Everything you need for a haunted Halloween 2011 in Aberdeen
9th October 2011
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As Halloween draws closer, thebestof Aberdeen has everything you need for this haunted and horrifying time....

Halloween Party

Whilst Halloween falls on a Monday this year you can still use it as the perfect excuse to throw a thrilling party for friends and family over the weekend to "get you in the mood"!. Here are a few spooky suggestions to help you make your party a screaming success!

For Halloween fancy dress and decorations try Aberdeen’s PartyMania. Here you will find a fantastic selection of costumes to suit all – from Goth witches to Frankenstein to vampire lords. The shop also has a great selection of party supplies so you can stock up on all your extras such as cauldrons, broomsticks, plastic spiders and devils horns. 

If you are looking for a Halloween themed cake make sure you ask Kelly of Cults  to make the scariest cake around. You could also spread the Halloween joy and make cute cupcakes, decorated in a Halloween theme as an alternative to sweets for Trick or Treaters.

Take the hassle out of Halloween entertaining and get some help from Hudsons Catering where you will find oodles of passionate people serving up very scrummy food at this award winning business.


Halloween would not be complete without the Jack O’ Lantern so drop by The Store to get your pumpkin and start carving!

Halloween Punch Recipe:  Try this recipe for a terrifyingly tasty Halloween Punch at your party

Vampire’s bloody brew recipe

1 litre cranberry juice
1 litre lemonade
Frozen strawberries
Grenadine or Strawberry flavoured syrup

Place strawberries in punch bowl (or try a black witch’s cauldron for a more creepy effect!). Add cranberry juice. Stir. Pour in the lemonade. Pour in grenadine/ strawberry syrup. Do not stir to give a blood like effect.

Book your Halloween Meal

If you decide that hosting a party isn’t your thing, then why not check out some of the most recommended restaurants on thebestof Aberdeen to book your Halloween meal.

Halloween Events

There are some great and ghostly events in Aberdeen. To find out more about, click here for the latest events.

As Winter draws closer, take the opportunity to have some fun this year and have a Happy Halloween!

Feel free to add your spooky suggestions for a fab Halloween in Aberdeen.

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