Nowadays, people go all out when it comes to celebrating this spooky holiday. Halloween isn’t just for kids anymore. Although the back story of All Hallow’s Eve isn’t really child-friendly to begin with. But yes, the Halloween fun has now been stolen by the big kids… Sorry, little ones.
If you are looking for an even more spooktacular Halloween activity to do this year, you should check out these unique and fun Halloween festivities in various cities across America, where you’ll find all sorts of things to do from costume parades to Vampire balls, Halloween-themed music festival to haunted tours.
Each year on October 31st, locals and tourists flock to Santa Monica Boulevard to experience the worlds’ largest Halloween street party. You’ll enjoy live performances from different artists and bands. Attendees also look forward to “Queen of the Carnaval,” where previous queens included Rihana and Queen Latifah. No tickets or fees or required but don’t forget your Halloween costume!
They say nothing rocks Halloween like Salem, Massachusetts. Haunted Happenings is a one-month event that ends on October 31st. This year’s events include, Salem Witch Walks, Messages from the Spirit World, Ghost Tours, Cemetery tours, and more.
If you want to witness a display of 7,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated Jack O’ Lanterns, head on to Croton on Hudson, New York for the The Great Jack-O’-Lantern Blaze.
Go to Waxahachie, Texas to visit The World’s Largest Halloween Theme Park every September 29th to October 28th and experience a whole new level of fear! It offers 5 Haunted Houses with different themes – Zombie Wasteland, Castle of the Doomed, 3D Pirates of Peril Point, Hotel of Horror and CarnEvil Clown Maze!
New Orleans may be popular for their Mardi Gras but this city in Louisiana is also known for Vampire Balls held every year. This year’s theme is “Endless Night” described as a “Venetian masquerade, meets a Vampire Court, with the elegance of a burlesque cabaret and the energy of a rock concert.”