Scary Night

Only for true daredevils !!!
Fri 28 Oct - Mon 31 Oct
28 Oct
31 Oct
  • 28 Oct
    31 Oct
    Meise Botanic Garden

Try if you dare!

Yes, the Scary Night is back again!

An exciting and extrme scary walk (3 km) through the darkest parts of the Meise Botanic Garden. Around Halloween, the Botanic Garden reveals the darker side of its secret lairs!

Buy your ticket quickly, the number of tickets per evening is limited!

Practical information

  • Recommended age: from 12 years old! For the brave children up to 12 years, please refer to the first three time slots. From the fourth time slot (7.30 p.m.) onwards, the Scary Night EXTREME begins. From then on, the extras let their hair down, driving the suspense and horror to the top!
  • The route starts and ends at the main entrance (Empress Charlotte), Nieuwelaan 38.
  • Make sure you download your e-ticket onto your mobile phone or take a printout with you. That way you will not lose any time when scanning at our entrance gates.
  • The Meise-Village entrance will be closed.
  • The route is not suitable for buggies and wheelchairs.


Adults (from 18 years)

€ 15

Senior (65+), disabled persons

€ 12

Child <= 5 years

€ 0

Child 6-17 years

€ 7,5

Friend of the Botanic Garden

€ 7,5

Students (with student card)

€ 10










Discount cards

MuseumPASSmusées, Brussels Card or other discount cards are not valid during this event. Holders of a Friends card (annual subscription to the Garden) benefit from a reduced rate. 

Residents of Meise

Residents of the municipality of Meise also enjoy this reduced price. Every resident of Meise is a Friend of the Botanic Garden and is entitled to a Friends card. You have to present your Friends Pass together with your ticket in order to benefit from the reduced price. We strongly advise every resident of Meise who does not yet have a Friends Pass to get one as soon as possible at the ticket desk. This way, you avoid long queues at the box office on the evening itself! See here for more information.

Time slots

Start the Scary Night when it suits you best, between 18:00 and 21:30!

You must choose one of the following time slots to start the walk:

Time slot 1: 18:00 - 18:30 - Scary Night
Time slot 2: 18:30 - 19:00- Scary Night
Time slot 3: 19:00 - 19:30 - Scary Night
Time slot 4: 19:30 - 20:00 - Scary Night EXTREME
Time slot 5: 20:00 - 20:30 - Scary Night EXTREME
Time slot 6: 20:30 - 21:00 - Scary Night EXTREME
Time slot 7: 21:00 - 21:30 - Scary Night EXTREME

The time slot determines the start time of your walk.

Once inside the Botanical Garden, feel free to take your time and walk at your own pace. The Garden does not close until 11pm.


You can enjoy a drink or snack at the Welcome square located at the Empress Charlotte Entrance. Scanning your ticket only takes place past the Welcome square. This way, you can meet your friends or family before the Scary Night starts. Or you can also end your visit with a drink and a bite to recover from all the emotions ;-))

Please note!

Access only via the Empress Charlotte entrance (Nieuwelaan 38).

The Meise-Village entrance is closed during the Scary Night.