The Best Halloween Events in Sydney
Halloween Events in Sydney 2019
Get your scary on this Halloween in Sydney with these great Halloween events that are taking place before, during and after Halloween!
There is something for everyone with kid friendly festivals, adult only nights and creepy ghostly tours.
1. Australian Botanic Garden, FREE Halloween PlantBank Party
Trick or treat your way through a plant’s life cycle with creepy activity stations in PlantBank. Children will follow a map, complete challenges and be rewarded with some delicious sweet treats. Make sure to stay on the lookout for creepy crawlies and some frogs and tadpoles that every witch carries around.
Date: Sunday 27 October, 11.00am to 3.00pm
More info: australianbotanicgarden.com.au/Halloween-PlantBankParty
2. Festival of Fisher’s Ghost, Campbelltown
This huge free festival takes place over 10 days in November each year. There is an amazing line up of events on offer including a Ghost Street Parade, Ghost Street Fair, Ghost Art Prize and Ghost Carnival.
Date: Friday 1 November to Sunday 10 November
More info: campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/FishersGhost
3. Halloween Scare Fest, Penrith Paceway
Come along to enjoy food, amusements and entertainment that the whole family will enjoy and all in the spirit of the Halloween season. Enjoy a Kids Halloween disco, treat hunt, roving scary characters and entertainers, pumpkin carving demonstrations and a magic show. There will be prizes for best home carved pumpkin and best dressed.
Date: Saturday 26 October
Cost: Gold coin donation
More info: visitpenrith.com.au/events/family/halloween-scare-fest
4. Royal Botanic Garden, Garden Monsters
Join in the Halloween fun at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Dress the kids up in their favourite Halloween costumes and see them have a great time completing activities and stamps to collect Halloween treats. Kids will love seeing Rosemary Thistlebottom’s curious concoctions, a spider’s snare and the deady dash, petryfying plants and frighting forests. Finish the day at The Calyx where you can all enjoy the Plants with Bite display.
Date: Sunday 27 October, times vary
Cost: $17.70 per child
More info: rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/gardenmonsters
5. Cockatoo Island Haunted History Tour
Cost: $25.00 per adult, $15.00 per child
More info: cockatooisland.gov.au/haunted-history-tour/
6. The Grounds of Terror @ The Grounds of Alexandria
The Grounds has been transformed into a spooky Halloween Garden. With events for kids and adults the Grounds won’t disappoint this Halloween!
Date: 31 October for family event, 1 November for adults only event
More info: thegrounds.com.au/halloween/
7. The Haunted Village @ Fairfield Museum and Gallery
Halloween has arrived at the Museum, so come dressed in your scariest Halloween costume and spend All-Hallows Eve trick-or-treating in the Spooky Museum and Haunted Village. Featuring games, activities, face painting and magical entertainment.
Date: Thursday 31 October, 5.00am to 7.00pm
More info: fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/halloween_at_the_museum
8. Illawarra Light Rail Museum Eve of Halloween Festival
Ride the Ghost Train and the Mini Monster Express on the Eve of Halloween festival at the Illawarra Light Rail Museum.
Date: Saturday October 26, 4.00pm to 9.00pm
Cost: Entry only No rides: $5.00, Child/Concession unlimited Rides and Entry: $15.00, Adult Unlimited Rides and Entry: $20.00, Family ticket: $75.00
More info: ilrms.com.au/event/the-eve-of-halloween/
9. St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery Halloween Tour
History buffs and paranormal enthusiasts alike should get a spooky thrill at the St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery. Hear guides recount stories about the lives of the people buried at St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery and go for a spooky night time walk through the church and graveyard.
Date: Saturday 26 October, 8:00pm to 11:00 pm
Cost: $40.00 including food and soft drink
More info: blacktownaustralia.com.au/halloween-historical-tour/
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