Intend to party in your Halloween costume or be a couch potato in the comfort of your sofa at home? This might be a really strange Halloween 2020 as we adjust to the new normal without bombastic celebrations. But… Fret not! The SG Lifestyle Editorial Team has got it all covered for you in this spooktastic post. Enjoy your mini celebrations in a safe manner with our suggestions of wacky Halloween costume ideas, themed dining events, contests and light bites to satisfy your tastebuds!
First things first: Your outfit
1) Purchase or DIY Halloween Costume Under $50 by Shopee Singapore
Need some ideas on how to DIY your costume cheaply? Watch DIY Halloween Costume Under $50! *Cheap Thrills! | ShopeeTV by Shopee Singapore to get tips on how to curate your own one-in-a-kind or out-of-the-world fashion masterpiece this Halloween. What’s more, Shopee is giving away a $50 Shopee Sitewide Voucher with No Min Spend!
Simply watch the video on YouTube and comment whose costume did you prefer and why? The winning comment will get a reply from Shopee Singapore. Contest ends on 27 Oct 2020
In addition, if you wish to spike up the spooky atmosphere, Shopee is serving up its finest Halloween deals with the Spook-tacular Halloween Sale!
You may consider being a wizard or witch by dressing up in the Adult & Child Harry Potter Cosplay Costume (from $1.65 – $11.68) or be a SpiderMan in Adult & Kids SpiderMan Cosplay Costume (from $21.60 – $24.00). Alternatively, you can start decorating your home with the DIY Halloween Balloon Decoration Pack (from $20.93 – $23.03), light it up with Halloween Fairy Light Decoration (from $5.56 – $6.76) or even get a Halloween Cat And Dog Dress Up Multifunctional Neckband (from $5.92 – $8.01) for your furry friends.
Secondly, satisfy your hunger pangs
2) Halloween Themed Desserts @ Colony
Venture into a colonial setting at Colony this Halloween with an engaging new dining concept that will excite all epicurean foodies alike. Have a sweet tooth? Gobble down the Halloween themed desserts (that look creepy yet cute) with your loved ones. Also, checkout the Halloween Seafood Dinner which is available at $150 per adult and $54 per child (6-12 years old).
Remember to make a reservation to spend a ‘spooktacular’ evening @ Colony.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore 7 Raffles Avenue Singapore, 039799
3) Little Red Riding Hood: Hunter or Hunted? @ The Summerhouse
You can also swing by The Summerhouse as Little Red came to the far north side of town to visit Grandma… but something was amiss. The dinner feast is ready. And so were the drinks. But Grandma is nowhere to be found. When the clock strikes midnight on the night of ghosts and ghouls on 30 and 31 Oct, The Summerhouse’s Big Garden Dome will be transformed into a spectacular dining destination. Featuring Wildseed Bar’s Hunter or Hunted cocktails! The 4-Course menu will cost $85++.
Alternatively, find your way to grandmother’s house in the north of Singapore and try Little Red’s Cupcakes and hearty brunch dish starting from $7.50++ from 26 to 31 Oct 2020. Bring your kids and furry friends down to knock on Wildseed Cafe’s glass door in their costume to score some of grandma’s special Trick or Treat surprise.
4) The Forbidden House @ The Riverhouse Singapore
Navigate your way through the gated archways and eerie courtyard of the 19th-century Riverhouse this Halloween for a spooktacular gastronomy affair. Enjoy the special treats this October!
***Red Pepper Padre***
Spicing up your Halloween with a kick
Detail: Enjoy the night and sip on the spine-tingling cocktail – Red Pepper Padre as you descend the darkness.
Outlet: Zorba, Mimi, Yin
Delicious ghastly little orange nibbles
Detail: Sink your teeth into the fang-tastic Witch Fingers, that will sure to be a treat for your monstrous craving.
Outlet: Mimi, Yin
Detail: Vampire-Repellent Roasted Pumpkin & Garlic Soup. Start your witching hours right with the frightfully tasty and creamy soup.
Where: The Riverhouse 3a River Valley Road #01-02, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
5) Butcher’s Halloween @ W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove transforms the kitchen table’s temporary abode into a bloodcurdling waterfront slaughterhouse for an exclusive one-evening haunting on the Butcher’s Halloween.
Put on your scariest outfit and prepare for a terrifyingly delicious evening. Beware of the Butcher’s rampant cleaver lest you join his selection of choice steaks hanging from the gallows. Also, sink your teeth into a communal sharing set menu, starring prime cuts from the Butcher’s macabre collection, and the freshest catch, courtesy of the unfortunate sailors who’d ventured off the South China Sea and onto the Butcher’s stamping ground.
