Halloween is just around the corner, and the best way to spend this spooky season is with your kids right here in Niagara Falls. All month long, Niagara Falls is full of events that the whole family can enjoy. Keep reading for our top Halloween inspired events!
Heartland Forest Annual Pumpkinfest
Saturday October 22nd 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm
Address: Heartland Forest Nature Experience, 8215 Heartland Forest Rd (formerly Kalar Rd)
Fall has arrived and it’s time for our 15th Annual Pumpkinfest. This will be a “Spooktacular” Outdoor Halloween Celebration that includes a family friendly haunted treehouse, Tootsie Express train ride, pumpkin rolling contest, crafts, scavenger hunt and our signature Trail of Treats!
You can register for the morning or the afternoon time slot.
Registration Required – Limited capacity. No Walk-Ins Day of Event! Rain or shine!
Ghost Tours of Fort George
Halloween Tour dates for 2022:
October 7, 8, 9
October 21, 22, 23
October 28, 29, 30, 31
Halloween Tours start at:
8:00, 8:30 & 9:00 pm
All tickets: $30.00.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit the Online Gift Shop to order.
Address: Fort George, 51 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake
The Niagara Region’s longest-running ghost tour is Fort George Ghost Tours. Candlelight ghost tours of Fort George are available throughout the Spring and Summer (May to September), but there are special Halloween ghost tours available throughout October that highlight the scariest parts of Niagara-on-the-haunted Lake’s Fort George. This is a 2-hour walking tour that includes stories that are too terrifying to tell on the Summer tours and opens a building (the Officers’ Quarters) that is normally off-limits during the regular ghost tours.
All Hallow’s Eve Tour
October 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, and 29th at 7:30 pm or 7:45 pm.
Address: Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Rd., Fort Erie, ON.
An evening of spooky tales at the spot of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. It’s the prime setting for hair-raising stories that took place here many years ago…you may even see a ghost or two as they have been known to frequent the premises….
Admission to All Hallows’ Eve at Old Fort Erie includes entry to the fort, guided tour, and concludes with the burning of a Guy Fawkes effigy. Adult admission is $13.50, children (6-12) $8.41.
Fridays to Sundays, October 14th to October 30th 2022 | 07:00 PM – 11:00 PM/10:00 PM (Sun).
Address: 9387 Lundy’s Lane (Hwy 20) Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. L2H 1L4
For the ultimate Halloween experience, Haunt Manor Hayrides and Haunted House is the place to be! There are 8 incredible haunted houses and a theatrical hayride. This activity is recommended for kids 13+.
Pumpkinville at Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm
Saturday, 15 October 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT
Address: Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm 650 Read Rd., St. Catharines
Pumpkinville will return to Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm, where families can enjoy the traditional fall celebration once more.
The free family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Happy Rolph’s, 650 Read Rd. This year’s Pumpkinville will include activities for all ages, such as crafts, face painting, and a themed Betty Loo Photo Booth, among other things.
Attendees can sign up to receive one of 500 free pumpkins, courtesy of Meridian Credit Union. Attendees are encouraged to pre-register for a pumpkin at stcatharines.ca/Pumpkinville. Registrants are required to choose a time slot for pickup on the day of the event.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet the Niagara Ice Dogs’ mascot, Bones, and enter to win game tickets. St. Catharines Fire Services will also be present to talk with families about fire safety and prevention.
Annual Kids Halloween Party
Sunday, October 30th, 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Address: The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio, 4444 Queen St, Niagara Falls
This year you will be playing games, having a pizza lunch as well as snacks and drinks. Paint your very own Trick or Treat Bags!
Only $30/participant (all supplies, snacks and taxes included)
ONLY 20 SEATS!!
A $10 deposit will hold your child’s spot, the balance is due on event day. Register online.
Drummond Hill Cemetary Tours
OCTOBER 15, 16, 22, 23 @ 2, 3, 4PM
Address: 6110 LUNDY’S LANE, NIAGARA FALLS, ON
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour time.
Ages 8 and up are recommended.
Niagara ghost tours of Drummond Hill provide a unique opportunity to learn about Niagara Falls by visiting one of Canada’s most historic cemeteries in the evening. You will come across theatrical performances led by a costumed guide that provide a glimpse into the lives of people from our city’s history.
Pumpkin Bash at Niagara on the Lake Library
Monday, October 24th from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Address: Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, 10 Anderson Lane, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Party with the pumpkins! Join Miss Addie for a pumpkin craft, story and festive treats! Registration required, Ages 4-6 years old.
Ghost Blasters Dark Ride
Open Year Round with extended hours.
Address: 4848 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S8
It doesn’t need to be Halloween to travel through “Bleakstone Manor”. You and an opponent compete against each other to see who is the ghost and goblin blasting champion, all while traveling in a car through a spooky haunted hotel! Located inside the Great Canadian Midway on Clifton Hill, you can ride alone (must be 42″ tall), or with a parent if under the height requirement.
Purchase an individual Ghost Blasters ticket for $4.99+HST or buy it as part of the Clifton Hill Fun Pass — be prepared for a spook-tacular good time!