Spooky halloween events

Looking for the spookiest activities in the country? We’ve gathered the goblins and ghouls and pumped them for information–where do they go for the most SPOOKtacular fun! Use caution when visiting though, some of these are genuinely creepy and not appropriate for the younger spooks! You have been warned! Bwahahaha!

British Columbia

Vancouver Ghost Train

1. Check out the Festival of Fear at Galey Farms Corn Maze. There is a haunted house for kids, a Cornfield of Horror, seances with Madame Isabella, haunted Crazy Train and the city’s largest haunted house, the CarnEVIL. Victoria
2. Do you dare to try a Haunted Zip with Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours? Ghosts, monsters and spooky tales are all part of the excitement! Sooke
3. This train is bound for terror! The Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park promises loads of scares, ripped from the pages of Mother Goose’s book of ghastly rhymes! Vancouver
4. Grab your broom and get ready for witchy fun at Broomelda’s World Famous Witch Academy, this Halloween at Flyover Canada. Do you have what it takes to graduate…and survive? Vancouver
5. Do the mash, the Monster Mash! The all-ages graveyard smash is held annually with fun games, activities, activities and prizes for every little ghoul and goblin. Kelowna


Ghoul's Night Out

6. Here’s one for the wee ones: Ghoul’s Night Out. A zombie dance mob, creepy carnival games, a ghost rodeo, even a witches’ retirement home are all in store at Heritage Park.  Calgary
7. Join the contingent of terror at the Haunted Pumpkin Festival at Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm. The Headless Horseman guards the entrance to the mega corn maze, enter if you dare!  Bon Accord
8. If you find yourself in the Mountain Parks this Halloween, make your way to the rec grounds for the Halloween Fireworks and a giant bonfire, complete with hot dogs and hot chocolate! Banff
9. Nothing scarier than a good old fashioned ghost story! The folks at Edmonton Ghost Tours have perfected the art and will lead you through some of the most haunted spots in the city! Edmonton



Fort Battleford Ghostwalk

courtesy Parks Canada

10. A mysterious mystery to solve, terrifying tales and ghastly games await during Boo Town at the Saskatchewan Development Museum Saskatoon
11. Nothing says Halloween like wandering through a scary labyrinth of corn…except maybe for a haunted house! You can do both at the Haunted Corn Maze and Haunted House in Prince Albert. Choose from family-friendly or up the boo quotient in the adult haunted house!   Prince Albert
12. Why settle for one haunted house when you can go to FIVE? The Haunted Fort at Fort Battleford promises chills and spills, or brave a lantern-lit Ghost WalkFort Battleford National Historic Site


Six Pines Haunted Attractions

13. How about a Fright at the Museum through the Fort la Reine Museum village? Explore the dark history of the 18th century in North America where you can solve a mystery but be careful… there is a witch on the loose! Portage la Prairie
14. Three ships are kitted out for Halloween: two for family fun with crafts and fun decorations and the third for the truly brave (and over 15!)  at the Halloween Haunt at the Selkirk Marine Museum Selkirk
15. By day Six Pines Haunted Attractions offer family spooks and scares but by night it is utterly terrifying. Really. Even the website is scary.  Winnipeg
16. The Haunted Forest at Amaze in Corn rustles with unseen beings. They are eager and ready to feast on the screams of visitors! You may enter, but will you leave?  Winnipeg
17. Do what you can to scare away cancer at Grim Acres! The haunted house and yard display relies on donations and volunteers and gives 100% of the proceeds to cancer research. Brandon


Howling Hootenanny

18. If camping in late October isn’t scary enough, how about trying the Haunted Halloween Weekend at Mews Lake? An owl prowl, Saturday night campground trick or treating, pumpkin carving, and a wolf howl and spider-weenie roast are all in store! Algonquin Park
19. Ride the rails on the York-Durham Heritage Railway for Halloween fun. Kids under 12 in costume ride for free! Uxbridge
20. A haunted tour of Acres of Terror at Cannamore Orchard is just the start of the creepy fun! You’ll also get the chance to visit the House of Terror, a fog maze, and an entire Spooky Village! Embrun
21. You’ll run out of daylight before you run out of fun at PumpkinFest at Downey’s Farm Market. Face-painting, wagon rides, a hay jump, and of course, thousands of pumpkins! Caledon
22. Maybe you are looking for a chance to interact with some creepy creatures or take your chances in the Haunted Maze. Perhaps you want to dress up and trick or treat in the village? Whatever you choose, you’ll find it at the Howling Hootenanny at Black Creek Pioneer VillageToronto
23. Delight in the haunted history of the city! Costumed guides will lead you by lamplight on a Haunted Walk through the spookiest places, and regal you with tales of terror and intrigue! Kingston, Ottawa and Toronto


Great Pumpkin Ball

24. The theme at Aquarium Du Quebec is Witches Night! Visit the aquarium by torchlight, and beware the lurking bloodthirsty spooks! Quebec City
25. It’s a party with pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Ball at the Montreal Space for Life! Wander the gardens to see a rainbow of squash and visit with Pepo the Pumpkin! Montréal
26. The Plains of Abraham are always full of history, but at Halloween, it is also full of mystery! Enjoy the decorations, and delight in the thrills and chills of a guided tour…there are several available based on age and level of terror tolerance.  Quebec City
27. Terror takes over at the L’Halloween à La Pocatière festival! There is fireworks, a giant leaf fight, the longest maze in Canada, and frights and delights for everyone! La Pocatière

New Brunswick

Halloween Haunted House Tour

28. Boo at the Zoo has three levels of Scaredy Cat frights, some Halloween terror without tears for all ages plus visit the animals, bouncy houses and the tallest playground in Atlantic Canada! Moncton
29. Tour the frightfully fantastic Keillor House…did you know it’s actually haunted? Maybe it is, and maybe it isn’t, are you brave enough to discover the truth? Dorchester
30. Take a Haunted Hike through the grimmest and dimmest spots in Fredericton. Costumed guides will tickle your funny bone and raise your goosebumps! Fredericton

Nova Scotia

Halifax Ghost Girl
31. A place as old as the Citadel is bound to be home to ghosts, benign and terrifying. Which ones will you meet at the Citadel Ghost Tour?  Halifax
32. Tragedies are part of what moulded Halifax into the multilayered city it has become! Discover the haunted spots, like the window, etched with the face of a man long dead, or the haunted restaurant that used to be a funeral home on one of the ghost walks offered in the city, like The Halifax Ghost Walk. Halifax
33. Ghosts still roam this earthly realm at the Bluenose Ghosts Festival. From cemetery tours to haunted houses or even a casket ride there is every level of scare. Dartmouth

Prince Edward Island

Haunted Mansion

34. Culture Summerside’s Historic Ghostwalk goes beyond telling the spooky stories of Island lore, they re-enact each vignette, often on the very spot which the fabled event occured! Summerside
35. They recommend children and the faint of heart visit The Haunted Mansion during daylight hours only. After dark, the monsters under the bed and the spook inside the closet come out. There’s no telling what might happen! Kensington


Fall in Love with Bay Roberts

36. As one of the oldest cities in North America, St. John’s has had a long time to steep in stories…and not all of them are pleasant! Revel in the creepiest tales with costumed guides at the Haunted Hike! St. John’s

37. Fall in love with Bay Roberts at Halloween! There is an illuminated Halloween walk, Halloween dance and a spooky Halloween Park! Bay Roberts