To end it all, take a hack at fate with the Butcher and stand a chance to win a night’s stay in W Singapore’s Fabulous Room. For $188++, diners can enjoy the full works including food, cocktails, shots and bottomless bubbly. A food only feast can also be enjoyed at SGD138++.
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Trick and meat at #WSingapore this eerie Halloween. ⏰ Time’s ticking, secure your access to our haunted slaughterhouse today. 🔪🍖 Butcher’s Halloween, the kitchen table Saturday, 31 October 2020 7.30PM – 10.30PM SGD138++ Food only SGD188++ Food, cocktails and bottomless bubbly Reserve at 6808 7268, limited tables available!
6) Let’s Boo Mini Bites
Feast on a set of 40 creepy yet delicate mini bites by Amici Events and Catering. Available via delivery, each of these sweet and savoury treats is hand-crafted by the Monster Chef just for your Halloween party. At $198, you get to indulge in the following:
- THE COFFIN – Tuna Tartare with Dill & Yuzu
- 6FT UNDER – Beef Bolognese with Mash New Potatoes & Parmigiana
- SLEEPY HOLLOW’S PUMPKIN – Cheesy Pumpkin Risotto Ball
- FRANKENSTEIN’S FINGER – Savory Eclair Injected with Truffle Mash & Ham
- SPOOKY EYEBALL – Raspberry & Custard Tart
- GRAVEYARD – Pumpkin Pudding & Oreo Soil
- JACKSON SKELETON & SPIDER CUPCAKE – Oreo Cupcake with Strawberry Jam
- FRIENDLY GHOST BROWNIE – Chocolate Fudge Brownie
7) Dots Donuts
If you need a little help summoning the Halloween spirit, these soft and fresh donuts are a sweet place to start. Choose from a selection of the following and buy 5 Halloween Dots and get 1 free. Goes perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea for your lunchtime snack.
➊ Poison Apple Dots – A apple jam filled donut coated with white chocolate, jellied apple and decorated with green cocoa stripes
➋ Creepy Coconut Dots– A chocolate cream filled donut with chocolate coating dipped in caramelised grated coconut
➌ Purple Ghost Dots – Fruits of the forest flavoured coating with chocolate chips on top
➍ Vampire Dots – Cheesecake flavoured coating with vanilla chocolate chip biscuits on top
Available at over 80 Cheers and FairPrice Xpress stores island-wide. While stocks last.
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(Available at over 80 Cheers and FairPrice Xpress stores island-wide. From 13th October 2020 to Halloween, while stocks last. Buy 5 Halloween Dots and get 1 free) Country Foods is a SATS Food subsidiary, and one of Singapore’s largest food importers, distributors and manufacturers. The donuts are soft and fresh, my mum seemed to like the Creepy Coconut Dots. So if you are craving for donuts and cant find a donut shop near you, just pop by Cheers or FairPrice Xpress and get 1 from Country Foods. #countryfoodssg #dotsoriginal #europastry #doughnutsg #halloween2020 ➊ Poison Apple Dots – A apple jam filled donut coated with white chocolate, jellied apple and decorated with green cocoa stripes ➋ Creepy Coconut Dots– A chocolate cream filled donut with chocolate coating dipped in caramelised grated coconut ➌ Purple Ghost Dots – Fruits of the forest flavoured coating with chocolate chips on top ➍ Vampire Dots – Cheesecake flavoured coating with vanilla chocolate chip biscuits on top
8) Peperoni Pizzeria Haunted Pizza
Forget about conjuring up dinner at home with Peperoni Pizzeria’s Halloween Specials. Grab this devilicious Peperoni Pizzeria Haunted Pizza (available in M, L and XXL size) that will only set you back by $19-$55. It is layered with a butternut purée base, topped with Mozzarella, Pepperoni, Ham and Black olive which are godsmacking good. You can avoid getting haunted by spooks by getting it delivered to your doorstep. Order HERE.
9) Spooky Tarts (4 in box) by Drips Bakery Cafe
Another consideration for treats includes these Drips Halloween Spooky Tarts (in a box of 4) which are just as tasty and delicious. At $39 per box, you can always bring it to a mini Halloween party and share it with your friends. It includes:
- Burnt Cheese Tart Skull
- RIP Choc Truffle Tart
- Spooky Yuzu Meringue Tart
- Salted Caramel Eyeball Tart
Add on a monster pasta (for kids) that consists of spinach fettuccine topped with beef bolognese sauce, parmesan cheese sprinkles & quail egg eyeballs at $13.80. Place these on your party table and celebrate together for the young and old! Free delivery above $60 for online orders only! Click HERE to order.
