It’s Halloween, the time to be anyone you want from a princess to a superhero to a pumpkin! Halloween is celebrated around the world on October 31st. Children to adults alike get in to spooky costumes and go from door to door asking neighbors for candies saying ‘Trick of Treat!‘ Americans celebrate the tradition by dressing in costumes and telling tales of witches and ghosts. Pumpkins are carved into glowing jack-o-lanterns. There are also parties, costume competitions and events happening around the country. What are you doing this Halloween besides trick or treat? It’s not too late to grab a costume and head out. Here are few ideas and places to make this Halloween extra spooky!
Spooky Halloween Events Around USA
Halloween Haunted Houses
Haunted houses are, without a doubt, one of the best places to go in the US. With hundreds of haunted places and houses to be found, you’ll be spoiled for choice!
The Stanley Hotel
The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park Colorado is probably one of the most popular haunted places in America as the hotel inspired Stephen King’s novel and movie – The Shining.
Winchester Mystery House
The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose California is probably one of the best places to go for a fun evening haunt with the family. The Winchester Mystery House boasts dozens of rooms and endless hallways though it isn’t as creepy as other haunted places, which is a good thing for families with small kids.
Halloween Theme & Amusement Parks
If you’re looking for a variety of events and activities, theme parks are without a doubt some of the best places to go for Halloween. Virtually almost every theme park and amusement park operator in the country hosts a special events.
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando is one of the most popular Halloween parties in the States, especially amongst fans of horror movies. There are lots of scare zones and haunted houses where you can enjoy a fright of your life with your buddies and girlies!
Six Flags theme parks boast one of the best fright fests in the theme park world. Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest is probably one of the best Fright Fests out there because of many haunted mazes such as Willoughby’s Haunted Mansion, which has very realistic monsters and cool special effects.
So if you had no time to plan a outing, this is your chance. Apart from these, there are many mega-fests all over the continent, where creative and fun-loving folks go to get seriously freaky. So skip the boring office costume parties and go where the freaks come out at night! Have a safe and happy Halloween!