A Round-Up Of Brisbane’s Best And Spookiest Halloween Events: 2019 Edit

A Round-Up Of Brisbane’s Best And Spookiest Halloween Events: 2019 Edit

BOO! Get ready for a wicked night.

By Melissa Myrteza | 22nd October 2019

Brisbane is about to get spooky with fear and fright on almost every corner! It’s time to break out your witches’ hats and fake blood ‘because Halloween is comin’ whether you’re ready or not. There may be nowhere to hide but there is plenty of places to go to celebrate the one night it is socially acceptable to scare the living daylights out of strangers! Whether you’re after a rave, a date, a dance or a thrill, Brisbane has the perfect Halloween event to suit all tastes!

Brisbane Racing Club’s Big Screen On The Green | Eagle Farm

When: October 31, 5:30pm

If you’re a fiend for fear or made of stronger stuff than the rest of us, we dare you to indulge your desire for fright at Brisbane Racing Club’s Halloween Fright Night! Forget trick or treating, spend this Halloween watching the classic horror flick The Shining on the biggest screen in the Southern Hemisphere. But do heed our warning, Eagle Farm Racecourse is rumoured to home a number of unsettled spirits who haunt the grandstand by night… so stay together and stay alert folks! Movie snacks and drinks are available for purchase, but unrelenting fear comes free of charge! Check out admission packages starting at just $15 and grab your tickets here!


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Blackwood Street Halloween Festival | Mitchelton

When: October 27, 3pm

Get into the spooky spirit a little early this year and hit up the Blackwood Street Halloween Festival for an afternoon of fun and fright! From 3 – 7pm watch the iconic shopping district come alive and transform into the ultimate Halloween destination. This free event will feature a haunted house, market stalls, creation stations, live music, food trucks and a street parade, plus prizes for the best dressed! Don’t let yourself miss out this Halloween and hit up the Blackwood Street Halloween Festival for some scary family fun! Find more info here.


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Family | Fortitude Valley

When: November 3

If you’re a RuPaul’s Drag Race fan get ready ‘cus we’re about to blow your mind! The Family is hosting a Sickening Ball treating guests to a terrifying 90-minute horror show starring everyone’s faves from Season 11! Featuring Raven, A’Keria C. Davenport, Mercedes Iman Diamond and Nina West to name a few, this is the scary event you won’t want to miss. But do be warned, this show is not for the weak hearted so come prepared to have the pants scared off you! Snag your tickets here!


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Friday’s Riverside | Brisbane City

When: October 31, 7:30pm

We don’t blame you if you’ve never associated Halloween with romance, but we’ve found an event that just might change your mind! If you’re aged 27 – 35 and still looking for ‘the one’ join other lonely hearts at Friday’s this Halloween for a round of scary themed speed dating (apparently dating isn’t already scary enough). Providing a ‘how did you meet story’ to rival all others, this may be the perfect opportunity to put your Bachelorette/Bachelor life to bed for good. Dressing up is a must so now all you have to do is decide what to go as… a damsel in distress, warrior princess or sexy vampire, really the choices are endless! Grab your tickets and find more info here!


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Prohibition | Fortitude Valley

When: October 31, 8pm

Wreak havoc on the creepiest night of the year at Prohibition’s Halloween Havoc! This is the ultimate Halloween party not to be missed, featuring live performers, epic decorations, scary themed-cocktails and free pizza… yep you read that right, FREE pizza before 10pm! The best part: entry to this terrifying party is completely free! Offering complimentary hair & makeup services and epic prizes for best dressed Prohibition is the place to let loose this Halloween.


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Trick Or Treat Little Stanley Street | South Bank

Looking for some Halloween fun this year? Well you’ve come to the right place! Little Stanley Street is decking out South Bank for a second year after the success of 2018. With a fully themed pumpkin patch, complimentary trick or treat bags, staff dressed in their best and scariest costumes and special Halloween food and drinks from South Bank’s restaurants, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate this year!


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The Biscuit Factory, Family | Fortitude Valley

When: October 26, 9pm

Grab your friends and get spooky while you get down at The Biscuit Factory’s Rave to the Grave this Halloween! Kicking off at 9pm embrace your fear and rave the night away with the greatest line-up to ever grace a Biscuit Factory poster. Be prepared to get jiggy with a drink in hand rocking out to Subtronics, Boogie T, Dirt Monkey, HE$H and special guest Hedex. Don’t forget to dress up in your spookiest Halloween get-up, ‘cus lets be real the scarier the better on Halloween! Get tickets here before they sell out!


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Warner Brother’s Movie World | Gold Coast

When: Various Dates

You don’t need a rollercoaster for your stomach to drop at Movie World’s Fright Night! So, if you’re brave enough to take on Movie World at night, be prepared for all the usual thrills plus so much more! With monsters and murderers spilling blood and gore at every turn this is not an experience for the weak stomached. Once you arrive there is no escaping the crazed clowns, apocalyptic zombies, life size dolls, black veiled skeletons and baby-faced killers hunting your every move! Now, you’ve been warned enter at your own risk! Get tickets here!


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Article by Melissa Myrteza

Mel always has one eye on the funkiest happenings around town and the other one on the best ramen joints. When she’s not crossing another country off her bucket list, she’s either reading, painting or sippin’ on a glass of red.