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Halloween 2021 is coming near, so we want you to know the best places to celebrate Halloween around the world. Mainly, you can enjoy a great Halloween night in New York City, Mexico, Dublin, and many more.
Halloween is always celebrated on October 31, the day before Halloween (November 1). The name is an acronym for “Holy Night”, so you will sometimes find it spelled “Halloween.”
Traditional Halloween customs, such as pumpkin carving and trick or treat without sugar, originated in Ireland, where Halloween is still widely celebrated. However, many of the biggest Halloween celebrations are currently being held in North America. Although traditional celebrations are limited to the West, Halloween is becoming more and more popular in parts of Asia and Australia.
Halloween began in the Samhain (pronounced Su-in) festival 2000 years ago. It marks the end of summer and recognizes the dead. In Savin province, it is believed that the ghosts of the dead will return to earth. The term Halloween is an acronym for “Holy Night” because this day precedes All Saints’ Day on November 1.
There are many British, Irish, and Scottish traditions that reflect trick-or-treating (children go door to door asking for candies and saying “trick-or-treating”), and it is generally believed that each of these traditions was brought to North America By the immigrants of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With the integration of traditions, trick or treat was born!
First of all: if you are going to a Halloween party, you need a costume! Costumes can range from simple masks or face paintings to large-scale homemade works. Popular culture characters, favorite movie or book characters, popular jokes, or political statements are often used-it’s up to you!
Halloween is celebrated in many different places in the world. Although everyone has their own traditions and ways of celebrating some of the most popular events, including fancy dress parties, trick or treat, haunted attractions, and creepy storytelling. Some places even hold parades and festivals, such as pumpkin carving competitions, swinging apples, and so on. Go ahead, we will find some of the greatest places to celebrate Halloween 2021.
Ireland is the origin of the Halloween 2021 holiday. It is still one of the best places to celebrate it, even though it is called Samhain Night here. This medieval Irish festival originated when it marked the end of the harvest season, which brought shorter days and darker half of the year. It is thought that the deceased will revisit the mortal world at this time.
If you want to experience the best Halloween celebrations in the country, make sure to head to Delhi. The Foyle Bank Halloween Carnival is a 9-day event celebrating all terrible things. Rely on parades, fireworks, ghost tours, haunted houses, studios, horror movies, and even dragon safari. There are plenty of family-friendly programs throughout the festival. Visit the origin of Halloween 2021 and get an unforgettable experience.
The whole of Romania is famous for its stunning Gothic architecture and surrounding forests. But what attracts the most tourists here is the magnificent Bran Castle. This castle was once considered the home of Bram Stoker’s famous Dracula inspiration, Vlad the Impaler. Thousands of enemies were nailed to the castle, and Vlad let their bodies rot.
Today, for brave visitors, this castle is open to the public, and there is nothing more daunting than wandering here on Halloween night and learning the truth of terrible legends. You can choose to book a guided tour and stay in nearby accommodation, or you can join one of the dedicated Halloween tours 2021. These include Roman cuisine, live medieval and Roman folk music, live performances, and Count Dracula’s famous wedding at Hunyad Castle. Just don’t forget your clothes!
New Orleans is famous for its Mardi Gras celebrations, but Halloween 2021 is the second most popular holiday in the city. It also happens to be one of the coolest places in the world to celebrate Halloween. Combine the city’s reputation in the voodoo world with some of the best haunted and supernatural rides in the world, and you will have an unforgettable Halloween 2021 experience.
New Orleans is known as the most haunted city in America. During your visit, be sure to make an appointment to visit the French Quarter or visit one of the world’s famous cemeteries. In addition, Frenchman Street is the biggest Halloween street party, with locals and tourists wearing exquisite costumes taking to the streets. Some of America’s scariest haunted houses, zoo events, the annual Halloween parade, voodoo music, and art experiences are all part of the city’s celebrations. If you can’t come here for the carnival, visiting on Halloween 2021 is the best thing ever.
This holiday is not called Halloween in Mexico but called the Day of the Dead. In Mexico, the Day of the Dead is a three-day celebration that starts on October 31 every year. This is a celebration of the dead, and it is believed that every year the soul returns to spend time with their loved ones during these three days.
Every city and town has a different way to celebrate the Day of the Dead. If you go to Oaxaca, near Acapulco, the street becomes a grand street festival, with people in period costumes visiting the cemetery. The city is decorated with skulls, skeletons, and flowers. The main square is the grandest meeting place, providing plenty of food and drinks, and dancing all night.
