Here are some family friendly Halloween events happening around the city. Please bear in mind there may still be a scary element to some of the festivities. It might be prudent to contact the venue to find out their level of fright!

Halloween Survival Guide
Halloween Candy: A Parent’s Survival Guide!

  Back in the day (some may call it the olden days), I always remember Halloween being on October 31st. One day. How is it that Halloween has gone from an event that lasted a few hours to one that seems to go on for weeks? Between sports teams, neighbourhood
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Halloween Guide Halifax
The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Spooktacular Family Halloween Events in Halifax – and Beyond!

If you’re looking for the best Family Halloween Events in Halifax and surrounding areas for Halloween 2021, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s what’s happening for families this spooky season. This listing is divided into three sections: Family-Friendly Events, Halloween Horrors for adults and tweens/teens, and Spooky Ghost Walks.
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HSC Halloween
Halifax Shopping Centre’s Virtual Haunted House and Scavenger Hunt

The Halifax Shopping Centre is ready for Halloween… are you? Get your little boys and ghouls in the Halloween spirit and check out their Virtual Haunted House, presented by Glow the Halloween Store! Will you be able to outsmart the vampires and monsters and find the clues to escape the
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great big boo
The Great Big Boo

The ultimate family-friendly interactive Halloween celebration, the Great Big Boo, is coming to the Cineplex Theatres. Dress up in your favourite costume and join Zoe and Justin as they sing and dance as you watch the Halloween musical on the big screen! You can even trick-or-treat after the show! The
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Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk

Get ready for an evening of intriguing tales and spooky facts of Halifax’s storied past with Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk. You will encounter lots of eerie sights along the way including, a haunted restaurant, a troubled Titanic victim, and the Old Burying Ground, the oldest cemetery in Halifax. Tours
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Halifax Ghost Walk
The Halifax Ghost Walk

The Halifax Ghost Walk was established in 1990 and is the oldest Ghost Walk in North America. Enjoy a historic walk through the streets of Halifax at night with spinning tales of ghosts, pirates, hauntings, buried treasures, and other mysterious things from our city’s rich past. It is an interesting,
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Kentville Pumpkin People
Kentville Pumpkin People Festival

It’s October… and that means lots of fall visitors have popped up in the town of Kentville! Join in the Fall festivities at the famous ‘Kentville Pumpkin People Festival’. You will find more than 300 quirky pumpkin heads around town awaiting your arrival. Check out their website for their pumpkin
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Blunenose Ghosts
Frightening Fun for all Ages at the Bluenose Ghosts Festival

The Bluenose Ghosts Festival at Alderney Landing has something for everyone, including a Haunted House, an Escape Room, and a Crypt Ride! Click here for a list of all the events. The Bluenose Ghosts Festival is an ongoing initiative by Alderney Landing to preserve the cultural heritage and integrity of
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Shelby Ranch Halloween
Haunted Wagon Rides at Shelby Ranch

Get ready for a frightfully fun family-friendly adventure as you hop aboard the Haunted Wagon at the Shelby Ranch! Will you survive this perilous journey?  Will your mighty steeds guide you bravely along the trails and fields to escape the legendary Headless Horseman and other ghostly ghouls? Gather your courage
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Phantom's Freak Show Haunted House
Phantom’s Freak Show Haunted House in Kentville

Phantom Effects has created various haunted houses for local charities in Nova Scotia since 1998. In 2015 they branched out independently, to create a haunted house with Stirling Fruit Farms in Greenwich. They are now at their new location at the Main Street Station in Kentville. Their 20+ years of
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