• Creswick Mills Queen Vic Market (Fri 27 Oct – Sun 29 Oct) – petting zoo, complete with alpacas and sheep, and a special appearance from a country stockman.
  • ASEAN Fair: 50th Jubilee Celebration (Sat 28 Oct – Sun 29 Oct) – celebrate the 10 South East Asian nations united by ASEAN with two days full of live musical performances, cultural displays, ASEAN social clubs and fun activities for the whole family.
  • MPavilion (Fri 27 Oct  – Sun 4 Feb 2018) – An event hub, a meeting place and an invitation to experiment, each MPavilion brings creative collaborators together to present a free, four-month program of talks, workshops, performances and installations from October to February.
  • Play Pod State Library of Victoria (Fri 27 Oct – 5 Dec) – Play Pod is the SLV’s program for children aged under 8 years with activities to read, create and play. This season’s theme is The Very Noisy Bear.
  • Under 8s Ice Fun (Sun 29 Oct) – unique toddler experience in shoes or skates.
  • Funny Bones Artplay (Sun 29 Oct) – Print your own Halloween cards to make your friends and family laugh and scream.
  • Kids Oktoberfest Munich Brauhaus (Sun 29 Oct) – every Sunday kids eat for free, face painter and activity packs.
  • Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman (Fri 27 Oct – Sun 29 Jan) – take an extraordinary trip from sketches and models through to elaborate sets as these beloved characters take shape on screen. Full review. 
  • The Pool: Architecture, Culture and Identity ( Fri 27 Oct – Thu 1 Feb 2018) – A multi-sensory installation of water, light, scent and sound, The Pool is an interactive space, complete with wooden decking and pool lounge chairs.
  • Aladdin the Musical (Fri 27 Oct– Sun 22 Oct) – Disney film turned into lavish musical. Read the review.



  • Crocs Playcentre Carnegie (Fri 27 Oct) – Trick or Treat with Mr Croc and fancy dress competition.
  • Crocs Playcentre Knox (Fri 27 Oct) – Trick or Treat with Mr Croc and fancy dress competition.
  • Halloween Disco Lollipops Noble Park (Fri 27 Oct) – $15.00 per child which includes entry and a kids meal. Costumes encouraged.
  • Halloween Party Thompsons Parkway (Fri 27 Oct) – Come and enjoy trick or treating in a safe friendly environment, free family entertainment with face painting, fairy floss and kids’ carnival ride.
  • Spooktober St Kilda Town Hall (Fri 27 Oct – Tue 31 Oct) –free entry on festival grounds, family-friendly haunt and two haunts for mature audiences.
  • Luna Dark at Luna Park (Fri 27 Oct – Tue 31 Oct) – Get set to scream this Halloween as Melbourne’s Luna Park transforms into Luna Dark, a spook-tacular Halloween weekend full of Carn-Evil delights!
  • Halloween at Sk8house (Sat 28 Oct) – Dance the night away to Thriller, Monster Mash, Time Warp and many more ghostly favorites.
  • Halloween on the Green (Sat 28 Oct) – Local musicians, roving circus performers and musicians, sack races, poison ball games, food stalls and tarot reading.
  • Halloween on Fitzroy Street (Sat 28 Oct) – stilt walkers, fire twirlers, and face painters.
  • Say Cheese Festival Prahran Market (Sat 28 Oct) – Enjoy live tunes, vibrant zones to just chill out, tasty drinks and a whole lot of cheese.
  • Stonnington Toy Library Play Day (Sat 28 Oct) – As well as tonnes of family activities, the little ones can get up close to furry friends at the mobile animal farm and even get their face painted by Princess Elsa.
  • Australian National Aviation Museum Open Day (Sat 28 Oct – Sun 29 Oct) – see some of the unique aircraft held at its headquarters.
  • Halloween Spooky Weekend The Big Goose (Sat 28 Oct – Sun 29 Oct) – Dress up in your best Halloween costume and join our fashion parade, trick or treat treasure hunt and more.
  • Halloween Ghost Hunt Como (Sat 28 Oct – Sun 29 Oct) – Children from 6 to 12 years old and parents are invited to join us on a special house tour that explores the unique and spookier side of the mansion and find out who and what haunts the halls!
  • Little Train of Horrors Mornington (Sat 28 Oct – Sun 29 Oct) – Mornington Railway and Little Shop of Horrors Costumery are holding an event. Come dressed up and enjoy face painting, treat bags, model train displays and train rides.
  • Halloween Monster Bash (Sun 29 Oct) – ‘trunk’ or treat, family friendly activities, American food trucks.
  • Dandenong Market celebrates Halloween (Sun 29 Oct, Tue 31 Oct) – trick or treat, magic show, balloon art.
  • Halloween Costume Party Boneo Maze (Sun 29 Oct) – balloon artists, face painters, kids crafts and costume competitions.
  • Hampton Street Halloween (Tue 31 Oct) – Dress your little witches, goblins, warlocks, Wizards, minions etc…. and Trick or Treat your way down Hampton Street, Hampton.
  • Playdays Halloween (Tue 31 Oct) – free activities including Kids Face Painting from 12-2pm and a very special guest appearance from Paw Patrol’s Marshall at 11am.
  • Halloween at the Old Cheese Factory (Tue 31 Oct) – treat making, haunted inflatable maze, giant inflatable slide, Halloween themed children’s disco, mask making, face painting and various Halloween themed areas to explore and participate in trick or treating.
  • Bayside Food Truck Fiesta (Thu 2 Nov – Tue 7 Nov) – full bar, live music and a rotating roster of over 20 of Melbourne’s finest food trucks.



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