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Top 11 Events on Halloween

Scary fun in Berlin

Pumpkin in front of the Brandenburg Gate
Pumpkin in front of the Brandenburg Gate © (c) visumate

The time has come: Halloween in Berlin is on 31 October. Witches, vampires and ghosts will once again celebrate exuberantly or move from house to house. Meet them at the spookiest spots and haunted places in Berlin. This Halloween in Berlin there will also once again be many events with fun and scary factor 

Here is our selection for all creatures of the night ...

Tip 1: Get scared at the horror nights

Shadows of the Halloween Zombies
Shadows of the Halloween Zombies © Getty Images, Foto: Pam Susemiehl

Scream if you can: Horror Nights at Filmpark Babelsberg will make your worst nightmares come true. Zombies, monsters and gasping creatures will terrify you and chase you across the grounds through corridors and mazes. And when the gates to damnation open, all you can do is run - or face the fear. 
Since the horror nights are very popular and partly already sold out, you should quickly secure your ticket.

Where: Filmpark Babelsberg, Potsdam
When: October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 + 28, November 3 + 4, 2023.

Horror nights

Tip 2: Celebrate with Berlin's biggest Halloween party

Friends at a Halloween Party
Friends at a Halloween Party © Getty Images, Foto: Westend61

The biggest party on Halloween takes place in the Kulturbrauerei. With only one ticket you have eight floors with spooky fun and cool music. 18 DJs will play, so that every monster will find the perfect music for his moves. To make sure you're in style, you can also get your makeup done for free.

When: October 27 and 28 
Where: Kulturbrauerei, Schönhauser Allee 36, Prenzlauer Berg

Halloween party in Kulturbrauerei

Tip 3: Get goosebumps in the Berlin Dungeon

Folterknecht Berlin Dungeon
© © Berlin Dungeon

The Berlin Dungeon awaits all year round with spooky stories from Berlin's gloomy past. Cool special effects in original settings promise goosebumps and creeps. And in October you can visit it on selected days even in the dark evening hours, because then the "Home of Halloween" now opens longer for you! In addition to the longer opening hours from 7 p.m., there will also be a particularly spooky admission.

When: on selected days 
Where: Berlin Dungeon, Spandauer Strasse 2, Mitte

Tickets for the Dungeon

Tip 4: Run away from the monsters at the Halloween Run Berlin

Pumpkin in Halloween Forest
Pumpkin in Halloween Forest © Getty Images, Foto: winyuu

Running into the dark: Take part in the Halloween Run Berlin. The run promises a lot of action and Halloween fun, and you can choose between different long distances. Of course, there will also be a costume contest. So put on your monster skin or vampire garb and get to the start. And for the little monsters there will be face painting, pumpkin carving and music.

When: October 28
Where: Volkspark Jungfernheide, Charlottenburg

Halloween Run Berlin 
Tip 5: Get frightened in the FEZ

Halloween make-up for children
Halloween make-up for children © Getty Images, Foto: Peter Muller

Witches, monsters and ghosts have gathered in the FEZ on Halloween to offer the little ones true scares and of course child-friendly entertainment. Learn more about the afterlife, wander through the haunted house and discover eerie traces in the basement. Abysses open up, but you can face your fears - and have a lot of fun doing it.

When: 21 October - 5 November
Where: FEZ, An der Wuhlheide 197, Köpenick

Halloween nights at FEZ

Tip 6: Dance back to the 2000s

Berlin: Party in a club
Party in a club ©, Foto: Photolyric Stock Productions (Klöpper & Eisenschmidt GbR)

You like the party music of the 1990s and 2000s? Then the Halloween party in the spooky decorated Spindler & Klatt is the right place for you. With a view of the Spree, it's back to the turn of the millennium as you dance to the coolest hits from back then.

When: October 28
Where: Spindler & Klatt, Köpenicker Str. 16-17, Kreuzberg

Volle Kanne 90er/2000er – Halloween Party 

Tip 7: Experience a captivating evening at the restaurant

Hand holding wine glass while pouring red wine
Red wine is poured in a wine glass © Getty Images, Foto: Bastian Lizut / EyeEm

Simply Captivating: This special 6-course menu appeals to all the senses and is a truly captivating experience, because rope Artist Dan Apus Monoceros shows you seductive bondage art at the Secret Table. You too will be part of this outlandish production, where a delicious dinner and aesthetic bondage performance merge into an artful overall experience, because it's called "Dress to impress".

When: Oct. 31, 2023, 7 p.m.
Where: theNOname, Oranienburger Str. 32, Mitte


Tip 8: Get lost in the old factory

Glowing Halloween Pumpkins in the Dark
Glowing Halloween Pumpkins in the Dark © GettyImages, Bild: AlexRaths

And where can you meet your favorite horror characters? Maybe in the sprawling vaults of an abandoned factory at Halloween Party - The Abandoned Factory Pt.1+2.... Here you can dance the night away. But be alert, because there's a basement that better stay locked forever.

Where: Greifswalder Straße 23a, Prenzlauer Berg
When: October 27 and 28

Halloween Party - The Abandoned Factory Pt.1+2... 

Tip 9: Gets nightmares on Halloween

Halloween Crew at a Party
Halloween Crew at a Party © Getty Images: Bild, Gpointstudio

Dancing vampires, swinging witches and celebrating ghosts: In spookily decorated Spindler&Klatt they celebrate together through the night. With House, Hip Hop, Pop & Classics, everyone storms the dance floor together in one of the most beautiful Halloween locations in Berlin. Dance along, best in a matching costume and have the time of your life. It's going to be a fun evening ...

Where: Spindler & Klatt, Köpenicker Straße 16-17, Mitte 
When: October 27

Tip 10: Let your imagination run wild with the Chaos Royal

Friends at a Halloween party
Friends at a Halloween party © Getty Images, Foto: Westend61

We can't tell you what to expect on this evening, because nobody knows. Everything that happens is freely improvised and happens on demand from the audience.So sit down comfortably in the BKA Theater, let your imagination run wild at the annual Halloween Special and inspire the team to truly terrifying, abysmal and eerie stories.

Where: BKA Theater, Mehringdamm 34, Kreuzberg
When: October 30

Chaos Royal

Tip 11: Discover Berlin's only queer Halloween Haunt

Dragqueen © Getty Images, Foto: FG Trade

Horror and Halloween can also be diverse and queer. Berlin's only queer Halloween Haunt promises an immersive experience where you will be transported into a walk-through 360° performance installation and embark on a unique journey full of fascinating moments. Immerse yourself in the world of the Nightcrawlers and celebrate the uncanny and horror as the place where new - queer - stories can emerge, making life a little more colorful.

Where: Alte Münze Berlin, Molkenmarkt 2, Mitte
When: October 28-31


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does not smile on fotos. But in real life she enjoys with a smile in her face the rich cultural life of Berlin - the metropolis both in front of and behind the scenes. Her favourite season is the Berlinale, then she spends 10 days watching movies and writing about them in the blog. All posts