Happy (almost) Halloween! It’s that time of year when we’ll all be getting drunk while wearing some random clothing that has nothing to do with the pagan-replacement holiday we’re celebrating!
Here are some of the best Halloween events in Seoul.
with their Friday and Saturday night Zombie Fiesta. They’ve pulled out all the stops and will be having pro makeup artists in case you sweat your Halloween face paint off, photographers from Vogue Girl and The Bling magazines, a costume contest, interior design by a stage-production designer from New York, and horror music and videos. All for 20,000 won entry.
Rocky Horror Halloween!
Seoul Players, the amateur dramatic expat society, are screening Rocky Horror and will be acting along with it. Join them — audience participation is encouraged, and there’s nothing that screams Halloween more than gyrating to the Time Warp. . Happening on both Friday and Saturday nights.
Wurst Halloween Party Ever
Want some chilled out fun, homemade cocktails and hotdogs on a rooftop? .
Freak or Treat 5K
Still not bored of colour runs and Spartan races? Here’s a 5K Halloween fancy dress-up where 50% of the 40,000 won price tag goes to charity. Here’s the website.
4th Annual Seoul Zombie Walk
Perhaps the only time of year when you can with a bunch of other people at a subway stop, park and throughout Hongdae.
Future Gods Beyond Halloween
Future Gods have slapped a Halloween label on their Beyond Sound electro dance event series and are throwing a rave for 20,000 won entry and you get a free drink.
Pricey at 85,000 won, but it might be worth it for a good few hours of all-you-can-drink Heineken. Plus you’ll be on a boat. Here are some pictures from last year’s party, and .
Slaughter House ’13
One day after they bring Fade to Mind’s Kingdom to Seoul, Cakeshop are going all out for their annual slaughterhouse bash. Expect cool music from resident DJs and freaky visuals from F:::UP.
Still Alive 5
Hosted by the punk band …Whatever That Means, Still Alive is a punk rock party with a heavy emphasis on dressing up in costume — there’s a 5,000 won discount off the 15,000 won entry price tag if you throw on some Halloween garb. .
W Blood Red Party at Woo Bar
Walkerhill’s swanky Woo Bar in eastern Seoul is always a slick place to party, and Halloween should be no exception. .
Shindig Halloween Special
“Back from the grave with a featuring live performances from White Lies Burlesque Revue and other special guests. Free shots from 10-12 for anyone dressed up, special prizes for the very best costumes, fiendishly good Halloween cocktails, B-Movie projections and plenty more surprises. 10,000 won entry.”
If you want to add an event then comment below/ . The Korea Herald have also put together a decent list of parties, check them out.
Images: Cover by Rusty Russ and above image by Jorge Toro