Get Your Fright On at Preston Market’s Halloween Festivities

Cool Sh*t, Drink, Eat, Melbourne / 24 October 2023

Introduction: The Market Turns Into a Haunted Wonderland

Halloween is on the horizon, and Melbourne’s beloved Preston Market is pulling out all the stops. Get set for a weekend brimming with creepy delights as the marketplace morphs into a realm of haunted fun. Scheduled for Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28, these free Halloween-themed events are destined to rattle bones and raise hairs. So, what’s on offer? Read on, if you dare.

Preston Market Halloween

After-School Horrors: Unearthly Fun for Kids

Mark your calendars for Friday afternoon’s fiendish activities, specially timed for when school’s out. Between 3 pm and 5:30 pm, children can indulge in an array of spooktastic entertainment. From crafting spooky slime to showing off their wickedly gleaming glitter tattoos, there’s no shortage of ways to get involved. Let’s not forget the fear-inducing face painting and an ensemble of vibrant characters parading around.

A Twist on the Classic: Trader Trick or Treat

While you’re busy checking out the myriad of after-school activities, also be sure to join in on the Trader Trick or Treat. Yes, the market vendors are participating too. Dive into the joy of gathering goodies from the market’s various stalls. Intrigued?

Spooky Sue’s Salon of Doom: A Ghoulish Transformation Awaits

Hold onto your hats, because the market has an unsettling new addition. Spooky Sue’s Salon of Doom opens its eerie doors on Saturday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Spooky Sue is a wizard when it comes to macabre makeovers. Get treated to chilling special effects injuries and grotesque face paintings — entirely free of charge. Hurry, though; it’s first-come, first-served. Swing by early to snag your spot and avoid any disheartening misses. Afterward, you can even capture your terrifying new look with a photo op inside the Salon.

Wrap-up: A Wickedly Good Time

In short, this Halloween promises a thrilling experience at Preston Market. With such a diverse and bone-chilling line-up, the event is your one-stop destination for unforgettable frights and delights.

Dare to join us? Head down to Melbourne’s favourite northside market, and prepare for an eerily unforgettable Halloween celebration.