Prepare to be scared at the Coal Creek Halloween Festival
Prepare to be scared! Ghosts and goblins, vampires and witches will be roaming the streets at Coal Creek Historical Village for their annual Spooky Halloween Festival on Friday 31st October 2014.
Gates open at 5.30pm and for a gold token entry fee ($1.00 per person), children can dance the night away at the Monster Bash Disco, see the Kaboom Fire Show, participate in traditional Apple Bobbing and get hands on with some seriously scary reptiles with the Snake Busters and friends.
The whole family can ride the Ghost Train together or see the Bump in the Night Puppet show (suitable for all ages) for only $5.00 per ticket.
Ghost hunters can test their nerve at the Spooky Vampire Show (age 12 plus) for $8.00 per ticket.
And Splatmaster Paintball is a special treat for ages 9 plus at $25.00 per ticket. Prepare to be scared!
For grown-ups looking to conjure up some other-wordly spirits, Tarot Card, Oracle Readings and Energy Drawings will be offered at $30 per 30-minute session between 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Bookings essential.
Hear messages from the other side with Jeremy West, Psychic Medium. Readings offered in 60-minute sessions for $25.00, between 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Bookings essential.
Or bring your own marshmallows to toast at the bon fire.
Visitors are advised to book well in advance and arrive early to avoid disappointment. Places are limited for some paid events and sell out very quickly.
NOTE: This is an ALCOHOL FREE event.
The Historical Society at Coal Creek has faithfully restored and preserved over fifty original buildings. Experience what life would have been like for the people living in the coalmining town between 1870 to 1920 for yourself. Adding to the old-worldly charm, the village is lovingly attended by a small army of dedicated volunteers, many of whom wear period costume, adding to the overall experience.
General entry (except for event days) is FREE!!! Making Coal Creek a 'must do' for anyone visiting the South Gippsland area.
The All Hallows' Evening is just one of many special events hosted by the Historical Society at Coal Creek throughout the year. Details of more upcoming events can be found on their web site: www.coalcreekvillage.com.au
Coal Creek Parking:
There is limited FREE on-sight parking and FREE neighbouring street parking.
Halloween Festival Opening Hours:
Gates open at 5.30pm and the even runs to 10.30pm. Visitors are advised to arrive early.
Halloween Festival Ticket Prices:
General entry is a 'gold' token - $1.00 per person, taken at the door.
NOTE: Visitors are advised to pre-book for Trick-or-Treating, Splatmaster and Shows as these events have limited capacities.
Trick-or-Treat Tickets (Kids up to 12 years old) - $5.00 per ticket. (Purchase online)
Family Ghost Train Ride (All ages) - $5.00 per ticket.
Bump in the Night Puppet Show (All ages) - $5.00 per ticket. (Purchase online)
Spooky Vampire Show (Kids aged 12 plus) - $8.00 per ticket.
All buildings at Coal Creek are available for event venue hire. The village is a safe, enclosed, photogenic location for any function, including weddings and kid's birthday parties. Coal Creek is a location no one will forget. (Onsite catering options available).
School groups encouraged to visit and receive educational credit.
Corporate function room available for businesses and groups.
Community groups welcome. The Coal Creek Village is currently home to 22 local social and community groups.