Halloween 2012 in Madrid
Thanks to film and television, in recent years Halloween has come into fashion all over the planet. And that includes Madrid. Given that in Friendly Rentals we don’t need much excuse to go out and party, here are some of our top ideas for celebrating Halloween 2012 in Madrid.
What to do in Madrid: Halloween 2012
Warner Park – Zombies, vampires, spirits and all sorts of beings taken directly from your worst nightmares will be participating in the exclusive musical “Halloween Nightmare”. There’ll also be fiendish activities in dark corners, and dinner and a costume competition on the 31st of October. Where: Parque Warner (S. Martín de la Vega). When: from the 6th of October to the 10th of November. How much: from €27 to €45. Age: all ages.
Parque de Atracciones de Madrid –If you want to spend Halloween 2012 in Madrid pushing your heart rate to its limit, you can do so in the four halls of Madrid’s theme park: the Old Mansion, Horror Circus, Necronomicon and the Hospital of the Dead. There’ll also be spine-chilling performances and a children’s area. Prepare to tremble! Where: Theme Park (Casa de Campo, unnumbered). When: from the 6th of October to the 4th of November. How much: more than 120 cm €29.90, from 90 – 120 cm €23.90, under 90 cm free. Age: all ages.
Enigmatium –A Halloween dinner in Madrid to put your wits to the test. You’ll begin by looking for the restaurant with the clues you receive with your reservation. During the dinner, you can expect mystery, humour, puzzles and more than one good fright in the company of strange characters. Where: meeting point in the metro stop Plaza de Castilla. When: October 31st. How much: €45. Age: over 18s.
Thriller Music Park – Howls of werewolves and screams in the dark won’t be the only sounds of Halloween 2012 in Madrid. Electro music will also take the city by storm in a performance lead by the extravagant Steve Aoki. Get your most frightening costume ready to enjoy a free drink and participate in the competition. Where: Madrid Arena. When: October 31st. How much: €22. Age: over 18.
The Walking Dead Live -Those looking for a different way to celebrate Halloween 2012 in Madrid with friends should check out this night-time game with a zombie theme. Combat with laser tag weapons in an urban space of 20,000 m2, followed by a frightening dinner and a terrifying obstacle course. Booking essential. Where: Iberika Paintball (Esquivia, Madrid). When: Saturday, October 27th. How much: from €49 to €69. Age: over 14s.
Halloween en Heron City – In this shopping centre, children can learn to carve Halloween pumpkins. They’ll also have professional help to dress up as their favourite scary characters to participate in zombie shows and choreography. Where: Heron City (Camilo José Cela, 2. La Rozas) and Heron Diversia (Av. Bruselas, 21). When: from 6.30 pm. How much: free. Age: recommended for children from 5 – 11 years old.
Walking Dance Festival – One of the many Halloween celebrations in Madrid 2012 in which you can dance until you knock your bones out of joint. DJs Jonathan Castilla, Abel the Kid, Vicente Ferrer, Julio Iglesias Jr, Victor Pérez and Aitor Galán. Those in fancy dress will enjoy a free drink. Where: Palacio Vista Alegre (Matilde Hernández, unnumbered). When: October 31st. How much: €12. Age: over 18.
Faunia -An opportunity to discover the sinister side of nature, with the most dangourous and strangest animals on the planet. There’ll also be cobweb-making workshops, reptile face-painting and other activities. Where: Faunia (Av. de las Comunidades, 28). When: October 31st. How much: park entrance fee €25.30 adults, €19.30 children. Age: children from 3-13.