With Halloween 2023 approaching, you might be busily planning your family costumes ready to take to the streets of Adelaide with your boos and ghouls… or you might be looking to find any way out of having to take part in Halloween at all!
To give you a helping hand we’ve rounded up some spook-tacular activities and events for your little monsters to get involved in this Halloween in Adelaide that are a little more hands-off for the parentals.
Updated: October 2023
Things to do for Halloween in Adelaide
Halloween Trick and Treat at BOUNCE
BOUNCE is taking the festivities to new heights by inviting thrill-seekers of all ages to embark on a freestyle play adventure like never before. From goulish decor and bone-chilling challenges to hair-raising tricks, BOUNCE will be the ultimate frightfully-fun space for the whole family from 4:00pm on Tuesday 31 October!
- Spooky decor: BOUNCE venues nation-wide will be donned with spine-chilling decorations, with every jump, leap and hop bringing guests face-to-face with spooky surprises and eerie delights.
- Frightful fashion: Throughout the spooky evening, guests will don their spookiest capes, costumes and masks for a chance to bag some yummy prizes!
- Thrills and chills for all ages: From mini-monsters to seasoned scare enthusiasts, BOUNCE offers something for everyone, with the specially curated Halloween activities cater to different age groups and abilities to ensure a fang-tastic time for all.
Tuesday 31st of October, 4pm until close
BOUNCE – Greenacres and Marleston
Adelaide’s Finest Trick or Treat
Prepare yourselves for a wickedly fun Halloween at Adelaide’s Finest. Head to Frewville or Pasadena on Tuesday, October 31st from 3pm-6pm for a spooktacular trick-or-treating experience!
Dress up in your best costumes, grab a trick-or-treat bag from their friendly team and start your adventure through their departments. At each Halloween collection point, kiddos will receive a complimentary treat.
This event is suitable for kids up to 14 years old and parent supervision is essential. Halloween treats will be available during the event while stocks last.
Tuesday 31st of October
Adelaide’s Finest – Frewville and Pasadena
Wail at the Gaol
Get ready for this year’s Wail at the Gaol – Adelaide Gaol’s spooktacular Halloween event!
Perfect for families with young trick or treaters or older children looking to test their nerves in the entire Gaol as the sun goes down.
This year’s event is bigger, better, and spookier than ever and caters to all ages.
Step into a world of creepy fun as the sun sets and the Gaol comes alive with mischievous zombies, playful vampires, and even some quirky villains on the loose.
You can then feast from our food trucks and enjoy live music and performances.
Don’t forget to dress up and purchase your loot bags when making your booking (please note, they won’t be available on the day).
Saturday 28th of October
Adelaide Gaol – 18 Gaol Road, Adelaide
Boo at the Zoo
Adelaide Zoo’s freaky family event is back this Halloween!
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and gremlins! Book your Boo at the Zoo adventure for a frightfully-fun night of entertainment.
Dress up in bewitching costumes and stop for a snap at the spooky decorations littered throughout the zoo.
Fill up your treat bag along the trick-or-treat trail and gobble goodies from delicious local companies..
Grab tickets quick, this event sells out every year!
Friday 27th of October
Adelaide Zoo – Frome Rd, Adelaide
The Spookhouse at The Beachouse
The ultimate family friend Halloween weekend is on at The Beachouse. And this year, they are mixing it up! Rather than a lock-in, they have session times available all throughout the day and night so you can pick the most convenient time for your family.
The venue will be transformed into a spooky haunted mansion (Kid friendly of course) for the entire weekend with loads of awesome photo op spots, trick or treating goodies and of course access to all their rides & arcade games!
You heard right, our timed passes give you access to all the Waterslides, Dodgem Cars, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Carousel, Play Castle, Train & Arcade Games!
Don’t miss out – this event has sold out every year it’s been running!
Friday 27th – Sunday 29th of October
The Beachouse – Colley Terrace, Glenelg
Halloween Activities at Urth Clay Studio
Make your own Halloween soup bowl or cup at Urth Clay Studio. Using one of their unique clay they will walk you through a relaxing process to make your own decoration, there is no right or wrong, Urth Clay is all about experiments and personal growth.
They use Australian certified materials only. They proudly process the pieces to make them food safe and water prove using a unique environmental friendly techniques to save the earth one piece at a time. Suitable for any age.
Thursday 19th of October
Urth Clay Studio – 7/89 Goodwood Road, Goodwood
Skate & Scare Halloween Party
Dress to Scare, Skate if you dare at the IceArenA this Halloween. Grab your friends, put on your creepy costumes, and come help us put some bodies on ice.
- Loud music to scare away the evil spirits
- Ghoulishly good lights and visuals
- Best Costume wins a Public Skate Gold Pass!
- Runner Up gets a Public Skate Silver Pass!
Saturday 28th of October
IceArenA – 23 James Congdon Drive, Thebarton
Halloween Roller Disco
The Halloween Roller Disco at the Blackwood Rec Centre is here again in 2023! The roller disco has been a hugely popular event in the past with a DJ, skating games, prizes, face painting and more. A special thank you to the City of Mitcham for supporting the event!
The price is $13 per person to attend to skate or $6 for spectator. Online ticket sales are live. If not sold out, tickets can also be purchased on the door on the night of the event for $20 per person ($10 for spectators).
Saturday 26th October
Blackwood Recreation Centre – 1 Northcote St, Eden Hills