The best Halloween events to attend in Cardiff

From raves to brunches, pumpkin picking to crazy bingo, here are the best Halloween events in Cardiff this year.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 19th Oct 2023

This is not a drill: Halloween is less than two weeks away! If you’re heading out to celebrate on the weekend before, then it’s even sooner. So this really is the final call for you to secure your tickets for the best Cardiff Halloween events.

If you’re still struggling to decide, don't worry. We’ve gathered the best Halloween events in Cardiff here including Halloween raves, brunches, pumpkin picking, boozy bingo, and more. Take a look, secure your tickets, and finally choose which costume you’re wearing! 


HE.SHE.THEY. Cardiff: Halloween


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: District in Cardiff

Underground house and techno LGBTQ+ party, HE.SHE.THEY, heads to Cardiff this Halloween for an inclusive rave for everyone. The brand has put on shows all over including in London, New York, Berlin, and beyond, and just finished their Ibiza residency in Amnesia. Coming to Cardiff for the first time ever with Syreeta, Lucas Alexander, and more, this one will be a toughie to beat.


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Second Speed: Charlie Sparks, Jason Cluff, Artlus + M.unknown.D


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: District in Cardiff

Second Speed is all about putting on the best raves across the UK. And this Halloween, it's bringing a seriously heavy lineup of hard techno, hard trance, and hardstyle to Cardiff. On the lineup for this one is Teletech resident Charlie Sparks, Jason Cluff, Artlus, and M.unknown.D. Sure to be one of the heaviest Cardiff Halloween parties, tickets are already flying out so secure yours below so you don’t miss out!


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Smack. Halloween w/ Vibe Chemistry & Mozey


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: District in Cardiff

Whether you work weekends or are just a trooper who can handle a mid-week session, Smack has got you covered with a cheeky DnB rave kicking off at 10pm and taking you up to 4am. With drum and bass massives Vibe Chemistry and Mozey on the decks, it’s going to be a proper wild one. We all know how crazy this will be, and that’s probably why tickets are running low. 


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Rocky Horror Brunch


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When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Lo Lounge Cardiff Bay in Cardiff

Is this a calmer way to spend your Halloween or a warm-up to the main event? The choice is yours. Fancy dress is of course welcome at this Rocky Horror brunch. Do the time warp back to the 70s and enjoy 90s minutes of bottomless bevs and street food with waterfront views. 

Choose from cocktails, mocktails, beer and cider on tap, or prosecco while scranning chicken, chips, or vegan bites. There’ll be a sunshine terrace with heaters, DJs, a drag host,, and hours of the best Rocky Horror bangers. Bosh. 


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Bingo Lingo - Cardiff - The Halloween Specials



When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Depot in Cardiff

The UK’s biggest, maddest bingo night arrives on the spooky weekend to us one of the best Cardiff Halloween events. Making the game we once associated with the elderly truly unhinged, Bingo Lingo boasts stage battles, pure ridiculousness, amazing (but also some sh*t) prizes, and more in a club night environment. This has been Bingo Lingo’s fastest-selling tour so far, so snag your tickets below to avoid disappointment.

And if you can’t make the Saturday bingo, there’s also one the day before on Friday 27th


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Vaults Presents: Belters Only


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Portland House Bank And The Vaults in Cardiff

Rapidly rising Irish dance duo, Belters Only, brings one of the biggest Cardiff Halloween parties this year, armed with countless bangers including Make Me Feel Good and Don’t Stop Just Yet. The room will of course be permanently bouncing until the end at 4am. And with it being on a Friday, you’ve got the rest of the weekend to go out if you can hack it!


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The Purge Halloween Brunch



When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: The Cocktail Club in Cardiff

Anything goes during The Purge. Using the premise of the film franchise for a spooky brunch, The Cocktail Club welcomes guests to enjoy brunch, 90 minutes of bottomless cocktails, and immersive entertainment. There’ll be live music, masked singers, and scare actors blending in with the crowd. Why not see if you can survive this Halloween?  



Halloween: Bladerunner, Upgrade, Annix, Particle, Badger


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: The Vaults in Cardiff

For arguably the chunkiest DnB and jungle lineups of Halloween, Brave The Rave and PullUp Recordings have teamed up for a huge one at The Vaults. Jumping straight into the lineup, there’s Bladerunner, Upgrade, Annix, Particle, Badger, James Hiraeth, Comma Dee, Bsearl, and many more. Absolutely stacked at one of the best clubs in Cardiff, and an underground one at that, this is destined to be the best kind of madness.


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Down The Rabbit Hole; Psychedelic Wonderland | CARDIFF | 27/10


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Revolution Cardiff in Cardiff

Immersive, different, trippy, and with super affordable tickets, this is definitely a party to consider this Halloween. Promising all sorts of bizarre features to set the scene including walkabout characters, giant inflatables, Wonderland decor, psychedelic visuals, and confetti showers, it’s insanely impressive how cheap tickets are.

From 10pm until 3am, you can enjoy all this and more to a soundtrack of house, techno, bass, and hip-hop. 


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Trash / A 90s Indie, 60s & New Wave Club


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When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Canton Liberal Working Mens Club And Institute in Cardiff

Bringing some of the best music from yesteryear to Cardiff this Halloween, Trash blasts all those golden tunes including 90s indie, 60s pop, new wave, glam rock, Northern soul, Motown, and indie pop. 

Expect to hear bangers from the likes of The Smiths, Depeche Mode, Blur, Slowdive, Skunk Anansie, James Brown, Joy Division, Dusty Springfield, Bowie, Iggy Pop, Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Björk, and many more. 

Fancy dress is welcomed at this throwback party that’ll have you dancing and singing your heart out from 7 - 11:30pm. 


