A Guide to Halloween Fun in Niagara

September 18, 2018 12:17 pm
Niagara Halloween pumpkin

Halloween in Niagara Falls

There’s plenty of Niagara Halloween fun to be had throughout the month of October, so whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly celebration or an extra spooky spectacle, Niagara has just the event for you.

Boo at the Zoo

October 5th-8th, Safari Niagara

Boo at the Zoo is the family-friendly Halloween party you don’t want to miss. Put on your favourite costume and head to Safari Niagara to celebrate Halloween early with exciting activities like:

  • Costume contests
  • Find the Gold Pumpkin Contest
  • Fun House and inflatables
  • Trick or treating around the zoo

Admission for this event is free for children 12 and under in costume and $17 for adults with the donation of a non-perishable food item.

All Hallows’ Eve

October 20th, Old Fort Erie

Located on the edge of the Niagara River in the town of Fort Erie, Old Fort Erie was the sight of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield and played a pivotal role in the War of 1812. Travel to the Fort this October to listen to ghost stories, learn about old Halloween traditions, and watch the burning of a Guy Fawkes effigy.

There are three available tour times throughout the night, followed by the Guy Fawkes finale at 8:30pm and a classic Halloween movie screening at the fort’s theatre.

Rocky Horror Show Live

October 26th-November 3rd, Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Theatre

The cult-classic Rocky Horror Show is coming back to Niagara Falls with performances from October 26th to November 3rd at the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Theatre on Lundy’s Lane. This adult-only performance brings a Halloween favourite to life and raises money for community-based non-profit, Positive Living Niagara.

Tickets for the show start at $29.95 and can be purchased online.

Niagara Brewing Company

Year-round, Clifton Hill

Get a taste of fall at Niagara Brewing Company with their seasonal Pumpkin Spiced Ale, coming soon to the brewery’s rotating taps. And while you’re there, make sure to try the brewery’s Irish Ale, which just won gold in the Irish Ale category at the 2018 Ontario Brewing Awards.

Other limited-time beers currently on tap on Niagara Brewing Company include:

  • Clockwork Berliner Weisse – 3.5% Alc./3 IBU
  • Hennepin Stout – 4.4% Alc./32 IBU
  • Cream Ale – 5% Alc./5 IBU

You can also experience Niagara Brewing Company beers at Oktoberfest on October 5th and 6th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Admission is free and the event will feature live music, great beer, and delicious German fare.

Experience Niagara Halloween fun throughout the month of October at any of these great events and destinations!