La Castanyada and Halloween activities for kids in Barcelona
Fall is finally here! As the temperature drops and the leaves start to change colour, we're back with the second edition of our most popular post - a round up of La Castanyada and Halloween activities for kids! Make sure to check back, we'll be updating the post daily as new events and dates get announced.
Ciutat Vella Hard Rock Cafe (@hardrockcafebarcelona) Description: Spooky Halloween brunch with pirate zombie animations, face painting, balloon twisting, costumes, decorations and a full breakfast Ages: All Date: October 30, 9:45-12pm
Tembo Family Club (@tembofamilyclub) Description: 'Tembo Halloween Party,' with tunnel of terror, face painting, games, photo call, snacks and more
Date: October 29, 5-7:30pm Eixample A.H.A! Steam (@ahasteam) Description: Spooky baking workshop in partnership with Dream Dolç (@dreamdolc) at Espai Komvos (@espaikomvos). Come dressed up to prepare healthy, fun and delicious cakes. Ages: 4-10 Date: October 21, 5:30-7pm Dinamo Kids (@dinamokidsbarcelona) Description: 'Castaween' activities, including visual projections, cinema, stop-motion workshops and trick or treating Date: October 22, 10-1pm & 4-7pm First Page English School (@firstpageschool) Description: Halloween Party with cooking activities, sensory games, a glow-in-the-dark disco and costume contest! For older kids, there will also be a tunnel of terror and extra spooky activities. The costume contest will start at 6:30pm and the winners will be announced at 6:45pm for the first shift and from 8:00pm to 8:15pm for the second shift. Date: October 28, 5:30-6:45pm (ages 2-5) and 7-8:15pm (ages 6-10) FunTalk (@funtalkbarcelona) Description: Spooktastic Mini Halloween Casal/Party with spooky workshops, glow-in-the-dark slime, Halloween cookie-decorating, freaky disco dance room, ghostly games, wicked face-painting, surprises, sweets and more. Leave your kids, and they'll take care of the rest! All in English.
Ages: 3-12 Date: October 28, 6-8pm & October 31, 9-4:30pm Nou Eixample Eix Comercial (@eixcomercialnoueixample) Description: Castaween celebration, with trick or treating among shops in the neighbourhood Date: October 28, 5:30-8pm Rose Bonbon (@rosebonbon.bcn) Description: Come dressed for Halloween, and they'll paint your face! Date: October 31, 4:30pm Smileroom Kids & Parents (@smileroombarcelona) Description: Music, photo booth, costumes, sensory experiences and more Ages: 0-3 years Date: October 29, 10-11am Gràcia Collage (@collagebarcelona) Description: After a few years in COVID hibernation, the Collage Halloween Party is back and with a big bang! Expect scary surprises, spooky stories, theatre shows, amazing arts activities and much much more.
Date: October 31, 7:15-9pm La Teatreria (@lateatreriabcn) Description: La Teatreria is organising a festive week of Halloween-themed workshops from October 24-29 and a mini casal from October 31 - November 4 Date: October 24 - November 4
Little Makers (@littlemakers.es) with Ludoteca Las Casitas (@lascasitasludoteca)
Description: Family Day Halloween - explore, create and get messy in the atelier and then play freely in the playroom upstairs. Costumes welcome! Date: October 28, 5-7pm, October 29, 10-1pm, & October 30, 10-1pm Rupits Art (@rupits_art) with L'avió de Paper (@laviodepaper.bcn)
Description: Fall-themed creative sensory experience inspired by autumn landscapes and the La Castanyada festival Ages: 10 months-36 months with adult Date: October 22, 10:30am Horta-Guinardó El Taller (@eltallerdebarcelona) Description: Halloween slime-making workshop Date: October 28, 5:15-6:45pm (ages 6-8), 7-8:30pm (ages 9+), October 29, 5-6:30pm (ages 6-8), 6:45-8:15pm (ages 9+) Les Corts
Kids&Kafe (@kidsandkafe) Description: Halloween Party, including fun activities, photobooth and professional photographer Ages: 4-8 Date: October 30, 5-7pm Sant Martí Bake Me Happy (@bakemehappy.bcn) Description: Halloween cookie-making workshop
Ages: 3-10 Date: October 14, 10-12pm Escola Esclat (@escola_esclat) Description: Creative Halloween workshop in English Date: October 29, 10-12pm Espai Granada (@espai_granada) Description: Mummy-themed apple pizza-making workshop and spooky cupcake and cookie decorating workshops Date: October 22, 10:30-1:30pm (pizza) , October 29, 10:30-7:10pm (cupcakes and cookies) Next Level English (@nxtlevelenglish) Description: Story-based spooky Halloween party with face painting, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating Date: October 22, 11-1pm Stephanie Voegele Studios (@stephanievoegelestudios) Description: Fall pop up event in partnership with Mamas in Biz (@mamasinbiz2022) at Stephy's (@stephysbcn), including a Halloween-themed metal-smithing and stamping activity Date: October 8, 12-6pm
Stephy's (@stephysbcn) Description: Halloween parties, including theatre shows, photo call, trick-or-treating, games and ludoteca Date: October 28, 6-8pm, ages 5-8 & October 29, 4-6pm, ages 1+ Vernita Studio (@vernita.studio) Description: Castanyada-themed sewing workshops Date: October 14, 5:30-7:30pm, October 15, 12:15-1:45pm & 5:30-7:30pm
