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Where to celebrate Halloween in Zagreb

Ghastly ghouls, goblins and ghosts come together at the spookiest events in town

Written by
Marc Rowlands

Halloween or All Hallow's Eve is derived from Pagan-era harvest festivals, particularly the Gaelic festival Samhain, and still to this day holds a connection with such ancient events as we create scary-faced lanterns from seasonal and recently harvested pumpkins. The date has taken on many more modern traditions since and is now an opportunity for young people all over the western world to dress up as scary creatures for an evening of frightful fun, attending parties, clubbing or trick-or-treating. Though not as popular in Croatia as it is in some countries, the capital offers several spooky possibilities for this year's date.

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