The Best Parties this Halloween 2012

Halloween is fast approaching. If you’ve got no plans, it’s time to make some. With parties like these, it’s gonna be hard to stay in one piece place. Our advice? Who says you gotta pick just one? Club hop. Now, we’re talking.

 

Chamber of the Damned: The Lockdown

Venture beyond broken barbed wire fences and towers of stone walls that contain an unrecognisable evil so dark and sinister that denizens dare not escape, despite the absence of guards—for a punishment far worse than death await.

Oct 27, 10pm. Rebel Boutique Club, #01-07/08 Blk. C Clarke Quay, The Cannery, 3 River Valley Rd., 6235-2292. $32-35 two drinks included.

 

Eerie Halloween

Celebrate this ghastly festival of spirits and ghouls with special shooters ($10) and cocktails ($14) concocted for Halloween—Bleeder, Blood Grawler, Breaking Dawn, Green Goblin and Twilight. The Halloween set includes their signature roasted pork knuckle (or opt for chicken), beer ice cream and a choice of Halloween drinks—all for $29.90.

Oct 27, 7pm. Paulaner Singapore Clarke Quay, #01-12 Blk B Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Rd., 6338-0480. Free.

 

FrightFest – The Undead Forest

Lurking inside Singapore’s award-winning rainforest beneath the Flyer are resurrected creatures from Dark Water, Dead Silence, and Friday the 13th. Wander around the undead and explore the vampire’s lair where darkness will consume your soul, and a witch corner that will spook you out of your wits.

Oct 26-28, 7:30pm. Singapore Flyer, 30 Raffles Ave., 6734-8829. $15-$50.

 

Ghost Riders’ Night

Embrace superstitions with unearthly concoctions Fluffy Monster, Vampire Kiss and Forever Death and live music by Caffé B’s very own band of Ghost Riders. If you’re in search for a twist on traditional trick-or-treating, this is the event for you—indulge in sinfully scrumptious nibbles and specialty Halloween cocktails.

Oct 27, 6pm. Caffé B, #B1-15 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Ave., 6222-2329. Free.

 

Halloween Horror Nights 2

Unbridle your fears and take on this playground of horrors with five scare zones, three haunted houses and bizarre night attractions in Asia’s largest scare-fest. Come face to face with the sinister Doctor Dementia, The Undertaker and The High Priest as you wander into The Puppet Master’s demented world where victims are tortured into imaginary friends.

Oct 25-28, 8pm. Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway. 6577-8899. $60-68.

 

Hip Hop Halloween

Unleashing more quirkiness than terror, Hip Hop Halloween celebrates awkwardness—ballers style. No bloody messes here, think extraterrestrial flavors with South Bronx boogie for a night that admits all life forms.

Oct 27, 9pm. Loof, #03-07 Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop, 331 North Bridge Rd., 6338-8035. Free.

 

Hotel Halloweird

Check into Hotel Halloweird for the weirdest party of the year—if you’re adverse to the strange and arrestingly freaky. Drink of the night: Belvedere Bloody Mary—how ideal. You can check out anytime you like—just be careful what follows you home.

Oct 27, 10pm. The Butter Factory, #02-02/03/04 One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Rd., 6333-8243. $23-28 two drinks included.

 

Insane Asylum

An obsolete institution to house mental patients who have tried to escape the blood and gore that have resulted in casualties and fatal diseases, Halloween at Filter will be an insomniac night for party-goers. Don’t expect to live leave sober.

Oct 27, 10pm. Filter, #02-05 1 Nanson Rd., [email protected]. Members and guestlist only.

 

Into the Woods

Wade through a dense forest of malevolent dark energy harnessed over centuries of despair and melancholy. Encounter unfathomable creatures and ghouls who never want you to leave as you lose yourself in the forsaken woods. Come dressed to the theme and stand to win a bottle of G.H. Mumm rose champagne, or even three pairs of tickets to the The Bootleg Beatles (Live at MBS).

Oct 27, 9pm. Mulligan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, #01-02A Blk. C Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Rd., 6305-6726. Free.

 

Masquerade Mansion

Set foot into another realm that bridges the space between reality and fantasy—where nothing is quite what it seems; where masked supernatural beauties hide their darkest secrets, only to reveal their true animal instincts deep into the night. Enter a mansion where creatures are ready to play.

