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Melbourne Halloween Events to Spook the Kids

Halloween is gaining ever-increasing popularity in Australia. Whether your kids love the thrill of trick-or-treating or the excitement of Halloween parties, there are plenty of Halloween events in Melbourne for Kids 2023.

Halloween is on Tuesday 31 October 2023.

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Melbourne Halloween events for kids
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Luna Dark – Behind The Screams

Luna Dark 2023 ‘Behind The Screams’ is back in Melbourne, promising an even more thrilling experience than before. From October 27th to 31st, Luna Park transforms into a spine-chilling haven, featuring new haunt experiences, horrifying SFX makeup, an AR horror photo booth, live music, wandering spectres, and a medley of tricks and treats, all bundled into a single ticket. This macabre extravaganza is recommended for ages 14 and up. 

For the younger ones, there are daytime events on October 28th and 29th, offering Halloween-themed activities. There will be a FREE Trick or Treat zone at the Wizz Fizz zone or kids can get stuck into playing the Wizz Fizz ‘Monster Bash’ game in the Luna Games Hut. Keep a look out for the Wizz Fizz Monsters who will be wandering around the Park.

Date: Day session: 28 & 29 October 2023. Night session (14+): 27 – 31 October 2023. 
Time: day sessions: 11 am – 5 pm,  night sessions: 6 pm – 11 pm
Location: Luna Park, 18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda

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Halloween at The Old Cheese Factory

The Old Cheese Factory Berwick will become a spooky playground this Halloween. Kids can enjoy a range of Halloween activities, entertainment, workshops, spooky walks, Trick or Treat and much more.

Date: Tuesday 31 October 2023
Time: 5 pm – 8.30 pm
Location: 34 Homestead Rd, Berwick
Price: $2.50 – $10

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Melbourne Halloween Events to Spook Your Kids
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Casey Philharmonic Orchestra: Halloween

Join Casey Philharmonic Orchestra as they play some of the most iconic Halloween music from across the ages. The program includes classics like Saint-Saens’ “Danse Macabre” and Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain,” along with a thrilling array of movie and TV themes, from “Phantom of the Opera” to “Ghostbusters” and “Harry Potter.” It will be a night full of prizes and surprises with the audience costume contest, so be sure to dress to the theme!

Date: Sunday 29 October 2023
Time: 2.30 pm
Location: Bunjil Place Theatre
Price: $19 – $99

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Halloween Movie – The Addams Family 2

Bunjil Place will be hosting a spooktacular Halloween movie night! As you and your family gear up for the eeriest night of the year, why not join the quirkiest family in town – The Addams Family? Morticia, Gomez, Wednesday, Pugsley, and Uncle Fester return in the hilarious animated sequel. Don’t miss this eerie adventure, and all tickets are $5, which even includes a special Halloween treat!

Date: Sunday 29 October 2023
Time: 4.30 pm – Gates open, 5.30 pm – Film: The Addams Family 2, 7 pm – Event ends
Location: Bunjil Place Plaza
Price: $5

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Big Fish Little Fish Halloween Family Rave

Award-winning Family Rave Big Fish Little Fish, is thrilled to be back at the beloved Chasers Nightclub, featuring the incredible SEAN QUINN, one of Melbourne’s most diverse DJs with international acclaim as a producer. 

Expect quality tunes spanning house, DnB, techno, and classics, plus a multi-sensory dance floor, licensed bar, live performances, kids’ craft area, face painting stalls, play area, and a baby chill-out space with mats. Fancy dress in a Halloween style is encouraged.

Date: Sunday 29 October 2023
Time: 2 pm – 5 pm
Location: Chasers Nightclub, 386 Chapel Street, South Yarra
Price: $24 – $31

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Fright Walk

Get ready for a spooky evening at Wilson Botanic Park on Saturday, 28 October 2023 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Meet creepy characters, make lanterns, enjoy magic, and get airbrush tattoos. Trick-or-treat stations with sweet treats from Fyna Foods will be scattered around the park. Dress in your scariest costume, bring a treat bag, and have a spooky night with family and friends.

Date: Saturday 28 October 2023
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Location: Wilson Botanic Park, 668 Princes HWY, Berwick,
Price: $2.50 – $10

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Monster Party

Dive into a world of MONSTER FUN at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre this spooky season! LEGO Monsters have invaded MINILAND Melbourne, offering ghostly activities like creating your own LEGO Jack-O-Lantern, witnessing LEGO Monsters in action, and experiencing The Great Monster Chase at the 4D cinema. Get ready for a spooktacular October, and don’t forget to dress up in your spookiest costume to receive a special pop badge and bring your Minifigures for trading at the Minifigure Swap Wall.

Date: 16 October – 7 November 2023
Location: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Melbourne

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Day of the Dead is a Mexican celebration that brings family and friends together to love, honour and respect their loved ones who have died. It’s not a Mexican version go Halloween it’s Mexico’s most colourful vibrant celebrations. People dress up in costume with beautiful make-up, there are parades and parties with delicious Mexican feasts.

ARRIBA! Melbourne Mexican Festival

The Arriba! Mexican Festival in Melbourne is a lively celebration of Mexican culture, featuring 20+ food vendors, a marketplace with Mexican and Latin American products, and a range of entertainment, including Mariachis, folk performances, live bands, DJs, and a dedicated Kids Area.

Date: 27 – 29 October 2023
Location: Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne
Price: FREE

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Halloween at Kryal Castle 

Kids are invited to Dr. Frankenstein’s Spooky Scavenger Hunt at Kryal Castle. Each participant receives a free trick-or-treat bag. Follow the trail to solve riddles and engage in eerie experiments to collect delicious treats. Experience magical potions, sword fighting lessons, live performances in the Jester’s Theatre, and thrilling jousts with knights and horses.

Date: 28 – 29 October 2023
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Kryal Castle, 121 Forbes Rd, Leigh Creek

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Kids Trick or Treating

  1. Melbourne’s HOWL-O-WEEN Paw Parade & Kids Trick-or-Treating event in Port Melbourne. Kids can enjoy FREE Face Painting and a spooktacular trick-or-treat trail, starting at Holy Trinity Church at 10am, 162 Bay Street, Port Melbourne. More information.
  2. Halloween in Kew trick or treating event. Enjoy in-store trick-or-treating at 48 participating stores in Kew Junction. Download the map to find businesses and trick-or-treat times, typically from 3pm to 5/5.30pm. More information
  3. Halloween Trick or Treat at Power Neighbourhood House. All Monash Community families are welcome to enjoy the decorations and receive treats from 3 pm – 6 pm, at the Power Neighbourhood House, 54 Power Ave, Ashwood. More information
  4. Mordy Main Street will host a Spooktacular Halloween Market & Family Fun Day, featuring free craft stations, face painting, spooky entertainers, and a Halloween Hunt with a lolly bag reward. Saturday 28 October 2023, 11 am – 2 pm. Mordialloc Main Street. More information

We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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