Creepy creatures are waiting
As dusk falls on October 27, Motat’s gates will creak open to welcome in those who dare to enter.
Creepy characters will return from the past to the historical grounds of Auckland’s iconic transport and technology museum, to celebrate the most spinetingling day of the year – Halloween.
Motat’s Olde Hallow’s Eve will be held over Labour weekend.
Take a step back in time with a trip to the Victorian Village to see the terrifying Miss Havisham in the Chapel or to check out the living doll in Willow Cottage.
The brave at heart and mad of mind, may come and crash the Madhatter’s tea party on the Village lawn or jump aboard the K900 ghost train and head screeching and wailing down the tracks, into the misty unknown.
The Victorian Death Photography Studio will snap and frame you and the Band Rotunda will host a darkly beautiful Black Fairy Grotto, with face painting.
At Cropper Lawn take a wander through the Gypsy Campsite but be sure to watch your ears for the Fortune Teller may speak of tales you don’t wish to hear.
In the 1920s Regent St, beware of Fagin and his gang of pick pockets with their swift and sticky criminal fingers.
For those in a morbid mood, visit the Undertaker at the Victorian Funeral Parlour for a sneak peak of life after death.
Families can head to the Creepy Children’s Courtyard or explore the Mirror Maze of illusions before heading to the carnival with a bright and lively costume parade and performances, playing at the Pumphouse Courtyard on the hour from 8pm.
Those who dare can wander through the echoing Discovery Dome, where terrifyingly sinister clowns will test your coulrophobia.
It’s not all creep and grime, bring along your Jack O Lantern to go on display in the pumpkin patch and the best dressed Halloweeners will be in to win some great prizes.
Olde Hallow’s Eve is on October 27 from 7pm till midnight.
Go to iticket.co.nz for presale tickets.
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