Best Grown-Ups Halloween Events For 2017

Who says Halloween is only for kids? This spooky holiday can be enjoyed by everybody.

While you might be a little too old for trick or treat (maybe), you’re never too old to dress up. Halloween is the perfect night to indulge your dreams of living in a fairytale land…or turning into something from someone’s worst nightmare.

If you’re ready to party like a real grown-up should, here are some places you can go to fill your Halloween night with thrills and chills.

Halloween Horror House

If you enjoyed the movie IT and still get a little thrill when you think of Sadako in The Ring, then you will surely get hyped for the Halloween Horror House. The wildest horror maze in Manila features “Asian Horror Stories” this year. It’s going to be at the One Esplanade, Mall of Asia from October 29 to November 01, 2017. For P900, guests get an unlimited pass to Horror House Maze, access to Park and an HHH shirt. For P500, guests get a single entry to the maze and park.

Harry Potter and The Great Hogwarts Halloween

Bring your squad of wizards and witches and learn some tricks at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on October 28 and 29, at the Pineapple Lab at 6071 Palma Street, Barangay Poblacion, Makati City. Don’t forget to bring your robes and wands to learn spells, magic, charms, defense against the dark arts. Entrance is at P600 and P2,100 if you’re up for some magical dinner…but, if you’re a REAL Potter fan you’re going to want to take the Complete Harry Potter Experience at P4,000 for both days. For an additional P1,200, adult Potterheads can take Potions class and learn how to brew some boozy potions.

Diamond Hotel Halloween Room Promo

Looking for a Halloween staycation in the metro? Check out what the Diamond Hotel has in store for you. Just use promo code HIDEAWAY and get a buffet breakfast for two, 1 free ticket for trick or treat event (per stay), 20% off on massage and laundry service, and unlimited Wi-Fi access for up to two devices. Booking is until November 3, 2017 and stay period is from October 27 to November 3, 2017.

Café Scientifique: The Science of Fear

“What does fear look like in the brain? Why do we get scared and what can we do about it?” If you’re looking for answers to these questions, let the famous Mind Mover Garrick Bercero enlighten you on the science behind basic human emotions. This event is free and open to the public, but seats are limited. The event is at The Mind Museum on Oct 28, 2017.

Word of Mouth: A Night of Unscripted Storytelling on Hauntings

Hulma Collab in collaboration with The Book Stop Project invites everyone to High Street, BGC on October 21, 5pm for a spooky storytelling session featuring 10 performers who will share real-life stories of paranormal experiences.

Grown-Ups Halloween Night

Escape being an adult for a day when Kidzania Manila lets you go back in time during their Back to Kidz event happening on October 20, 2017 at 6pm. This event is open to adults ages 18 and above. Regular ticket is at P880. Early bird groups of four can avail tickets at P3,000 only.

Cubao Hex 2017

Enjoy music, flowing booze, and some good socializing while in your best costumes. Join the annual Halloween Cubao Expo Costume Party on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 6:00 PM and watch performers such as Pusakalye, Expostrange, Nanay Mo, Shadow Moses, Lady-I and many more.  A Best Costume prize will be awarded and some giveaways will be available too.

20:20 Halloween Special: Tower of Doom

20:20 brings you 30 of Manila’s top DJs over 3 stages all in one night at Tower of Doom on October 27, 2017. Lineup includes LUSTBASS + Mango Flow (Inez), Nicky J + Manolet Dario, Sky Dominique + Ikarus Escoto, The Grrs (Mafia x James), The Diegos, Major Chie + Odile, Xi + Eduardo, Hotdog (Karlo x Asela), Red-i + Ras Taro, Don P + Jenn LAygo, Those Girls (Erika + Cher), LIKE ANIMALS + Amaya Chan, Samantha Nicole + Hefril, and Elephant Sound System (Paul x Super Starlet). Doors open 9pm.

Midnight Museum: Quest of Heroes

The gods are calling out to brave heroes for a quest to save the world. The Ayala Museum, in partnership with Mystery Manila, is inviting you to partake in a spooky adventure on their grounds on October 27. Experience a pre-colonial mystery challenge and solve puzzles and clues. Ticket prices start at P850.