What’s On for Halloween in Wollongong & the Illawarra for Adults & Kids

Looking for fun places to take the kids for Halloween across the Illawarra and Wollongong? Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we’ve searched high and low for the best Halloween events. Keep reading for ghostly Halloween games to play and the best places to trick-or-treat across Wollongong and the Illawarra. Listed here are a mixture of Halloween activities and events for kids and also some for adults. It’s not all just ‘trick or treat‘!

Best trick-or-treating areas for families & kids: Wollongong & the Illawarra

When trick or treating across Wollongong and the Illawarra, be sure to stay safe and remind children to only knock on doors or visit houses decorated for Halloween. This is the best way to ensure the homeowners are open to visitors on this ghostly evening or afternoon. So leave the undecorated houses alone and stay safe this Halloween. Usually, going to streets in your local area is the best spot to visit, but stay tuned as we will be finding some great streets to visit this Halloween for trick-or-treating fun.

Best Halloween Events in Wollongong & the Illawarra (for the Kids)

For non-trick or treating events either for kids or adults, check out the below list for a list of fun activities to enjoy.

Kids Halloween Disco at The Frat! Tuesday 31 October at 6pm

Let your Bambini’s dance the night away at this special Halloween Kids Disco. Dress up in your scariest costumes and let’s party.

Your bambinis can dance the day away to all their favourite music while you enjoy a meal in the bistro or delicious woodfired pizza.

Kids tickets are just $10 per child and includes a packet of chips & a flashing toy.

Party bookings are $25 per child, which includes a bag of chips, flashing trinket, reserved table with streamers, and hot party food will be supplied. You are also welcome to bring your own cake, however no other outside food will be permitted. You are also welcome to bring your own party decorations. LEARN MORE HERE

To make a party booking, please call club reception on (02) 4283 3333 or email [email protected] 

What’s On for Halloween in Wollongong & the Illawarra for Adults & Kid

Messy and Sensory Play for Halloween with Fun Messy Mates at Figtree Grove Shopping Centre!

Friday 3rd November – Halloween messy FUN for ages 5 months – 5 years old🎃

  • 10:30am-11:30am
  • 12:30pm- 1:30pm

To book, click here now

What’s On for Halloween in Wollongong & the Illawarra for Adults & Kids

Black Duck Studio, Fairy Meadow

During the September/October school holidays, Black Duck Studio has Halloween pieces to choose from to glaze in the studio. They also have sessions you can book to make a pumpkin out of clay and glaze it. Book online here.

What’s On for Halloween in Wollongong & the Illawarra for Adults & Kids

Halloween Dining Giveaway at Outback Steakhouse, Fairy Meadow

All diners between Friday 27 October- Tuesday 31 October, can go into the draw to win a *$500 Outback Steakhouse Dining Voucher (T&C’s apply). To book your table now click here.

Plus they will be offering a special Halloween Cocktail for the month of October called the Tropical Goblin ($10). Spooky!

What’s On for Halloween in Wollongong & the Illawarra for Adults & Kids

Little Stompers, Wollongong

Bring the dressed-up littles along to the Little Stompers’ Halloween event. On the 4th of October 2023, from 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Let your kids run and play in this amazing indoor play centre without needing to do trick or treat this year. Each paid (entry ticket) child ticket includes a lolly bag to take home and a special air-filled character balloon. Adults entry fee includes a free soft drink or water bottle. There will be craft activities, spooky games, a visit from a Ninja Turtle, and lots more. Little Stompers will also be holding a lucky door prize, and each table/group booking will include some snack foods for the table. The cafe will be open for food and drink orders. Book here.

Little Stomper’s will also be holding an event on the 28th of October from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tickets are essential for entry and are $12/child. Included are spooky music, decor, and craft activities, as well as a lucky door prize, a goody bag for each child’s ticket, and more. Click here for tickets.

What’s On in Wollongong is not involved in the running of any events. Please contact individual event holders to confirm details before attending events. If you have a Halloween event you would like us to add to the list simply send your details to [email protected]

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About the Author: Lisa Hagan
Lisa grew up in Thirroul and is a mum of four children. She loves exploring the Illawarra and surrounds.