Halloween 2010

Figures & Facts



• 160,000 pumpkins, 6,000 corn plants, 3,000 bales of straw

• 5 kilometres of strings of lights, 200 skeletons

• more than 100 different pumpkins

• 100,000 autumn plants, among them 15,000 chrysanthemums

• 4,500 m2 of fabric for Pumpkin Coaster

• giant pumpkin whale and pumpkin snake in the castle gardens

• “Spooky Pumpkin Forest” in the castle gardens


• “Griezelkopjes” in the Dutch themed area

• “Tortuga – the lost Pirates” – spooky cellar with live actors in the Scandinavian themed area

• “Vampires´ Flight” in the Spanish themed area

• Pumpkin Coaster

• Haunted House with live actors (on weekends and during the Festival Week)

• eerie music inside the roller coasters Eursat and Euro-Mir

• 4D film “Haunted House” in the Magic Cinema (not suitable for children under 8 years of age)

Activities (on the Action Square):
• pumpkin carving

• Halloween hairstyles

• Halloween make-up

Shows & Parades:

• Euromaus Halloween-Show “Euromaus and the Haunted Castle”

• Happy-Halloween-Parade with more than 80 performers

• nice and eerie Halloween gathering in the German Alley (starting at 5 pm)

• Halloween Ice-Show “Halloween on Ice”

• Variety-Show “Spooky Magia Nuova – a ghostly Revue for Young and Old”

• open-air show “DJ BoBo´s Fantasy goes Halloween” on the Festival Area (29 October to 7 November)

• new Halloween show highlight: “Johann Traber´s Ghost Ride between Heaven and Hell” (16 October to 7 November)

Food & Beverage:

• pumpkin soup

• Halloween wrap with turkey breast, mango chutney and pickled pumpkins

• creepy Halloween specialities in the SWR3 Rock-Café

• baked pumpkin with pumpkin-chilli-dip

• Terenzi´s spicy Chilli con Carne

• fried “spider legs” with tomato sauce and bread

• autumn menu with game and mushroom dishes at Balthasar Castle

• Halloween dishes at the hotels “El Andaluz” and “Colosseo”

• blood-red “Dracu-Secco”, toad juice

• Halloween ghosts, bats and black & white cookies

Hotel Resort:

• creepily decorated Halloween rooms in the hotels “Castillo Alcazar” and “Colosseo”

• giant spider at the hotel Colosseo

• spooky corners for Halloween snapshots in the hotels “El Andaluz” and “Colosseo”

• Halloween decoration in the hotel lobbies

Halloween-Festival Week:

Every evening Halloween-Festival with additional highlights and a special show programme (29 October to 7 November)

• Evening Parade of Ghosts and Goblins

• big open-air show “DJ BoBo´s Fantasy goes Halloween” on the Festival Area

• mystical Horror Market in the castle gardens (30 October to 7 November)

• big SWR3 Halloween-Party (31 October)

• evening ticket available from 4 pm on