Have you boo-ked your Halloween activities yet? Whether you’re big or small there are plenty of tricks and treats to be found in Hong Kong this spooky season, with activities for mini ghosts and witches and options for grown-up ghouls who like to scare up a good time. Here’s a selection of what’s on offer:
Disneyland Halloween Time
Disneyland transforms from the ‘happiest place on earth’ to the spookiest with Main Street decked out with Halloween decorations and the regular daily parades replaced with special parades featuring Disney villains, such as Maleficent. There will also be a special Maze of Madness and trick-or-treating in the Halloween Time Festival Gardens.
Where: Hong Kong Disneyland
When: Daily, 10.30am-11pm. Until 31 October.
Ocean Park Halloween Fest
Ocean Park’s Halloween Fest is back with a huge array of Halloween attractions and activities. This year they have teamed with Sanrio, and are holding Hong Kong’s largest ever Sanrio-themed “HELLO-ween” party. Younger visitors will love the special haunted feast menu items.
Where: Ocean Park Rd, Aberdeen
When: Daily, 10am-6pm. Until 31 October.
Indoor activity park SuperPark will have Halloween themed activities during the lead-up to Halloween. Guests will get Halloween-themed stickers and candies, and there will be a regular SuperGhost Challenge. There’s also an Instagram costume comp!
Where: SuperPark Hong Kong, G/F, One SilverSea, 18 Hoi Fai Road, Kowloon (near Olympian City)
When: Until 31 October
Amoy Plaza Halloween Haunted Inflatable Wonderland
Amoy Plaza will be transformed into a “Haunted Inflatable Wonderland” until October 31, with fun and exciting giant inflatables awaiting children and grown-ups alike, ready to embark on a bouncy adventure!
Where: Amoy Plaza, 77 Ngau Tau Kok Road, Kowloon Bay
When: Until 31 October
Halloween Bash at TokyoLima
Bring the little horrors to TokyoLima for a Halloween bash with a family-friendly Nikkei inspired brunch. The Kid’s Corner features usual favourites such as drawing paper and crayons, a mini basketball hoop and toys galore, as well as a special Halloween face-paint and trick-or-treat station. Put the kids in their spookiest costumes and bring them to TokyoLima to shriek with excitement.
Where: G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
When: 12pm-2.30pm, 27 October
HKIS Annual Pumpkin Festival
The Pumpkin Festival is fun for the entire family with a pumpkin patch (choose and take home your very own pumpkin!), a bouncy castle and slide, games with prizes, a talent show, a used-book fair, Boo-tique shopping, food, and more. Admission is free for this event and complimentary bus transportation is provided to and from the event (note that there is no parking on site at the event).
Where: 700 Reservoir Road (HKIS Middle School), Tai Tam
When: 11am–3pm, 20 October
Ophelia’s Mayhem at the Madhouse Halloween Party
Get set for Hong Kong’s most outrageous Halloween party at Ophelia’s. Pull out your best costume and prepare for deadly dancers and live performances, insane freak shows and prizes for the craziest costumes. There will be killer cocktails and cool beats. Free admission for all freaks in costume.
Where: Shop No. 39A, 1/F, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road, Wan Chai
When: From 6pm, 27 October
Happy Halloween at Epicland
Where: Epicland, North Plaza, Discovery Bay
When: Until 10pm, 27 October
Dead Not Alive Halloween Party
One of Hong Kong’s biggest Halloween parties, Dead Not Alive, is on again – but this year at a secret location! Expect DJs, dancers, and activities all capped off by celebrity guests.
Where: Secret location
When: From 8pm, 27 October
Aqua Scary Mary Poppins Halloween Party
Aqua’s Scary Mary Poppins Halloween Party is set to be a spectacular affair, held on Saturday, 27 October from 10.30pm until late. Join the fun of this theatrical Halloween event. The late night party will have DJs, cocktails and professional make-up artists on hand to create your Day of the Dead style Halloween character of choice.
Where: Aqua Spirit, 29-30/F, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
When: From 10.30pm, 27 October
FRITES Halloween Kids Party
FRITES will host a spooky magic show for Halloween. The kid’s areas in each restaurant will be transformed into fun wonderlands with the show starting at 2pm. Dress up in your favourite Halloween costume for the chance to win the grand prize. There will also be free ice cream and Halloween candies for the kids.
Where: All Frites locations
When: 12pm-5pm, 28 October. Lunch bookings are essential from 12pm.
Bookazine Children’s Bookfest
Are you ready to read, listen, get creative and have spooky fun? Then visit the Halloween-themed Bookfest or “Boofest” at Bookazine in Repulse Bay. Little ones can get the chance to meet the Gruffalo, enjoy the outdoor library as well as hands-on crafts while older ones will be on the hunt for Harry Potter characters to win a bag full of surprises or they will get some chills in the haunted house. It’s suitable for ages three to 12.
Where: The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road
When: 2pm–5.30pm, 27 October
Hello Harry, Halloween! The Hong Kong Philharmonic Halloween
Dress in your Halloween finest and listen to some of the scariest classical music, including music from Harry Potter and Coco. Alongside conductor Lio Kuok-man, the HKPhil welcomes back Harry Wong. Be transported into the world of witches, goblins, mystery and magic. A classic Halloween not to be missed.
Where: Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium
When: Saturday (8pm) & Sunday (3pm), 27-28 October
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