Halloween

Be scared or be amazed! There are fun Halloween events for all ages. 

 

JackOLantern iconFeatured Halloween Events

 

Pumpkin Mania
Rounds Ranch, Elmvale
Weekends September 22 – October 28, 2018
Coloured leaves, crisp air and pumpkins everywhere! Visit Rounds Ranch to get in the spirit of Fall during our Pumpkin Mania Festival! Enjoy wagon rides, goofy pumpkin-themed games, corn mazes, farm animals and our Western Playground! Each Guest will visit our large pumpkin patch and pick their own pumpkin to take home. Make this Fall unforgettable at Rounds Ranch!

Pumpkin Festival
McLean Berry Farm, Lakefield
Weekends in October
Live entertainment, barnyard animals, mazes (a straw bale maze and 2 corn mazes, one of them is haunted), pumpkin bowling, junior spook barn, bonesville cemetery, pumpkin patch wagon rides and the famous pumpkin cannon.  

Ghost Tours
S.S. Keewatin, Port McNicoll
October 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27, 2018
Chance an escorted tour through the 111 year old steam ship and meet the ghosts of the S.S. Keewatin.

Halloween Spooktacular
Santa’s Village, Bracebridge
October 13-14, 20-21 & 27-28, 2018
Enjoy your favorite rides and attractions along with some special activities such as scarecrow decorating, a haunted train ride, trick or treating around the park, a pumpkin patch and more!

Hardwood Halloween Hustle – Trail Race
Hardwood Ski & Bike, Oro-Medonte 
October 21, 2018
Run through the trails at Hardwood Ski and bike. Sign up for the entire series or join for just one race. Draw prizes, series points, and the enjoyment of running a different course every race. Prize for best costume.

Paul James – A Halloween Rock N’ Roll Dance Party
Midland Cultural Centre
October 26, 2018
A Halloween Rock N’ Roll Dance Party with Paul James. Prizes for best costume.

Youth Halloween Coffee House
MacLaren Art Centre         
October 26, 2018
This is an all-ages event! Join us for the Youth Advisory Council’s annual Halloween Coffee House! Dress in your Halloween costumed-best and enjoy music and spoken-word performances by Simcoe County high school students! Youth performers are invited to audition on October 11 from 5 to 7 pm.

Let the Spirits Rise in Gravenhurst
October 27, 2018
Downtown Gravenhurst becomes Spook-tacular the last Saturday before Halloween. The Gravenhurst BIA businesses and merchants open their doors to costumed trick or treaters by decorating with orange and black balloons. Live entertainment and games are set up at the Gravenhurst Opera House,  a 1000 pound pumpkin is carved before your eyes and families are offered a free venue during daylight house to enjoy Halloween. Rain, snow or shine nothing stops this unique event!

 

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Algonquin Highlands

Haunted Halloween Weekend
Mew Lake Campground, Algonquin Provincial Park
October 26-27, 2018
The fun begins on Friday night with our owl prowl, that is sure to be a hoot! Join us at the Visitor Centre on Saturday where a Park Naturalist will guide you through a collection of animal skeletons. Mew Lake Campground will feature “pick of the patch” pumpkin carving, spookiest campsite and best costume contests. Everyone is invited to participate in trick-or-treating among the campsites on Saturday night, and later, for a howling good time at the nearby Old Airfield with a wolf howl. We will be roasting creepy crawly spider wieners and ghostly marshmallows.

Collingwood & Blue Mountains

Pumpkin Mania
Rounds Ranch, Elmvale
Weekends September 22 – October 28, 2018
Weekends in October
Pick your own perfect pumpkin! Wagon rides, animals, fun rides and toys and every kind of pumpkin activity you can dream of! 

