It's first in, first scared for those looking for a frightfully good time this Halloween.

Northland Youth Theatre's Fright Night tonight and tomorrow will see the young theatre-makers lead those brave enough around an abandoned quarry - now the Quarry Arts Centre.

Super-spooky features include the neighbouring Mission Ground cemetery, which houses 700 graves of some of the pioneers, vagrants, waifs and strays of early Whangarei. There was also a condemned building and unstable cliff face - "so a bit of danger", said NYT manager Jess Collins.

The event is all-ages and will tell some of the history of the art centre and former quarry.

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"If you've got really little kids come earlier, and later the scarier you want it," Ms Collins said.

"In the dark it should be quite scary."

More than 30 actors aged 9 to 18 would be involved in Fright Night, which also acted as Northland Youth Theatre trust's flagship fundraiser.

First entry 6.30pm, last entry 8.30pm tonight and tomorrow. $5 per person.