Bite into nerve-wracking, bone-shaking thrills with our ultimate guide to Halloween in London. This year it falls on Monday October 31 2016 and the city is bursting with ghoulish events to sink your fangs into. Get ready to carve creepy pumpkins, guzzle bat-flavoured sweets and turn all your bed sheets into ghosts, this Halloween is going to be a shocker. Or, for those of a gentler disposition, check out our favourite events in October and other unmissable things to do in London this autumn.
Celebrate Halloween in London
Top ten Halloween events
You might be too old for trick or treating these days but trust us, there's still a lot of fun to be had on and around Halloween.
Halloween parties in London
Halloween falls on a Saturday this year and the number of frightfully fantastic parties will give you the shivers
Halloween in London for kids
Fancy dress, face paint, pumpkins and lots of treat – Halloween might be one of the best holidays for children.
London's ghost hunts, walks and tours
Grab your ghost detector and put on your bravest face for a walk with the undead
Find the perfect Halloween costume
London’s best Halloween costumes
Stuck with what to wear to scare this Halloween? Here's the scariest Halloween costumes that this cesspit of a city has to offer.
London's fancy dress shops
Dressing up this Halloween? Be sure to get your grizzly gear from one of our fave costume shops
Five last-minute Halloween costumes
Easy fancy dress ideas that you can cobble together from the things lurking in your wardrobe
Halloween make-up tutorials
There’s no point spending weeks planning your costume if your make-up looks like a toddler’s face paint
London's Halloween highlights
Visit London’s best scary attractions
Discover more Halloween highlights
Appetite-killing Halloween food and drink
Restaurants, bars and cafés across the city pull out the stops to turn your meal into a spooky Halloween spectacle
The best Halloween jokes
Have a laugh at these dead funny Halloween jokes. No tricks, just treats.
Halloween make-up tips at The London Dungeon
Here's what happened when we took four young ghouls to the London Dungeons
The movies to watch before you pick your Halloween costume
If you’re serious about this costume lark, the movies are the best place to find inspiration