Halloowing parties were not very common in France a few years ago. Luckily it looks like the French are getting into the Halloween spirit! You can see plenty of Halloween decorations in many shops and bakeries as early as September. There are some amazing events for everyone, from events in Chateaux to creative workshops and horror parties. In this post I gathered some of the best things to do this Halloween (2019) for kids and adults in and around Bordeaux. Enjoy 🙂
Halloween in a Chateau
Château de Vayres
Chateau de Vayres invites you to their Halloween weekend on October 26-27 with all the Halloween classics: witches, phantoms and werewolves. The two days event will be accompanied by exceptional Halloween decorations and plenty of activities and will finish with a firework show. For more details click here.
Also throughout the school break (until October 31), the chateau will host a kids afternoon (3-12 years old) with workshops to create monsters and different surprises in the château and its beautiful gardens. For more info and reservation click here.
When: October 26-27 / Where: 63 Avenue de Libourne, 33870 Vayres
Château de Villandraut
Chateau de Villandraut invites you to three days of Halloween celebrations, full of perfect activities and games for kids. The event will take place on October 30 – November 1. The program includes candy hunting for the little ones, a treasure hunt for big kids (7-12 year olds), a murder party and much more. All the activities require prior registration by phone: 05.56.25.87.57 . For information about the kids’ party and activities click here and for the murder party click here.
When: October 30 – November 1 / Where: Rue Lafon Isore, 33730 Villandraut
Halloween à la Ligne
The beautiful Château de la Ligne is hosting a big Halloween party on October 31. The program includes a children afternoon with supervised activities and animations such as trick or treats and hide and seek in the château, a photo booth with face paintings and more. For adults, a wine tasting and ghost tour of the château, and from 8 pm, access to the bar, a whiskey masterclass, and other activities. For more info and tickets click here.
When: October 31 / Where: 30 route de l’entre deux mers, 33360 Lignan-De-Bordeaux
Halloween au Château de Duras
Château de Duras will celebrate its annual Halloween party on October 31. The party is for adults and kids over 10 years old. Pay attention to the opening hours for each age group. For more info click here.
When: October 31 / Where: Place du Château, 47120 Duras, Lot-et-Garonne
Celebrate it with kids
Halloween in the Ferme Exotique
La Ferme Exotique in Cadaujac invites you to celebrate Halloween with their farm animals during the two weeks of school break from October 19 to November 1. In the program: games, masks creation workshops, Halloween makeup and a phantom train. For more info click here.
When: October 19 – November 1 / Where: Domaine de la Roussie, 1932 Chemin du Port de l’Esquillot, 33140 Cadaujac
Journée Halloween chez Youpi parc
Youpi Parc, the soft play center in Pessac will host a Halloween day on October 30, with games and magic activities for kids. See more details here.
When: October 30 from 10:00 to 17:00 / Where: 16 avenue Louis de Broglie, 33600 Pessac
Atelier KIDS “Creuse et décore ta citrouille”
Halles de Bacalan is dedicating the whole afternoon of October 31 to Halloween. A super fun pumpkin decoration workshop will take place from 15:30. The program also includes make up for kids and plenty of drinks for adults 🙂 For more info click here.
When: October 31 / Where: 10 esplanade de pontac, 33300 Bordeaux
If you’re looking for more activities to do with kids check out my article about 30 things to do with kids in Bordeaux.
Halloween parties in Bordeaux’s Bars and restaurants
Horror Party in Mama Shelter
Especially for Halloween, Mama Shelter transforms into a horror movie. A Demonic DJ, scary atmosphere, a lot of cocktails and a costume contest (with prizes) will all be part of the horror party that will take place on October 31. For more info click here.
When: October 30 starting 19:30 / Where: 19, rue Poquelin Moliere, 33000 Bordeaux
Halloween party at the Grizzly Pub
The Grizzly pub invites you to a fun Halloween party with an electric set of Dj Bashment. Everyone who comes disguised gets a happy hour price the whole night 🙂 For more info click here.
When: October 31 / Where: 12 place de la Victoire, 33000 Bordeaux
Halloween : vivez vos pires cauchemars
Eventyr in Pessac invites you to a special immersive game that will take place in the dark!! Eventyr is a big decorated restaurant in Pessac, inspired by the world of Harry potter that offers an interesting immersive experience with actors. The special Halloween evenings will take place on October 29-31. The experience is supposed to be quite scary and is not recommended to kids under 14 years old. For more info and tickets click here.
When: October 29-31 / Where: 16 avenue Louis de Broglie, 33600 Pessac
I hope my list of things to do in Halloween helped you choose a cool event in Bordeaux. If you want to see what other events are happening soon in the city check out my list of things to do in November.
Have a great Halloween!!