Grab your broomstick, Halloween is coming to Melbourne! Have a scroll below for some of the top kid friendly Halloween events this year. Please note many will require tickets and/or booking in advance. Start planning your spooky fun!
Boneo Maze and Mini Golf Sunday 29th Oct
Featuring balloon artists, face painters, kids crafts and costume competitions on top of all the usual Boneo fun! Make your own spooky mask, bob for apples and enjoy the spooky themed scavenger hunt!
Little Train of Horrors Halloween Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th Oct
Mornington Railway along with the Fantastic Team, Little Shop of Horrors Costumery, Mornington have joined forces for a wonderful weekend event. Get dressed up, into the “Spirit of Halloween”. Come dressed as Ghouls, Ghost, Witch, Wizard, or one of many Spooky Halloween characters.
Sk8house Saturday 28th Oct
I really love Sk8house! If you haven’t been before you’ll have a great night. Dance the night away to Thriller, Monster Mash, Time Warp and many more ghostly favourites, while dressed and skating in your Halloween best*
*subject to your coordination
Boo at the Zoo Friday 27th and Saturday 28th Oct
The Werribee Zoo will be home to Halloween-themed family entertainment suitable for all ages. There will be crafts and games, Halloween family-friendly characters and entertainment, trick or treating with themed doors located throughout the Zoo, and lolly giveaways for all guests.
Halloween Party at Thompsons Parkway Friday 27th Oct
Free family shopping centre event including prizes for best costume, free face painting and free rides.
Spooktober 27th- 31st Oct
Visit St Kilda Town Hall for 5 days of Halloween fun for young and old. Free entry!
Halloween on the Green Saturday 28th Oct
Great family and community event! Cheap tickets ($6 each and under threes free) with all kids rides and activities free! Looks like a like event!
Halloween on Fitzroy Street Saturday 28th Oct
Free street festival with roaming entertainers, face painters, and the street will be transformed into a Halloween party!
Fright Night Spooktacular Saturday Oct 28th
Fright Night Spooktacular is Melbourne’s ultimate family festival to celebrate all things Halloween. CarnEvil circus school, outdoor cinema, 2 ghastly ghost trains, haunted walkthrough, trick or treating and so much more. Racecourse.
Dandenong Market celebrates Halloween Sunday 29th and Tuesday 31st Oct
So much going on at the market… all for FREE, well not the yummy food, but that’ll be worth it!
Kids can take part in a trick or treat treasure hunt around the market (10am – 3pm)
Be scared by the spine-chilling and spooky mad scientist magic show (11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm)
Discover the roaming undead and unnerving zombie jazz band (11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm)
Ghastly and ghoulish balloon artist creating free balloon art (11am – 3pm)
Free monstrous and mortifying kids face painting (10am – 3pm)
Plus we will have a spooktacular Halloween feast of frightening and fantastic limited edition dishes.
Halloween at the Old Cheese Factory Tuesday 31st Oct
Pre-school to primary aged children will enjoy a range of activities including treat making, haunted inflatable maze, giant inflatable slide, Halloween themed children’s disco, mask making, face painting and various Halloween themed areas to explore and participate in trick or treating.
Halloween on the Mooroolbark Miniature Railway Tuesday 31st Oct
This was where we spent last Halloween, and had a great night. Free entry, and train rides and $2.50. Pack a picnic, get dressed up and have a spooky evening out on the ghost train!
Hope you have a spooky time celebrating Halloween with your kids this year!