For the next two weekends the streets of Guangzhou will be awash with toilet paper wrapped mummies, kinky Disney princesses, stumbling zombies and a whole lot of fake blood. As the ghosts and ghastlies crawl out from their lairs to dance on the graves, where will you be? How will you celebrate this night of madness? If you don’t plan ahead you could be left out in the cold with a misfit band of vampires, superheroes and animal onesies. Not the best crew if you have to fight off an army of darkness. To make your life a little easier and to give you more time to create that (serial) killer outfit here is our 2013 Guangzhou Halloween roundup.
1) The Laboratory at the Grand View In Map
Start the Halloween celebrations a little early with the Laboratory at the Grand. Good Boyz Productions will be taking over the grand ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Guangzhou in order to give you one hell (pun intended) of a Halloween. With DJ performances from a full line-up of artists and giant projectors surrounding a state of the art 3D mapping and DJ stage this night is guaranteed to ‘terrify the skin off your bones’. There will also be 500 RMB in it for the best costume.
When: Oct 30, 22:00-04:00
Where: Grand Hyatt, 12 Zhujiang Xilu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
How much: 200 RMB (early birds); 250 RMB (between Oct 23 – 30); 300 RMB (on the door)
Tickets: Phone 15914304542 (English) or 15013280438 (Chinese)
Getting there: Take Subway Line APM to Women and Children's Medical Center (妇儿中心) station
2) Halloween at the W Hotel View In Map
Looking for a Halloween that is a little bit sexier than your standard affair? Well, the W Hotel is promising you the ‘perfect chance to live out your fantasies.’ Dress as a sexy French maid, a sexy fireman, a sexy vampire - really just sex up any outfit - and head to the W Hotel on November 2. There will be a free flow of alcoholic drinks and snacks, a live DJ set and the best dressed will win a trip to Thailand. That's right…freakin’ Thailand.
When: Nov 2, 09:00-02:00
Where: W Hotel, 26 Xiancun Lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
How much: 350 RMB (pre-sale) 390 RMB (on the door)
Tickets: email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 15813336704
Getting there: Take bus No. 20, 407, 778, 811, b22 to Jinsui Lu (金穗路) stop
3) Hooley’s Halloween View In Map
It’ll be a howling Halloween at Hooley’s this year. On October 31 they’ll be keeping their doors open until 02:00 so that you can cram in as many Halloween antics as possible before work or school the next day. For 100 RMB you can get six zombie shots from ‘spooky sexy’ shooter girls. In order to win some great prizes dress up in your best Halloween get up and be entered for the costume competition.
When: Oct 31, 20:00-02:00
Where: 101, 8 Xingsheng Lu, Zhujiang New Town, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 3886 2675
Getting there: Take Subway Line 5 to Liede station
4) The Walking Dead Halloween at Le Saint Tropez View In Map
Is the new season of The Walking Dead the inspiration behind your Halloween costume? Well, it is definitely inspiring Le Saint Tropez this year. Head to the French restaurant for scary decor, Zombie staff, free blood red jelly shots, and a cocktail for the ladies. Keep your wits about you; you don’t want to end up on the menu.
When: Oct 31-Nov 1
Where: 1 Jianshe Liumalu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 8388 0441
Getting there: Take bus No. 247, 483 or 546 to Jianshe Liumalu (建设六马路) stop
5) Night of the living dead at The Brew
All three locations of The Brew will turn into a gruesome chamber where punters get “zombified” by an on-site make-up artist, where an extended happy hour offers 2 for 1 drinks, where many other drink specials designed to intoxicate the body and mind are offered where a Halloween DJ spins the most wicked tunes. It’s going to get messy, in a good way.
When: Nov 1, all day
Where: Zhujiang New Town, Panyu, Shenshe Lu
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