Top Things to Do for Halloween

Get in the mood for spook.

Creativity 4 min read Sep 25, 2019

The most harrowing time of the year is near! (We’re ironically excited 😳) Forget the tricks - treat ‘yo self to our pick of the best classes to get in the spook mood and other cool happenings that are on in every city this Halloween.

Simply click your city to check out what’s on: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane


Halloween Glow in the Dark Party

Halloween is the perfect occasion to bring out the glow-in-the-dark paint kits. With just a few painting supplies and a blacklight (plus add a bit of alcohol to the mix), and you’re ready to create a ghastly glowing masterpiece.

Where: Cork and Canvas, 206 Clarendon St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
When: Oct 29, 30, 31
Cost: $50

Caring for Cats

Halloween may be all fun and frivolity for us humans, but for your favourite feline, keeping them indoors on this spooky holiday is the best thing that you could do for them. Find out everything you need to know about raising and caring for your cat in this full-day class at RSPCA. You might be surprised about what you learn!

Where: RSPCA Victoria, 3 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East VIC 3151
When: Jan 11
Cost: $225

Tea Leaf Reading and Pendulum

Enjoy drinking tea? How about taking it further than that? Reading tea leaves, or tasseomancy, was quite the tradition during Halloween parties in the 19th century. Experience this forgotten Halloween party pastime and a bit of pendulum working, with delightful tea on the side.

Where: Mamor Chocolates & High Tea Szalon, 153 Johnston St, Collingwood VIC 3066
When: Nov 16
Cost: $60

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Michael Jackson Thriller Class

Are you brave enough to learn a popular spooky dance routine? Then time to take in the iconic moves to Michael Jackson’s Thriller, in time for Halloween! You’ll be trick or treating with the freshest moves, because after all, the ’80s are back baby.

Where: Dance Central, 1/268 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
When:Oct 28
Cost: $30

Tarot 101 - Beginner’s Tarot Course

If you’ve been looking for a divination tool, try the centuries old art of tarot reading. Contrary to popular belief, you needn’t know the meaning of all 78 cards to get started. This class will teach on using your natural intuition and tarot cards to gain insight and reflection about yourself and others.

Where: Tarot Avenue, Rosebery
When: Jan 14
Cost: $179 (Regular), $165 (Bring-a-Friend)

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Halloween Cake Class

Treat yourself to some tricks by learning how to bake a ghoulish cake that can be a centrepiece for your next Halloween party. In this class, you’ll learn how to finish a round cake into a themed Halloween character. Bonus: you get to have your cake and eat it, too!

Where: Bake Boss Gold Coast, 2/22 New St, Nerang QLD 4211
When: Oct 28
Cost: $140

Night Photography Workshop

Whether you’ll be at a party or parade on Halloween night, best be prepared to take some great and interesting shots on this haunted holiday. This Night Photography Class will teach you how to artfully capture photos and moving lights even in low lighted scenarios, so you come up with striking images each time!

Where: Penny Koukoulas, Brisbane City Centre
When: Nov 12 & 17
Cost: $100

Painting Woodland Critters

Looking for an alternative to the usual haunted happenings? Join this fun-filled, fright-free, and kid-friendly class creating your favourite woodland creatures from wood. If you fancy an enchanted forest-themed Halloween party, your creations could be the perfect bling to bring!

Where: HobbyMeDo Shop, 4/75 Redland Bay Rd, Capalaba QLD 4157
When: Nov 2
Cost: $15

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