Horror houses and scare fests are all well and good when you’re a footloose teenager or fancy-free young adult. But once you get promoted to parenthood, it’s time to replace Annabelle and Chucky with Cookie Monster and Sulley. Get creative with those costumes as we find you hair-raising happenings and fa-boo-lous feasts for a suitably kid-friendly Halloween 2021.
HALLOWEEN 2021 HAIR-RAISING HAPPENINGS
Trick or Thrills at Universal Studios Singapore
Embark on a fun and exciting trick-or-treating adventure with the return of Trail of Treats at Universal Studios Singapore. Welcome Illumination’s new Wolfman Minion with a howl as he appears alongside other Minion Monsters during “Minion Monsters Tricky Treats”. Then meet-and-greet with Count von Count, Cookie Monster, and Abby Cadabby in the Sesame Street Candy Cavalcade. Show up in your Halloween best and stand to win prizes!
Where Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa
When Now till 7 November
How much From $67 per adult | From $57 per child (promotional prices including vouchers and freebies)
S.E.A Aquarium’s Fin-tastic Friends Bring You Frights and Fun
Creep along and play a song on the mysterious musical walkway — the kiddos might recognise a familiar, favourite tune! Then learn fascinating facts about ‘scary’ sharks and save the seas in an interactive game. Hunt down candy ambassadors for some trick-or-treating, and get wefies with Mummy Shark, Daddy Shark, Baby Shark, and Pinkfong too!
Where S.E.A Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
When Now till 10 November
How much From $32 per adult | From $23 per child (promotional prices including vouchers and freebies)
Museum of Ice Cream Singapore presents Halloween at The Museum
No tricks, just treats. The Museum of Ice Cream Singapore invites you to come in costume to celebrate Halloween at The Museum. Its 14 magical installations will be transforming into a haunted town and there’ll be fun activities too. Can you think of a better destination for trick-or-treating with exclusive spooktacular ice cream treats? Yes, tickets include unlimited chilly treats! Admission is free for little ones two years and below.
Where 100 Loewen Road
When 28 to 31 October
How much $42 per person | $80 for groups of 2 or 3
(See also: Museum of Ice Cream Singapore: Highlights & Delights)
The Tiara Society presents Once Upon a Halloween
Step into the mysterious realm of Alice in Wonderland and discover the enchanting world of Harry Potter. Then embark on a mystical journey with Maleficent and get kooky and spooky with The Addams Family. It’s all happening at Once Upon a Halloween by The Tiara Society. Expect exciting party games, funky dance grooves, yummy themed desserts, and plenty of unique photo ops too.
Where #02-02 Coastal Playgrove, 302 East Coast Road
When 29 to 31 October
How much $45 per person
Pororo Park Singapore presents Family Halloween Funday
Fans of Pororo and friends, dress in your creepy-cute best and head down to Pororo Park Singapore this Halloween. Have fun at the Spider Web, Ring Toss, and Insta-Ween Photo Station, and receive a special treat for completing all three activities. Bring your own boogey bag to collect special treats during Pororo and Loopy’s trick-or-treat sessions too.
Where #02-29 Marina Square
When 30 & 31 October
How much From $29.90 per child aged 1 to 12 years | From $5.50 for first 2 accompanying adults
Tayo Station presents TAYOWEEN
Does your little one love Tayo The Little Bus? Start revving up to head to Tayo Station for a spooktastic TAYOWEEN with the Tayo family. Bring your own bag to collect yummy treats at the Trick-Rawr-Treat stations and stand a chance to win attractive prizes for having the best costume too. Each child ticket also admits one accompanying adult.
Where #03-112, E!Hub @ Downtown East
When 30 & 31 October
How much $28 per child aged 1 to 12 years | $6 per additional accompanying adult
City Sprouts’ Sustainably Spooky Halloween
Have a planet-friendly Halloween 2021 with City Sprouts, a social enterprise that inspires communities through sprouting green spaces and programmes. Suitable for kids three years and up, activities include Carnivorous Plant Decorating, Freakishly Fun Fishing, brewing Unicorn Blood, and planting a Little Grave Pot. You can also roast marshmallows on the community Biogas cooktop and go wild at The Mindful Camp’s spooktacular Carnival.
Where 102 Henderson Road
When 31 October, 3pm – 6pm (hourly sessions)
How much $30 for 2 pax valid till 15 October | $40 for 2 pax thereafter (children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)
(See also: Kid-friendly Halloween – How and Where to Have a Howling Good Time)
HALLOWEEN 2021 FREAKISH FEASTS
Halloween Afternoon Tea by Tablescape
This October, Tablescape introduces an adorable Halloween-themed version of their popular Afternoon Tea Set, available for delivery and self-collection. Look forward to the Monster Cake Pop with Caramel and Pumpkin and DIY set of Dress-me-up Cupcakes. These Halloween exclusives join original favourites given a suitably spooky makeover, such as Chocolate Hazelnut Eclairs and Velvet Cheese Mousse. The three-tier stand of sweet and savoury treats is the ultimate home Halloween celebratory treat.
