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The best Hong Kong Halloween happy hours and parties in 2018

Oct 09, 2018

Ham & Sherry's Bloody Mary Syringes

Other than counting down to Halloween with Netflix & Chills, it's time to start planning your BNO (read: big night out). From Instagrammble Halloween bevvies to the scariest party settings, these are the best Halloween happy hours and parties happening in Hong Kong this year:

Ham & Sherry 

Ham & Sherry's annual Halloween party will take place within Back Bar, featuring drinks such as Bloody Mary Syringes and complimentary bar snacks like ‘Blood’ Croquettes. Don't forget to dress yourself 'ASAP' (As Scary As Possible), in order to win the scariest costume of the night. The champion and second runner-up will be gifted a bottle of aged rum and Mette respectively. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st October
Time: 8pm until late
Ham & Sherry, 1-7 Ship St, Wan Chai,+852 2555 0628,


If you’ve ever wanted to take your Halloween costume to next level, this is the time. This year, Duddell’s infamous party dress code is “2018 Met Gala”, which allows you to be as extra as you want. Enjoy the party while champagne flows freely and international DJ Will Power performs live on the deck (HK$380).

Date: Saturday, 27th October
Time: 10 pm until late
Duddell's, Level 3 Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell St, Central, +852 2525 9191, 

Madame Ching 

Witches Brew

The mixologists at Madame Ching will be serving a Halloween cocktail with an Asian twist this Halloween. The Witches Brew (HK$90) features a taste of homemade spicy sauce with gin, lime juice, egg white and raspberry. Head there for pre-drinks and a bite to eat. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st October
Time: 6:00 - 10:30 pm
Madame Ching, 5 Star Street, Wan Chai, +852 2577 7227,

The Optimist 

Magia Verde

This halloween, The Optimist has turned its Barcelona-chic bar into a laboratory. Presented in two vilas, the Magia Verde (HK$100) features blood-red sherry Solera, kumquat liqueur and sweet pandan syrup, along with a splash of lemon juice and lemonade. If you're looking for a refreshing yet fruity cocktail, this would be it. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st October
Time: 6:00 - 10:30 pm
The Optimist, 239 Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai, + 852 2433 3324,

Dr. Fern's Gin Parlour

Hidden in the heart of Central, Dr Fern and his team will be offering you more than a cure this Halloween. Featuring Halloween cocktails and test tube shots, the Haunted Asylum is one of the most on point settings to be at. Only patients with a secret code can order an exclusive spooktacular Halloween shot. 

Date: Saturday, 27th October
Time: 5:00 pm until late
Dr. Fern's Gin Parlour, Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central, +852 2111 9449,


Having undergone a recent face-lift, new-look, this Halloween Zuma is welcoming guests for a Tokyo Nights Halloween party of 27 October from 9:30pm until late. Featuring performances by DJ Adiren Callier (Zuma Dubai) and live percussion, this is the place for late night revellers.

Date: Saturday, 27th October
Time: 9:30 pm until late
ZUMA, Level 5 & 6 Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, +852 3657 6388

Potato Head

As one of the best happy hours spots in Sai Ying Pun, the 1960s-style beach club will offer two hours of free-flow drinks (HK$350), which includes cocktails, wine and beer. If you're looking to get a table, Potato Head will be offering them with a minimum spend of HK$4000 each. 

Date: Saturday, 27th October
Time: 10 pm until late
Potato Head Hong Kong, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, +852 2858 6066,

Behind Bars

Housed in a series of interconnected prison cells, you've got to admit that Tai Kwun's Behind Bars is probably one of the best Halloween venues this year. Starting from October 22 to November 1, you are welcome to stop by for the perfect snap and the best post on Instagram will be gifted a magnum of Perrier-Jouët champagne. In order to celebrate the Halloween weekend, the two-night party will have DJs spinning tunes in the cool cells. 

Date: 26th – 27th October
Time: 4pm until late
Behind Bars, Prison Yard, Block E, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central 


If you're looking to experience the Italian Halloween vibes, this would be it. Pirata offers not only a selection of drinks, but also a creative gin-based cocktail, The Mask of Venice (HK$90) which features a sweet and sour flavour from the combination of luxado gin infused with black charcoal, coffee liquor, Amaretto Disaronno, lemon juice and Chinoto. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st October
Time: 6:00 - 10:30 pm
Pirata, 239 Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai, +852 2887 0270,

Mrs. Pound


Mrs. Pound's annual Halloween party returns. With four hours of free-flow drinks (HK$450), get yourself ready to join the scariest show on Pound Lane and competitions hosted by Drag Queen, Genie the Queenie. Prizes will be given to the scariest, wittiest and sexiest costumes. 

Date: Saturday, 27th October
Time: 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mrs. Pound, 6 Pound Ln, Sheung Wan, +852 3426 3949,

Dead Not Alive Halloween Party

Photo: Ruby Law Photography

In order to celebrate the eleventh year of the Dead Not Alive Halloween Party in Hong Kong, DJ Whoo Kid (NYC), DJ King (C ALL STAR), Eva Pinkland, Stassie, Copan Kasten, Dragonball, Hyphen and MC Han will make a guest appearance at the event. VIP tables are available for four (HK$5000), eight (HK$12,000), twelve (HK$16,000), eighteen (HK$24,000). 

Date: Saturday, 27th October
Time: 8:00 pm until late

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