10 Halloween Activities for Kids

"Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! If you don't, I don't care, I'll pull down your underwear!"

1. Australia Fair Virtual Halloween
Join Australia Fair this Halloween for an Augmented Reality experience and watch as friendly life-sized ghosts, ghouls and goblins appear before your eyes. This unique and captivating experience will bring Halloween characters to life on your phone before your eyes (for more details click here).
Where: Australia Fair Shopping Centre, Southport
When: 9am - 5pm, Monday 24th– Sunday 30th.

2. Dracula's Haunted House
Dracula's Haunted House has a whole weekend of frightful festivities planned including face painting, mask making and live scarers, and we've got a 10% discount waiting for you here....who's excited?!
Where: 3177 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise
When: Friday 28th - Sunday 30th

3. Halloween at the Fangtuary
Join Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary for a night of fun this Halloween weekend. Bring the family and enjoy dinner at the markets from 4pm, then enter the Fangtuary to ride the ghost train through the sanctuary at night. Explore the nocturnal corridor and discover what the bats really get up to after dark. Have your photo taken with our snakes and owls.
Trick or Treat for kids, face painting and fun activities plus prizes for best dressed.
Entry to the Fangtuary $10 per person, kids under four are free!
Where: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Currumbin
When: Friday 28th, 6pm-9pm

4. Free outdoor movie night - Hotel Transylvania 2
Get in the mood with this spooky family favourite. Come down to the Broadwater Parklands, bring a blanket and a picnic or enjoy some of the food available on the night.
Where: Broadwater Parklands, Southport
When: 7pm, Saturday 29th.

5. Halloween at NightQuarter
NightQuarter has been brewin’ up a Halloween Party filled with devilish desserts, goulish delights and trick or treating until moonlight. Bring the whole family, eat, drink and be scary and don't forget to go on a trick and treat hunt. Kids under 12 enter NightQuarter FREE. 
Where: NightQuarter, Helensvale
When: 4pm - 10pm,  Saturday 29th.

6. The Kidz Club Halloween Party
Dress up in your Halloween best and come along to The Kidz Club Halloween Party at The Country Club Sanctuary Cove for a morning of fun on Monday 31 October. Please bring a plate of food to share.
Where: The Country Club, Sanctuary Cove
When: 9am - 1pm, Monday 31st.

7. Halloween Party at Timezone Coolangatta
Get dressed up in your favourite costumes and come along with your friends and family for up to four hours of fun at Timezone. There will be three exciting prizes to be won for the best dressed. While you are there don’t forget to indulge yourself in the $5 food, $2 candy floss and drinks at their function area. Tickets on sale now ($20 per person*).
Where: The Strand, Coolangatta
When: 4pm - 8pm (QLD time), Monday 31st.

8. Halloween at Southport Sharks
You're invited to a very spooky Southport Sharks party on Halloween, October 31 from 5pm. There's something for everyone with kids face painting kicking off from 5pm-8pm. Kids eat free at Frenzy Food Court from 5.30pm, plus the entire club will fall under the spell of Halloween, with staff dressed up in their scariest attire to match the spooky surroundings! 
Where: Southport Sharks, Southport
When: From 5pm, Monday 31st.

9. Halloween at Southport Yacht Club
Southport Yacht Club is hosting a spook-tacular Halloween party for the whole family. From 5.30pm enjoy waterfront dining with a kids buffet, face painting and loads of candy, of course!
Where: 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach
When: 5.30pm, Monday 31st.

10. Fright Nights at Movie World - The Final Party
The dead have spoken, they want their final party and they want you to join them. But you’ll need to hurry, their invite list is exclusive and numbers are strictly limited. Your ticket will get you express access to mazes and rides, a meal and unlimited soft-drink refills. Come dressed to impress in your Day of the Dead Halloween costume – there’s awesome prizes to be won like Panic Rooms and Arkham Asylum Virtual Reality experiences.
Where: Movie World, Oxenford
When: From 6pm, Monday 31st.

By Louisa von Ingelheim