12 Apr 2024
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No Stockholm Halloween without Shockholm

Shockholm was back in Kungsträdgården for the 13th edition of Scandinavia’s biggest Halloween parade. The weather may have offered your typical November gloom and darkness, but the Halloween spectacle offered light and joy that brought smiles to the children’s faces. Here are some of our pictures from the Shockholm stage show and costume contest Swords […]

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In Pictures: Hearts on Fire at Shockholm

The Shockholm Halloween Parade was held at Medborgarplatsen this year (very much hoping for a return to Kungsträdgården next year) and the rain put a bit of damper on the celebrations, but the festivities went on with the Kostume Kontest and the parade itself, as well as some show numbers. As always, the event gave […]

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Getting in the Halloween mood with Shockholm

The Shockholm Halloween parade is taking place once again on the 5th of November. This time it will be held at Medborgarplatsen, and the event will start from 4pm. The costume contest participants will be presented at 5pm and the parade will start at 6pm. Winners are to be presented at 7pm. We went to […]

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Celebrating Halloween In Stockholm

The Celtic festival of Halloween has only really been celebrated in Stockholm since the 1990s, but it has swiftly caught on amongst families and friends. For younger children, the date signifies the much anticipated school break, and is also a very welcome diversion as the nights draw in and the country gets darker. Although Halloween […]

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Shockholm 2019 Highlights

Scandinavia’s largest Halloween event, the Shockholm parade took place for the 9th time now and brought out thousands of people joining in on the ghoulish fun. Creative performances took place on the stage at Kungsträdgården, including Bollywood dance, live music and acrobatics. After that the crowds joined in a world-first, when the parade actually split […]

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Celebrate Halloween with Shockholm

The most magnificent SHOCKHOLM returns for the 9th time on the 2nd of November. The biggest Halloween event in Scandinavia keeps growing for every year, attraching 7,000 participants last year. So make sure to join in on the scary fun. You can join the parade in your best Halloween costume or just come out and […]

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In Pictures: Shockholm 2018

The Shockholm Halloween Parade was held for the 8th time and it was bigger and better than ever – the crowd numbered 7-8,000 and more and more people had put in a lot of effort for their amazing costumes. Here are some of our pictures from the stage programme in Kungsträdgården.      

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Join the Shockholm Parade for Halloween

Scandinavia’s biggest and bestest Halloween event is back for its 8th edition on Saturday the 3rd of November. Make sure to join in on the fun as part of the parade in your best Halloween costume or just watch. Bringing the Halloween parade to Stockholm was the dream of New Yorker Bill Schacht, who was […]

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Shockholm 2015 takes you on the Shockway

The Shockholm team believes in the motto ”We can move mountains” and we believe they certainly can after witnessing the Globe being turned into a giant Jack-o-lantern for last year’s Shockholm. But what exactly can you do to follow that up? Bill Schacht is the man behind the biggest Halloween parade in Scandinavia, and he’s […]

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What’s On: 29 Oct – 2 Nov

The end of October already!? The clocks have gone back, the weather is getting chillier, the leaves are nearly all gone – but it also means it’s time to get Spooky! Halloween weekend means parties, costumes, candy, and scaring the pants off friends and family.   Ghost Walk in the Old Town Probably the best […]

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