It's almost time for Halloween! While this isn't a Swedish celebration, everything related to Halloween is catching up here - whether it's pumpkin carving or trick-or-treating. Here are a few events taking place over the weekend! 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.
Put on your costumes, get your face painted and join the Halloween parade in the city. You can also get your face painted before the parade begins. The parade will be led by the Wilson Dance Factory and will begin at 1400 from Mäster Palms plats and end at Konsul Olssons plats.
Date: Saturday, October 29
Lights and creepy tales at Kärnan (7 years and above, children and adults)
Experience Kärnan in the glow of flickering light. Explore the dark corners, listen to eerie stories, and 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: November 1 at 18:00 and 19:30, November 2 at 18:00 and 19:30
Halloween at the SöDER mall
Söder Halloween celebration - Face painting, ghost hunt, Halloween parade, balloon figures, activities, contests and much more at the Söder mall
Date: October 28 - 30
Spooky Tunnel Walk - Terrace stairs
Did you know there is a tunnel under the Terrasstrappornas (terrace stairs) below Kärnan? Now you do, and you can enter it - but at your own risk!
Pre-registration required. Only for those above 13 years.
Date: November 02-03 ; 1800 - 2100
Terrace stairs below Kärnan tower (right entrance)
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 15, depending on size. Signs with prices are posted on site.
Location - Bäckaskogsvägen 23 Björkeröd, 263 94 Mjöhult
Phone - 070-747 73 02
Halloween pumpkins from SEK 15 per kg ; Ornamental pumpkins from SEK 10.
Location - Nytorpsvägen 9025730, Rydebäck
Timings - Thursday & Friday - 0900-1800; Saturday & Sunday - 0900-1600
Phone - 042-22 11 29
Email - email@example.com
Website - http://www.gardsbutiken.se/
Price details not available. Please check with the farm
Location - Pilshultsvägen 6, Helsingborg
Website - http://www.pilshultsgardsbutik.se/
This farm is a little far, but specializes in the cultivation and sale of ornamental Halloween and food pumpkins.
Location - Önsvalavägen 42, Staffanstorp, Sweden
Phone - 070-293 09 94
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/
Here are a few stores from where you can get your Halloween decor and costume fix: