It’s close to midnight, and something evil’s lurking in the dark… time to dust the cobwebs off those devil horns and witches hats! Halloween is nearly here, and if you still haven’t made any plans then it’s time to hit up some of the hot and happening haunted events below. Spooky celebrations will be taking place all over town and we’ve chosen some of the best parties and offers about! Whether you’re cavorting with corpses in a club or enjoying a mysterious moonlit meal, there’s loads of frightful fun to be had around Hong Kong. Any excuse to party!
A Halloween Steak Rebellion – The Butcher’s Club
The Butcher’s Club’s successful Steak Rebellion nights are already slightly gory with hanging pig heads and bloodied butchers scattered around the huge rooftop area… but this round has upped the grisly factor with some special Halloween editions! Dress up and enjoy a 5-course aged-beef dinner with a bottle of wine per person. Get ready to revel in a debauchery!
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When: 31 October, 7:30pm – ‘til late
Where: Editus Rooftop, 17/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen
How much: $1,250, tickets available here, or grab yours for only $750 with our special Sassy offer! Simply email email@example.com to purchase.
Into The Woods
Explore the deep, dark woods at the hottest new bar in town, The Woods (see our review here)! With exclusive festive specials such as Pumpkin Bellinis and black Squid Ink Shots on offer, you know this will be one classy Halloween affair. With limited space make sure you book in advance to escape the Lan Kwai Fong masses…
When: 31 October, 9pm ’til late
Where: The Woods, 17 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $300 (includes two drinks) in advance, $480 (includes two drinks) at the door, $4,000 and up for a table.
We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to The Woods Halloween night! Simply enter your details into the form here or below for the chance to win. Tickets include two drinks! Giveaway ends Wednesday 29 October.
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The Haunted Room – The Mira
If you’re looking to dance the night away to some devilish, haunted house beats, Room One at The Mira is the place for you. This will be a frantic night of Danse Macabre, featuring 4 international DJs – ENSO, VISA, DJ PADDINGTON and HITOMI. There will be 5 hours of open bar filled with blood themed cocktails spilling from crystal skulls… celebrate Halloween in style!
When: 31 October, 9pm – 2.30am
Where: Room One, G/F Lobby, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
How much: $318 (early bird on or before 29 Oct) / $388 (door price).
Dia de los Muertos – Motha f****a
Brickhouse is known for being one of the coolest Mexican spots in town; so of course they pull out all the stops for the day of the dead. These hipsters are sticking to the Mexican tradition, so be prepared for skulls, epic beats, fountains of tequila and their Jacinto cocktail – that is bourbon, whiskey, pumpkin and spice! Oh and did we forget to mention that they’ll be giving out 200 shots of tequila at 2am?! Talk about a party…
When: 1 November
Where: Brickhouse, 20 D’Aguilar Street, Central
How much: Free to enter, more details here!
Breakaway Halloween event
Who says boat parties are only for summer? Why not host a Halloween party on a luxury yacht this autumn? Gather your friends and dress up as your favourite characters while you enjoy a trip out at sea. Breakaway HK has even organised a special menu to celebrate Halloween, so get ready for free-flow drinks and heaps of canapés, including spider web apples and mummy hotdogs. This is such a unique way to celebrate Halloween – your party guests won’t forget this for a while!
Boqueria Halloween offerings
If you’re looking to tickle your taste buds before you head off for a night of partying in LKF, why not stop by one of our favourite Spanish joints, Boqueria (read our review here), to try out their special Halloween offerings? The flavourful Paella de la Bruja is black from squid ink and decorated with a cute little witches hat and broom. Wash it down with Sangria Sangre, that’s Sangria Blood for you non-Spanish speakers! And don’t worry, it’s blood-orange, not real blood… we hope!
When: 27 October – 2 November
Where: Boqueria, 7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
How much: See menu here.
Fright Dome Hong Kong
Directly from Las Vegas to Hong Kong, Fright Dome is the world’s top-ranked haunted attraction. Possibly Hong Kong’s scariest fright experience; it features 2 high-tech haunted houses, a scary zone with live performers (eek!), Ride-A-Zombie, Bury-Me-Alive simulator, photo-ops and many more. Dare you not to scream…
Time Out’s Halloween Styleoween
Celebrate Halloween in a sinfully stylish way at the heart of the city this month. Fashion Walk’s Styloween will be hectically fun and it’s going to be difficult to choose from all the activities they have on offer! Meet Giant McQ Bunny, exclusive on Fashion Walk, or hangout with the 5-meter-tall Skull Candy for the giant puppet parade. What’s a Halloween without a trick-or-treat sesh – join in the fun to win Lab Made ice-cream or other surprise gifts! There are also heaps of workshops such as a “sexy eyes make-up programme” by Benefit Cosmetics, and a “zombie dance program” by famous choreographer, Suki Cheng. Don’t miss out!
When: Throughout October
Where: Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay
How much: Upon a single purchase of $500 or above at Fashion Walk (redeem 1 entry ticket + register for workshops – first-come-first-served basis). More details here!
Kee’s Rocky Horror Extravaganza
Start shivering with anticipation and get ready to be thrilled at Kee Club this Halloween! It’s time to start thinking of the character you want to rock out, because we just heard the best dressed – male or female, wins a diamond pendant necklace from Belgian’s A29 that’s valued at $20,000! Phew! It will be a night that’s guaranteed to be fun, filled with LIVE entertainment and performances from everyone’s favourite 1970s classic – The Rocky Horror Picture Show!
