How To Have A ‘Spook-tacular’ Halloween!

When witches fly up high and black cats prowl, may Halloween 2019 be the scariest around! That time of the year is fast approaching. This is the time where creepy costumes, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, ghosts, ghouls and all things horrid come out of the woodwork. Come out to play this Halloween and find the best ideas for Halloween in South Africa’s social calendar. Even most ghoulishly delightful, you can let NetFlorist turn their ‘witchful’ thinking into the perfect Halloween treat with our range of gifts and flowers.

Celebrate Halloween in South Africa with the country’s leading online store for all things Halloween. While Halloween is mostly celebrated in most North American and European countries on October 31, it was only recognised in South Africa about a decade ago. Today, this spooky occasion is celebrated in a variety of different ways in South Africa. At NetFlorist, we’ve compiled a list of the best Halloween gifts, parties, activities and events that we hope we’ll be right up your alley!


Play Dress-Up / Attend Events

For adults, there is a myriad of fantastic parties, attractions and events to attend in the areas in and around the country. From costume parties to trick-or-treating, there’s always a reason to dress up as your favourite creatures and monsters this Halloween.

Families, friends and communities usually get together to celebrate the day and partake in seasonal festivities, such as Horror Fests. If you’re looking to have a ‘spook-tacular’ Halloween, look no further than your own backyard! Whether you’re in Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria or Johannesburg, there’s always something lurking in the shadows this Halloween!


Halloween Events in Cape Town

Magnifique: Carnival of the Dead CPT (A Halloween Fiesta)

Magnifique SA is a conceptual events brand heavily based on décor and theme. This year, the theme will be The Carnival of the Dead. Attendants and partygoers are strongly advised to dress up in their deadliest outfits. In addition, there will be face painters for the beginning portion of the night to transform you into the character of your choice.

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So Happy Halloween

You are invited to join the So Happy team with their 5th annual installation of So Happy Halloween! This year, they are headed to the beach and are summoning the most bone-chilling ghouls and freaks to meet up for the sexiest and most frightening experience of the year! Calling all freaks to crawl out of the dark sea onto the beach!

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Halloween Events in Durban

Durban has decided to join the Halloween party this year in a big way! Don’t miss out on these spooky spectacles and spine-chilling parties happening near you…

Origin Halloween 10 Year Anniversary

Come for the boo’s, and stay for the booze this Halloween… This year, Durban brings in the biggest, most monstrous, most magical, and most frightful RISE OF THE MUTANTS.

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Halloween Party at ZanziBar

Use your imagination. Dress up in anything you can think of and join the party at ZanziBar. Good food, great vibe and one ‘hell’ of a party! Drink witches brew and eat spooky food. In addition, there are prizes available for the best-dressed.

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Halloween Events in Johannesburg

Joburg isn’t called jol’burg for nothing, and Halloween is no exception! They’ve really pulled out all the stops to give you the most hair-raising Halloween experience. Don’t miss out on this blood-curdling night of terror!

Not sure where to spend the night? Take a look at some of the best events happening near you!


A Haunted House – Halloween party

Put on your scariest face and venture into the heart of Johannesburg; come dance with a vampire or drink with a werewolf. Get together with loved ones and, dress up as witch or a zombie! You can even dress up as an African dweller of the night such as utikoloshi, and uzondi! What’s more, there are prizes to be won for the best outift!

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Halloween Events in Pretoria

Pretoria is celebrating Halloween with a blood-curdling list of activities and events. Take a look at what they’re getting up to!

Halloween Adventure Night Run

Join the Trail Adventure Night Series for a fun-filled 5km or 10km night run at the beautiful Kimiad Golf Course and Driving Range. You can also enjoy something to eat and drink at the Rosewood Terrace afterwards. Dress-up and stand a chance to win a prize!

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Southdowns Night Market Halloween

Ghosts, witches and other creatures of fright, don’t miss the call of Halloween night. If you miss this celebration, ’tis an act of treason! Wear a costume or be vanished into the night. Come out to play, if you dare!

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If you’re looking to enjoy a quiet Halloween on October 31st, there are just as many ways to celebrate with your loved ones as there are monsters in the night! NetFlorist has an extensive selection of Halloween gift ideas to choose from, which means you’re spoiled for choice to ensure that you have yourself a magical Halloween!


Halloween Flowers and Gifts

Keep the spirit of Halloween alive with our remarkable variety of Halloween gifts from NetFlorist! As South Africa’s largest sameday gift delivery service, NetFlorist boasts a marvellous array of Halloween gift ideas to choose from. Explore our bakery and indulge someone special with decadent Halloween cupcakes with a harmonius variety of decadent flavours ranging from chocolate, strawberry and everything in between! NetFlorist has a wide range of Halloween themed delights, such as chocolate hat boxes, personalised candy jars, brownies and a bottle of fine alcohol.

In addition, browse through our fantastic range of themed Halloween flowers and plants. There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow with candlelight so NetFlorist has an extensive assortment of orange flowers in honour of this night of terrors! Blow them away with the chills and thrills of Halloween. You can even use our range of flowers and plants as decoration for your Halloween parties. For him, explore the wondrous selection of tech man crates. For her, our ‘boo-quet’ of flowers are sure to do the trick!


Final thoughts

It might be a little soon, but when you hear the hoot of an owl and the cackle of a witch, then you’ll know that Halloween is here! Our spell-binding range of flowers and gifts are sure to give you and your loved ones a magical Halloween. Want to paint the town ‘dead’ this Halloween 2019? Visit NetFlorist for a fang-tastic Halloween gift or find the perfect party spot to scare the festive worries away!

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