TRICK OR TREAT! Get ready for the scariest night of the year as Halloween hits the Orihuela Costa next Thursday 31st October.
We´ve rounded up the biggest and the best events and parties being organised for All Hallows’ Eve across the Orihuela Costa, celebrating everything that the haunted and other-worldly night encompasses.
So break-out those witches outfits, evil pumpkin Jack-o’-lanterns, black cat statuettes and broomsticks, and find out what´s on locally next week …
The Abbey Tavern Irish Pub and Garden: Halloween
Traditionally, The Abbey Tavern in La Florida produces the most amazing annual Halloween party on the Orihuela Costa.
This year promises to be no different, with a kid´s mini disco from 7:30 pm, and a haunted house and live music from Soul Explosion and Mr Hyde from 9:00 pm.
The party takes place on Thursday 31st October. Find more information from their Facebook page.
The Emerald Isle: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
If you were hoping to secure tickets to The Emerald Isle´s full production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Thursday 31st October you´re going to be disappointed.
Fortunately, the La Florida venue is hosting a pre-Halloween show on Tuesday 29th October at 7:30 pm with the same all-star cast.
Tickets cost €10.00 per person or €15.00 per person including a Halloween-inspired three-course meal. Check availability on The Emerald Isle´s Facebook page.
Browns Cocktail and Gastro Bar: The Halloween Party
Special “Spooky Cocktails”, adult contemporary music, and dress to impress as there will be prizes for the best outfit on the night.
A scary night is guaranteed and the party starts on Thursday 31st October from 7:00 pm.
You can find Browns bar in La Zenia or get more information by visiting their Facebook page.
Bushwacka Fancy Dress Party: Michael Jackson´s Thriller
Taking place a little later than some others, Bushwacka´s Halloween party doesn´t start until 11:00 pm on Thursday 31st October.
But that´s not stopping Cabo Roig´s most prolific nightspot from producing an awe-inspiring event, with more “Spooky Cocktails”, a cash prize for the best fancy dress, music from DJ James Arundel, and a special performance of Michael Jackson´s Thriller.
You can find Bushwacka at the southern end of the Cabo Roig strip, or visit their Facebook page.
The Celtic Drop Irish bar: rock music night with Kolted
The Celtic Drop have secured what must be one of the most popular music acts on the Orihuela Costa. Renowned and much loved, Kolted´s talented musicians will be performing live on Thursday 31st October.
The show starts at 9:30 pm with prizes for the best female and male Halloween-themed costumes.
You can find The Celtic Drop at Centro Comercial Flamenca Beach in Playa Flamenca. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Halloween at The Stray Sod: music from The Cages
Billed as “Our best Halloween party ever”, The Stray Sod certainly have a great deal to live up to.
But with a special menu, kids face-painting and games, prizes for the best-themed outfit, and music from local music legends, The Cages; we´re sure it will be an event worth attending.
You´ll find the Stray Sod at La Fuente commercial centre in Villacosta, and advanced table booking is recommended. The party starts at 7:30 pm on Thursday 31st October, find more information on Facebook.
Hi-Life Resto Halloween Party: DJ Tony B
The Hi-Life bar in Via Park I (adjacent to Zenia Boulevard) are offering an evening party on Friday 1st November from 9:00 pm.
The Halloween themed-party boasts a “free Spooky Shot” on arrival, a prize for best costume, music from DJ Tony B, and a 2-course meal for a very reasonable €8.00 per person.
You can find the Hi-Life Facebook page here.
The Fire Station: family-friendly Halloween
Also located in Via Park I, The Fire Station are offering a family-friendly event on Thursday 31st October.
Starting somewhat earlier and aimed squarely at younger fun-seekers, the popular sports bar promises an afternoon of pumpkin carving, face-painting, hot dogs, and bouncy castles.
Pumpkin carving requires pre-booking so please check with the venue for availability. This event starts at 4:00 pm, and you can find The Fire Station on Facebook.
La Zenia Boulevard: a whole weekend of Halloween fun
Seemingly discontent with a single night of scariness, visitors to Zenia Boulevard shopping centre will be hosting an entire long-weekend of Halloween fun.
The four-day event starts on Thursday 31st October with a screening of Pixar´s 2017 American 3D computer-animated fantasy film “Coco”.
On Friday 1st November visitors to the Boulevard will be able to enjoy face-painting and take part in the “Day of the Dead” game.
The game continues on Saturday, with a “Halloween Musical” and a children´s mask-making workshop. The festivities culminate on Sunday 3rd November with a spectacular and colourful Halloween parade through the winding streets and plazas of the Costa Blanca´s favourite shopping mall.
Looking for travel ideas and inspiration? Check out our favourite recommended things to do on the Orihuela Costa this year.