Halloween in Barcelona: outstanding activities

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Children
Cinema
Concerts
Experiences

Trick or Treating. In the case of Barcelona we should say Halloween or Castanyada, although it seems that Halloween has won. Some fusion has taken place but in this case the external tradition is the one that has taken the leading role. Just go to a supermarket to see the spaces dedicated to Halloween: among the pumpkins, skulls, witches and other elements typical of Halloween you can find local elements: chestnuts, sweet potatoes and "panellets". And speaking of tradition, it would not be bad if you go to a chestnut and sweet potato stall (here is an official list, it is from 2020 but it is the most current that we have found) and then buy some panellets in one of these patisseries.

Here you will find a list of the most outstanding activities (or should we say, the few that are going to be held) in which you can participate on the eve of all Saints and, some, even more days:

The night of souls

Show

The Night of Souls is a new horror show that is held at the Krüeger Hotel in the Tibidabo Amusement Park. Go up to the Park with the new Cuca de Llum and tremble with fear.

Place: Tibidabo Amusement Park
Date and hours: Saturday 16, Saturday 23, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October at 8:30 p.m. / Tuesday 12th, Sunday 17th, Sunday 24th October and Monday 1st November at 7:30 p.m.
Price: € 19.00

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Halloween at Catalonia in Miniature

Family activity, Experiences

Special decorations for Halloween, a Passage of Terror, spooky special animations, Halloween-themed mockups, a Halloween Ball, and even themed menu for the occasion.

Place: Catalonia in Miniature, Can Balasch de Baix, s / n, Torrelles de Llobregat, Barcelona
Date: October 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31, and November 1, 6 and 7.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
General admission price: € 11.90

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Halloween at the Poble Espanyol

Family activity

To enjoy the Halloween Party in a quiet and familiar environment. For several days you can walk the streets of Poble, with special decoration for the occasion. There will be many activities and workshops for the little ones: scary costume contest, terrifying inflatables where you can jump without stopping, a cemetery to walk among ancient tombs (it is recommended to walk without disturbing the dead), photocalls, themed craft workshops, and more surprises.

Place: Poble Espanyol
Date: Weekends from October 23 to November 21, and November 1.
Time: from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Price: from € 8,00

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The Antic Horror Picture Show - XII Festival of Fantastic and Horror Short Films

Cinema

Short-format cinema with the twelfth edition of the Horror Short Film Festival, Antic Horror Picture Show. On Thursday 10/31 the selected short films will be screened and the winners will be announced. Two prizes will be awarded.

Place: Antic Teatre, carrer de Verdaguer i Callís, 12, 08003 Barcelona
Date: 10/31
Hour: 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm
Price: free

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Impro Horror Show

Show

Impro Horror Show is a terrifyingly funny show. An improvisation show with stories of monsters, zombies and stories of intrigue, and where the audience is complicit with their titles and suggestions.

Place: Teatreneu, carrer de Terol, 26, 08012 Barcelona
Date: various sessions from October 27 to November 27.
Time: several hours
Price: from € 16.00

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Horror movies

Cinema

The largest movie theater in Barcelona, ​​in every way, celebrates Halloween with a surprise horror double program on VOSE.

Place: Phenomena Experience
Date: 10/31
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Price: € 10.00

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To dance in disguise on Halloween: nightclubs

If what you are looking for is dancing non-stop from October 31 to November 1, many discos celebrate the scariest night of the year in a special way. You are expected to dress up in the most ingenious way possible and to proudly display your costume on the street, in the subway, on the bus or in the taxi before hitting one of the nightclubs that also dress up on Halloween.

Halloween nightclubs