Halloween in Town Centre

When: 30 October 2016

Ticket Information: Admission: Free

Where/Location: Taupo Town Centre, main pedestrian areas, Taupo

Restrictions: None

Website: Visit Website

Phone: 07 377 0104

Contact Person: julie@towncentretaupo.co.nz

Dig out your favourite costume because the annual Halloween Trick or Treat celebrations are back on the calendar for 2015.

Note that the event will be held on Friday, 30 October rather than on Halloween itself to keep this as an after school event.

There will be more activities for children in the public spaces in town, bouncy castles and some new Halloween themed goodies in addition to treats from Cadbury.

Date:  Friday, 30 October

Time:  3:30-5:30pm.

Place:  Taupo town centre, main pedestrian areas

To register your business to give out treats, email julie@towncentretaupo.co.nz  

All children are welcome, but they MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Halloween Film Festival

Taupo Halloween Film Festival

When: Friday 28 October 07.00pm – 10.00pm

Where: Starlight Cinema, Horomatangi Street, Taupo

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information: Premium Admission: $20.00 (Door Sales Only)

Website: Corbie Films

The Taupo Halloween Film Festival celebrates the best that cinema has to offer. Showcasing films from the next generation of emerging storytellers, offering an impressive selection of competitive and non-competitive programming. Bringing films, both domestic and international, to the silver screen of starlight cinema in Taupo New Zealand.

Taupo is known as a hub of activity and this is no different on halloween night with the  Film Festival being a place for audiences and filmmakers to engage with one another. The Festival aim is to be an exciting family friendly affair that features a host of screenings, Scares in the haunted theatre, Meet and Greet with the artists, and an audience costume competition.

Light Party

Light Party

When: Mon 31 October 2016, 05.30pm – 08.00pm

Where: Taupo Baptist Church, Corner of Taupo View Rd and Rifle Range Rd, Taupo

Restrictions: M

Ticket Information: General Admission: $6.00 Door Sales Only

Under the Sea.
Year 1 – 6
Pre-schoolers – Gold coin.

Games, activities, deep sea glow in the dark room.
– Lollies & food
– Separate pre-school area
– A positive alternative to Halloween
– Dress up prizes
– Free Parents cafe

Tickets from Church office.


Mainstreet Halloween

Mainstreet Halloween

When: Mon 31 Oct 2011, 3:00pm–7:00pm

Where: Whanganui CBD, Victoria Avenue, Whanganui

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information: Admission: Free

Website: www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz

There is no better excuse to get dressed up than Halloween. Bring the whole family down to Whanganui’s CBD where the kids can trick or treat in a safe and friendly environment, get their faces painted, have a dance at a spooky disco or a bounce on the bouncy castle. For adults and ‘big kids’ join in a ghost tour of the CBD’s most haunted sites. Come down, rattle your chains and join in the spooky fun – if you dare!

3pm–5pm Trick or Treat in marked CBD stores, 5pm head to a spooky disco at Majestic Sq, 5pm & 6pm join a tour of the CBD’s most haunted sites (suitable for children and adults aged 10+) departing from the I-Site, Taupo Quay, also face painting, bouncy castle and look out for the roaming zombie performers.

Halloween Party


When: Sat 29 October 2016 09.00pm – 1.30am

Where: Shotz Bar and Gaming Lounge, 75 Guyton Street, Whanganui

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information: Door Sales Only


Halloween Night At the Museum

Halloween Night At the Museum

When: Friday 28 October 2016 05.00pm – 07.00pm

Where: Davis Theatre, Watt St, Whanganui

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information: Door sales only

Website: Whanganui Regional Museum

Head down to the Whanganui Regional Museum this Halloween for a spook-alicious evening of tricks, treats and surprises!

Experience the Museum’s haunted trail filled with skeletons, ghosts, creepy crawlies and many more critters waiting in the shadows. Be in to win prizes, and come along dressed in a creepy costume and complete the trail to take a treat from our ghoul-tacular sack of goodies. Don’t miss the photo booth at the end too!

Entry through the Davis Theatre on Watt Street.

5pm – 6pm: Suitable for ages 5 to 9
6pm – 7pm: Suitable for ages 10+

All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Gold coin entry.

Light Party

When: 31 October 2016 05.30pm – 07.00pm

Where: Equippers Church Whanganui

Restrictions: M

Ticket Information: Gold Coin Donation on door

A safe, family friendly and free event for the community in the beautiful city of Whanganui. The LIGHT PARTY is a positive alternative to Halloween … and YOU are invited!!.

Games // Stalls // Activities // Lollies // Crafts // Bouncy Castles // Glow In The Dark Disco … & more.

You and your children are encouraged to dress up/go in fancy dress (but nothing scary please) – what about your favourite superhero, fairy, angel or occupation.

Ohakune, Taumaranui, National Park, Turangi and Raetihi do not have planned events this year, but that doesn’t mean trick or treating isn’t on the cards!

Have a safe and lolly ridden Halloween!