Where Level 3, Grand Park City Hall
When 10 to 31 October
How much From $68 nett for 2 persons
Spooktacular Halloween Night at Melt Café
A mouth-watering spread with spine-tingling names is essentially what’s on the menu at Melt Café for Halloween 2021. Start at the Cemetery Garden of scary-sounding salads and experience Cold Room Surgery of (un)appetisers. Crackling Pork Roulade and Slow Roasted Prime Ribs get the chop at the Slaughter House. Monster Swamp and Eighteen Levels of Hell showcase Indian and Chinese favourites respectively. Finally, face all the desserts you can’t handle at the Last Judgement.
Where Level 4, Mandarin Oriental Singapore
When 29 to 31 October, 6.30pm – 9.30pm
How much From $98++ per adult | $40++ per child aged 7 to 12 years
International Buffet with Spook-tacular Specials at The Line
Expect devilishly delicious fare at The Line, complete with wicked decorations to engage all senses. Gruesome highlights include Halloween Blood Red Salad, Spider Devilled Eggs, and Scare Crow Lamb Ouzi. The a la carte buffet is available for dinner over Halloween weekend and for Sunday brunch on Halloween Day. Come in your best costumes and stand to win dining vouchers up to $300. A Halloween Takeaway Feast ($198 nett for 4 pax) is also available for pre-order here.
Where Lower Lobby, Tower Wing, Shangri-La Singapore
When 29 to 31 October, 6pm – 9.30pm | 31 October, 12.30pm – 2.30pm
How much From $88++ per adult | From $44++ per child aged 6 to 11 years
LAVO Sunday Champagne Brunch – Halloween Edition
Revel in the Halloween spirit at LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar as it hosts a family-friendly edition of its popular Sunday Champagne Brunch. Complementing regular brunch staples are specials such as charcoal pizza with pumpkin puree and candy corn, foie gras and beef short rib croquettes, and squid ink fettuccini with sea urchin butter. Halloween-themed desserts include mini “brain” raspberry jelly, pumpkin cupcakes, and more.
Where Level 57, Hotel Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands
When 31 October, 12nn – 3pm
How much From $98++ per adult | $38++ per child aged 4 to 10 years
(See also: Outrageous October: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore)
HALLOWEEN 2021 TRICKS, OR… JUST TREATS!
Ben & Jerry’s Marshmallow Sky Ice Cream
Calling all moo-niacs, it’s time to scream for ice cream! Treat yourself and your family to Ben & Jerry’s scarily delicious Marshmallow Sky Ice Cream. This mix of marshmallow swirls and gobs of chocolate chip cookie dough will add colour and chill to the festivities. There’s no need for tricks this Halloween 2021 — just watch it disappear right in front of your eyes! Just one thing: it’s available exclusively at the Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop at VivoCity.
Where #02-K1 VivoCity
When Now till while stocks last
How much $6 per scoop | $14.50 per pint
Starbucks Singapore’s Spook-a-ccino
To spice up the spooky season, Starbucks Singapore presents the new Spook-a-ccino, a combination of strawberry, chocolate, and coffee. Complete with fluffy whipped cream and a pumpkin chocolate topper, it’s a boo-licious way to experience the chills. While waiting for your order, check out the newest Halloween Collection featuring glow-in-the-dark mugs, tumblers, and bling Cold Cup. The collection is also available via LazMall and ShopeeMall.
Where Starbucks outlets islandwide
When Now till while stocks last
How much From $8.20
Origin + Bloom Halloween Treats
Picture-worthy Halloween-themed pastries await at Origin + Bloom patisserie. Perfect for trick-or-treating, pick up the strawberry and peach Booooba Tea or salted chocolate Ghost Muffin. Or how about the herb-infused Focaccia Mask, Sourdough with Halloween scoring, or sweet Pumpkin Bun with chestnuts? Two Halloween brews will also grace its bi-weekly coffee series in-store.
Where Lobby, Hotel Tower 3, Marina Bay Sands
When 25 October to 1 November
How much From $4.50
(See also: Marina Bay Sands Staycation Review & Tips: have the best time with Family and Kids at MBS)
What will you and your kiddos be doing this Halloween 2021? Whatever you choose, have a howling good time!
Featured image: Resorts World Sentosa