Dino Fright Night at Butterfly Creek
Butterfly Creek, 10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Airport map
Saturday 28 October 2017: 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Are you ready to get scared at the spookiest Halloween event in town? Join Butterfly Creek for their Dino Fright Night on Saturday 28th October 2017. Bring your torch and dress up in your scariest outfit for a night of fun, with prizes and ghost train rides running throughout the night.
Tickets: Grab One tickets available from Tuesday 3 October: Children $13 and Adults $19. Door sales: Children $18; Adults $24
Stardome Spooktacular Family Friendly Show
Stardome, 670 Manukau Road, One Tree Hill Domain, Auckland
Tuesday 31 October 2017: 6:00pm and 7:00pm 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. Step into the haunted foyer area where all the little monsters and aliens can participate in science experiments from the Science in a Van team, and then watch a planetarium show (parents, think relaxing seats, dark environment and entertained children). Each child will take away a goody bag.
Tickets: Children and Adults: $15 each
Halloween in Mt Eden Village 4 years plus
The Village Green Essex St Reserve (parallel to Mt. Eden Rd just behind the village shops), Mt Eden, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: Noon to 2:00pm
The family favourite event that has been sending kids and adults alike into full blown spooky madness for the last 10 years is back. The Mt. Eden Halloween crew invite all children to dress up their favourite Halloween critter or creature – a ghoul, a witch, a bat, a zombie, a vampire or even a little black cat.
A haggle of witches and wizards, will engage kids in spooky entertainment created by some of Auckland’s leading actors and theatre makers. Activities include:
* FEAR FACTOR – taste the food (if you dare) prepared by Mazui Majo the fiendish food witch.
* SPOOKY FUTURE – have your fortune told by the hysterical and the uncanningly accurate Freakella the Fortune Witch.
* CRAFTY MADNESS – make your very own creepy Halloween craft to take home with Crewellini the Craft Witch.
* CAST A SPELL – help the naughty Egor cast witchy spells with the strangest and most unbelievable of ingredients.
* LOOK & LISTEN – groove and move to the spooky mixes with music and have a zombie make-over by the transformation witches.
Cost: Free event, all materials and entertainment provided.
Bayswater Halloween Trail
Bayswater Park, Bayswater, Auckland
Friday 27 October 2017: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Mount your bike and put on your ghost shoes and explore our green route! Register between 5:00pm-6:00pm at Bayswater Park by the playground. There will be treats, ticks, lots or prizes, coffee for sale and a FREE sausage sizzle.
Triple Teez Halloween Trail
Tuesday 31 October 2017: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Halloween Trick of Treat 5 years plus
Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: 11:00am and 2:00pm show
Sunday 29 October 2017: 11:00am show
Gross stunts, mind-blowing illusions and spooky circus skills are just some of the things to expect at Halloween Trick or Treat! No one will be sitting for long as we enter a world of laughter, magic and Halloween, including a chance for kids to jump on stage and join the show. Prizes on the day for the scariest costume.
Tickets: Kids: $16; Adults $19; Family of four $60
The Dunstan Creek Haunting 13 years old plus
Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland City, New Zealand
Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 October 2017: 7:00pm performance
Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 October 2017: 8:00pm performance
Sunday 29 October 2017: 6:00pm performance
Tuesday 31 October 2017: 8:00pm performance
Spine-chilling stories from New Zealand’s dark past. Tales of terror from the Otago gold fields will thrill and genuinely terrify in this show which appeals to the most daring audiences. Afterwards, you will be left wondering why you ever thought sleeping with the lights off was a good idea… This show is R13 for a reason.
Tickets: Under 20's: $20 Adult: $35
Olde Hallows Eve: Haunted at MOTAT
MOTAT, 805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Ghosts and ghouls lurk around every corner. See MOTAT come to life this Halloween with an array of terrifying mazes, ghostly tales and spook-tacular live entertainment. Explore the haunted dolls house, wonder through the Carnival of Lost Souls or take a glimpse at the Victorian Peep Show, if you dare. There is something new and ghoulish to discover wherever you turn. Come disguised in your spookiest costume and be transported back in time to a Victorian Halloween and beyond.
