Halloween Events & Hayrides
Bizarro’s Factory of Fear Haunted House
Mizener's Market, 367 Highway 5 West, Flamborough
Witness Hamilton's scariest haunted attraction. $10/adult
Brantwood Farms Haunted Hayride
October 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th
251 Powerline in Brantford
Haunted hayride and barn running the last two Friday and Saturday nights in October.
Ghost Walks Downtown Hamilton
The Old Royal Connaught (King St East & John Street)
This tour shows off the city in the spookiest way!
$15/Adults , $7/Kids 13 & Under, $12/Seniors over 60
Halloween Haunt at Canada's Wonderland
Vaughan, ON, just north of the City of Toronto off Highway 400. Exit at Rutherford Road
Wonderland is transformed into a haunted theme park leading up to Halloween. Lots of mazes and haunted houses plus select rides are open. See website for pricing and hours. Select nights September 27th to October 27th. See website for more details and ticket prices.
Many spooky events – check the website for details
9387 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls
Canada’s largest haunted attraction. Many haunted attractions including hay rides. See website for more details.
425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
September 27, 28, October 4-6, 11-13, 17-20, 23-27
Four horrifying haunts, Three execution rides, 1 escape room, zombie paint ball hunt and more.
CNE grounds, Toronto
$34.95 + tax. Admission price includes all 7 horrifying haunted attractions and unlimited rides See website for hours and dates.
Between Kitchener and Hamilton
936685 Blenheim Road, Bright, ON
Open throughout September and October – see website for dates/times.
Complete with 6 haunt experiences, 6 food areas, beer garden and entertainment throughout the Farm.
This isn't your average haunted house, it's the Legendary Haunted Farm.
Hamilton Public Library – Halloween Events
Various branches throughout the month of October
Visit the Events calendar and search for “Halloween” to see all the listings.
Halloween Ho Down Weekends
Weekends in October. See website for more details
Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery, 1468 Highway #8, Stoney Creek
Event Includes: Live Entertainment, Children’s Village, 3 Food & Wine/Cider pairings, Juice Tastings, Halloween Train Rides, Campfire & Marshmallow Roast, Kids Bouncy Fun, Trick or Treat around the farm & Halloween Craft. Pick Your Own Pumpkins Available.
Runs from October 11th to October 31st
The scarecrow invasion returns to Waterdown Village. Walk the streets of the core to spot scarecrows decorated and displayed by local Village businesses. A fun way to spend a fall day or evening to see if you can spot them all. Watch for details of special prizes tied to the hunt.
Camp Spooky at Canada's Wonderland
Vaughan, ON, just north of the City of Toronto off Highway 400. Exit at Rutherford Road
Saturdays & Sundays, September 28th – October 27th
Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids including BOO-rific mazes, trick-or-treating, foam pits, and so much more. Plus, all of your favourite rides will be open during the day, including KidZville and Planet Snoopy kids' areas
Halloween Festival at Wildhagen’s Adventure Gardens
Every weekend in October
Wildhagen Greenhouses7291 Millburough Line, Milton
Come visit us in October for our not so scary Halloween festival on weekends! Kids can come in costume. Each child will receive a pumpkin to decorate and take home, a treat and a drink!
The park is fully decorated inside and out!
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Millburough Line, Campbellville
During the month of October, Mountsberg undergoes a ghastly transformation! Bring your ghouls and goblins to be greeted by a wicked witch, wander through the haunted barn, stumble upon the skeleton tea party, find the mad scientist in his lab, play in the hay bales and meet some of our snakes, vultures and owls. (The Haunted Barn is suitable for children ages five and up. There are no "jump scares" in the barn but there are some spooky themes. Parents are encouraged to explore on their own first). There will also be snake shows, bird of prey shows, face painting, wagon rides, crafts and other activities for your little monsters. Children (and parents!) should wear their Halloween costumes to receive a free treat in the gift shop.
Toronto Zoo - Boo at The Zoo
Saturday, October 19th, Sunday, October 20th, and Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
North of Hwy 401 on Meadowvale Road, Toronto
Calling all costumed kiddies! For Boo at the Zoo weekends kids in costume (ages 12 and under) get FREE admission *when accompanied by an adult paying regular admission. Two complimentary child admission per adult admission.
