7 Halloween Events for Introverts

Do you feel like a Halloween Grinch? If all that costume parties and other big audience participation events are sending you running for communion with the undead, we’re here to save the day. This Halloween, have a blast sans the hangover (and the crowd). Whether you’re into the arts, film or games, these events will ensue a fang-tastic week ahead for even the most closeted of introverts.

 

1. ART – The Ghost of Sister Ping Exhibition Opening

How well do you know the ghosts in Chinese folklore? Venture through The Ghost of Sister Ping, an art work and multi-media installation based on a reinterpretation of historical Chinese ghost fictions. Learn more about the frustrated romance of young academic lecturer, Sister Ping and join in her love journey, feeling her love affair more closely by touching her clothes and peeping into the bedroom of her ex-lover, who deserted her for a male lover and homme fatale.

  1. When: 27 Oct, 7PM-9PM
  2. Where: Unit 13 Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd., To Kwa Wan, Hong Kong
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/OFzMYn

2. STORYTELLING – Hong Kong Stories Presents After Dark

In the moonlight, behind the shadows, at the break of dawn — all the best tales take place AFTER DARK. Join Hong Kong Stories for a night of amazing stories that take place once the sun is down. This live, first person storytelling show will take you on a journey — from spooky to sexy, bump-in-the-night to bump n’ grind, stumbling blindly to dancing in the dark.

  1. When:Friday 27 October, 8PM
  2. Where: 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, Hong Kong
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/u3XMCt

3. FILM – The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Find horror and humour in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a 1975 musical science fiction comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The production is a parody tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the 1930s through to the early 1970s. The story brings us to encounters with a mad scientist who actually is an alien transvestite and other strangers in elaborate costumes in a castle for an annual convention. 

  1. When: Friday 27 October, 7:30-10PM
  2. Where: The Hive Sai Kung, 5 Tai Mong Tsai Rd, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/8NtG3f

4. FILM – Alien (Original Version)

Or if you really want to be spooked, catch Ridley Scott’s seminal science fiction horror that spawned a billion dollar franchise, Alien

  1. When: Friday 27 October, 7:30PM & Sunday 29 October 2PM
  2. Where: Friday screening at Festival Grand Cinema; Sunday screening at Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/KJkC54

5. HERITAGE – Explore Happy Valley Cemeteries with Jason Wordie Walks

Forget fake costumes, brave a graveyard walk instead! If you are interested in Hong Kong’s history, explore Happy Valley Cemeteries with Jason Wordie Walks. Happy Valley contains one of Hong Kong Island’s most unexpected urban contradictions. Just across the way from the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s racetrack, a picturesque string of cemeteries accommodates the dead of various religions. 

  1. When: Saturday 28 October, 1:45-5PM
  2. Where: TBA
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/OfK3bw

6. GAME – Teleporters HK Presents The “Baby Driver” Game Room

Challenge yourself to keep a laser sharp focus with the Teleporters HK’s The “Baby Driver” Game Room. Step into Baby’s shoes in this 3-hour facilitated game room designed to test your speedy instincts and street smarts. 

  1. When: Saturday 28 October, 1:45-5PM
  2. Where: TBA
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/OfK3bw

7. RUN – HalloweenStreetathon

One for the fitness obsessed. Come in costumes and celebrate Halloween by running across the districts in Kowloon East, at the HalloweenStreetathon. Expect outdoor live music shows, F&B refreshments, face painting etc. in this carnival style event. Bonus: Raise funds for two beneficiaries Youth.ROC, which aims at transforming life through running, and Hong Kong Network for the Promotion of Inclusive Society.

  1. When: Sunday 29 October, 1-10PM
  2. Where: 126 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  3. Tickets: http://ptix.at/DSkW7D

 

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Mei Yi loves the discovery of places, experiences and technology. Her mission in Peatix is to raise the profile of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. She leads a multi-talented team to grow the vibrant Peatix communities in APAC. In her free time, Mei Yi makes Aeropress coffee and buries her head in academic history books to turn them into Youtube videos.