Best Sydney Halloween Events For Kids

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Did you feel that shiver? Halloween 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 and activities for kids in Sydney in 2019 - from cheap, local activities to extravagant discos and entertainment!

Grab your best spooky costume and get ready to party at any (or all!) of these unique and quirky events to spook the night away.

Swamp Monsters In Centennial Park

Pumpkins, spiders and scares, oh my! Trick-or-treat your way through the spooky activity stations in Centennial Park on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

Children aged 4-12 will follow a map, complete challenges, and collect a prize at the end - all while on the lookout for some creepy swamp creatures! Start times are available every 15 minutes between 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 3:45pm.

Be sure to wear your spookiest outfit and scare your friends! 

Entry is $17.70 per child. You can find more information on the website.

Big Fish Little Fish 'Monster Mashup' Halloween Party 

Award-winning Family Rave Big Fish Little Fish is hosting another epic Halloween party featuring two of their favourite DJs - 'Kooky' Kid Kenobi & 'Alarming' Andrew James Parkes. If you haven't heard about Big Fish Little Fish, this is the number one event for the post-rave generation of parents who are keen to get their little party people on the dance floor. 

Dress up in your spooky dance wear and bust out your dance moves to a range of house/rave/electronica/trance/techno/classics. The kids will love the multi-sensory dancefloor, bubbles, glitter cannons, giant balloons and parachute dance finale. And parents will love the licensed bar and glowsticks. Held at The Juniors, 558A Anzac Parade, Kingsford on Sunday, 27 October, this is the event for parents who never want to grow up! 

Tickets cost $18 for kids and $26 for adults. More information is available on the website

Sky Zone's Little Leapers Fancy Dress Halloween Party

Bring along your pocket-sized bouncers for unlimited jumping and prizes galore at Sky Zone's Fancy Dress Halloween Party. Thursday 31 October is Halloween at Sky Zone Alexandria and Miranda for your Little Leapers, five years and under. Treats will be aplenty and there is so much fun in store. So put on a costume and get ready for a spooktacular time!

Tickets are just $10.

Creepy Craft At Broadway Shopping Centre

Broadway are carving up some fun this year! Book in for a FREE 20 minute class where your kids can create their own hand crafted mini-pumpkin to decorate the house with. The workshop space will feature an over-sized orange pumpkin installation standing at 3.6m high, yellow pay flooring, kids tables and chairs and a decorative hay-bale station, so have your cameras ready! From Sunday 27 to Wednesday 30 October. Find out more here.

Halloween At Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Feel the spooky vibes in the air with your friends at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel this October with ghoulish fun for everyone!

Grab your trick or treating map and get ready to hunt for sweets! After you finish your trick or treating, head to our Top Deck space for a night of hocus pocus and fun. There'll also be a spider station for the kids and Halloween cocktails for the adults. 

Tickets are $10 per child and adults go free. More information is available on the website

Garden Monsters At Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

With your Garden Monster map, your best costume and your ghoulish grin, kids will visit five stations at these fabulous gardens to be royally tricked and treated. Finish your Halloween adventures at the Calyx and visit the new Plants with Bite! carnivorous plants display. Oh, and if you complete the mysterious tricks you will receive yummy Halloween treats!

On at the family-friendly time of Sunday 27 October 2019. For more information, visit the website

Halloween At The Grounds Of Alexandria

What better place for little monsters to make some mischief and celebrate Halloween than at The Grounds Of Alexandria! Dress up in your scary best and get ready for fright night at the spooky Maleficent: Mistress of Evil installation. Ghosts, ghouls, witches, warlocks and spooky foods will be aplenty at the Grounds Garden Of Terror Family Event on Thursday 31 October from 5 pm. And for adults-only shenanigans, don't miss the Adults Only Fright Night Event on 1 November from 7 pm. 

For more information, visit the website.

Halloween Spooktacular at Action Studios

Action Kids is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular Party for kids aged 1-8 years with Halloween entertainment, character and superhero appearances, Deadly Disco, Piñata, Sausage sizzle, face-painting and prizes for best dressed!

Pick a fun costume (we've got awesome tips here) and make your way down from 9.30 am - 12.30 pm on Saturday, 26 October. Entry is a $10 donation to the Sydney Children's Hospital.

Find action Studios at Sydney Corporate Park Alexandria, 160 Bourke Road, Sydney, and more information on the website.

Sydney Zombie Walk

Thousands of zombies are getting ready to drag their rotting limbs across Sydney’s streets for the 2019 Sydney Zombie Walk, a free event supporting The Brain Foundation. 

Watch as the CBD turns into a post-apocalyptic scene with city streets from Hyde Park to Park Street, George Street, King Street and St James Station fill with the undead. 

You can register to participate online (here) for $10, or $15 on the day.

The walk will start at 12 pm on Saturday, 26 October at St Mary's Cathedral Square opposite Hyde Park. For more information, visit the website.


100 amazing actors are poised to give you the fright of your life over 7 incredible attractions at the 6-day Fearaphobia festival held at Hawkesbury Showgrounds.

Sydney's first scream park is now in its 4th year presenting truly hair-raising places to get terrified in: enter The Crypt, the Killing Field, Freak Show (and many other spooky spots) if you dare!

Tickets for a journey you'll never forget start from $25 and are available online.

The festival runs from 24 to 26 October, and 31 October to 2 November. 

For more information, visit the website.

Halloscream VII: Hell On The Harbour 

Sydney's biggest Halloween event is back and scarier than ever as Luna Park Sydney transforms into Hell On The Harbour for Halloscream VII. Please note that this event contains scary themes and is not recommended for audiences under 14. 

Run over 2 weekends and Halloween night, the spooktacular 5 nights of frights will kick off on 25 October 2019. 

Tickets start from $54.95 and include access to Unlimited Rides and entry into the spooky attractions. You can purchase tickets online here.

For more information, visit the website.

Carve Your Own Jack O'Lantern For Halloween At Paddy's Markets 

Get into the spirit of Halloween from Saturday, October 26 at Paddy's Markets Haymarket, where you will learn how to carve and create a spooktacular Jack-o'-Lantern!

As part of Paddy’s Pop-Ups Halloween Week, Parramatta College is hosting these short pumpkin-carving workshop, and for just $20, participants will be provided with all the carving tools needed, a pumpkin and a candle. Never carved a pumpkin before? Never mind! They have highly-skilled teachers on hand to guide you through the entire process, helping you create a terrifyingly terrific Jack-o'-Lantern sure to shock trick or treaters!

Sessions run Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October from 11 am-1 pm.

You can find more information on the website.

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Oct 27 2016

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