‘Tis the season to be… FRIGHTENED! The time for Halloween festivals has come!
Flipped your calendar over to the next page? Check. Feel the nights are getting colder? Check. Well, it seems quite obvious, doesn’t it? Autumn is coming! It’s time to start getting into the Autumn groove and how better to do it than by preparing for one of its highlights – Halloween!
Unlike the many traditional holidays Koreans celebrate, Halloween has gained immense popularity amongst the youth in recent years and is on track to becoming a one-of-a-kind day for celebrations.
With Halloween coming just around the corner, it’s time to get your wacky costumes ready for the spookiest night of nights. Several spectacular events are already scheduled for this coming October, so check this guide to Halloween Festivals in Korea we have prepared just for you!
Get a head start with this year’s festivities with help from us at Trazy!
*The performances time and venue are subject to change. Please check on the official website in advance.
Where to Find Costumes for Halloween!
Well, you can’t get into the Halloween spirit without a costume first, right?
Head on down to one of these stores and grab yourselves a spook-tacular costume to give your friends a scare. Stocked with a frighteningly large array of costumes and props from top to bottom, go crazy and up the costume game this year!
Once you’ve decided on a costume to wear, make your way to one or more of these fang-tastic events that are sure to be a hit with all Halloween lovers. From escaping the clutches of zombies to experiencing a unique Korea-style Halloween experience, it is sure to be a terrifyingly exciting night for everyone!
1. Everland Blood City 7
| Date: Sep 1 ~ Nov 19, 2023
The largest theme park in Korea is back again with its annual Halloween festival, Blood City. Already into its seventh year, get ready to jump out of your skin as you experience the bone-chilling events that ‘Blood City 7: White Z The Seed of Hope’ has prepared for adrenaline junkies this year! From T Express 199 to Horror Maze, you will experience the most thrilling Halloween ever.
For more details on Halloween in Everland, check out this other blog post!
- Get Everland One Day Pass Discount Ticket
- Book Everland Discount Ticket & Shuttle Bus Package
- Book Everland Discount Ticket & Private Van Transfer Package
- Everland Round-trip Shuttle Bus (Seoul/Suwon ↔ Everland)
※Check the Everland application to see if the rides need to be reserved first and for the latest information on all rides!
2. Lotte World: Dark Moon with ENHYPHEN
| Date: Sep 1 ~ Nov 19, 2023
Lotte World is a theme park in Seoul, where you can easily reach by subway by getting off at Jamsil Station (Line 2 & 8, Exit 4). It also has the largest indoor theme park in Korea so you don’t have to worry about the weather. Lotte World has a lot of events going on during the Halloween season.
1) Media Show
As the blood moon rises over the Magic Castle, watch as it turns into the Dark Moon Castle doused in red lights. Magic Castle Lights Up takes place for 6 minutes from 8:40PM, which you shouldn’t miss out on.
Oct 10~Oct 31: From 6.30PM
Nov 1~Nov 19: From 6:00PM
2) Hot Places for Halloween
There are special places for Halloween at Lotte World. If you’re at the Magic Island after 6pm, remember to be extra careful as there’ll be three vampires roaming around to give you a fright. Right next to the Comet Express outside, you’ll also find a magical moon boat ready to take you for a ride in the mystical night. Don’t forget to get your hands on some awesome Dark Moon goodies
- Lotte World One Day Pass (+ Magic Pass Premium option)
- Lotte World Theme Park & Aquarium Combo Discount Ticket (+ Magic Pass Premium option)
- Korean School Uniform Rental near Lotte World
3. Zombie Factory Halloween Party in Gangnam
| Date: Oct 28, 2023
Celebrate Halloween at the Zombie Factory Party in Gangnam, Seoul with locals and foreigners from all around the world! You’ll party at SJ Kunsthalle, a 3-story world-class venue that has hosted a variety of cultural events. This year, tickets are limited to just 1,000 to keep lines down and the good times smooth. Be there early, because unlimited cocktails and beers will be served for 3 hours (6-9pm)!
BONUS: Daegu E-World Pumpkin Festa: BEEBEE Friends Pumpkin Town
| Date: Sep 15 ~ Oct 31, 2023
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If you are in Daegu, don’t miss out on the PUMPKIN FESTA at Daegu E-World theme park! You’ll get to enjoy various thrilling rides wearing fun and creative Halloween costumes. Also, don’t miss out on the awesome Fireworks Show at night too!
- Daegu E-World & 83 Tower Observatory Discount Ticket
- Daegu E-World & 83 Tower Observatory 1 Day Tour from Busan
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- Time Out Korea
- Official Website of Party N Deco
- Official Website of Party House
- Official Website of Coupang
- Official Website of Everland
- Official Website of Lotte World
- Official Website of Seoul Land