Spook-tober Thrills: 15 Halloween Events For Some Freaky Fun

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Halloween (31 October) is almost here, and it’s time to put your bravery to the test. Brace yourself for a deluge of hair-raising haunted houses, shows, and exhibits! For those with young children, we’ve got you covered as well with family-friendly activities. Read on for our roundup of Halloween events in Singapore for kids and adults in 2023!

Scare yourself silly at these Halloween events in Singapore (2023)

1. Halloween Horror Nights 11 Singapore 

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Evil is knocking. Halloween Horror Nights Singapore is back and stronger than ever for its eleventh run in 2023! With not three, but five haunted houses and three scare zones this time, you’ll be in for a thrilling threat. This year, Universal Studios has partnered up with The Weeknd to create the haunted house, The Weeknd: After Hours Til Dawn Nightmare. Visitors can expect to find themselves trapped in rooms inspired by the singer’s Dawn FM and After Hours albums. That’s not all – Universal Studios and Netflix have joined hands to bring the hit Netflix series, All of Us Are Dead to Halloween Horror Nights Singapore 2023! Avid fans of the South Korean series can look forward to characters like Yoon Gwi-nam when you visit the themed haunted house.

As one of the most highly-anticipated Halloween events in Singapore, you can also expect more local-themed haunted houses like DIYU: Descent into Hell and Rebirth of the Matriarch for Halloween Horror Nights Singapore 2023. If you dig thrilling experiences at haunted houses, or screaming your lungs out at jump scares, don’t miss out on this Halloween event at Universal Studios. Get your Halloween Horror Nights Singapore 2023 tickets (available on DirectConnect Official Store) ASAP before they’re sold out!

Pro Tip: Do note that Halloween Horror Nights Singapore is not recommended for children below 13 years old. In addition, wearing Halloween costumes and full-face masks are not allowed at HHN! 

Address: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Dates: 29 September – 4 November 2023
Time: 7.30pm – 12.30am (non-peak), 7.30pm – 1.30am (peak)
Price: $79 (non-peak), $89 (peak), $416 (Frights for Four package), $349 (R.I.P tour)

2. Harrowing Halloween 3

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Take a chilling trip down memory lane with this year’s Harrowing Halloween 3 by the Singapore Discovery Centre! It’s back to school after hours, but with a sinister twist. From braving the haunted classroom block of L.L.E.H, to making your way through a Labyrinth of Lost Souls, your night at the Singapore Discovery Centre will keep you on your toes! Apart from these themed houses, you can also look forward to the Lost In Fear XD Ride, or watch a selection of short horror films by DreadFlix. Simply get your Harrowing Halloween 3 tickets (available on Ticketlah Official Store) to secure your spot for this event. For an even better experience, you can try breaking free from the Black Lake Facility escape room with an additional top-up of $30! This is definitely one of the best Halloween events to look out for in Singapore in 2023! 

Address: Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365
Dates: 30 September and 6 – 7, 13, 20 – 21, 27 – 29 October 2023
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Price: From $35

3. Walk With Ghosts: Old Changi Tour in Singapore

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Led by the host of Supernatural Confessions, a local podcast, the Walk With Ghosts tour is not recommended for the faint of heart! This night-time tour will take you on a journey to visit some of the spookiest spots in Changi: from the famed Old Changi Hospital and old military buildings left behind by the British, to the site of the horrific Sook Ching Massacre. Your tour guides will also be well equipped with an arsenal of local folklore and urban legends from the area, many of which are bound to leave a chill down your spines! If you’re looking to experience something authentic and local in the spirit of Halloween, this is a bi-weekly event that you can join in Singapore in 2023.

Address: Along Loyang Avenue (depart from Changi Ferry Point Terminal)
Dates: Every Thursday and Saturday
Time: 7.30pm – 10.15pm
Price: From $85

4. Halloween Scream Fest 2023

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Gear up for one of the most exciting Halloween events taking place in Singapore this year – the Halloween Scream Fest 2023! Dubbed a “carefully curated nightmare”, the Halloween Scream Fest 2023 is a haunted house experience that’s going to raise the hairs on the back of your neck. In fact, the sets are so realistic, they’re actually Instagram-worthy! If you and your friends manage to make it out alive, don’t miss out on the free photo-taking service by the event. Hurry up and purchase your tickets, as they’re limited. Haunted house time slots have also been restricted to certain hours of the day!

Address: D’Marquee, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Dates: 26 – 29 October 2023
Time: 10.30am to 10pm
Price: From $48

5. Hell’s Museum @ Haw Par Villa 

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Would you pay money to go to hell? Well, not literally of course. We’re talking about going to Hell’s Museum at Haw Par Villa as a Halloween activity in Singapore! While the museum is open all year round, we think there’s no better time to visit than in October to busk in the creepy festivities. Here, you get to learn more about the infamous 10 Courts of Hell and discover concepts behind the graphic representations of sins and punishments in the afterlife from the different major belief systems. With many picture opportunities of Chinese deities both indoors and outdoors, it’s certainly a Halloween event to look forward to in Singapore this 2023!

