It’s almost Halloween again (what?!), and as always, Singapore has some spook-tacular events lined up for kids, adults and small ghouls alike. Get your scariest costume organised, brush up on your trick-or-treating etiquette, and arm yourself with our freakishly full event guide. We’ve got Legoland Malaysia’s annual Brick-or-Treat, mad science affairs, All Hallows feasts, and more. Enough to give the whole fam a fright. Welcome to our Halloween 2018 events for families guide – good luck out there!
Watch this space for more events and updates as Halloween gets scarily closer!
Turn up to a super awesome Halloween party at Tanglin Mall
We’ve got just the best Halloween party planned for you at the ever fam-friendly Tanglin Mall! SOSD will be bringing in some super special guests who will be howling in happiness to meet you. Chuck that in a line-up of magic shows, storytelling, free snacks, trick or treating and craft workshops and you’ve got yourself an awesome party. That’s not all, we’re holding a special Howl-o-ween competition for furkids who like to be as spooky as their owners. Dress up your dogs and submit a snapshot of them to be in the running as a finalist for our competition and stand a chance to win up to $600 worth of mall vouchers! We’ve even got a dress-up competition for families to win some awesome prizes like a staycation. Read our full article for all the deets!
When: 27-28 October, 11am – 4pm
Where: Tanglin Mall, Level 1 & Level 2, 163 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247933
Cost: Free! Don’t forget to submit your furkid’s snapshot to enter our best dressed contest
Head for some offshore spooks at Legoland
Prepare for fun thrills and crazy chills at Legoland Malaysia Resort’s Brick-or-Treat this spooky season! Look forward to Brick-or-Treat Party Nights every Friday and Saturday, where highlights include live shows and Lego building activities such as building Halloween lanterns or witch’s cat. There’s also plenty of candy to go around, a not-too-creepy but oh-so-cool mini-haunted house and meet and greets aplenty: look out for ghouls on stilts and Lego monsters galore! Don’t forget to take the Raiders of the Lost Bones challenge and try your luck with the Wheel-of-Scream to bring home even more treats! We recently took ourselves over to check out the scary fun with our own wee monsters and can happily report that a fangtastic time was had by all. Kids age three to 11 years should don their Halloween finest every Friday and Saturday night to try and bag a prize for themselves (one of our small humans won a fab prize), and the goodies don’t stop there either! If the kiddos do come in their costumes, they’ll get free entry into the park! Let’s get a big woohoo to that!
Our advice? Make a weekend of it! We stayed in the Legoland Hotel for two nights so we were in the thick of the action for all the Halloween fun. Did we have an awesome time? Everything was sooo awesome that the kids practically refused to leave.
Where: Legoland Malaysia Resort, 7 Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
When: 1 – 31 October
Cost: Normal admission prices apply; children 3 – 11 years old dressed in full Halloween costume can enter the park for free
Have a monstrous fun time at Tanglin’s October Holiday Programme
Keen to get the little monsters off your back? They’ll be able to cause as much mayhem as they like in Tanglin Trust School’s awesome October holiday camp. Kids aged five to 10 years will be able to take part in tons of Halloween-themed activities like sports, crafting, storytelling and cooking, make fiendishly good friends, and have an all round fang-tastic time under the close guidance of Tanglin teachers. Registration closes on 5 October, so sign up quick.
When: 15 – 19 and 22- 26 October, 9am – 3pm
Where: Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road, Singapore 139299
Take to the streets in this parade on wheels
It’s a ghoulish spectacle on wheels as Halloween Night Skate returns this October. Come dressed as your favourite Halloween monster and join this fangtastic parade!
When: 27 October, 7pm
Where: Outside 313@Somerset to Orchard ION
Cost: Free, registration required
How about a movie scare-a-thon?
We all love our scary movies and screams are better when you’re in ghoulishly good company. So grab the popcorn and bring back the scares with a movies and special goodie bags. Remember to preregister by 21 October, there’s nothing scarier than turning up unprepared!
