Montreal Halloween Guide




If you've let October creep up on you and are frightened of missing out on the fun, never fear ... we have left no gravestone unturned in our hunt for Halloween activities throughout Montreal and the surrounding areas to help you make October, 2018 a spook-tacular month!

Use these quick-links to skip down to each section to find the activities that interest you:

Pick your own pumpkins                              Monsterly Museums & Attractions
Haunting fun outside of Montreal                Creepy Cooking Classes
Parties & Parades                                          Creepy Crafts & Workshops
Scary Movies, Live Shows & Theatre           Spook-tacular Storytimes
Spine-chilling Skating Parties                      Mysterious Fun at the Malls

Haunted Houses, Trails & Forests                Pumpkin Parades 


PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKINS

The two places below have bright orange pumpkins ready for picking during the month of October. Why not make a day of it and enjoy other activities at these farms, such as corn mazes, farm animals, tractor rides, and picnic areas.

​Quinn Farm
Notre Dame de l’Ile Perrot
514-453-1510
quinnfarm.qc.ca


for more pumpkin patches close to Montreal!
 


MONSTERLY MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS

Sept. 22 - Nov. 4
Pick a Peck of Pumpkins

Chateau Ramezay  - Governor's Garden, 280 Notre-Dame St. E., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Saturdays & Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. FREE. 514-861-3708 ext. 229. With a tour designed especially for kids, meet many members of the squash family. A free activity booklet will introduce them to Reddy, the friendly red pumpkin, and his many cousins. Cucumbers, zucchinis and patty-pan squash join forces to help young botanists track down the mystery word. chateauramezay.qc.ca

Sept. 13 - Oct. 31
Giant Corn Mazes

Verge Labonte, 2291 Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot Blvd., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Weekdays from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults $12.75, children (5-16) $8.95, FREE for kids 4 & under. 514-453-5379. Go on a guided hunt through three corn mazes. This year’s theme is Pirates. vergerlabonte.com

Oct. 4 - 31
Halloween Insect Fun

Insectarium - Espace pour la Vie, 4581 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults $16, children 5-17 $8, FREE for kids 4 & under. 514-868-3000. See a variety of special insect-themed exhibits. espacepourlavie.ca/en/insectarium

Oct. 5 - 31
The Great Pumpkin Ball

Montreal Botanical Garden - Espace pour la Vie, 4101 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Adults $16, children 5-17 $8, FREE for kids 4 & under. 514-868-3000. Spend a day in the company of Esmerelda the witch and see more than 800 squashes and gourds in a kaleidoscope of colours and shapes. espacepourlavie.ca/en/botanical-garden

Oct. 6 - 28
Fright Fest

La Ronde, Ile Sainte-Helene, 22 ch. MacDonald, Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Saturdays and Sundays opening at 11 a.m. Special prices available online - see website for details. 514-397-2000. Visit a haunted house, entertainment areas and a Zombie lounge and enjoy the rides.  sixflags.com/larondeen

Oct. 20-28
Witches' Maze

Potager Mont-Rouge Halte Gourmande, 154 rang de la Montagne, Rougemont. All ages. French. Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $4.50, children 2-13 $3.50, free for kids under 2. 450-947-6663. Enter the corn mazes with 2nd year students of CEGEP St. Hyachinthe theatre program to help them solve crime mysteries. There will be activities for the whole family as well as face painting. All proceeds go to the 2019-20 internship program. business.facebook.com/events/2264998763732018

Oct. 27 & 28
Halloween at the Zoo

Ecomuseum Zoo, 21125 Ste Marie Rd., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. Bilingual. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $17.25, children 3-15 $10, FREE for toddlers under 2 years. 514-457-9449. Come celebrate Halloween and help us demystify the myths and legends associated with Quebec’s animals. Enjoy zoologist’s presentations, see animals receive special treats and come in costume for a chance to win a membership. zooecomuseum.ca

Oct. 27 & 28
Halloween Hunt

Stewart Museum, 20 ch. du Tour-de-l'Isle, Montreal. Ages 5 & up. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults $15, children 12 & under FREE. 514-861-6701. By flashlight, search for the stolen pants of a friendly scarecrow by looking for clues throughout a scary journey. Candies, Halloween makeup and a creative workshop will be offered. Come in costume. stewart-museum.org


HAUNTING FUN OUTSIDE MONTREAL

Sept. 28 - Oct. 28
DAY TRIP! PumpkInferno​

Upper Canada Village, 13740 County Road #2, Morrisburg. All ages. English. Consult website for specific opening dates. 7  p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults & seniors $16, youth (5-12) $12, children under 5 FREE. 800-437-2233. Stroll through an exhibit of close to 6,000 hand-carved pumpkins set against a nighttime backdrop. uppercanadavillage.com

Oct. 4 - 14
DAY TRIP! Fort Fright

Fort Henry, 1 Fort Henry Dr., Kingston. All ages (but young children may be frightened by this event). English. Consult website for specific opening dates. 7  p.m. to 10 p.m. General Admission $16. 800-437-2233. Guests are invited to wander through a variety of areas with a focus on phobias. This event takes place both indoors and outdoors – please dress for the weather. forthenry.com