10) Limited-Edition Ouija-Inspired Pizza Box From Deliveroo and PizzaExpress
Keep everything in suspense as you celebrate the ghoulish season with a scary, delicious treat! Deliveroo has partnered with British Italian pizzeria favourite, PizzaExpress, to create a limited-edition pizza, and an accompanying Ouija board box! The pizza is furnished with slices of pepperoni, black olives, and cherry tomatoes to resemble a creepy critter. This pizza also comes in a purple Ouija-styled Deliveroo pizza box, complete with letters, numbers and action words, as well as a pizza slice as a planchette.
The Halloween-themed pizza is made exclusively available for the Halloween weekend from 27 to 31 October. Consumers can opt for both delivery and pick-up options with their purchases at the following outlets (PizzaExpress Scotts Square, PizzaExpress Deliveroo Editions Tanjong Katong and PizzaExpress Holland Village).
Only 40 exclusive pizza sets are up for grabs. First come first served basis. While stocks last!
11) #Halloween Bewitched doughnuts from Krispy Kreme Singapore
Get Bewitched with these Halloween Bewitched doughnuts from Krispy Kreme Singapore! Available NOW till 1 November 2020 across all #KrispyKreme outlets and all online delivery platforms: Deliveroo, Grabfood, Foodpanda and available for islandwide delivery here!
Thirdly, Attend Physical Halloween Events or Take Part in Halloween Contests to Celebrate
12) Celebrate Halloween @ Universal Studios Singapore & S.E.A. Aquarium
Universal Studios Singapore (USS) brings “Halloween Fun For Everyone”, featuring characters dressed in spooky costumes like Illumination’s Minion Monsters and Sesame Street friends, that you can meet and get a photo opportunity. You will also get to experience a trick-or-treat adventure with free candy, and a costume contest with attractive prizes to be won.
Start by following a trick-or-treat trail around the USS where you will meet Minion Monsters and a whole host of other Halloween characters. The Candy Ambassadors will be stationed near meet-and-greet characters to give out treats such as free candy, gummies, chocolate and more.
Subsequently, hop by the Deep BOO Sea at S.E.A. Aquarium’s event, SEAA of Treats, where you can also receive treats from Candy Ambassadors at designated photo points. Be up and close with spooky marine animals and keep your eyes peeled and hunt for the Lost Pearls which are hidden within five habitats in the aquarium. Once you locate all five of the lost pearls, solve the riddle and take a photo of them all to redeem a prize at the Guest Services counters (while stocks last).
Lastly, take part in the costume contest where the most creatively dressed adults and children will win weekly prizes. All you have to do is post a photo of yourself on Instagram in a costume taken at Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium and Resorts World Sentosa:
Tag and follow @RWSentosa and Include the hashtag #HalloweenFunatRWS! One adult and child will also be selected each day at Universal Studios Singapore and be given prizes on the spot.
Not to forget, to keep you safe while trick-or-treating, all adult and child ticket purchases to both attractions will receive a complimentary Halloween face mask for adults and a pumpkin bucket for kids.
Universal Studios Singapore Halloween Promo
- Adult One-Day ticket: S$66 + Free Halloween Face Mask (U.P. S$81)
- Child One-Day ticket: S$58 + Free Pumpkin Bucket (U.P. S$61)
S.E.A. Aquarium Promo
- Adult One-Day ticket: From S$32 + Free Halloween Face Mask (U.P. S$41)
- Child One-Day ticket: S$27 + Free Pumpkin Bucket (U.P. S$30)
13) CHOWLOWEEN by Chow Cute
If you have a really sticky pet dog that follows you wherever you go or if you intend to give them a massive treat this Halloween, bring them to CHOWLOWEEN organised by Chow Cute. It is a special event held on 31 October from 4pm – 9pm where you can get to dress up with your furry friend. Let them win prizes (includes free full grooming if they are the best dressed), play games and activités, and feast till they turn their heads away from food at the FREE FLOW PET BUFFET. You will also be entitled to a 15% discount on food and drinks with the exclusive Halloween specials.
Grab your tickets through DM @ChowCuteSG
14) Spooktacular Halloween @ Clarke Quay
Halloween at Clarke Quay has been a classic yearly mainstay with devilish festivities and themed parties of epic proportions. This year, Singapore’s iconic riverside dining and entertainment landmark is bringing the Halloween experience directly to you – Are you NAUGHTY or NICE?
Soak up the chills in the comfort of your own home with some spine-tingling tunes this Halloween with Clarke Quay’s Halloween 2020 Playlist, available to stream on Spotify.
You can also show off your inner crazy with Clarke Quay’s Halloween Social Media Contest and stand a chance to win staycation at lyf Funan and dining vouchers! Simply upload a photo or video of your spookiest “NAUGHTY OR NICE” Halloween look on Instagram by 31 October and tag @ClarkeQuaySG to qualify.