If you go to the small island of Janezio, you will find exquisite rituals, including folk dances, fishermen on rowing boats holding torches, and family members gathering at the cemetery to sing and sing in the evening. However, no matter where you go in Mexico, you will have an unforgettable experience.
The famous land of Washington Irving’s headless jockey legend is the best place to scare people this year. Halloween 2021 celebrations run through October. One of the most popular activities is the 300-year-old Philipsburg Manor transformed into a terrifying landscape featuring vampires, witches, ghosts, and modern special effects.
If you are looking for a more family-friendly trip, head to Lindhurst Castle, where your guide will show you the mummy, Frankenstein’s monster, and The Phantom of the Opera. Other activities in this city include haunted poetry, live music, street fairs, parades, and lantern tours. Don’t miss the Old Dutch Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in the United States, and of course the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, where the legendary Washington Irving is buried.
Long Beach, California is one of the scariest Halloween 2021 celebrations. Here, you can visit the most haunted place in the world-the Queen Mary cruise ship. Parked near Long Beach, California, this is one of the coolest and most unique places to celebrate Halloween 2021.
Black Port starts on October 1st every year and lasts for the entire month, providing a terrifying experience for those who dare to visit. This one-month event has six mazes and more than 200 ghosts haunt, many of which are inspired by actual ghosts that are said to haunt the ship. Visitors should also look forward to rides, more monsters, live performances, and delicious food and drinks. Please note that this experience is not suitable for young children, and it is not allowed to wear costumes other than Halloween.
The Village Halloween Parade in New York City is a must-do event. The parade actually closed Manhattan and attracted tourists from all over the world. The show was created in 1974 and features dances, costumes, and giant mile-long dolls. Anyone in ancient costumes is welcome to participate in this event. The audience should come early to grab a spot on Sixth Avenue.
If this amazing parade is not enough for your Halloween experience, after dark, head to the crypt under St. John’s Cathedral or take part in a ghost walk, where you may encounter Edgar Allen Poe’s ghost, He is famous for wandering around the village. The city is full of hotels, bars, haunted buildings, and even museums and zoos wandering around for this creepy annual celebration.
Visiting Universal Studios is fun any day, but the experience at Halloween Park is one you don’t want to miss. Hollywood Park has become a spooky horror wonderland, with interactive mazes, additional performances and rides, and a “terror zone” that makes you scream in terror. Horror movie fans will love special effects and attractions worth shouting about.
But if you would rather avoid theme parks, why not head to one of the largest Halloween parties in the world? In West Hollywood, more than 500,000 people took to the streets of Santa Monica Boulevard to participate in the Halloween Carnival. This event includes live entertainment, food vendors, photography stations, queens, etc. Many bars along the way come to this event with special drinks and terrace parties. This is one of the biggest Halloween 2021 events in Los Angeles, and the best part is that it can be attended for free! The event is open from 6 pm to 11 pm on Halloween 2021 night.
There is a great abundance of Halloween 2021 events taking place in London, and it can be the hardest decision for you to decide which one to attend. If you want to be scared, there is no better place than the infamous dungeon, which has been making tourists panic since 1976. A well-designed interactive experience allows visitors to face-to-face with notorious villains such as Jack the Ripper and Sweeney Todd. The actors will accompany the participants to watch 14 performances and three horror tours.
For those seeking a less intense experience, ghost walks in the city are almost always popular. You visit the site of Sir William Wallace’s Execution and Queen Isabella’s Haunt of the Old Cemetery to join us. Or take a guided tour around the old site of Jack the Ripper in east London, where you can even have a pint, where two of his victims are said to be drinking.
Salem is a historic coastal city in Massachusetts, where 26 people were tried and sentenced to death for becoming witches. Halloween is the city’s most interesting way to celebrate witches. Even better, you can visit Salem at any time in October and get the full Halloween experience.
Visitors here should expect guided tours of haunted and notorious places, trials and hangings, fireworks, parades, and witch tours. Don’t miss the Witch Museum, which was once the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin, one of the trial judges, and one of the remaining buildings in Salem directly related to the trial. On Halloween night, there are magic shows, witch dances, sit-ins, fireworks, etc. to choose from. With so many lodging options, dining options, and interesting shops, this city will have no shortage of things to do.
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