Oct. 13 - 28
Railway Ghosts

Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, 110 St. Pierre St., St. Constant. All ages. Bilingual. Wednesdays to Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults $20.40, students (13-17) $12.24, children (3-12) $10.20, FREE for tots. 450-632-2410. Ghosts, skeletons, bats and spiders have taken over the Museum. They are even lurking in some of the vehicles. A train car has been specially outfitted as a workshop where children can create their very own Halloween mask.  exporail.org

 


CREEPY COOKING CLASSES

 

Scary Foods
Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a frightful amount of food fun with your youngster. Together, you’ll have a blast creating ghostly pizzas and green slime punch. Ages 2-6, with a caregiver (older siblings welcome). $10 per person. 24-hour advance registration required. pccookingschool.ca

Oct. 12 - Provigo le Marche Kirkland, 16900 AutoRoute TransCanada, Kirkland. Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 514-426-3005 ext. 119.

Oct. 26 - Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds, 4849 St. Jean Blvd., Pierrefonds. Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 514-624-6369 ext. 121.

Oct. 26 - Provigo Montreal St. Jacques, 6600 St. Jacques St. W., N.D.G. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 514-481-6959.

Oct. 27 - Provigo Montreal Rachel, 2925 Rachel St. E., Montreal. French. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 514-522-4442.

Oct. 27 - Provigo Le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion, 501 St. Charles Blvd., Vaudreuil-Dorion. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 450-455-6161.

Oct. 27 - Provigo Lasalle, 6767 Newman Blvd., Lasalle. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to noon. 514-364-7168.

Oct. 13
Cooking with Squash

Germaine-Guevremont Library, 2900 de la Concorde Blvd. E., Laval. All ages French. 1:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4002. Parents and children are invited to join a nutritionist and learn how to make an easy Halloween recipe. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Halloween Party & Cooking Fun
Children will have a real howl preparing a frightening feast of terribly tasty treats, including deliciously rotten deviled eggs, tarantula tacos, mini-spider pizzas and krispy pumpkins. Ages 7-11. $15 per person. 24-hour advance registration required. pccookingschool.ca

Oct. 20 - Provigo le Marche Kirkland, 16900 TransCanada Highway, Kirkland. Bilingual. 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. 514-426-3005 ext. 119.

Oct. 27 - Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds, 4849 St. Jean Blvd., Pierrefonds. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. 514-624-6369 ext. 121.

Oct. 27 - Provigo Montreal Sherbrooke, 7600 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal. French. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 514-257-4511.

Oct. 27 - Provigo Le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion, 501 St. Charles Blvd., Vaudreuil-Dorion. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 450-455-6161.

Oct. 20
Cooking with Squash

Sylvain-Garneau Library, 187 Ste. Rose Blvd., Laval. All ages. French. 1:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-3940. Parents and children are invited to join a nutritionist and learn how to make an easy Halloween recipe. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 21
Halloween Cookie Decorating

Irving L. Adessky Community Centre, 30 Lyncroft Rd., Hampstead. All ages. Bilingual. 10:30 a.m. $7 per person (includes cotton candy or popcorn). Registration by Oct. 16th required. 514-369-8200 ext. 8260. Children will enjoy transforming sweet, tasty cookies into Halloween-inspired masterpieces. Come dressed in costume for a chance to win a prize. hampstead.qc.ca

Oct. 26
Cake Decorating Party

Provigo le Marche Kirkland, 16900 Transcanada Highway, Kirkland. All ages (kids under 6 must be accompanied by an adult). Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $15 per person. Requires 24-hour advance registration. 514-426-3005 ext. 119. Kids can create a spooky graveyard cake. All gruesome guests will enjoy Halloween snacks and Mini-Spider pizzas. pccookingschool.ca

 


PARTIES & PARADES

Oct. 13
Robot Candy Treasure Hunt

Marius-Barbeau Library, 1245 du Moulin Rd., Laval. Ages 6-12. French. 1:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4005. Programmable robots will go on a hunt for candies hidden in the library. Children will have fun 'dressing up' the robots for Halloween and programming them to make their way through a labyrinth. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 20
Murder Mystery

Emile-Nelligan Library, 325 Cartier Blvd. W., Laval. Ages 9-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4973. There has been a murder in the library. In this workshop, young people will put themselves in the shoes of forensic scientists to look for clues, scrutinize evidence and help solve the crime. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 20
Scarecrow Festival

Groulx Community Centre, 4901 St. Joseph St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. Registration required. 450-664-4711. Bring some old clothes that you no longer want and create your own scarecrow. Straw will be available onsite. In case of rain, activity will take place on Oct. 21. laval.ca

Oct. 21
Pumpkin Decorating Party

Jouets LOL Toys, 653 Ogilvy Ave., Montreal. Ages 3 & up. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 2 p.m. $20 per person (group rate $15 per person for 3 or more). Registration required. 514-278-8697. Enjoy pumpkin lore, crafts, games and trickery. Bring to life your pumpkins' inner haunting spirit with cones, twigs, grape vines, seeds, leaves, flowers, sequence and glitter. Also, learn more about the history of Jack-o-lanterns and why we make them and how to prepare your pumpkins for pies, muffins, cakes and soups and how to prepare and grill your seeds for a spicy snack. facebook.com/events/2136152043290521

