Who doesn't love a good Halloween celebration? We list some of the biggest and best kid-friendly events heading your way...
It’s the spookiest – and one of our favourite – times of the year… Halloween! Check out these ideas for fang-tastic party food, where to buy the best costumes and our fave family movies. But what about the Halloween-themed attractions and frightful things to do in Singapore? Behold – we’ve rounded up the best Halloween 2023 events for kids and families in Singapore, from kid-friendly food offerings to monstrous parades.
HALLOWEEN EVENTS IN SINGAPORE 2023
Halloween events in Singapore for younger kids
1. Trick or treat at Opera Estate
Opera Estate is bracing itself for little ghouls on 28 October 2023, so be sure to have kiddos decked out only in their scariest Halloween looks. With 2 entertainment zones and a Trick or Treat Trail – it can’t be missed!! Tickets are $5 and include a pumpkin bag, snacks and entertainment. Adults are not required to have a ticket. Check the Facebook page for more deets.
Halloween in Singapore, Opera Estate, Singapore 458491
2. Halloween Scaretacular at Century Square
28 to 29 October
Halloween Scaretacular returns to Century Square this month, with more thrills, chills, and great deals! For starters, the mall’s Signature Halloween Best Dressed competition* is back by popular demand (registration running from now till 20 October), where the scariest of them all will walk away with up to $1,500 FRx Gift Cards. Got an artsy kid? They will love the Halloween candle workshops^ taking place on 14 and 22 October. Spooky (and cute!) monsters will be making their rounds around Century Square on the 21-22 October weekend too – so, cameras at the ready! You’ll also want to be there with the kids for the mall’s spooktacular Halloween carnival^ happening from 25 till 31 October, with face painting, thrilling games, and more. Last but not least, don’t forget to join the Trick or Treat on 28 and 29 October!
^$30 spend at Century Square to redeem an event pass for Halloween Spooktacular carnival. $60 spend at Century Square to redeem a DIY Halloween Candle Workshop pass.
* Age categories apply: Category 1 for ages one to seven-years-old; Category 2 for ages eight to 12-years-old.
Century Square, now till 31 October 2023
3. Hotel Spooktacular at Buona Vista
Hotel Spooktacular at Buona Vista will be an unforgettable experience, with bone-chilling activities and surprises that will leave you trembling with fear. From haunted hotel rooms to eerie corridors, every corner of the event is designed to give you the ultimate scare. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to test your bravery and have a blast with the kiddos. Make sure to pick up your tickets early!
Hotel Spooktacular at Buona Vista, Buona Vista CC, 36 Holland Dr, Singapore 270036
4. Trick or Thrills at Universal Studios Singapore
6 September to 5 November
Trick or Thrills at Universal Studios Singapore is coming back with a good cackle this year round, and it’s packed with all that spooky stuff for the kiddos! Your little ghoulies will get a chance to strike a pose alongside Minion Monster, Sesame Street’s Count and Cookie Monster for fun pics for keeps, have a go at the capsule machine and collect exclusive Halloween character pins and feast on spooky-licious treats! Don’t forget to go in your Halloween best for a chance to win some spooktacular prizes!
Trick or Thrills, from 6 September to 5 November 2023; Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
5. Candlelight Halloween featuring soundtracks of Tim Burton
Elevate your Halloween spirit with the family by attending the Candlelight Halloween night. Get ready for a spine-tingling experience featuring the best of Tim Burton, including classics like Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Dance of the Goblins, and more. Just imagine all of this set against the backdrop of candlelight; it’s sure to send shivers down your spine. Please note that the event is suitable for children aged 8 and above, and an adult must accompany those under 16.
Candlelight Halloween, CHIJMES Hall, duration 60 minutes
6. Pororo Park: Monster Slime
23 to 27 October & 30 to 31 October
Get ready for a spooktacular October at Pororo Park Singapore! Join their Monster Slime class, which is happening on weekdays only. Let your little ones unleash their creativity and make some gooey, monstrous fun!
Pororo Park, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-29, Singapore 039594
7. Halloween Party Bash @ The Polliwogs
Step into a world where magic and mischief collide! The Polliwogs’ beloved mascot, Larry, and the mischievous Wizard invite kiddos on a mesmerizing and enchanting journey. Prepare to explore the mysterious nooks and crannies of Polliwogs Town, where every corner hides an adventure. As part of the Halloween LIVE Adventure, kiddos can venture into the haunted corners of Polliwogs Town. The path won’t be easy, though! Kiddos must take on daring challenges, solve intricate puzzles, and even engage in hilarious monster chases. Each challenge conquered brings them one step closer to collecting the coveted items.