The Great Pumpkin Trail at The Royal Botanical Gardens
Thursday October 24th and Friday October 26th every 10 minutes starting at 6:00pm
This is a pre-registered event, please see the website for more details. Adults $19, Children over 3, $12.
It’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns light your way along our garden and woodland trail. Enjoy live entertainment, face painting and pumpkin-themed activities. Only a ¼ km loop of the Pumpkin Trail is fully wheelchair accessible and stroller-friendly. The remainder includes some stairs and rough terrain.
Not So Spooky Halloween Party
Friday, October 25th, 10:00 am-12:30 pm and Saturday, October 26th, 5:30-8:30 pm
Playville, 1070 Stone Church Road East, Unit 20
$30 per child + HST, under 12 months free with paying sibling. One adult per paying child, $10 each additional adult. Includes 1 slice of pizza, juice, craft, loot bag, plus playtime in Playville. Register online at www.playville.ca/events or by calling 289-426-2621.
Friday, October 25th, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Gore Park, 399 King Street East
The leaves are and that means it's time to start looking forward to one of the most fun & spooky times of year – Halloween! The Downtown Hamilton BIA invites you to join them at the Halloween Spooktacular in Gore Park. Friday, October 25th from 5pm to 8pm you will find the park full of fun & FREE things to do and see!
Find your way through the hay maze, try your hand at the Halloween prize wheel, personalize your own sugar cookie, and enjoy exploring the Fun House.
Glitterbug Face Painting will be onsite working their magic as well as Urban Zoo’s reptile tent where you’ll find some creepy crawlers. Stop by the free photobooth to capture an instant memory of your adventure. You’ll find costumed stilt walkers that will amaze and enchant you while you explore. All of this happens with a DJ dance party going on all evening to keep the party going. New this year – cotton candy & a Halloween craft station!
All of this Halloween fun can be found for FREE at the third annual Halloween Spooktacular in Gore Park Friday, October 25th from 5pm to 8pm. Stilt Walkers will be on site from 6pm-7:30pm. Make sure to mark your calendars for an evening of Halloween fun!
Nightmare on Elmore Street
October 25th – 31st, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Gage Park - 1000 Main Street East
“Hamilton’s scariest haunted house”, features live actors after 8:00 pm. Kid-Friendly before 8:00 pm.
Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th, 6:30 pm
Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Road
Something curious is happening in the village! Find out what as you explore by lantern, pumpkins and moonlight. For more information, please visit westfieldheritage.ca/events/haunted-halloween-9.
Spooky Saturday at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Saturday, October 26th, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
35 York Blvd
Spooky Saturday is a celebration of the Halloween season happening inside the Hamilton Farmers’ Market. Many fun activities planned for the whole family to enjoy.
Here are the spooky event details:
Trick or Treating for Kids inside the Market, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
We invite all kids to come in costume to the Market & enjoy indoor Trick-or-treating for candy at the vendors’ booths inside the Market.
Pumpkin Painting Food4Kids Fundraiser, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
With the donation of $2 or a canned food item, kids are given a mini pumpkin to decorate with paints, stickers, googly eyes, & other decorations etc. Kids can take the pumpkin home with them & display for Halloween.
FREE Kids Face Painting, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Professional face painting by an artist inside the Market.
Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Indigo Stoney Creek, 1783 Stone Church Road East
Dress up in your best costume and join us for a Halloween parade! Plus, make your own colour changing slime and hunt for treasure in our Foam Alive demo. Registration is required so visit https://www.ticketscene.ca/indigo408 to reserve your spot today!
Concession Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Starts at the Concession Street Library
Fun for kids and parents. Join us on Saturday Oct 26th, 2019 at 11am for our annual costume parade - kicking off at the Concession Branch Public Library. Halloween treats along the way.
Franken-tastic Halloween Party
Saturday, October 26th, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Pearl Hummingbird, 620 Upper James Street, 2nd Level
Join us on October 26th for our 1st annual Franken-tastic Halloween Party.
Each paying child will receive two slices of pizza, a drink and a classic Halloween candy bag (nut free of course). Each adult has access to unlimited coffee and tea. Families are also welcome to bring their own food. Please be advised that we are a nut free facility.
This evening will also include games, crafts, a costume fashion show for willing children, children's Halloween movie showing and play time at The Pearl Hummingbird! Please come dressed in your favourite costume! Adults included.
