Halloween 2008

Facts and Figures




• 150,000 pumpkins, 6,000 corn stalks, 2,000 bales of straw
• 5 kilometres of strings of lights, 200 skeletons
• Pumpkin exhibition with more than 350 different pumpkins
• 5,000 chrysanthemums in flower beds
• “Spooky Pumpkin Forest” in the castle park
• “Pumpkin Beasts”

• “Koffiecopjes” in the Dutch themed area - this dark ride with plenty of light and sound effects guarantees eerie fun
• Horror Catacombs “Tortuga – Pirates´ Catacombs of Lost Souls” in the Scandinavian themed area
• “Vampires´ Flight” in the Spanish themed area
• “Pumpkin Coaster” – Eurosat

Halloween Activities:
• Pumpin carving for children in Switzerland
• Weird hairstyles
• Halloween make-up

Shows and Parades:
• Euromaus-Halloween-Show “This Haunted House is really haunted”
• 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”
• Teatro dell´Arte “It´s Halloween – a spooky revue for young and old”
• “Zahnmalos Magic Box” in the German Alley (in the evening, before the park closes)
• 4D film “Haunted House” all-day in the Magic Cinema (not suitable for children under 8 years)

Food & Beverage:
• Pumpkin soup
• Creepy Halloween specials in the SWR3 Rock-Café
• Autumn menu with game and mushroom dishes at Balthasar Castle
• Halloween menu in the hotel El Andaluz
• Blood-red “Dracula Prosecco”

Hotel Resort:
• Creepily decorated Halloween Rooms in the hotels El Andaluz and Colosseo
• Giant spider at the hotel Colosseo
• Spooky corners for Halloween snapshots in the hotels El Andaluz and Colosseo

Halloween Special:
Halloween-Festival Week with additional highlights from 25 October to 2 November 2008

Every evening with special show-programme:

• The giant Halloween-Show “DJ BoBo goes Halloween” on the Festival Area
• Evening Parade of Ghosts and Goblins
• Big SWR3 Halloween-Party on 31 October
• Balthasar´s Horror Market in the castle park