Oct. 26
Halloween Bash & Costume Party

Club Enfants Fiesta, 5305 Notre-Dame Blvd., Suite 100C, Laval. Ages 4-12. Bilingual. 6:30  p.m. to 8 p.m. $10 per person. Registration required. 514-979-8939. Come join a dance party with glow-in-the-dark accessories and spooky cotton candy. Make sure to wear your costume and take part in a candy hunt. clubenfantsfiesta.ca

Oct. 26
Spooktacular Halloween Party

Mon Gym West Island, 2355D Transcanadienne Hwy., Pointe-Claire. Ages 10 & under. Bilingual. Two times: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 4:30  p.m. to 5:30 p.m. $12 for members, $15 for non-members. Registration required. 514-695-7562. Head to the gym for Halloween games, songs, dances, costume parade and more. mon-gym.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield. All ages. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE. 514-428-4460. Wear your Halloween costume to participate in a series of fun, spooky challenges. Solve some riddles and leave with a tasty prize. beaconsfield.ca

Oct. 26
Halloween Costume Party & Supper

Centre Greene, 1090 Greene Ave., Westmount. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 7 p.m. $5 per ticket or $3 for children under 3 years. Advance ticket purchase encouraged. 514-931-6202. Families are invited to drop-in at the centre, wearing their costumes, for some spooky, open gym time, a haunted house and a meal. centregreene.org

Oct. 26
Ghost Hunting

Jacqueline de Repentigny Library, 5955 Bannantyne St., Verdun. Ages 17 & under. French. 6:30  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-765-7173. Come solve the great mystery of the library that is invaded by ghosts. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Night of the Werewolves

Bibliotheque de Cartierville, 5900 de Salaberry St., Montreal. Ages 9-13. French. 6:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-6989. Come in costume and go on a hunt for the werewolves that have attacked the villagers. There will also be video games, table soccer, snacks, music and dancing. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
​Spooky Nights Family Astronomy Event

Morgan Arboretum Conservation Centre, 150 ch. des Pins, Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. English. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE. Join the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the John Abbott College Astro Club for a Starry Haunted Evening event with treats. rascmontreal.org/moon/our-calendar

Oct. 26-28
Grande Place des Fantomes

Grande Place du Complexe Desjardins (Quartier des Spectacles), 150 Ste. Catherine St. W., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE. Colourful costumes, free candy, scary films, magicians, scream dance shows, face painting workshops, miniature train, horror-themed market, and more. quartierdesspectacles.com

Oct. 27
Halloween Party

Place du Village de la Pointe-aux-Trembles, St. Jean Baptiste Blvd. @ Notre-Dame St. E., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. 514-872-7242. Take part in a large costume party with a DJ, face painting, costume contest, costume exchange area, candies and hot chocolate. facebook.com/events/566540997096408

Oct. 27
Halloween Party

Arthur-Seguin Chalet, 365 St. Louis Ave., Pointe-Claire. All ages. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE admission, cost for food & refreshments. 514-630-1214. Inflatables, face painting, games stations, wax hand making workshops, arts & science activities, and food trucks. pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 27
Great Pumpkin Giveaway

Biscuits et Confetti, 5712 Sherbrooke St. W., N.D.G. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE. 514-488-1111. Families are invited to drop by and pick up a free pumpkin. There will also be face painting, glitter tattoos, a spooky dance party (come in costume), prizes and giveaways. Pumpkin decorating and arts & crafts will take place inside. facebook.com/events/290577365099375

Oct. 27
Spooktacular Halloween Party

Mon Gym West Island, 2355D Transcanadienne Highway, Pointe-Claire. Ages 10 & under. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 2 p.m. $12 for members, $15 for non-members. Registration required. 514-695-7562. Head to the gym for Halloween games, songs, dances, costume parade and more. mon-gym.com

Oct. 27
Harry Potter Halloween Party

Stephen F. Shaar Community Centre, 394 Main Rd., Hudson. Ages 3-10. Bilingual. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.). FREE for residents, $3 for non-residents (cash only). Registration required. 450-458-6699. A Halloween party with a Harry Potter theme including a live owl presentation, a Witch Walk parade, fun activities and more. Tickets can be picked up at the Community Centre. hudson.quebec.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Halloween Slime'tacular!

Chapters Pointe-Claire, 6321 Transcanada Hwy., Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-9. Bilingual. 11 a.m. FREE. 514-428-5500. Come dressed up and join our Halloween parade! Enjoy our colour changing slime station and enter for your chance to win a Goosebumps giveaway. facebook.com/events/2266240363660077

Oct. 27
Halloween Extravaganza

Westmount Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 7  p.m. to 9 p.m. A decorated pumpkin gets you a ticket to the party. 514-989-5229. Decorate a pumpkin at home (no carvings please) and drop it at the library between Oct. 1-26 for the annual pumpkin decorating contest. Then, come in your costume and celebrate a magical evening with adventure, games and prizes.  westlibcat.org/iguana/www.main.cls

Oct. 27
Halloween Slime'tacular!

