The 13 freakiest things to do in Prague this week, Halloween 2019 edition

From horror films to haunted spectacles and freaky family fun, there's something to do in Prague for every fear factor this Halloween

Katrina Modrá

Written by Katrina Modrá Published on 26.10.2019 22:19:56 (updated on 26.10.2019) Reading time: 3 minutes

October 28, Jazz Dock
Funk and groove pre fright night with this percussion pair from Snarky Puppy. They’ve backed up Prince, Snoop Dogg, and Kendrick Lamar and released two studio albums to worldwide acclaim. Read more

Student Halloween
October 29, 36 Underground
A line-up of seven DJs headline the fourth annual student Halloween bash for Prague colleges, VŠE, CULS, UK, CTU, and ICT, at Holešovická tržnice. The freaky fun includes a masked parade through Prague. Read more

Photo via Facebook / @36underground

ExperienceAmerican Halloween
October 30, Anděl Pedestrian Zone
A mixed-tradition celebration highlighting culinary specialities from the Mexican Day of the Dead and American Halloween classics with burgers, hot dogs, shredded pork, BBQ ribs, Mexican tacos, spicy chicken wings, and more on the menu. Read more

Halloween + First Order tap takeover
October 31, Beer Geek
Costumed revelry, pumpkin-spiced beer, and a First Order Brewing tap takeover is a fitting way beer aficionados to celebrate the scary season. This “flying” brewery based in Prague is helmed by American brewers who will be offering a range of experimental and Halloween beers for tasting. Read more

Seasons brews at Beer Geek / Photo via Facebook @firstordercz

Another Murder in Colorado
October 31, Volnočasové centrum Holešovice
The Prague Harman Street Players have put together a mystery production (based on the timely and terrifying theme of social-media-murder-plotting) just in time for Halloween. The troupe is comprised of international actors performing in English. Read more.

The Thing
October 31, Kino Aero
Master of horror John Carpenter directed this 1982 horror/sci-fi amalgam set in the snowy wilds of Antarctica. Starring Kurt Russell and a terrifying, shape-shifting creature, the film was a flop when it was released, but is now considered one of the top sci-fi horror movies ever made. Read more.

The Thing is at Kino Aero on October 31

Ghost Town Anthology
October 31, Edison Film Hub
The dead return to a rural Quebecois town in this unsettling film by director Denis Côté. Screened as part of the Be2Can film series, a unique showcase of selections from Europe’s most prestigious film festivals. Read more

Manifesto Halloween Party
October 31, Manifesto Market Florenc
Prague’s favorite open-air foodie destination is hosting an evening of trick-or-treating, face-painting, and activities for kids from 5pm followed by a grown-up karaoke session and an evening of food specials including scary chocolate truffles, pumpkin macarons, pumpkin tartelettes (Le Petit Bouillon), pumpkin curry (Nebu), and pumpkin soup (Dirty Dog). Read more

Manifesto Market, Florenc has a fun Halloween planned

Wonderland Halloween
October 31, Lucerna Velky Sal
A multi fright-night festival that features DJs, dancing, and horrors around every corner. The event is making its Prague debut this year and will feature a laser-light scare-spectacle, and a digital dark underworld for lovers of the club vibe. Costumes required! Read more

Vnitroblock birthday party with Fear House
October 31, Vnitroblock
Celebrating its third birthday this autumn, the popular Vnitroblock culture space in Holešovice will be transforming its entire building into a haunted house in association with Prague’s Fear House. Fake blood and gore and ghosts at every turn. Read more

A Prague Fear House haunted house at Vnitroblock

Prague Halloween Festival
October 31, Roxy
Tricks, treats, and a 10,000 CZK prize for best costume at this party which features a light and VJ show, drinks specials, goodie bags and bloody face and body painting. The club will also be decked out in spooky style. Read more

Bloody Sexy Halloween
November 1-2, SaSaZu
Billed as Prague’s biggest Halloween party, this adults-only party returns to SaSaZu for its 10th year running. Zombie and light & fire shows, bloody sexy dancers, a costume contest with 40,000 CZK in prizes, and more. Read more

Día de los Muertos celebration
November 2, Náprstkovo muzeum
Activities and workshops for kids and adults alike including an altar exposition, face-painting, and food and drink, followed by traditional Mariachi songs and a processional to Old Town where favorite local cantina Las Adelitas will host an afterparty. Read more

Día de los Muertos celebration / photo

Duše a dušičky
November 2, Hvezda Chateau
A haunted afternoon for families that honors the Czech tradition dušičky or All Saint’s Day. A haunted trail, handicrafts, performances, fireshow, pumpkin carving, will take place in the fresh autumn air and beautiful surrounds of this former Baroque hunting lodge. Read more

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