Sants-Montjuïc CreaTIC Nens (@creatic_nens) Description: Casal de Halloween 2022 - Come and enjoy a day full of technology and fun, including educational robotics with LEGO, 3D design and crafts. Ages: 6-12 Date: October 31, 9-4pm Studio 56 (@studio56bcn) and FAnglès (@fangles_ceramics) Description: Clay & Create: Halloween ceramics workshop Date: October 22, 5-6:30pm, October 23, 11-12:30pm Poble Espanyol (@pobleespanyol) Description: Tunnel of terror, costume contests, family spectacles, photo call, castanyes and more Ages: All Date: October 22 - November 6
Casita Club (@casitaclubbcn)
Description: 'Halloween at Casita Club' workshops with arts & crafts, trick or treating, games, theatre performances and more Date: October 22, 11-1pm & 4-6pm, October 28, 6-8pm, October 29 11-1pm & 3-5pm and October 30, 4-6pm
Juno House (@junohouseclub) Description: Halloween party in collaboration with Lydia English School of Dance (@lydia.dance_), featuring a professional dance show, costumes, games, spooky crafts, snacks, party favours and more Date: October 21, 5:30-7:30pm
Kanteen (@kanteen_club) Description: Theatre camp, in collaboration with Laetitia Attal, comedian and professor of children's theatre Ages: 8-12 Date: October 24-28, 10-2pm
Parc d'atraccions Tibidabo (@parctibidabo) Description: 'La nit de les ànimes,' a terrifying new show from Hotel Krüeger Ages: 8+
Date: October 1 - November 6 Turó Park Description: Local businesses and families in and around Turó Park will host their annual trick-or-treating event again this year. Ages: All Date: October 27, 6-8pm
Multiple locations Music Together (@musictogetherbarcelona) Description: Special Halloween-themed family music workshops Ages: 0-5 Date: TBC Outside Barcelona
Auyama Group (@auyamagroup) Description: Halloween stories and pumpkin carving Ages: All Date: October 22, 23, 29 & 30 Location: Gavá
Cal Trilla 1902 (@caltrilla1902) Description: A local farm with pumpkin festival and decorative gourds for sale Ages: All Date: October 1 - 23
Location: El Prat de Llobregat Can Sala (@cansalamontornes) Description: Castanyada celebration, with chestnut hunting and roasting, songs and Halloween face painting Ages: All Date: October 22, 23, 29 & 30 Location: Montornès del Vallès
Catalunya en Miniatura (@catalunyaenminiatura)
Description: Halloween-themed activities for kids of all ages Ages: 3+ Date: October 8 - November 1 Location: Torelles de Llobregat
CatVana Learning Centre (@catvana_lc) Description: Autumn Camp, with lots of fun Halloween and castanya crafts, games, and spooky activities in English Ages: 3-12 Date: November 2-4, 9am-4pm Location: Sant Pere de Ribes
Celtic Language School (@celticlanguageschool) Description: Halloween arts and crafts (October 21, 5-6pm, ages 2+), Halloween cooking workshop (October 28, 5-6pm, ages 2+), Halloween movie night (October 28, 6-8pm, ages 6+) Location: Cardedeu
Dynami - El Teu Centre (@dynami.elteucentre) Description: 'Boniatos y Castañas', a sensory workshop that celebrates La Castanyada with traditional food and decorations. Ages: 9 months - 3 years Date: October 28 at 11am and 5:30pm Location: L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Fira de la Castanya (@firadelacastanya) Description: A festival and cultural activities celebrating the chestnut, an important product of the town of Viladrau Date: October 22 & 23 Location: Viladrau
Granja Aventura Park (@granjaaventurapark) Description: 'Castahalloween' - the popular farm and adventure park is offering special activities this month, including storytelling, Halloween-themed tattoos and roasted chestnuts Ages: All Date: October 15 - November 13 Location: Viladecavalls La Jungla Family Café (@lajunglafamilycafe) Description: 'Festa Castanyada' with stories, songs, autumn activities and special visit from Sra. Castanyada. 'Jungla Monster Party' with trick-or-yoga, Halloween tattoos and face-painting, snacks and costume party. Date: October 25 at 5:30pm (Festa Castanyada) and October 30 from 5:00-8:00pm (Jungla Monster Party) Location: Sant Feliu de Llobregat
La Vie en Papier (@lavieenpapier) with MarietandCo (@marietandco) Description: Halloween lettering workshops Date: October 22 & 28, 5:30-7pm Location: Sant Just Desvern Nananatura Forest School Sitges (nananaturaforestschoolsitges) Description: Halloween Party, with magic potions, wacky pumpkins, apple bobbing, spider hunt and more Ages: 5-8 Date: October 22, 10:30-1pm Location: Sitges Partyfels (@partyfels_castelldefels) Description: Halloween crafts workshop and party Date: TBC Location: Castelldefels Petita Dida (@petitadida) Description: Enjoy an afternoon together as a family, celebrating La Castanyada and the arrival of autumn, with music, songs and dance. Date: October 28, 5:30pm Location: Santa Coloma de Gramenet
PortAventura World (@portaventuraoficial) Description: A festive Halloween-themed atmosphere and special seasonal performances Ages: All Date: September 24 - November 13 Location: Tarragona
Do you know of other activities happening in or around Barcelona? Tell us below, and we'll add them!