Halloween is amazing holiday when everything changes into a mystic and scary atmosphere. And there are many different ways how to celebrate Halloween. You can make celebration party, wear some scary and interesting costume or you can go somewhere where Halloween have tradition. If you still nave not idea what to do for Halloween look below at Top Dreamer top 10 Halloween destinations around the world and learn more about the traditions for Halloween around the world.
1. Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Salem is located in Massachusetts, USA, and it is one of the most tempting places on the East Coast to celebrate Halloween. The city is also known as the “Witch City”, because of numerous cultural events and traditions from the past. It is amazing Halloween destination because of the annual Halloween themed festival, while arguably the scariest places to visit at night are the Witch Museum and the Old Harbour.
2. Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
Kutna Hora is an iconic city when it comes to Halloween celebration, because of the Sedlec Ossuary. This small chapel offers a unique experience through some of the scariest views you can imagine. There are skeletons of some thousands of people which create a wide variety of objects, artistic constructions and other items and the stories about them are also unique.
3. Transylvania, Romania
Transylvania is a region of Romania, which has famous Halloween tradition too. This place is connected with vampires and the most popular place is Dracula Castle. But there for Halloween, the entire region transforms into a scenic place, where numerous events and celebrations take place.
4. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
New Orleans is in Louisiana. This city is famous for its voodoo traditions, which include voodoo temples and different cemeteries. There are for Halloween numerous festivals and Halloween events, such as visits of the Hermann-Grima house and the Voodoo Music Festival. The most popular place for visiting for Halloween is the Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.
5. Ottawa, Canada
Ottawa, the capital of Canada is other amazing place for celebrating Halloween. There are many places to visit such as Bytown Museum, the impressive exhibits also feature historical objects and other interesting showcases. You mustn’t miss also National Gallery of Canada, where is placed one of the biggest spider sculptures in the world, right in front the main building of the gallery.
6. Greenwich Village, New York, USA
You must visit Greenwich Village in New York for Halloween because of the huge annual holiday parade for Halloween. The parade is on a long street, where over a million people are blended together with their scary masks and costumes, and they are accompanied by a wide number of dancers, musicians, puppeteers and other artists. It is simply unique atmosphere.
7. Hill of Crosses, Lithuania
The Hill of Crosses is another beautiful destination for Halloween. This hill is most famous for the countless crosses (there are over some thousands of crosses) with different sizes, shapes, colors and ornaments, which are spread over a large area. The Hill of Crosses including green meadows, tall green trees and the blue waters of a river.
8. Cancun, Mexico (Day of the Dead)
Halloween in Cancun is called Day of Dead and it takes two days. Then there are a lot of parades, festivals and displays cover almost the entire city, and create a wonderful environment with a picturesque abundance of costumes, puppets, food, candles, masks or even skeletons. You don’t want to miss that!
9. Key West, Florida, USA
Kay West for Halloween has the world’s famous Fantasy Fest. Some of the most typical sights in Fantasy Fest are naked men and women with extravagant body paintings, while in the most cases they have no costumes at all. There are party all day and night for Halloween.
10. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
There are in Londonderry numerous Halloween parades and annual festivals, where you can completely immerse into the historical legacy of these lands. There are many places to visit for Halloween, but the most popular are The St. Columb’s Cathedral, the St. Eugene’s Cathedral, the Bishop Street Within, the Bishops Street Gate and many others.