9 killer Gold Coast Halloween parties

Hooray, an excuse to dress up, get creepy and drink cocktails that look like blood. That’s weird but hey, so is Halloween.

It’s back and because we know you love to party, here’s a list of good times to get involved in this Halloween guys and ghouls (sorry). Bye.

Stingray Lounge
Raising the dead for a killer Halloween party like no other, join the creepy crew at Stingray Lounge for blood shots and bites, Halloween-inspired cocktails and a live DJ on the deck. There will be a prize for the creepiest zombie, so come dressed in your scariest get-up. It’s on Saturday October 27th.
Where: QT Gold Coast, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise

Retros Surfers Paradise
As part of Fest-Evil, Retros Surfers Paradise will be hosting not one, but two, Halloween parties. On Friday October 26th and Saturday October 27th, head to the good time venue for some old school beats and a guaranteed spooky time. There’ll be prizes for best dressed, plenty of promos and even more giveaways.
Where: Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise

Get involved in all the Steampunk Halloween goodness on October 27. Dress to impress for the chance to win lucky door and on the spot prizes. Sample signature Halloween cocktails and conquer monstrous meals with Eureka Funk on stage from 9pm.
Where: L1, 3113 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

Garden Kitchen & Bar
Head to Garden Kitchen & Bar for a Halloween party with a twist! With plenty of eats, beats and trick or treats this is a night you won’t want to miss. Dress in your spookiest and get ready for an evening complete with Herradura tequila cocktails, face painting and entertainment on Saturday October 27th from 6pm.
Where: The Star Gold Coast, Casino Drive, Broadbeach

Dracula’s Cabaret Restaurant
The spookiest spot on the Coast is set to get even spookier when Halloween rolls around. Join the creepy crew for the inaugural Vampire Masquerade ball this Halloween, October 31st. Dress to impress, there’ll be prizes up for grabs for the very best dressed humans. Limited VIP Dinner & Show, Cabaret Dinner & Show and Show Only packages are still available for their new show, Nine Pints. Get on it, this will be a good one.
Where: Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach 

Miami Marketta
It’s Halloween Drag Queen Bingo hosted by Natasha St. James and Sellma Soul with a very special performance by Alikeen Killer. There’ll be a Halloween costume contest, complete with an epic prize to be won. Doors are open at 6:15 so you can get your table then grab some food and kick back and relax. It’s on October 31st.
Where: 23 Hillcrest Pde, Miami

Miami Shark Bar
Minimum Wage Club brings you the 5th Annual Monster Mash Halloween with music by The PINHEADS, TRAPDOOR, CAKES and BLEACH BRAINS (Bleach Girls + Daisy Brains). Dress scary, doors open from 8pm on October 27th.
Where: Gold Coast Hwy, Miami 

Granddad Jack’s
Enjoy a spooky night sipping on gin cocktails and listening to live music in your best Halloween costume. There’ll be live music by Simon Doe Music and you can BYO food or order in. Get involved in a $200 prize for the best dressed and the best dressed couple. From 6pm to 11pm, entry is free on October 31st.
Where: Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery

As you’d expect, the creepy crew at Nightjar (love y’all) are hosting an Underworld themed Halloween party. This means dressing up as anything you’d find down there – dead celebrities, warlocks, demons, your ex, you name it. Doors open from 4pm on October 31st and Free the Genie are playing from 8pm. It’s going to be out of control. Good luck.
Where: Justin Lane, Burleigh Heads