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10 Haunting Halloween Happenings

It’s time to dust the cobwebs off your witches hat, dig out the flashing red devil horns, and get freaky, because our favourite creepy festival is almost upon us. If you’re prowling around for spooky events to hit up this Halloween, check out these top 10 spooky happenings around town.

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Halloween Workshoips

1. Complete Deelite Workshops

This series of Halloween themed baking workshops will teach you how to whip up delicious goodies during the spookiest holiday of the year. Take your pick of Halloween Cookies, Kawaii Halloween Cupcakes, and a Kawaii-3D Pumpkin Treats Cake. Get to grips with icing, decorating, and even attempting 3D sculptures – and then take your tasty creations home to share with your nearest and dearest!

When: Halloween Cookies, October 21, (10am – 1pm)
Kawaii Halloween Cupcakes, 
October 24, (10am – 1pm)
Kawaii-3D Pumpkin Treats Cake, 
October 25, (10am – 2pm)
Where: Complete Deelite, 2/F, On Lan Centre, 11 – 15 On Lan Street, Central
How much: Halloween Cookies, $950
Kawaii Halloween Cupcakes, 
$950
Kawaii-3D Pumpkin Treats Cake, 
$1,050
Click here to buy your tickets


2. Dog-Friendly Fun

Local animal charity Kirsten’s Zoo is inviting both two-legged and four-legged walkers to get dressed up and join the charity Howl-O-Ween Waggy Walk. Choose the 4km or 8km trail, and pile into BBQ, drinks, and goodie bag fun at the finish line. Then it’s over to Stanley Plaza for an afternoon of photo booths, doggy workshops, and trick-or-treating at LAP’s Monster Madness Halloween Party. Plus, there will be a fancy dress contest for pooches with an affinity for Halloween costumes.

When: Howl-O-Ween Waggy Walk, October 20, 2016
LAP’s Monster Madness Halloween Party, October 30, (4pm – 8pm)
Where: Howl-O-Ween Waggy Walk, Aberdeen Country Park
LAP’s Monster Madness Halloween Party, Stanley Plaza
How much: Howl-O-Ween Waggy Walk, $350
LAP’s Monster Madness Halloween Party, $280
Click on the links above for more information


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Halloween Trampolining Bounce Inc Spooky Super Session

3. Bounce Spooky Super Session

Jump out of your skin at the three-hour Bounce Spooky Super Session. Let loose on over 100 interconnected trampolines along with ghosts, zombies, and other scary characters – and even challenge them to a dodgeball competition. Dressed up jumpers will receive free candy, and Instagrammers who tag their best shots with #bounceinhkhalloween could be in with a chance of winning free passes.

When: October 14, 21, and 28 – 31
Where: BOUNCE inc, G/F, EMAX, KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay
How much: $220 (plus $30 for BOUNCE grip socks on your first visit)
Click here for more information


 4. Children’s Bookfest

Don’t worry, there won’t be any ghost stories at the Children’s Bookfest – only light-hearted Halloween entertainment is the order of the day. There are tonnes of activities to get stuck into, including glow-in-the-dark hair tattoos, parades, bingo, a treasure hunt, and scary cookie decoration workshops.

When: October 30, (3pm – 6.30pm)
Where: The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay
How much: Free
Click here for more information


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Beetlejuice

5. Open Air Cinema Showings

The bizarre tale of Beetlejuice is the movie of choice at The Hive Sai Kung this Halloween. Plus, there is a special trick or treat route around Sai Kung organised for little ones before the showing. Don’t worry if you can’t make the showing, as Hush Up and Pink Season are teaming up to bring the 70s cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Show, to The Butchers Club on November 3. Dig out your fishnets, perfect your Time Warp, and keep the Halloween celebrations going. We’ll see you there! 

When: Beetlejuice, October 29, (6pm – 9pm)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show November 3, (7pm – 10pm)
Where: Beetlejuice, The Hive Sai Kung, 5 Tai Mong Tsai Road, Sai Kung
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Butchers Club, 16/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang
How much: Beetlejuice, $120 (includes two drinks and snacks)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, $212.75
Click on the links above to buy your tickets


6.  Halloween Boat Party

Set sail on the spookiest boat party of the year with Voyage Yachting. Expect gory snacks including some very realistic looking severed finger biscuits, wacky fancy dress outfits, and plenty of fun and games out on the water.

