Center-Alsace. Halloween: ideas for outings to shiver with pleasure


➤ Saturday October 29. Halloween party, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m., at the Tanzmatten. With DJ Adixia. Admission: €13 in presale, €15 at the evening box office. Information: 03 88 58 45 45.

➤ Saturday October 29. Guided tour “Witchcraft in Sélestat”, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Did you know that the author of the best-selling The Hammer of Witches was a native of Sélestat? That on the Place d’Armes were held trials for witchcraft? Come and discover the history of witchcraft in Sélestat. Meet in front of the Humanist Library. Duration: 1h30. Full price: €3.50/reduced: €2.50/free for children under 7 years old. Information and registration: 03 88 58 07 20 (limited places).

➤ Sunday 30 and Monday 31 October. “Fatal dinner at the Humanist Library in Sélestat”. During a festive dinner organized at the Humanist Library, investigative journalist Camille Muller is found dead on the eve of the opening of an exhibition. This assassination bears disturbing similarities to a murder perpetrated more than 130 years ago, in June 1889.

For more than an hour, as a team, the participants must discover the hidden clues, interrogate the suspects and find out who is behind this dark story! Game sessions at 6.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. Prices: €12 (full) and €10 (reduced). From 14 years old. Information and reservations on 03 88 58 07 20/

➤ Tuesday 1er november. The Humanist Library is offering a “Magic Plants” workshop, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Take your finest pen to calligraph the recipes and go home with a souvenir parchment. Price: €4. Children from 8 to 12 years old. Information and reservations on 03 88 58 07 20 or

➤ Thursday 3 November. A workshop “Dragonology: in the footsteps of dragons and other fabulous beasts” is organized from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Humanist Library. Come flush them out and make a clay modeling of a creature straight out of your imagination! Duration: 2.5 hours. For children aged 8 to 12. Prices: €3.50. Meet at 2:30 p.m. at the Humanist Library. Limited places, information and registration on 03 88 58 07 31.

➤ Until November 4. Exhibition “Witches! Rites, beliefs and persecutions in Alsace” at the Municipal Archives of Sélestat. This exhibition, dedicated to the theme of witchcraft in Alsace, presents archival documents, unpublished objects, panels made by the workshops of the Seigniory of Andlau and a film lent by the House of Witches of Bergheim. FREE ENTRANCE. Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Zombies attack the city center this Sunday

Like last year, the shopkeepers’ association Les Vitrines de Sélestat and the make-up school Wake-up studio are organizing a zombie march on Sunday, October 30, in Square Ehm.

From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., school director Lydie Ierace and her team will hold a free make-up stand, in order to transform those who wish into “living dead for a day”. . New this year: the team from the Selestadian salon Cocktail hairstyle and aesthetics will be present to create hairstyles for the zombies.

Once the participants have made up and their hair done, a giant zumba will be animated by Christina’Fit. Once the animation is over, around 3 p.m., the parade will start. The route is the same as last year: place de la Victoire, rue des Clés, place d’Armes, rue des Marchands, rue des Chevaliers and arrival place Kubler.

There is talk of a zombie march, but all disguised people, small or large, can participate in the demonstration.

Zombie walk, Sunday October 30, from 1 p.m. at Ehm Square. Children over three years old and adults can have their make-up done for free.


➤ Until November 6. The Cigoland park in Kintzheim will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Two circus shows will be given at 12 p.m. and around 4 p.m. (times specified at the entrance to the park). The show The Last Fight will be played around 6 p.m. Information on 03 88 92 36 36.

➤ From Saturday 29 to Monday 31 October. On the occasion of Halloween, the Monkey Mountain in Kintzheim will put on its best disguise. On the program for this weekend: treasure hunt, disguise contest… La Montagne des singes also offers a special Halloween treasure hunt. In addition, on October 30 and 31 as well as on 1er November, the park offers a free make-up workshop, from 2 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. More information:

➤ Until November 6. The Volerie des aigles in Kintzheim offers, during the All Saints holidays, entertainment and creative workshops around the ” Myths & Legends and nocturnal birds of prey in the ruins of Kintzheim castle. Owls, witches and old spellbooks… Many myths and legends linked to these night owls have always fascinated crowds. More information:


➤ October 27 and 31 and November 2. Haut-Koenigsbourg castle offers a family workshop “Jack O’Lantern and the grinning beets”, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Immerse yourself in the history of Jack O’Lantern. Then set off to discover the origins of Halloween by competing in a frenzied quiz! Finally, dig up your ancient vegetables and light up the castle with your spooky achievements! Prices: €14 (full) and €10 (reduced). From 6 years old. By reservation:

➤ From Friday 28 October to Sunday 6 November. The Haut-Koenigsbourg castle offers a life-size game: “The dark tower: the beginning”. Ancient, evil, and ravaging deities flock to the Dark Tower, the dungeon, summoned by their fanatical followers. Your mission: to close this inter-dimensional portal to avoid the worst. Challenge by team of 8, in a limited time. Prices (only access to the live game): €15 (full) and €11 (reduced). Nine sessions per day. From 12 years old. By reservation:


➤ Monday, October 31. Halloween is coming to La Bouilloire de Marckolsheim. On the program, animations and two cinema sessions: On the other side of the sky at 6 p.m. (from 6 years old; duration 1 hour 40 minutes) and Boop at 8 p.m. (not recommended for children under 12; duration 2 hrs 10 mins). An FX horror make-up workshop will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (from 12 years old; free). Limited places, reservation required at the MJC La Bouilloire. Entertainment Horror games, reading corner and scary tales by the media library and the Intermunicipal Animation Network (RAI) from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. From 10 years old ; free. Bar and snacks from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: hot dog, salad, soup and cakes. Information on 03 88 74 98 69.


➤ Thursday, October 27. The Vallée de Villé media library offers a workshop for making wizard and Halloween masks, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Paper cut-outs and coloring to create a Harry Potter or Halloween mask. From 6 years old. More information: or 03 69 33 23 40.

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