News, Culture & Society

Kids in Halloween costumes go trick or treating in Sydney

Sydneysiders were treated to a spooky sight on Tuesday as kids from around the city put on a cute costume show.

Adorable little monsters roamed around town in their scariest attire, and even pet pooches got into the spirit of spookiness.

From IT-inspired evil clowns to blood-splattered zombies in hospital gowns, children roamed the streets in their Halloween best. 

Sydneysiders were treated to a spooky sight on Tuesday as kids from around the city put on a cute costume show for Halloween

Adorable little monsters roamed around town in their scariest attire, and even pet pooches got into the spirit of spookiness

Adorable little monsters roamed around town in their scariest attire, and even pet pooches got into the spirit of spookiness

From IT-inspired evil clowns to blood-splattered zombies in hospital gowns, children roamed the streets in their Halloween best

From IT-inspired evil clowns to blood-splattered zombies in hospital gowns, children roamed the streets in their Halloween best

Meanwhile on the Northern Beaches trick-or-treaters were spotted scooping loot out of overflowing pumpkin-shaped bowls

Meanwhile on the Northern Beaches trick-or-treaters were spotted scooping loot out of overflowing pumpkin-shaped bowls

Terrace houses were decorated for the occasion, coated with cobwebs and bearing ominous danger signs or hints of haunting

Terrace houses were decorated for the occasion, coated with cobwebs and bearing ominous danger signs or hints of haunting

The streets of Paddington in inner Sydney saw hordes of ghosts, ghouls and fairytale princesses knocking on doors and asking for lollies.

Terrace houses were decorated for the occasion, coated with cobwebs and bearing ominous danger signs or hints of haunting. 

Meanwhile on the Northern Beaches trick-or-treaters were spotted scooping loot out of overflowing pumpkin-shaped bowls. 

Not all costumes were intended to scare, with some opting to dress as their favourite superheroes or Disney characters.

The streets of Paddington in inner Sydney saw hordes of ghosts, ghouls and fairytale princesses knocking on doors and asking for lollies

The streets of Paddington in inner Sydney saw hordes of ghosts, ghouls and fairytale princesses knocking on doors and asking for lollies

Others rode giant inflatable dinosaurs, there were Indian chiefs, witches, mummies, and vampires. Not to be outdone, some parents even joined the fun, donning devil horns and dressing up their dogs

Others rode giant inflatable dinosaurs, there were Indian chiefs, witches, mummies, and vampires. Not to be outdone, some parents even joined the fun, donning devil horns and dressing up their dogs

Not all costumes were intended to scare, with some opting to dress as their favourite superheroes or Disney characters

Not all costumes were intended to scare, with some opting to dress as their favourite superheroes or Disney characters

Younger kids were not the only ones dressing up, with teenage girls putting their makeup skills to the test on fake cuts and bruises

Younger kids were not the only ones dressing up, with teenage girls putting their makeup skills to the test on fake cuts and bruises

A terrorace house? This inner city resident festooned their front fence with spooky spiders webs, hopefully no one got stuck!

A terrorace house? This inner city resident festooned their front fence with spooky spiders webs, hopefully no one got stuck!

Bubble bubble toil and trouble! This little witch had a cauldron full of candy by the end of the day's trick or treating in Sydney

Bubble bubble toil and trouble! This little witch had a cauldron full of candy by the end of the day’s trick or treating in Sydney

Sink your fangs into this costume! A good Dracula costume is always a hit, and this young vampire pulled it off spectacularly

Sink your fangs into this costume! A good Dracula costume is always a hit, and this young vampire pulled it off spectacularly

Uh-oh, what lies within? Residents decorated their terrace homes to try and scare the roaming kids going trick or treating

Uh-oh, what lies within? Residents decorated their terrace homes to try and scare the roaming kids going trick or treating

Stop that monkey business! A scary ape mask did the trick for this young man on Sydney's Northern Beaches on Tuesday

Stop that monkey business! A scary ape mask did the trick for this young man on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Tuesday

