Quirky Halloween Events in London
From slaughterhouse themed supperclubs and undead burlesque, to circus themed forays and fancy dress Halloween events in London, this October 31st 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 North London, why not 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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Last updated on 19th October 2017
Silent discos have never been this spooky as Silent Sounds takes over the Thames on the most terrifying night of the year. Hop on board for the biggest Halloween party in London, with three channels of music, two levels of partying, and an on-board bar for all your drinking needs. And you can party all while the iconic sights of London pass you by.
Certain to both thrill and leave you terrified, the Halloween Ball at The Mansion is an October event that you definitely don't want to miss. Expect to find two floors of terror, a quirky bar serving all sorts of terrifying tipples and plenty of haunting characters lurking in the corners. Taking over a secret London location and with a strict Halloween dress code in place, you won't find an alternative party as quirky as this.
Get ready to release your inner child this Halloween as Ballie Ballerson return with their spooky shenanigans. There will be the hottest afrobeat and hip hop tunes, a great selection of themed cocktails, and of course, plenty of ball pits to dive into.
Head to the top of the shard this Halloween for a night of fun as they screen Psycho along with giving you one of their iconic cocktails.
It's a West Coast special this Halloween as the team behind Hip Hop Brunch are encouraging you to come decked out as your favourite Los Angelese rap stars for fake tattoos, karaoke, West Coast hits from their DJ and more.
For a truly unforgettable Halloween experience, head to the Dark Circus Party at the Grand Hall St Pancras. The highlight of the night will be the terrifying performers, including caged fire-breathers, death-defying trapeze artists and incredibly sword-swallowers. To really make the night special, the team behind Bourne and Hollingsworth cocktail bar will be in charge of the cocktails, flairing together a range of eerie-themed cocktails. Dress up in your scariest attire and run away with the circus this Halloween.
Gather up your favourite ghouls and gals this Halloween in London as Sky Garden are set to boast one of the most stunning events in the city. Found overlooking the London skyline, join this rooftop bash for live music, themed drinks and more.
The 90s Brunch is a fun food event in London that celebrates all the best things from one of Britain's most iconic decades. From walkmans to tamagotchis, no other event perfectly captures what the 90s were all about. This Halloween, the team are pulling out all the stops, hosting a Halloween themed brunch, complete with spooky tracks, themed dishes and a few eerie surprises.
Join 100s of fellow revellers at 93 Feet East this Halloween, as Xclusive Touch take hold for a spectacularly spooky club night fronting skull face painters, dancers, costumes and four separate rooms pulsing out the hottest DJ talent in town.
With its neon lights and tropical vibes, Club Tropicana is all sorts of fun this Halloween. Join the club for a night of games, fruity cocktails and hot hits.
Madbrunch is going to be massive as they host this Halloween special. Head to Madison for one of the prettiest brunches, best music courtesy of celebrity DJs and surprise appearances.
Secretive and sexy, Circus in Covent Garden is putting their spin on Halloween. Join the burlesque club for a masquerade ball which includes stellar performances, Veuve Cliquot and lavish dining.
The Day of the Dead is coming and Brixton’s about to celebrate it with an amazing performance from Brassroots, who’ll be bringing the voodoo to Blues Kitchen.
MALICE is putting on a massive Halloween party in a secret location. Expect all sorts of madness as they combine 1984 and 1984; think Orwellian, think Madonna and think lots of fun.
The classic board game has come to life, with six mysterious characters, six weapons and six hours of partying. This is your chance to eat a delicious dinner, before dancing your way through the mystery.
Join the most twisted circus around this Halloween and prepare to be horrified. A series of crazy entertainers will keep you dazzled all night – if you dare to look at them – with everything from a sword swallower and regurgitator to dramatic contortion, and there will be loads of face paint, masks, decorations and LED screens to get you in the spooky mood.
Enjoy Halloween with a show as the Medieval Banquet gets spooky. Along with a four course meal with special witches’ brew, you’ll be dazzled by witches, warlocks, zombies, werewolves and evil jesters.
Try your hand at pumpkin carving with a difference at Drink, Shop and Do. You’ll be provided with all the materials, a glass of Champagne and all the spooky tunes you can handle.
With bottomless frozen margaritas, delicious brunch plates and a great dress up theme, this Halloween party at Cartel is kicking things off early. Join them for brunch, along with a live Latin band and prizes for the best fancy dress.
The Grand love a good party and this Halloween is no different. Head to Clapham for a massive night of dress up, DJs and horror flicks at this former Victorian theatre.
On top of resident reggae DJs and daytime debauchery galore, the Reggae Brunch's Halloween pirate special promises fancy dress fun, rowdy party vibes, delicious Caribbean eats and an hour of unlimited cocktails and boozy rum punch.
