Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow

After two sell-out events in 2017, Festival of The Dead returns to Glasgow's O2 Academy on October 19th 2018!

Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow

About Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow

19th October 2018
10pm - 3am
O2 Academy Glasgow
121 Eglinton Street, Glasgow City Centre G5 9NT
£22.90
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Festival of The Dead has resurfaced with a new hoard of characters and creations.

From our 15ft tall vulture roaming the crowd to giant skulls and skeletons, wondrous circus acts and carnival processions. This is a party like no other.

*please note this show always sells out in advance so make sure to buy early to avoid disappointment.

Carnival pageantry, giant skull processions, acrobats, dancers and beautiful decorative art & costumes.

Festival of the Dead is a contemporary event infusing elements carnival, circus, theatre and unadulterated partying.

- Giant Skull processions around the venue

- Acrobats & circus performers

- DJ’s and live music

- Pinatas

- Professional skull face painting

- Confetti, co2 and light show

This event is for persons 18 and over

Please note: this event is not part of the Dia de los Muertos public holiday, which has significant religious meaning and many traditions that will not be happening at our show.

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