Is it a haunted house? A ghost, a killer clown and Spiderman hesitate on the doorstep of a very spooky terrace in Paddington

Is it a haunted house? A ghost, a killer clown and Spiderman hesitate on the doorstep of a very spooky terrace in Paddington

Is that Aragog? Not even Harry Potter would be brave enough to cross the threshold of this haunted Halloween house

Is that Aragog? Not even Harry Potter would be brave enough to cross the threshold of this haunted Halloween house

A Dracula dog! This four-legged friend refused to be left out and joined the kids in a vampire outfit this Halloween afternoon

A Dracula dog! This four-legged friend refused to be left out and joined the kids in a vampire outfit this Halloween afternoon

An eerie sight for passersby, as kids struck fear into the heart of Sydney, this young man making a very convincing ghost

An eerie sight for passersby, as kids struck fear into the heart of Sydney, this young man making a very convincing ghost

Who would you give your candy to? Ironman? Captain America? A killer clown, a ghost or a green-faced zombie on the loose?

Who would you give your candy to? Ironman? Captain America? A killer clown, a ghost or a green-faced zombie on the loose?

Enter if you dare! How many courageous trick or treaters had the nerve to knock on the door of this spooky terrace house?

Enter if you dare! How many courageous trick or treaters had the nerve to knock on the door of this spooky terrace house?

Others rode giant inflatable dinosaurs, there were Indian chiefs, witches, mummies, and vampires.

Not to be outdone, some parents even joined the fun, donning devil horns and dressing up their dogs.

Et tu Mum? It wasn't just kids having fun, this inner city Mum put on a fancy toga and trick or treated as an ancient Roman!

Et tu Mum? It wasn’t just kids having fun, this inner city Mum put on a fancy toga and trick or treated as an ancient Roman!

The detail on these dolls is frightening! Sydney residents spared no expense decorating their homes for their Halloween visitors

The detail on these dolls is frightening! Sydney residents spared no expense decorating their homes for their Halloween visitors

Who do you think is the scariest of these three Halloween teens? A Scream mask, a red devil or a spooky mystery monster? 

Who do you think is the scariest of these three Halloween teens? A Scream mask, a red devil or a spooky mystery monster? 

Mums and Dads on the North Beaches joined the fun, but would you give them a piece of precious Halloween candy?

Mums and Dads on the North Beaches joined the fun, but would you give them a piece of precious Halloween candy?

Not only is the detail in this scary clown costume amazing, but this boy even brought his pooch dressed as a spooky pirate!

Not only is the detail in this scary clown costume amazing, but this boy even brought his pooch dressed as a spooky pirate!

Is it a house or a graveyard? With such a foreboding front gate its unlikely anyone had the courage to yell 'trick or treat!'

Is it a house or a graveyard? With such a foreboding front gate its unlikely anyone had the courage to yell ‘trick or treat!’

Off with his head! It was blood and gore galore with these three costumed kids, but they didn't forget their lolly baskets

Off with his head! It was blood and gore galore with these three costumed kids, but they didn’t forget their lolly baskets

This might be the scariest one yet - an evil mask hanging from a tree in the front yard of an inner city Sydney terrace house

This might be the scariest one yet – an evil mask hanging from a tree in the front yard of an inner city Sydney terrace house

Hands up or I will shoot you dead-pool! Comic book characters proved a popular choice for kids on Halloween this year

Hands up or I will shoot you dead-pool! Comic book characters proved a popular choice for kids on Halloween this year

Mum and Dad wanted to dress up too, or was it Grandma and Grandpa? Even the family poodle put on a spooky costume

Mum and Dad wanted to dress up too, or was it Grandma and Grandpa? Even the family poodle put on a spooky costume

Cobwebs, skeletons and a flying ghost, which of these terrace house decorations do you think scared local children the most?

Cobwebs, skeletons and a flying ghost, which of these terrace house decorations do you think scared local children the most?

I'll take them all! Not the scariest costume, but an effective one indeed, this little princess made off with handfuls of candy!

