Wondering what to do this Day of the Dead? We’ve lined up the best parties and events happening in Hong Kong.
It’s that time of year when All Hallows’ Eve rolls around and Hong Kong gets set for a night to remember – or forget. With everything happening around town from free-flow spooktaculars, to furry friend fancy dress parties and much more, here are our picks for the best Hong Kong Halloween parties and events for 2019.
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On Friday, 25 October, Got Balls? is back with a special Halloween Fright Night event. Expect an evening of singing, dance offs, live performances, and (of course!) three games of spooky bingo. Alongside the entertainment, ticket holders can enjoy two-and-a-half hours of free-flow vodka and rum mixers, prosecco and a spooky house cocktail.
When: Friday, 25 October, 7:30pm to 11pm
Where: ClubONE, The Grand Stage, Western Market, 323 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $425. Get your tickets here!
This Halloween, Ham & Sherry is going Ham & Scary with its annual Halloween event, taking place within speakeasy, Back Bar. Not only will there be a bottle of aged rum going for the scariest costume of the evening, (and the runner-up will go home with a bottle of tequila!), but there will also be hip-hop tunes and plenty of drinks and snacks. Get set to sink your fangs into special cocktails, including Bloody Mary Syringes and complimentary bar snacks, including “Blood” Croquettes.
When: Thursday, 31 October, 5:30pm to 12am
Where: Back Bar, 1-7 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $300 early bird; $400 on the door – includes three-hours of free-flow house spirits, wine, beer and soft drinks. Get your ticket here!
It’s time to don your best costume and join Los Sotano for one night only at its Satanic Panic at the Disco party. The night promises to be full of dark arts, danceable hits and prizes for best costumes – along with special cocktails and more.
When: Saturday, 26 October, from 10pm
Where: Los Sotano, Basement, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong
How much: $150 in advance; $200 at the door – includes one drink. Get your ticket here!
Halloween fun isn’t just reserved for humans, so this year Whiskers N Paws is going all out for the occasion. The whole store will be decked out to celebrate, complete with floor-to-ceiling decorations, inflatable props and spooky displays. Expect a doggy obstacle course and free goodie bags, plus treats for your furry friends. What’s more, dog identity tag engraving will be available on the day, along with dog popcorn and ice cream. Costumes are 100% encouraged.
When: Sunday, 27 October, 12pm to 5pm
Where: 10/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Inspired by The Matrix, , ZUMA’s Halloween Party Reloaded promises to be an unforgettable night. The event will feature ZUMA Dubai’s resident DJ Adrien Callier on the decks, accompanied by violinist Olivia Dawn, Benjy on percussion and Gabriel on trumpet – not to mention plenty of free-flow Champagne and cocktails. For those looking to start their Halloween celebrations a little earlier, ZUMA will also be hosting a Halloween edition of its Yashoku Night Brunch from 8pm until 10pm.
When: Saturday, 26 October, 9:30pm to 2am
Where: Level 6 Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $570 early bird; $630 regular; $700 on the door – includes entrance and free flow Veuve Clicquot champagne, cocktails, red and white wine, beer and soft drinks from 9:30pm until 12:30am. Get your ticket here!
Happening on Halloween night, aqua’s The Addams Family Halloween party is sure to be a theatrical and spooky affair. Offering some of the best views in town, the late-night party will be complete with cocktails, Veuve Clicquot Champagne, canapés and a live DJ.
When: Thursday, 31 October, from 9pm
Where: 29/F & 30/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $250 in advance; $280 on the door – includes one glass of Champagne. Get your ticket here!
Celebrate the Day of the Dead at Mexican cantina, Te Quiero Mucho this Halloween! The fiesta will feature live DJs and a Day of the Dead makeup artist along with free-flow drinks and tacos all night long. Make sure to come dressed to impress as the prize for the best costume is a one night stay at Mojo Nomad Central!
When: Friday, 1 November, 8:30pm to 1am
Where: 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $450 for three-hours free-flow tacos and Mexican cocktails (from 8:30pm to 11:30pm). Head here to get your tickets!
Held in the aptly spooky venue of Tai Kwun’s prison cells, Behind Bars guarantees a creepy night. Taking place from 9pm until late, DJ Fire Aux will be spinning disco and house tunes, while free-flow Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, wine, cocktails, mocktails, beer and spirits will be on offer.
When: Saturday, 26 October, 9pm until late
Where: G/F, E Hall, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $480 for entry and two-hours free-flow Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, wine, cocktails, mocktails, beer and spirits. Get your ticket here!
Containing its popular Drag Me To Late Brunch series, W Hong Kong is putting on a Halloween party to remember. Inspired by the iconic horror film, “The Shining”, Drag Me to Yelloween will feature drag queen performances and live DJ music, letting you relive the thrill and chill of the tale – all while sipping on Veuve Clicquot.
When: Friday, 25 October, 10pm to 2am
Where: W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $250 early bird; $300 on the door – includes entry and one glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne. Book your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 3717 2889.
