The spookiest night of the year, Halloween, is fast approaching and Darling Harbour has dastardly plans for the weekend before it arrives! Wear your spookiest costumes and head to Darling Quarter for countless free and fun Halloween themed activities on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October then devour some spooky (but delicious) eats at your favourite Darling Harbour restaurants.
Don't let the fa-boo-lous fun stop there! Keep the party going with plenty of exciting events happening all around the harbour from sun-up to moonlight.
To really get into the spirit, (pun 100% intended) have a read of these historic scary stories of Darling Harbour while you're walking around the precinct - if you dare!
There's also the chance to win a spooktacular prize package!
From pumpkin spiced delights to spooky soba noodles, there's endless Insta-worthy treats to try out this Halloween.
Halloween Fun at Pumphouse Sydney
The ghouly good times don't have to end after the free fun at Darling Quarter, Pumphouse will be keeping the party going with Halloween themed cocktails and mocktails, face painting for the young ones, beverage tastings for the older ones, prize offerings, a meat smoker and a live DJ.
2pm - 8pm
Saturday 29 October
WIN A SPOOKTACULAR STAY!
THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED - Check your inboxes to see if you've won!
- One night’s accommodation in a family room at the Novotel Sydney Darling Square on Saturday 29 October including breakfast.
- $200 to spend at Pumphouse Sydney’s Halloween Open Day Event on Saturday 29 October 2pm-8pm. Enjoy themed cocktails & mocktails, wine tastings, face painting, a meat smoker and live DJ.
- 1x 9D Action Cinemas Family Pass at where you can catch a selection of fully immersive movies – scary or not so scary – you decide!
There'll also be a 9D Action Cinemas Family Pass and a $100 voucher for the new Ichoume Japanese restaurant at Darling Quarter for one runner up!
Hurry, competition ends at midnight on Wednesday 26 October.
By entering the competition, you agree to these terms and conditions.
Head to Tumbalong Park and Darling Quarter on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October for some fang-tastically fun and free activities.
Get dressed in your creepiest Halloween outfit and get ready to move! Catch a killer performance to kick off, then Richard Tanumi from The Voice 2022 will be teaching the moves from Michael Jackson's iconic 'Thriller' music video. Everyone will then perform the dance, flash mob style as Richard belts out the song.
12 noon - 2pm
Sat 29 Oct
By the murky waters of Cockle Bay, you'll find even more creepy cool activities.
Darling Harbour’s most gruesome historic horror stories
Looking for some spooky stories to tell to scare the bejeezus out of your friends out on Halloween night?
We searched historic newspapers to bring you 8 of Darling Harbour’s most gruesome historic stories and the familiar locations where they happened. If you're feeling particularly brave this Halloween, bring a torch and your wits and visit these sites to see if you can spot any of the ghostly spirits passed!
WARNING: before you read on, know that these tales feature death and dismemberment. They are not for the faint-of-heart!
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