Here’s an interesting mix of events happening all over town. Fancy a spooky sausage sizzle? A walk through a Haunted Forest? Lantern Parades and costume competitions? Or just a special meal out with a full entertainment program for the kids? There is lots going on, here are a few events that we know of, please feel free to add any other events to our comments below.
Ghouls Amongst the Flowers - Botanical Gardens Troja, Prague 7 - Saturday 31 October 15.00 to 19.00
The Botanical Gardens have run this popular event every year for many years so it’s a well-run, fun event to go to. They create a spooky atmosphere in the dark with their huge range of carved pumpkins on display. Dress up, bring sausages or buy them on the spot for a sausage grill around the fire. Bring along a pumpkin or buy one at the garden, take a t-shirt to change into and a spoon and knife to carve your pumpkin along with others. There will also be face painting, competitions for kids and a creative workshop where kids can create pictures using sand. At 18.00 there will be a traditional lantern procession around the garden.
Farmers Markets Jiriho z Podebrad, Prague 3 - Friday 30 10.00 to 19.00 and Saturday 31 October 10.00 to 14.00
Lots of autumn colours in the shape of flowers, wreaths, pumpkins, garlands and foods. Grilled pumpkin and pumpkin soup will be for sale as well as a whole lot of different pumpkin and gourd shapes and sizes. Pumpkin workshop with tables, knives and paints, kids can choose a pumpkin, dig it out and create a pumpkin lantern to take home. There will also be spooky face painting and each evening candles will be lit for the spirits.
On Friday evening between 17-18.30 there will be a pumpkin carving show and candle lighting. There will then be a small lantern procession around the church. Bring kids in costume, lanterns and candles to join the procession. Children will be rewarded with a sweet apple from an organic fruit seller.
LEGOween at Kiddum, Prague 10 - Friday 30 October
We would like to invite you to our very first LEGOween on Friday 30th October. Come and enjoy all the Halloween fun with all the LEGO sets we have. We will have several stations ready for the kids. We will dance - we will have a LEGO lesson - we will play several Halloween games and of course we will have some candy! Entry: 100 CZK for first child, 50 CZK for any other sibling.
Further Info: http://www.kiddum.cz/clanky/novinky/
Halloween at Sokolovna, Pruhonice - Sunday 1 November from 15.00
Kids will enjoy a scary Halloween at Sokolovna which will include competitions, games, craft, Halloween refreshments and rewards for the nicest and most original costumes and carved pumpkins. Entry: 200czk per child.
Kids Halloween at Hard Rock Cafe, Prague 1 from 11.30 to 14.30
TRICK OR TREAT! Little rockers are invited to the Hard Rock’s scary halloween party. Starting at 11.30am kids are encouraged to come in costume and compete for best costume prizes. At 11.45 a singing competition ‘Hard Rock’s Got Talent’ will begin followed by an Obstacle Course at 13.15. Also operating will be a kids corner, face painting and pumpkin painting. A special Creepy or Bloody Halloween menu has also been created for kids as well as adults. Reservations are advised to secure a table.
Centrum Cerny Most, Prague 9 - Friday 30 14.00 to 18.00, Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November from 10.00 to 18.00
Shopping mall Centrum Cerny Most will be running special Halloween events. A craft workshop will be set up for kids to create original Halloween themed decorations made from materials collected in nature as well as decorating pumpkins with acrylic paints. Brave kids can also visit the Haunted Forest - a 400sqm maze featuring ghosts, fireflies and other surprises (this attraction will be open every weekend until 24 December). Smaller kids can have their face painted and they will also run balloon shows and another workshop to make ghostly halloween masks. The Halloween area is near the CineStar Movie theatres on the third floor.
Further Info: http://www.centrumcernymost.cz/W/do/centre/akce-centra