17 Halloween Parties You Can Attend in Manila
Halloween is upon us once again, which means that it’s time to dress up and pretend to be someone (or something) else. Whether it’s fright night or light-hearted bash, we’ve got you covered on the places to be and parties to check out. Start putting together your Halloween costume and save the following dates.
1| APOCALYPSE, the Annual Tim Yap Halloween Ball
Eventologist and party scene stealer Tim Yap is iconic for his annual Halloween ball. This year, he's throwing one with an eco-consciousness. His ball, which will be open to the public, aims to promote environmental environment. Visual artist Leeroy New has created a wonderland that features only recycled and upcycled found objects. Doors open at 9 p.m. Attire is "if the world were to end to tomorrow, who would you be?"
Price: Donations to Smile Train, Planet Reef Philippines, and Cora
Swatch and Swatch Building Arnaiz Avenue, Makati
2| BohoVinta PH Party 2.0 at CINKO
Channel a psychedelic, bohemian vibe this Halloween at BohoVinta PH Party 2.0, a black light Halloween party that will be happening on October 31, 5 p.m. Enjoy live acts from artists like VIPLAVA, and enjoy acitivities like mandala art animation, face and body painting, tarot card reading, and more.
Price: P300/early bird; P350/door fee
5/F Artina Suites Hotel, 2863 E. Zobel Street, Makati; 0915-455-8595
3| Poseidon Halloween Festival 2019 at Cove Manila
Get your spook on and don’t miss an exciting interactive Halloween party in town. Join the Poseidon Halloween Festival 2019 at Cove Manila, happening on October 31, 10 p.m., and enjoy 360-degree, world-class entertainment. Party with international acts, like DJ Vinai and DJ Sura, as well as local artists Ron Poe, DJ Migs Santillan, and Gavin Skewes. Happy Hour will start at 10:30 p.m., where you can score discounts and two-for-one offers on booze.
Okada Manila, New Seaside Drive, Entertainment City, Parañaque; (02) 8555-5757
4| Deadlights at House Manila
Get ready to float this Halloween at Deadlights, happening on October 26, 8 p.m., at House Manila. Come in a costume showing off your worst nightmare and party the night away with unlimited drinks.
Price: P400/pre-selling; P450/regular
Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 1 Jasmine Drive, Newport City, Pasay; 0915-965-7715, 0916-638-7666
5| Zombie Street at Poblacion
This coming Halloween, all roads lead to Z Hostel and other major venues on Z Street for a Halloween party that will get you running, drinking, and dancing on October 31, 6 p.m. Start putting together your zombie costume because the best dressed will be announced at 11 p.m. at The Ruins.
5660 Don Pedro Street, Poblacion, Makati; (02) 8856-0851
6| Dia de los Muertos at The Island
Put on your scariest Halloween costume, get painted on, and celebrate the Day of the Dead on October 31, 6 p.m., at The Island’s Dia de los Muertos party. Greet the undead and celebrate with music from SP Espinosa, Kat DJ, and Marc Naval.
The Palace, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig; 0917-689-8888
7| Yes Please Heist: A Halloween Bash
It’s going to be a night of heists at Yes Please Heist: A Halloween Bash, happening on October 31, 6 p.m. Dress up in your best Halloween costume and prepare for a night of thrills and excitement, plus beats from Skratchmark and Supmerman.
11th Street corner 38th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City; Taguig; 0917-140-7777
8| Madame Wong’s House of Revelry: The Revel Halloween Ball
Round up the gang this Halloween and pay a visit to Madame Wong’s House of Revelry: The Revel Halloween Ball on October 31, 10 p.m. Come in your sultriest costume as pleasure and mischief abound on this exciting night. Dance the night away to the beats of Mars Miranda, Euric, and Knoxville.
The Palace, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig; 0917-550-8888
9| The Rise of Xylo: A Halloween Ball
On October 31, 10 p.m., the Force will be strong at The Rise of Xylo: A Halloween Ball. Get ready to embrace the Dark Side as you party with the Galactic Empire and enjoy the music from DJs Ace Ramos, Martin Pulgar, Franco Zarate, and MC Pao.
