How to do Halloween in Paris

Find out why the City of Fright is the perfect place to spend Halloween, October 31 2017

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Wherever you go and whatever you do in Paris, it’s hard to escape the impression of a city that’s still haunted by its own (deeply macabre) past. So where better to celebrate Halloween on Saturday October 31 2016 than in the City of Fright itself? Plan ahead with our guide to the best haunted walks, Halloween costume shops, hidden attractions and late-opening bars, plus stories of the figures that still give the city its rather spooky reputation.

It’s Halloween! Paris offers plenty of frightful costumes and activities...

Haunted Paris
Things to do

Haunted Paris

Spending Halloween in Paris? There's more to do than the typical Zombie fancy dress, if that's not your thing. Celebrate the occasion with a festive tour of Paris' most haunted spots. Discover the gruesome relics, famous corpses and spooky stories that litter the streets of Paris with our creepy Halloween tours, cemetry walks, and other haunts.

Halloween Costumes Paris
Shopping

Halloween Costumes Paris

Even if dressing up isn’t usually your thing, a one-off Halloween party is the perfect opportunity to make an exception.

For more Halloween eeriness

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Film

The 100 best horror films

Prepare to squeal.

The best after hours bars in Paris
Bars and pubs

The best after hours bars in Paris

Scared of falling sleep? Determined to stay out on Halloween? Paris has many great spots to grab that much-needed final drink.

Secret Paris
Things to do

Secret Paris

Paris’s streets and buildings conceal a vast array of discreet restaurants, bars, gardens and galleries that are known only to locals.

Paris walking tours
Attractions

Paris walking tours

Nighttime tours and more...