“When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.” This quote, from the cover of a blank novelty notebook designed as a witch’s journal, reminds us that the season for ghostly costumes, pumpkin-carving, haunted houses, and trick-or-treating is near. Get your broomsticks ready for plenty of kooky kid-friendly Halloween 2022 fun awaiting the whole family in Singapore and beyond!
HALLOWEEN 2022 KOOKY KID-FRIENDLY FUN IN SINGAPORE
Trick or Thrills at Universal Studios Singapore
While Universal Studios Singapore plays host to Halloween Horror Nights 10 after dark, it hasn’t forgotten the little ones. In broad daylight, the whole family can meet-and-greet Minion Monsters, Gru’s Girls, and Madagascar’s Alex, Gloria, and King Julien. Join in an extravagant park-wide procession and collect sweet treats from the Sweet & Sour Squad. Then groove to the Rock N’ Trolls show and wander through Sesame Street’s Fortress of Fun. P.S. The best Halloween costumes stand a chance to win attractive prizes!
Where Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa
When 11am – 6pm, now till 6 November (closed on Mondays & Tuesdays except public holidays)
How much $58 per child | $68 per adult (promotional packages available)
S.E.A. Aquarium’s Deep Boo Sea
Dive into shadowy Undersea Neighbourhoods over at S.E.A. Aquarium and embark on the Trick-or-Treat Trail. As you uncover spooky secrets hiding amid Sea Jellies, Quirky Critters and Creepy Corals, test your knowledge in the Scare-arium Fun Sheet. Along the way, kids can fill their complimentary pumpkin buckets with treats from Candy Ambassadors. Skeleton Divers in the Open Ocean Habitat and S.E.A. Aquarium’s monstrously cute manta mascots in Halloween costumes also await!
Where S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
When 10am – 5pm, now till 8 November (closed on Wednesdays & Thursdays except public holidays)
How much $41 per child | $51 per adult (promotional packages available)
Museum of I Scream
Put on your spookiest costume and get ready for an adventure that will surely give you chills. Because Museum of Ice Cream is transforming into Museum of I Scream! Scoop up the creamiest Halloween experience with the sweetest people in your life with unlimited Trick-or-Sweets. As you creep through 14 spook-ified interactive installations, expect a totally un-cone-ventional adventure. Keep an eye out for candy cauldrons and all-you-can-slurp chilly confections!
Where Museum of Ice Cream, 100 Loewen Road
When 1 to 30 October
How much From $40 per person
Harrowing Halloween 2 at Singapore Discovery Centre
The second edition of Harrowing Halloween lands at Singapore Discovery Centre. Start at Terminal 6: Departure Hall for scarily good pre-flight food and drinks. Explore superstitions from different cultures at Block 444 and face creepy-crawlies at the Does It Bug You? Special Exhibition. Take a breather at Transit Lounge, with fringe activities including games, crafts, trail, and temporary tattoos. Do note that certain sections, such as Flight 013 and the After Dark Tour:
Law Lore of a Hungry Ghost, are recommended for ages 13 and above.
Where Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road
When 7pm – 11pm on 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 & 30 October
How much From $20 per person (20% discount for SDC members & SP students)
AMPED Zombie Zoo
Oh dear! The zoo animals have turned into zombies! Bounce into the Zombie Zoo and use your brains and brawns to overcome the evil residing in the park. Visit each enclosure in this Halloween trampoline adventure to complete wild challenges and win exciting games to help return AMPED Zoo to its former glory. Remember to come in your favourite animal costumes to impress Zala the Zookeeper too. You may get some extra candy for your efforts.
Where AMPED Trampoline Park, 46 Kim Yam Road
When 10am – 8pm, 21 to 23 & 28 to 30 October
How much $49 per person
SuperPark Singapore’s SuperSpook 2022
The iconic scare event by SuperPark Singapore is back with new experiences to bring fans’ worst nightmares to life. For grown-ups, the Skate and Scoot Park transforms into a spooky haunted maze. Expect bloodcurdling and gruesome encounters behind the wholesome façade of a local ‘Mama Shop’. For the juniors, a pumpkin-themed bouncy castle enhances the Kids Gym area for all-day play. Challenge friends and family to carnival games such as Flipping Prata and Me(e) Siam! at the Futsal Court too.
Where SuperPark Singapore, #02-477 Suntec City Mall (North Wing)
When 5.30pm – 10pm, 21 to 23 & 28 to 30 October
How much $45 per person (promotional packages available)
PAssion Wave presents Horrors By The Water
Families can look forward to spooky activities in PAssion Wave @ Jurong Lake Gardens’ first-ever Halloween kayaking event. Partake in spine-chilling fun with Kayak ‘N’ Scream, a twist on PAssion Wave’s signature Kayak ‘N’ Klean activity. Afterwards, follow the eerie trail to explore the carnival booths at SCARE-NIVAL. End your day of Horrors By The Water with a horror movie screening. Remember to show up in your most sustainable and creative costumes to win prizes!
