How to have fun at Halloween in Tuscany

Spend the Halloween party in Tuscany with Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

For years now, the Halloween party is very popular in Italy, for the joy of children and teenagers.
Also you want to be ready for the famous Trick or Treat? Discover now how to have fun at Halloween in Tuscany!

The origins of the Halloween party

The Halloween party has very ancient origins that find a foundation in Celtic culture.

At that time this party celebrated the end of summer and the beginning of the new year which, for the Celts, began on 1 November.

The dominant colors of the party were already orange and black: the first to remember the harvest of wheat and then the end of summer; the second to symbolize the cold, the dark and the coming winter.

But the focal point of the party lies in the belief that on this occasion ghosts and witches were free to roam the earth.

Hence the tradition of masquerading to scare and defend oneself from these evil figures. This explains why the Halloween party is a haunted night and is celebrated wearing frightening but nice masks.

Trick or treat? The Halloween party for children

When Halloween is coming, children and teenagers must prepare to go around in the night to make a candy binge.

You need only a basket to store the delicious booty, a nice and terrifying mask and a magic formula …trick or treat?

To understand how the ritual of “trick or treat” was born, it is necessary to re-cross ancient legends that tell of spiteful fairies. These delightful winged creatures used to make some tricks to the Celts, who, to avoid falling victim to them, offered them food.

Even in Tuscany this rite has spread a lot in recent years. To avoid being caught unprepared (and to avoid Halloween tricks), we are all ready with sweets and candy!

The Halloween party in Tuscany

There are many initiatives for the Halloween party in Tuscany, both for children and adults.

You can combine the joy of this party with cultural events, fun or leisure. Here are some examples of how to have fun at Halloween in Tuscany:

  • Halloween at the “haunted” library (Empoli);
  • Halloween in Serravalle Pistoiese with the ghosts in the village;
  • Halloween in the museums of Livorno with reduced-price tickets;
  • Halloween in Florence with many events for children organized by the Science and Technology Foundation;
  • Halloween to dance at the Tenax Club (Florence).

Those who want to combine the unique emotion of this party with healthy sports can not miss the Halloween Run, which will be held at the Parco delle Cascine in Florence.

This is a fun 5km run, including monsters, witches, zombies and so on and so forth. In short, a real …. fear run!

The event is open to everyone, children and families can opt for a shorter route, the 3 km Family Run.

After the race the most beautiful masks could win beautiful prizes.

Do not miss the great Halloween fun in Tuscany, we wait for you at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

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