Halloween parties are your best excuse to get together with your favorite humans and be whomever you want for one night only. It’s time to hit up a costume shop, get your posse together, and take your pick from these top Halloween events in Shanghai’s trendiest hotspots. Here are the most definitive and hottest Halloween events in town that will have you placed in a dilemma.
Cozee‘s Halloween party will start 8pm sharp offering you free makeup from 8pm until midnight and free shots for people that is dressed up! There will be a bloody Halloween drink on special, a haunted environment to spook you out and give you the most unforgettable Halloween yet.
WHEN: Oct 29th Sat, 8pm
WHERE: 1000 Changping Road // 昌平路1000号
Shaanxi Bei Lu Block Party
Head to Shaanxi Bei Lu on Halloween weekend for trick-or-treat drink specials. After Work, Daliah’s, Dogtown, and The Rooster will be providing signature Halloween cocktails, provided by Absolut Vodka, Havana Club Rum, Jameson Whiskey, and Olmeca Tequila. Go trick-or-treating whenever you purchase a ¥30 signature cocktail from any location and receive a chance to win another free cocktail! If you get peckish, there’ll be serving Korean-style street food provided by Bak Ga Nei.
WHEN: Oct 29th Sat, 5pm-Late
WHERE: North Shaanxi Road // 陕西北路
Planet Terror: Cosmic Zombie Jungle @ Elevator
Imagine the planet being taken over by zombies, and you had to move to outer space where you settled on a cosmic jungle terror planet… Some zombies snuck into the escape pods with you. ”Planet Terror: Cosmic Zombie Jungle” goes down at Elevator this Friday- Shanghai’s new cozy dance home for underground sounds, ping pong and hands-up/heads-down moments on the floor. Organised by Co:Motion and Rehab, there’ll be House and Techno playing all night on their banging sound system, smoke lasers, trip out deco and free random Absolut shots. Come in costume or get zombie painted at the door for entry. Free Halloween party with 8 Killer DJs from 10pm till late (or until everyone is a zombie).
WHEN: Oct 28th Fri, 10pm till late
WHERE: 4/F, 218 Xinle Road // 新乐路218号
CONTACT: +86 13661747409
Brody Dean’s Halloween @ Hunan House Lounge
Mirror, Mirror on the wall… who is the most evil queen at the ball? Brody Dean’s Halloween brings evil to life on October 29th at Hunan House Lounge, from 10pm until you‘re dead! DJ Brownie will be on the decks spinning your favorite hits. Mr.Booth Shanghai is printing your favorite pictures, and expect HHLounge to be serving scary cocktails all night. There is a ¥1000 cash prize for the best dressed winner and also special prizes for the most original and the best group winners. You must dress up in order to qualify for entry (and no, a t-shirt with ”This is my Costume” paired with glow-in-the-dark devil horns does not fit the criteria). Now prepare to get evil.
WHEN: Oct 29th Sat, 10pm
WHERE: West Fuxing Road 49, Lane 2// 复兴西路49弄2号
CONTACT: +86 13661448741
Burlesque & Cabaret Show @ The Pearl
Join hands with The Pearl as Qi-POW! Burlesque & Cabaret presents Séance, an unearthly trip through the terrifyingly sensuous and the hauntingly taboo. This event is happening two nights only on this Friday and Saturday at 9pm. Witness dream-like creatures exorcise your inner demons through spooky striptease, ethereal circus, spirited song and dance, and evocative drag.For two nights only, this Halloween, the devilish minds behind “Guilty Pleasures” and “Love Boat” invite you to pull back the delicate veil between this world and the next. Tickets are ¥180 and the dress code is exorcism chic. Cosy booths are available from ¥800 and VIP Boxes from ¥2000. Sign up and purchase your tickets in the form below.
WHEN: Oct 28th Fri & 29th Sat 9pm; Happy hour from 5pm-7pm
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
CONTACT: +86 13764889962
Family Friendly Halloween @ Boyixi Camp
Prepare yourselves for a family friendly Halloween party at Luojia Cafe this Sunday, organised by the folks over at 博以西 Boyixi Camp, they’re dedicated to organise camps and events for children and students. Starting from 6.30pm and runs until 9pm, there will be pumpkin pie, chicken wings, fries, drinks and gifts for everyone! On the agenda are trick-or-treat games, dances, Halloween stories and bingo. Tickets are ¥350 for a family of free.
WHEN: Oct 30th Sun, 6.30pm-9pm
WHERE: Lane 15, Shimen Er Road // 石门二路 15弄
PRICE: Entry ¥350 per family
CONTACT: +86 15901827590