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🎃CONTEST🎃 Show off your inner crazy and stand a chance to win a 3D2N staycation at lyf Funan (@live.lyf.here) worth $350++ or $100 dining vouchers! Simply post a photo or video of your spookiest “NAUGHTY OR NICE” Halloween look on Instagram and tag us @ClarkeQuaySG and you might be the lucky one! *Contest ends 31 October 2020, T&Cs apply. *Winners will be announced and contacted on 05 November via DM. Good luck and keep the #CQHalloween spirit strong!
15) HORRORWEEN 2020 – Dinner at Sea with a Twist
Welcome onboard as the ship sets sail with Dark Captain’s Welcome Brew tainted with Blood… The Goblins & Ghouls start Amassing in the Bilges as they spot you. Are you game enough to get a ticket to the Ghost Ship for a dinner extraordinaire?! A unique dining adventure out at sea with a Horrowing Twist like never before awaits.
The Halloween Cruise 2020 is priced from $195 per pax and comes with a 2.5 hour sailing cruise, special welcome Halloween mocktail, 3 Course dinner with Halloween themed plated dishes, Free-Flow soft drinks, mystery prize for best dressed worth $200+.
Sign up HERE. Who knows you might even spot a sea creature or even a siren off the starboard side!
16) Head on to Parkway Parade and Be the Best Dressed Shopper and Get FREE Tattoo Stickers!
This year, Halloween’s made better with sweet treats! Celebrate with us at Parkway Parade from 25 – 31 Oct, with lots of un-boo-lievable fun for both adults and kids! Best Dressed Shopper: Head down to Parkway Parade on 31 Oct, 2-5pm and be spotted by us! The 3 best-dressed shoppers will walk away with $50 worth of Lendlease Vouchers each. You can also collect boo-tiful Halloween-themed tattoo stickers. *Limited to the first 100 shoppers per day on a first-come-first served basis. While stocks last. T&Cs apply
17) DIY Kalimba Workshop
Make your own spooky Halloween Kalimba with Kalimba Hub and play some unusual but interesting notes to catch the attention of the people around you. Who knows you might just be able to trick them into thinking that they fascinated the melody and give them a little scare. Ewww. So spooky!
To spice up the occasion, you might also consider Baking your own Halloween treats
18) Skeleton gingerbread men cookie
If you love to bake, consider making some skeleton gingerbread men similar to what @bespokebreadsg shared. It could just be the family activity that you and your kids could enjoy while spending valuable family time together. Savour the ‘fruits’ of your labour thereafter with a sweet treat this Halloween.
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🎃 Counting down to Halloween, my favourite time of year! Because of candy, costumes and cookies! I love baking up a batch of these skeleton gingerbreadmen cookies every year. Theo reminded me earlier this week that he wanted the cookies. So I made a batch, with enough for the neighbourhood kids. @dawnzies14 @krishnasomya @abletanpei 👻 I love how special cookies mark these special days in the year. I hope to make these gingerbread Skeleton cookies every year for the boys for every Halloween. #doughminatrix #bespokebreadsg #sourdoughsingapore #homebaker #gingerbreadcookies #halloweencookies #skeletoncookies
Here’s a quick recipe from Halloween Special Pt.1 | Skeleton Gingerbread Cookie Recipe | Cupcake Jemma.
Or Get a Halloween Souvenir:
19) Limited Edition Nubo x Titoy & Morchoo Straws
Celebrate Halloween with the Limited Edition Nubo x Titoy & Morchoo Straws which is a collaboration with thelocalfarm. Designed locally in limited quantities, this exclusive line of environmentally friendly eco straws will not only play a part in saving the environment, you will also grab some eyeballs along the way this Halloween. Own a Galaxy Black and Peach Orange straw or get it as a treat to the young visitors at your doorstep.
Lastly, Be Entertained by Spooky Magic Tricks and Horror tales Virtually or Watch a Horror Movie:
21) Beyond Virtual | The Halloween Edition
Grab your Halloween bakes and experience a multi-dimensional world of trick-eye, optical illusions, magic and illusions right in the comfort in front of your screen. Be mind-blown, amazed, mystified and spooked. This Halloween, follow the team to unravel one of the ghastliest cases in the region.
Enter the world of supernatural mysteries, trick-eye, magic and wonders with Darren & Jerryl! Limited seats available for this Spooktober Magic experience from just $27.15. Get your ticket HERE.
22) Watch The Widow’s Priority Preview
We hope you enjoy this special Halloween edition! As you prepare for the occasion, keep these suggestions up your sleeves as you might be able to spook your loved ones and surprise them with a trick or treat. If you enjoyed any of it, do share with us your hair-raising experience.
More importantly – stay safe and don’t say we NEVER share!