The facility will be closed to the public during this time, giving you all exclusive access to our play facility and party! Bring in non-perishable food items to enter our October contest; win a one-month membership! For every item you bring, you will receive a ballot in the contest. Donations will be brought to our local food bank to assist with filling their cupboards for Christmas. Each ticket gives access to one child and two accompanying adults. Additional tickets can be purchased for siblings at a discounted rate. Children under one are free with paying sibling.
SC Halloween Party!
Saturday, October 26th, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
All Scholar’s Choice locations
Come down with your very best Halloween costumes to get a treat bag and participate in our scavenger hunt, make a halloween craft and try out our spooky sensory activity!
Waterdown Treat and Pet Walk
Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
The third annual Treat and Pet Walk is coming up.
There will be entertainment, photo ops and family activities.
Free treats for costumed kids & pets at participating businesses. Look for businesses with purple balloons and/or follow the map.
Raffle prizes for best dressed pets.
Free treat tote bags for the first 200 guests.
Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Murphy’s Country Produce, 2040 Guyatt Road, Hamilton
We would like to invite you & your friends to join us for our first ever Harvest Festival! It is going to be a fun, family-friendly event you don’t want to miss! There will be wagon rides, a corn maze (check out the video on our main page!), Pick-Your-Own pumpkins, vendors, Trick-or-Treating, live music, character meet & greet, food trucks, hot apple cider, crafts, games & more! There is something fun for all ages including photo op spots to take some selfies! Stay tuned for more details!
Portions of proceeds will go to Ronald McDonald House South Central Ontario (Hamilton House). Should you have any questions please feel free to come in, or call us at (905) 692-5733. Keep in mind that some vendors accept CASH only.
MPP Monique Taylor’s Annual Pumpkin Party
Saturday, October 26th, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
TB McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth Street
Join me for my annual Halloween Pumpkin Party at TB McQuesten Park for some pumpkin carving fun! There will be tasty treats, goodie bags, a photo booth and a special guest! It will be ghoulish spooktacular time! For more information please contact my constituency office at 905-388-9734
Halloween in Shamrock Park
Saturday, October 26th, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019 12-3 PM for Halloween festivities in Shamrock Park! Face painting! Goodie bags! Popcorn! Donuts! Hot chocolate! We look forward to seeing you at this free and super fun community event!
Andy G and Friends 'Our Cat Flash' Children’s music show - Halloween Edition!
Saturday, October 26th, 10:30 am and 2:30 pm
Community Studio Theatre, Burlington
It is so close to Halloween that we have decided we should have a costume party! We hope that you will dress up in your favourite costume and come out to one of our shows. We’re going to have a lot of fun wearing our costumes, singing songs, dancing and we’ll even have a Halloween parade! Tuba Jay, Double A and I are really looking forward to playing some fun songs for all of our friends at our HALLOWEEN EDITION FAMILY SHOW. Canadian Folk-Roots Artist, Andy Griffiths has recently released his upbeat children’s album entitled ‘OUR CAT FLASH’. Featuring mostly songs Andy has written and a couple of classic children’s songs. (I Had A Rooster and Sandwiches).
Pumpkin Carving Fun-draising Party at Dundurn Castle
Saturday, October 26th, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hosted by Green Venture at Dundurn National Historic Site
Bring your family to carve a pumpkin at Dundurn National Historic Site and support Green Venture's garden education programs. Explore the Dundurn Castle 1.5-acre Kitchen Garden and enjoy a scavenger hunt and outdoor games with costumed staff. Ticket includes 1 locally-sourced pumpkin. Additional pumpkins available for purchase. Please note this is a 'bring your own carving tools' event! Pumpkin carving and decorating stations will be set up inside. Available time slots: 10am-11am, 11am-12noon, or 12noon-1pm. All funds raised will support Green Venture's environmental education programs in the community. Thank you for your spook-tacular support!
Treats in Our Streets
Saturday October 26th from 10:00am - 1:00pm
Celebrate Halloween at our wildly popular FREE trick-or-treating event! Families are welcomed by businesses to trick-or-treat in costume throughout the downtown, collecting goodies at participating downtown businesses. Treating stops are highlighted on maps provided, featuring businesses and activities along the way! This event is rain or shine.
