Your Helsingborg Halloween Guide

Updated: Oct 29, 2020

Halloween is just around the corner! While this year is, of course, going to be quite low-key, there’s still enough happening in the city to keep people all ages entertained. Haven’t made plans yet? Here is a round-up of some of the events happening this year. This list will be updated as more events are announced. In case you have specific questions about an event, please use the 'Read more here' link to connect with the organizer. On this page, you will also find a list of where you can get pumpkins from and some suggestions for where you can buy Halloween costumes.

Pumpkin hunt on Bruksgatan

A fun autumn and Halloween activity for the family. Helsingborg City will place a bunch of pumpkins in the shop windows along the street. On each pumpkin is a letter and together the letters form a word. Figure out the word and email your answer to . Three lucky people win city gift cards worth SEK 500.

Date: October 26 - November 01

Location: Bruksgatan

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Autumn lights at Sofiero (Open to all)

A man and a woman sitting under a tree in the dark and surrounded by circles of lights.
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Not creepy and not a Halloween event, but definitely a beautiful one taking place during the Halloween! Every evening for 3 weeks, find an illuminated park where you can take a walk surrounded by gorgeous lights. Every week a new light installation will be in place.

Entrance - Tickets between SEK 80 - 100

Date: October 25 - November 15

Location: Sofiero

Time: 1600 - 2100

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Pumpkin carving (Pimp up your pumpkin - Open to all)

Ready to test your pumpkin carving skills? Join this fun competition at Tryckeriet on October 26. Pumpkins and tools will be available. Open for all ages, children under 12 to be in an adult company. Activity will be outdoors. Secure by place by emailing ‘Pumpa’ and send your name, phone number and first 6 digits of your personnummer to (no later than 23 October)

Entrance - Free

Date: October 26

Location: Tryckeriet

Time: 1200 - 1600

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Story reading sessions at the Helsingborg Library (Detective theme - for children) - CANCELLED

Starting on October 26, the library will host various story readings which will end with a movie session. Get the full schedule and timings here -


Halloween at Toy World

During Week 44, visit Toy World and check out the Halloween exhibition and the themed ghost room. Open every day from 12-16.

Entrance - SEK 95 (Adult); SEK 75 (Children 2-12 years) and Free for children under 2 years

Date: Week 44 (October 26 - October 31)

Time: 12-16

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Lights and creepy tales at Kärnan (7 years and above, children and adults) - CANCELLED

Experience Kärnan in the glow of flickering light. Explore the dark corners and listen to eerie stories and finally, see Helsingorg by night from on top of the tower. The event will be in Swedish. For 7 years and above (for both children and adults)

Entrance - SEK 80. Tickets can be purchased at Dunkers Kulturhus or

Date: October 26 at 18:00 and 19:30, October 27 at 18:00 and 19:30

Maximum 10 people per occasion

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Väsenvandring, Fredriksdal (6 years and above) - CANCELLED

A recurring event at Fredriksdal during this period is the Väsenvandring in which children and adults can listen to exciting stories about trolls and fairies and mysterious beings. The event takes place twice on 27th and 28th and tickets need to be purchased beforehand (which usually run out very quickly). Please note the event will be in Swedish.

Entrance - 6 years and above. Tickets can be bought via, at Kulturmagasinet's reception at Fredriksdal and at Dunkers Kulturhus.

Date: October 27-28

Location: Fredriksdal museums and gardens

Time: 17:00 - 20:30

Read more here


Cosplay and Theatre Make-up workshop (Halloween Edition, 15-25 years)

Learn cosplay make up during this three-hour workshop, along with a twist of Halloween and horror. For ages 15-25. Free entrance, but only for a maximum of 10 participants. Sign up at or on Instagram @spektra_dkh

Entrance - Free

Date: 30th October

Location: Spektra, Dunkers Kulturhus