Top Halloween Events in Australia​

Best Halloween Events in AU

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. The event, which started in Newtown and then moved to the city, has previously gone down George Street, Macquarie Street, Pitt Street and even the Opera House.

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


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

Getting there: Pick up your car hire in Sydney Airport with VroomVroomVroom. To avoid traffic delays, you may 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​. Please note that tickets are usually limited to make sure to book early to secure your spot.

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. Grocery shopping stores are also nearby.


  • ​Trick or treat trail
  • 15+ amusement rides for the young and old
  • Amazing drumming monkeys 
  • Enjoy arts and crafts
  • Walk through the Halloween haunted house
  • Selfie with some of Halloweens popular characters
  • 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 for its sixth year! 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, along with costume contests and the Trick or Treat Trail. There are also three tours to choose from - The Spooky Tours, After Dark Tours, and Lights Out Tour.

Where to stay? Deemed as Melbourne's beach-side playground, there are plenty of hotel options for you in the St Kilda area. Make sure to spend the weekend to enjoy all that St Kilda has to offer.


  • ​Test your scream level with 2 fully interactive Haunted Houses​
  • Refuel at the food truck village 
  • Calm your nerves at the Haunted Spirits Bar
  • Free Little Zombies Trick or Treat Trail
  • Halloween themed Carnival games and activities​
  • Costume contest​s

​Getting there: You can rent a car from Melbourne Airport with VroomVroomVroom. The journey takes approximately 36 minutes via M2. Note that there is limited street parking available on Carlisle Street, Brighton Road and surrounding streets. Make sure to check the parking signs in the area. The drop off zone is located on the Brighton Road entrance.

Other popular celebrations​