Halloween At The Village
Saturday, October 26th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge
Halloween in the Village is a family friendly event. Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume. You will attend a Halloween Safety session and the kids will be able to partake in fun activities including trick-or-treating in the Village, games, crafts and more. $3.50 per person.
Halloween Hunt on Ottawa Street
Saturday, October 26th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Ottawa Street North, Hamilton
Join the merchants on Ottawa St. and bring your little ones to trick or treat - all you have to do is spot a pumpkin in the window! FREE Face painting and pumpkin painting at the Kiwanis Parkette!
Saturday, October 26th, 10:45 am to 3:00 pm
Downtown Dundas transforms into a display of Scarecrow creations and free family fun. Costume parade starts at 10:45am meet in front of Eccles Auto Services 121 King St W then parade down to Grafton Square for live family entertainment by Trout Lily !
- Enjoy a free sample of pumpkin pie compliments of The Village Bakery and the downtown stores
- free hot apple cider
- take a free horse and trolley ride through the downtown [pick up at the Collins, 33 King St W]
Kids Halloween Party at Erland Museum
October 26th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek
$5 per child, accompanying adults are free
Calling all boys and girls, ages 4-9! You're invited to a Halloween party at the Erland Lee Museum. Put on your costume and get ready for a spooky, silly and fun-filled time, including games and activities, crafts, prizes, healthy snacks, and lots more!
Burlington Mall Halloween event
October 27th, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
777 Guelph Line, Burlington
Join us for FREE face painting, candy* and Join us Sunday October 28th for candy*, face painting and photo ops with your favourite Halloween characters. This event starts at 11am and runs until 2pm. Come as your favourite character and join in the fun. Burlington Mall will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the Gift of Giving Back – kids feeding kids
Family Art Hallowbaloo
October 27th, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Dundas Valley School of Art
21 Ogilvie Street, Dundas
Trick or treat! We’ll have the whole family ready for pumpkins, ghouls and broomsticks with studios full of hair-raisingly fun art projects. Our FREE Family Art Day Open Houses are all about making art and having fun with your family. Designed for beginners to advanced students of all ages, this is a unique opportunity to create alongside one another in a variety of disciplines from painting to pottery. It’s also a chance to learn more about DVSA and meet our wonderful faculty members who are the best at what they do.
HPO – Marz Homes Family Concert: The Composer is Dead
October 27th, 2:00 pm
McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, Mohawk College
135 Fennell Avenue West
Spend a musical afternoon with family and friends for a one-hour full orchestra concert. Our Family Concert brings together children and their parents, family and friends in a fun and enriching musical experience. There’s dreadful news from the concert hall – the composer is dead! Where were the violins on the night in question? Is the trumpet protesting a bit too boisterously? In this perplexing murder mystery, everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. Hear for yourself exactly what took place on that fateful, well-orchestrated afternoon.
Gourley Park’s Annual Pumpkinfest
October 27th, 12 noon to 2:00 pm
142 Duncairn Crescent, Hamilton at the Southwest corner of the park
Rock climbing wall, petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castle, horse & wagon rides, costume contest, magician, face painting, candy toss, mystery events, BBQ & refreshments for sale. Donations for Neighbour 2 Neighbour food bank gratefully accepted.
Trick or Treating with the Animals
Thursday, October 31st, 4:00 pm
Triple C Farm, 500 Carluke Road West, Ancaster
You are invited to Triple C Farm in Ancaster for some trick or treating with the animals! There will be goats and horses in costume :) Come on by between 4-6 pm for some candy and fun. Be sure to wear your best costume. We will be handing out a few free horse rides to the most unique costumes! Be prepared for a Spook-tacular time! See you then!
4th Annual Hamilton Pumpkin House
October 31st to November 2nd, 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
86 Glenfern Avenue, Hamilton
A neighbourhood favourite, over 200 pumpkins carved and lit for Halloween Night. This year, we are collecting money for An Instrument For Every Child (Hamilton Music Collective). Donations will be accepted online and in person. The first ten donations of $50 or greater will receive a custom carved pumpkin. The pumpkins will be lit every night from 6 pm - 11 pm from Halloween Night Thursday Oct 31st until Saturday Nov 2nd. Visit: hamiltonpumpkinhouse.com