Les Vacances de Toussaint

The autumn half term (les vacances de Toussaint) is the perfect time to get out, about and involved in a range of activities for the whole family.

Be sure to check out our What’s On guide but here’s a few ideas to keep everybody happy this Halloween.

AUTOMNE PREHISTORIQE – MUSEE DE TAUTAVEL – SATURDAY 20TH – SATURDAY 3RD

2 weeks of prehistoric fun. Find out more here.

ARGELÈSWEEN – ARGELES SUR MER – WEDNESDAY 24TH – WEDNESDAY 31ST

4 days of free Halloween fun at the Salle Jean Carrère, rue Molière, Argelès sur Mer

  • Wednesday 24th 2.30pm – 6pm
  • Saturday 27th 8.30pm – 12.30am
  • Sunday 28th 2.30pm – 6pm
  • Wednesday 31st 2.30pm – 6pm

SALON RANDO PYRENÉES MEDITERRANÉE – CHATEAU VALMY – WEDNESDAY 24TH – SUNDAY 27TH

An exhibition/salon for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. Find out more here.

FOIRE DE LA SAINT MARTIN – PARC DES EXPOS, PERPIGNAN – FRIDAY 26TH – SUNDAY 25TH NOV

France’s oldest travelling fun fair spends a month in Perpignan. Find out more here.

RAID ORIENTATION COTE 66 – COLLIOURE – SUNDAY 27TH

In teams of 2, participants must navigate a multi-discipline orienteering covering trail running/walking, mountain biking and kayaking. Registration is now closed, but still a great experience as a spectator. Find out more here.

HALLOWEEN AU VILLAGE – CANET EN ROUSSILLON – MONDAY 29TH

An afternoon (from 2.30pm) of Halloween fun including pumpkin carving, mask making and other spooky activities.

PUMPKIN CARVING – SAINT CYPRIEN – MONDAY 29TH

Kids can discover the reasoning behind the pumpkin tradition and then create their own. 10am – 12pm / 1.30pm – 5.30pm. Reservation necessary. Call 04 68 21 01 33 for info and bookings.

HALLOWEEN AT FORT ST ELME – COLLIOURE – MONDAY 29TH – SATURDAY 3RD

A week of spookiness as the historic fort is taken over by Catalan bruixas. Everyday a 45 minute Halloween performance will test your nerves (11am / 2pm / 3.30pm / 5pm) and the Olympic Games of Terror will pitch mere mortals against creatures from another realm. 5€.

HALLOWEEN – WEDNESDAY 31ST

  • Banyuls sur Mer : Halloween show, 2pm, Salle Novelty
  • Canet en Roussillon : Vampires ball, 2.30pm, Place Saint Jacques
  • Palau del Vidre : Halloween, Foyer François Tane
  • Perpignan : Face painting, 3.30pm / Magic show, 9pm, Palais des Congrès
  • Saint André : Ciné-Goûter, 2.30pm, Préau de la Mairie
  • Saint Cyprien : Monsters ball, 6pm, Salle Génin de Règnes
  • Saint Féliu d’Amont : Pirates of the Carribean fancy dress ball

CONCERT : CHORALE OPACAD

50 singers from the Choral Opacad will perform in the fabulous acoustics of the Eglise Saint Michel in Saint Génis des Fontaines at 8pm.

Wednesday 31st

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Centre Culturel in Collioure will host the “Demain c’est Maintenant” film festival, exploring the theme of responsible consumption. Find out more here.

Wednesday 31st – Saturday 3rd

AUTOMNE DES ANTIQUAIRES – PARKING DE LA PLAGE, COLLIOURE – THURSDAY 1ST – SUNDAY 4TH

Professional antique dealers from across southwest France will display furniture, silverware, jewellery, household linen, paintings, earthenware and rare object.

SALON DE L’HABITAT – ESPACE JEAN CARRERE, ARGELES SUR MER – SATURDAY 3RD – SUNDAY 4TH

Find inspiration for your home at this free 2 day exhibition on interior and exterior design. 9am – 6pm.

SALON DE L’HABITAT – ESPACE JEAN CARRERE, ARGELES SUR MER – SATURDAY 3RD – SUNDAY 4TH

Find inspiration for your home at this free 2 day exhibition on interior and exterior design. 9am – 6pm.

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