The Jakarta Post
Many establishments in Jakarta are gearing up for Halloween parties. (Shutterstock/File)
Get your costume ready as Halloween is just around the corner.
Although Halloween is not an annual holiday in Indonesia, fret not, as you can still celebrate it in Jakarta. The Jakarta Post has spotted some restaurants/bars that will be hosting Halloween parties this weekend.
Feeling curious? Check out the list below.
Up in Smoke
Fans of zombies may want to make a reservation at Up in Smoke restaurant. On Oct. 27, the eatery will be hosting “A Night in Zombieland”, allowing you to dance the night away with fellow zombie lovers.
For the event, guests are entitled to a free shot at the bar. Those coming in costume have a chance to win a prize worth Rp 4 million (US$263.46).
Where: RDTX Tower, Ground Floor, Jalan Prof. Dr. Satrio Kav. 4 No. 6, Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta.
Potato Head Jakarta
Potato Head Jakarta is set to host a Halloween party on Oct. 31.
This time around, the establishment is bringing back the '90s vibes with performances from Diskoria Selekta and Robot Smith.
Moreover, the restaurant will be having a special pop-up bar by Indonesian restaurant Kaum Jakarta, allowing guests to enjoy a wide selection of Indonesian and root-to-flower cocktails.
Where: Pacific Place shopping mall, Jalan Jend. Sudirman No. 52-53, South Jakarta.
On Oct. 27, Beer Hall will be hosting the third installment of “The Cray On”, the establishment’s tribute to Brooklyn’s underground parties.
In conjunction with Halloween, guests are welcomed to dress in their favorite costumes.
As for the music, Beer Hall promises a full modern, R&B and quirky lineup, featuring local DJs, such as Ganarjito “Jidho” Abirowo and Pixiee.
A first drink charge of Rp 200,000 applies.
Where: SCBD, Jalan Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53, South Jakarta.
This Halloween, Bau-Haus 1933 is paying tribute to The Addams Family on Oct. 27.
Themed “The Crooked Family”, guests are suggested to come as a squad or family.
The party is set to start at 9 p.m., and three groups with the best family or squad costumes will have a chance to win a two-night stay at Hotel Monopoli in South Jakarta and F&B vouchers worth Rp 1,500,000.
Where: The East Plaza, Basement Floor, Jalan Dr. Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung, South Jakarta.
Blowfish Kitchen & Bar
Blowfish Kitchen & Bar will be hosting a Halloween party on Oct. 27.
Themed “Fear Fair”, the line-up includes Ride, Fendy, Ditto and Misslee.
Those wearing the scariest costume will have a chance to win various prizes, including an iPhone X, Apple Watch, Ismaya Gold Member and H&M Voucher.
Pre-sale tickets are priced at Rp 250,000 and available for purchase via Ismaya’s website. (wng)
Where: City Plaza at Wisma Mulia, Jalan Gatot Subroto No. 3, South Jakarta.