At the beginning of the winter season the Vienna "Prater" presents itself with the biggest Halloween party from its most beautiful and scariest side: "Horror Erschrecker", a special DJ-Line, a Halloween parade through the Prater and a large, lighted statue, the "Burning Calafati" are on the program. All participating rides are transformed for Halloween and the Halloween Party Music is played centrally by DJs.
Halloween was originally celebrated in Catholic areas of the British Isles, particularly in Ireland, while the Anglican Church celebrated the Reformation before All Saint's Day. With the many Irish emigrants in the 19th century, it came to the United Statesand became part of the customs of this ethnic group. Due to its attractiveness, it was soon adopted by the other and developed into an important festival in the United States and Canada.
The most famous custom in North America is that children go from house to house, with "Trick or Treat" urging the residents to give them sweets, because otherwise they playing pranks. Costumes are very popular for Halloween. Children and adults dress up as fairies, bats, ghosts, witches, pumpkins, skeletons, zombies, dead, vampires and the like.
You will find a detailled program with dates & locationes as a PDF download here.
|Saturday - October, 29th||Sunday - October, 30th||Monday - October, 31st|
|Kasperltheater||Fotopoints||After Horror Show Party|
|Horror Labyrinth||Horror Labyrinth||Horror Dance Floor|
|After Horror Show Party||Family Run||Scream Contest|
|Horror Dance Floor||Ghostrun||Halloween Parade|