What to do in Edinburgh – Halloween

If your looking for what to do in Edinburgh to ensure a spooky Halloween night, Indian Flavour – Edinburgh takeaway has a few suggestions to keep the kids entertained.

What to do in Edinburgh - halloween

The Edinburgh dungeon have been running Halloween themed events since the 10th of Oct until the 31st of October. The dungeons are decorated with pumpkins and Halloween decorations. The dungeon are also showing special Halloween themed shows about the history of Halloween as well as their usual shows to their Edinburgh audience.

On the 26th & 27th of October kids get a discount for wearing Halloween costumes. Visit the Edinburgh Dungeon website for full information on upcoming events.

Next on our list of what to do in Edinburgh for Halloween 

Halloween fire festival

Halloween fire festival


The Fire Festival October 2013

9.00 pm, Thursday 31st October 2013
Royal Mile, Edinburgh

The fire festival is to celebrate Samhuinn, the Celtic New Year.

  “Drumming, dancing, voice and music, street theatre, captivating fire performance and stunning  costumes, our performers take to the Royal Mile to usher in the change of seasons and welcome the dark of the year.”


 What to do in Edinburgh for the energetic

Halloween Fun Run 5K Halloween Fun Run

Halloween Howler 5k at Holyrood Park on Sunday 4 November 2012.

Walk, run or jog in Halloween costume and there’s a prize for best costume.


Edinburgh halloween - Mercat ToursMercat Tours

They are a  ghost tour company that run a Halloween Festival from Friday the 25th of October until Saturday the 2nd of October. From their website:

  • have exclusive access to the Blair Street Underground Vaults beneath the South Bridge – featured in Living TV’s ‘Most Haunted’ and described by BBC News as ‘probably the most haunted place in Britain.

For full information about the Mercat Halloween Festival


The Ghost Bus Tours - Halloween

The Ghost Bus Tours

Halloween special running from October 25th – 31st.

From their website:

  • We have made a name for ourselves creating spooky fun for all ages, and Halloween is the perfect time to experience one of our comedy horror tours. The only company that provides theatrical sightseeing shows, we will show you the sights of Edinburgh while taking you on a journey through the city’s horrors, spooks, spectres and ghouls.

For further information visit their website The Ghost Bus Tours


An Adult option for what to do in Edinburgh for Halloween


Usher Halls Annual Halloween Party

1920’s theme Sunday 28 October at 7.30pm

From there website:

This year, the choice of film will be The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, made in 1920. This was considered to be one of the greatest and grisliest films of the silent era. There will also be a trailer film The Fall of the House of Usher, made in 1928. A story from Edgar Allan Poe.

Before and after the films, a jazz band will evoke the 1920’s and perform in the cafe/bar.

The audience is encouraged to don 1920’s garb.

For more information: Usher Halls Halloween Party


What to do in Edinburgh for food – Halloween Competition

Halloween competition - Indian TakeawayWin a £10 off voucher in Indian Flavour’s Halloween competition

Indian Flavour – Indian takeaway has a Halloween competition,  so whatever spooky things you do around Edinburgh, enter our Halloween competition. For a chance to win a £10 discount voucher off anything on Indian Flavour’s takeaway menu.

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