The Polliwogs, 1 HarbourFront Walk, #03-12 VivoCity, Singapore 098585. Happening on 28 October 2023, 7.30pm to 9.45pm
8. Family-friendly Halloween at Crane
28 to 29 October
The Halloween event happening at Crane Wisma is happening on the Halloween weekend of 28 and 29 October! Jump in with the kiddos to explore local crafters, bakers, artists and more, all on the theme of Halloween. Kiddos are welcome to come in costume (and parents, we won’t judge if you want to get dressed up, too!). Fun kids’ activities will also be available!
Family Friendly Halloween, Crane Living, 435 Orchard Rd, #04-01 Wisma Atria, Singapore 238877
9. Halloween Parties at OnePA
Seeking Halloween events closer to your hood? Get the family dressed up and check out these exciting Halloween events happening all over the little red dot, thanks to OnePA. Anticipate loads of spooktacular fun, from dance parties to thrilling fiestas. There’s something for every member of the fam! The best part is, you won’t need to travel far to have a fantastic Halloween time with your loved ones. Our suggestion? Stay tuned to their page for all the deets.
10. Tayo-ween at Tayo Station
28 to 29 October
Little ghouls are in for a treat at Tayo Station’s spook-tacualar celebrations! Expext trick-or-treat stations where kiddos can explore their themed play stations and collect yummy treats. That’s not all, make your little ones are decked in spooky finery because there will also be a best dressed contest with exciting prizes up for grabs!
11. Halloween Brick or Treat, Monster Party at Legoland Malaysia
selected dates until 6 November
Looking to head further afield for Halloween celebrations? Then hop over the border and check out the haunted delights on offer at Legoland Malaysia at the Halloween Brick or Treat Monster Party! To celebrate the release of the new 4D Movie ‘The Great Monster Chase!’, Legoland is having the ultimate bash with live shows, fantastic LEGO decorations and candy (obvs) all over the park. Get the littlies entering the Monster Disguise costume contest, and psst, the best bit? Kids in full Halloween costumes get free entry to the party. Ghoulishly good!
Halloween Brick or Treat Monster Party, selected dates until 6 November, 10am to 6pm; Legoland Malaysia Resort, 7 Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini Iskandar Malaysia, 79250 Iskandar Puteri, Johor
Halloween events in Singapore for teens and older
12. Halloween Scream Fest 2023
26 to 29 October
Brace yourself for an immersive and interactive haunted house experience, and make sure to bring your courage with you because, honestly, that’s all the help you’ll have. The bold and the brave will confront their deepest fears and see their nightmares come to life. Will you emerge unscathed, or will it test every ounce of grit you possess? There’s only one way to find out! Plus, if you’re searching for Instagram-worthy Halloween photo opportunities, this place is an ideal spot for your camera to shine.
Halloween Scream Fest 2023, 1 Pasir Ris Close, D’marquee Pasir Ris (Downtown East), 26 to 29 October 2023, time slots include 10.30am to 12pm, 12pm to 4pm, 4pm to 8pm, and 8pm to 10pm
13. Halloween Horror Nights 10 at Universal Studios Singapore
29 September to 4 November
Guess what, Singapore? Halloween’s back, and it’s gonna be a scream! Universal Studios Singapore Halloween Horror Nights is here for its 11th year, packing new nightmares with 5 haunted houses, 3 scare zones, and 2 hair-raising shows. Ready to up your scare game? Dive into The Weeknd: After Hours Til Dawn Nightmare. Can you escape traps? Survive Netflix’s All Of Us Are Dead zombie outbreak? Outsmart the Pied Piper’s Grimm Encounters and brave the DIYU: Descent into Hell. Then, face the spine-chilling Rebirth of the Matriarch. The scare-o-metre is sure to go through the roof!
Halloween Horror Nights, 29 September to 4 Nov 2023, 7.30pm to 1.30am; Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
14. Harrowing Halloween 3
30 September to 29 October 2023
This year, the Singapore Discovery Centre has some thrilling secrets brewing behind the scenes. If you’re curious at heart, we advise you to arm yourself with plenty of grit and courage. Highlights worth experiencing include the L.L.E.H. Haunted House, the Labyrinth of Lost Souls Haunted Maze, and The Archives interactive scare zone. For the daring, catch a Dreadflix short film or brave the bone-chilling 4D motion simulator. If you’re seeking more fun and games, trot over to the CCA carnival. There’s a spooktacular time in store for everyone! Our suggestion? Check out their website for important house rules and age restrictions. Other than that, here’s to a Halloween filled with thrilling adventures, folks!
Harrowing Halloween 3, Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365, 7pm to 11pm, Select event days from 30 September to 29 October 2023, 3 ticket types include event pass, d.i.e pass and more thrills.