When: 31 October, 8pm – late
Where: Kee Club, 6/F, 32 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $999 (includes special free-flow cocktails from 8-11pm, food and candy corner access), tickets available here.
Zuma presents Hedkandi Halloween Party
If you’re looking for a big bash to bring in All Hallow’s Eve, then Zuma is the number one party to get to. This exclusive bar and club is the place to hit up if you want a full-on club experience (read our full review here). Expect up-beat tunes from international DJ Stuart Ojelay, celebrity sightings, goodies and giveaways on the night. Oh and don’t forget their deliciously devilish signature cocktails!
We can’t not mention Hong Kong’s favourite theme park! Ocean Park goes all out every Halloween with a number of crazy new attractions that are sure to get you screeching. Their haunted house is full of terrifying ghouls, murderers and more, and trust us, they have no qualms about scaring you out of your skin! If you are brave and ready to venture, be sure to check out H14, it is said to be scariest haunted house in the park’s 14 years of Halloween Fest.
When: Throughout October
Where: 180 Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen
How much: Regular admission – Adult $320 / Child $160, Halloween Fest – Adult $628 / Child $314. Tickets available here.
Ozone Sky Party – Halloween Edition
Here at Sassy we think nothing would be spookier than a night out at the world’s highest bar OZONE… especially for anyone with vertigo! Not spooky enough? Then challenge yourselves to up the scary amp with your own costume on the 118th floor! The creepier the better – anyone who is up to OZONE’s spooky standard gains complimentary entry and a free shot of “blood”. We don’t know what their standard is, but we say… think big!
When: 31 October, 10pm till late
Where: 118/F, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $200 (includes one Absolut Elyx drink).
Namo Avant Thai
A sinfully satisfying meal will be available at Namo in TST with their Halloween specials! Guests are invited to devour gouged Eyeballs ($128) made from roasted prawns in Thai basil pesto with lychee… it might not look too appetising, but we’re sure it will taste divine (just check out our full review of them here!). Take your devilish indulgence further and opt for the Coffin Board ($198) – a platter of 3 delicious bites. Pair your feast with some cocktails to top-off the night! We’d recommend starting off easy with the Vampire’s Kiss ($98), but if you’re feeling bold, go for the Bloody Tom Yum ($98) – a spicy tomato drink with a generous amount of vodka (you’ve been warned!).
When: 27-31 October
Where: Namo Avant Thai, Shop G18, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, TST East
How much: See prices for Halloween Specials here. Call 2739 1133 for reservations!
Café Deco ghoulish bites
Café Deco has prepared a series of creepy delicacies in celebration of Halloween and the menu sounds too good! To stay in sync with the festival (and if you’re feeling a little brave!), try out the Witches’ Poison Ivy Brew with Graveyard Snails – water-spinach and sorrel soup, burgundy snails and breadstick snakes! It’s going to be a spooky yet delightful Halloween for diners!
When: Throughout October
Where: Shop 101 & 201, levels 1&2, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak
How much: $488 per person for the Halloween specials menu.
Lan Kwai Fong
Of course Hong Kong’s party district, Lan Kwai Fong, gets in on the Halloween action, with many of the best bars participating. Think tacky decorations and hordes of drunk and dressed up people revelling in the devilish debauchery of the evening. Check out some of the characters people have dressed up as in previous years here and simply hit the streets to enjoy the festivities!
When: 30 – 31 October, 7-10pm
Where: Lan Kwai Fong
How much: Free!
SCREAM @ Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
For a Halloween that’s full of screeching and screaming, head to Madame Tussauds and explore a cold and abandoned asylum, where you will be surrounded by wax monsters and demonic live performers. The key to escaping is using all the brain-juice and physical strength you have to! See if you can get out of this crazy maze in one piece…
When: Throughout October, 10am – 10:30pm
Where: Shop P101, The Peak Tower, No.128 Peak Road, The Peak
How much: Tickets available here.
SEPA – Vampira
Our Sassy readers are definitely spoilt for choice this Halloween! There are so many events to choose from, but if you’re feeling thirsty then simply head to SEPA. Their Vampira night includes 2-for-1 on all cocktails and beers for three hours straight… So get your vamp on and drink away at the little Venice this scare season!
When: 31 October, 10pm – 1am
Where: SEPA Bacaro Veneziano, 61 Caine Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry with 2-for-1 prices on drinks!
A nightmare on Ship Street
Halloween on Ship Street isn’t quite the nightmare it says it is – it’s actually more like a dream come true. You are guaranteed a glass of punch if you simply come to 22 Ships dressed in a costume. You’ll then be taken to Ham & Sherry, or “Ham & Scary”, down the street for complimentary shots! Plus, a $2,000 bar tab will go to the best dressed of the night (amazing!).
When: 31 October
Where: 22 Ships, 22 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; Ham & Sherry, 1-7 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Casa de Gordo at Fatty Crab
Fatty Crab is dressing up as a Mexican Cantina this Halloween and transforming into Casa de Gordo! Head over on the Friday night to experience a new food and beverage menu that includes a delicious selection of Mexican flavours. Think ceviche, tacos and tequila of course! You’ll even get a free tequila shot on arrival, viva la mexico!
When: 31 October, 5pm-1am
Where: Fatty Crab, G/F, 11-13 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2521 2033
How much: Free entry and free tequila shot on arrival. More info here!