Indigo Place Montreal Trust, 1500 McGill College Ave., Montreal. Ages 3-10. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. 514-281-5549. Come dressed up and join our Halloween parade! Enjoy our colour changing slime station and enter for your chance to win a Goosebumps giveaway. facebook.com/indigopmt

Oct. 27
Halloween Party for Little Ones

Bibliotheque du Boise, 2727 Thimens Blvd., St. Laurent. Ages 3-5, with an adult. French. 10:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-855-6130 ext. 4436. Enjoy stories, games, songs and Halloween-themed crafts. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 27
Halloween Family Party

Bibliotheque du Boise, 2727 Thimens Blvd., St. Laurent. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-855-6130 ext. 4436. A special Halloween party for families offering a variety of activities to keep you entertained. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 28
Halloween Street Party

Ste. Rose Blvd., between Cure-Labelle Blvd. and des Patriotes St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 12  p.m. to 3 p.m. FREE. 450-978-8000. Families are invited to dress up and parade along Ste. Rose Blvd. where there will be animation, candy, dance performances and animated characters. laval.ca

Oct. 28
Halloween Gym Party

Le Petit Gym St. Laurent, 1936 Thimens Blvd., St. Laurent. Ages 1-12. Bilingual. 2 times: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. $15 per child. Registration required. 514-331-1496. Come dressed in your costume and enjoy gymnastics activities, arts & crafts, games and more. lepetitgym.ca

Oct. 28
Halloween Party

Centre Ohana, 950 des Pres-Verts Blvd., La Prairie. Ages 2-9. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $20 (plus tax). Registration required. 450-444-3929. Come dressed up and take part in Halloween baking, crafts, open gym time and other surprises. facebook.com/events/552791315153546

Oct. 28
Rosie the Witch

Pointe-Claire Library (Main Branch), 100 Douglas Shand, Pointe-Claire. Ages 12 & under. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE. 514-630-1218. A witch will be visiting the library for Halloween. A smile or a few words is all that's needed to get a candy. biblio.pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 31
Fall Celebration for Kids

Lasalle Elementary Jr., 8340 David Boyer St., Lasalle. Ages 4-12. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. 1 bag of individually-wrapped peanut-free candy. Online registration required. 514-552-3434. A fun-filled event for children who DO NOT celebrate Halloween. Come dressed up in a non-scary costume and bring your bag of candy to be shared with all. stronghinkson.com

Oct. 31
Candy Distribution

Auteuil Community Centre, 6220 Larentides Blvd., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE. 450-625-6554. Calling all princesses, witches, policemen, firefighters and other characters of the night. Come join a costume parade and receive a bag of candy and entry into a draw. laval.ca

Oct. 31
Halloween in the Park

Parc des Generations, Perrot Blvd. @ Avenue du Parc, N.D.I.P. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FREE. This popular activity offers little ones a fun detour on their Halloween trick-or-treating route. There will be candies, a costume parade, activities and fun. ile-perrot.qc.ca

Oct. 31
Haunted Night at the Library

Bibliotheque du Vieux St. Laurent, 1380 Eglise St., St. Laurent. All ages. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-855-6130 ext. 4744. An evening of costumed spooky fun and activities for families at the library. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 31
The Pumpkin House

Chalet Peter-Williamson, Parc Aumais, 300 Cypihot St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Ages 2 & up. Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FREE. 514-457-1605. Our lovely witch invites you to visit her house and stop for some hot chocolate and candies. Visit the pumpkin garden, featuring decorated pumpkins. There will also be an inflatable ride for the children to enjoy. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca

Oct. 31
Trick or Treating at the Library

Municipal Library, 40 St. Pierre St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. FREE. 514-457-1940. Candies will be given to all children who visit the library wearing a costume today, during opening hours. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca


CREEPY CRAFTS & WORKSHOPS

Oct. 21
Harry Potter Adventures

Multiculturelle Library, 1535 Chomedey Blvd., Laval. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-5995. Take part in an exciting potions and spells adventure and make your own magic wand. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 13
Pumpkin Decorating

Le Prevost Library, 7355 Christophe Colomb Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-1526. A family workshop where you will decorate a pumpkin for Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 14
Family Discovery Workshop: Egyptian Mummies

Redpath Museum , 859 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. All ages. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in English and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in French. $10 per child, all other family members free. Online registration required. 514-398-4094. Take part in a discovery workshop to decipher the secrets of Egyptian mummies. Workshop includes a hands-on craft. mcgill.ca/redpath

Oct. 18
Dracula - Myth or Real?

Roxboro Library, 110 Cartier St., Roxboro. Ages 9-13. French. 7 p.m. FREE. Registration required. 514-684-8247. Listen to tales of the origins of the legendary Dracula, whose roots are from Central Europe. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 20
Pumpkin Decorating

Pointe-Claire Library (Valois Branch), 68 Prince Edward Ave., Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-12, with an adult. English. 3  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-630-1219. Families are invited to bring their pumpkins to the library to decorate them with paint and paper. biblio.pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 20 - 28
Art Workshop: Happy Bats

Le Musee des Maitres et Artisans du Quebec, 615 Ste. Croix Ave, Montreal. Ages 5 & up. Bilingual. Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m. $16 per family. Reservations required. 514-747-7367 ext. 7204. Get into the spirit of Halloween by making your own decoration. Create a happy bat to help decorate your home. All materials supplied. mmaq.qc.ca