Oct 27, 10pm. Mink, G/F Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Blvd., 6734-0205. Members and guestlist only.

 

Night of the Living Bass

Expect dark bass beats and spooky (alcohol) shots as you enter this dungeon lair for the gruesome dead. Crawl in your ghoulish garb and be mummified with twisted horrors of turbo-charged bass carnage.

Oct 27, 10pm. Home Club, #B1-01/06 The Riverwalk, 20 Upper Circular Rd., 6538-2928.  $15 one drink included.

 

Red Lantern Halloween

Get your creep on at the Red Lantern party where Chinese ghosts and supernatural folklore beings scour among the living. Dress in your most ghoulish and spooky self and stand to win a pair of Razer headphones.

Oct 27, 9pm. KU DÉ TA, 57/F Marina Bay Sands Skypark, North Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands, 1 Bayfront Ave., 6688-7688. $38 one drink included.

 

Sentosa Spooktacular

Delve into five trails where Asian spirits and evil phantoms lie in wait to feed off your fear. Experience paranormal activities as Ouija board and haunted army camp victims come out to play—will you survive this land of lost souls?

Oct 26-28, 7pm. Sentosa Spooktacular, Fort Siloso, Siloso Point, 33 Allanbrooke Rd. (Sentosa Island), 6275-0388. $36-48.

 

Superstar: The Queen Of The Damned

Enter the underworld where the queen of the damned presides over the dark bacchanalia, damning dark souls which fail to match her ceremonial finery and those who dare to upstage her. A dungeon filled with cages, spikes, electric chairs and torture paraphernalia, upstage the queen and walk away with up to $1,000 worth of cash prizes.

Oct 28, 10pm. Zirca, #01-02-05 Blk. C The Cannery, Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Rd., 6305-6768. $20 one drink included.

 

The Doll House

Take the puppeteer’s hand and be led into an eerily frightening dollhouse filled with lifelike little dolls made of Victorian wax, Haitian dolls used in voodoo rituals and dolls of the living dead made from the solidified foetus blood. Join the dolls in a best dressed competition and you might just walk away with a pair of air tickets to Budapest, Hungary. Don’t worry, the dolls won’t follow you there.

Oct 27, 9pm. Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim St., 6738-2988. $28-35 two drinks included.

 

The Pangaea Slaughter House

Cross the line and you will never turn back. Tonight, the city’s posh club will ooze with death, gore and murder as dark beauties lay motionless by the lounge, body parts scattered around the floor—welcome to the slaughter house.

Oct 27, 10pm. Pangaea, South Crystal Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave., 8611-7013. Members and guestlist only.

 

The Superstition Ball

A night where the immortals outnumber the living, superstition reigns. If luck be your lady, this Halloween is key. Black cats and spilt salt, bad luck it shall be. Reveal your dark side (in your best costume) and stand to win a grand prize of 3D2N for two at Sri Panwa Luxury Hotel Phuket, $300 The White Rabbit vouchers, X-Mini speakers , Urbanears headset, and a Heineken beer bucket—definitely one of the best prizes up for grabs this Halloween.

Oct 27, 9pm. The White Rabbit, 39C Harding Rd., 6473-9965. Free.

 

Under the Sea

What lies beneath the surface will rise for a night of ghastly horror as demonic angels of the sea, mystical creatures and serpents from the deep rise from 5,000 feet below to prey on the living. Come dressed to the theme and stand to win a bottle of G.H. Mumm rose champagne, or even three pairs of tickets to the The Bootleg Beatles (Live at MBS).

Oct 27, 9pm. Aquanova Restaurant & Bar, #01-03 Blk. C Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Rd., 6305-6768. Free.

 

Zombiepalooza!

Another of Hollywood’s legendary afterlife parties, Avaland brings you a zombie apocalypse that will dominate the living as you thread through the walking dead. Guests in full costumes enjoy free entry before 11:30pm. Best costume wins a round trip VIP weekend to Avalon Hollywood for two.

Oct 27, 10pm. Avalon, Marina Bay Sands, South Crystal Pavillion, 10 Bayfront Ave., 6597-8333. $25-30 one drink included.

 

Mandy Lynn is a dining and lifestyle columnist at Nookmag with an intense passion for food, nightlife, and travel, and loves sharing #foodporn at Gourmet Adventures in her free time.