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What to do for Halloween in Budapest

October 26th, 2021


Halloween may not be an official Hungarian holiday, but celebrating it has become more popular as time goes on. Are you wondering what to do for Halloween in Budapest? We’ve got a list of activities for you! The day after Halloween, November 1st, is a public holiday in Hungary. So no matter how late you stay out on Halloween night, you’ll have the next day to yourself! 



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Hoff House hosts an entire Halloweek, with nightly costume contests, and late night parties! They’ll have Halloween themed activities all week long, like tarot reading, pumpkin carving, and a Harry Potter quiz, among others. Are you ready to get spooky?

Check out the Halloween party at Neverland Bar and Escape Room. Neverland loves to go all-out with their themed parties, so you know Halloween will be formidable! Enjoy the theme of their soon-to-be-opened room, the Aztec World, with themed cocktails and snacks. Don your best costume and get ready to party!

Another possibility is the Halloween Punk Rock Costume Party at Down Under Bar where you can win prizes and rock out all night long! The entry ticket comes with a free Down Under Brew!


Spooky Activities

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If you’d like to contemplate the afterlife, you could take advantage of one of Budapest’s beautiful cemeteries. You can learn a lot about historical figures of BudapestKeep your eyes open--maybe you’ll even see a ghost!

There are Rocky Horror Picture Show screenings, as well as other classic horror films playing at Bem Mozi all Halloweekend long!

If you’re new in town, or  would just like to widen your social circle, try visiting the International Meeting Point Halloween Special! Costumes encouraged and a good time is all but guaranteed! Best costume wins a bottle of champagne!

Halloween at the Zoo: This Halloween event has plenty of activities for kids in Budapest this Halloween. Come down for pumpkin carving, face painting, light shows, and more!


Costume Shops

With all of these fabulous parties, you need a costume! If you're wondering where to shop for a costume in Budapest, check out this list of Budapest costume shops.

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