When: October 29 – 31, (7.30pm – 12.30am)
Where: Pick up point to be confirmed
How much: $580 – $880 per person
Click here for more information


Halloween Cocktail The Woods Central Hong Kong

7. Creepy Cocktails

Raise a toast to ghouls and ghosts with a blood-red Arabian Nights cocktail with a Tabasco kick, served in a smoking lamp at The Optimist. Then it’s onto The Woods to huddle round the interactive Pumpkin Patch centrepiece with your friends and slurp away on your custom-made Pumpkin Cauldron. Complete with seasonal garnishes, this DIY punch bowl requires a reservation and a minimum of five witches (we mean people).

When: The Optimist, October 24 – 31
The Woods, October 26 – November 1
Where: The Optimist, G/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
The Woods, L/G, 17 Hollywood Road, Central
How much: The Optimist, $120 per cocktail
The Woods, $158 per person (5 people minimum)
Click on the links above for more information


8. Halloween Styloween

Classic fairy tale characters with a haunting twist are the stars of this year’s Halloween Styloween series of events at Fashion Walk. Get stuck into a selection of workshops including the Fairest of Them All skincare workshop at Kiels, and the Design Your Work Trick or Treat Bag at Logon. Then, come October 28, it’s time to wander the area and explore the music, drinks, games, and activities on offer.

When: Runs until October 31
Where: Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay
How much: Free (register online to secure your spot!)
Click here to register


alternative things to do secret theatre project hong kong

9. The Secret Theatre Project

After taking London and New York by storm, the immersive experience that is The Secret Theatre Project is returning to Hong Kong for a two-month stint of unique theatre shows. Last time, the SE7EN Deadly Sins were brought to life in a haunted house on Lamma island, so who knows what cheeky tricks the team have got up their sleeves this time? Click here to read our review of last year’s project.

When: October 29 – December 15
Where: Secret location
How much: $838
Click here to buy your tickets


10. Going Out

FLM Bar Presents: Halloween Party

Direct from San Fransisco, BeBe Sweetbriar will take to the stage for a special Halloween performance, including a rendition of her latest single, I Wantchu Back. 

When: October 28, (10pm – 3am)
Where: FLM Bar, 62 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan
How much: $150 (includes one drink)
Click here for more information

Yelloween by The World of Tim Burton

Take your pick of swanky venues around the city, and sip on Veuve Cliquot while admiring the Tim Burton-esque decor, inspired by the upcoming exhibition on November 5. Click here to read more about The World of Tim Burton exhibition.

When: October 28 – 29
Where: Dragon-i, Tazmania Ballroom, Bungalow, Flint at the JW Marriott, and Tott’s at the Excelsior
How much: Prices vary per location
Click here for more information

Dead Not Alive Halloween Festival

Expect haunted dungeons, virtual reality zombies, and massive dance tunes as the biggest Halloween rave in the city marks its 9th birthday in Hullett House.

When: October 29, (Dinner, 6.30pm; Party, 8pm)
Where: Hullett House, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
How much: $400 – $1400
Click here to buy your tickets

Zuma Presents: Funky Halloween Disco

Free-flow sake is the order of the day at Zuma’s Japanese-inspired Funky Halloween Disco, accompanied by international guest DJ Adrien Callier.

When: October 29, (8pm)
Where: Zuma, 6/F, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central
How much: $880 (includes selected drinks and snacks until 1am)
Click here to buy your tickets

Duddell’s Presents: The Society of Eccentric Androgynists

Mysterious by name and mysterious by nature, Duddell’s Halloween party is a ‘gender-bending’, mask-wearing occasion. We can only imagine!

When: October 29, (9pm)
Where: Duddell’s, 3/F, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central
How much: $200 early bird; $250 standard (includes one drink)
Click here to buy your tickets

Pacha Macau Presents: Haunted House Halloween Party

Do you dare to enter a haunted house where psycho clowns and demons roam free? Dress up to receive a free bloody shot or, alternatively, pay a visit to the make-up counter upon arrival.

When: October 29, (10pm – 5am)
Where: Pacha Macau, Studio City, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
How much: $200 advance; $300 on the door (includes one drink)
Click here to buy your tickets

Lan Kwai Fong Halloween Street Party

Don your scariest outfit and dance your way through the streets of LKF as Hong Kong’s party hub transforms into a wicked wonderland of ghastly creatures of the night.

When: October 31, (6pm onwards)
Where: Lan Kwai Fong
How much: Free
Click here for more information


Read more! Get some inspiration from our Halloween Special: Get Your Freak On Hong Kong.

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