TokyoLima’s 80’s brunch party will be taken up a notch with an eerie touch this month. The “Nightmare on Elm Street” weekend fiesta will feature Nikkei dishes and mysterious decorations, along with chillingly good tunes and a playfully haunted vibe. Guests are encouraged to dress up for the occasion and make the most of the Bloody Ponche Station – not to mention the unmissable 80’s Dessert Station.
When: Saturday, 26 October, 12pm to 3pm
Where: Tokyolima, G/F, Car Po Commercial Building, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $398 per person, plus additional $198 for free-flow. Email email@example.com or call 2811 1152 to book!
Head up to the Sky Deck at CÉ LA VI and get set to party at Hong Kong island’s highest Halloween party. The Club Lounge downstairs will also be transformed into a haunted den for the occasion, where DJ Fudge and Funky will be spinning spooky tunes. Tickets include one drink, and also give access to the CÉ LA VI Fright Night party on Thursday, 31 October – more details for which are to be announced soon.
When: Saturday, 26 October, from 10pm
Where: 25/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $150 early bird; $200 on the door – includes one drink and free entry to CÉ LA VI Fright Night party on Thursday, 31 October in the Club Lounge. Get your tickets here!
We know all about La Vache!’s famed Le Disco Brunch, and this month’s edition is getting a Halloween makeover. Enjoy the free-flow brunch soiree, complete with a live DJ set and dress up contest starting at 12pm.
When: Saturday, 26 October, from 12pm
Where: La Vache!, 12 Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $488 per person including food and free-flow drinks. Book your spot here.
Another pooch-friendly Halloween event can be found at Stazione Novella. Dress up your furry friend and enjoy a coffee or espresso martini on the house, with all pup participants receiving a house-made Pupperoni! Dog parents will be able to tuck into the aperitivo spread from 12pm to 2pm and there will be a special surprise for the best-dressed hound.
When: Sunday, 3 November, 12pm to 2pm
Where: Stazione Novella, Ming Hing House, 52-56 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Make sure to dress your pooch up to get a coffee or espresso martini on the house, along with a house-made Pupperoni
Join Buenos Aires Polo Club for a special Halloween edition of its Thursday night Rock Club. From 10pm until late, the Argentinian steakhouse will be dimming the lights and ditching the tables for a fun, rocktail-fuelled night. There will even be a special rocking reward for best dressed.
When: Thursday, 31 October, 10pm until late
Where: Buenos Aires Polo Club, 7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Get set for a spooky night at Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge this Halloween with its Haunted Tiki Island party! Tickets include a free-flow menu of bubbles, bloody mojitos, spooky punch and other cocktails, as well as a range of delectable sweet treats. Come dressed as your favourite Halloween character and party the night away as the DJ plays tropical island beats.
When: Thursday, 31 October, 8am to 2am
Where: Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge, 3/F, Somptueux Central, 52 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $550 for advance tickets; $660 on the door – includes bubbles, bloody mojitos, spooky punch and sweet treats. Make sure you RSVP by calling 2353 0885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for table reservations.
Sheung Wan’s Taqueria Super Macho will be throwing a special fiesta on Saturday, 2 November for Día de los Muertos. Enjoy free-flow margaritas and Mexican beer for $298 and expect piñatas, music and more.
When: Saturday, 2 November, from 11pm
Where: Taqueria Super Macho, 33-35 Bridges Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $298 for free-flow margaritas and Mexican beer. Book your spot here!
Inspired by the darker side of the ‘80s, don’t miss Potato Head’s Dark Disco this Halloween. The horror inspired dance party will feature free-flow drinks, along with dancing and live music from Potato Head resident, Johnny Hiller.
When: Friday, 25 October, from 8:30pm
Where: G/F, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $450 for entry and two-hours free-flow drinks (9pm to 11pm). Get your ticket here!
Planning on getting some “exorcise” in this Halloween? Promising to combine the eco-friendly activity of plogging and dressing up on the spookiest night of the year, the Halloween Fancy Dress Plog is the perfect alternative activity this All Hallows’ Eve. What’s more, there will be a costume competition, with the winner getting a gift bag of zero-waste goodies and a jar full of candy.
When: Thursday, 31 October, 7pm to 9:30pm
Where: Meet at Central Ferry Pier 7, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Register here.
The Pontiac’s “BASIC WITCH” Halloween party is not to be missed. Bringing all things black magic, witches brew and Ouija Board games to Central Hong Kong, it promises a frightfully good night. Expect cauldrons of intoxication brimming along with a plethora of potions at special prices. Don’t forget to dress to the theme of “Death To The Basic Witch”, with a prize going for best “Look that Kills”.
When: Thursday, 31 October, from 8pm
Where: 13 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Drinks at special prices.
Get involved in the AWA’s Halloween Pub Quiz and help to raise money for women, children, disabled and the elderly. Taking place at K Town’s Little Creatures, your ticket will get you a welcome drink and assortment of nibbles (including crispy fried chicken, a selection of pizzas, french fries and more). The night will also feature brain teasers, great prizes and a ghoulishly good time.
When: Wednesday, 30 October, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Little Creatures, 5A New Praya Kennedy Town, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $500 – includes welcome drink and assorted nibbles. Get your ticket here!