Your Helsingborg Halloween Guide

Updated: Oct 29


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  info@helsingborgcity.se . Three lucky people win city gift cards worth SEK 500.


Date: October 26 - November 01

Location: Bruksgatan

Read more here

Autumn lights at Sofiero (Open to all)

Image (c) Sofiero.se

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

Read more here

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 aktivitetshuset.tryckeriet@helsingborg.se (no later than 23 October)


Entrance - Free

Date: October 26

Location: Tryckeriet

Time: 1200 - 1600

Read more here

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 - https://www.bibliotekfh.se/h%C3%B6stlov?culture=sv


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

Read more here


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 hbgkulturbutik.se

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

Maximum 10 people per occasion

Read more here

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 hbgkulturbutik.se, 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 spectra@helsingborg.se or on Instagram @spektra_dkh


Entrance - Free

Date: 30th October

Location: Spektra, Dunkers Kulturhus

Time: 1700 - 2000

Read more here

Halloween Make up (13-19 years)


Do you know how to do Halloween make-up? Or do you want to get it done yourself? Head to Block15 where you can train each other or get scary make-up done.


Entrance - Free. Email ‘Make-up’ and your name, phone, and first 6 digits of personnumer to block15@helsingborg to secure a place. (Before October 27)

Date: 30th October

Location: Närlunda leisure center, Block15. Närlundavägen 15

Time: 1830 - 2000

Read more here

Create Halloween costumes: Workshop for families with children


Söderscen invites you to Furutorpsplatsen to create your own Halloween costume, completely free made out of sheets and neon colors.


Interested? Register using EventBrite http://bit.ly/halloweenkostym no later than October 30 to secure your place (the number of participants is limited to 15). NOTE: Children under 13 are welcome in adult company. The workshop is canceled in bad weather.

Entrance - Free. Sign up on http://bit.ly/halloweenkostym before October 30

Date: October 31

Location: Furutorpsplatsen

Time: 1000-1100

Read more here

Visit Rådhuset - Guided Tour (Halloween theme) - CANCELLED


Halloween themed guided tour in Rådhuset, the city hall on October 31. The tours are free and depart once every half hour, starting at 1100. The final tour leaves at 13:30. No need to sign up!


Entrance - Free.

Date: October 31

Location: Rådhuset

Time: 1100-1400

Read more here

Horror make-up: workshop for adults


Horror make-up workshop for adults on October 31 by Söderscen. The workshop is aimed at adults, but children are also welcome in adult company . Sign up here - http://bit.ly/skräksminkning no later than October 31 if you want to come.


Entrance - Free. Sign up on http://bit.ly/skräksminkning

Date: October 31

Location: Furutorpsplatsen

Time: 1100-1230

Read more here

Halloween Pumkin Carving with Söderscen (15 - 25 years) - CANCELLED


You who are between 15-25 years old are welcome to Spektra's free workshop at Furutorpsplatsen (Near the long table). Sign up on http://bit.ly/halloweenpumpor


Entrance - Free. Sign up on http://bit.ly/halloweenpumpor no later than October 30.

Date: 31 October

Location: Furutorpsplatsen

Time: 1500 - 1600

Read more here

Spooky reading for children (English)


Söderscen is hosting a Halloween themed children's storytelling session in English. Children between 5-12 years old are welcome accompanied by an adult. Sign up here by 30th October latest - http://bit.ly/spookyread2020


Entrance - Free. Children between 5-12 (with an adult)

Date: 31 October

Location: Furutorpsplatsen (by the mini-library)

Time: 1600-1700

Read more here

Ghost round at Rosengården


This is a ghost-walk with a guide and is arranged by private individuals. Occurring every year, a guide will accompany you throughout the round and don’t worry - If there are smaller children, the organizers take into account and do not scare as much :-)


Entrance - Children up to 18 years - SEK 10/round ; Adults - SEK 15/round

Maximum number of participants - 20

Date: 31 October

Location: Skaragatan 60

Time: 1730-1930

Payment via cash or swish

Read more here

Språk cafe (Language cafe) - Ghost story edition in easy Swedish for adults - CANCELLED


Everyone who wants to learn Swedish is welcome to create a ghost story together. Dress for the weather and bring your flashlight for a really scary but fun experience! Organized by Söderscen

Sign up here no later than October 30 - http://bit.ly/spökhistoria


Entrance - Free

Maximum number of participants - 20

Date: 31 October

Location: Skaragatan 60

Time: 1730-1930

Payment via cash or swish

Read more here


You can visit the big grocery stores (ICA, COOP, HEMKÖP etc.) to get pumpkins, usually available at a price of SEK 15 per kg (approximately). Also, check out some of these places:


Andersson Farm’s Gårdsbutik

Price from SEK 10

Location - Bäckaskogsvägen 23 Björkeröd, 263 94 Mjöhult

Phone - 070-747 73 02

Facebook page



Gårdsbutiken

Pumpkins from SEK 15 per kg

Location - Nytorpsvägen 9025730, Rydebäck

Timings - Thursday & Friday - 0900-1800; Saturday & Sunday - 0900-1600

Phone - 042-22 11 29

Email - info@gardsbutiken.se

Website - http://www.gardsbutiken.se/

Facebook page



Pilshults Gårdsbutik

Price details not available. Please check with the farm

Location - Pilshultsvägen 6, Helsingborg

Website - http://www.pilshultsgardsbutik.se/

Facebook



Önsvala Grönt

This farm is a little far, but specializes in cultivation and sale of ornamental Halloween and food pumpkins.

Location - Önsvalavägen 42, Staffanstorp, Sweden

Phone - 070-293 09 94

Facebook page



Flower Team

You can also find big pumpkins at Flower Team in Väla, range of shapes and prices available, with the big ones priced at SEK 98.

Location - Djurhagshusvägen 17, 260 36 Ödåkra-väla

Phone - 042-38 38 40

Website - https://www.flowerteam.se/

Facebook page



Here are a few stores from where you can get your Halloween decor and costume fix:


Buttericks

Flying Tiger

Dollar Store

Party Hallen

Party Kungen

Party Pack

Vegaoo

Do you have more tips for events, pumpkins, costumes and anything else Halloween related? Send an email to info@thisishbg.se or a message on Facebook or Instagram!

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