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Bedlam in Cardiff Halloween ft Sub Focus, Friction, Sota & More


When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Y Plas in Cardiff

Y Plas, one of the best student clubs in the city, welcomes you to one of the best Halloween events in Cardiff for skanking out to drum and bass and jungle all night long. 

This seriously stacked DnB lineup features Sub Focus presenting Evolve, Friction, A Little Sound, Sota, Basstripper, Born On Road, Lens, and more including MCs Linguistics and Comma Dee.

With both veterans of the scene and some of tomorrow’s most promising artists, this one offers a balanced lineup to keep you raving until 4am. 


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Elevate presents Day of the Dead


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Revolution in Cardiff

With many Cardiff Halloween events falling on the weekend, here’s one that’s actually on the spookiest night of the year. One of Cardiff’s best-loved bars among students pops off with house, R&B, and hip-hop tunes across three rooms. Get over there this Halloween to see what Elevate, the bar’s newest club night, is all about! 


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CYNT w. t e s t p r e s s + special guest


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff

Following an impressive year-long residency at Glasgow’s Sub Club, Aberdeen duo testpress brings the party to Club Ifor Bach for a highly anticipated Halloween night session. The duo, on Patrick Topping’s Trick label, have loads of euphoric tunes under their belt and have had their tunes played by some of the biggest in the game including Patrick Topping and Skream. Better still, the lads will be joined by a, at the time of writing, yet-to-be-revealed special guest. 


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Tonight Josephine Cardiff - Halloween Student Night


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023 

Where: Tonight Josephine Cardiff in Cardiff

Students! We know many of you are probably skint, it’s just part of student life. So coming through with perhaps the best student Halloween event in Cardiff, Tonight Josephine boasts an event with affordable tickets and plenty of drink deals. The cocktail bar offers £4 spirit mixers, £6 doubles, £6 cocktails, two for £6 shots, and a rainbow shot paddle for a tenner. Following a transformation into a haunted wonderland with eerie decorations as the DJ spins massive hits, this is the place to be for a cheap and cheerful night out on the dancefloor. 


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Fixate Halloween Party


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Lo Lounge in Heol Porth Teigr

While this one isn’t in the heart of Cardiff, it’s about 20 minutes away on the train or a 5-minute drive! 

Fixate throws house and techno parties known for their great vibes in the south of Wales and this is the brand’s last event of the year. Going down at a venue overlooking Cardiff Bay, this one sees Butch Queen, Katy Harriz, Gino Figliolini, and Fixate residents spinning house, deep house, tech house, and techno bangers. 

Fancy dress is encouraged and may even win you a prize if you put some effort in. There’ll also be drink promotions on bottles, cocktails, and Halloween punch. 


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Rave In A Cave: Halloween Special at Walkabout


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Walkabout Cardiff in Cardiff

Rave In A Cave comes to Cardiff’s biggest sports and party bar. Dress up in your best caveman outfit to be in with the chance of winning a prize, and dance until the early hours to chart hits and party bangers in the main club room or R&B tunes in Room Two. With confetti cannons, lasers, and super-affordable tickets (especially if you act fast), Rave In A Cave is a solid option among the many Cardiff Halloween parties this year. 


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Headspace 1st Birthday with Nookie


When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: The Moon in Cardiff

Headspace puts on community-based jungle-focused raves in Cardiff and they celebrate their 1st birthday at the intimate 150-capacity venue, The Moon, this All Hallows' Eve. For this spooky birthday bash, Nookie takes to the decks to provide ravers with classic and modern, jungle, DnB, hardcore, and footwork bangers. With releases on labels including Metalheadz, Good Looking, and Kniteforce, he’s an iconic artist of the scene. Joining him is Amy Kisnorbo, DJ Azure, Jake Fried & Daffty, and Headspace residents Electra & Lubi J.


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Spookyhouse Halloween


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When: Tuesday 31st October 2023 

Where: Steinbeck And Shaw in Cardiff

Blurring the lines between bar and club, Steinbeck and Shaw gifts us the first ever afrobeat room in a Cardiff club. As well as this, the bar/club also brings dancehall and R&B bangers to all the city’s boujee babes later this month. They’ve got plenty of beer on tap, cocktails, and, of course, a unique music policy. 


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The Halloween Afters • 31.10


When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Ten Mill Lane in Cardiff 

If you’re a real night owl, Ten Mill Lane is a great shout. Extending its opening time until 6am on the 31st, this cocktail bar and club invites you to see how long you can last on the dancefloor. Blaring house, R&B, and hip-hop until the early hours, there’s really nowhere better for those who often feel like nights out end before they really begin. 


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Pumpkin picking at Vale Pick Your Own


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When: multiple dates and times

Where: Vale Pick Your Own: Greenland Farm, A48, Bonvilston CF5 6TQ

Stick on your wellies and a big jumper, and head over to Vale Pick Your Own to find your perfect pumpkin. The farm has grown over 20 varieties of pumpkins including orange, white, and green ones, big and small, so you can keep it traditional or take home a weird and wonderful one. Offering both daytime and twilight pumpkin-picking slots, you can choose to head over in the day or explore the fields under the stars.



Halloween cocktails at Be At One



When: Tuesday 24th October - Monday 6th November 2023 

Where: Be At One - 60-62 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1FE

If you want to keep things simple, why not head over to fancy cocktail bar Be At One to try their special Halloween cocktails? There's Hocus Pocus, Lunar Eclipse, I Put a Spell on You, and Spirits of the Dead to try. And if you book a table between the 24th of October and the 6th of November, you'll be in with a chance of winning a £100 bar tab. 



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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.