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Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil 31ST OCT – 2ND NOV

Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil

Be entertained, be creative and most of all, be afraid… very afraid!

Calling all frightening creatures of the night! Join this year’s spooktacular Halloween-inspired weekend event, Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil, filled with all things freaky and fun that is sure to give you goosebumps!

A FREE 3-day event like no other, experience the frightful fun of zombies, ghosts, vampire-themed acrobats, stilt walkers staggering through Surfers Paradise plus so much more. Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil will offer a friendly opportunity for families to see their children bring their wildest dreams to light by coming along in their most gruesome costume.

A graveyard full of FREE entertainment, hair-raising activities and in-venue events will take place from Thursday, 31 October to Saturday, 2 November. From makeup workshops, spontaneous ‘freak show’ acts, Cosplay and Costume Competitions, trick or treat offerings, games and a frightful array of 18+ Halloween parties across the precinct, including the afterdark offerings of Infectious Halloween. This safe and family-friendly event offers something for all ages.

The spookish fun begins on All Hallows’ eve, a night where the kids can learn the ghoulish ways of a zombie, bust a move to Thriller, play games and participate in the official Costume Character Competition at official Fest-Evil stage in Cavill Mall with over $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs. The annual Cosplay Competition will take place on Friday, 1 November which will give all Marvel, Anime and DC Cosplayers the chance to win over $5,000 in prizes. So come if you dare in your favourite Halloween wear or Cosplay get-up!

View the Fest-Evil schedule

Fest-Evil Trick or Treat

Spook-Taculuar Halloween Fun at the Paradise Centre. Bring in the kids to get their sweet fix in a family-friendly safe environment. FREE Face Painting, spooky character meet, greets & treats.

Face Painting: 31 October – 1 November 5pm – 7pm & 2 November 1pm – 4pm

Spooky Characters: 2 November, 1pm – 4pm

Surfers Paradise Zombie Walk

Featured within Fest-Evil is the Surfers Paradise Zombie Walk which attracted more than 1000 participants last year, showcases a parade of Zombie Walk enthusiasts. All zombie walkers will have a chance to be crowned King or Queen in the annual Costume Competition as well as dancing the night away in the Post Parade Street Party.

Get your tickets now!

Surfers Paradise Fest Evil Zombie Walk

📷: @deanjohnson

WHEN: 31/10/19 – 02/11/19

WHERE: The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217


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