Best Halloween Events in Auckland for Kids in 2018

The Best Halloween Events in Auckland for Kids & Teens

Halloween 2018 events

Bayswater Halloween Trail 2018Picture - Bayswater Halloween Trail 2018 - AUCKLAND FOR KIDS

Bayswater Park, Bayswater, Auckland
Friday 26 October 2018: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Facebook even: Devonport Penisula Trust

Mount your bike, put on your ghost shoes and explore our green route! There will be treats, tricks, lots of prizes, plus a free sausage sizzle.To avoid the queues, maps and registration forms can be downloaded in advance at:

Cost: FREE family Halloween event.

Guising at Halloween Halloween EventPicture - Guising at Halloween 2018 in Howick- AUCKLAND FOR KIDS

Howick Historical Village, Bells Road, Howick
Saturday 27 October 2018: 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Howick Historical Village

Disguise yourself in fancy dress and go door to door for a Trick or a Treat if your dare! Howick Historical Village offer a safe environment, away from the busy streets, with nearly 20 cottages to visit. An experience like non other, in an 1850’s setting. It’s a unique family Halloween experience with costumed characters, food, drinks and entertainment.

Tickets: Children $16; Adults $24.50; Family (2 adults and 2 children) $63.

Halloween in Mt Eden VillagePicture: Halloween in Mt Eden Village 2018 - AUCKLAND FOR KIDS

The Village Green Essex St Reserve (parallel to Mt. Eden Rd just behind the village shops), Mt Eden, Auckland
Saturday 27 October 2018: Noon to 2:00pm
Halloween in the Village has a potent and masterful line up of witches and wizards to send kids into a Spooktacular frenzy with fun activities.
Kids and all budding spooks are invited to dress up and take part in the fun, as their favourite Halloween creature – a witch, a bat, a zombie, a vampire or even a Dementor!
Activities include:
FEAR FACTOR – taste the food prepared by the fiendish food witch.
SPOOKY FUTURE – have your fortune told by the hysterical and the uncannily accurate Freakella the Fortune Witch.
CAST A SPELL – help the naughty Egor cast witchy spells.

Henderson Halloween RidePicture
Halloween event for children aged 5 years plus

Henderson Park, Mount Lebanon Lane Entrance, Henderson
Saturday 27 October 2018: 4:00pm to 7:00pm 
Get into your best costume and come along to Henderson Park for a Halloween Treat. Complete our spooky quiz as you ride, walk or scoot along the beautiful Project Twin Streams path. Finish up with a trick or treat game at the end of the ride.
Cost: FREE


Dark Rides at Rainbow’s EndPicture

Rainbow’s End, 2 Clist Crescent, Manukau, Auckland
Saturday 27 October and Saturday 3 November 2018: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Bring your friends and enjoy a night of frightful fun. Journey through the spine tingling Manic Manor, meet our creatures of the night and have a screaming good time on the rides! Plus Prestige Dance Crew, 3 Ring Riot and the JGeeks will be on Centre Stage on the Dark Ride nights.

Dark Rides Superpass – $45 per person and Kidz Kingdom pass until 9pm – $22


Halloween Dino Fright Night at Butterfly CreekPicture

Butterfly Creek, 10 Tom Pearce Drive
Saturday 27 October 2018: 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Experience a family fun spooktacular night at Butterfly Creek, discover dinos in the dark, ride the spooky train with ghostly tunnels, approach the spooky ghouls & ghost staff for some Halloween treats & try some spooky dinner in Butterfly Creek’s cafe.Bring your own torch to explore Dinosaur Kingdom in the dark. There are also spot prizes for spooky Halloween costumes. The night will be filled with giggles and cackles throughout, so don’t miss out on this fun, freaky and fantastic night event, suitable for the whole family.

Cost: $13 to $26.

WestCity Waitakere Halloween PartyPicture

WestCity, Level 1, Centre Court
Saturday 27 October 2018:  11:00am to 2:00pm 
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Spooky fun for the whole family! Children are invited to get dressed up in their favourite Halloween costume for a fun filled celebration including face painting, Halloween friendly games, illusion mirrors, trick or treating and more!

Tornado Tammy’s Halloween PartyPicture

Zeal West, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
Saturday 27 October 2018: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Family friendly, fun Halloween party has food, games, prizes and an awesome spooky science show! Come and put Frankenstein together, knock some monsters over and do the Monster Mash.

Tickets: Under 3s and grown ups are FREE; Children aged 3 to 16 years $20


PictureHarry Potter Halloween

Waitakere Central Library,3 Ratanui Street, Henderson, Auckland
Wednesday 31 October 2018: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Celebrate all things Harry Potter at Waitakere Central Library this Halloween!

Cost: FREE


Picture - Stardome Spooktacular - AUCKLAND FOR KIDSStardome Spooktacular Family Friendly Show

Stardome, 670 Manukau Road, One Tree Hill Domain, Auckland
Wednesday 31 October 2018: 5:00pm and 6:00pm shows 
(Arrive at least 25 minutes earlier to enjoy the Science in a Van experience.)

If you are a parent who is tired of being dragged around the local neighbourhood every Halloween, book some seats for a spooky family experience at Stardome. Come along early and step into the haunted foyer area where all the little monsters and aliens can participate in spooky science experiments and games. Then watch a planetarium show (parents, think relaxing seats, dark environment and entertained children) and leave with a goodybag filled with freaky fun. Please arrive at least 25 minutes early for the show to enjoy science fun. 


Halloween in Remuera VillagePicture

Remuera Village, Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland
Wednesday 31 October 2018: 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Friendly, colourful witch handing out treats and entertaining the kids, a trick or treat hunt in Remuera allocated shops and a costume parade at 5pm in the BNZ car park with prizes to be won! This is a fantastic event for parents to meet in one place and have some fun along the Remuera precinct with the kids. With no artificial colours and flavours compliments of Horners confectionery. The event starts early at 3.30pm so preschoolers can enjoy the event before bedtime and the bigger kids can have some fun prior to late night or school events.

Cost: FREE


Hallowest Halloween Week at NorthWest

NorthWest Shopping Centre, 1/7 Fred Taylor Drive, Massey, Auckland
Thursday 25 October 2018: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October 2018: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Thursday 1 November 2018: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November  2: 11:00am to 2:00pm

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Have fun and get scary at the free Halloween themed facepainting and balloon twisting on Thursday late nights and on the weekend.
Cost: FREE event


Spooks and Sparks Halloween and Guy Fawkes EventPicture - Spooks and Sparks 2018

The Trusts Arena, Central Park Drive, Henderson
Saturday 3 November 2018: 6:00pm onwards

Regarded as the largest and most spectacular family friendly Halloween and Fireworks Show in New Zealand, Spooks and Sparks 2018 will feature fantastic family entertainment in the lead up to darkness, followed by a thrilling Laser and Fireworks Show, all set to your favourite classic rock tracks.With gates opening at 6.00pm, The Trusts Arena carpark will be transformed into a family Fairground, with rides and attractions, a large range of food vendors catering for all tastes, and roving entertainment. Bring your blanket and cushion and take a spot on the banks of Douglas Field and enjoy over three hours of entertainment, as the countdown begins to the amazing 25 mintute Lasers and Fireworks Show.

Tickets: Children 16 years and under $10:50; Adult $27; Family 2 adults and 3 children $52