Halloween Parties Galore – 26 to 30 October

The end of October brings out a coterie of witches, warlocks, ghouls and gremlins and all things that go bump in the night. Old and young can regale themselves and dress up as their favourite wicked character to go prance around at various venues around Bali. Here are a few options to pick from.


Halloween Horror Show at The Lawn Canggu – 26 October

The Lawn beach lounge at Batubolong presents their annual Halloween Horror party with prizes for best (I think they mean scariest) dressed and plenty other freaky surprises. Fun starts at 4pm. Tickets cost $53.30. More info


Halloween Open House at the Blue Dolphin Playskool – 27 October

The Blue Dolphin Playskool Puri Gading in Jimbaran is inviting all kids aged 1.5 to 6 years to a spooktacular “OPEN HOUSE” Halloween Party. There are plenty of fun activities planned like a Halloween Parade, Colouring and Craft Competition, Trick or Treat, Finger Print Analysis for children, Introduction to Construction Zone Lasy, and PINATA!! You can also win the Best Halloween costume. Join them for lots of fun and giggles.

When        : Saturday 27 October from 9 to 11 am

Where      : Blue Dolphin Playskool Puri Gading, Jl. Jakarta Blok E4/9 Puri Gading, Jimbaran, Bali 80361

Cost            : FREE, RSVP to 08123 3942 7181


Halloween Costume Party at the Anak Atelier – 27 October

Spend an entertaining family weekend in the Bukit this Halloween. The Anak Atelier is throwing a Halloween Costume Disco Party to remember and it promises to be a frightfully fun Family Monster Mash. Tickets include a goodie bag for children, games, crafts, face-painting, costume parade, competition for parents and a spooktacular disco for the young and their fun-loving parents. Costumes and dancing shoes are a MUST. Sale of food, drinks, beers and punch for the thirsty, hungry and over 18’s

When        : Saturday 27 October from 3 to 6 pm

Where      : The Anak Atelier at Jln Pantai Balangan.

Cost          : Children – IDR 150.000 presale or IDR 180.000 at the door. Adults – IDR 30.000. Due to limited capacity, get your pre-sale tickets now before they are sold out. Door ticket sales will start at 2:45pm on party day.

Contact   : or W.A ‭+62 878 63550300‬ to book your tickets


Bali Batik Festival 2018 – 26 to 28 October

Batik has a long history in Indonesia and the traditional designs which are highly coveted by connoisseurs and collectors have evolved into contemporary fashion so batik maintains its allure for both conventional and more modern fashions. Ayodya Resort Bali hosted a successful batik festival last year and are again showcasing and promoting the creations of Indonesia’s batik industry. Leading designers and producers Tjok Abi, Afif Syakur, Dwi Iskandar, Uluwatu, KEKEA Wastra Gallery, Mila Clothing, Jro Puspa, Riesna Dewi and Komunitas Cinta Berkain Indonesia (KCBI) will be showing their finest cloths, garments and batik inspired products. Batik-making demonstrations, finished batik products available for purchase, and jewellery-making exhibits will be open to the public free of charge. You can also attend a gala dinner and fashion show on Saturday 27 October and a KCBI Night event on Sunday 28 October 28.

When                  : Friday to Sunday 26 to 28 October

Where                : Ayodya Resort Nusa Dua

Cost                     : Dinner and fashion show IDR 2 million; KCBI Night   party IDR 350.000.

More info        :

telephone +62-(0)361-771102 (extension #4001) or Email


Crown Cup International Dancing Championship – 27 October

If you are a fan of ballroom dancing, don’t miss this international dance competition at the Padma Legian Resort. Crown Cup has been organising these events for a number of years across the world. Competitions are across all age categories in a broad range of dance styles. There will be pro and amateur divisions, student/student competition, and student/teacher competition. The evening will also include a Pro/Am showcase and a professional dance performance.

When        : Saturday 27 October at 7 pm

Where      : Padma Resort in Legian

Cost            : Tickets IDR 100.000

Contact   : Luka Fannie at +62-(0)8135 3449 348 or email


Ubud Writers & Readers Festival – 25 to 28 October

The yearly UWRF is a veritable smorgasbord of literary and arty delights. Even if you are not a book lover, many events at the various venues are bound to perk up your interest. Almost 50% of the festival’s events are free. There is a full plethora of free event offerings including non-mainstream movies and documentaries, art exhibitions, musical and comedy entertainment, poetry slams, children’s programs and fringe events. Check out the many free events at


Monday Movie Night at Karma Beach– 29 October

Halloween movies are always a hit and Karma Beach is planning 2 spooky movies to befit the occasion. Served with a ghostly dinner board. Dare to come and watch!

When        : Monday 29 October – Hotel Transylvania at 6:45 pm and The Haunting at 8:30 pm

Where      : Karma Beach Resort at Ungasan

Cost            : Kids Movie Board IDR 100,000 ++; Parents Movie Board IDR 550.000 ++ for 2.


The Yak 2018 Awards – 3 November

This year’s theme is called The French Connection and it promises to be a chic, sassy and sexy event in befitting surroundings. Enjoy a night of gilded glamour and celebrate with the winners of this year’s coveted awards. Voting for your favourite restaurant, watering hole, beach club, personality and community services is still open online at The Yak until 29 October.

When                         : Saturday 3 November from 6 to 9 PM; after party from 9 to midnight

Where                       : Morabito Art Villa at Berawa beach

Cost                            : Tickets can be purchased via Go-Tix for IDR 750.000 or at the door for IDR 850.000

More info                :


The following events are still ongoing:

Makepung Bull Races – Every second Sunday morning till November in Jembrana. Contact Jembrana Government Tourism Office for more information.

Hot Air Ballooning at The Chedi Club Ubud – Now to November. Book at

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