To quote Lindsay Lohan's character in Mean Girls (her name was Cady, she was from Africa, and she was white), "In the regular world, Halloween is when children dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut, and no other girls can say anything about it." – Cady, Mean Girls, 2004.
Promising scary beers, games, door prizes, spooky tunes and pumpkin carving, get yourself to our Milton fave The Scratch from 6:30pm on Thursday the 31st for their Super Party.
They're transforming into a haunted hotel (it'll be their fifth year doing so) on Saturday November 2nd, with cobwebs, concoctions in cauldrons, and venomous shots out for all. Throw on your costume (there's a prize for the best dressed) and spend the night in style. Pre purchase your tickets here.
Halloween Dress-Up Party | The Bearded Lady
Head into Depo and eat, drink, and be scary on the night of the 31st for a spooky dinner and cocktails.
Some people can do scary movies, others not so much… (Personally I find the scene from Beauty and the Beast when Belle's father goes through the dark forest rather frightening). All the same, if you are a fiend for a horror film, check out the work of Kristian Fletcher. He's put together two weeks of pop-up screenings around town at some of our favourite spots, including Room 60 and Shady Palms, so you can get a feed to slowly eat while staring at the screen with wide eyed fright. Day of the Dead and Slumber Party Massacre feature… strangely absent is Beauty and the Beast.
Beetlejuice and The Lost Boys
If you're a bit of a woose when it comes to scary flicks, head to Ben and Jerry's Openair Cinema in the South Bank forecourt to catch one-off screenings of Beetlejuice and The Lost Boys. One is a comical, musical, and non-frightening Halloween themed movie, the other is a cult 80s vampire film. If you do get scared you can always bury your face in the fantastic icecream selection.
Day of The Dead Weekend at Chilliwow
The Paddo's Halloween Party
Paddington local, The Paddo is hosting a Halloween party where they would like you to come dressed real scary like, and you might win a prize for best dressed. When at the Paddo we highly recommend you try the wings.
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