Things To Do

8 Halloween Parties Worth Dressing Up For

By Bronte Holding - 24 Oct 2018

things to do halloween gold coast


Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to don your spookiest outfits and get your freak on. With pumpkins, cobwebs and skeletons decorating storefronts everywhere, and horror films starting to trend on Netflix, it’s not hard to get into the Halloween spirit. But, if you’re looking for ways to make your Halloween a little (or a lot) more fun this year, then we’ve put together a list of the best Halloween events happening on the GC this scary season. Get ready to scream.

Grandad Jacks Craft Distillery

Miami

Let the Halloween celebrations be-gin! Okay, sorry for the pun. But seriously, gin lovers will not want to miss Grandad Jack’s Halloween party. There’ll be live music, gin cocktails, and a $200 prize for best dressed on the night. It’s BYO food, so we recommend rocking up with a pizza and washing it all down with a good old G&T. Nothing scary about that.

When: Wednesday 31 October; from 6pm  
Where: 45 Lemana Lane, Miami  
For more information, click here
 

Craft House Bar And Restaurant

Tugun 

Local food and drink connoisseurs Craft House are getting a little freaky this Halloween. Think themed eats and cocktails, interactive decorations, and prizes for best dressed, so be sure to wear your scariest attire (but keep it loose fitting because, you know…food).  

When: Saturday 27 October; from 5pm 
Where: 445 Golden Four Drive, Tugun 
For more information, click here

Night Of The Living Dead At The Stingray Lounge

Surfers Paradise

This Halloween, the QT Hotel are transforming their much loved Stingray Lounge into a spooky Halloween haven. With creepy canapés, blood shots, Halloween themed cocktails and a zombie DJ on the decks, it’s sure to be a killer party (see what we did there?). There’ll also be a prize for the creepiest zombie, so come dressed in your most deadly get up.  

When: Saturday 27 October; from 7pm 
Where: 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise 
For more information, click here

Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil

Surfers Paradise 

The Surfers Paradise Fest-evil is the Gold Coast’s newest Halloween event, bringing a three day Halloween inspired take over to Surfers Paradise. There’ll be Halloween markets, a huge zombie walk, cosplay competitions and heaps more. If a full weekend of spooky fun sounds like your cup of tea, then be sure to jump on the website to book tickets ASAP. 

When: Friday 26 to Sunday 28 October; various times 
Where: Surfers Paradise 
For more information, click here

Halloween Spooktacular At NightQuarter

Helensvale 

Gold Coast night markets NightQuarter are transforming their weekly market into a Halloween fright fest. There’ll be a trick or treat hunt, Halloween themed desserts, food and drinks, a zombie fire show, dance party, and a freaky magic show. 

When: Saturday 27 October; from 4pm 
Where: 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale 
For more information, click here

Infinite Dessert And Cocktail Bar

Palm Beach 

From Wednesday, local dessert heaven Infinite will transform into a Halloween themed cocktail bar, with props and decorations, a new spooky (but delicious) menu, and take-home treats. Think creepy cocktails, blood milkshakes, and a pumpkin, lemon and salted caramel graveyard dessert. And, if you want to go all out, there will be a costume event on Friday and Saturday night, with prizes for best dressed. 

When: Wednesday 31 to Saturday 3 November; from 2pm  
Where: 2/2 Nineteenth Avenue, Palm Beach
For more information, click here

Fright Nights At Movie World

Oxenford

Get your scream on at Movie World this Halloween with their themed Fright Nights. Not for the faint hearted, there’ll be scary mazes, night rides, horror movie themed precincts, live performances, panic rooms, terror tours and plenty of reasons to scream. Book your tickets now to secure your spot at the Gold Coast’s scariest Halloween event. You can’t say we didn’t warn you. 

When: Friday 26 to Sunday 28 October; from 6pm  
Where: Pacific Mwy, Oxenford 
For more information, click here

Garden Kitchen & Bar 

Broadbeach

This Saturday head to the Garden Kitchen & Bar at The Star for a Halloween party with a twist! With plenty of eats, beats and trick or treats this is a night you won’t want to miss. Dress in your spookiest, grab your gang and enjoy an evening complete with Herradura tequila cocktails, face painting and live DJs. 

When: Saturday 27 October; from 6pm 
Where: The Star, Broadbeach  
For more information, click here
 

Image Credit: Shareif Ziyadat

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