Scary Night

Only for true daredevils !!!
Sat 30 Oct - Sat 6 Nov
30 Oct
6 Nov

Try if you dare!

Yes, the Scary Night is back again!

An exciting and scary walk (2.5 km) through the darkest parts of the estate. Around All Saints' Day, the Botanical Garden reveals the darker side of its secret lairs... Who will dare to challenge the demons? 
Buy your ticket quickly, the number of tickets per evening is limited!

Book your Scary Night ticket here

Practical information

Recommended age: from 12 years old. 

For brave children under 12, we recommend booking the earliest time slots. The later the evening, the scarier it will be! 
The route starts and ends at the main entrance (Empress Charlotte), Nieuwelaan 38.
The Meise-Village entrance will be closed.

A large part of the route is not suitable for buggies and wheelchairs.


Adults (from 18 years) € 12
Senior (65+), disabled persons € 10
Child <= 5 years € 0
Child 6-17 years € 6
Friend of the Botanic Garden € 6
Students (with student card) € 8









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

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 have a drink or a snack on the reception esplanade at the Empress Charlotte entrance. 

The scanning of your entrance ticket only takes place after the esplanade. 

Please note!

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

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














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