Address: Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118628
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm
Price: $10 (child), $18 (adults)

*NOTE: This activity is not recommended for children under 9 years old

6. Stranger Things: The Encounter

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For fans of the Netflix hit show, Stranger Things, who haven’t experienced Stranger Things: The Encounter, this is the perfect chance to! Take this opportunity to pregame your Halloween festivities with this event exclusive to Singapore – as of 2023, it’s the only pop-up event of its kind in Asia! Step into iconic sets from the show, including Palace Arcade, Starcourt Mall, Hellfire Club, Joyce’s House, The Lab, and of course, The Upside Down, and the infamous Creel House. When you enter The toxic hellscape that is the Upside Down, you might just encounter murderous creatures and even Vecna himself!

When you purchase your XPASS ticket, you’ll be able to customise it with digital collectibles you can collect during the entire experience, and get to print your customised XPASS design on a T-Shirt or tote bag that you can bring home. You can also upgrade your XPASS to get the exclusive Stranger Things Hellfire Club Cap and T-Shirt!

Address: Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street, #02-01, Singapore 188067
Opening Hours: Until 1 October 2023
Price: From $39

Indulge in the magic of music at these Halloween events in Singapore (2023)

7. A Haunted Halloween Hymn

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Prefer a laid-back Halloween activity that doesn’t involve horror or suspense? Sit back, relax, and immerse in soul-stirring melodies instead at A Haunted Halloween Hymn, an event at the Victoria Concert Hall this 2023! The Singapore Symphony Chorus will be bringing you pieces from Dan Forrest, Wojciech Kilar, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and more. They’ll also be joined by organist and host, Lorraine Muthiah. If you’re a fan of Halloween and these musical repertoires, this would be a perfect themed idea for October. To make things even better, it’s only $10 – you’ll just have to register beforehand to secure your seats!

Address: Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Place, #01-02, Singapore 179558
Dates: 28 – 29 October 2023
Time: 7.30pm (28 October 2023), 4pm (29 October 2023)
Price: $10

8. Candlelight Halloween: Best Soundtracks of Tim Burton

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If you’re a fan of Halloween and music, immerse yourself in the soundtracks to Tim Burton’s most celebrated films at this event – Candlelight Halloween: Best Soundtracks of Tim Burton. Revered for his gothic films and animations, Tim Burton is the man behind iconic motion pictures like Corpse Bride, Edward Scissorhands, Alice in the Wonderland, Batman, and more! To add to the Halloween-themed music, the Chijmes Hall will be filled with the warm glow of pillar candles, creating an eerie yet dreamy ambience for the audience. This definitely one of the best Halloween events to attend in Singapore this 2023. Be prepared to lose yourselves in a rhapsody of horror, fantasy, and maybe even romance!

Address: 30 Victoria Street, #01-28, CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Dates: 31 October 2023
Time: 7pm – 8pm, 9pm – 10pm
Price: From $39

9. IT’S THE SHIP Party Cruise Singapore 2023

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Boo-gie and party the night away aboard the IT’S THE SHIP Party Cruise, Asia’s largest festival at sea. Lasting three days and two nights from 1st to 3rd November, enjoy a different spooky experience every night aboard this cruise. Between the themed days Full Moon: Creatures of the Night and Día de los Muertos, you’ll get to rave at exciting parties. Get into the Halloween spirit with music and mind blowing sets from DJs around the world. Apart from the spine-chilling excitement at night, you’ll get access to all the facilities aboard the Genting Dream, including a round-the-clock buffet at Lido!

Dates: 1 – 3 November 2023
Price: From $816.29

Enjoy a little BOO! at these Halloween activities in Singapore for kids (2023)

10. Trick Or Thrills At Universal Studios

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In October, it’ll be Halloween Horror Nights by night, and Trick Or Thrills by day over at Universal Studios Singapore. For those with young kids, this Halloween event in Singapore will make for a great weekend activity this 2023! The little ones can have a ball of time catching the dance-off between The Candy Crooks and The Lolly Bandits. Psst, they might even choose a best-dressed winner from the crowd. In true Halloween spirit, kiddos will also get to trick or treat with Universal stars who will be dressed in themed Halloween costumes, so get ready for your Halloween baskets to receive them! In true Halloween spirit, kiddos will also get to trick or treat with Universal stars who will be dressed in themed costumes! They can look forward to meeting Gru’s Girls and Minion Monsters too!

