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It’s almost Halloween! Although Europeans don’t celebrate Halloween like United States, that doesn’t mean that it’s not a great place to be on October 31st.

If you’re looking to do something different for Halloween, we’ve put together a list of the best things to do around Europe on the night of living dead. No trick-or-treating, we want the good stuff: parties and special events!

Are you ready to discover them with us? Read on!

1. “Nottingham Ghost Walk” in Nottingham (England)

Photo by Dncnh via Flickr

There’s a walking tour every Saturday at 7pm to discover the city’s terrifying past! The psychic medium, Jenny Cross, started offering these tours in 1993 when she started detecting ghostly and paranormal activity around Nottingham.

The Nottingham Ghost Walk Tour goes around different areas of the city, including the Nottingham castle, Belvoir castle and Newstead Abbey. These are all places where Jenny has felt the presence of ghosts.

2. “Spirits of Meath” in Meath (Ireland)

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They say that Halloween started in Meath. In fact, Samhain is a 2,000 year old Celtic festival and is very much like our modern Halloween.

If you’re travelling to Meath between October 16 and November 1, you’ll be able to join the pumpkin carving contests, take a stroll around the “Happy hotel” or listen to all sorts of horror tales. The Spirits of Meath are waiting for you!

3. Halloween in Port Aventura, Salou (Spain)

Halloween in Port Aventura
Photo via portaventuraworld.com

Port Aventura dresses up and adds special horror events and rides to their program every year from September 23 to November 9. It’s every horror movie lovers dream!

4. “Bloody Sexy Halloween” in Prague (Czech Republic)

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It’s the largest Halloween event in the Czech Republic with over 5,000 people! There’s dancing performances, Pyrotechnics, DJ’s and a best costume competition.

The Bloody Sexy Halloween event will take place on October 28, 2017 at Forum Karlín.

5. “Amsterdam Halloween Festival” in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Photo by Amsterdam Halloween Festival

Can you imagine a 6 day Halloween celebration? Well, all you have to do is head over to Amsterdam from 25 to 31 October!

The Amsterdam Halloween Festival firmly believe that Halloween can’t last only one night so they have special activities like scary make-up, parades and Halloween spanish tapas. They also have horror movie marathons. You only have to book a flight to Amsterdam and get ready for an unforgettable event!

Where are you celebrating Halloween?  Let us know in the comments below!

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