When: 27 October, 4pm – 11pm
Where: SAFRA Tampines
Cost: Family-friendly session: Free (SAFRA Member); $2 per movie (Guest)
Daredevils session: Free (SAFRA Member); $2 per movie (Guest)
Don’t fear the sugar rush at Power Kids Gym
If you’ve ever been to one of Power Kids Gym’s iconic Kids Night Out or themed parties, you know you’re in for a treat at the upcoming Halloween Party. Expect non-stop fun with games, snacks and activities, definitely enough to wear off any sugar rush. There will be two parties on the day, one for the tots and one for older kids.
When: 27 October, 2pm – 4pm (parent participation, kids aged 11 months-3 years); 5pm – 8pm (drop-in, kids aged 3-10 years)
Where: Power Kids Gym, 81 Clemenceau Avenue, UE Square #02-12, Singapore 239917
Cost: Parent Participation: Members: $48, Non-members: $55; Drop-off Party: Members: $68, Non-members: $78
Have a scare-free shopping spree at UE Square
Come dressed to impress at UE Square Shopping Mall for food, drinks, music, free craft activities, balloon sculpting, face painting and a bouncy candy house to keep the kiddos occupied. Halloween sorted.
When: 27 October, 11am-8pm
Where: UE Square Shopping Mall
Have a Spook-tacular Children’s Day at The Polliwogs
It’s Children’s Day and Halloween rolled into one at The Polliwogs this October with two roar-some celebrations. There’s plenty of Halloween treats to look forward to including a giant board game competition, Halloween shows and a Monster Hunt. Save up your sweets for the Halloween Bash and search for the Candy Rain spell. Explore labs, skeleton theatre, a haunted carnival and a monster lair, meet creepy characters and play carnival games.
When: 26-27 October
Where: Suntec City
Cost: Halloween Bash: $89 (1 child and 1 adult)
Look out for Halloween Thrills at Sentosa Cove Village
Kiddos under 12 years can get their thrills and spills at Sentosa Cove Village with a spot of trick or treating, a hair-raising magnet photo booth, lucky draw and even meet Frankenstein(‘s monster) and Count Dracula to snap a scary shot with. Best dressed wins, of course, you know the drill!
When: Saturday, 27 October 2018, 7pm-9pm
Where: Sentosa Cove, Central Precinct
Night at the Museum come to life at the ACM
Sleeping’s for babies at this yearly feature of the supernatural, ACM AfterDark 2018! Bring the kids and discover how elements of the natural world are linked to the supernatural, catch the freak shows in the galleries, hear haunting tales and embark on a spooky trail to unlock your secret element. Come dressed to scare and stand a chance to win prizes!
Where: ACM (Asian Civilisations Museum), 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
When: 27 October, 7pm – 11pm
Discover bizarro deep sea creatures from the Spooky Seas
With all the Halloween Horror Nights hype, RWS hasn’t forgotten the kiddies. This year’s Spooky Seas is uncovering the weird and wonderful creatures of the deep. Embark on a scavenger hunt, listen to educational talks, meet the adorable mascots – Mai the Manta Ray and Sam the Hammerhead Shark and don’t miss the feeding frenzy at feeding time!
Where: S.E.A Aquarium at RWS
When: 29 September – 29 October; Trick or Treat with Sesame Street now until 4 November.
Cost: Entry ticket prices apply, Singapore residents under 12 enjoy 50% off Child One-Day Ticket at $12 (U.P. $24) to the aquarium for the entire month of October.
Craft up some fun this Halloween
Can’t get enough of Halloween crafts? Pop into Global Art Singapore for crafts galore including face painting, a deco art workshop, costume contest and plenty of munchies for little monsters. Don’t forget to snap a shot in the photo booth.
When: 27 October, 6pm-9.30pm
Where: Quality Hotel Marlow, 201 Balestier Road, Singapore 329926
Cost: Free, limited to first 100 sign-ups
Spook in style at Tampines 1
Get the ultimate Stylloween makeover and be spooked in style at the creepy asylum-themed rooftop maze at Tampines 1.
