It’s everyone’s favourite time of the year to dress up! As always, Halloween in Bali is filled with parties and celebrations where the island’s festive folk dress up, slap on face paint and find the liveliest fiestas around town.
Whilst Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October, this year since the Balinese Hindu celebration of Galungan falls on the same day, many parties will be taking place prior to the 31st. Nevertheless, whether you’re in Jimbaran, Canggu, Uluwatu or Ubud, there’s a Halloween party near you. Here’s our top picks:
Karma Beach Bali (Uluwatu)
The Witching Hour is close at hand, and at Karma Beach Bali they’re turning on the spooky fun for one and all this October 28th, from Midday-11PM. Featuring DJs Dizko Nuez, Rafa Lambert & Luciano Nieto, fun-packed activities for the children including face painting, horror dress up after dark, “Michael Jackson” Moonlight LIVE Performance and wall of fame photo booth. Party on the beach for your Halloween in Bali !
Pre-sale: Rp. 350,000 includes one complimentary Halloween cocktail
On the door: Rp. 500,000 includes two complimentary Halloween cocktails
Above Eleven Bali (Jimbaran)
The all-new rooftop Above Eleven Bali is hosting a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) party on 28 October 2017. Starting at 6pm going to 1am, this party will have everything including food, drinks and entertainment. Enjoy music from the venue’s resident DH’s (Laura, Angga and Krisna) will be spinning all night long, there will be professional face-painters giving you your complimentary spooky make-over, and of course a complimentary photo booth for you to snap some memories to take home with you.
What’s more, in true Dia de los Muertos spirit, there will be prizes for the best dressed guests! 1st Prize winners win one night (Including) at the Movenpick Hotels & Resorts while 2nd Prize winners win a F&B voucher worth IDR 600,000 for Above Eleven.
No entry fee, only a minimum purchase of IDR 200,000 in vouchers for F&B.
Reservations and info: (T)+62 811 386 0402 (W) www.aboveeleven.com/bali
Motel Mexicola (Seminyak)
This Mexican-themed bar and restaurant always lights up for Halloween in Bali. Also taking the theme of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), their party will take place on Monday, 30 October 2017, partying from 8pm to 2am. There will be DJ’s, music, and also a prize for the best dressed. This year’s theme, “La Llorana Momias de Guana Juato”, the mummies of Guanajuanto.
Free Entry, VIP bookings available
Finns Beach Club (Canggu)
Actually taking place on Halloween itself, party up at Finns Beach Club on the popular stretch of Berawa Beach. On the 31st of October, Finns is bringing in 3 international DJ’s to celebrate the occasion: Safia (DJ Set), Dom Dolla and Torren Foot. Party goes from 8pm-3am.
Free Entry. Minimum Spend of IDR 100,000 (online booking and at the door before 8pm) or IDR 250,000 (at the door after 8pm). VIP booths available.
Herb Library (Ubud)
On the last evening of every month, Herb Library at Alaya Resort Jembawan recreates the vibrant ambience of a traditional Balinese marketplace. Herb Library invites you to a special traditional Balinese marketplace with a touch of a Halloween on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. From 6pm to 11pm, there are live food stations serving up a delicious dinner of flavourful cuisine accompanied by a performance of local dance and music. This is an opportunity to take pleasure in a culturally-inspired evening filled with colourful moments to share with all your friends and followers on social media. Dinner starts from 6pm onwards.
Dinner priced at IDR 350,000++ per person. Bookings essential.