I’ll take them all! Not the scariest costume, but an effective one indeed, this little princess made off with handfuls of candy!

Is it the witching hour? Pirates, witches, and... hang on... is that a big green dinosaur roaming the Northern Beaches?

Is it the witching hour? Pirates, witches, and… hang on… is that a big green dinosaur roaming the Northern Beaches?

What are you doing there Mr Skeleton? Oh nothing, just sitting in the bathroom and reading some scary news stories!

What are you doing there Mr Skeleton? Oh nothing, just sitting in the bathroom and reading some scary news stories!

Who says mums can't join in the Halloween fun? These trick or treaters might have been rewarded with a glass full of bubbly

Who says mums can’t join in the Halloween fun? These trick or treaters might have been rewarded with a glass full of bubbly

Construction site, or the spookiest haunted terrace yet? These frightening figures standing guard make this a scary scene

Construction site, or the spookiest haunted terrace yet? These frightening figures standing guard make this a scary scene

Does Count Dracula have an investment property in Paddington? This terrace probably costs the same as a castle in Transylvania 

Does Count Dracula have an investment property in Paddington? This terrace probably costs the same as a castle in Transylvania 

Hands up, trick or treat! Usually it's the robbers carrying bags full of loot, but these policewomen made a fearsome posse

Hands up, trick or treat! Usually it’s the robbers carrying bags full of loot, but these policewomen made a fearsome posse

Starting them young! A toddler tiger joined the cute little monsters roaming the streets of Sydney on Halloween this year

Starting them young! A toddler tiger joined the cute little monsters roaming the streets of Sydney on Halloween this year

This pair of zombies don't look too happy - did they miss out on lollies or is their ghoulish makeup covering up cheeky smiles?

This pair of zombies don’t look too happy – did they miss out on lollies or is their ghoulish makeup covering up cheeky smiles?

Dem bones! A skeleton, a cauldron and a terrifying mask, this young man struck fear into all that crossed his Halloween path

Dem bones! A skeleton, a cauldron and a terrifying mask, this young man struck fear into all that crossed his Halloween path

Purple spider webs, blog black bats, bat lanterns, and what's that hanging from the balcony? A witch stuck in a sticky trap!

Purple spider webs, blog black bats, bat lanterns, and what’s that hanging from the balcony? A witch stuck in a sticky trap!

Enter if you dare! It's no wonder this young trick or treater is hesitating on the doorstep, would you have the courage to knock?

Enter if you dare! It’s no wonder this young trick or treater is hesitating on the doorstep, would you have the courage to knock?

Not all zombies! This young man wasn't out to crack skulls and eat flesh, he was handing out lollies to other children instead!

Not all zombies! This young man wasn’t out to crack skulls and eat flesh, he was handing out lollies to other children instead!

Hanging out in inner city Sydney on Halloween! This flying monster looked like something straight out of a horror movie

Hanging out in inner city Sydney on Halloween! This flying monster looked like something straight out of a horror movie

Bewitching costumes and make-up! From pirates to vampires to witches on broomsticks, this children were dressed to scare

Bewitching costumes and make-up! From pirates to vampires to witches on broomsticks, this children were dressed to scare

The latest installment of the Mummy franchise may have bombed at the box office, but this costume was a hit on Halloween!

The latest installment of the Mummy franchise may have bombed at the box office, but this costume was a hit on Halloween!

This terrace would look spooky enough without the decorations! It would take a brave soul indeed to knock on this door! 

This terrace would look spooky enough without the decorations! It would take a brave soul indeed to knock on this door! 

