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. Check back as we add more great events! Click on each heading for more info.

HSC HalloweenHalifax Shopping Centre’s Virtual Haunted House (October 1-31) and Scavenger Hunt (October 15-30)

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 and Scavenger Hunt!



Alderney Landing’s Bluenose Ghosts Festival (October 14-17, 21-24, 28-31)

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



Kentville Pumpkin People

Pumpkin People Festival in Kentville (October 2-29)

It’s October… and that means visitors have arrived in Kentville! Join in the Fall festivities at the ‘Kentville Pumpkin People Festival’.



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The Great Big Boo (October 16,17,23,24,30,31)

The ultimate family-friendly interactive Halloween celebration, the Great Big Boo, is coming to the Cineplex Theatres in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Lower Sackville



SpooksThe Unicorn Theatre presents ‘Spooks” (October 23)

Join in the spooky fun and get in the Halloween Spirit with the Unicorn Theatre’s Halloween production of ‘Spooks’! Ghoulies, ghosties, and other spooks will be performing a number of short, fun plays about Halloween.

Spooktacular ScienceSpooktacular Science at the Discovery Centre (October 30-31)

Think nothing shocks you? Get creeped out at the Spooktacular Science Party at The Discovery Centre – join them for spooky family fun!


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 of a convincingly creepy backstory, live actors, and buckets of blood and gore. This year there are 4 haunted houses and 2 haunted mazes!



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Phantoms Freakshow Haunted House in Kentville (Multiple Dates)

The 2021 haunt is located 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.



Halifax Citadel Ghost Walk (Multiple Dates)

Join a Halifax Citadel Ghost Walk – 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 and Saturday until the end of October.




Happy Halloween, Halifax Families!