‘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 at the 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 6: Express 199
| Date: Sep 8 ~ Nov 20, 2022
The largest theme park in Korea is back again with its annual Halloween festival, Blood City. Already into its sixth year, get ready to jump out of your skin as you experience the bone-chilling events that ‘Blood City 6: Express 199’ has prepared for adrenaline junkies this year! From T Express 199 to Horror Maze, you will experience the most thrilling Halloween ever.
There are also many Halloween events for children in Everland. ‘Everland Halloween Wicked Parade’ is something you shouldn’t miss out on if you have children. The location of the parade is Carnival Square and you can see it until November 20th, 2022.
The Halloween Night Safari Tram is also available until November 13th, 2022. Both children and adults can see the most active moments of wild animals, such as tigers and lions, at night. It will definitley be one of the most unforgettable Halloweens!
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 Horror Halloween: The Expansion
| Date: Sep 2 ~ Nov 13, 2022
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.
‘Lotty’s Halloween Party Parade‘ is performed on the 1st floor at the Adventure Parade Course at 14:00pm. It’s the iconic Halloween parade, performed by Lotty with various Halloween candies and snacks, and it is the most popular parade for children.
‘Restricted Area A’ is performed at 20:15pm from September 13th and you can see the battle between zombies and army units at the Adventure near the Spanish Pirates’ Ship.
‘Dracula’s Love’ is a fantastic rock & roll show about a love story between a Dracula and a human. You can see this show at the Adventure Garden Stage at 15:30pm.
‘Halloween Special Band Show’ is a band performance that plays pop music and the soundtracks of famous movies. It’s definitely recommended to those who love listening to music! It’s performed at 16:30pm on the 1st floor at the Adventure.
2) Hot Places for Halloween
There are special hot places for Halloween at Lotte World. ‘Zombie Prison’ is where you can have a fun Halloween-themed room escape experience. It runs from 12:00pm to 21:00pm (the last entrance is until 20:30pm). If you aren’t prepared for Halloween costumes or makeup, don’t worry about it! Simply head to the main bridge at the Magic Island and get your Halloween costumes and makeup done.
3) Halloween Snacks & Goods
During the Halloween period, you can try a variety of Halloween snacks and drinks at Lotte World! You can also purchase Halloween goods at the souvenir shops, such as hair bands, hairpins, masks, and shoulder bags.
- 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
BONUS: Daegu E-World BEEBEE’s Happy Halloween
| Date: Sep 17 ~ Oct 31, 2022
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If you are in Daegu, don’t miss out on ‘BEEBEE’s Happy Halloween’ 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 20:00pm on Septemebr 17th.
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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