Where to Celebrate Halloween in Madrid This Year

Our favourite sorceress Dominique casts her beady eye over the creepiest Halloween events in Madrid for all the family.

Dress in your favroite costume and get your candy ba ready because it is Halloween! Here are a few ways to celerate Halloween in Madrid!

Halloween Events in English

Saturday 31st of October


Leave your kids at a workshop with frightening results!
On Saturday morning ACT OUT theatre company presents a HALLOWEEN PARTY where children are invited to spend a couple of hours carrying out fun Halloween-themed activities such as singing, dancing and most important of all – acting! The workshop is led by English speaking actors. Your kids will work together all morning to lay on a terrorific show for parents at the end.
Children are asked to come dressed in their favourite costumes.
WHERE: Sala PLOTPOINT/ Calle Ercilla 29, Madrid
WHEN: Saturday 31st of October- 11:00 a 12:30
PRICE: 12€/child
AGE: 5-8 years
Reserve your place via e-mail: hello@actoutworkshop.com


After lunch get ready to watch a show that will make you scream – with laughter and in fright! Theatre company Face 2 Face is delighted to present their new musical Drockula, an English language musical show where actors also use body language, mimic and gestures to ensure the whole audience understands, regardless of their level of English.

The musical tells the story of two young singers on their way to Broadway who decide to spend the night in an enchanted castle. The owner Count Dracula is a retired rock star who lives as a recluse with his eccentric drummer Rumsfield. What happens next is frighteningly entertaining.
Children should come in fancy dress and there will be a prize for the best costume. There will also be gifts for the first 50 spectators.

WHERE: Teatro Infanta Isabel, calle Barquillo, 24, 28004 Madrid
WHEN: Saturday 31st of October- 16:30h (doors open at 15:45h)
PRICE: 12 €
AGE: from 7 years upwards
LANGUAGE: Drockula is aimed at English speaking families, however the actors are able to entertain even the most reticent English speaker through their talented use of body language, mime and interactive gestures.

Grey Elephant

As the sun is setting our friends at Grey Elephant are holding a family event full of creepy games and scary tricks, haunted dances, frightening face painting, spooky piñata and a work station to make Halloween masks. The monitors coordinate this event in English – the language that raises such fear in so many of us after all!
Children are supposed to come in fancy dress and adults are encouraged to as well.
WHERE: Grey Elephant Calle Mancebos, 17, 28005 Madrid
WHEN: Saturday 31st of October de octubre- 18:00 a 20:30
PRICE: 1 adult + 1 child 18€ / 2 adults + 1 child 30€
AGE: for the whole family
LANGUAGES: English (staff) and Spanish (guests)
Bookings are to be made via info@greyelephant.es or on the website: Grey Elephant

Sunday 1st of November

Hello! English

On Sunday afternoon Hello! English ask you to get dressed up and go and join the fun at their dance and music festival to celebrate Halloween. There will be special themed crafts to do, cookie decorating, trick or treat, ghost stories and a very original haunted house. As with all events organized by Hello! English, this party will be 100% in English with teachers from United States and UK.

WHERE: Circulo de Baile, Plaza Conde Valle Súchil 3, 28015 Madrid
WHEN: Sunday 1st November, 17:00-19:30
PRICE: 2 adults + 1 child 25 € / 1 adult + 2 children 30 € / 2 adults + 2 children 35 € / extra adult 5 € / extra child 15 €
AGE: 1-10 years in attendance with an adult

Reservation by e-mail info@helloenglishmadrid.com or telephone 635 658 228.

A very special Halloween event in Spanish

Sleepover at Faunia

With quite a wide range of Halloween events on offer in Spanish, Dominique would like to mention the jewel in the crown: a sleepover at Faunia with the penguins.

On Friday 30th of October Faunia are offering a spine chilling evening event – ending in a sleepover! The bravest of children will be invited to spend the night in the Polar Ecosystem next to a colony of over 100 penguins of 7 different species.

The children will spend the evening among the most dangerous animals on the planet and learn all about them throughout an evening shrouded in mystery. They will visit a Dinosaur Cave and will travel along the terror tunnel to discover scary underground mysteries and visit the venom arena.

The children should dress up scarily to frighten away the spooks!

WHERE: Faunia, Avenida de las Comunidades, 28. 28032 Madrid
WHEN: Friday 30th of October from 18:00 to 10:30h (next day)
PRICE: 60 € (discounts available to Annual Card holders)
AGE: 6 to 13 years