It’s the spookiest time of the year, and there is a tonne of fun to be had around town! Check out our full round-up of Halloween events coming up over the next week or so.
ON THE GOLD COAST…
HAPPY HALLOWEEN AT DREAMWORLD (ALMOST SOLD OUT)
Friday October 25, from 6pm ‘til 10pm // Dreamworld, Coomera
Australia’s largest theme park has been webbed with mystical and magical attractions for its inaugural Happy Halloween spectacular! Dreamworld is delivering a series of spook-tacular nights, filled with Halloween delights without the scares and frights.
FESTEVIL AT THE FANGTUARY
Friday October 25 & Saturday October 26, from 6pm ‘til 9pm // Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Currumbin
Ride the ghost train into the Fangtuary at night, stopping off to meet the Wandering Wildlife. Enjoy the frightfully fun Wildlife Witches show, appearances by the Gruffalo and a kids disco to boo-gy along to, get your scare on in the photo booth and so much more.
Now thru to Saturday October 26, from 6pm ‘til 10pm // Movie World, Oxenford
The Gold Coast’s scariest experience is about to wrap up, but there’s still time to get your scream on. Now with five mazes – including an ‘IT’ inspired experience – and scream-tastic rides, Fright Night is not for the faint of heart.
TALLEBUDGERA VET HALLOWEEN OPEN DAY
Sunday October 27, from 10am ‘til 1pm // Tallebudgera Vet Clinic, Tullebudgera
Tallebudgera Vet Clinic are celebrating their brand new clinic with a spooky Open Day! There will be goodie bags, lots of candy, a door raffle, games with prizes, food, coffee truck, clinic tours, interactive demonstrations and much more.
FREE HALLOWEEN FUN
Thursday October 31, from 9.30am ‘til 7pm (sessions every 30 mins) // Concierge Desk, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Broadbeach
Jump on a broomstick and come along to Little Paccas in your spookiest Halloween costume to enjoy a free Halloween Trick or Treat. Visit each store as located on the map to find all the Trick or Treat codes, then collect your FREE Halloween Surprise!
SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN AT THE BAVARIAN
Thursday October 31 , from 11am // The Bavarian, Robina Town Centre, Robina
The Bavarian is bringing back the kid’s favourite ‘Decorate Your Own Pretzel’ workshop, with a Halloween-themed twist! For just $5, decorate your own doughnut pretzel with spooky icing and Halloween lollies! Available all day, but bookings are essential. Plus, kids in costume eat FREE!
LITTLE MONSTERS HALLOWEEN PARTY
Thursday October 31, from 4.30pm ‘til 8pm // The Great Lawn, Broadwater Parklands, Southport
Bring your little monsters to Broadwater Parklands and celebrate Halloween with a fancy dress competition, DJ Party and other spooky activities. Teaming up with Movies Under the Stars, they’ll also bring you a showing of Hotel Transylvania 3 after the party at 6.30pm. It’s all free!
SURFERS PARADISE FEST-EVIL
Thursday October 31 thru to Saturday November 2, from 9am ‘til 10pm // Surfers Paradise
A FREE 3-day event like no other, Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil lets children bring their wildest dreams to light by coming along in their most gruesome costume. Everyone can experience the frightful fun of zombies, ghosts, vampire-themed acrobats, stilt walkers staggering through Surfers Paradise plus so much more. Stop off at Paradise Centre for meet and greets with spooky Halloween characters, acrobats and stilt walkers and FREE face painting.
EPIC HALLOWEEN PARTY
Friday November 1, from 5pm ‘til 10pm & Saturday November 2, from 6pm ‘til 8pm // Epic Skate Rink, Tweed Heads South
It’s a Halloween party of epic proportions! Come along for tonnes of skating fun, complete with costumes, a Scare Cave and heaps of giveaways on the night.
HALLOWEEN FAMILY FESTIVAL
Saturday November 2, from 2pm ‘til 7pm // KDV Sport, Carrara
Suitable for all ages, this event is more fun than fright with the festivities running over five hours. Come dressed as your scariest character (and win a prize), games and activities, workshops, music, food and drinks, scary climbing wall and even a haunted house! Book now as tickets are limited.
A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: HALLOWEEN
Friday October 25, from 5.30pm ‘til 8.30pm // Level 2 Foyer, Queensland Museum, South Bank
Buckle up for a spook-tacular night of activities, from spooky science at SparkLab to mini golf, horigami, a monster mash dance party and plenty of creepy crawlies to discover.
TRICK OR TREAT LITTLE LITTLE STANLEY STREET
Friday October 25 & Saturday October 26, from 5pm ‘til 8pm // Little Stanley Street, South Bank
The spooktacular celebration of all things scary is back, with activities for family and friends to come together to eat, trick and treat! See the street lined with colourful Halloween characters creating a trail of trick or treat hotspots up and down South Bank’s restaurant strip, giving the chance for Halloween lovers to collect buckets of tasty goodies.
BRISBANE FRIGHT MARKET
Friday October 25 & Friday November 2, from 4pm ‘til 10pm // Brisbane Night Markets, Rocklea
Come along for a ghoulishly fun Fright Night at Brisbane Night Market and have a scary good time with the whole family. You can expect: a Trick or Treat Trail, Haunted House, Face Fainting, competitions for best-dressed child and adult, wickedly good cocktails and live bands.
MANLY HARBOUR VILLAGE HALLOWEEN STREET PARTY
Saturday October 26, from 1pm ‘til 10pm // Manly Harbour Village, Manly
Brisbane’s biggest and longest running Halloween event is back, with street and stage entertainment, on-water displays, markets, Harbourside Eat Street, giant Ferris Wheel, amusements and the famous Street Parade. Entry is free!
Saturday October 26, from 8pm ‘til 10.30pm // Blackbird Bar and Grill, Brisbane City
It’s Halloween with a Veuve Clicquot twist! Prepare yourself for a night in a haunted manor as Blackbird teams up with Veuve Clicquot for their annual Yelloween event. Enjoy a night of flowing champagne, dancing, horrifying entertainment and more!
FANGORIA X MONSTER FEST
Thursday October 31 thru to Monday November 4 // Various locations, Event Cinemas
The world’s most iconic horror brand, Fangoria, will join Event Cinemas to deliver a four-day weekend featuring screenings, special events and filmmaker Q&As. It’s a celebration of the latest and greatest cinema from around the world.