Best Halloween Events For Kids In Melbourne

  • Toddlers

Halloween is here to bring you mountains of lollies, good laughs, fun memories and perhaps a few panic attacks just for good measure! So suit up in your Halloween finest, grab the garlic to ward off vampires, and head to these frighteningly fun Halloween events for the entire family across Melbourne.

Spooky Storytime

If you're looking for something a bit more tame to ease the little ones into Halloween, Spooky Storytime is just the event. Perfect for little ones aged 2 to 5, Spooky Storytime at Fairfield Library is a special FREE Halloween event on Saturday 26 October from 10.30 am to 11.30 am.  

What You Need To Know

Where: Fairfield Library
When: Saturday 26 October from 10.30 am to 11.30 am.
Cost: FREE

For more information check their website.

Friend In Me Halloween Spooktacular

All little witches, warlocks, ghouls and goblins are cordially invited to a spooktacular kids Halloween party at The Victoria Hotel in Yarraville. From 11 am to 1 pm, this mini Halloween extravaganza will keep little monsters entertained with trick or treating, face painting, entertainment, spooky treats, goodie bags, Halloween activities and more. 

What You Need To Know

Where: The Victoria Hotel , Yarraville 
Sunday 6 October, from 11 am to 1 pm.
Cost: $16 for children 1-16; kids under 1 go free.

For more information check their website.

Spooktober At Luna Dark

Image Source: Luna Park

8 days of crazy-spooky fun is coming to Luna Park this Halloween. Known as one of Melbourne's spookiest events, Spooktober At Luna Dark will show you the creepy dark side of Luna Park (after dark!). With custom haunted house experiences, roving zombies, carnival games, a trick or treat trail, ghastly glamour parlour, spooky entertainment and more, you'd better keep your family close at this event! 

What You Need To Know

Where: Luna Park, Melbourne 
25 October to 3 November, various times. Haunts during day sessions run every half hour from 11:30 am; Haunts during night sessions run every half hour from 6:30 pm. More info here.
Cost: Tickets from $19.50

For more information check their website.

Fright Night At Hedgend Maze

Hedgend Maze's Annual Fright Night is a living nightmare! Encounter your worst fears over two terrifying nights where everywhere you turn there's something sinister. Whatever you do… don't leave any of your friends behind!

In small groups, your only source of light will be from a candle-lit lantern shared between your group. A creepy stroll down a dark pathway will lead you through some pretty disturbing scenes across the 20-acre park, including the giant 1.2k hedge maze filled with your worst fears and nightmares! 

What You Need To Know

Where: 163 Albert Road, Healesville  
When: 19-27 October
Cost: Tickets $20 per child; $25 per adult; $20 per person for families. 

For more information visit the website.

Boo At The Zoo 

Image Source: Werribee Open Range Zoo

Back by popular demand, and running for 4 nights, Boo At The Zoo at Werribee Open Range Zoo is the ultimate way to celebrate Halloween with your family. Come along and Trick or Treat throughout the Pula Trail, there will be crafts and games, Halloween family-friendly characters and entertainment, trick or treating with themed doors located throughout the Zoo.

Come dressed in costume and get ready for some freaky family fun! 

What You Need To Know

Where: Werribee Open Range Zoo
When: Friday 25 October; Saturday 26 October; Wednesday 20 October; Thursday 31 October from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
Cost: $30 for adults, $20 for children, FREE for kids 0–2; $15 for members.

For more information check out the website.

Halloween At Notting Hill Neighbourhood House

A family-friendly, community event is on the agenda this October at Notting Hill Neighbourhood House. Get ready for some devilish entertainment for the whole family with Feed The Monster, Halloween crafts, trick or treating, door prizes, entertainment and more.  

What You Need To Know

Where: 37 Westerfield Drive, Notting Hill
When: Friday 18 October from 5.30 pm to 8 pm.
Cost: Tickets from $5.

For more information check out the website.

Melbourne General Cemetery Tour

If you've ever wondered what happens at a creepy cemetery after dark, here's your chance! A special children's tour at Melbourne General Cemetery is sure to turn into fright night for all participants. The Melbourne Cemetery tour will be given by a creepy tour guide who will terrifically terrify you with tales of gruesome truths and historical facts. Ghoulish giggles guaranteed and fancy dress welcome!

What You Need To Know

Where: Melbourne General Cemetery
When: Thursday 31 October from 7 pm to 8 pm.
Cost: Tickets from $20.

For more information check out the website.

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