Ghoulish costumes, spooky decorations, haunted houses, parades, and the never-ending candies. Indulge in some of the eeriest events from Salem to New Orleans, from costume parties to festival parades. Conjured up below by CheapFareGuru are the 5 Halloween festivals that will fuel your obsession. So, get your boo on and don your cape for the most ‘spooktacular’ time of the year.
New Orleans Vampire Ball, USA
A masquerade ball with a ghoulish twist, the Endless Night Vampire Ball is an event straight out of a horror movie. An unabashedly goth, haunting, and a sensual affair. All you need is a ticket along with a costume based on their annual theme, and you are set to join this official evening howl.
New York City Village Halloween Parade, New York
Halloween might have its roots in Ireland, but no country throws Halloween parties better than America. One of the most storied traditions that shut down most of the Lower Manhattan, jazzing it into a biggest runaway of fun-loving ghouls is their Village Halloween Parade. Be a spectator to these spooky legends marching for tricks or treat or join in donning a creepy costume.
Festival of the Dead, Salem
As Halloween as it gets! Taking place in the infamous 17th century colonial Salem where many believed that Satan walked among them, now throws a month-long Festival of the Dead each Halloween. To name a few from the event series are- The Annual Psychic Fair, Witchcraft Expo, Mourning Tea, Dinner with the Dead, and the Witches’ Halloween Ball.
Banks of the Foyle Hallowe’en Carnival, Ireland
With hair raising happenings galore, Derry (a small city in Northern Ireland) takes Halloween a notch higher with its Banks of the Foyle Hallowe’en Carnival- a true spectacle to behold. With over 40,000 revelers flooding the street, this gothic extravaganza with activities like Halloween Street Carnival, Awakening of the Walls, and many more are guaranteed to leave you with a spine-chilling experience.
Halloween Festival, Limoges
Although it has recently made up to the list since 1996 the city of Limoges has been celebrating Halloween with spooky parades, street parties, and many other special events. Local turned carousers disguise as vampires and goblins carrying carved pumpkins parading the city, attracting around 40,000 visitors.
If you dare, why not take a trip to one of these places for this Halloween? Avoid the horror of paying extra and get your air tickets now for some of the best flight deals at CheapFareGuru.