Halloween

A Monstrous Mashup: 13 Halloween Stories From the Coca-Cola Journey Archives

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With Halloween just days away, we’re offering up a goodie bag of spook-tacular stories from the Coca-Cola Journey archives. From creative recipes featuring our beverages, to Coke-themed costume ideas and pumpkin-carving stencils, to frightening features on everything from ghost towns to haunted houses (and vending machines) to zombie festivals, the list below should get you in the spirit of the season. All treats, no tricks. Happy reading… and Happy

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Fanta Unveils Spooky Packaging Designs for Halloween

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Fanta is unleashing some wickedly good fun this Halloween through a series of spooky packaging designs created by noted illustrator Noma Bar. Bottles, cans and multi-packs featuring four ghoulish characters rendered in Bar’s signature style are in stores across the U.S. for a limited time. Bar added his distinct touch to four classic Halloween characters, each of which bring to life the playful personality and flavor profile of a different Fanta

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Decoding Day of the Dead: A Look at Cherished Traditions and New Twists on the Latin American Holiday

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Leslie Limon, a blogger and mother of four, already knows what she would like placed on her own Day of the Dead altar some day: a rolling pin, a Spanish/English dictionary, a bouquet of Gerbera daisies, cinnamon-scented candles, and a bottle of Coca-Cola from Mexico. The former English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher put together a wish list after visiting altars honoring departed loved ones at a Dia de los Muertos celebration

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Creative Coca-Cola Fans Dress Up as Their Beloved Brand for Halloween

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Erica Chung was trying to decide what to wear for Halloween when she saw a strapless red dress hanging, forgotten, in her closet. A lightbulb went off: Why not dress it up with a little silver ribbon and stenciling and turn it into a Coca-Cola can? “I decided I would be my favorite brand for Halloween,” the 28-year-old, Houston-based marketing manager said. She got to work with fabric tape, scissors and iron-on transfer paper and soon had a costume

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Step Inside the Spooky Snack Lab With Evette Rios (If You Dare)

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Fear not, aspiring Halloween hosts and hostesses. TV personality and lifestyle expert Evette Rios is serving up an array of fun recipes and DIY decorating ideas through the Fanta and OREO Spooky Snack Lab found on Nabisco's Pinterest page, and Rios' website and YouTube channel.  And be warned: all are frighteningly easy.  We caught up with the host of Dream Quest with Evette Rios on the CW Network

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Freaky Business: Haunted Houses Go Big With Hollywood Effects

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On an October night, zombies and other ghouls lurch through the darkness, searching for screams like nocturnal hunters. And that's just the actors in the parking lot. In the weeks before Halloween, thousands visit Netherworld, a haunted house attraction and Atlanta fixture for nearly 20 years. On the approach to the front door, thrill-seekers will be hassled by 10-ft. monsters or frightened by “sliders," men who come noisily skidding out of

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See Why This Coke Employee’s House is a Neighborhood Hit on Halloween

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Every neighborhood has one or two houses ghouls and goblins wouldn't dare miss on Halloween night. You know the ones: they go all out with scary-but-not-too-scary decorations, a generous supply of mouth-watering goodies, and a fun, festive vibe that welcomes trick-or-treaters young and old. Nancy Ford’s house is one such destination. Her Atlanta home has achieved local legend status, thanks to a Halloween tradition she initiated years ago. It

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Slideshow: 90 Years of Coca-Cola Halloween Advertising

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Halloween is a time that brings families together, so of course you will find Coca-Cola being served!  We have also incorporated Halloween images into our advertising for almost 90 years. Our first Halloween ad featured a family carving a pumpkin in 1926, and in the decades that have followed, we have updated the look and feel of our seasonal advertising content. Some of the more interesting examples include carton toppers featuring

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Coke Employees Dress to Deliver Happiness for Halloween

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Five lucky Coca-Cola employees recently got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to handpick their Halloween costumes from The Coca-Cola Company Archives. The Archives Department is always looking for new and fun ways to engage employees and share the history of the Company. When we realized that Halloween fell on a Friday this year, the first ever “Archives Halloween Contest” was born.  The Archives Department reached out to members of

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Trick or Treat? Turning Your Selfie, Friends and Family into Ghosts

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Halloween is almost here and what better way to be festive than update your social media profiles with ghoulish images of you and your loved ones? To do this, we’re going to pull from my photography bag of tricks. You will need: Camera, Tripod, Photo editing tools like: o   Photoshop o   Photoshop Elements (the consumer version of Photoshop) o   Photoshop Touch App on iPad or Android

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