When: 19-21 October, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central 1, #04-28 Tampines One Mall, Singapore 529536
Cost: Free with min $80 spend for first 120 shoppers, $2 entry fee to maze
Bake Up and Dress Up at Century Square
Bake up some tricky treats at Century Square at Halloween cupcake and mini pizza making workshops. Get the kiddos aged 12 and under to come dressed in their spookiest getup for the costume contest showcase, a Halloween makeup sesh and a creepy tea party. The best dressed have a chance to bag shopping vouchers worth up to $300.
When: 7, 14 and 21 October
Where: Century Square, 2 Tampines Central 5, 12a Century Square, Singapore 529509
Cost:Free with min $80 spend for first 120 shoppers, registration required for costume contest
A night out for the whole family at KidZania
Got kids looking for treats? KidZania’s hosting a SpookyTown: The Lost Carnival! Mummies bring your little monsters down to help Mayor Fabiola solve the mysterious events surrounding SpookyTown. Expect carnival games, Halloween-themed activities, a haunted house, scary-but-not-too-scary stories and of course, trick-or-treating.
Where: KidZania Singapore, Palawan Kidz City, 31 Beach View #01-01/02, Singapore 098008
When: 27 – 28 October, 2 – 6 November, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Cost: From $43, (Children aged two and below come for free)
Gather round the witch’s cauldron for this mad science affair
You know what they say, magic is a type of science. Newton Show is hosting Halloween Science parties from October to November. Let the little ones experiment with Egyptian Mummies, vampire slime, pick up some wizarding tricks all the way from Hogwarts, and take part in explosive fun (don’t worry, that’s probably a euphemism… or is it?)
When: 20, 21, 27-28 October, 3-4 November, timings vary, check website for more details
Where: Newton Show, 2 Pandan Valley #01-206, Singapore 597626; 229 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427489
Disguise yourselves and join the Yokai Festival
For only two days, the otherwordly realm of Yokai (demons) becomes visible to the human eye in Downtown East. Come dressed in your Halloween threads to blend in and take part in a battle between yokai and humans, a yokai parade, missions and movie screenings. Don’t forget to pick up some treats in the Underworld Market. If you’re short on time, you can grab a costume at the first-ever Last Minute Costume Fair on 20 and 21 October.
When: 27-28 October, 2pm – 8pm
Where: Downtown East, Singapore
Have a howling good time this Halloween
A night of spooks and scares? No problem, as long as we’ve got our trusty doggos to protect us at the Singapore Dog Festival. This night market will have plenty of doggy treats, educational talks, sharing sessions and fun activities for kids and fur-kids alike with Fido to keep the ghouls at bay.
When: 19, 20 & 21 October, 3pm – 11 pm (11am – 7pm on Sunday)
Where: The Grandstand Outdoor Event Space (North Carpark)
Experience Halloween in the heartlands
For a Halloween celebration that’s closer to home, why not head to Cairnhill Community Club? Get your kicks at the haunted maze, horror rooms, train rides, trick or treating, and of course kids who enter the ‘best dressed’ competition will be in with a chance to prizes.
Where: Cairnhill Community Club, 1 Anthony Road, Singapore 229944
When: 27 October, 7pm – 10pm
Check out Melt Café’s frighteningly fantastic spread
We know Melt Café does brunches that are just to die for, but it’s really bringing it all together on All Hallows Eve with its special Halloween Menu full of very apt names. Fancy some Monsters and Zombies from the Dead Seas? How about a more Asian pick from the Eighteen Levels of Hell? The kids will be screaming with delight at this spread, especially at the selection of cheeses labelled Stinky Poop (well they’re not wrong…)
Where: Melt Café at Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039797
When: 27 October
Cost: Check website for details
Dine on Day of the Dead at Lucha Loco
Get ready for a fiendish fiesta – Mexican-style at Lucha Loco with sugar skulls, a Day of the Dead parade, face painting and a Superloco shrine competition, all while the DJ keeps on spinning. With a smart dress code of Dapper as Death and Beautifully Deceased, you’ll have no problem fitting in with the souls of the underworld – don’t forget to give that Wheel of Life & Death a spin!