Lollies for the young trick or treaters in colourful costumes, beers for the Halloween dads who helped put them together

Lollies for the young trick or treaters in colourful costumes, beers for the Halloween dads who helped put them together

These four costumes were some of the scariest on the day, and hopefully they left with Halloween buckets full of lollies

These four costumes were some of the scariest on the day, and hopefully they left with Halloween buckets full of lollies

Keep out! This creative warning sign looks like it was written in blood, but the house was scary enough thanks to the skeleton

Keep out! This creative warning sign looks like it was written in blood, but the house was scary enough thanks to the skeleton

The Halloween hordes have arrived! There won't be a single lolly left in the street after these trick or treaters have passed

The Halloween hordes have arrived! There won’t be a single lolly left in the street after these trick or treaters have passed

Some Halloween costumes were more mysterious - these three applied all of their creative powers to think out of the box

Some Halloween costumes were more mysterious – these three applied all of their creative powers to think out of the box

This clown doesn't look so scary - until you see the huge machete dripping with blood! Run for your life, it's Pennywise!

This clown doesn’t look so scary – until you see the huge machete dripping with blood! Run for your life, it’s Pennywise!

What's that skeleton reading while on the toilet? Oh no, it's the spookiest newspaper in the world, the Hell Morning Post!

What’s that skeleton reading while on the toilet? Oh no, it’s the spookiest newspaper in the world, the Hell Morning Post!

Barney the Dinosaur, a killer in a Jason mask, a petrifying ghost all in black, and what's that in the back, a wicked witch?

Barney the Dinosaur, a killer in a Jason mask, a petrifying ghost all in black, and what’s that in the back, a wicked witch?

The zombies were out in force in Paddington, knocking on doors and making sure they left with bags full of delicious treats

The zombies were out in force in Paddington, knocking on doors and making sure they left with bags full of delicious treats

Sometimes the scariest costume of all is a simple horror movie mask - this one is the Jason mask from the Friday the 13th films

Sometimes the scariest costume of all is a simple horror movie mask – this one is the Jason mask from the Friday the 13th films

An oldie but a goodie, the skeleton costume is a Halloween favourite, and for good reason - it guarantees a scare!

An oldie but a goodie, the skeleton costume is a Halloween favourite, and for good reason – it guarantees a scare!

The father in the top hat wins the prize for best-dressed dad this year, the most convincing vampire in old Sydney town

The father in the top hat wins the prize for best-dressed dad this year, the most convincing vampire in old Sydney town

Trick or Treat! Will the owners of this house dare let these scary customers leave empty handed? Or will they hand out the lollies?

Trick or Treat! Will the owners of this house dare let these scary customers leave empty handed? Or will they hand out the lollies?

Some went for scary, others went for cute! This adorable little boy turned up with a matching bag and costume to boot

Some went for scary, others went for cute! This adorable little boy turned up with a matching bag and costume to boot

Surely these two deserve a prize for this idea! It looks like they are riding a pair of inflatable beasts, what a scary sight!

Surely these two deserve a prize for this idea! It looks like they are riding a pair of inflatable beasts, what a scary sight!

Uh-oh, has this young girl been drinking her sister's blood? Or could be be Cottee's red cordial or melted red frogs?

Uh-oh, has this young girl been drinking her sister’s blood? Or could be be Cottee’s red cordial or melted red frogs?

I hope this homeowner has enough treats to go around, or they might find themselves on the receiving end of a nasty trick!

I hope this homeowner has enough treats to go around, or they might find themselves on the receiving end of a nasty trick!

Killers clowns smeared with the blood of their hapless victims! There is no way anyone would refuse a request from these two

Killers clowns smeared with the blood of their hapless victims! There is no way anyone would refuse a request from these two

These three girls are having a Halloween they will never forget, trick or treating on Sydney's Northern Beaches on Tuesday

These three girls are having a Halloween they will never forget, trick or treating on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Tuesday

Paddington really got into the spirit of Halloween this year, with the whole community coming together for the kids

Paddington really got into the spirit of Halloween this year, with the whole community coming together for the kids

At last, an Indian chief in a headdress! This classic costume will doubtless have reminded many of their own childhoods

At last, an Indian chief in a headdress! This classic costume will doubtless have reminded many of their own childhoods

Every single costume is frightening, but the one furthest to the right is enough to strike fear into the any person's soul!

Every single costume is frightening, but the one furthest to the right is enough to strike fear into the any person’s soul!

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


Comments are closed.