Oct. 20
Halloween Crafts

Langelier Library, 6473 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal. Ages 7-10. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-4227. With carded wool, participants will make felt pumpkins and decorate them without any gluing or sewing. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 21
Make a Paper Mache Jack O'Lantern

Ste. Anne de Bellevue Library, 40 St. Pierre St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Ages 6-12. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. FREE for library members, $5 for non-members. Registration required. 514-457-1940. Using various materials, make a jack-o-lantern. All materials provided. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca

Oct. 21
Halloween Pumpkin Decorating

Pointe-Claire Library (Main Branch), 100 Douglas-Shand Ave., Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-12, with an adult. Bilingual. 2  p.m. to 3 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-630-1218. Families are invited to bring their pumpkins to the library to decorate them with paint and paper. biblio.pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 21
Ghost Candle Workshop

Bibliotheque de Cartierville, 5900 de Salaberry St., Montreal. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-6989. Come and make a ghost tealight candle holder for Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 21
Glow-in-the-dark Mini Pumpkin Decorating

Cote St. Luc Public Library, 5851 Cavendish Blvd., Cote St. Luc. Ages 6-12. Bilingual. 3  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE for library members, $5 for non-members. Registration required. 514-485-6900 ext. 4121. Get in the spirit of Halloween by decorating mini-pumpkins with glow-in-the-dark paint. csllibrary.org

Oct. 22
Spooky Crafts

Westmount Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. Ages 4 & up. Bilingual. 4  p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-989-5229. Wear your costume to the library and get into the holiday spirit by making some spooky crafts. westlibcat.org/iguana/www.main.cls

Oct. 27
Spooktacular Slime Making Event

Centre Greene, 1090 Greene Ave., Westmount. Ages 5 & up. Bilingual. 2  p.m. to 4 p.m. $5 per child. Registration required. 514-207-2612. Create ooey-gooey slime concoctions. squidgyslimery.ca

Oct. 27
Bats & Spiders

Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. Ages 9-12. Bilingual. 2:30  p.m. to 3:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Online registration required. 514-630-2719. For some, bats and spiders can cause shudders of fear. These animals, however, are worth knowing because they provide many services to humans. Watch live specimens closely. biblioweb.ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Halloween Crafts

Jacqueline de Repentigny Library, 5955 Bannantyne St., Verdun. All ages. French. 1:30  p.m. to 2:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-765-7172. Take part in a family art workshop where you will create fun or scary Halloween-themed crafts. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com/detail/829586-bricolage-de-lhalloween

Oct. 27
Halloween Stuffies​

Le Prevost Library, 7355 Christophe Colomb Ave., Montreal. Ages 7 & up. Bilingual. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-1526. During this Halloween-themed sewing workshop, make a stuffed creature. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 27
Candy Mosaic

St. Michel Library, 7601 Francois-Perrault, Montreal. Ages 7 & up. French. 2  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE for library members. Reservations required. 514-872-4250. Children will make a multi-coloured mosaic using candy. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 27
Harry Potter Adventures

Philippe-Panneton Library, 4747 Arthur-Sauve Blvd., Laval. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-8919. Take part in an exciting potions and spells adventure and make your own magic wand. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Halloween Bats

Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. Ages 5-8. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Online registration required. 514-630-2719. The Granby Zoo team will answer your many other questions and help to demystifying these flying mammals. We will also have the visit of a nice witch. Wear your costumes. biblioweb.ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Oct. 27 & 28
Pumpkin Flower Pots

Laval Nature Centre Greenhouse, 901 Park Ave., Laval. Age 12 & under. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3 per person. 450-662-4942. In the greenhouse, kids and their parents can empty and decorate a mini-pumpkin and then fill it with a plant.  laval.ca

Oct. 28
Halloween Science Workshop

Chalet Peter-Williamson, Parc Aumais, 300 Cypihot St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Ages 5-12. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 2:30 p.m. FREE with Carte-Loisirs, $5 without. Registration by Oct. 19th required. 514-457-1605. Children can take part in fun-filled, themed science experiments. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca

Oct. 28
Family Discovery Workshop: Skeletons

Redpath Museum , 859 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. All ages. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in English and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in French. $10 per child, all other family members free. Online registration required. 5143984094. Learn about skeletons and how they help all animals to stay together. Workshop includes a hands-on craft. mcgill.ca/redpath

Oct. 28
Pumpkin Decorating

St. Charles Library, 1050 d'Hibernia St., Montreal. Ages 7 & up. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-3035. Decorate a pumpkin to celebrate the holiday. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 28
Halloween Crafts

Ile des Soeurs Library, 260 Elgar St., Verdun. All ages. French. 1:30  p.m. to 2:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-765-7266. Take part in a family art workshop where you will create fun or scary Halloween-themed crafts. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 28
Franken-Fun Crafts

Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval. Ages 6-12. Bilingual. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. FREE for library members, $3 for non-members. Registration required. 514-633-4170. Discover the origins of Frankenstein's famous monster, then make your own Franken-tastic creation to celebrate his 200th anniversary. biblioweb.ville.dorval.qc.ca

