Fanta Uses VR And Snapchat For Halloween Campaign

Fanta has launched an outdoor virtual reality experience for Halloween, supported by a Snapchat campaign.

The experience, in which an elevator car crashes to the ground, will be shown at Thorpe Park and Westfield Stratford every day until 1 November, and in East London until 29 November.

Guests will be invited to enter the elevator and ride to the 13th floor to attend a Halloween party, with scary surprises awaiting them on their journey.

To support activity in-store, Fanta has also launched limited edition packaging with spooky graphics by Israeli designer Noma Bar.

The packs feature a QR code that can be scanned to access branded Snapchat filters and lenses – which include the likes of a China Doll shedding tears of Fanta (see example below).

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Complete your Halloween costume with exclusive Snapchat filters and lenses! Scan the Snapcode on special packs of Fanta to activate.

The Coca-Cola-owned brand has also enlisted influencers to recreate the Snapchat filters using make-up and costumes.

The move marks the brands biggest ever investment in Halloween, which also includes digital out-of-home ads and in-store visuals.

Simon Harrison, operational marketing director GB at distribution company Coca-Cola European Partners, said: “Halloween is now the fourth biggest retail event in Great Britain and represents a huge opportunity for retailers and brands alike.

“Our Fanta Halloween campaign is bigger and better than last year and delivers a real point of difference thanks to the unique Noma Bar illustrations which will help retailers build excitement around the occasion, driving sales as consumers stock up for their celebrations.”

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