Where PAssion Wave @ Jurong Lake Gardens, 100 Yuan Ching Road
When 3pm – 9.30pm, 29 October
How much Free admission (some ticketed activities)
Candlelight Halloween: A Chilling Evening
Embark on a chilling outdoor Candlelight special at folklore theme park Haw Par Villa. Surrounded by statues and dioramas telling of Chinese mythology and legends, an amalgamation of classic and modern music takes centrestage. Expect iconic scores from Stranger Things, The Addams Family, Thriller by Michael Jackson, “Hedwig’s Theme” from the Harry Potter movies, and the like. As you bask in the warm glow of candlelight, this unconventional Halloween experience is not to be missed. Children must be 8 years and older.
Where Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Road
When 7pm & 9pm, 29 October
How much $45 per person (includes admission to Hell’s Museum, valid till 31 December 2022)
Halloween 2D1N Amazing Race with Mindful Space
For Halloween 2022, Mindful Space invites families to join them on a very special overnight adventure. The fun begins with an outdoor amazing race, followed by a barbecue dinner in the evening. Later, explore the shore by torchlight and discover weird and wonderful marine life on an intertidal beach walk. After breakfast the next morning, take part in family yoga and a crafting session before checking out. The ticket price includes two meals, a night’s stay at Netheravon Terrace, and personal accident insurance.
Where Netheravon Terrace, 25 Netheravon Road
When 29 to 30 October
How much From $650 per family (up to 3 persons) | $70 per additional person
VCHpresents Organ: Halloween Night
From whispering wails to ghastly groans, no instrument evokes gothic gloom like the pipe organ. Let organist Loraine Muthiah send musical shivers down your spine in this Halloween Night edition of VCHpresents Organ. She’ll be performing works of classic composers such as Toccata and Fugue by J.S. Bach. The repertoire also includes a new commission by renowned Singaporean musician and composer Toh Tze Chin. Do note that children must be at least seven years old to attend.
Where Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Place
When 8pm, 29 October | 4pm, 30 October
How much $5 per adult (20% discount for students & seniors)
Episode Junior: Halloween Kids Blitz 2022
Get ready for celebrations under the night sky at Episode’s first-ever Halloween experience at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay. Expect a spooktacular good time with a huge picnic, Instagram-worthy photo spots, outlandish displays, and ginormous stilt-walkers. There’ll be fun games and activities for everyone, from Halloween crafts for the kids to a pumpkin sweep contest. Dress in your Halloween best for Episode’s Hall of Fame and try your luck at eight claw machines. Awesome prizes await!
Where Gardens by the Bay, 31 Marina Park
When 12nn – 9pm, 30 October
How much $8 per person ($5 early bird tickets till 30 September)
HALLOWEEN 2022 KOOKY KID-FRIENDLY FUN BEYOND OUR SHORES
LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort’s Brick-or-Treat Halloween Monster Party
Across the Causeway, LEGO® Monsters are taking over LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort, and kids 3 to 11 years go free! Simply be fully dressed in Halloween costume and accompanied by an adult with a full-priced ticket. In Operation Monster Squad, mimic the walk, grumble, and dance of a monster to win special treats. More highlights include photo ops with monsters-on-stilts, scavenger hunt, and a two-hour Monster Party every Friday and Saturday. You’ll also get to catch the new 4D movie “The Great Monster Chase!”
Where 7 Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini Iskandar Malaysia, 79250 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia
When Fridays to Sundays, 7 October to 6 November
How much From RM199 (about S$62) per adult
Resorts World Cruises’ Clowning Around Halloween Cruises
Experience Halloween at sea with Resorts World Cruises’ ‘Clowning Around’ thematic cruise aboard the Genting Dream. The ship turns into a house of horrors with spooky cabin decorations and ghoulish grub at the restaurants. While the grownups run from evil clowns in the Horror Maze, kids will have a blast with not-so-spooky activities. These include bowling over clowns, bean bag toss, and making eyeball slime. They can snag a take-home souvenir in the Halloween UFO catcher too.
Where Genting Dream
When 16 October to 2 November
How much From $210 for a 2-night weekend cruise for 2 persons
*STAYHOME BONUS* A Fa-boo-lous October on Netflix
Staying home and under the covers instead? Then brace for a frightfully fang-tastic selection of shows for the whole family. Journey into an epic fantasy world with The School for Good and Evil, or follow a father-daughter pair as they try to save their town in The Curse of Bridge Hollow. More kid-friendly magical fun awaits in Waffles + Mochi’s Restaurant, Wendell and Wild, and Daniel Spellbound. Prepare for these and more enchanting new (tricks or) treats as you Netflix with chills over Halloween 2022.
Featured image: Museum of Ice Cream