5 spooktacular Halloween events in London

It’s that time of year when you wouldn’t bat an eyelid at a ghost sat beside you on the tube or being squashed up against Frankenstein on the number 8 bus – it is of course, Halloween.

Nowhere does Halloween in Britain quite like London. Whether it’s a ghost tour in the capital’s late night scene or some family-friendly fun, London has plenty to offer on this spooky date.

Here are five terrifying events in London this year to make Halloween go with a bang!

The London Dungeon

The spookiest attraction in the capital, The London Dungeon is known as ‘home of Halloween’. You can take a disturbing trip through plague-ridden London, or take a ride on Drop Dead – a three-story drop into the darkness. Needless to say this is not one for the faint hearted and young kids might find it too scary, but if you’re looking for some scares and a good time, look no further than the London Dungeons on Halloween night. Stay in our London Central Waterloo hotel to make the most of your day.

Mulletover Halloween – Saturday October 28th

Famous for hedonistic fun, fantastic music and some wonderfully silly fancy dress, Mulletover Halloween nights have been the talk of London for some time. Expect house and disco music in a secret location. Just make sure you put some serious effort into your outfit – these guys don’t mess around when it comes to Halloween celebrations. Get Halloween ready at one of our hotels in London.

Spooky Mystery Trail – Sunday October 29th

Not all of London’s Halloween events are kid-friendly but the Spooky Mystery Trail at Forty Hall is frightening fun for the little ones. Suitable for children aged 4 – 11, they will follow a creepy trail around the haunted house. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for the surprise spooky visitors. Stay at our London Enfield hotel, under 10 minutes from Forty Hall.

London ghost bus tours

Try something spookily different this Halloween with a London ghost bus tour. Hop onto a vintage double decker if you dare, and listen to stories from London’s haunting history. Look out for the onboard creepy characters. Stay in our London Central Covent Garden hotel, under a mile away from the bus stop.

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Halloween Ball – Saturday October 28th

Hosted by The Candlelight Club, this year’s Halloween Ball will take place across two rooms in a ‘long-forgotten venue’ in East London. In the Ballroom, expect live jazz, Gatsby girls and a vintage DJ. Or head over to the Cabaret Lounge to enjoy gothic burlesque, comedy magic and tarot readers. This is one night you cannot miss this Halloween. Book one of our hotels in East London to rest after a non-stop evening.