Halloween is not just a single-day celebration. It is an entire season filled with tricks and treats. People dress up in spooky costumes and attend eerie ghost tours in Hanoi. As the festival approaches, Hanoi is hosting crazy parties and Halloween events this weekend.

The Halloween celebration in 2021 at Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake. Photo courtesy of the hotel

Seen Escape at No 15-17, Lane 143 Quang Hoa Street in Cau Giay District, Hanoi, is a live-action game featuring various thrilling Halloween-themed games.

This haunted house offers two main game themes: adventure and horror, with four scary rooms including the Attic, Cemetery, Basement, and Magic World.

When participating in these live-action games, players must collect hidden clues and data to decipher spiritual phenomena or escape from the torture and pursuits of the villains in the terrifying game rooms.

To add more horror to the game, players can choose to interact or not interact with the villains. The price for each 60-minute game ranges from VND149,000 to VND169,000 (around US$7).

Meanwhile, those who enjoy puzzles and challenging brain games can visit Miss Terry on Floor 10, No 381 Doi Can Street, Hanoi. The puzzle room in the center of the game, combined with horror elements, will provide players with an unprecedented experience.

Without physical effects, these escape rooms primarily use psychological tricks to create fear in players. However, the goal is simple: find a way out of the room within 60 minutes. Prices start from VND400,000 or $16 for a team with unlimited members.

A horror game offered by Seen Escape. Photo courtesy of the live-action game house

Moreover, there are less scary games available for younger players during this Halloween season. Tan Viet Game Zone will host a variety of events such as quizzes with prizes, masquerade nights, and circus performances for children at Vincom Royal City, Vincom Ocean Park, and WinMart supermarket in Trung Hoa Urban Area in Cau Giay District on October 29 and 30.

In addition, a Halloween Costume Contest will take place at AEON Mall Ha Dong on October 29. Participants in Halloween attire will showcase their talents in singing, dancing, and catwalking. The winners will receive cash awards of VND5 million or US$200 for groups and VND4 million or $160 for individuals.

A workshop entitled “Creating Halloween Accessories from Wool” is dedicated to families and will be held at How Café, No 7A, Lane 57, Lang Ha Street, from 9 to 11 A.M on October 30.

With the intention of contributing to the development of a mentally and physically healthy younger generation, FunRun Hanoi Co.Ltd will organize the “Halloween Run 2022” event at Thong Nhat Park for Hanoi families, starting at 6.30 A.M on October 30.

Duc Chien, a Hanoi resident from Thuong Tin District, mentioned that he is participating in the Halloween Run 2022 to pass on his son’s love for marathons.

“It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, but this is a great opportunity for the family to bond during the 2022 Halloween season,” he said.