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Halloween activities on the Northern Beaches

Thrills, Chills, and Pumpkin Delights: A Guide to Halloween Kids & Family Events on the Northern Beaches!

Engage Northern Beaches has scoured every cobwebbed nook and cranny to unearth the spookiest family friendly Halloween activities on the Northern Beaches this October.  

Brookvale Halloween Festival

Date & Time: Saturday 28 October, 3pm – 8pm

Cost: $2 entry

Location: Brookvale Public School

Event Details: Brookvale Public School is hosting the Brookvale Halloween Festival with a fun day planned for the whole fam! Sensory play for the little ones with The Messy Folk, tinkering with Tinker Tank, Laser Tag with The Laser Warriors, main stage performances, a haunted hall for the Halloween diehards and much more. You’re in for a real treat – no tricks here!  

More details here.

Halloween Family Trail

Date & Time: On now – ends Tuesday 31 October

Cost: Free

Location: Businesses across the suburbs of Avalon, Balgowlah Heights, Elanora Heights, Forestville, Killarney Heights, Newport, North Balgowlah, Seaforth and Terrey Hills.

Host: The Northern Beaches Council

Details: The Northern Beaches Council’s Spooktacular Halloween Family Trail is in full swing across nine town centres across the beaches.  For some fang-tastic fun, grab the kids and explore each trail.

More information here. 

Loly Palooza. Photo: Northern Beaches Council

Lolly Palooza

Date & Time: Tuesday 31 October, 4.30pm – 7pm

Cost: Free

Location: North Narrabeen

Host: Narrabeen Baptist Church

Event Details: Narrabeen Baptist Church is hosting ‘Lolly Palooza’ where you will find tons of carnival games, crafts, activities, lollies and a sausage sizzle. This is a safe, fun and free community event designed for you to spend quality time with your family (suitable for kids 0-12 years old).

More information here.

Drop and Dine Spooky Disco

Date & Time: Friday 27 October, 6pm – 9.30pm

Cost: $30 Member | $35 Non-Member

Location: Harbord Diggers, Freshwater

Host: Major Fun Parties

Event Details: Major Fun are creeping it real with a special Halloween Drop and Dine Disco, including unlimited play, DJ Kit Kat as well as dinner and snacks.  Drop the kids off for a fun night together while you creep over to one of the restaurants onsite for a bewitching date night or enjoy a cocktail with your fellow spirits!   Book online.

Halloween Cinema Under the Stars – Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo

Date & Time: Saturday 28 October, 7pm – 9.30pm

Cost: Free

Location: Mosman Square Village Green

Host: Mosman Council

Event Details: Dress up in your Halloween costumes for this pre-Halloween family night out. Be greeted by giant Day of the Dead puppets before enjoying an outdoor screening of Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! Take blankets and unwind in a great setting under the stars!

More info here.

Halloween Party with C Side Kids

Date: Saturday 28 October + Sunday 29 October

Time: 9.30am, 12.30pm, 3.30pm sessions

Cost: $30 – Booking Essential

Location: Collaroy Beach

Host: C Side Kids

Event Details: Head over to C Side Kids, dressed up in your favourite Halloween gear for some spooky craft, slime making plus so much more. Each guest also receives a fun goody bag!

More info here.

Halloween Trivia Night

Date & Time: Saturday 28 October, 6pm – 9pm

Cost: $5 Child | $10 Adult

Location: Curl Curl

Host: Harbord Scouts

Event Details: Harbord Scouts welcomes families from the community to join a spooky Halloween Trivia Night in aid of Sydney Dogs and Cats Home.

More info here.

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail

Date: Saturday 28 October – Tuesday 31 October

Time: 10am – 4pm (til 8pm on Halloween)

Cost: Free – Bookings essential

Location: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Host: Ku-ring-gai Council

Event Details: Things are getting spooky at the Wildflower Garden! Get the kids to dress up in their fave Halloween gear and participate in the Wildflower Garden’s Trick or Treat Trail! The Trail takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and bookings are essential.

Bricks4Kids get into the Halloween spirit.

Spooktacular Bricks – Kids Night Out

Date & Time: Saturday 28 October, 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Cost: $30

Location: Collaroy

Host: Bricks 4 Kidz

Event Details: Drop off your LEGO fans for a night of seriously silly FUN in a Special (non) Spooky Halloween Kidz Night Out! A two-hour mini-workshop filled with fun games, SPOOKTACULAR creative models and fun take home surprises! Dinner of Pizza and drinks provided or bring your own snacks. Suitable for kids aged 5 – 11.

More info here.

Halloween Face Painting @ Belrose Hotel

Date & Time: Tuesday 31 October, 4.30pm – 6.30pm

Location: Belrose

Host: Belrose Hotel

Event Details: Get ready for some special spooky fun at the Belrose Hotel which has Halloween face painting, free with every kid’s meal purchase. Don’t miss out on the frightfully good time!

More info here.

Halloween Party @ Kindy Gym

Date & Time: Tuesday 31 October, 1pm – 2pm

Cost: $25

Location: North Narrabeen

Host: Kindy Gym (Kids Sports On The Beaches)

Event Details: Calling all little ghouls and ghosts aged 2-5! Get ready for a frightfully fantastic Halloween party that’s bound to cast a spell on your tiny tots. Kindy Gym have planned a spine-tingling day of excitement with spooky games, free play and dress up delights.

More info here.

Face painting will be available at many local shopping centres including Warringah Mall and Warriewood Square.

Halloween Face Painting @ Warriewood Square

Date & Time: Tuesday 31 October, 12pm – 4pm

Cost: Free

Location: Warriewood Square

Host: Warriewood Square

Event Details: Make your Halloween extra special at Warriewood Square with complimentary Halloween face painting! Complete your little one’s Halloween look this October 31st between 12pm-4pm. Located near Donut King.

More info here.

Trick or Treat Halloween Hunt

Date & Times: 

Saturday 28 October (9am – 5.30pm)

Sunday 29 October (10am – 5pm)

Cost: Free

Location: Warringah Mall

Details: Little monsters and ghouls are in for a treat. Go knock on the doors of 10 retailers to collect 10 yummy Halloween treats.

More info here.

Halloween Face Painting @ Warringah Mall

Date & Time: Saturday 28 October + Sunday 29 October, 10am – 1pm

Cost: Free

Location: Warringah Mall

Details: Get a spooky makeover with face painting this Halloween!

More info here.

Engage Northern Beaches’ mission is to empower you to engage with your kids on (and around) the Northern Beaches by making it easy for you to find things to do with them.

Follow them on Instagram here for ideas of things to do with your kids on the Northern Beaches, or sign up for their newsletter here. Website search tool launching soon.


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