5 Halloween Events You NEED To Know About

The spookiest time of year is almost upon us but how are you going to spend it? If you fancy a break from guising or rewatching Scream, check out these amazing Scottish Halloween events. Taking place all over the country, these terrifying spooktaculars are not to be missed…

Halloween Events Scotland 2019

Spirit of Scone, Scone Palace

From the 25th to 31st October, Scone Palace is transforming into the ultimate fright night experience. From ghostly tales to the Fright Night cafe, this outdoor walking tour is sure to have your nerves tingling! Don’t forget to don your fancy dress, Spirit of Scone will be offering prizes for the best dressed or drop into the make-up station for a monstrous make-over on the night.

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Samhuinn Fire Festival, Edinburgh

If you fancy trying something a little different this Halloween then we have just the thing! A traditional celtic event that marks the transition from summer into winter, Samhuinn (also known as Samhain) is celebrated in Samhuinn Fire Festival on the 31st October. Located on Calton Hill in Edinburgh, this vibrant fire festival tells the tale of winter defeating the summer and incorporates performances including drumming, dancing and fire displays as well as some incredible make-up and costuming.

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halloween events Scotland 2019

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Paisley Halloween Festival

Taking place on 25th and 26th October 2019, Paisley Halloween Festival will see the town centre transformed into a super spooky Dark Circus complete with aerial performers. This year’s festival is absolutely packed with things to do for all ages and see including a silent disco, movie screenings, and a Day of the Dead Party for those looking to party into the wee small hours.

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CarnEVIL III, Aberdeen Beach

Combining a terrifying walk through experience with unlimited rides at Codona’s Amusement Park and even a round of Zombie Laser Tag, this is the Scottish Halloween Event for you if you like your thrills with a side of adrenalin!

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Quarantine, Kelburn Castle & Estate

For those who really want to embrace the spooky season, this immersive experience might just be for you. If you fancy fighting your way through an army of the undead in Kelburn’s Haunted Forest, then this is your chance to save humanity!

Discover all the event details here. 


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