DOK is one of the most popular festival locations in Amsterdam. Every year on Halloween, they host an all-day event that combines numerous fun activities during the day in addition to a fun scary party in the evening.
Depending on your age and family status, the daily activities at DOK may or may not interest you. For example, these include family-friendly ones such as creating masks and doing make-up so you shouldn’t wonder why there are so many kids.
At night, however, the venue becomes a ballroom for people and creatures of the night. If you have a scary costume you would like to show off,DOK will be one of the most suitable places for this endeavor. Moreover, the location itself is spooky itself. Besides the night-long party, you can wander around the abandoned buildings scattered in the docklands.
Fortunately, the venue of DOK Amsterdam is also part of the Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket program and you can enter the regular events there for free. For instance, the Halloween all-day event also has an entrance fee which you can skip with your own ticket.
The Ghost Walk
A city with such a diverse and mysterious history such as Amsterdam will surely have at least a few haunted locations, right? If ghost stories and dark places are your kind of thing, you should definitely book your place in the Ghost Walk of Amsterdam.
Although a ghost walk/tour sounds like something you would usually watch on YouTube, we can assure you that this attraction is on a high professional level and will introduce you to many old legends and actual facts about the dark history of Amsterdam.
Now that you already know about Amsterdam Dungeon which will get you through the history of Amsterdam written in history books, what better way to experience the opposite side of the city’s past – the mystical and paranormal?
Truly, there are too many legends and stories for your professional guide to fit in a single tour. Therefore, here is a simple fun tip. Search for curious myths and ghost stories in advance and get yourself prepared for the tour. This way, you will have a bigger part in the walk and you can ask additional questions.