Halloween in Sydney

Have a terrifying time with our pick of the best Halloween parties, costume shops and ghost tours

Two people standing up against a brick wall wearing skeleton hal
Photograph: Daniel Boud

The darkest day on the calendar is upon us. Prepare your hellish attire for All Hallow's Eve (Wed Oct 31) with our list of the best fancy dress shops in Sydney. See our picks of the best Halloween events, plus freak yourself out with these ghost toursescape rooms and scary movies. Too much horror? Find less frightful things to do in Sydney this weekend.

Do frightful things

Ghost tours in Sydney
Things to do

Ghost tours in Sydney

Experience the spooky side of our history, from unexplainable sensations to terrifying sightings.

Halloween events in Sydney
Things to do

Halloween events in Sydney

Get your freak on this weekend with these Halloween parties and events in Sydney.

Look terrifying

8 best costume shops in Sydney
Shopping

8 best costume shops in Sydney

Scare the bejesus out of your mates with a gory mask.

The best nail artists in Sydney
Health and beauty

The best nail artists in Sydney

Turn your nail beds into miniature canvases.

Scare yourself silly

Escape rooms in Sydney
Things to do

Escape rooms in Sydney

The concept is simple: solve a variety of puzzles placed in and around the room before your allotted time runs out. 

10 scary Aussie films
Film

10 scary Aussie films

Charmingly unkempt rogues with smiles as quick as their fists.