There’s only one place to get those Thriller vibes, and it’s at Guilty Pleasures. With a glitter ball as their full moon, all the ghouls, goblins, zombies, vampires and werewolves are coming for a night of terror and debauchery.
Halloween is coming, but so is winter as Lockside Camden are hosting their very own white walker themed bash this Halloween. Join them in your best Game of Thrones attire as this late night shindig promises some deadly dancing until the early morning.
Taking place in an exclusive Marylebone location, this Halloween party is run by the Queen of Hell. The notorious party animal is raising from the dead for one more night of fun as she brings all sorts of shenanigans to her London mansion.
Not only promising an hour of bottomless drinks, hip hop karaoke and Halloween-inspired daytime debauchery, Overdough has pulled together some of the best pizza parlours in London to offer its guests on the day another hour of unlimited slices of the good stuff.
Perhaps the most outrageous event of the year, the Hoxton Hotel is hosting a special Halloween themed yoga event that's full of surprises. Guests will first take part in a unique yoga workshop - all dictated by the beat of Halloween-themed songs - before enjoying a fresh brunch meal, composed of quirky recipes and fresh ingredients.
Looking for something unique to do this Halloween in London? How does a bottomless dinner sound? We thought so. Join Empress Market for just that this October as they invite guests for bottomless drinks alongside fancy dress and more.
For a saucy twist to your quirky Halloween, join the fun and games down at Proud Cabaret City for a night of dancing and entrancing. The ticket also includes three course meal and devilish after party for those looking to do Halloween a bit differently.
Dance with deviants this Halloween at Shaka Zulu as they present their Black Magic themed bash. Found in their stunning, North London party venue, head on down for fancy dress, themed interiors, late night partying and more.
The living dead are after you at this fitness event, which will see you complete a run as zombies chase you. Reward your survival with beer and a zombie-themed after-party.
Club Tropicana are turning the lights down low and lighting everything up with the help of bodypaint. The club will be making everything UV for a neon wonderland with giveaways and games.
This quirky Halloween event in London sees you locked behind the bars of the long abandoned Alcotraz, with only your wits and a bottle of smuggled alcohol to be made into cocktails to get you through.
If anyone knows about the 27 club, you know they're a pretty infamous group, meaning that this Halloween party at Blues Kitchen Camden is sure to be a pretty infamous bash. Join them as they celebrate with live music and partying galore. Dress up as your favourite 27 club member? It's a must.
The Courtesan in Brixton is all sorts of cool; this Halloween, things are hotting up with dim sum, cocktails, dress up and West End cabaret.
Paranormal hunter Jonathan Blazer is inviting you on a ghost tour around London, where you’ll hunt down ghosts and ghouls… and drink some cocktails along the way.
The haunted circus invites you to the most horrifying show around, as Pop Brixton hosts a night of immersive performers, live music and top Djs all night.
This Halloween, do something completely different – and quite magical – with Impossible Things. They know exactly how to make an impression, with events ranging from 1920s extravaganzas, fairy tale brunches and throwback school parties.
Ever been to a Halloween brunch in London? Now's your chance. Join Absurd Bird for just that this October in London as you join them for bottomless drinks and chicken bites alongside fancy dress, themed drinks and more.
There's been a murder in Mayfair and it's up to you to work out the finer details. Expect cocktails and lavish dining at Hush Mayfair's immersive Halloween event.
Head to the Palm Hotel for a night of immersive magic. Sonic the magician will be bringing his brand of trickery and tomfoolery, with all sorts of ghostly apparitions.
Drink Shop & Do are hosting a dance class. Join them as they teach you how to rock the moves from the movie Hocus Pocus.
Step into this Halloween Horror House for a range of horror film-inspired cocktails and spooky All Hallow's Eve partying - taking place at the King's Head and Courtyard in Fulham. Tickets are £15 and include a complimentary tipple.
This Halloween, head to Electric Brixton for a great Orchestral rendition of Stranger Things, with 80s fancy dress and a retro light show.
Order from the 1930s themed menu at Searcys St Pancras and not only can you feast on traditional dishes served on trains at the time, but also win tickets to a private screening with Champagne reception of new release Murder on the Orient Express.
Halloween at Karma Sanctum is a bit different: kick off with a welcome cocktail, indulge in a three course dinner with prosecco, before being entertained by an exotic fire dancer, and gaining entrance to the Dungeon Party downstairs.
The Coronet in South London is hosting one of the eeriest Halloween nights out in London this year. Recreating the gruesome, terrifying vibes of the classic 1973 black comedy Theatre of Blood, Suzette Field and A Curious Invitation are setting up nine stages of live shows. With 150 performers on the night, this quirky Halloween event is one night out in London you don't want to miss.
