Preparations are well underway and the community spirit is high for Halloween with the Lantau community getting all decked out with cobwebs and eerie Halloween displays.
Here’s Around DB and Life on Lantau’s guide to celebrating Halloween on Lantau this year:
Halloween Time at Hong Kong Disneyland
Dress up as your favourite Disney villain or character, as Hong Kong Disneyland is hosting its most wicked Halloween party ever. With Mickey’s Halloween Time Street Party and Villains Night Out! Chapter 2, Halloween street parades will be in full force with lots of spooky fun.
When: Now until Tuesday October 31
Where: Hong Kong Disneyland
Trick or treating in Ham Tin
Kids can enjoy a fun and spooky evening trek along Ham Tin as costumed villagers go trick or treating for some goodies. (Registration must be made with event organiser in advance)
When: Friday October 27 (4.45pm onwards)
Where: Ham Tin, South Lantau
Alohaween at Mavericks
Mavericks will be hosting its annual Halloween Party with a film screening for kids, trick-or-treating, costume prizes to be won and much more – all for free!
When: Friday October 27 (6.15pm onwards)
Where: Mavericks, Pui O Beach
Halloween Zombie Run for Soap Cycling
Protect yourself from ‘the infected’ as the zombie epidemic spreads across DB through the community’s first Halloween charity run. The event is being held to raise awareness about sanitation and recycling as Soap Cycling celebrates its fifth year.
When: Saturday October 28 (5.30pm)
Where: Central Park (Siena Park), DB
Spooky night of Halloween fun at EpicLand
With extended hours to bring kids a spooky night of fun, EpicLand will be hosting a special Halloween night with themed decorations, trick-or-treating and a performance by the Storm Troopers.
When: Saturday October 28 (till 9.30pm)
Where: EpicLand, DB North Plaza
Tong Fuk Trick or treating trail
Don’t miss this year’s Tong Fuk trick-or-treating trail with a kick-off party to start off the night, followed by a trek along Tong Fuk houses and an after-party.
When: Saturday October 28 (4.30pm for the kick-off party, 5pm onwards for trick-or-treating and 6.30pm for the after-party)
Where: Tong Fuk, South Lantau
Halloween Party at My Thai and The Tavern
Celebrate Halloween with My Thai and The Tavern’s Halloween event featuring their first-ever haunted house, face painting, a live band and prizes to be won for the best dressed.
When: Saturday October 28 (5.30pm till late)
Where: My Thai and The Tavern, Tung Chung
Halloween Night at Caribbean Coast
Caribbean Coast is hosting a Halloween Night with game booths, face-painting, a Halloween parade and more.
When: Sunday October 29 (5.30pm to 9pm)
Where: 1/F Phase 1 Caribbean Coast Clubhouse, Tung Chung
Trick or treating in DB
DB’s annual trick or treating on Headland Drive will be taking place on the the day itself! Dress in your best costume as kids and adults alike will be collecting treats from some of DB’s best Halloween displays. Trick-or-treating is also being organised by residents of other villages in DB.
When: Tuesday October 31
Where: Headland Drive and other villages
To read about the history of Halloween, read Around DB’s October article, Wicked!Tags: discovery bay, halloween, halloween in discovery bay, halloween on lantau