Spooktacular Halloween Events in Sydney 2023

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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!

If you're looking for fun ways to celebrate, ellaslist has found the best Halloween events in Sydney for 2023—so grab your best scary costume and get ready to party at these unique and quirky events to spook the night away.

Spooktacular Halloween Events in Sydney 2023

1. Broadway Sydney Halloween Spooktacular

Broadway Sydney Halloween Spooktacular
Free craft workshops at Broadway Sydney's Halloween Spooktacular.

If you dare to venture into the Broadway Sydney Halloween Spooktacular, you will be trick-or-treated to some FREE fun, freaky events. Get creative and decorate your own Halloween-themed wooden wall hangings at their Creepy Craft sessions, and join their Trick-Or-Treat Trail on Halloween evening for a harrowing hunt through the centre.

Kids who are booked into classes and the trail can also get into the Halloween spirit with FREE freaky face painting.

Where:       Level 3, Broadway Sydney, 1 Bay St, Ultimo
When:        Creepy Craft Workshops: Saturday 21 - Sunday 29 October 2023
                   Trick Or Treat Trail: Tuesday 31 October
Cost:          FREE | Bookings essential

2. Cockatoo Island Halloween Tours  

Cockatoo Island Special Spooky Halloween Tours
Discover a vibrant cultural landmark with a haunting history.

This Halloween, you're invited to dress up and celebrate the spooky season with special after-dark tours at a hallowed harbourside landmark. Do you dare discover its darker side?

For three nights only, Cockatoo Island’s most popular attractions will be under a magical spell as their spooky special Halloween Tours get a fun festive twist. Don't miss an ethereal opportunity to take your family on an adventure through the atmospheric one-time convict penal establishment, including access to buildings rarely opened to the public. From convict workshops to the supernatural realm, captivate your imagination with history and mystery on Cockatoo Island this Halloween.

Where:    Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour
When:     Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Tuesday 31 October 2023
Cost:      Adults $80 | Child $55

3. Halloscream at Luna Park

Halloween events in Sydney 2023
One for older kids and grown-ups, Halloscream is as spooky as it sounds!

Halloween events in Sydney don't get much spookier than Halloscream!

Sydney's biggest Halloween event is back and scarier than ever as Luna Park transforms into hell on the harbour for Halloscream

Sydney’s scariest Halloween event is celebrating 11 years of XTREME FEARS with Sydney's longest Halloween maze, a House of Horrors, immersive horror-themed interactive attractions, loads of spooky food and drinks, plus, unlimited rides all night long.

Please note that this event contains scary themes and is not recommended for kids under 14. 

Where:   Luna Park, 1 Olympic Dr, Milsons Point
When:    27-31 October 2023 from 6 pm to 10 pm
Cost:      Tickets from $95.95

4. Little Park of Horrors at Centennial Park

Halloween events in Sydney 2023
Little Park of Horrors at Centennial Park.

Spooktacular fun awaits at Centennial Park this Halloween in Sydney!

Join the team for a ghoulish, spooky and ghostly night at the Little Park of Horrors where costumes are highly encouraged. Starting off at the WILD PLAY Discovery Centre, Little Park of Horrors includes spooky stories, ghoulish games, creepy crawlies and crafts for ages four to 10 (parent supervision is mandatory). Each session runs for one hour and includes a Spooky scavenger hunt obstacle course, creepy crafts, and the chance to meet live creepy creatures of Australia's wildlife.

Where:   WILD PLAY Discovery Centre, Dickens Dr, Centennial Park
When:    Sunday 29 October 2023 from 8.30 am to 3.45 pm
Cost:      $20 per child

5. Halloween Fest at Bella Vista Farm

Halloween events in Sydney 2023
Halloween Fest at Bella Vista Farm.

Bella Vista Farm will be transformed into a spooktacular Halloween extravaganza for Halloween Fest 2023.

Tricks, treats, and plenty of thrills will be on the agenda for this two-day festival of haunted attractions, pumpkin-carving contests, eerie entertainment, trick-or-treating, horror magic shows, a reptile show, disco, horror movies for the kids, and prizes for the best dressed so come wearing something spooky!

Where:   Elizabeth Macarthur Dr, Bella Vista
When:    21-22 October 2023 from 12-8 pm
Cost:      Tickets from $28 for general admission; children under three go free

6. Spooky Spotlight Tour at Plough & Harrow

Halloween events in Sydney 2023
Spooky Spotlight Tour 

Western Sydney Parklands are moving the spine-chilling celebrations outdoors on All Hallows' Eve with their Spooky Spotlight Tour!

Join in on a spooky and educational tour of Western Sydney Parklands after dark as you get a behind-the-scenes look at what the park's creatures get up to once the sun goes down. 

The Spooky Spotlight Tour will kick off from Plough & Harrow and includes a professional tour guide. Children must be accompanied by their parents at all times. Costumes are highly encouraged!

Where:   Elizabeth Dr, Abbotsbury
When:    27 October 2023 from 6 to 7.30 pm
Cost:      From $20

7. House of Burton at Wonderland Bar

Wonderland Bar House of Burton
Beetlejuice has arrived at Wonderland Bar.

Calling all adults and fans of Tim Burton - what's more Halloween than a night spent with Beetlejuice?! Wonderland Bar is known for its themed events and Halloween in Sydney 2023 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. 

Where:   Wonderland Bar, Bayswater Road, Potts Point
When:    4-31 October 2023
Cost:      $17 per ticket, includes a welcome drink

8. Trick or Treating 

Kids going trick or treating
Kids trick-or-treating

If the kids have been begging you for more trick-or-treating since last Halloween, it's time to start mapping out those streets!

Sydney is a great city to be in for trick-or-treating, as most neighbourhoods come alive with creepy and colourful decorations and the festive spirit of giving out chocolates and lollies. If you're looking for the best streets for trick-or-treating this year, check out our handy guide for where to go trick-or-treating in 2023

Where:   Throughout Sydney
When:    31 October 2023 - depending on where you live, the festivities usually kick off at around 3 pm.
Cost:      Free

9. Spook Yourself on a Ghost Tour in Sydney

Halloween events in Sydney 2023
Enter a haunted house on fright night, if you dare!

If you're really keen to kick the spooky factor up a few notches with your Halloween events in Sydney for 2023, 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.  

Where:   Throughout Sydney
When:    31 October 2023
Cost:      Various, see individual tour providers for details

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Oct 27 2016

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