Halloween Events in Stockholm 2019

Halloween Events in Stockholm 2019

Dive into the fun of Halloween in Stockholm this year with spooky walks, haunted nights in the museum, costume parades, live music, and delicious food.

Halloween at Gröna Lund

Photo Credit: Gronalund.com

Fun at Gröna Lund isn’t over yet! Everyone’s favorite Tivoli opens its gates to visitors again to provide something spooky and fun for everyone.

If you’re planning on bringing the family, there is an autumn-themed pumpkin patch and friendly witches.

Looking for something a bit…scarier? The rest of the theme park is decked out and ready to scare the pants off of you.

Watch out for zombies, vampires, and who knows what from the underworld roaming the rest of the park. Bring an extra set of courage with you and get ready to scream.

The scary attractions include a haunted house, a house of nightmares, a haunted ship, and a zombie zone.

Due to safety concerns, tickets are limited, so be sure to book your tickets ahead of time.

Dates: 18 Oct – 2 Nov
Website: Child-friendly activities https://www.gronalund.com/sv/Planera-ditt-besok/halloween-2019/barnvanligt-halloween/
Scary attractions (not for kids): https://www.gronalund.com/sv/Planera-ditt-besok/halloween-2019/halloween-skrack/

Halloween at Skansen

Photo credit: Richard Von Hofsten courtesy of Skansen

Skansen is hosting family-friendly activities during the Stockholm school fall break (26 Oct – 30 Oct) and it might get a bit creepy.

The Old Town Quarter is suddenly struck by a mysterious illness and strange beings move from homes to farmsteads. What is really going on in the town and what will the townspeople do?

The cafes and restaurants will serve ghoulish delights, so bring your courage and your appetite.

Spooky tales will be told in Skasen’s cottages and Halloween/autumn-themed crafts are available for a fee of 30kr each.

Dates: 26 Oct – 30 Oct

Night at the Nordiska Museum

Photo credit: Emma Fredriksson courtesy of Nordiska Museet

The doors open after the museum closes and families with children ages 6-12 years are welcome to explore the museum in a new way. Visitors are taken on an interactive walk through the museum and enjoy an exciting story about kings, lost children, and scary myths.

Please note that due to the number of stairs in the museum, strollers are not permitted during this event.

Dates: 29 Oct – 31 Oct
Website for tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.se/artist/natt-pa-nordiska-museet-biljetter/950748

Soul Train Halloween

Photo Credit: Soul Train Halloween

Cafe Opera hosts Soul Train every Friday after work in Stockholm and on November 1, Soul Train will celebrate Halloween. Arrive dressed in your finest costume for a chance to win tickets for four people on the Soul Train Cruise.

Date: 1 Nov, 5 pm – 10 pm
Website: https://www.soultrain-stockholm.se/event/soul-train-halloween-party-2/

Shockholm Parade

Halloween in Stockholm 2
Photo credit: Shockholm

Shockholm is Scandinavia’s largest Halloween parade and it all starts in Kungstragården at 3:30 pm on November 2, 2019.

Started by New Yorker, Bill Schacht, Shockolm events grow larger each year and this year, there are costume contests for humans and their furry friends.

Enjoy the dog costume contest and strut your stuff on the Kostume Katwalk. There will be costume prizes in every age category awarded at 5:50 pm.

The parade winds through Gamla Stan and ends with delicious Shockholm Bites.

Click here to read more about Bill’s vision for Shockholm on Slow Travel Stockholm.

Date: 2 Nov, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Website: http://shockholm.se/

When the Clock Strikes on Halloween—children’s book

Halloween night is full of fun, trick-or-treating, and a night when imaginations can take over.

Enjoy the fun of Halloween all year long with this children’s book, perfect for kids ages 3-8, written by American-Swedish citizen, Lisa Ferland.

Available for purchase here.

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Author: Lisa Ferland

Lisa Ferland is the Assistant Editor of Slow Travel Stockholm and mother to one ninja warrior and one dancing firefly who often trade descriptions regularly. Follow her writing at lisaferland.com or on Instagram.

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