The Palace, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig; 0917-680-8888
10| BAD Presents: Murderverse
It’s going to be a bloody exciting Halloween at BAD’s Murderverse. Tap into your inner villain as your favorite late-night breakfast bar transforms into your worst horror movie nightmare just on this special night, October 31, 6 p.m.! Whip out your most horrific costume and party with undead clowns, dolls, and mummies.
The Palace, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig; 0917-550-9999
11| The Wild Flour Halloween Party 2019 at 8 Rockwell
Save the date for The Wild Flour Halloween Party, happening on October 31, 9 p.m. Retro Night regular DJs Gerard Henson and Raulin Cayado will be playing your favorite tunes with a scary twist as you get down on the dance floor. Happy hour on beers and cocktails will be served all night and prizes await for those who will come in their best costume. Entrance is free.
G/F 8 Rockwell, Hidalgo Drive, Rockwell, Makati; (02) 8850-5503, 0917-705-3329
12| Black Party at VU’s Sky Bar and Lounge
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s VU’s Sky Bar and Lounge is going back to black this Halloween. On October 25, starting 8 p.m., get ready to rock in your best Halloween costume and party to the tune of Real Groove Band. The best one in costume gets to win Marco Polo Ortigas Manila certificates!
Price: P499++, comes with a complimentary drink
45/F Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, Sapphire Street corner Meralco Avenue, Ortigas, Pasig; (02) 7720-7777; [email protected]
13| Halloween Night at Grand Hyatt Manila
Dress your best and scariest at Grand Hyatt Manila’s Halloween Night, happening on October 31, 9 p.m. Those who will be hailed Best Dressed get to win a one-night stay at the hotel.
Price: P500 for non-guests
8th Avenue corner 35th Street, Bonifacio Global City; (02) 8838-1234; [email protected]
14| Monster Camp: Halloween Fun Fest at New World Manila Bay Hotel
Gear up for a monster-rific Halloween party at New World Manila Bay Hotel’s Monster Camp: Halloween Fun Fest. Indulge in a spook-tacular dinner buffet that’s brimming with a spread of international cuisines, signature dishes, and decadent desserts at Market Café. Come in your most monstrous costume and enjoy spooky Halloween eats and sugary treats!
1588 Pedro Gil corner M.H. del Pilar, Malate, Manila; (02) 8252-6888; [email protected]
15| Spook Town: A Halloween Carnival Experience at Forbes Town
It’s going to be a day of magic, mystery, and fun at Forbes Town’s Spook Town: A Halloween Carnival Experience, happening on October 26, starting at 1 p.m. at Burgos Park and Forbes Town Road. Wear your best Halloween costume, bar-hop, and party the night away with Wicked Party Alley, which starts at 9 p.m. To participate, present a single receipt or accumulated purchase receipts worth P1,000 from any Forbes Town establishment.
Burgos Park and Forbes Town Road, Forbes Town, Taguig; 0917-838-0111
16| DreamPlay Spookfest 2019 Halloween Event
Tricks and treats await both kids and kids at heart at the Dreamplay Spookfest 2019 Halloween Event, happening on October 31 and November 1. Deck out in your best Halloween costume on November 1, 3 p.m., and get a chance to win DreamPlay goodies, gift certificates, or even an overnight stay at Nobu Hotel. There will also be a bean bag Toss where you can win awesome Shrek goodies and prizes and the Shrek or Treat Pumpkin Game where you can win a grand prize for finding all the pumpkin pieces.
Asean Avenue corner Roxas Boulevard, Entertainment City, Parañaque; (02) 8808-0909; [email protected]
17| Bigfish CREAM Halloween Festival
Bigfish is making its big comeback on the spookiest night in town. The Bigfish CREAM Halloween Festival will be on October 31, 7 p.m., at Circuit Makati. Get on your feet for the longest-running dance costume party that will feature Ashley Wallbridge, Marlo, Giuseppe Ottaviani, and MC Lavoce on the main stage. The whole place will be filled with food booths, lounges for shisha, vaping, and zen, beauty nooks, art exhibitions, and more.
Price: P2,000/regular; P5,000/VIP
Globe Circuit Makati Events Ground, Circuit Makati, Hippodromo Street corner A.P. Reyes Avenue, Carmona, Makati; 0908-965-5522