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Have a spooktacular time this Halloween! (Part 1)

The spooky time of the year is here! Are you excited to finally put on your spooktacular outfits and head out to have fun?

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Did you know that traditionally the purpose of wearing scary costumes is actually to ward off spirits? That makes Halloween a great excuse to bring out your freakiest outfits. Here are some stores you can shop for your Halloween outfit.


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Pan-In-The-Box started in 2003 as the first cosplay store in Singapore. They have costumes for all occasions, definitely for Halloween too. Let your minds run wild and get creative with your outfit! Check out their masks and props to complete your mysterious look.

Browse their catalogue

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 10.30 am to 8 pm

Address: 1015 Geylang East Avenue 3 #01- 129 Paya Lebar MRT, Exit, C, 389730

Costumes 'N' Parties

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Located at Havelock 2, the central location is accessible to all. If you think that buying a costume that you won’t be able to wear frequently is a waste, check out their costume rental services. Now you can change up your outfit every year without breaking the bank and harming the environment.

Check out your outfit options

Opening Hours:

Monday-Friday 11 am-8 pm

Saturday 11 am-6 pm, Closed on Sundays

Address: No.2 Havelock Road Unit #02-16/17/18, Havelock II, 059763

Lips Enterprise

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Far East Plaza is thrifting heaven (check out our article on thrift shopping!) so if you’re looking for something more affordable, Lips Enterprise is an excellent place to search. The shop may look small but they probably have most or all you need. It’s also a great place to find Halloween decorations if you’re hosting a gathering.

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday 12-8 pm

Address: 14 Scotts Rd, #03-08/09, Singapore 228213 (located in Far East Plaza)

After getting your outfit, what’s next? Show off your #OOTD! Celebrate Halloween with lyfeportal’s list of spine-chilling events. Ranging from hair-raising scare houses to kids-friendly events, with safe management measures loosened this year, there are plenty of attractions suitable for all.

Universal Studios Singapore’s Halloween Horror Nights 10

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Starting off the list with Southeast Asia’s biggest Halloween event, Halloween Horror Nights is back with more spine-chilling thrills! Here’s what you can expect: 3 Terrifying Haunted Houses, 2 Sinister Scare Zones, 3 Special Experiences, a Live Show and Ghoulishly Delicious Offerings. The Hunt for Pontianak scare zone sounds extra interesting and terrifying, as Pontianak stories are not unfamiliar to most Singaporeans. Many of us would have probably heard one or two in our life, regardless if it’s a personal recount from someone close or just a myth that has been spread for many generations. If you’re looking to get a good scare, this is definitely the event for you. Warning: not suitable for the faint-hearted ones!

Tickets are priced at $68 for non-peak, $78 for peak and $288 for R.I.P Tour (may your wallet and you both R.I.P)

Purchase tickets and check out more gruesome details of the event

Event Dates are selected nights from 30 Sep - 5 Nov (check out their website for more details and ticket bundles)

Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269

Universal Studios Singapore’s Trick or Thrills

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Want to celebrate Halloween without potentially being scared out of your wits? This is an event suited for the faint-hearted. You can still have a great time at Universal Studios Singapore (in the daytime) even if you’re scared. Get into the spirit of Halloween at Trick or Thrills. Event highlights include the Sweet & Sour Squad colourful parade, Halloween Meet & Greets, Rock N’ Trolls electrifying performance, Sesame Street Fortress of Fun, a Best Dressed Contest and Terrifyingly Tasty Bites. Bring your family to this freaktastic family-friendly event!

Tickets are priced at $58 for children (ages 4-12), $68 for adults and $268 for a family package (2 adults + 1 child)

Click here for more details

Visit Period: 7 Sep - 6 Nov

Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269

S.E.A. Aquarium’s Deep Boo Sea

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Another family-friendly event would be S.E.A. Aquarium’s Deep Boo Sea (loving the pun). S.E.A. Aquarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums, housing more than 100,000 marine animals. Come take a dip in the spooky seas for a ghastly good Halloween. Go on a Trick or Treat Trail to gather sweet treats and learn quirky facts about mysterious marine animals. Attend a Spooky Meet and Greets with mantas dressed in Halloween outfits. Wave hello to Skeleton Divers on a Deep Boo Dive. All these and more only at Deep Boo Sea!

Tickets are priced at $41 for children (ages 4-12) and $51 for adults.

Click here for more details

Visit Period: 2 Sept - 8 Nov

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269

Harrowing Halloween 2

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An event back by popular demand, Harrowing Halloween may be a good alternative to Halloween Horror Nights if you’re looking for something more affordable (and probably less queueing). What you can expect: Haunted House (Flight 013), Fringe Activities, Special Exhibition, After Dark Tour: (Law) Lore of a Hungry Ghost, Screening of short horror films, Interactive Zone (Block 444), XD Theatre Horror Film and Chill Out Zone for scarily good food! If you are looking to have a good time without having to spend, some of these activities are free of charge. Other than these exciting line-ups, they also have a Black Lake Laser Battlefield (Laser Tag) and many escape rooms to choose from. This is definitely an event worth a visit.

Tickets are priced from $20 (for a haunted house pass) with many add-ons available

Check out more event details and purchase your tickets here

Dates: 1,7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29,30 Oct Time: 7-11 pm

Address: Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365

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