Building on the success of the Christmas Markets at Tivoli, the old amusement park introduced Halloween celebrations which has proved equally popular with visitors. The park is turned into a ghoulish wonderland for the autumn mid-term school holiday which is popular with families with children. Visitors should expect plenty of spooky paraphernalia including witches, broomsticks and decorated pumpkin heads as well as all the usual fun of this traditional amusement park.
Each Halloween, Louisville Zoo is made over into a world of ghouls, costumed characters, superheroes, fairies and talking pumpkins for this fun, family-orientated event. Initially conceived to boost visitor numbers during the zoo's traditionally quiet time of the year, the event has grown each year to become a firm favorite on the region's event's calendar and each year attracts thousands of visitors of all ages who are encouraged to dress up for the event.
Dubbed the "most adult of all the adult Halloween events in Las Vegas" by the Las Vegas Weekly, the Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball is an unusual, wild and exciting event. Erotic stage performances, incredible lasers and lights, world class DJs, a costume contest, vendors, a huge dance floor, a separate old school dance area, stilt walkers, monsters and surprises can be found around every corner. This is a scary, naughty and fun Halloween celebration. Over 21s only.
The world-famous costume party on Santa Monica Boulevard Halloween night is the largest Halloween street party in the United States. An estimated half a million people take part or come to watch the ghouls and goblins party. Finals for the popular carnival costume contest are held on the main stage on Halloween night, but the entire week leading up to the finals is filled with special events.
This is the country's biggest Halloween celebration and the only major one taking place at night. Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers take to the streets in amazing costumes to join about 50 bands, dancers and artists performing on the night. The crowd of spectators swells the numbers attending to over two million and the celebrations can be seen live on television. The event was created back in 1973 by a Greenwich Village mask maker and puppeteer and has become one of the Big Apple's best-loved traditions.
Little Five Points has been called Atlanta's answer to Greenwich Village, and it is in this eclectic, free-spirited business neighborhood that one of the best Halloween festivals and parades in the South takes place every year the weekend before Halloween. It is an award-winning festival with plenty of fun for kids and grown-ups, drawing participants and spectators from all over the South. A particular highlight is the great and rather scary street parade.
The Grim Reaper and his monster fiends are back from the crypt searching for blood as they stalk the mortals who dare to walk the haunted halls of the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Are you up for a creapy walk through the House of Hallucinations? Can you stomach the Corridors of Carnage?
The Queen Mary "Ship of Terror" has been transformed into Southern California's scariest mazes. Who knows what is lurking below? There will be seven terrifying mazes for all who dare to walk through. If you escape alive, pay a visit to Purgatory Park where live bands will be pounding to the beat of your heart.
Maybe you would sooner dance in the Dome of Doom, featuring the Coffin Club and Boiler Room Dance Clubs. Do not forget to visit the Fright Mistress in her private lair.