Amsterdam Halloween Festival

The 2016 Amsterdam Halloween Festival will be held 29-31 October and serves up 4 days of bloody good Halloween fun! Born from the underground & fueled by a morbid belief that Halloween should be more than just one day, a highlight of this year’s gore fest is Amsterdam Spook’s annual Halloween costume party DEAD SPACE. The 2016 programme will be announced shortly. Check out last year’s programme for a taste…

The 2015 programme of Bloody Good events

22, 24 & 28 Oct: Drop Dead Gory makeup workshops

Back Stage, Rozengracht 101-103; €49
Learn how to gore like a pro and take your costume to the next level this Halloween! Workshop includes materials, goodie bag & in-store discounts.
More info: Drop Dead Gory or  book online

30 Oct: Fright Night Skate

20:30; starting at Vondelpark; free
Organised by FNS, a couple hundred costumed roller-bladers and skaters are set to take to the streets of Amsterdam this Halloween! What’s more fun than watching that? Joining them!

31 Oct: Kriterion Kids Halloween

12:00-18:00; Kriterion, Roetersstraat 170; €7.50 (kids) €8 (adults) for the films, party for free
Halloween party plus films (Dolfje Weerwolfje & Griezelbus) for kids aged 5-12, with games, crafts & face-painting.
Facebook event & website

31 Oct: A Room With A Boo

Hotel Arena, ‘s-Gravesandestraat 51; €231
Rest in peace this Halloween! Package includes hotel stay, bottle of bubblies, transportation to Panama club, 2 x The MONSTER BASH party tickets & plenty of spooky extras. – SOLD OUT
More info: A Room With A Boo

31 Oct: Eat, Drink & Be Scary

19:30-21:30; Pata Negra, Oostelijke Handelskade 999; €55
Tantalise your taste buds with terrifying tasty tapas! Seating is limited for this Halloween-themed dinner so be sure to book in advance. Includes dinner, 2 drinks & cocktail.
More info or book online

31 Oct: Makeup & Costume Pre-party

17:00-23:00; La Calverna, Oostelijke Handelskade 999; prices vary
Pro makeup artists and morbidly talented stylists will be on-hand to transform you into your best & bloodiest Halloween look for The MONSTER BASH. Get ready with other Halloweeners & book your spot now!

31 Oct: The Monster Bash Halloween costume party

31 Oct, 21:30-05:00; Panama, Oostelijke Handelskade 4; pre-sale €24.50
Get ready to grease your coif and pull out the petticoats, boils & ghouls! Amsterdam Spook’s infamous Halloween party is an ode to Rockabilly & Psychobilly, vintage horror, pop art and B-movie monsters. Expect a line-up of over 30 artists, DJs, VJs and performers. Cash & prizes for best costumes.
Buy tickets or more info The MONSTER BASH

31 Oct: Mr Horror’s Halloween Horror Show

Midnight to 07:00; Tuschinski, Reguliersbreestraat 26-34; €25 (discounts with Pathé Unlimited Cards)
All-night horror movie marathon screening Cherry Tree, The Hallow, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and Tales of Halloween. Costumes encouraged!
Tickets & details

1 Nov: Spooktacular Parade

09:45, Vondelpark, suggested donation €5 per family
Kids Halloween parade through the Vondelpark, organised by Amsterdam Mamas. All wheels – bikes, steps, buggies – are welcome! Meet North Gate (Leidseplein) or South Gate (Amstelveenseweg).
More details

Amsterdam Halloween discounts

Show your ticket to the Halloween costume party DEAD SPACE to get discounts at most costume and party shops around Amsterdam.

Get your gore fix and stay tuned via the Facespook page.