Halloween 2013: Our Tips on the Best Ways to Celebrate It in Rome

Halloween 2013: Our Tips on the Best Ways to Celebrate It in Rome

halloween-napoli-2012Even if Halloween is not a typical Italian holiday, there will be a long week-end of celebrations for the most pagan feast of the year.

Halloween falls on a Thursday but the jamboree will go on Friday, national holiday here, and on Saturday and Sunday.

Here are some details about the best Halloween parties and events in Rome and surroundings.



The very first of them is actually on October 28. Rome’s top Monday nightlife appointment, the Qube, will hold a pre-Halloween party. 3 floors and five halls for your vintage and kitsch Halloween. From 10pm.



Let’s review the real, proper Halloween celebrations, on October 31.

In the trendy area of Pigneto, the Arci dal Verme club proposes a “Zucca” party with dj set and vegan aperitif from 8 pm.

In the same area, one of Rome’s key nightlife destination, Circolo degli Artisti, has a mix of Halloween and the Mexican Santa Muerte. 2 dj set halls from 9pm.  

The historical jazz club Music Inn, in downtown Rome, features a blues live concert with dinner.

In downtown Rome you also have the Micca Club party whose theme is De Sade. From 10:30pm.

One of the best live music pubs near the Vatican, Fonclea, presents a vintage 1970/80s night.

One of the most complete events is the Heineken Party: with dinner (buffet), live music, dj set and professional make-up for those who had no time to decorate themelselves. In Testaccio.

If you live in southern Rome, Palazzo dei Congressi in EUR hosts a huge techno party, the Ultrasonic Festival, with an international dj lineup from 10pm.

Also south of Rome, the Acilia Diner offers a dinner, followed by make-up session and photo. From 8:30pm.

Kids can enjoy a Halloween Village from 4pm at the Romanina Mall.



On the 31st but also on the following days through November 3 the Rome Museum of Zoology has organized funny and scary activities for your kids.

Adults can repeat their Halloween night on the 1st and the 2nd of November in Rome’s Fair. Live music, dj set and make-up room.