The spookiest time of the year is almost here!
Our local shopping centres are getting into the ‘spirit’ on Thursday 31 October by hosting a variety of fun activities and events for the whole family.
What treats (or tricks!) will you find around the corner?
3.30pm to 6.30pm
Visit Burwood Village for trick-or-treating, free face painting and to see roving characters including the Wicked Witch, Frankenstein and a vampire!
If you dare, take a tour through the haunted house at Prohibition Food & Wine for some spooky fun.
Participating cafes and eateries will also offer extended and outdoor trade.
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Dress up in your scariest outfits and enjoy a fun afternoon for the whole family. There’ll be roaming ghouls, face painting, a photo booth and more.
Keep your eye out for the two crossbones ‘X’, which marks the spot for stores participating in trick-or-treat.
There’ll also be a $200 Glenferrie Hawthorn gift card up for grabs! Solve all 6 riddles in the treasure hunt to go in the running.
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Trick-or-treat all day at Kew Junction, with over 50 stores involved! Get your trick-or-treat map online for a list of participating stores and hours. There’ll also be treats for mum and dad to collect.
Lots of characters - some fun, some spooky - will be roaming the streets, including superheroes, Halloween spooks, TV characters and more.
4pm to 8pm
Visit Greythorn Central for fun carnival activities including a clown making twisted balloon creations, a photo booth, sausage sizzle, show rides, face painting, prize giveaways and more. There’ll also be a lolly giveaway from 4pm to 6pm!
Enjoy listening to the tunes of Bernard Curry and Janine Atwill who will be performing at the Greythorn Community Hub from 6pm to 8pm.
Find out more at Greythorn Central.
Visit the Maling Road Toyshop for a range of Halloween activities.
Kids can decorate their own bag, perfect for collecting trick-or-treats, with giveaways on offer for the best decorated bags.
There’ll also be mini rides for the little ones and free fairy floss for all kids!