Get your costumes on and get ready for some trick or treating fun! Here is our list of family-friendly Halloween Events in Niagara.
Halloween Events in Niagara
Boo at the Zoo
Saturday October 12th – Monday October 14th, 9:30am – 4:00pm, daily
Safari Niagara, 2821 Stevensville Rd, Stevensville
A family friendly Halloween event! TRICK or TREAT your way around the zoo brought to you by local businesses. This is a safe and unique Halloween party you do not want to miss!
- 3 Day Event (October 12, October 13 & October 14)
- Costume Contests (Categories: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-7, Ages 8-12, Best Group)
- Find the Golden Pumpkin Contest for your chance win a 2020 family season membership (2 Adult/ 2 Child)
- Fun Zone in the amphitheater area
COSTUME CONTEST TIMES:
Costume contests will take place daily in the Safari Niagara amphitheater area. Each category will take place at the following times:
- Ages 0-2: 12:00PM
- Ages 3-7: 1:00PM
- Ages 8-12: 2:00PM
- Best Group: 3:00PM
- Children 12 & under in costume receive FREE admission with donation of a non-perishable food item
- Adults receive special admission rate of $17.00 +HST with donation of a non-perishable food item
- Regular pricing will be in effect for guests without a food donation
- Season membership holders receive FREE admission
- NO coupons, discounts or special offers will be valid on event dates
- The event will proceed rain or shine
- The Gator Express Tram will NOT be running on Boo at the Zoo event days
- No Keeper Talks or Behind the Scenes Tours will take place on Boo at the Zoo event days
- Admission Gate will close at 3PM and no admittance will be permitted after this time
Annual PumpkinFest at Stamford Presbyterian Church
Saturday, October 5, 10am-2pm
Stamford Presbyterian Church, 3121 Saint Paul Avenue, Niagara Falls
This event is held at the church and offers an amazing array of preserves, soups, pies, jewelry, a silent auction, entertainment, and of course lots of games for the kids and pumpkins!
Pumpkinville at Happy Rolph’s
Saturday October 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm, 650 Read Rd., St. Catharines
A free family event held at Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm. The day includes pumpkin carving and scarecrow building contests, children’s entertainment, face painting, crafts & more. www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/Pumpkinville.asp
Activities include: family photo booth, pumpking carving, scarecrow building, hay dive, crafts, bouncers, face painting, pony rides, Carousel Players, Growing with Brock, and St. Catharines firefighters.
Pumpkinfest at Heartland Forest
Saturday, October 19, 10am-4pm
Heartland Forest, 8215 Heartland Forest Rd, Niagara Falls
A day filled with face painting, food trucks, pumpkin carving, an obstacle course, puppet show, bounce house, crafts, wood projects, trail of treats, and mascots. www.heartlandforest.org.
Halloween Ho Down at Puddicombe Farms
October 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26, 27, 11am-4pm
Puddicombe Farms, 1468 Highway 8, Stoney Creek
October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th 2019
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.
Halloween Ghost Tours at Fort George
October 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, Halloween Tours start at: 7:00, 7:15 & 7:30 pm, 10:00, 10:15 & 10:30 pm (excluding Sunday tours)
Fort George National Historic Site, 51 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Some believe that Halloween is the time of year when supernatural forces are most powerful, and the barrier between this world and the next is at its weakest. For others, it’s just the perfect time of year for a good ghost story. Join in on an exploration of the scariest aspects of haunted Fort George. This 2-hour walking tour includes stories too frightening to be told on the summer tours, and opens a building (the Officers’ Quarters) usually off limits to the Ghost Tour.
All tickets: $25 Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please call the Friends of Fort George Gift Shop at 905-468-6621 to order.
October 19, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fifty Point Conservation Area, 1479 Baseline Rd., Stoney Creek
Dress your little ghouls and goblins up and enjoy a frightfully good family fun time! Costumes welcome!!! Admission just $15 or FREE with your HCA Membership Pass. For more information, call 905-525-2187 or email email@example.com
Niagara Parks – All Hallows Eve
October 19, 25, 26, 7:30pm, 7:45pm & 8:00pm
Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie
Experience Halloween traditions and stories as you tour the eerie grounds and barracks of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield by torch and candlelight while enjoying period-authentic hot drinks and snacks. In addition to hearing the haunted tales of the fort, learn about the fascinating history of some of our most beloved Halloween traditions. Adult $15, child $9.50
Late October Ghost Walks – St. Catharines
October 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 7pm
Market Square, 91 King Street, Downtown St. Catharines
Did you know that lurking spirits cause the shivers one experiences when hearing ghost stories? Don’t believe it? Reserve your spot on one of our Downtown St. Catharines Ghost Walks and explore the history and haunted tales of Downtown St. Catharines. These guided tours will delve into the haunted tales of the past and the present day while also sharing historical commentary about the unique buildings and happenings in Downtown St. Catharines. Walks are 60 to 75 minutes in length and we walk at an easy comfortable pace. Tickets are $10.00 each.
