For those who love to dress up, or really get into the Mexican fiesta 'Day of the Dead' celebrations—here's our top picks for Sydney's most hair-raising Halloween parties.
And if you're stuck for costume ideas, head here for Sydney's exceptionally thrilling Halloween costume shops.
Celebracion Del Dia De Los Muertos at El Loco
Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead with jalapeno margaritas, face painting and tacos galore! Head to El Loco on Saturday eve for a fabulous night of festivities—with $5 drinks (5-7pm), DJs, special performances, and best dressed competitions where you might just win a custom sugar skull by local artist Skullavera.
As Jurassic Lounge at the Australian Museum draws to a close, enjoy one last cackle for Halloween Night. On Tuesday 29, the museum will come alive with creepy ghost stories by Such and Such Productions, performances from Fun Machine and burlesque troupe Big Spenders, DJ sets, market stalls and lantern making workshops. It's guaranteed to be a hoot! Tickets available via their website.
The Preatures at Newtown Hotel
Halloween VI International at The Argyle
Promising the most shocking Halloween party in Australian history, The Argyle is set to be transformed with DJs, drink sampling, $10 cocktails and over $10,000 in prizes and giveaways! Dressing up is essential— head here to find our favourite frocks.
Frankie's Pizza High Crab Halloween
On October 31, head to Frankie's Pizza for a High Carb Halloween—which is set to reach monstrous proportions! And these boys certainly know how to throw a party…
Circoloco Halloween at Greenwood Hotel
Sydney's biggest Halloween extravaganza, Circoloco, returns to the Greenwood Hotel with a line-up featuring internationals Matthias Tanzmann, Âme, Francesca Lomardo and much more! From 12pm Saturday November 2, this highly sought-after 12-hour party also boasts a bill of awesome local support. Be quick, tickets are going fast.Tickets available here.
Jeremy Neale at GoodGod
Jeremy Neale returns to GoodGod Small Club to launch his long-awaited debut "In Stranger Times" EP in a Halloween blowout! Along with special guests Major Leagues, this is sure to be one hell of a party! For tickets head here.
Black Cherry at The Factory Theatre
Offering three rooms of wildly spooky entertainment, Black Cherry returns to the Factory Theatre for one colossal Halloween and Day of the Dead party! On Saturday 26 revel in slasher flicks, Mexican masked wrestling, live rock karaoke and prizes for best dressed. Drinks come cheap, plus Cantina Mobil will be serving delicious burritos and other mexican goodies. Tickets available here or at the door.
Image credit: The Preatures