A few days and counting until the most terrifying day of the year!
Dracula’s bride, Zombie, Gothic Ghost, Witch, Evil Fairy , Children of the Night…Choose your character and costume and get ready for Halloween 2016 in Paris.
Year after year, Halloween festivities seem to be more rooted in the Frensh culture which is mainly due to the presence of different communities in the city of lights. Let’s start! Paristay has selected for you top Halloween festivities in Paris this year.
For the first time, the most elegant 19th century vampires will gather in the Champs Elysees Pavilion for a magestic ball at Halloween night.
For this special occasion, the Champs Elysees Pavilion will be transformed into a Transylvanian castle worth a 19th C accommodation for The Lord of Darkness.
Costume is mandatory for all mysterious night creatures wishing to join this second to non ball. For those who play the game, the doors of the places will be opened to you. This will be an opportunity to discover gothic creatures and extraordinary gentlemen of a bygone era.
Get out your most beautiful shoes and get ready to dance all night till dawn.
Vampire Ball, Champs Elysées Pavilion
Where? 34 rue Marbeuf 75008
When? October 31st 11 pm
Tickets are available on presale only. (25€)
The most enigmatic Halloween in Paris at Prizoners
In one of our previous articles we came through a new fashion/attraction that started to invade Paris which is: live escape games.
One of the pioneers of the genre, Prizoners, promises thrill seekers to get an unprecedented dose of adrenaline for three consecutive days during its major event : The Evil Temple.
The Saint-Sabin cellars are the secret temple of the Middle Ages where heretics and inmates will meet starting from October 30th.
The players, divided into groups of five to six people, will have 60 minutes to find the clues, solve puzzles, pass tests to fulfill the mission and get out before it’s too late. In total, nearly 1,000 people are expected. Planning to be one of them?
Where? 5 Rue Quincampoix, 75004 Paris
When? October 30th, 31st, November 1st
The Manoir‘s curse has already struck. There is no way to be in Paris during Halloween and not visitting Le Manoir.
As every year, the haunted house of Paris offers a show to thrill the most daring as Halloween approaches.
Nearly 110 actors over the duration of the show, more than 30 people for the reception, technology, safety … three makeup artists, costume designers three, new storylines, fully revisited sets, new special effects. ..Everything promises a high dose of adrenaline.
Attention, the show is still prohibited for kids under 12.
Where? Le Manoir de Paris, 18 Paradise Street (10th)
When? Everyday until November 1st, 02:00pm-10:00pm
How much? Full price: 25 € / child Price: 20 € / Fast Pass: 35 €
Top disguise costumes shops Halloween 2016 in Paris
Now that you’ve made you choice about where to spend Halloween night, i guess all what’s left is to choose your costume. 😀
VivaFiesta (2nd), Au Fou Rire (9th) , Cotillon Moderne (11th) are three of the most renowned shops in the capital. You know Ali Baba’s cave? Here they are. You can find everything: costumes, masks, make up, wigs, crowns, feather, accessories… for adults and kids alike.
However, i do prefer Au Bal Masqué , for two reasons mainly. Au Bal Masqué is known for its high quality unique costumes often custom made. You are on a tight budget, do not freak out! The shop specializes in the rental of costumes and accessories.
Au Bal masqué
1 Avenue Alphand, 75116 Paris