Transforming Entertainment Quarter into a ghostly graveyard for three fun-filled days (30th October to 1st November 2020), Halloween Family Fest is set to delight families with fang-tastic rides, carnival games, showbags, trick-or-treating, a monster mash disco and family movies at an outdoor cinema! Tickets are now on sale.
Families should come dressed to stir up a bit of fright at this haunted Halloween fair! Here's what to look forward to:
Rides & Carnival Games - All ghouls, goblins, ghosts and witches can enjoy their favourite fairground rides and test their skills with fun carnival games, including a Pumpkin Ring Toss.
Haunted House - See if you can "escape" the fun Haunted House!
Trick or Treat - Trick-or-treating will take place at The Showring, Entertainment Quarter. Grab a $5 trick-or-treat bag for your little one and go 'door-to-door' collecting tasty treats from the haunt zones. Keep a lookout for pumpkin stickers marking each location. Trick-or-treating is for guests 18 years of age and younger who must be with an adult to participate.
Graveyard Costume Competition - Kids are invited to come dressed as their favourite scariest villain, monster, creation or character! There are some great prizes up for grab!
Monster Mash Disco - Devilina is hosting the ultimate Monster Mash Halloween Bash. Come dance to 'Thriller' and do the 'Monster Mash' at this deadly disco!
Open-Air Cinema - Enjoy family-friendly 'scary' movies Hotel Transylvania 2 or Goosebumps 2 under the moonlight.
Festive Halloween Crafts - The kids can get crafty creating Halloween-inspired crafts!
PLUS other EQ Activities - Pamper your pooch with a range of stalls at Dogs in the Park; visit Cambridge Markets EQ (Saturday only); and El Camino Cantino will be serving up Tex-Mex hex to vex the living and the not-so-living during its Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival (available until November 7).
Ensuring the event is COVIDSAFE is a top priority, so attendees are encouraged to pre-book tickets online. Tickets will be available at the gate however numbers will be limited, so those who have pre-purchased entry tickets, trick-or-treat passes, and rider wristbands will be guaranteed entry.
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