Alcohol ban and social distancing be damned: there’s still plenty of fun to be had this Halloween. From a Squid Game-themed party to tricking out at a surf skate hotspot, here are the best ways to make the most of a very weird spooky season.
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Halloween goes Greek at Aesop’s. Expect face-painting, Halloween games, and the requisite Grecian plate-smashing. Dress your fanciest, because there will be prizes for the best costumes.
Oct 31, 6pm onwards, 120 Sala Daeng Soi 1/1.
Forestias is hosting a party in its forested spot with some wild tricks and treats. Jazz up your Halloween costume for a weekend full of surprising activities and scrumptious bites with your friends and family. Seating is limited; advance registration is required.
10am-8pm, Oct 28-31, The Forestias by MQDC, 695 Soi Sukhumvit 50. Free
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Forget the tricks and go for the treats at this beach club-inspired tapas bar. DJs Kingsize and Tom KFG will provide the soundtrack. Bookings advised.
Oct 30, 4-10pm, Escape Bangkok, 5/F, The EmQuartier. Free
Image: Bardo Social Bistro and Bar
If you thought the Squid Game fever was over, well, guess again. Sathorn 10’s Mediterranean bistro will be hosting a Squid Game-themed Halloween brunch and dinner, with special a la carte dishes and complimentary food for kids as well as fun games on the docket. Think Honeycomb, Ddakji, marbles, and more, but presumably without the death. Seats are limited.
Oct 31, 11am onwards, Bardo Social Bistro and Bar, 28/12 Sathorn Soi 10.
Wine and dine this Halloween with free-flow food and cocktails at Cuban-inspired Mojjo.
Oct 30-31, 5pm onwards, Mojjo Rooftop Lounge & Bar, Skyview Hotel, Sukhumvit 24. B990/person
It’s Halloween fun for the whole fam at Bangkok Trading Post. Dress up in your best outfit, indulge in some sweets, and bring your furry friends to join the pet-friendly party.
Oct 31, noon-7pm, Bangkok Trading Post Bistro & Bar, 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 39.
CentralWorld gets spooky with a Halloween headband workshop, photo ops in front of Paul Bakery (2/F), a pop-up market, food and drinks, and more.
Oct 25-31, CentralWorld, Rama I Rd. Free
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Get your little ghouls excited with a scavenger hunt adventure at The Commons Saladaeng. The Commons. Head to the top floor for a fun-filled day of decoding tricks, unlocking secrets, and collecting treats (10am-5pm). You can create trick-or-treat bags (B200), construct Halloween hats (B100), and make your own slime (B200), or peruse the stalls on the second floor and capture it all at the pop-up photo booth (10am-9pm).
Oct 30, The Commons Saladaeng, Saladaeng Soi 1. Workshops from B100
Don your costume and drop by Paws’ adoptable cat cafe for a day full of fun and games that doesn’t have to end if you bring a kitty home with you. Paws even promises some of the cats will be in fancy dress, too.
Oct 30, noon-4pm, Union Space Thailand, Sukhumvit Soi 61. Free
Image: Jump Master Skate Haus via Facebook
Charoenkrung’s uber-hip surfskate spot is hosting a night full of contests, skating, and music, organized by skate and lifestyle brand Pavement. Come in your coolest outfit to win special prizes, or sway your way through a pumpkin-themed surfskate race as DJs spin tracks. Limited to 25 people only.
Oct 30, 5-10pm, Jump Master Skate Haus, 3/F Chai Phatthanasilp Bldg., Charoenkrung Soi 35. B490/person