When: 27 October, 6pm
Where: Lucha Loco – Mexican Cocina Y Bar, 15 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089598
Cost: No cover charge, reservations at email@example.com
Have a monstrous meal at Youngs
Planning a meal out? Why not throw in a Halloween party while you’re at it at Youngs? Dress the kids in their spookiest outfits and steel your nerves for some games and activities including pass the parcel, and a special Halloween waffle treat (with a freaky twist!).
When: 27 October, 5pm-7pm
Where: Youngs Bar & Restaurant, 3 Hyde Park Gate, Singapore 799531
Cost: Free for kids
Ping into Pong for a Halloween-themed dinner
Looking for a great place to have dinner and all the tricks and treats to celebrate Halloween? Pong is hosting a Halloween Celebration Dance party with crafts, games and plenty of treats. While the kids are kept entertained with apple bobbing, mask making, balloons and candy stations, you can enjoy some spooky oyster blood shots and pumpkin spiced cupcakes. Turn up with your scary costumes and dancing shoes for a chance to win prizes!
When: 27 October, 12pm – 5pm
Where: PONG Singapore, 3B River Valley Rd, #01-17, The Foundry, Singapore 179021
Cost: Adult $40, Child $30, free for kids under 2, packages available
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Experience the real horror show at RWS
It’s almost a yearly tradition for us to head to Sentosa for a screaming good time at Halloween Horror Nights 8. Five haunted houses, including a Stranger Things-themed haunted house, two scare zones and three live shows, plus a Zombie Laser Tag? This isn’t one for the kiddos, but the adults are sure to have a scream!
Where: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269.
When: 27 September – 31 October
Cost: Tickets start from $58
Fend off the zombie attack!
Daredevil teens with a bone to pick with zombies can shamble over to Grange Road car park and join the resistance against a deadly virus outbreak! Contain the virus, find the anti-toxin and save Singapore!
When: 26 Oct- 4 Nov, 5-11pm
Where: Grange Road Car Park
Cost: from $25
Risque it all this Halloween
CÉ LA VI is taking Halloween to new heights at with performances by the award-winning London act Cirque Le Soir. Make it a date night and be mesmerised by fire breathers, exotic dancers, contortionists and join in the sexy celebrations by dressing up in a little latex. Yes, we know mums and latex don’t mix well, but give it a go, you might even win a bottle of Grey Goose.
When: 27 October, 10pm- late
Where: CÉ LA VI, Club Lounge
Cost: Pre-Sale tickets: $48 includes a glass of premium pour (limited to first 150), At-the-Door: $68 includes a glass of premium pour (subject to availability)
Embrace the absurd
Paying homage to the Coney Island freak show is the Carnival of the Absurd at LuLu’s Lounge. Grab the gang and dress up in your most ridiculous get-up to blend in with the acts. Featuring a line-up of music acts, drag queens and magicians, this is one circus of shocking acts and adult humour (so best keep the kids home!).
When: 27 October, 9pm – 6am
Where: LuLu’s Lounge, 7 Raffles Boulevard Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore 39595
Grab the girls for a ghoulish night out
Tuck the kids into bed and head out with the girls for a real raver at Diamond Life presents Dead on Neon. Dress up with paints, glowing headbands and Kandi beads for a treat-filled evening in this adults-only playground. The husband can come along if he must, for a charge of $28 and a glass of premium pour to smooth it over.
When: 31 October
Where: CÉ LA VI
Cost: $28 for men, free for ladies
Put the boo in booze at this Halloween pub crawl
Join the Halloween Crawlers as they roam from bar to bar across central Singapore at Singapore’s biggest pub crawl. Grab your group and don that costume – it’s nothing but boo-ze all night long!
When: 27 October, 7pm-4am
Where: 80 Raffles Place, Singapore 048624
Cost: From $19.90
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