October 2015: The Best Halloween Events and Celebrations in Honolulu

Here’s our guide to the best Halloween events around Honolulu.


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Tired of staying in and watching Hocus Pocus for the 10th time this month? Let your inner Sanderson sister out and join the land of the living. Check out October’s best Halloween events for a frightfully good time.

 

SEE ALSO: October 2015: The Best Family-Related Halloween Events and Celebrations in Honolulu

 

Trick or Treat at the Trump “Yelloween Party” 

Friday, October 16

The Trump’s swanky Yelloween Party promises a night to remember. Get your pre-Halloween party fix with a costume contest, sets by DJ Dana Kruse and DJ Analog, as well as a performance by a zombie drum line. A portion of the proceeds will even be donated to community nonprofits. Reserve your bottle service now for the best seats in the house.

Trump International Hotel, 223 Saratoga Road, 7 to 11 p.m., tickets start at $10, buy your tickets here 

 

SEE ALSO: 2015 Yelloween Party at Lux at the Trump

 

Zombie Dash Hawai‘i 

Saturday, October 17

The walking dead are so last year. See if you can survive the running dead in Zombie Dash Hawai‘i’s unique 5K obstacle course. Run for your life to avoid sand traps, tires, potholes and, of course, plenty of zombies. If you decide you can’t beat them, join them, and sign up to volunteer as a zombie. Individual entry cost, $39, with the opportunity to create or join a team.

Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Highway, 2 to 8 p.m., sign up here 

 

SEE ALSO: October 2015: The Scariest Haunted House Attractions in Honolulu

 

The WonderShow: Monster Mash  

Saturday, October 17

He did the mash, he did the Monster Mash! Hawai‘i’s best burlesque artists, contortionists, pole dancers, acrobats and more will provide an unforgettable Halloween experience. The show starts at 10 p.m., but make sure to stay for midnight happy hour. We promise you won’t turn into a pumpkin. General admission tickets are $7.

Hula’s Waikīkī, 134 Kapahulu Ave., doors open at 9 p.m., buy tickets here 

 

Zombie Dating

Saturday, October 17

Not enough zombies showing up on your Tinder app? Just can’t seem to find the right mix of beauty and braaaains? Fear not, the Zombie Dating event is here. Presented as part of the Zombie Bar Crawl, the event will feature the Dead Head Dating Game and, if things go well, an Undead Wedding ceremony. Wristbands cost $15 and will get you into 13 bars.

Chinatown, buy your tickets here 

 

Halloween Haunted House

Saturday, October 31 

If you outgrew the “Monster Mash,” you’re in luck. Fantasy House at The Republik will feature DJ BL3ND for a Halloween dance and costume party. Supporting DJs Baumer, Omnia and more will round out the night. Tickets cost $15, and the show starts at 8 p.m.

The Republik, 1349 Kapi‘olani Blvd., buy your tickets here 

 

Nightmare on M Street 

Saturday, October 31

Are you a fan of Wes Craven films? Nightmare on M Street might be the place for you. This year, M is throwing it back to old-school thrillers; so don’t be surprised to see Freddy Kruger, Jason or Michael Meyers roaming around. The outdoor portion of the block party is free until midnight, and costume contest entrants can look forward to prizes that include a trip to Las Vegas. Keep the party going at the M until 4 a.m.

M, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., buy your tickets here 

 

Hallowbaloo 

Saturday, October 31

No Halloween is complete without downtown’s Hallowbaloo. This year the event is expanding, with the Hallowbaloo Street Festival taking place at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum and surrounding streets. Enjoy music, art and food, and then catch a free trolley to Club Hallowbaloo. Purchase a $10 early bird wristband now because prices will increase. 

Buy your tickets here 

 

SEE ALSO: Hallowbaloo Music and Arts Festival Guide: Everything You Need to Know

 

Hulaween 2015

Saturday, October 31

Did you spend too much money on your Comic Con costume this year? Well, here’s your chance to recoup some of that. This year, Hula’s is hosting a Comic Con themed Halloween party. If you have the best costume, you could win more than $2,000 in cash and prizes.

Hula’s Waikīkī, 134 Kapahulu Ave., Second Floor, buy your tickets here

 

Comics Come Alive

Saturday, October 31

Gather your squad or ride solo this year at Halloween at the Hyatt, but don’t forget to enter the costume contest, because the first-place winner will receive $1,000 in cash and second place will be a trip for two to Las Vegas. Individual or group costumes are welcome.

Hyatt Regency Waikīkī, 2424 Kalākaua Ave., tickets are sold at The District, Ginza Nightclub, Local Motion, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Campus Center, The lounge or you can buy tickets here 

 

Dark Side (A Star Wars Halloween Block Party)

Saturday, October 31

Come to the dark side at The District. The new nightclub has teamed up with Ginza to give you one of the best Halloween parties this year. There will be no cover for The District between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., and then you can continue the party at Ginza Nightclub until 4 a.m. If you are coming from the Hyatt Halloween party, bring your ticket stub for no cover. It’s not a Halloween party without a costume contest. Make sure your costume is on point because you can win $2,000 in prizes. May the force be with you.

The District, 1349 Kapi‘olani Blvd., buy your tickets here 

 

Halloween Straight Outta

Saturday, October 31

Not enough NWA in your life? Celebrate Halloween Straight Outta Hard Rock Cafe. Listen to the sounds of EMKE, DJ Jimmy Taco and surprise guests. You can also win $1,500 in cash for the best costume.

Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beachwalk Ave., buy your tickets here 

 

Bookmark this page! We will be updating this page with more Halloween events throughout the month. 

 

READ MORE STORIES BY BRITTNEY NITTA-LEE

 

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