October

Discovery Centre Halloween
Spooktacular Science at The Discovery Centre

  Think nothing shocks you? Get creeped out at the Spooktacular Science Halloween Party at The Discovery Centre this Halloween. Join the staff and volunteers at the Discovery Centre’s 8th annual Spooktacular for an epic family Halloween party. Family-friendly experiments, eye-popping demos, costume competitions and Halloween crafts are all included
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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, a Captured Escape Room, Ghost Stories and a spooky mini putt! Click here for a list of all the events. The Bluenose Ghosts Festival is an ongoing initiative by Alderney Landing to preserve the cultural
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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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Phantom's Freak Show Haunted House
Phantom’s Freak Show Haunted House and Corn Maze 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. This year, they have moved to their new location at the Main Street Station in Kentville. Their 20+
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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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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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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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Halifax Burger Week for families
Hungry? Halifax Burger Week is Here Again!

Halifax Burger Week 2020 is back with over 140 official Burger Week locations! This city-wide burger-eating celebration is a fundraiser for Feed Nova Scotia and last year raised over $150,000! During Burger Week, local restaurants will feature tasty burger specials for one week only, many with a special $6 burger
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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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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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