Best Halloween Events in Sydney 2021

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Did you feel that shiver? Halloween in Sydney is here to fill our streets with cobwebs and lollies, and turn kids into witches and monsters! It might look a little different this year but beware of unexpected surprises.

If you're looking for fun ways to celebrate, ellaslist has found the best Halloween events in Sydney so grab your best scary costume and get ready to party at these unique and quirky events to spook the night away.

Halloween Events in Sydney 2021

1. Luna Park Halloscream 9: Curse of the Coven (14+ years)

Halloween 2021
Luna Park Halloween 2021. Image: supplied.

Sydney's biggest Halloween event is back and scarier than ever as Luna Park Sydney transforms into hell on the harbour for Halloscream 9: Curse of the Coven - yikes!

For seven frightful nights, the witches will descend on Luna Park to cast their wicked spells at Halloscream 9: Curse of the Coven. The Curse of the Coven will deliver new sights and shocks never seen before as Luna Park transforms into a terror town under the enchantment of the coven.

Please note that this event contains scary themes and is not recommended for kids under 14. For more information, visit Halloscream.

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2. Spooktacular Halloween at Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour
Where else are you going to see a giant inflatable pumpkin than in Sydney!

Darling Harbour is going to be anything but ordinary this Halloween with their Spooktacular Halloween celebrations. Giant pumpkins, dance parties, themed cocktails, 'Treat or Treat hunts, spooktacular feasts, competitions, limited-edition spiced lattes and more will be on the agenda for Sydney families - don't miss out!

3. Halloween Family Fest at the Entertainment Quarter - POSTPONED

Halloween Family Fest
Halloween Family Fest at the Entertainment Quarter.

**This event has been postponed for 2021**

The Entertainment Quarter will be transformed into a ghostly graveyard of activities for a Halloween Family Fest over one wicked weekend.

Come dressed to scare and stir up a bit of fright at this haunted Halloween fair. Have a ghoulishly good time with games, showbags and rides - if you dare. Costume contests, doggie talent shows, festive Halloween crafts, a fun Haunted House and so much more will add to the spellbind event. Kids can grab a bag and holler “Trick or Treat” for some sweet surprises, then burn off the sugar high to Thriller and Monster Mash at the deadly disco. Finally, under the boo-tiful moon, an open-air cinema will be showing family-friendly scary movies.

 Entry Ticket is $5.00 and redeemable for a ride or game. Rider Wristbands are $25 including 2hr Unlimited rides and entry. Excludes carnival games, Halloween activities and food. Trick-or-treat bags are $5.

4. Kids World Spooktacular Halloween Disco

Whether you're opting in or out of trick-or-treating this year, the kids can still have a ball at the Kids World Playland Annual Halloween Spooktacular Disco! Kids World is an awesome multi-level indoor play space for kids 0-11 years.

There will be dancing, games and prizes at all three Kids World Playland venues in Bankstown, Macquarie Centre and Green Hills. Kids World is a safe place to celebrate Halloween with family and friends, and the delicious café will be open to serve snacks or dinner.

Kids tickets are $15 per child for the disco and an extra $5 for a kid's meal. Accompanying adults are FREE! For more information and to book your tickets visit Kids World.

5. Halloween Trivia Night at Waverley Library (Online)

If you're keen to stay home for your Halloween 2021, then let Waverley Library handle all the festivities for you with their Halloween Trivia Night. All you have to do is show up in your living room on 27 October (in costume is highly recommended!) and get ready to tackle some tough trivia questions from the comfort of your home. Register today!

6. House of Burton at Wonderland Bar

Wonderland Bar
Beetlejuice has arrived at Wonderland Bar.

What's more Halloween than a night spent with Beetlejuice?! Wonderland Bar is known for its themed events and Halloween 2021 is no different! Their House of Burton event brings you all the kookiness and crazies from the beloved Beetlejuice movie and is the perfect event to celebrate Halloween this year. 

7. Spook Yourself on a Ghost Tour in Sydney

If you're really keen to kick the spooky factor up a few notches for Halloween this year, booking a ghost tour is the way to do it! Sydney ghost tours are pretty creepy on any night of the year but embarking on a ghost tour on Halloween - now we're talking! There is a range of ghost tours on offer around Sydney to suit all ages and scare levels.  

8. Halloween Painting Sessions at Paint & Sip Studios

Paint & Sip studios
Halloween painting sessions at Paint & Sip Studios. Image: supplied.

Paint & Sip Studios are bringing their popular Halloween Painting Sessions back this Halloween in Penrith, Liverpool and Newcastle. Paint & Sip Studios provide all the materials including the canvas, paints, easel and apron. All you have to do is show up with your crew dressed in costume, BYO drinks and nibbles and enjoy a step-by-step painting class with a spooky touch. Book your session today!

9. Krispy Kreme Halloween Doughnuts

Share the Skremes this Halloween
Krispy Kreme Halloween donuts.

There are no tricks, just treats at Krispy Kreme this Halloween! In the spirit of the spooky season, Krispy Kreme will be launching three limited-edition Halloween themed doughnuts - The Mummy Doughnut, the Skully Doughnut and the Spiderweb Doughnut.

They’ll be available from Tuesday 19 October from selected Krispy Kreme Australia stores and from 27 October in 7-Eleven stores nationwide so you can share the Skremes this Halloween! For those who would rather stay inside their haunted house, delivery is available via Krispy Kreme, Deliveroo, UberEATS, Doordash and Menulog.

Krispy Kreme is also hosting a FREE doughnut offer on 31 October. Just head in-store or visit a Krispy Kreme Drive-Thru in your Halloween costume and receive a free Original Glazed® doughnut! Find out more at Krispy Kreme.

Celebrating Halloween During Covid

NSW Health supports everyone who wants to get involved in COVID-safe Halloween celebrations and has released a handy video full of COVID-safe Halloween advice:

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Oct 27 2016

Where do you collect such comprehensive information? Amazing article Thank you