Spooky season has dawned upon us yet again, and it’s time to dress in your best outfits. Whether you’re taking your young ones trick or treatin’ or going on a Halloween party bash, there are so many ways you can celebrate Halloween this October.
Read on for the most exciting family-friendly Halloween events in town you can take the young ones to.
1. Harrowing Halloween at Singapore Discovery Centre
If you love going to the Singapore Discovery Centre with the kids, here’s one event you can’t miss. From now till 29th October, the centre is transformed into a ghost town, all themed around a school. For $35, you get unlimited entry to the haunted house, maze, interactive scare zone, iWERKS, XD Theatre, and other fringe activities.
For a good shot of nostalgia, head to The CCA Carnival at the Parade Square. This is where you can try out some carnival games and grab a quick snack before heading back to the haunted houses and scare zones. Alternatively, add on $30 for an escape room experience at Black Lake Facility.
For more info, visit here. 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365
2. Yokai Halloween 2023
For those spending Halloween in the Orchard area, Science Lab Escape Quest at Tanglin Mall may be what you’re looking for. As part of their Halloween Adventure Trail taking place from 12pm-6pm, the whole fam will get to take part in engaging workshops and even trick-or-treating.
Catch a mystical magic show by Magic of Ian from 28th-20th October at 2pm and get matching manicures with the kids at Spooky Kids Nail Art by Elegant Nails on both days. And of course, what’s a Halloween event without a best dressed contest? Head down from 2.30pm-5.30pm on 29th October and stand a chance to win 2D1N stay at JEN Singapore Tanglin, J65 International Seafood Dinner Buffer, or Great Rewards Points. But don’t forget to pre-register online before going.
For more info, visit here. 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933
4. Pororo Park Singapore – Trick Rawr Treat
The words “Halloween” and “adorable” are rarely seen together — but Pororo Park Singapore’s Trick Rawr Treat event is exactly that. It’s taking place just for one weekend from 28th-29th October at this kid-friendly attraction in Marina Square.
The young ones will love trying their hand out at Trick-or-Treat Play Stations, where they get to visit the themed stations to collect some sweet treats. Those who are more artsy can take part in the Halloween Dance and Sing-Along Sessions as they groove to the beats and sing along to their favourite tunes.
General admission for a child and adult starts at $38 for kids below 12; and you’ll just have to top up $10 for each additional adult.
For more info, visit here. Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
5. Halloween Party Bash @ The Polliwogs
Everyone’s favourite indoor playground, The Polliwogs, is having its Halloween Party Bash on 28th October. The mascot Larry, along with the mischievous Wizard, invites you and your family to embark on a mission in Polliwogs Town, where you’ll have to take on challenges, solve puzzles, and even go on a monster chase.
At the end of the journey, you might just find yourself in a candy wonderland with sweets and chocolates raining down from the “sky”. Tickets cost $68 for a kid and an adult bundle. Plus, you might stand a chance to win lucky draw prizes worth up to $1,000.
For more info, visit here. 1 HarbourFront Walk, #03-12 VivoCity, Singapore 098585
6. A Halloween Tale at CQ @ Clarke Quay
For a lineup of activities by the river, check out A Halloween Tale at CQ @ Clarke Quay. If you’re looking for daytime Halloween events, it’s happening for one day only on 28th October with a line-up of events for the whole fam. Plus, entry is free.
Let your creative juices flow at Ophelia Hall Window Coaster Colouring Workshop or embark on a scavenger hunt for a chance to win attractive prizes. Stay till after sunset for a party with tunes by local band O.K Ready! and beats by DJ Boi Kay, a Cuba Libre Resident DJ.
For more info, visit here. Fountain Square @ Clarke Quay
7. Trick or Thrills at Universal Studios Singapore
It’s no secret that Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Singapore is the quintessential Halloween event in Singapore. But if scare actors chasing you around is too creepy for the fam, there’s also the kid-friendly Trick or Thrills happening from now till 5th November.
The kiddos will be thrilled to get photo ops with beloved characters such as Minion Monster, Sesame Street’s Count, and Cookie Monster. Don’t miss The Candy Conquest, an exciting dance battle and percussion show, and keep an eye out for the roving candy ambassadors while at it. For some souvenirs like character pins and treats to take home, try your hand at the capsule machine.
For more info, visit here. 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
8. Haw-Ror Villa 2
Remember primary school excursions to Haw Par Villa in the past? Well, you get to relive those days at Haw Ror Villa, its Halloween event taking place from 27th-29th October this year. Spend a night at Hell’s Museum and walk through the infamous 10 Courts of Hell till midnight on those dates.
For a more lighthearted experience, take the kids to Ransack: Pepper’s Puzzle Hunt, where they’ll follow Pepper the dinosaur as he sets on a spooky-themed puzzle hunt, or boogie at a silent disco party at Secret Sunset Full Moon Halloween from 6.30pm-7.30pm on 29th October.
For more info, visit here. 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118628