Halloween

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!

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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Riverbreeze Farm: The Bloodfields
Riverbreeze Farm: The Bloodfields

“You’ll pay to get in, but you’ll pray to get out!”  That’s what they’re saying at the terrifying haunted house and haunted corn maze at Riverbreeze Farm in Truro. Think a convincingly creepy backstory, live actors, blood, gore, and a real chainsaw…attached to someone…chasing you (at least that’s what the
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Halloween MNH
Spooky Family Fun at the Museum of Natural History

Get your costumes ready for the Museum of Natural History Family Halloween Party! For some family-friendly Halloween fun, make sure to stop by the museum to explore a perfect event for little ones new to Halloween. You can take in the galleries with the lights down low, enjoy a spooky
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Pumpkins Central Library
Pumpkins Everywhere at the Central Library

Celebrate the season by making your own boo-tiful work of art with ‘Pumpkins Everywhere’ at the Halifax Central Library. Decorate your own mini pumpkin – all you need to bring is your creativity! Registration recommended. Ages 5-12. Do you have a teen who would like to join in the fun?
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Family Ghost Ship Sail
Family Ghost Ship Sail

Hop aboard the Tall Ship Silva for haunting stories of Halifax’s past. Warm-up with a cozy blanket and hot apple cider with their resident storyteller as they share unusual tales of spooky shipwrecks and ghost stories. All ages welcome! Tickets: https://ambassatours.starboardsuite.com/choose-date?tour_type_id=16 Family Ghost Ship Sail When: October 24th, 25th, and
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Ghost Ship 19+
Ghost Ship Sail

After taking part in Halloween activities with the kids all day, it’s time for some adult time! Hop aboard the Tall Ship Silva and set sail under a spooky nighttime sky for an evening of haunting stories of Halifax’s past. This is a 19+ event. Want to take the kids
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Halifax Halloween
Allergies? Here are 5 Ways to Stay Safe this Halloween

For parents of a child with a peanut allergy, Halloween can be a terrifying  time.  If you know someone with a peanut allergy, here are some tips to help them stay safe this Halloween Season. 1. Be Safe on the Streets When trick-or-treating, carry your child’s epi-pen. Make a “no snacking”
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Hampton Inn and Suites Dartmouth Crossing
My Little Devils Enjoyed the Chaos that is Dartmouth Crossing

Any hotel that offers guests a complimentary bag of microwaved popcorn is OK with me. When you add board games, cartoons in the lobby, movie nights, a mini-market stocked with ice cream and candy, and a 150 foot waterside, the Hampton Inn and Suites Dartmouth Crossing definitely earns its reputation as
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