Roundup: Krampus events happening near you

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For some, December means Hunnukah or Christmas, or Mr. Bean reruns or turkey dinners. For others, its the season of Krampus; a half-goat, half-demon creature known for punishing bad children in Central Europe.

The companion of Saint Nicholas was known in regions of Austria, Bavaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Northern Italy, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Tradition dictated, in most of those regions, that young men dressed as Krampus take to the streets in events like a Krampuslauf; basically a public spanking party with devil costumes.

We’ve rounded up some sure-bet Krampus-inspired events happening in the region, just for you. Yes, we went outside of our Downtown coverage area. It’s a Krampus miracle.

 

Krampus Night

December 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Hammered Lamb1235 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States 
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free

Join us for an evening of devilish delights as we celebrate Krampus. Themed costume contest, vendors, live music, and more! Creepy Christmas costume contest winner will receive a pair of weekend passes to Spooky Empire in March and a $200.00 bar tab at The Hammered Lamb!!!!

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Tampa Krampus Nacht

December 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ybor City Historic District Tampa, FL 33605 United States + Google Map
Various prices

CALLING ALL KRAMPUS!!! December 5th, 2018 will be Tampa’s 1st Annual Krampus Nacht celebration!

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Krampusnacht at Hollerbach’s

December 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe205 E 1st St
Sanford, FL 32771 United States 
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Various prices

Announcing our First Annual Krampus Night! For the first time this holiday season, we’ll be nervously welcoming Krampus himself to the Willow Tree on Krampusnacht December 5th – come join us for the fun! But be careful – if you’ve been bad, Krampus might stuff you in his sack and cart you off to wherever he takes the naughty Kinder… THIS EVENT IS FOR ADULTS ONLY Krampus costumes not required but are welcome! According to certain traditions, der Nikolaus is…

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Krampus In Fashion Square

December 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coliseum of Comics (Orlando Fashion Square)3201 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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free

Krampus is coming… Bring the family and confront Christmas’ dark half with a unique, FREE picture opportunity! 🎄

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Orlando Krampuslauf * Pub Krawl 2018

December 8 @ 9:00 pm – December 9 @ 2:00 am
Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge50 East Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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Krampuslauf! Krampus Pub Krawl! Come out and joins us for a pub crawl/bar-hop/walk/stroll through Downtown Orlando. The starting point will be at Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge, 50 E Central Blvd *, SEE FULL ROUTE BELLOW* Drink Responsibly. Have fun. Spank the naughty. All costumes welcome. Bring out your Krampus, Perchta, Naughty Child, St Nick, Evil Elves, Evil Snowmen.. or women 👹 Bring your rusty chains, cowbells, wips, trumpets, drums, other musical instruments. ‘Tis the Season to be Naughty!

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A Krampus Blacklight Christmas

December 13 @ 9:00 pm
Southern Nights Orlando375 S Bumby Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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$10 – $25

Kitana Gemini presents A Krampus Blacklight Christmas Party Freshman Lineup at 10:30 Hosted by MrMs Adrien Main Show at 12:30 Hosted By Axel Andrews with Kaija Adonis, Roxxxy Andrews, Kitana Gemini, and 92 Era Lords $10/$15/$25 All You Can Drink Specials DJ DLUX

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