Oct. 28
Sweet Witches

Hochelaga Library, 1870 Davidson St., Montreal. Ages 6-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-3666. A scientific workshop where children will make sparkling candies and discover the chemical reactions associated with it. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 30
Pumpkin Decorating

St. Leonard Library, 8420 Lacordaire Blvd., St. Leonard. Ages 12 & up., French. 4 p.m. FREE for library members. Reservations required. 514-328-8500 ext. 8505. It's time to show off your pumpkin carving skills. Prizes to be won. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

 


SCARY MOVIES, LIVE SHOWS & THEATRE

Oct. 13
Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

Sylvain-Garneau Library, 187 Ste. Rose Blvd., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-3940. Spend an evening at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 13
Musical Theatre: Sur un air de Croquettes

Maison de la culture de Notre-Dame-de-Grace, 3755 Botrel St., Montreal. Ages 4 & up. French. 3  p.m. to 3:45 p.m. $2, passes required (available up to two weeks prior to event). 514-872-2157. Enter the fascinating world of Sorceress Malbouffa who dreams of singing opera like her famous cousin, the Diva Malbouffa. She sings Mozart with ducks and Bach with hiccups while making cacophony with Verdi and Puccini. accesculture.com

Oct. 19
Movie: Hotel Transylvanie​

Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield. All ages. Bilingual. 6:30 p.m. FREE. 514-428-4460. Come to the library as a family to watch the movie Hotel Transylvanie (in French with English subtitles), while nibbling on some popcorn. beaconsfield.ca

Oct. 20
Cinplex Family Favourites: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Various Cineplex locations. All ages. English. 11 a.m. $2.99 per ticket. Enjoy the holidays with a spooky movie. A portion of the proceeds goes to WE Charity. cinplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

Oct. 21
Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

Germaine-Guevremont Library, 2900 de la Concorde Blvd. E., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4002. Spend an evening at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 21
Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

Yves-Theriault Library, 670 de la Place-Publique St., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-6599. Spend an evening at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 21
Movie: l'Ile aux chiens

Gabrielle-Roy Library, 3505 Dagenais Blvd. W., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-8909. Spend an afternoon at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 21
Puppet Theatre: Ti-Jean Chez Les Revenants

Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall, 176 Lakeshore Rd., Pointe-Claire. Ages 4 & up, with an adult. French. 3 p.m. FREE, passes required. 514-630-1220. In this loose adaptation of a traditional Russian fairy tale title The Frog Princess, Ti-Jean learns how to overcome his fears. Our hero takes on the ghosts of Quebec legends and outwits the traps set by Baba Yaga, a very well-known witch in Russian folktales. pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 23
Bach Before Bedtime - Halloween Edition

Salle Claude-Leveille, 175 Ste Catherine St. W., Montreal. Ages 6 & under, with an adult. Bilingual. 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 4L30 p.m. Child over 6 months $7, adult $12. Online ticket purchase required. 514-935-3933. Performed by Montreal's premiere classical musicians, a whimsical story accompanies each piece, bringing meaning to the music. Young children have the chance to conduct the musicians, play along with percussion instruments, interact with the performers and even try their instruments, experiencing the thrill of engaging with the musicians. bachbeforebedtime.com

Oct. 26
Movie: Nelly et Simon

Laure-Conan Library, 4660 des Laurentides Blvd., Laval. All ages. French. 6:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4975. Spend an evening at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 26
Movie: l'Ile aux chiens

Philippe-Panneton Library, 4747 Arthur-Sauve Blvd., Laval. All ages. French. 6:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-8919. Spend an evening watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 26
Movie: Frankenstein

Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval. Ages 10 & up. English. 7  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE for library members, $3 for non-members. Registration required. 514-633-4170. Don't miss this 1931 classic that established the famous monster's iconic look and made him an unmistakable touchstone of modern popular culture. There will be door prizes, including a pass for four people for an A/Maze escape room adventure. Come in a Frankenstein-themed costume to earn an extra ticket for the draw. biblioweb.ville.dorval.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Spooky Chemistry Show

Redpath Museum, 859 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. Ages 4-6, with an adult. English. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $5 per child. Online registration required by Oct. 24th. 514-398-4094. A short Halloween-themed chemistry show and activity stations for young scientists and their parents/guardians. facebook.com/events/2282063565198489

Oct. 27
Sensory Friendly Movie: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Various Cineplex locations. All ages. English. 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children's admission price for all. Cineplex sensory friendly presentations are in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada. Enjoy lower sounds, increased lighting, spacious seating, bring your own snacks, and a quiet Calming Zone separate room throughout the movie. cineplex.com/Theatres/SensoryFriendly

Oct. 27
Theatre: Cucurbita et la tarte a la citrouille

Salaberry Library, 4170 de Salaberry St., Montreal. Ages 3-8. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-1521. Young children will enjoy this fun and interactive show to celebrate Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 27
Movie: Nelly et Simon

Multiculturelle Library, 1535 Chomedey Blvd., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-5995. Spend an afternoon at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Movie: l'Ile aux chiens

Emile-Nelligan Library, 325 Cartier Blvd. W., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4973. Spend an afternoon at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Outdoor Theatre: Serpilliere la sorciere et sa drole maison​