Drummond Hill Cemetery Tours
October 18-26, 7pm-9pm
Drummond Hill Cemetery, 6110 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
These tours offer a unique opportunity to discover Niagara Falls through a night-time visit to one of the most historic cemeteries in Canada. Led by a costumed guide, the human drama unfolds as you wander the grounds and happen upon theatrical performances that provide a glimpse into the lives of some of the people from our City’s history. Must be purchased in advance at the Museum. Call 905-358-5082 for further details or to purchase tickets. Ages 12+
Halloween Party & Crock A Doodle Workshop
Saturday October 26, 1-3pm
Grimsby Museum, 6 Murray St., Grimsby
Paint your own pottery with Crock A Doodle Grimsby! Children get their choice of Halloween themed pottery. Fun for the whole family! Enjoy Halloween music, additional crafts and spooky treats! Costumes encouraged. Ages 4 +. Waiver form required for children being dropped off. Parents and guardians are welcome to stay. Pre-registration is required. Limited space available.
Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm Haunted Hayrides
Last three weekends in October, 7pm-10:45pm
Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm, 7705 Schisler Rd, Welland
The haunted hayride will have you on the edge of your seat as you journey through 50 acres of haunted forest with terrifying displays and live actors that will be sure to ‘jolt’ you off your seat.
First ride goes out at 7:00 pm with the last ride departing at 10:45 pm.
Haunted hayride lasts approximately 30 minutes and takes you through 50 acres of haunted forest.
Haunted hay rides are covered and run rain or moonshine.
Infants are not allowed on the hayride.
LIVE actors line the route. You may be touched during the hay ride.
Reservations not required.
Could be Frightening!!! Not recommended for young children. Parents are strongly cautioned. The haunted hayrides are interactive and something may touch you, if this offends you – DO NOT ENTER
Admission: Adults – $15.00 Children 12 and under – $10.00.
Downtown Ridgeway Halloween Parade
Celebrate the arrival of the Great Pumpkin with over 600 of Ridgeway’s finest wee ghousties & goblins as they venture out for their annual trick or treat parade – October 31st through Downtown Ridgeway. Watch as munchkins, minions and costumed characters of all sorts descend upon the Downtown Ridgeway business community in search of sugary sweets & treats. Scary stuff to be sure. A long-standing Ridgeway tradition!
Harvest Halloween Hunt
October 27, 11am-3pm
Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery, 1469 Pelham Road, St. Catharines
Join us for our first ever Harvest Halloween Hunt. Come for lunch and enjoy café goods prepared by Nature’s Corner Bakery & Cafe, shop Riverleigh Designs and Infinittay, mulled wine and wine by the glass, and a Halloween candy hunt! Costumes are encouraged and there will be a prize for best costume.
Halloween Spooktakular Dance
October 29, 6:30pm-9pm
St. Andrews Church, 5645 Morrison St., Niagara Falls
Spook-tacular Yoga at the Park
October 29, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Charles Daley Park, Lincoln
Spooky for Halloween Yoga! What will you wear?Glow sticks, glow body paint, costumes ohhh yesssss!!! Wear it all this evening. Maybe a flashlight too…
A simple yet beautiful Hatha Yoga class taught by Andrea Dragicevic of Ganga Moon Yoga overlooking the waterfront of Lake Ontario, at Charles Daley Park in Jordan.
Bring a mat or blanket, kids, water and or a loved one.
Pay what you want! This class is offered by donation. There will be a donation box.
No experience necessary.
Carousel Players Costume Ball
October 26, 2pm
The Robby, 85 Church St., St. Catharines
Join us for an afternoon of games, snacks and costume contests. We can’t wait to see what spooky and spunky characters you come up with!
October 18, 5pm-12am, October 19, 12pm-12am
Queen Street, Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Halloween Lovers! This event is for you! Live entertainment, costume contests, magicians and more.
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