The Best Ways To Celebrate Halloween In Sydney

Play, Sydney / 28 October 2020

Grab your spookiest costume and prepare for a weekend of fun with the best ways to celebrate Halloween.

It’s that time of year again. This weekend, it’s time to grab your creepiest costume and get ready for a weekend of ghoulish good fun in Sydney. From spooky carnivals to incredible pop-up bars, discover the best ways to celebrate Halloween in Sydney below!

Prepare For A Scare At Goros, Surry Hills

Bringing a taste of Tokyo to the heart of Surry Hills, Goros is a bustling late-night party club and Japanese restaurant. This Halloween, make sure to swing by to celebrate Halloween with a spooky weekend of events.

For all this weird and wacky, Goros has you covered. This neon-drenched bar and eatery offers delicious Japanese bar snacks, cocktails, sake beer, whisky and so much more. Plus, they’ve got a stack of ways to keep yourself entertained including karaoke, DJs, arcade games and so much more.

This Halloween, Goros is offering FREE entry with Halloween-themed cocktails and plenty of spooky vibes. Make sure to book your spot so you don’t miss out! Find out more here.

Sip Your Way Through The Weekend With The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

A beverage for those unafraid of the beast in the spirit of Halloween, why not treat your tastebuds to something a little dark, but still delicious. The Kraken Black Spiced Rum has earlier this year launched two tasty new tipples in the form of premix, so you can enjoy bar quality beverages from the comfort of your own home (or lair) this spooky Saturday.

Kraken & Dry and Kraken & Cola are the two new ready-to-drink options for spiced rum lovers. Think notes of aromatic ginger in the dry blend, and classic cola flavours throughout the other. Let the Kraken creep on into your household this Halloween.

Grab a 4-pack ($27) of the new Kraken & Dry and Kraken & Cola from your nearest BWS, Dan Murphy’s, Liquorland, First Choice Liquor, and all good independent retailers.

Experience The Golden Sheaf’s ‘Carnevil’ This Weekend 

Escape to the circus this weekend with The Golden Sheaf’s ‘Carnevil’, a creepy dark carnival landing in the venue’s public bar and outdoor courtyard. Don your most ghoulish costume and watch The Golden Sheaf come alive with show-stopping entertainment by weird and wonderful circus performers (including burlesque dancers, glass ball jugglers, and creepy clowns).

Running for two nights only (Friday, October 30th and Saturday, October 31st), sip your way through three bespoke Carnevil-esque cocktails fit for the occasion, including a Fairy Floss Martini, Popcorn Palmona, and Smoked Orange Old Fashioned. Plus, test your tastebuds with the ultimate trick or treat experience: a spicy chicken taco roulette (where one of the three tacos is covered in fermented habanero chilli).

Plus, The Golden Sheaf will be serving devilish carnival treats including beer-battered Mars bar with salted caramel sauce and powdered sugar donut with vanilla ice cream and peaches (alongside their existing menu). Get in quick, tickets are free by table bookings are recommended. Secure your spot here.

Spend Halloween In The Jungle At Concrete Jungle Cafe

Escape to the jungle without leaving this city this Halloween. The crew from Chippendale’s Concrete Jungle Cafe is throwing an unmissable spooky celebration complete with a bespoke menu and delicious Halloween-inspired drinks.

Located in the bustling Central Park precinct, Concrete Jungle is an inner-city oasis, serving fresh produce to create mouth-watering dishes to tantalise your tastebuds. Get ready for the ultimate Halloween experience, taking place for one-night-only on Saturday, October 31st. Swing by from 7 pm to indulge in a Halloween-themed dining experience.

Your ticket ($120 per person) treats you to a four-course feast complete with four matching spooky drinks (plus a cocktail and canape on arrival). Get ready to enjoy tostada with devilled Alaskan crab, avocado, and crispy shallots; tuna Carpaccio with blood orange, radicchio, tuna mayo, and pink peppercorns; beef fillet with bone marrow, beetroot puree, pickled beetroot, and horseradish as well as a dessert of chocolate Nemisis/delice with vanilla pumpkin and creme fraiche. Plus, the Concrete Jungle team is able to offer vegan or vegetarian options on request.

Make sure to don your spookiest costume as Concrete Jungle will be awarding a prize for the best-dressed attendee. Make sure to book ahead as spots are strictly limited. Find out more and book your spot here.

Get Ready For A Day of the Dead Fiesta At El Camino Cantina

Prepare for a spooky celebration featuring sinful margaritas, loud music, colourful costumes, and elaborate face-paint. From October 20th to November 7th, El Camino Cantina’s Sydney venues will be hosting a Day of the Dead fiesta. Swing by for mind-blowing frozen margaritas including, Devil Chilli (watermelon, chili and chili salt), Walking Dead (passionfruit), and Ghost Drop (blueberry), and Poison Apple (sour apple).

Plus, on October 31st expect an epic Halloween festival to take place. Don your best spooky costume and book in for a two-hour Deluxe Day of the Dead fiesta package ($89 pp), featuring everything from chips and salad to fajitas, churros, and two hours of Cadillac-style margaritas served frozen and on the rocks, along with house beer and wine, and soft drinks. Find out more and book your spot here.

Prepare For The Argyle’s Weeklong Halloween Spooktacular 

Get ready for a four-day Halloween-themed Spooktacular at The Argyle in 2020. From October 28th to October 31st, this historic venue will be transformed into the creepiest bar in the city. Every Wednesday swing by for FREE spooky films under that stars. Plus on Thursday night there’s an MJ Thriller Experience as well as The Argyle Asylum taking place on Friday night. Entry is FREE to The Argyle Asylum and costumes are encouraged with a special menu of spooky cocktails available too.  Find out more here.

Experience An Epic CROCtail Bar At WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Looking for an unforgettable way to celebrate Halloween in 2020? Look no further than WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s CROCtail pop-up bar. Head to this underground crocodile den (yes, with an actual 365kg saltwater crocodile named Rocky) and sip delicious cocktails. Your ticket includes a free drink on arrival and a rare hands-on reptile encounter. Plus there’s tasty tapas and cocktail available for Trolley’d (crafted using native, wild foraged ingredients). Get in quick, this pop-up experience is running from October 29th to November 7th, 2020. Find out more and book your spot here.