phoenix Arts Club. The Central London venue is well-known of its superb shows, and their A Terrifying Night in Soho is set to be no different. Head over for a thrilling experience.