Flashlight Corn Maze
Rounds Ranch, Elmvale
Every Friday evening in October from 7 to 10
Enjoy a wagon ride out to the Pumpkin Patch to pick your own any size pumpkin (as long as you can carry it!). Pedal cart racetrack, zip lines, western fort, petting zoo. CORNfusions Cornfield maze – Find all 12 CORNfusions in the 3 acre field of corn to solve the Word Search puzzle and then figure out the secret word.  Enter a draw to win a Corny party for 10! Socialize around a bonfire (bring your own marshmallows and sticks)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Haliburton Highlands

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Family Halloween Party
Minden Hills Community Centre
October 26, 2018
Held at the Community Centre where there will be games, prizes for best individual and family costumes, refreshments and of course music so you can show off your best dance moves. Admission is by donation and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Headwaters

Halloween Nightlife at Black Creek Pioneer Village
October 20-31, 2018
Escape Games – Work to uncover dark secrets and break the curse on the Village. Haunted Walks – Explore the supernatural side of Toronto’s historic pioneer village on a guided tour — in the dark! True Horror Stories Tours – No werewolves, ghosts or witches here – just true stories of our grim and gruesome past.

Kawartha Lakes

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Pumpkin Fest at McLean Berry Farm

Pumpkin Festival
McLean Berry Farm, Lakefield
Live entertainment, barnyard animals, mazes (a straw bale maze and 2 corn mazes, one of them is haunted), pumpkin bowling, junior spook barn, bonesville cemetery, pumpkin patch wagon rides and the famous pumpkin cannon.  

Haunted Village
Kawartha Settler’s Village, Bobcaygeon
October 20, 2018
Event highlights include: face painting, apple bobbing, a magic show, children’s crafts, a fortune teller, children’s haunted house, and adult haunted house.

Halloween Downtown Ghost Walks
Downtown Peterborough
October 18, 2018
Costumed guides recount spooky tales on this lantern lit tour around Peterborough’s most haunted buildings. A popular Hallowe’en tradition since 2003.

Lake Simcoe & Barrie

Youth Halloween Coffee House
MacLaren Art Centre         
October 26, 2018
This is the seventh annual Halloween Coffeehouse organized by the MacLaren’s Youth Advisory Council. Attend in your Halloween-costumed best and enjoy music and spoken word performances by local Simcoe County youth. Activities include our very popular button-maker, Halloween-inspired crafts and much more. This is an all-ages event, parents are welcome. Prizes will be awarded for the best ghoul and gal!

An Evening of Halloween
Simcoe Museum, Minesing
October 24-26, 2018
Join in the fun with spooky Halloween games, activities and treats appropriate for all ages. Wear your costume and bring your trick‑or‑treat bag – we’ve got lots of prizes to share!

Monster Mash
Alliston
October 27, 2018
Pumpkins, Farm Animals, Pony Rides, Music and More. Oh My! A celebration of Fall and our last Farmers Market of the Year make this event a Frightfully Fun one!

Drysdale’s Farm Halloween Weekends
Drysdale’s Tree Farm, Barrie
Weekends in October
Harvest Village & Haunted Wagon Ride through the Frightful Forest (for 14 & under), plus Pick-pocket Magician, Witch’s Broom Ball, Zip-line (intended for kids), Face Painting, Hay Play Place, Train Rides,  Pick-Your-Pumpkin, Bonfire & Food Hut. ‘Psycho Path’ Wagon Ride – come out for a scream of a good time! (14+)

Mattawa

Halloween Costume Party
Mattawa River Resort
October 27, 2018
Best costume receives a free night stay for two!  Enjoy speciality drinks like the ZOMBIE COCKTAILS, all you can eat putine buffet, pizza and wings.  

Midland

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Ghost Tours
S.S. Keewatin, Port McNicoll
October 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27, 2018
Chance an escorted tour through the 111 year old steam ship and meet the ghosts of the S.S. Keewatin.

Midland Movie Night – Double Feature
Downtown Midland
October 13, 2018
Put on your costume and see not one, but two free family-friendly movies under the stars. A special Halloween double-feature with Hotel Transylvania and Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Muskoka

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Halloween Spooktacular
Santa’s Village, Bracebridge
October 13-14, 20-21 & 27-28, 2018
Enjoy your favorite rides and attractions along with some special activities such as scarecrow decorating, a haunted train ride, trick or treating around the park, a pumpkin patch and more!

Umpteenth Annual Great Pumpkin Trail
Muskoka Heritage Place, Huntsville
October 31, 2018
This annual Community Event is a great alternative to having your children go door to door through busy streets in traffic, in the dark. Held in the Pioneer Village within the gates of Muskoka Heritage Place, this traffic free and youngster driven Hallowe’en event proves as much of a social event for the parents as it is for the kids.

