Tag Archives | Halloween HK

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Dead Not Alive, Halloween 2011!

It’s that time of year again! Pumpkins are for sale, dismembered limbs hang high above Lan Kwai Fong, and spooky decorations are popping up all over the city. In keeping with tradition, the legendary ‘Dead Not Alive‘ Halloween party, hosted by the Alive Not Dead gang, will be taking place on Saturday, October 29th at […]

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Justin Bieber? Lady Gaga? Kenny Powers???

Costume stores selling Halloween outfits on Pottinger Street in Central, Hong Kong We’ve all been there. It’s the day before Halloween and you don’t have a costume, or even a clue about what you’re getting dressed up as. You swear to yourself that next year you’ll get your costume organized in advance. Well, we’re giving […]

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What’s so un-fun about Halloween in Lan Kwai Fong?

Lines! (Or ‘queues’, for you British English speakers.) Here’s the scenario: You get all dressed up and head out to Lan Kwai Fong (the epicenter of Hong Kong’s Halloween celebration,) but instead of being able to join the party, you have to walk slowly through check points for thirty minutes to an hour, with throngs […]

The long, long lines of Halloween 2008!

Halloween in Hong Kong has been growing exponentially every year and 2008 was no exception! This year it fell conveniently on a Friday. Throwing aside recent gloominess about the economy, throngs of people donned costumes and came out to celebrate. Why has Halloween, a totally foreign holiday been adopted by Hong Kong? I’ve offered my […]