This October, Halloween creeps in at Singapore Flyer, with its rainforest being transformed into an eerie hideout of ghouls and ghosts.

The new Director and Group CEO at Wildlife Reserves Singapore, Isabelle Loh, may have ruined Halloween for many by abruptly canceling Night Safari’s iconic and very successful annual Halloween event; other local attraction sites like Singapore Flyer are quick to chip in and fill the demand gap.

I attended the media preview of the Halloween FrightFest at Singaopore Flyer last Thursday (20 Oct), together with a group of omy Blog Club bloggers. Many came dressed in a mix of scary, pretty and fun costumes in the spirit of Halloween.

Rachell and her boyfriend’s costumes especially rocked. Their make-up was so good that many found them to be even scarier than the hired professional talents! It was no surprise Rachell won the top prize for best costume of the night. 🙂

Me with Rachell and her boyfriend. I swear I cannot recognise both of them when they called me!

Me with Rachell and her boyfriend. I swear I cannot recognise both of them when they called me!

I love these two Ghostbuster characters too

I love these two Ghostbuster characters too

For the media preview, we started off with a tour in the Singapore Flyer rainforest where costumed talents were planted to jump out of bushes to scare visitors:

Entrance to the Halloween rainforest

Entrance to the Halloween rainforest

Costumed bloggers waiting to enter the rainforest

Costumed bloggers waiting to enter the rainforest

Bloggers Holly and Jacqualine posing for photos

Bloggers Holly and Jacqualine posing for photos

I like this ghost's costume - pretty lady on one side and disfigured ghost on the other side

I like this ghost's costume - pretty lady on one side and disfigured ghost on the other side

Another ghost talent

Another ghost talent

Some props to add to the scare factor

Some props to add to the scare factor

Many of the bloggers were more busy taking photos with the poor talents than getting scared by them. To be fair, some of the talents’ costumes were pretty good. The scare factor should be there for the general public who are not click-happy bloggers armed with their array of photos and videos capturing devices.

After the scary stuff, we got to take a ride on the Singapore Flyer.I think this is the fourth time I boarded one of their capsules this year. Each time, Singapore’s city landscape changes and I would marvel at how fast we have progressed (or regressed in some areas like public transport).

Inside one of the capsules

Inside one of the capsules

At the highest point

At the highest point

The day ended with a Special Halloween Brew (non-alcoholic) at the Singapore Flyer lounge. I find this a rather thoughtful, children-friendly gesture.

Costumed bloggers hanging around the lounge

Costumed bloggers hanging around the lounge

Rachell and her boyfriend were crowd magnets - everyone wants to take a photo with them

Rachell and her boyfriend were crowd magnets - everyone wants to take a photo with them

Announcing the winner for Best Costume

Announcing the winner for Best Costume

Collecting our drinks

Collecting our drinks

The Singapore Flyer Special Halloween Brew

The Singapore Flyer Special Halloween Brew

If you are interested to visit Singapore Flyer for  their Halloween FrightFest:

Tickets are priced at SGD$25 nett each for a Singapore Flyer ride, including entry into FrightFest @ Singapore Flyer Rainforest and 1 Special Halloween Brew (non-alcoholic)*

There are also special deals available on Deal.com.sg and for PAssion card members.

How to Purchase:

Walk into any of Singapore Flyer’s ticketing counters on-site or call or email at 6333-3311 or [email protected] to pre-book.

* All tickets are valid for Friday (28 Oct) at 9pm & 10pm and Sunday (30 Oct) at 9pm & 10pm only. Saturday’s tickets are sold out.