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Halloween Events In Edinburgh 2022

1st Aug 2022

Looking for something to do in Edinburgh this Halloween? We’ve got you covered with these Halloween events. From the magnificent Blair Street Underground Vaults beneath the city, to the shadowy and mysterious closes that line the Royal Mile’s cobbled streets.

Ghosts, ghouls, hangings, and witchcraft... Experience chills as you hear Edinburgh’s darkest tales on our 5-star Halloween ghost tours this Hallow’s Eve.

1. Halloween Underground

The Blair Street Underground Vaults are brimming with both history and mystery. Centuries-old and lit by candlelight, there’s no better time to visit than Halloween…

Our Halloween Underground ghost tour will take you down into these atmospheric and ghostly chambers, where you’ll discover the city’s dark side. Body snatchers, torture, murder, and hangings. Listen carefully in the darkness and you may even hear faint footsteps, or a whisper, from centuries ago! 

Groups for all tours are small for an immersive experience, so book in advance to guarantee your space!



2. Spirits of Halloween

Enjoy a dram of whisky or soft drink on our Spirits of Halloween tour. 

After descending down to the dark Blair Street Underground Vaults and hearing its haunting tales, you'll retire to our historic, candle-lit, underground cellar. There, your storyteller will keep you entertained with more dark stories from Edinburgh's past. Book here.


3. Raising The Dead

Don’t be mistaken, it isn’t just Edinburgh’s underground with dark tales to tell. On our Halloween Hangman’s Haunts tour you’ll also visit Edinburgh’s Canongate Kirkyard, and some of the Royal Mile’s most shadowy closes. Several well-known citizens from the city’s past are buried in the kirkyard. With only your storyteller’s torch to guide you through the dead of night, you’ll uncover the ghastly but true tales of characters such as the death dodging Deacon Brodie, to Maggie Dickson, who awoke inside her coffin.

If that sounds gruesome enough for you, you can book your tickets in advance here


4. Haunted Halloween

Discover some of the city's most gruesome and darkest tales on this 18+ Halloween ghost-tour. Strictly adults-only this experience isn't for the faint of heart. Book here.


5. A Halloween tour just for you…

Why not bring along the entire family on a private Halloween tour just for you? Explore Edinburgh’s Blair Street Underground Vaults with only your closest loved ones, and an award-winning storyteller. Our private tours provide a bespoke experience that will both give you chills and leave you wanting to do it all over again. 



Make your Halloween 2022 an occasion to remember with our Edinburgh Halloween events, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now and experience the Halloween of a lifetime.



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