Boo! It’s Halloween season and I bet you’re up for some spookingly fun time. Well, as every year, I put together a list of some of the events happening on the occasion of Halloween in Geneva.
Ready? Let’s do it!
Swiss Vapeur Parc
October 14th – 30th; Le Bouveret; all ages
If you haven’t yet visited the Swiss Vapeur Parc now is the time! If you already have, you may enjoy the new Halloween-y look of the place. Some mildly scary characters, pumpkins, and spider nets will make the train journies even more exciting. To get your tickets click here.
Fete de la Courge by Schilliger Garden Center
October 23rd; Plan-Les-Ouates & Gland
Pumpkin Festival is back again at Schilliger with some fun activities for all ages. Children can learn how to hollow and cut the pumpkin and take their creation back home. There will be a pumpkin contest – the heaviest and the most original will win – a good opportunity to see variety of pumpkins and squash. Last but not least there will be an Autumn Fair in Gland and Matran – with local artisans and squash-based snacks! More info here.
Pumpkin curving with L’Atelier Mandala
October 24th, 27th, 29th, 30th; Viry
A fun parent-child activity for this time of year. Halloween in Geneva would not been Halloween without a pumpkin curving fun. You can do it at home of ourse, but why not try doing it at an artistic workshop. Check it out here.
It’s a bit of a drive from Geneva but their Halloween events look promising! Evening light shows on 29th and 30th, and then on Saturday a day of activities, magic, and discoveries for all ages! A good excuse to visit the castle. Click here to know more.
Kids Halloween by Spell Languages
October 30th; Plainapalais area; for all ages
Spell Languages will never stop to surprise us all with their brilliant ideas! For this year’s Halloween they partenerd up with Haydee Barron Academie de Dane, AmaKids, Neo Academie, and Emys to organize a party filled with mysterious games, creepy activities, trick or treating, and more! To make the party work better for everyone there different timings for different age groups. Here’s the link to the detailed info and an enrollementt form.
October 30th and 31st; 3+; Evaux
The most adventourous parc in Geneva will be decorated with dreadful elements the whole week of October holidays. On the weekend of 30th October you’re invited to come with your costume to enjoy the scary trails in a new way. They also prepared some surprises. Reservations are highly recommended. You can see how it works by clicking here.
Halloween Family Party by Yatooland
October 30th; Les Acacias; 3+
Yatooland prepared a family party with a spooky maze, photo competition, disco, contests and more! You can book your tickets already and secure a spot in the place that kids adore and parents dread. If you’re brave enough, check the details here.
Halloween Party by Kids Club Coppet
October 30; ages 2-9; Coppet
A yearly tradition has been kept up by Kids Club in Coppet. A Halloween Party with games, arts activities and treats for kids ages 2-9. Not far from Geneva, in Coppet. You can find the details here.
Halloween au Chateau
October 31st, Prangins, all ages
Isn’t in a marvelous idea to celebrate Halloween at the old castle? Chateau de Prangins is beautiful and old enough to host old-time ghosts. This year, ghosts will not disturb children, instead the castle’s team prepared storytime and candy! You’re more than welcome to come wearing a costume. Check it out here.
Halloween Family Part at Fort Ecluse
October 30th, France
Fort Ecluse (over in France) closes its doors in autumn. You will have to either wait for the spring to visit this great place in a stunning landscape or go for their Halloween Party! The description promises a really scary evening, it ought to be superb! You can read all about it on their website.