Europa-Park, Germany’s largest theme park, has announced details of its Halloween event that will run from 22nd September to 4th November 2018. In the evenings, the park is holding ‘Horror Nights – Traumatica’.
The event features 180,000 pumpkins, 15,000 chrysanthemums, 6,000 corn plants and 3,000 straw bales.
For children, there is a ‘Spooky Kids Village’ in the French themed area.
In the Holland area, the ‘Koffiekopjes’ are transformed into ‘Griezelkopjes’ with elements of theming. At the Greek themed area, the ‘Crypta’ Haunted House offers a peek into ‘Horror Nights – Traumatica’ for visitors aged 12 and up.
Additional attractions include ‘Jack’ in the England area, and an ice show called ‘Celtic Shadows’ in the Greek area.
A new show ‘The Ghost Fair’, will be presented on the Italian open-air stage and in Grimm’s fairy tale forest children and adults alike are enticed to search for the pumpkin gnome.
The daily ‘Halloween Parade’ at 5.30pm will also see the streets filled with sinister figures
Horror Nights – Traumatica
At the event there will be five horror houses: The Fallen, The Pack, Ghouls, Resistance and Shadows are ready for the showdown.
In addition, the park will also present ‘The Traumatica Show: Rebellion’. They will also present additional experiences: ’Pegasus – The Night Coaster’, the ‘Matterhorn Blitz’, and ‘Cassandra’s Curse’. Fusing the spooky atmosphere with drinks and music, the ‘Vampire’s Club’ is open on selected days at 11pm.
‘Horror Nights – Traumatica’ takes place from 28th September to 3rd November 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays, and on 26th September, 2nd, 14th and 21st October and daily from 25th October to 3rd November 2018. Tickets and more information can be found at www.traumatica.com. Admission is from 6.45pm, beginning at 7.30pm.
On Halloween night itself, the park will present “Germany’s biggest Halloween party” from 10pm to 2am. Selected rides will also open longer for this evening.
Last week, Europa-Park announced the launch of a ‘Virtual Reality’ coaster.
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