More than 150 years ago, the dead were brought to The Vaults to be transported out of London to empty graveyards, there's just one problem - some were left behind. Head to the atmospheric venue this Halloween for a creepy, fun and lively party that includes DJs, cabaret and plenty of spooky surprises.
Immerse yourself in a world of murder and intrigue with the UnCorked Theatre. Watch as the tale unfolds around you and take your stab at who you think might be not just the murderer, but the murdered. It's a play-along murder mystery like no other, and on the 30th of October they unveil their Halloween special, which will no doubt be one of the most captivating Halloween events in London.
Make your Halloween in London a wine-filled on as Ruby's in Dalston host GENUWINE. There will be another hot mix of unusual wines, DJs and dress up.
If you're looking for something quirky to do this Halloween in London, nothing says unusual like an all-black dining experience. Join Bread Street Kitchen for just that as they promise the likes of squid ink risotto alongside veal in black garlic sauce.
From tarot readers through to top DJs, this promises to be a night with a difference. Head to The Curtain in Shoreditch as they host a Halloween party in their underground vaults; it promises to be all kinds of naughty.
Spend your Halloween swooning deep in the allure of a 1920s themed speakeasy bar in a secret location. 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.
It's all about the Coen Brothers this Halloween in London as The Blues Kitchen celebrate the dark comedy duo in all their glory. Join them for a wild night as there's not only DJ sets dedicated to the brothers, there's fancy dress and more.
Give your next night out a twist as Elisabeth Brooke hosts special Tarot reading sessions at Trapeze every first Wednesday of the month.
Experience Mary Shelley's classic story in a whole new light. With a soundscape composed by Submotion Orchestra's Taz Modi, follow the journey of Victor Frankenstein and his famous monster through the rooms of the Westminster Reference Library for an alternative Halloween experience.
Start the Halloween fun early as Zebrano put on a brilliant brunch. The Carnaby spot will be handing out bottomless Bloody Marys and three courses of great brunch food.
Block Party Cinema are inviting you to hang out at theirs this Halloween, as they screen the movie of the year, Get Out. Lounge in the bean bags of chairs and have a great time. Plus it’s presented by Remel London, with prizes, tunes and popcorn.
Go all out this Halloween with this epic four-course meal at Mahiki in Mayfair. The renowned club will be partying with loads of delicious food, paired cocktails and incredible entertainment.
Dance the night away at the Breakfast Club Spitalfields as their DJs rope in the Strictly Come Drag Queen stars to make sure you have the most fabulous Halloween ever.
Join the Kings Head for the spookiest night of the year, as the fanciest ghouls come out to play. Expect storytelling, seances, spooky cinema and dancing till the early hours.
See the terrifying tales of Halloween performed at the Courtyard Theatre as several stories come to life, before the light-hearted improv comedy comes on in the second half.
The Ultimate Power team are pulling out all the stops this October, hosting a huge Halloween club night revolving around the greatest pop, rock and dance songs that have ever been created. Encouraging everyone to dress up in their most terrifying, blood-soaked outfit, the night will revolve around huge Halloween DJ sets, featuring power ballads by the likes of Bon Jovi, Meat Loaf and Michael Jackson. Taking over the 02 Forum in Kentish Town, the energy of this quirky Halloween event is something you'll remember for years and years.
Looking for something truly unusual to do this Halloween in London? Head on down to haunting experience in London as you not only enjoy gin and tonics aplenty, you enter a Victorian gin palace and uncover all of its deepest and darkest secrets.
Head to Brixton Barrio as its bar team bring back the spirit of the dead in their Mexican-themed party. From tequila and mezcal cocktails to facepainting, this is one not to miss with tickets only costing £5.
Halloween? Try the Day of the Dead with Barrio, as they invite you for a night of spectacular face paint, fancy dress, and hellish cocktails made from lashings of rum, mezcal, and tequila.
Ready to try something different this Halloween in London? One of the scariest events in the city, put your noggin to the test as this escape room not only has brain twisting puzzles, there's a zombie in the room, and you could be his next meal if you don't move fast enough.
Become a member of dance floor filler Thriller this Halloween at this fun dance lesson, where you’ll learn to become a monster in the night just like the king of pop.
Find yourself amongst the stars this Halloween with the most preposterous post-show party in the West End. Dress up as your favourite stage character and enjoy a gruesome show from some of the West End's star performers.
Join Bubbledogs for their biggest party yet this Halloween in London as they take to the Hoxton Arches for a night of live DJs, a guest foodie spot from BAO, themed hot dogs and plenty more.
Spend your weekend at the spooky rooftop garden location of the Midnight Apothecary this Halloween, offering everything from carved pumpkins, great cocktails and a descent into Brunel’s Underground chamber.
Club Tropicana are putting their festive spin on Halloween with a tropical day of the dead party. Expect tequila, face painting and some serious party vibes at the London club.