Singapore is set to come alive this Halloween with ghostly parties, freaky events and fab-oooh-lous extravaganzas across the island. Enjoy the festivities with friends, family, or solo if you dare! And if you don’t fancy heading to a pre-arranged do, just head to some of Singapore’s most haunted spots. Witching you a happy Halloween!

Family activities

Horror Nights 11 at Universal Studios

Halloween Horror Nights returns to Universal Studios Singapore for some freaky fun. Five haunted houses, three scare zones, two live shows and great dining options await. Macabre creatures wander around scare zones, and the All of Us Are Dead haunted house, in collaboration with Netflix, is particularly spooktacular. For an immersive dining experience, take a seat at. The three-course ‘King Yama’s Feast in Die-ning in Hell’ meal ($148) at the Hollywood China Arcade comes with a side of entertainment that’ll make your blood run cold.
Now until 4 November. Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269.

Silent Disco Party at Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

Get spooked in silence at this Silent Disco Party at Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck. Expect three DJs spinning dance, pop and rock beats under the full moon – of course. Flick between the different sounds – the more terrifying your dance moves, the better!
28 October 2023, 10pm – 2am. Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, Level 56, Tower 3, 10 Bayfront Avenue, 018956. Click here for tickets

Haw Par Villa 

Haw Par Villa is scary at any time of year, but it gets even more so during Halloween in Singapore. On 28 and 29 October, enter if you dare from 7pm till midnight. The park will be lit up with lighting and projections, and there’ll also be a Shaman’s Market at The Sixth Milestone. Stop by for arts and crafts, workshops, tarot readings and a Halloween-themed puzzle hunt.
27 – 29 October 2023. Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, 118628.

Haunted houses

Harrowing Halloween 3 – Singapore Discovery Centre

If your school days were ghastly, you might get some serious flashbacks at Harrowing Halloween, which comes in the shape of a haunted school this year. Creepy corridors, eerie characters, and holographic experiences take place at this haunted house, labyrinth, carnival, interactive scare zone, and escape room. On 21, 28 and 29 October, there’s also a puzzle-mystery.
Now until 29 October 2023, 7 – 11pm. Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road, 638365.

Halloween Scream Fest 2023

Prepare for a hellish interactive experience that will test your courage. This haunted house is a carefully curated nightmare that combines fear, adrenaline, and excitement for a heart-pounding time. Away from the house, you’ll find plenty of Instagram-worthy scenes, stalls, and dining booths to keep you suitably scared.
26 – 29 October, 10.30am – 10pm. D’Marquee Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, 519599. Click here for more

Music extravaganzas

Candlelight Halloween: Best Soundtracks of Tim Burton

Thankfully, there’s nothing distressing about the tunes played at this magical concert – part of the Candlelight series. Enjoy the mysterious sounds of Tim Burton films being played on stage from productions like The Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sweeney Todd, Beetlejuice, Alice in Wonderland, and loads more.
31 October 2023, 7pm or 9pm, Chijmes Hall, #01-28, 30 Victoria Street, 187996. Purchase tickets here

Zouk Presents: A Night to Die For

Zouk is hosting a murder mystery party this Halloween: the Prom Queen’s come to a sticky end and the Prom King has slipped into the night. Meanwhile, a lady in a red kimono is on the run. (Side note: why are they always wearing a red kimono?!). Clues are everywhere, including in the meal. Once the crime is cracked, detectives get to dance the night away.
27 & 28 October 2023, 10pm – 4am; 01-05 to #02-06, 3C River Valley Road, 179022.

Slassy x The Illustrious Blacks & Cirque Le Soir at CE LA VI

CE LA VI goes all out for Halloween. On Friday 27 October there’s brilliant acts and performances by local drag queens with a backdrop of funk, jazz and disco tunes by DJ act The Illustrious Blacks. Come Saturday 28 October, theatrical troupe Cirque Le Soir entertain with eccentric acts like fire-eaters and contortionists.
Slassy x The Illustrious Blacks, 27 October 2023, 10pm – 4am; Cirque Le Soir, 28 October, 10pm – 4am. Ce La Vi, Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, 018971

Out & about…

We’ve all heard stories, reports, and urban legends about Singapore being haunted – but where are the island’s most creepy spots? From derelict hospitals to swimming pools, check out our round-up here.