October 31 is upon us once again, and with ghosts, zombies and witches stalking the night, Halloween truly is the night of fright.
With Melbourne hosting haunted events all around town, it’s not too late to get your scare fix with some of these terrifying happenings this “All Hollows Eve.” But make sure you’re prepared – these are not for the easily scared.
Spooktober – 28 – 31 October
Taking place at St Kilda Town Hall, the annual Spooktober Halloween Festival is your family friendly event this scary season. It features haunted houses, spooky tours, after dark tours and frightening amusements to keep the whole family entertained. And with the Town Hall grounds being transformed into a giant trick or treat trail, there’s something for everyone.
Luna Dark- 28 – 31 October
There’s no escaping fear this Halloween weekend as all kind of spooky creatures come out to play when Luna Park makes it’s transformation into Luna Dark. Zombies and ghosts will roam the park as mere mortals are taken into a world with ghoulish surprises sure to give you a fright. With horrifying attractions set to make a comeback, Luna Dark is not for the faint hearted and will be sure to send shivers down your spine.
St Kilda Halloween Festival- 28 – 31 October
Set out to celebrate the spookiest day of the year, the St Kilda Halloween Festival has thought of everything terrifying for you to get your scary fix this year at this one stop spooktacular event.
With scary treats to eat, costume competitions, Halloween themed amusements and haunted houses, events here cater for all ages and are set to give you the fright of your life.
Halloween Ghost Cruise – 31 October
For the bravest of them all, this is something not to be missed! Only the scariest and frightening creatures are allowed on board to set sail from Docklands on a spooky adventure. With two haunted dance floors on board and Un-Happy hour beginning at 6pm, you’d be crazy to miss this blood-curdling event.
Melbourne General Cemetery Halloween Night Tour – 31 October
Occurring on the spookiest night of the calendar, the General Cemetery Night Tour is one to send shivers down your spine and have your blood curdling in no time! If trick or treating is not for you, grab the bravest people you know and head down to the General Cemetery for a night of frights. It’s hard not to believe in paranormal activity when you’re surrounded by ghosts with only torchlight to guide you.
Spooktober Asylum – 28 – 31 October
Honoured as one of Melbourne’s ultimate horror and thrill experiences, enter only if you dare to be admitted into the Asylum. A walk through attraction designed to have you feeling the terror as soon as you step in the door. So put your sanity to the test and embrace your fear in the spooky attraction.
There you have it, some spooky things to do this Halloween! But be warned; enter these events only if you dare because if you’re easily frightened their only aim is to scare!
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