Family Halloween Events in Halifax Nova Scotia

If you’re looking for the best Family Halloween Events in Halifax and surrounding areas for Halloween 2020, 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. Check back as we add more great events! Click on each heading for more info.

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Halifax Shopping Centre’s Virtual Haunted House (October 1-31)

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!



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Family Halloween Party at the Natural History Museum (October 31)

Visit the Annual Family Halloween Party at the Museum of Natural History. This is a favourite Halloween event for the whole family!




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Spooktacular Science at the Discovery Centre (October 30)

It promises to be a scary good time at the Discovery Centre. Come in costume for tons of spooky games and activities!




Alderney Landing’s Bluenose Ghosts Festival (October 23-24)

Dare to be scared in Dartmouth! This year’s Bluenose Ghosts Festival promises lots of fun…and fear at Alderney Landing!





Pumpkins Everywhere at the Central Library (October 25)

Celebrate the season by making your own boo-tiful work of art with ‘Pumpkins Everywhere’. Decorate your own mini pumpkin – all you need to bring is your creativity!


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Family Ghost Ship Sail (October 24,25,31)

Hop aboard the Tall Ship Silva for their afternoon Family-Friendly Ghost Ship Sail. Get ready for spooky stories of Halifax’s past!





Riverbreeze Farm: The Bloodfields


You’ll Pay to Get in, but you’ll Pray to Get Out of the Bloodfields, Truro (Multiple Dates)

The terrifying Bloodfields at Riverbreeze Farm, near Truro is worth a visit if you like being scared. Think a convincingly creepy backstory, live actors and buckets of blood and gore. This year there are 4 haunted houses and 2 haunted mazes!




Phantoms Freakshow Haunted House in Wolfville (Multiple Dates)

The 2020 haunt is in their new location in the Main Street Station, Kentville and will have you spooked to the core! Warning: This haunted house is not suitable for young children or the faint of heart.



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Ghost Ship Sail (19+) (October 23,24,25,30,31)

Hop aboard the Tall Ship Silva for their Ghost Ship Sail under a spooky sky for an evening of haunting stories of Halifax’s past. This is a 19+ event.

Halifax Citadel Ghost Walks



Spooky Citadel (Multiple Dates)

Join a Halifax Citadel Ghost Walk, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings until the end of October.



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The Halifax Ghost Walk (Multiple Dates)

The Halifax Ghost Walk meets at the Old Town Clock on Citadel Hill on select evenings until the end of October.





Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk (Multiple Dates)

Get ready for an evening of intriguing tales with Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk. Join them each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until the end of October.




Happy Halloween, Halifax Families!