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Top Halloween Events in Australia

Halloween events

Are you searching for your Halloween thrills in Australia? This annual event is fast becoming one of the favourite holidays for Aussies - and an awesome way to celebrate it is by putting on your scariest costume and heading to some of the best Halloween events located across the country. If you haven't made any plans yet or are looking for a last-minute activity, make sure to join in the spooky fun with your family and mates with a reliable rental car booked through VroomVroomVroom.

Dress as a Zombie in Sydney

participants dressed up as zombies

If you want to enjoy and help raise some money supporting a worthy cause, make sure to join the fun and put on your creepiest zombie look. For nine consecutive years, the Sydney Zombie Walk continues to attract thousands of zombies drag their rotting limbs to walk the streets of Sydney.

Where to stay? There are a lot of different accommodation options to choose from in Sydney. Among the most popular areas are the CBD, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Chippendale, Paddington, Newtown, Bondi and Manly.


  • Walk Sydney as a zombie
  • Food stalls with Zombie Treats
  • Makeup artists onsite to get you looking horrible
  • Raise money for a great cause

Getting there: Pick up your car hire in Sydney Airport with VroomVroomVroom. To avoid traffic delays, consider leaving your rental car at your hotel while heading to Mary's Cathedral Square, just opposite of Hyde Park.

Enjoy Trick or Treat in Adelaide

couple dressed up for halloween

Prepare your perfect Halloween outfit and sign up at Adelaide Halloween Spooktacular. Don't miss out this premier event at Colley Reserve Glenelg with your family and friends to enjoy a wide range of scary rides, stage shows, trick or treat trail, character meet and greets and many more.

Where to stay? Base yourself in Glenelg. Accessibility to the city is quick and easy with your hire car. Enjoy the benefits of being close to the beach and park.


  • Trick or treat trail
  • 15+ amusement rides for the young and old
  • Amazing drumming monkeys
  • Walk through the Halloween haunted house
  • Get your face painted or have a temporary tattoo

Getting there: Find a great car rental deal in Adelaide with VroomVroomVroom. Follow the Anzac Highway or take Sir Donald Bradman Dr/A6 and Tapleys Hill Rd/A15. The journey should only take around 20 minutes.

Join the fun at Spooktober in Melbourne

children in halloween costumes

Melbourne's most thrilling and riveting haunt experience Spooktober Hallowen Festival is back to scare you. Located at St Kilda Town Hall, the 5-day festival features two thrilling haunted house experiences, games, amusements, as well as food truck village, roaming entertainment, and the Trick or Treat Trail.

Where to stay? Deemed as Melbourne's beach-side playground, there are plenty of hotel options for you in the St Kilda area.


  • Test your scream level with 2 fully interactive Haunted Houses
  • Calm your nerves at the Haunted Spirits Bar
  • Free Little Zombies Trick or Treat Trail
  • Halloween themed Carnival games and activities

Getting there: Rent a car from Melbourne Airport with VroomVroomVroom. The journey takes about 36 minutes via M2. Note that there is limited street parking available on Carlisle Street, Brighton Road and surrounding streets. The drop off zone is located on the Brighton Road entrance.

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