All your little ghouls and ghosties should be out in force this week… yes, it’s finally time to bust out those witch and monster costumes, Halloween is here! And that means it’s also time for our very special super-spooky Weekender!
Get crafty for Hallowe’en
Start getting in the Hallowe’en spirit with this cool craft workshop hosted at Konzepp. Your little ones can come in costume and get creative – making their very own crazy cup critters with some special spooky touches, and the best creature wins a prize at the end!
When: 30 October, 2-5pm
Where: Konzepp, G/F 50 Tung Street, Sheung Wan
How much: $100 (including art supplies and snack), RSVP to email@example.com
There’s more to bats than turning into vampires – and Hong Kong Wetland Park will teach your littlies all about the furry fanged creatures just in time for spooky season! Learn everything you need to know about the mysterious mammal with interactive games, interesting videos and fun facts, whilst on weekends and public holidays, there are two special craft workshops for kids – Badge-Making and Origami – so you can take a little piece of the experience home with you!
When: Until 31 October, 9am-5pm
Where: Hong Kong Wetland Park, Wetland Park Road, Tin Shui Wai, New Territories, 3152 2666
How much: Adults $30, children $15, children below 3 years old free
Discovery Bay Halloween Carnival
Discovery Bay Plaza have got a day of spooktastic family fun lined up, all with a Halloween theme. There’ll be tonnes of games and activities at both plazas (and a free shuttle bus between them to save mama’s aching feet too!), including a Pumpkin Decoration Craft Corner, Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Trick Or Treat and Ghosts Everywhere to play and pose for photos with.
When: 31 October, 6-10pm
Where: DB Plaza & DB North Plaza, Discovery Bay, 3651 2345
How much: Free entry, $200 spend at designated shops allows for one game ticket redemption, see www.dbnplaza.com.hk for more info.
Theme park thrills!
Hong Kong’s theme parks are pulling out all the stops for their Halloween celebrations, with all manners of monsters and mayhem in store for anyone that dares to drop by! Lose your head at Disneyland’s Haunted Halloween with a Haunted Manor, Cursed Jungle, show-stopping Glow In The Dark Parade, plus all the kids’ favourite characters in Halloween costumes. Ocean Park has a scary line-up of Haunted Houses (including zombie attacks, a haunted bus, and an eerie film studio) plus other spooky shows and treats, and even Madame Tussauds is joining in with a Frankenstein’s Lab of horrors. Ideal for slightly older kids who want to be thrilled and chilled, so you might want to leave any easily-scared tiny tots at home.
When: Until 31 October
Where: Disneyland, Lantau Island; Ocean Park, Aberdeen; Madame Tussauds, The Peak
How much: Adults between $160-399; children aged 3-11 $90-285
Happy Halloween fun
Make sure teenie tinies don’t get left out of the spirit of the season with the Wise-Kids Halloween Party, which includes face-painting, a magic show, games and trick or treat. There are two sessions available – one for babies under 2.5 years old, another for those between 2.5 to 8 years old – so even the littlest littlies won’t miss out!
When: 30 October, 11am-12.30pm (younger session), 4-5.30pm (older session)
Where: Cyberport Wise-Kids Playroom, Shop 201, The Arcade, Cyberport, Pok Fu Lam, 2989 6298
How much: $250 (1 child plus 2 adults)
Don’t forget to check out our great Halloween guide here for other last-minute tips and tricks too!