Cardiff Halloween Party Guide
Halloween seems to be No. 2 on the most celebrated festivity in South Wales, with Christmas coming a close second! If you’re heading out in to the frighting darkness for a Cardiff Halloween this Weekend, then make sure you make the most of it! We have drawn up a list of Welsh Games‘ most favorite Cardiff Halloween events on offer. Read on, if you dare!
Night of the Living Dead
For the party touted as the biggest Cardiff Halloween event, drag your zombie heels over to Mode for their Night of the Living Dead.
The venue is really going to town with the gruesome décor but the brave will be rewarded with a hellish party the night amongst giant cobweb confetti cannons and mysterious mist machines. The most bloodcurdling fancy dress possible is an absolute must if you want to join in the terror!
When & Where : 31st October 2017 – 21:30pm – 2:30am – Mode
Halloween Airsoft Zombie Attack
Venture into the eerie woods outside Cardiff for a night you’ll never forget… if you survive to tell the tale that is! Airsoft Cardiff have been contaminated after a top-secret experiment got out of hand.
The scientists and marshals have become bloodthirsty, contagious zombies and only you can save the planet by shooting them in the head and controlling this outbreak before it’s too late! Even if you’ve never played airsoft before, this is a great starter event which is sure to get you hooked on this Cardiff Halloween!
When & Where : 28th October – 15:00pm – 21:00pm – Airsoft Cardiff
Halloween Movies in Cardiff Castle
It’s not Halloween without watching a film to make your toes crawl, so why not trade in the couch for a chance to experience a screening at Cardiff Castle’s seriously spooky Underground Cinema?
As soon as you descend into the Castle’s 15th century Undercroft, chills will be creeping up your spine from the suspense… or maybe from that mysterious draft…? With multiple showings from the original Ghostbusters film to Evil Dead there’s something here for all the family!
When & Where : October 30th – November 5th – Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Mansion Halloween Special
Take a trip to Cardiff Mansion for a chance to experience some seriously freaky paranormal activity! There are plenty of spooky stories about this old tradesman’s house with staff reporting unusual happenings and uneasy feelings in some of the rooms.
Spend the evening with Cardiff Halloween Ghost Seekers and find out for yourself if it really is haunted! You can even stay the night in one of the rooms if you’re brave enough!
When & Where : October 28th – 21:00pm – 03:00am – Mansion House
Okay, so this one isn’t actually in Cardiff itself, but it’s so awesome we couldn’t miss it off the list! Head to Rhondda Heritage Park, just 25 minutes from the capital, for X-Scream, a fully immersive experience, with seriously terrifying actors, special effects and a shock at every corner!
Clamber through the underground chambers of this disused mine and fight to survive while you struggle to make it back to the light. Your heart may never beat the same again after you witness what’s lurking in the dark!
When & Where : October 13th – 31st Rhondda Heritage Park
Make a beeline for Breakout this Cardiff Halloween and take on their two scariest escape rooms which have been made extra unnerving especially for the spooky season. Creepy disembodied voices will taunt you as you desperately try to lift the dark magic of the Cursed Carnival.
In Disturbed, your heart will be seriously thumping while you endeavour to track down your missing colleague in an abandoned warehouse. Keep your wits about you and, whatever you do, don’t get locked in overnight!
When & Where : 24th – 31st October 10:00am – 20:00pm – Breakout
Strangest Things Club Night
Celebrate cult Netflix series, Stranger Things, with a night of supernatural surprises at Clwb Ifor Bach! Perm your hair, don your legwarmers and immerse yourself fully in the 1980s.
The Strangest Things club night is hotly tipped from after it’s sell out tour last year with rave reviews from NME to Time Out. Expect a Halloween twist and the best sounds of the decade banging out on vinyl all night long…all night.. all night long.
When & Where : 30th October 2017 – Clwb Ifor Bach
Tuck into some heavenly sustenance with a side of spiritual intrigue this Halloween. Situated just across the road from haunted Cardiff Castle, Seasons Café Bar is hosting a special Psychic Supper to put you in touch with the other side.
While you enjoy a luscious three course meal a psychic will visit each table and perform a mediumship or read your cards. Arrive with an empty stomach and an open mind to fully enjoy this unusual experience!
When & Where : 30th October 2017 – 19:30pm – Seasons Café Bar
Wired Presents: Halloween Rave with Pendulum
Get ready for a full on drum and bass rave over at Pryzm Cardiff on the night of Halloween! Who knows or even cares if there will be a ghoulish spin to this event, the legendary Pendulum are spinning the decks and their hypnotic, pounding rhythms will definitely possess you!
The organisers, Wired, have promised to pull out all the stops with visuals, sound and special effects to knock your socks off. The crowd is guaranteed to be whipped into a wild frenzy so make sure you are amongst the crazed masses!
When & Where : 31st October 2017 – Pryzm
St. Canna’s Ale House
If there’s a special date in the calendar, you can be guaranteed that St. Canna’s will be throwing a bash and this Halloween in Cardiff is no different! The atmosphere in this micro pub is always super friendly and warm so expect to be coaxed into an apple bobbing competition before you can even cross the threshold!
There will be ghoulish tunes spinning on the Vinyl Jukebox and a prize for the best fancy dress so make sure you choose your outfit carefully! Team that with the ever-changing craft and real ales on offer and a pop up from delicious scotch egg purveyors, Great Eggspectations and we reckon you have a pretty perfect night ahead!
When & Where : 28th October – 18:00- 23:00 – St. Canna’s Ale House