16 Ways To Have A Scary Good Time This Halloween In Sydney

Ria Lawrence Ria Lawrence - Staff Writer


Gather your mates, Halloween in Sydney is back.

October is the month for costume parties, cobwebs, jump scares, vampires, shadowy creatures and candy. But this time round Halloween in Sydney promises to be even more fun with a general sense of celebration in the air. If you’re looking for ways to get your spook on, we’ve got a list of super cool ways to make it a memorable Halloween this year.

Imagine stepping inside a darkened restaurant and being served a three-course meal. You struggle at first with the cutlery, but you soon take your first bite and the flavours and textures of what you’re eating are on another level. Your sense of taste is heightened by your loss of sight. Sounds a little bit incredible, right?

An experience that’s been backed by psychologists as an ‘amplified’ way to enjoy food, the enticing Dining In The Dark event returns to Sydney for its Halloween edition so you can find out for yourself if it’s true.

Debatably Sydney’s spookiest event, Luna Park really brings out the big guns for Halloween every year. Aptly dubbed Halloscream, the event this year features wicked witches, scary spells and terrifying mazes to get lost in. The event is on from 28-31 October.

Lockdown was extreme, but enough about the past. It’s time to figure out our dancing plans from here on out. So, if you’re keen on cutting shapes and soaking up the sunshine, then look no further because Blueprint has got a big-cat cruise coming up to give you an unforgettable Halloween in Sydney.

Estate is decking up their waterfront venue for Halloween and you’re invited too. There’s a Black Widow cocktail up for grabs and the best dressed of the evening stands to win a $100 voucher. Grab your tickets here before they sell out.


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You can find some seriously spine-tingling tales about certain parts of the city. Since spooky season is officially here, we’ve rounded up a bunch of legitimately creepy places in and around the city to help you have a spooktacular Halloween in Sydney. Are they haunted? Who knows. Will they give you sleepless nights? Definitely.

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The Bamboozle Room, Sydney’s premier venue combining burlesque, cabaret and comedy, has been bringing together risqué vintage glamour with dinner and a show to transport audiences to another time and place since 2016. The good times are still rolling on with this vaudevillian adventure filled with debaucherous antics and plenty of laughs for Halloween this year.

Mov’In Car Drive-In cinema is back and ready to give you a spooky good time for Halloween. IT is playing on Saturday and The Rocky Horror Picture Show is playing on Sunday. Whichever you pick, its bound to be a fun time. Get your tickets here.

What everyone really looks for in a bar are the drinks and a good time. Thankfully, Sydney is in no short supply of these bars either. Find below ten small bars that are mixing everything right and elevating Sydney’s cocktail game this Halloween.

What’s a better way to celebrate Halloween than with some Beetlejuice? Wonderland Bar is bringing all the vintage décor and delicious cocktails at just $15 at their House of Burton event. Find more info here. 

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