Address: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Dates: Until 5 November 2023
Time: 11am – 6pm
Price: $76 (child), $98 (adult)

11. Yishun GreenWalk – Happy Halloween Trick or Treat walk

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As part of Yishun GreenWalk’s Halloween celebrations this year, the resident’s network is holding their very first Happy Halloween Trick or Treat walk! Families with young children can look forward to collecting Halloween candy and snacks on this walk, but do remember to pick up your Trick and Treat bag and map at Yishun Greenwalk RN before beginning your sweet Halloween journey! If you don’t live nearby, fret not. Apart from Yishun, OnePA will also be holding neighbourhood Halloween events in other locations across Singapore this 2023 – Namly Park, Compassvale Place, Tampines, Yio Chu Kang, and more. To register for these events, head to OnePA’s website for more details on their ticketing and availability. 

Address: 317B Yishun Avenue 9, Singapore 762317
Dates: 21 October 2023
Time: 7 – 10pm

12. Opera Estate Trick Or Treat

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Before Yishun GreenWalk’s trick-or-treat event, there’s another much more well-known event in Singapore! Wondering if there’s trick or treating in Singapore? Avid Halloween junkies will know that over at Opera Estate, Trick Or Treat is an annual Halloween event that the young’ uns can enjoy in Singapore this 2023. The organising committee links up with people who would like to welcome trick-or-treaters at their homes. These houses will then be available for children to knock on. Get their favourite Halloween costumes ready to hit the streets for candy

Address: Opera Estate, Singapore
Date: 28 October 2023
Time: TBC
Price: Free

13. Museum of Ice Cream: I Scream 

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‘I scream for ice cream has never gotten more literal than this! The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) will be organising one of the most highly-anticipated Halloween events in Singapore this October 2023. At this kids-friendly event, your little ones can dress up for the occasion and explore over a dozen interactive installations. This includes a mysterious ice cream fortune teller who’s set up camp in a creepy corner. There will also be sweet treats at the museum’s Apothecary Lab which will serve up a slew of sips and tasty concoctions. We recommend trying the exclusive Graveyard Sundae and Haunted Milkshake for a taste of your sweetest nightmare!

Address: Museum Of Ice Cream, 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
Dates: 1 – 30 October 2023 (Wednesday – Monday)
Time: 10am – 6pm (Monday, Wednesday), 10am – 9pm (Thursday – Sunday)
Price: From $40

Bonus: Fun Halloween activities in Malaysia (2023)

14. Legoland Halloween Brick-or-Treat Monster Party

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Planning a list of things to do in JB? Then you’ve got to include Legoland on your itinerary. Specifically, this October is a good time to pop by the theme park to participate in their Brick-or-Treat Monster Party. At this Halloween event in Malaysia, you get to watch a new 4D movie ‘The Great Monster Chase’ and take pictures with fantastic LEGO Halloween decorations. There is also a Halloween monster disguise costume contest where you can show off your zaniest and silliest outfits. All that’s left is for you to purchase your Legoland Malaysia Tickets (available on NPN Travel) at great promo deals! 

Address: 7, Persiaran Medini Utara 3, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours:
Fri – Sat: 10am – 8pm
Sun – Thu: 10am – 6pm (Closed on Wednesdays)
Price: From $45.40

15. Sunway Lagoon Nights of Fright 9  

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If you’re thinking of taking a Malaysia road trip to celebrate Halloween this year, you might want to consider the Nights of Fright 9 by Sunway Lagoon. Just hearing the name of the festival makes me want to crawl back into the comforts of my home – and rightfully so. This Halloween event in Malaysia includes a whopping eight haunted houses, a haunted theatre, two scare zones, eleven thrill rides, and two exciting performances by the attraction! This annual Halloween event in Malaysia has really outdone themselves this year with the jam-packed itinerary. In fact, one night probably isn’t enough for you to cover all the scare houses and attractions. This Halloween, get ready to experience the thrill of your life with Night of Fright 9 in Malaysia. Simply purchase your tickets for Sunway Lagoon (available on NPN Travel) online now!

Address: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Date: 29 September – 31 October 2023, Friday – Sunday
Time:  7.30pm – 11.30pm
Price: From RM98 (approximately SGD28.44)

Do people go trick-or-treating in Singapore?

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While trick-or-treating is not a widely practised tradition in Singapore, there are a few neighbourhoods that are known for welcoming trick-or-treaters in the spirit of Halloween. This includes Opera Estate, Woodlands, and Chip Bee Gardens. In general, your best bet would be areas with low-rise terrace houses and bungalows. 

Have a spook-tacular time at these Halloween events in Singapore (2023)

From spine-thrilling scarefests to family-friendly fun, have a ghastly good time at these Halloween events in Singapore in 2023! Heading to one with best-dressed prizes to be won? Get some inspiration from our lists of Netflix-inspired Halloween costumes and kids’ halloween costume ideas to spook things up. And if you have furballs, let them join in on the festivities too. Here are some Halloween costumes for pets that are super cute and adorable! 

This article was updated on 20 September 2023. Additional research done by Foo Pei Shi