Tickets: details to be provided soon.
Witches and Wizards Day at Highwic 7 to 11 year olds
Highwic House, 40 Gillies Avenue, New Market
Sunday 29 October 2017: 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Enrol your young sorcerers in Highwic School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for a day of magical mischief, fantastical fun and creepy creativity. Come dressed in your best wizarding garb and attend an Advanced Potion Making class, undertake a Wandlore Apprenticeship, become adept at Magical Millenary and complete the ultimate Quest for Magical Creatures in our grounds. If you prove to have enough wizarding potential you’ll fly away a graduate of the prestigious Highwic School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Book by calling Highwic on (09) 524 5729. Suitable for 7 to 11 year olds.
Cost: $5 per child, $10 per supervising adult. Maximum of four children per adult. You are welcome to bring a light packed afternoon tea.
Gulf Harbour School's Spooky Gala
Gulf Harbour School, 65 Alec Craig Way, Gulf Harbour, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Facebook: Gulf Harbour School
All the great Gala favourites plus some fantastic feature attractions:
- Haunted House! Guaranteed to thrill those who dare to enter!
- Giant Lolly Scramble Finale!
- Costume Competition and Parade, for both kids and adults
- Zombie Run Survival Course!
- Fun Carnival Games with a Spooky Twist
- Inflatable Obstacle Course
- Live Music, great entertainment
- The ever popular White Elephant and Cake Stalls
- Silent Auction, Quick Fire Raffles
Tornado Tammy's Halloween Party
Oratia Settlers Hall, Oratia
Sunday 29 October 2017: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Come and spend a spooky, fun afternoon with Tornado Tammy in her haunted Mad Science Laboratory. Enjoy ghoulish games, monster munchies, creepy crafts and a spectacular science show. There are prizes for the best costumes and goody bags. Kid friendly (spellbinding, not too scary!) Bookings required.
Tickets: Under 3s and grown ups are FREE; Children aged 3 to 16 years $15
Night Frights at Rainbow's End
Rainbow's End, 2 Clist Crescent, Manukau, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday nights at Rainbow's End are coming alive with unlimited rides until 11pm. With great entertainment get the family together and head along to Rainbow's End hub of spooky night time activity and experience the excitement for yourself. There is a new Terror Paradise walk through Zombie attractions which is R14, parental discretion is advised.
Night Frights Superpass - $45 per person
Night Frights Superpass plus Carnage Combo - $49 per person
Guising at AllHallowe'en
Howick Historical Village, Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: 8:00pm to 10:00pm
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Disguise yourself in fancy dress and go door to door for a Trick or a Treat if you dare. It’s a unique Family/Children's Halloween experience. Safe environment, away from the busy streets, with over 20 cottage doors for you to knock on, where you will be greeted by a costumed character ready to trick or treat. Food and Drinks for sale as well as entertainment from Cherry the Clown. Bookings essential.
Tickets: Family $35 to $55
Kids Halloween Disco
Howick RSA, 25 Wellington Street, Howick Central, Auckland
Saturday 28 October 2017: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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Dress Up in your Scariest Outfit. There is face Painting, spot prizes and goodie bags.
HEX Halloween Challenge
393 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland map
Friday 27 to Monday 31 October 2017
Solve puzzles inside a maze-like room and escape from the Halloween mummy or ghost! Win prizes if you're fast, plus, if you're the best dressed, you get in for free. Suitable for children and teenagers aged 12 years plus.
Cost: Children under 16 $20, Students $27; Adults $35
Halloween Family Monster Mash Party
YMCA Mt Albert Community and Recreation Centre,773 New North Road, Mt Albert map
Saturday 28 October 2017: 6pm to 9pm
Facebook event page
Join the YMCA Mt Albert teamfor an evening of spooky fun for the whole family including a haunted house, photo booth, BBQ, bouncy castle, fancy dress competition, music and party games.
Cost: $5 per family