2016 Amsterdam Halloween Festival

Amsterdam Halloween Festival

The 2016 Amsterdam Halloween Festival will be held 20-31 October, serving up multiple 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 of Bloody Good events

5 & 12 Oct: Bare Bones shop event

19:00 to 20:30; Louis Wittenburg; Raadhuisstraat 16; pre-book only, free
Halloween experts will be on-hand with advice and tips & tricks to help you with your Halloween costume, makeup or accessories. After-hours event includes shop discounts and spooky treats.
Sign up!

20, 22 & 26 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

24-31 Oct; Ripley’s Halloweek

Ripley’s, Believe it or Not!, Dam 25; tickets €18 & 22
Believe it – kids & big kids can celebrate Halloween all week long at Amsterdam’s most curious museum. Dia de los Muertos themed decor, face-painting, acts & artists, 5D horror movies and more. Plus, don’t miss a visit to the horror room.

29 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 DEAD SPACE Get ready with other Halloweeners & book your spot now!

Ripley’s Dia de los Muertos dinner & pre-party

20:00-midnight; Ripley’s, Believe it or Not!, Dam 25; tickets vary
Pre-party with dinner, acts, music, drinks and spooky treats! VIP option available – including party ticket and Limo transport to Dead Space!
Buy tickets
Facebook event

29 Oct: A Room With A Boo

21:30-05:00; Hotel Arena, ‘s-Gravesandestraat 51; €239
Rest in peace this Halloween! Two full wings of the 4-star Hotel Arena are reserved just for us. Package includes hotel stay, bottle of bubblies, breakfast, 2 x DEAD SPACE party tickets & plenty of spooky extras.
More info: A Room With A BooBook online

29 Oct: Dead Space sci-fi Halloween costume party

Hotel Arena, ‘s-Gravesandestraat 51; pre-sale €26
Space cadets, aliens & galactic mutants unite! Amsterdam Spook’s infamous Halloween party goes SCI-FI this year. Expect an intergalactic line-up of 35 artists & DJs, very special guest cosplayers, killer decor, stellar costumes and a Halloween vibe that just can’t be beat. Cash & prizes for best costumes.
More info: DEAD SPACE
Buy party tickets
Facebook page

29 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 4 horror movies selected by Mr Horror himself. Costumes encouraged!
Tickets & details

30 Oct: I want Candy

10:00-11:30, Hard Rock Café, Max Euweplein 57-61; all-in ticket €15.95
Authentic Halloween kid’s party with trick or treating, games, face-painting and buffet breakfast.
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31 Oct: Helter Skelter Halloween party

20:00-midnight, Hard Rock Café, Max Euweplein 57-61; all-in ticket €59
Rock out on All Hallow’s Eve! DJs, artists and a fun, costumed crowd. Party ticket includes dinner and unlimited beer & wine. Prizes for best costume!
Buy tickets
Facebook event

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.