Halloween in Berlin: enough to make your hair stand on end!


At Halloween, ghosts and ghouls return to earth to teach us all about things that go bump in the night. We have prepared a selection of the best ideas for a spook-themed adventure in Berlin surrounded by the spirits of All Hallows’ Eve. There’s something for everyone to enjoy some terror-filled fun!

For younger spirits

Family day at the Botanical Garden


Where: Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden and Museum (Königin-Luise-Strasse 6-8, 14195 Berlin).
When: Sunday 28th October from 11:00 – 18:00.
Insider tip: Wear your spookiest costume for a day of scary stories, theatrical performances, workshops and tons of pumpkins and candy!
Event page: https://www.visitberlin.de/en/event/halloween

Terror at the zoo


Where: Tierpark Berlin (Am Tierpark 125, 10319 Berlin).
When: Wednesday 31st October from 12:00 – 21:00. The park will be closed to visitors from 19:00.
Insider tip: Don’t miss the family-friendly Familienroute walk for smaller kids at 12:00 or the bone-chilling Gruselroute at 17:30.
Event page: https://www.tierpark-berlin.de/en/tierpark-experience/events-calendar/event/calbase/program/event/2018/10/31/schaurig-schoene-schreckmomente-halloween-im-tierpark-berlin

For sporty spirits

Halloween-Run Berlin 2018 (5-10 km)


Where: Jungfernheide (at the water tower), (Heckerdamm 260, 13627, Berlin).
When: Wednesday 31st October at 17:30.
Insider tip: Get all the inspiration you need to run faster by picturing a huge spider or a menacing jack-o’-lantern chasing you along the way!
Event page: https://www.myraceland.com/en/germany/halloween-run-berlin/

For adult spirits

Legends, Lights & Art

Where: Osthafen Berlin (Alt-Stralau 1-2, 10245 Berlin).
When: Friday 26th October from 23:00 to 07:00.
Insider tip: Lights, ghosts and…action!
Event page: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/halloween-berlin-2018-legends-lights-art-tickets-49809513596

The Mystical Island

Where: Insel Berlin (Alt-Treptow 6, 12435 Berlin).
When: Saturday 27th October from 23:00 to 07:00.
Insider tip: This event is just the thing for anyone who loves art and terror. Enjoy the light show and glowing art installations in an old abandoned house on the river Spree.
Event page: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/halloween-2018-the-mystical-island-tickets-49788166747

The Real Halloween – Ghosts of a Lost Club

Where: Osthafen Berlin (Alt-Stralau 1-2, 10245 Berlin).
When: Wednesday 31st October from 22:00 to 08:00h.
Insider tip: Come to a “spooktacular” event at this renowned club and boogie the night away with the dancing zombies!
Event page: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/the-real-halloween-ghosts-of-a-lost-club-tickets-49887868959?aff=ebdssbdestsearch