Laval Nature Centre - Village of the Arts, 901 Park Ave., Laval. All ages. French. 1:30  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. 450-662-4942. After a long day of cleaning the wizards' cauldrons, the witch Serpilliere returns home to find that her house has fallen under an evil spell and is now very tiny. With the help of the audience, and a little magic, she will try to make her house big again. Afterward, enjoy some musical entertainment. laval.ca

Oct. 28
P'tits Profs Cineclub: Hotel Transylvannia

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. Ages 4 & up. English. 10 a.m. to noon. Adults $5, children $4 (babies under 1 year free). Tickets available at the door. 514-848-2424 ext. 3460. Little ones can enjoy a movie with the family in a theatre all for them. There is a large foyer for those who need to stretch. An intermission will have halloween-themed games and baked goods for sale. facebook.com/events/284487472161416

Oct. 28
Theatre: La marmite ensorcelee

Outremont Theatre, 1248 Bernard Ave., Montreal. Ages 3-7. French. 11 a.m. to noon. $10. Tickets available online. 514-495-9944. A participative, musical show about a nice witch who tries to win at the annual Gala of Terror. She attempts to concoct a powerful potion but it all starts to go wrong. The audience will help her fix it up before the big night. facebook.com/events/2013644025592424

Oct. 28
Theatre: Charlie au Chateau des Vampires

Frontenac Library, 2550 Ontario St. E., Montreal. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-7888. Charlie finds himself in the middle of a conflict between vampires and witches. Will he manage to escape without losing a drop of blood? calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 28
Halloween Movie

Riviere-des-Prairies Library, 9001 Perras Blvd., Montreal. Ages 5 & up. French. Two times: 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-9494. Families are invited to come in costume to watch a special screening of a Halloween movie. Popcorn will be served. facebook.com/events/2164044140512481

Oct. 28
Theatre: L'incroyable spectacle de Zani​

Laval Nature Centre - Village of the Arts, 901 Park Ave., Laval. All ages. French. 1:30  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. 450-662-4942. After many hours of practice and perserverance, Zani offers the audience a performance of acrobatics, unicycle and juggling. Afterward, enjoy some musical entertainment. laval.ca

Oct. 28
Theatre: Sortilege au chateau

Pierrefonds Cultural Centre, 13850 Gouin Blvd. W., Pierrefonds. Ages 5-12. French. 1:30 p.m. FREE. Registration required. 514-620-4181 x 2203. The story of a strange castle and the sad characters who live there. Will Rigoletto be able to bring back the laughter in time for Halloween? ville.montreal.qc.ca

Oct. 28
Movie: Nelly et Simon

Marius-Barbeau Library, 1245 du Moulin Rd., Laval. All ages. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4005. Spend an afternoon at the library watching a movie with your friends. biblio.ville.laval.qc.ca

 


SPOOK-TACULAR STORYTIMES

Oct. 20
Costumes, Stories & Crafts

Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield. Ages 3-8. Bilingual. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-428-4460. Little ones can come in costume and listen to some Halloween stories and then make a spooky craft. beaconsfield.ca

Oct. 18
Storytime: Monsters

St. Leonard Library, 8420 Lacordaire Blvd., St. Leonard. Ages 3-5, with an adult. French. 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. FREE for library members. Reservations required. 514-328-8500 ext. 8505. Young children and their parents can enjoy a fun storytime with the theme of Halloween ghosts. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 25
Costume Storytime​

St. Leonard Library, 8420 Lacordaire Blvd., St. Leonard. Ages 18 months-3 years, with an adult. French. 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. FREE for library members. Reservations required. 514-328-8500 ext. 8505. Young children and their parents can enjoy a fun storytime for Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 25
Storytime

Octogone Library, 1080 Dollard Ave., Lasalle. Ages 3-7. Bilingual. 7  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-367-6379. Children are invited to come in costume and listen to Halloween stories. A fun party ... with some thrills and chills. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 27
Storytime & Parade

Pointe Claire Library (Valois Branch), 68 Prince Edward Ave., Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-6, with an adult. 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in English and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in French. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-630-1219. Children are encouraged to wear a costume for this story hour. There will be a parade after the stories. biblio.pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 27
Storytime

Guy-Godin Library, 120 Perrot Blvd., Ile Perrot. Ages 4-8, with an adult. French. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. FREE. Registration required. 514-453-1751 ext. 316. Parents and their young children can enjoy a special storytime with a Halloween theme. Come in costume. ile-perrot.qc.ca

Oct. 28
Halloween Stories

Municipal Library, 40 St. Pierre St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Ages 3-7. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. FREE for library members, $5 for non-members. Registration required. 514-457-1940. Bring your children to the library for some scary Halloween stories. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca

Oct. 28
Storytime & Parade

Pointe Claire Library (Main Branch), 100 Douglas Shand, Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-6, with an adult. Two times: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-630-1218. Children are encouraged to wear a costume for this story hour. There will be a parade after the stories. biblio.pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 30
Scary Stories

Robert-Bourassa Library, 41 St. Just Ave., Montreal. Ages 8-11. 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-495-6208. Older children are invited to listen to some scary stories to celebrate Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com


