Halloween 2018 falls on a Wednesday this year, which only really means one thing: we have an excuse to celebrate both on the weekend and during the week. Are you ready to get spooky with it?
Bangkok is buzzing with events to celebrate the scariest day of them all, with a range of parties and activities to ensure you a ghoul time. From spine-tingling cocktail sips to fresh fright bites, we’ve put together a list of the best Halloween parties and haunts you need to check out at the end of this month. Whether you go full Exorcist every year and like to dress up to the nines, or prefer to kick back with some popcorn and a chilling thrilling movie classic, there’s something here for everyone to embrace the spirit(s) and have a spook-tacular time. Happy haunting!
October Halloween Special at the Bangkok Screening Room
When: 27 October and 28 October at 12am
Price: THB 300/movie
Go old school this Halloween and kick back to the creepies with a classic horror movie. Bringing a true cult-horror blast from the past to their theatre, the Bangkok Screening Room will be showing classic Halloween flicks, such as The Evil Dead and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Those who show up in a Halloween costume will also get free popcorn, so it’s definitely worth donning that witch hat and superhero onesie to the show.
Bangkok Screening Room, 1/8-9 Sala Daeng Soi 1, Bangkok, +66 90 906 3888
Drag-ula Halloween 2018 Party at W Bangkok
When: 31 October from 8pm
Price: THB 800 (includes free flow gin or vodka tonics, bubbles, cocktails, and beer)
Inviting you to unveil the diva inside you this Halloween, the W Hotel’s Woobar is hosting a drag queen-themed Halloween party this year, with a special performance by the amazing ‘queen of the night’ Gene Kasidit. Dressing up to drag up the night is highly encouraged, with tunes and beats provided by DJ Groove. Entry includes free flow drinks too, from 8-10pm.
Woobar, G/F, W Bangkok, 106 North Sathorn Rd., Silom, Bangkok, +66 2344 4000
No Escape Halloween Party at Escape
When: 31 October, 5pm onwards
Bangkok’s buzzing Escape is sure to score high on Instagram likes next week. The rooftop bar will be decked out with a creepy Aokigahara forest at the entrance, eerie torture toilets, a scary show girls dancing table top, and a host of terrifying(ly good) entertainment. With various DJs playing old school hip hop, funk, and house music throughout the night, Escape is the place to be seen this Halloween. There’ll also be a whole bunch of prizes given to the best and scariest costumes, so it’s a great excuse to come dressed to shock.
Escape Bangkok, 5/F, The Emquartier, 693 Sukhumvit Rd., Bangkok, +66 2 003 6000
Wild Spooky Rumpus at The Commons
When: 28 October from 10am
Thonglor neighbourhood hangout The Commons is inviting visitors to take part in a whole range of activities this Halloween. Be it trick or treating, a scavenger hunt, workshops, or a little monsters costume contest, the venue will be buzzing with activities for the whole family. There’ll also be a 10-hour DJ marathon to keep the beats going throughout the day (and night), as well as special food vendors selling Halloween-themed treats.
The Commons, 335 Soi Thonglor 17, Wattana, Bangkok, +66 96 556 1596
A Nightmare in Havana
When: 31 October, 6pm-2am
The dead are not quiet at Havana Social. Sukhumvit’s hottest hidden bar is hosting a special Halloween party, featuring exclusive Halloween cocktails, spooky costumes, and boogie downs. There’s also going to be a costume contest, with a fantastic secret prize for the winning outfit. All the best reasons to celebrate the occasion next week – Cuban revolution style!
Havana Social, 1/1 Sukhumvit Rd. Soi 11, Bangkok, +66 061 450 3750
The Demented at Oskar Bistro
When: 31 October
Oskar Bistro throws a Halloween bash every year, and what they’ve got in store for Halloween 2018 is sure to knock it out of the park once again. The venue will be turned into a psych ward with deranged patients and sadistic surgeons for a crazy party of free shots and live DJs. Oskar Bistro probes: “are you demented? Or will you be by the time you leave?” Frightening!
Oskar Bistro, 24 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Bangkok, +66 97 289 4410
Dia de Muertos at Revolucion Cocktail
When: 31 October 7pm – 3am
Price: Free Entry
Celebrate Halloween the Mexican way at Sathorn’s sizzling drinking hotspot Revolucion Cocktail. Featuring live percussion performances and Latin rhythms and beats spun by DJ DaddyRock, immerse yourself in a scary colourful Mexican atmosphere. Those who arrive in a costume will be greeted with a free shot, and makeup artists will be available on site to give you a famous Dia de Los Muertos sugar skull makeover, too.
Revolucion Cocktail, 50 Sathorn Soi 10, Bangkok, +66 2 235 48 23
SO Halloween: Bad Dreams Are Made of This
When: 26 October, 9pm-1am
Price: THB 600 (includes one Halloween drink)
Also inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, SO Sofitel Bangkok is resurrecting the legends for a night to remember. Come dressed to fright and head to the HI-SO Rooftop Bar and party it up with a view of Bangkok’s beautiful Lumpini Park. It’s definitely worth coming in costume too, as there’ll also be a surprise giveaway for the Best Dressed of the night.
HI-SO Rooftop Bar, 30/F, SO Sofitel Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Rd., Bangkok, +66 2 624 0000
American Horror Story at Aqua
When: 31 October, 6pm-11.30pm
Head to Aqua, the courtyard bar at the Anantara Siam Hotel, for a ghoulishly good time this Halloween. Themed after the hit TV series American Horror Story, the costume party held here will feature afterworld-like Halloween décor, as well as an exclusive cocktail list. Sip on the ‘Black Dahlia’ or the ‘Blood Omen’, and be sure to snack on a few of the witchy treats from the devilish menu.
Aqua, Anantara Siam Hotel, 155 Ratchadamri Rd., Bangkok, +66 2126 8866
Cirque Noir Halloween at The Club at Koi
When: 31 October, 9pm onwards
Price: Free entry for ladies (includes free flow from 9-11pm), THB 700 for men (includes one drink)
A collaboration between The Club at Koi and Grey Goose vodka, the renowned Sathorn nightclub is hosting an extravagant party, which will see performances by Halloween-themed characters and the Bangkok invaders crew dropping hip hop and party anthems. Sure to be a wild night, the best part is probably the dress code: Haunted Circus. True horror movie stuff.
The Club at Koi, 39/F, Sathorn Square Building, 98 North Sathorn Rd., Silom, Bangkok, +66 2 108 2005
CHAR Bangkok Halloween Party
When: 31 October 2018, 5pm-1am
Get freaky on top of the city. CHAR Rooftop Bar is looking to thrill and chill you this Halloween, with a menu of specialty spooky cocktails (including a floating finger!). Sure to be a spellbinding experience with a stunning view of the skyline, arrive in Halloween costume and you’ll get to enjoy a complimentary ‘Bloody Spider’ cocktail, too.
CHAR Bangkok, 81 Wireless Rd., Pathumwan, Bangkok, +66 2 207 4999
Black Masquerade at Levels
When: 31 October, 9pm onwards
Price: THB 200 for ladies, THB 300 for men (both include one free drink)
For those who really want to party it up this Halloween, there’s only one true destination. Sukhumvit Soi 11’s Levels has long been known as one of the most happening clubs in town, and with its Black Masquerade Halloween 2018 Party, Bangkok is in for another banger. Resident band Foreign Xchange as well as Swedish DJ duo JRL will be on the music, and makeup artists will also be available throughout the night. The dress code is ‘horror glam’, and entry is free of charge before midnight.
Levels, 6/F, Aloft Hotel, 35 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Bangkok, +66 82 308 3246