Halloween events in Singapore for all the family
15. All aboard (or not) the Royal Albatross Ghost Ship Cruise!
24 to 31 October 2023
How about setting sail and celebrating Halloween aboard the Royal Albatross? Enjoy a five-course dinner with Halloween-themed dishes as you voyage into the spooky ‘Sentosa triangle’. If you’re feeling brave, ask the crew “who is held below” and be led into the captain’s haunted cabin… enter if you dare… Psst – got a hound at home who’d like to get in on the spooky goings-on? Good news, there’s also a Howl-oween Dog Cruise taking place only on 31 October to enjoy! Got feline friends in the bunch? This year, there’s space for your cat crew, too, with a special Meow-o-Ween cruise that sets sail on 24 October 2023. Something for everyone in the fam!
Ghost Ship Cruise, 24 to 31 October 2023, 6.30pm; Royal Albatross, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
16. VCH presents Organ: A Haunted Halloween Hymn
28 to 29 October
The Singapore Symphony Chorus is getting all spooky this Halloween! They’ve got a choir that’s keening, an organ that’s wailing, and they’re bringing you the sounds of Dan Forrest, Bach, Duruflé, and more. And guess what? They’ve even got the organist Loraine Muthiah returning to host the Halloween fun. It’s like they’re raising the spirits of music from beneath the scores! Join in for a chilling good time at the Victoria Concert Hall.
A Haunted Halloween Hymn, Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Pl, #01-02, Singapore 179558
17. Halloween Carnival in the Farm by CitySprouts
Ready for some Halloween thrills at Farm Frights? It’s not your usual carnival! With 13 exciting activities, including a spooky night scavenger hunt and haunted farmhouses, there’s no shortage of fun for kids and families. You can even carve your own jack-o-lantern with capsicums or dive into mystery boxes for surprises (or a scare). And if you’re feeling adventurous, try paid activities like tarot card readings or zombie knockout. Don’t miss out on the full farm Halloween experience – grab a Fright Pass for just $25 and choose your spooky adventure!
Farm Frights, City Sprouts, 28 October, Saturday, 5pm to 9pm, 102 Henderson Road, Singapore 159562
18. Halloween Trick or Treat at Marina Square
13 to 31 October
Kit out the fam and gear up for a daily Halloween bash happening this October at the Marina Foyer Atrium. We’re talking heaps of fun stuff for girls and ghouls of all sizes. Imagine a bouncy good time at the pumpkin bouncy castle and loads of fun at enchanting pop-ups. Put your best spook forward at the wicked cauldron and keep an eye out for that hair-raising spider on the loose. The fam can also explore the Spooktacular Pop-ups for exclusive promo codes to score a cheeky treat or trick in the Marina Square App. There are weekday Halloween lunch treats too that’ll reveal some exciting surprises when you hit those minimum spends. And that’s not all! Kids are in for a wild ride at Elmer’s slime workshop, where they can whip up their own mesmerising Halloween gooey smoothie slime. You won’t want to miss out on this spook-tacular event!
Halloween Trick or Treat at Marina Square, 13 to 31 Oct 2023, Marina Foyer Atrium
19. Halloween Science Lab Escape Quest at Tanglin Mall
28 to 29 October
Folks, get ready for a Halloween extravaganza that’s all about fun for the whole gang, and it’s all happening at Tanglin Mall. Look forward to heaps of fun, like spooky kids nail art, a mystical magic show, and a chance to score some awesome prizes in the best dressed Halloween contest. You could even win a cool 2D1N stay at JEN Singapore Tanglin and more. And that’s not all! The Halloween adventure trail is where the real excitement happens. You can experience the thrill of breaking free from the Science Lab, dive into engaging workshops, and enjoy some seriously spooktacular trick-or-treating. It’s going to be a spooktastic and magical day that’s perfect for everyone!
Halloween Science Lab Escape Quest at Tanglin Mall, 28 to 29 October 2023
20. Haw Ror Villa 2!
27 to 29 October
There’s no place to usher in Halloween vibes than at Haw Par Villa, the outdoor amusement park that offers visitors a little taste of hell according to Chinese mythology. This weekend, expect to be in thrall with sights in store at Hell’s Museum, shop for qurky things at their Shaman’s Market and some ghoulish art jamming workshops.
Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628
21. Day of the Dead at Asian Civilisations Museum
20 October to 5 November
Ever heard of The Day of the Dead? It’s a Mexican celebration that coincides with Halloween. It is a time to remember and celebrate family, friends, and ancestors. Like any other celebration, it is filled with music, food, and festivities. Check out the colourful Day of the Dead installation at the Asian Civilisations Museum’s Contemporary Gallery!
Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
Stay tuned for the latest updates and events happening in Singapore this Halloween 2023!