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The Big 2014 Haps Halloween Guide

Looking for some Halloween excitement this year? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Haps brings you the what’s on this year for Halloween 2014 around the region, so browse our guide below and start making your plans for fright-night now.

Halloween fever hits the peninsula this weekend, and there’s plenty of things going on if you’re in the spirit. Most Halloween parties coincide with the big fireworks festival this Saturday, so expect big crowds around Gwangalli, and tons of people from Kyungsung University to Haeundae walking the streets. Public transportation will also be packed, so plan accordingly to get to your destination on time, as taxis may be sparse from 6 p.m. to midnight.

The Gwangalli Beach Road will also be closed to traffic in the early afternoon, so traffic in the area will be very congested.

If you are planning on heading out this weekend, here are some places that have events planned as of now. Check back during the week for the latest updates on what’s happening around the city.


 Saturday, October 25th

Haeundae

Thursday Party – All the TPs around the country are hosting costume parties. Amazing prizes can be won, with prizes nationwide totaling 4,500,000 won.

The Wolfhound - No big event this year at the Wolf, though some drink specials will be available.


Kyungsung

Thursday Party – See Haeundae lising.

HQ Bar- Also part of the Halloween in KSU bash, HQ has drink specials, a Halloween karaoke and many other events to spook you out. Photos for the costume contest on Koreabridge can be taken here.

Halloween in Kyungsung – Blue Monkey, Ol’55, Eva’s, Eva’s Ticket and HQ are putting on the annual big bash around KSU with over 2,000,000 won in prizes.

Eva’s Ticket - Live music and DJ’s start after 11:30 providing the entertainment during the late hours. Photos to enter the costume contest on Koreabridge can be taken here.

Ol’55 – Part of the big KSU bash with three bands rocking all evening.

Vinyl Underground – Two bands and four DJs keep spinning the party until the wee hours.

Eva’s – Drink specials and special cocktails are on tap as part of the KSU party rotation. Photos to enter the costume contest on Koreabridge can be taken here.

Almost Famous – Are hosting a Welcome to Transilviania Halloween party, but details are yet to be announced.

Blue Monkey – Part of the big KSU bash but no details available yet.


Seomyeon

Thursday Party – See Haeundae Listing


Gwangalli

Thursday Party – See Haeundae Listing


Ulsan

Thursday Party – See Haeundae Listing

Sticky Fingers – Costume competition, bands and DJs are scheduled at the Digit 666 Halloween special.


Daegu

Thursday Party – See Haeundae Listing


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Thursday, October 30

Charlie’s – The Paradise Hotel’s signature bar hosts a Halloween party from 8 to 10:30 p.m.


 Friday, October 31

Busan

Haunted House – Three days of scares and frights for children of all ages is back for another year in the city.

1st Gwangan Halloween Pub CrawlFive bars, lots of specials and beach mayhem are expected with plenty of prizes and entertainment for all.

PNU Halloween Party – The Halloween festivities move to the other side of town with a four bar rotation of music, drinks and fun.

Fuzzy Navel – Haeundae, both Gwangan, Nampo-dong and both Seomyeon locations are hosting Halloween parties all evening.

O’Kims – The Westin Chosun’s yearly Halloween bash with food and drink specials.

Eva’s Ticket – Will be screening the Rocky Horror Picture Show at 10:45 p.m. if you didn’t get enough Halloween the weekend before.

Yaman – LanguageCast Busan is hosting a Halloween party starting at 8:30 p.m.

Table Talk – Kyungsung’s foreign-owned English cafe has fun events and prizes at their evening party Halloween party.

Beach Bikini – The new Beach Bikini in Gwangan is hosting a party from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Daegu

Traveler’s – Not many details, but a big party is planned at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Ulsan

Big BiteSpecial prizes and events are scheduled at Big Bite in Ulsan.

Unique Recipe – A grand opening Halloween party is scheduled at the former Groove Cafe.


Saturday, November 1

Changwon

O’Brien’s – Enjoy a happy hour and drink specials to go along with a costume contest.


Know of other events? Send an email to chevhaps@gmail.com to add to the list.

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