Spooky Saturday in the city

On Saturday 31 October get your lanterns carved and your masks on, It’s time to trick or treat!

This Halloween join us for a day filled with awesome activities for the whole family.

10:00am – 1:00pm

Start with our trick or treat play trail. Selected retailers around the CBD will have treats in store for those brave enough to dress up and visit, organised by the awesome team at Great South. Play activities run by Sport Southland and Healthy families will be located along the way with activities and games you won’t want to miss!


1:00pm – 4:00pm

Join the team at the Invercargill City Libraries for an afternoon of free Halloween events. Activities include

  • Bouncy Castle
  • Halloween Photobooth
  • Bubbling Cauldrons
  • Mask Making
  • Virtual Reality (ages 12+)
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Spooky Storytime


3:00pm – 5:00pm

Dress up and drop into Splash Palace for a Halloween Pool Party! There will be games, music, the inflatables and prizes for best dressed!


Booklets available now from

  • Invercargill Public Library
  • Splash Palace
  • Stadium Southland
  • Invercargill City Council

Retailers involved

  • Yaks n Yetis
  • We Wicked Few Tattoo Studio
  • Kaos hair Salon
  • H & J Smith
  • Merric
  • Cotton On
  • Whitcoulls
  • Skelts Jewellers
  • Paul McKinlays Barber Shop
  • The Shoe Clinic
  • Vodafone
  • McKnight and Brown
  • Global Byte Cafe
  • Stewarts Pharmacy
  • Smiths City