How to Spend Halloween in Covent Garden
This Halloween, Covent Garden will transform into a spooktacular hub as the neighbourhood boasts devilish dishes and cocktails, exclusive products, mystifying make-up masterclasses and an incredible giant pumpkin carriage display from 16th October to 3rd November.
Visit the Giant Pumpkin Display
Kicking off Halloween celebrations will be the return of Covent Garden's giant pumpkin display.
This year, the ultimate spooky selfie-spot is inspired by the fairy-tale of Cinderella's pumpkin carriage and will be surrounded by over 20 different types of British grown plants, autumnal foliage and a selection of smaller pumpkins. Weighing over 2000lbs, the pumpkin will be available to view in the Market Building's South Wells from Wednesday 16th October until Sunday 3rd November.
Love at First Bite
This Halloween some of Covent Garden's best-loved eateries will be spookifying their menus and celebrating the occasion with a scream.
Head to the Ivy Market Grill's 'Haunted House' on Thursday 31st October for spooky surprises (both inside and out!), featuring a very special limited-edition dessert 'Melting Witches Hat' (available 31st October only) and cocktail 'Midnight Martini' (available 24th October - 3rd November). Don't miss Frenchie's 'Delica Pumpkin & Ricotta Tortelli', Buns & Buns' limited-edition pumpkin soup served in mini pumpkins and Balthazar's creepy cocktail menu.
Trick or Treat yourself to limited-edition marshmallow and orange Halloween macarons at Ladurée, ghostly Halloween chocolates at Godiva,'Spooky Spiders' at Hotel Chocolat, 'Orange Gingerbread, Toffee and Pumpkin Spice' at Whittard of Chelsea and 'Bloody Cupcakes' at Cupcake Stories.
Covent Garden's Beauty Quarter is here to help beauty fans to achieve a frightening makeup look this Halloween.
Learn how to perfect the ultimate smokey-eyed party look at Charlotte Tilbury's flagship boutique on Thursday 17th October from 7pm - 8.30pm or recreate an intoxicating gaze with a vampy dark lip on Wednesday 30th October from 6pm - 8pm (tickets are £55 and fully redeemable on product). For anyone looking to wow this Halloween, visit professional make-up brand Kryolan for an amazing special effects look or pay a visit to Tom Ford's flagship beauty boutique to discover their new Extreme collection range.
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