Let the Spirits Rise in Gravenhurst
October 27, 2018
Downtown Gravenhurst becomes Spook-tacular the last Saturday before Halloween. The Gravenhurst BIA businesses and merchants open their doors to costumed trick or treaters by decorating with orange and black balloons. Live entertainment and games are set up at the Gravenhurst Opera House,  a 1000 pound pumpkin is carved before your eyes and families are offered a free venue during daylight house to enjoy Halloween. Rain, snow or shine nothing stops this unique event!

Northern Ontario

Haunted Fort Fright
Fort William, Thunder Bay
October 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 25-282018
In celebration of Halloween, embark upon spooky tours of the dark, brooding Fort where you encounter strange tales, ghoulish characters, startling surprises & Things That Go Bump in the Night.

Halloween in the Downtown
Downtown Parry Sound
October 27, 2018
Trick or treating in the downtown, spooktacular crafts and activities, Pumpkin smashing, Magic show.

Halloween at Science North
Science North, Sudbury
October 5-28, 2018
Experience family fun, frights and delights like never before at Dynamic Earth this October! Pumpkinferno display with over 5000 carved pumpkins. Enjoy family fun Halloween activities including live animal shows (Fridays and Saturdays) and Spooky Sunday workshops. Visit the Tunnel of Terror (12+), Canada’s only underground Halloween experience located seven storeys below the Earth’s surface. Enjoy special fall treats and warm-up around the campfire after strolling through the pumpkin patch.

The Hunger – Lucky 13
Thunder Bay
October 27, 2018
Enter the multiverse of the largest music and performance spectacle you’ll ever experience. One night – One massive Halloween Event. Featuring 58 Performance Acts including 46 Bands + Dj’s -235 Musicians/Performers. So massive an event, it will take up 9 bar venues downtown.

Ontario’s Lake Country

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Halloween Hustle Trail Running Race
Hardwood Ski & Bike, Oro-Medonte
October 21, 2018
Run your way through the haunting trails of Oro Medonte in this 5km or 10km Halloween themed race.  It’s sure to be a spooktacular event with a 1.5km kids race as well as a costume contest.

The Haunting
Downtown Orillia
October 24-25, 2018
Halloween Isn’t Just for Kids…anymore. This is a ticketed event and there is a 16+ age limit. l be lead through Haunted Halloween tours at the Orillia Museum of Art and History and The Orillia Opera House and will continue throughout frightful spaces in Downtown Orillia.

Coldwater Witches Walk
Coldwater
October 17, 2018
Pick up your passport with participating businesses and visit our local shops and collect stamps. When the entire passport is filled, you can drop it off for one of the great draw prizes.  Lots of spooky sights, treats, contests and special promotions at our shops. This is an ADULT ONLY event. There is no charge, Donations can be made to the Coldwater Foodbank when you sign up – so please bring a monetary donation or some dry or canned goods!

Scream Shack
Coldwater
Weekends in October, 7pm-10pm
Haunted attraction that features three frightfully fun events.  The screamshack warehouse. the severed trail and the trailer of fright.

Ottawa & Ottawa Valley

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Munster
September 22 – October 31, 2018
For young children: Mazes, Harvest Hayride, Farmer Bill’s Barnyard Tree House, Captain Aidan’s Playful Pirate Ship, Kid’s Discovery Barn, Pumpkin Patch. Older Children:  Barn of Terror, Field of Screams, Haunted Hayride, Gathering of the Ghouls, aMAIZEing Corn Cannon

The Haunted Village
Petawawa
October 31, 2018
Visit with the Witches & goblins. Beware of Ghosts that could be lurking in the trees. Hot drinks cup cakes at the Leder House Bond fire by the Trapper cabin.

Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Adventure
Diefenbunker Canada’s Cold War Museum
October 13, 20, 27, 28, and November 3, 2018
Guests will be led on an interactive adventure with the undead, deep inside the labyrinth that is the Cold War Museum. This unique Halloween experience is a perfect combination of storytelling, interactive challenges, unexpected surprises and of course…zombies.

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