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Fanta is making its largest-ever investment in Halloween: The 13th Floor VR experience


Date 25/10/2017

Fanta, the soft drink brand owned by Coca-Cola, is launching a live VR experience for Halloween at Thorpe Park called " Fanta: The 13th Floor". 

Trick or treat?

In this VR experiment, guests, wearing a VR headset,  will be invited to enter an elevator and ride to the 13th floor to attend a Halloween party. In the elevator, they will experiment lots of scary surprises. As the lift crashes down, the doors open on a series of macabre scenes.

The experiential work can be attended at Thorpe Park Furthermore every day until 1 November, and in East London until 29 November.
Users can also test the VR experiment from their homes, on You Tube, in 360 video. 

The brand will also offer an on-package promotion with spooky graphics. All the graphics and idents were created by Israeli designer and illustrator Noma Bar, give it a distinctive look. The packs will contain a QR that leads to exclusive Snapchat lenses and filters. These include the likes of a China Doll shedding tears of Fanta.

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

— Fanta GB (@Fanta_GB) October 18, 2017

Influencers and vbloggers will help to recreate the atmosphere and looks found in the Snapchat filters using make-up and costumes. 

Rosalind Brown, marketing manager at Coca-Cola GB, said: “Halloween is a fast-growing sector in the UK and this is largely driven by millennials – Fanta’s key demographic – making it the perfect occasion to engage with our fans".

Coca-Cola said the marketing campaign "Fanta 13th floor" its biggest ever marketing campaign created for the spooky season.
The campaign will also include out-of-home ads and in-store visuals and limited edition packaging.