Destination…Halloween!

 

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Destination Halloween!

One of the most fun-filled times of the year to travel to Canada is during the autumn months. Beautiful bright foliage erupts as Mother Nature prepares for the coming winter, and as the temperatures begin to decline towards late October, the fallen leaves are also the perfect setting for a spooky Halloween!

Events & Activities

There are a wide variety of spooktacular events that take place across the country. Below are just a few of the must-see events:

Ontario 

Boo at the Zoo – Toronto 

Get the little one’s dressed in costume and bring them to the zoo! All of the kids can partake in the “Critters and Costumes Parade” daily! The Toronto Zoo is the perfect place for the whole family to celebrate Halloween, filled with all kinds of craft and interactive activities!

Dates vary

http://www.torontozoo.com/Events/ 

Nightmares Fear Factory – Niagara Falls 

This frightfully scary attraction is world famous for scaring even the un-scarable! A walk-through haunted house that is fully equipped to tackle just about anyone’s biggest fears, this is a must-experience when visiting Ontario!

Not for children

http://www.nightmaresfearfactory.com/ 

Quebec 

The Montreal Zombie Walk – Montreal 

The zombie walk in Montreal has become a tradition, so why not join in the fun? A fully equipped make-up tent is on site and after the walk you can hang with the mob of zombies at an after party. Now that’s Halloween!

October 25, 2014

http://www.mtlblog.com/event/montreal-zombie-walk/

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Ball – Montreal

Many cities across North America have the Rocky Horror Picture Show event on Halloween, but none are recognized as the biggest and best – except for Montreal! Watch the classic cult movie, complete with a large cast live performance, as well as the traditional costume contest! Join in on the most anticipated Halloween event in Montreal!

Not for children

October 30, 31, and November 1, 2014

http://www.rockyhorrormontreal.com/index.php?lang=en&section=home

British Columbia

Fright Nights – Vancouver

With claims to be Western Canada’s scariest haunt, who can miss out on one of Vancouver’s most popular Halloween attractions? Featuring seven haunted houses, 13 rides, and live entertainment, this event is a sure-fire scare fest!

Not for children

October 10-November 1, 2014.

http://www.pne.ca/fright-nights/index.html

Haunted Village – Burnaby

The Burnaby Village Museum hosts a haunted event every year for Halloween, and it is perfect for all ages! Dancing, great food, circus sideshow, carousel, and even trick-or-treating for the kids, this is one experience you and your family will not want to miss!

All ages

October 23-October 26, 2014

http://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca/EN/main/visit/events/events/haunted-village.html

Alberta

ScreamFest 2014 – Calgary 

ScreamFest boasts Canada’s largest and scariest Halloween event! Complete with haunted houses, games, and scary entertainment, this is sure to evoke your Halloween Spirit!

The event is rated PG13 – as their goal is spook out the adults!

October 3-November 1, 2014

http://www.screamfest.ca/

Edmonton Ghost Tours – Edmonton 

Be a part of long-ago Edmonton, when you experience the Edmonton Ghost Tours! Dedicated to bringing the past to life, this tour is sure to awaken your historic interest! Haunted walks and a Halloween haunt will liven up your festive spirit!

Dates vary.

http://edmontonghosttours.com/index.html

 

These are just a small handful of the fun and spooky events and activities that are taking place across Canada, don’t miss out on this Canadian favourite spook fest!

 

 

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