Five things to do for Halloween in Ipswich this weekend

A QT guide to the spookiest Halloween events across the Ipswich region this weekend.

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Halloween Train

  • Racehorse Hotel, Bundamba
  • Saturday, 3-8pm

JUMP on a spooky steam train this Halloween for a ride to remember. Dress up and hop aboard for a night of entertainment, trick-or-treating and fun. VIP trips include a ghost tour and welcome canapés at the Racehorse Hotel and leave from 3pm and 5.30pm. Standard tickets including the train trip and onboard activities and depart at 4pm and 6.30pm. Tickets range from $9-25.

For further details, phone 3103 0871 or visit


Disco Party

  • Amare Centre, 25 Cothill Rd, Booval
  • Saturday, 5.30-8pm

DANCE the night away at this year's Halloween Disco Party fundraiser. The event includes a DJ, a jumping castle, best dressed prizes, pinball machines, hair sprays, glow sticks, a walk-through cemetery and a coffee van for parents. Tickets cost $10. Children two and under are free.

For more or to donate, phone 0431 315 898 or visit the "Glitter Parties" Facebook page.


Halloween Party

  • Spotlight West Ipswich
  • Saturday, 11am-3pm

CELEBRATE Halloween with a free party at Spotlight West Ipswich. Staff will be dressed in their best spooky costumes and will be offering lollies, face painting, balloons and more.

For further information, phone the store on 3817 0100.


Costume Parade

  • Riverlink Shopping Centre
  • Saturday, from 11am

KIDS aged 16 and under are encouraged to dress in their creepiest costumes for a chance to win big. Prizes include gift cards, Smiggle packs and more. The parade will be held at the Gasometer area near BCF overlooking the river.

For more visit or phone 3294 5500.


Boovalloween Celebrations

  • Booval Fair Shopping Centre
  • Saturday, from 10am

COME along to Booval Fair this weekend for a Spooky Story Time session at 10am, 11am or 12pm. After each Story Time session there will be prizes awarded for the best Halloween costume. Categories include best dressed boy, best dressed girl and scariest costume. Children must be supervised at all times.

For more visit