It’s time to prepare for pumpkin carving and stocking up on lollies – Halloween is creeping upon us! This year, why not venture outside the realm of trick-or-treating and set your nerves on end with these spooky events across Perth.
Performed by WAAPA’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble, this entertainment concert celebrates Halloween in style with a musical selection created to shake the senses. With classics such as John Adams’ A Short Ride in a Fast Machine and Jeffrey Hass’ Lost in the Funhouse, you’ll be tied to your sear until the fiery end.
When: Oct 31
Where: Richard Gill Auditorium, WAAPA
Halloween Scream at Whiteman Park
Ride the Ghost Train or listen to eerie stories with the family at Whiteman Park’s special Halloween fun day. The whole family is encouraged to dress in their scariest costumes for the chance to win a prize in the ‘Halloween Scream Costume Competition’. Plus, there’ll never be a dull moment with a host of ghoulish activities, face painting, circus tricks and more costume competitions.
When: Oct 29
Where: Whiteman Park
Australian Revelations: The Loved Ones
Described as a “terrifying masterpiece that turns high school drama into a literal dead zone”, the Australian coming-of-age horror film is unlike any other. Playing at The Backlot Studios as part of the series Australian Revelations, this blood-soaked film is a must-see for the spooky season.
When: October 28
Where: The Backlot Studios
Fright Nights at Adventure World
Consider yourself warned. Adventure World is being overrun with zombies and ghouls this season! The event is perfect for families and teens over the Halloween weekend – complete with contamination zones, pyrotechnics, after dark rides and a silent disco with live DJs.
When: Oct 31, Nov 1 & 2
Where: Adventure World
Kids Halloween Party at AQWA
If you are looking for somewhere to take the kids this Halloween, look no further than the spookiest aquarium in town. AQWA is putting on a host of activities, including music, a sensory slime station, temporary tattoo parlour and lucky dips! If you or your little monster get the munchies, be sure to swing past the café to pick up your Horrific Hotdog.
When: Oct 31
Halloween on Angove St
Make your way to Angove St in North Perth for a spine-tingling street party! Local businesses will creak open their doors to join in on the spooky fun, with live music, face painting and a photo booth. Every trick-or-treater will also have the chance to venture through the Hall of Shadows at the North Perth Town Hall.
When: Oct 31
Where: Angove St, North Perth
Register for your free ticket to the Hall of Shadows HERE