SPINE-CHILLING SKATING PARTIES

Oct. 27
Kirkland Arena, 16950 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. All ages. Bilingual. 7  p.m. to 8:15 p.m. FREE. 514-630-2719. Wear your favourite costume and spend an evening skating with all your 'scary' friends. Don't forget your helmet. ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Dollard-des-Ormeaux Civic Centre, 12001 de Salaberry, D.D.O. All ages. Bilingual. 6:30  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $1 with a costume, $2 without. 514-684-1011. Wear your costumes and enjoy skating on all three rinks, activities for children, scary stories and more. A bag of treats will be given to each child when leaving. Please note: helmets are mandatory for children 12 years & under. ville.ddo.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Cartier Arena, 100 montee Major, Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 7:30  p.m. to 9:30 p.m. FREE. 450-662-4958. Come dressed in costume (masks and long, draping material prohibited) and join monsters, ghosts, zombies, pirates and many other characters for an evening skate. There will be candy, spooky music and other surprises waiting for you. laval.ca

Oct. 27
Dollard-des-Ormeaux Civic Center, 12001 de Salaberry Blvd., D.D.O. All ages. Bilingual. 6:30  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $1 with costume, $2 without costume . 514-684-1012 ext. 632. Our 3 rinks will be completely reserved for this scary event. Other than skating, you can enjoy a spooky storytime and activities for kids. Visit the 'haunted locker rooms' animated by spooky characters. One bag of treats will also be given to every children at the end of the event. Helmets are required for children 12 and under. ville.ddo.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Richard-Trottier Arena, 3155 Esther St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 3:30  p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE. 450-662-3514. Come dressed in costume (masks and long, draping material prohibited) and join monsters, ghosts, zombies, pirates and many other characters for an afternoon skate. There will be candy, entertainment and other surprises waiting for you. laval.ca

Oct. 27
Lucerne Arena, 1750 Neuville St., Vimon. All ages. Bilingual. 7:30  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-662-4968. Come dressed in costume (masks and long, draping material prohibited) and join monsters, ghosts, zombies, pirates and many other characters for an afternoon skate. There will be candy, entertainment and other surprises waiting for you. laval.ca

Oct. 27
St. Francois Arena, 9449 de Tilly St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 7:30  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-664-6473. Enjoy free skating, Halloween music and treats. Feel free to wear a costume but masks and flowing garments that may interfere will skating are prohibited. laval.ca

Oct. 27
Yvon-Chartrand Arena, 4100 de la Concorde Blvd. E., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 7:30  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-664-7687. Enjoy free skating, Halloween music and treats. Feel free to wear a costume but masks and flowing garments that may interfere will skating are prohibited. laval.ca

Oct. 28
Westwood Sports Centre, 750 Thorncrest, Dorval. All ages. Bilingual. 2  p.m. to 3:45 p.m. $1 per skater. 514-633-4002. Kids of all ages are invited to come disguised in their favourite costume and enjoy an afternoon of skating. There will be prizes for best costume and candies for all. During this event, non-perishable food items will be collected for Dorval's Community Aid. ville.dorval.qc.ca

Oct. 28
Montreal West Legion Memorial Rink, 220 Bedbrook, Montreal West. All ages. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 2:30 p.m. FREE. 514-484-6186. Bring your skates and best costume - there will be music, prizes, face painting and fun for the whole family.  montreal-west.ca


MYSTERIOUS FUN AT THE MALLS

Oct. 27
Halloween Fun

Plaza Pointe-Claire, 269 St. Jean Blvd., Pointe-Claire. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE. 514-694-5917. Wear your costumes and come trick-or-treating in the mall. There will be other 'scary' surprises and you can buy a decorated pumpkin at Librarie Clio. facebook.com/PlazaPointeClaire

Oct. 27
Halloween Activities

Promenade Masson, 5349 4th Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FREE admission. 514-525-4386. Enjoy a variety of activities throughout the day including a costume parade, mystery tunnels, face painting, animated stories, a treasure hunt, a bat corridor and trick-or-treating. promenademasson.com

Oct. 27
Zombietheque

Carrefour Angrignon, 7077 Newman Blvd., Lasalle. All ages. Bilingual. Noon to 4 p.m. FREE admission. 514-363-9413. The Zombietheque will transform you into a zombie in its makeup factory. Afterward, have your picture taken in the photobooth as a keepsake. carrefourangrignon.com

Oct. 27 & 28
Harry Potter Halloween Fun

Les Jardins Dorval, 352 Dorval Ave., Dorval. All ages. Bilingual. 12  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. 514-636-4094. Bring the kids for loads of Harry Potter themed activities, slime making workshops, airbrush tattoos, a photo booth and more (SAQ corridor). facebook.com/JardinsDorval

Oct. 28
The Day of the Dead Halloween Fiesta

Place Vertu Shopping Centre, 3131 Cote-Vertu Blvd., St. Laurent. All ages. Bilingual. 12  p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. 514-331-5213. Enjoy many free activities such as face painting, arts & crafts, a photo station and trick-or-treating throughout the mall. placevertu.com

Oct. 31
Circus Fun

Galeries des Sources, 3237 Sources Blvd., D.D.O. All ages. Bilingual. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. FREE. 514-421-0401. Planned circus-themed activities, popcorn and more. facebook.com/events/285062769001599

 


HAUNTED HOUSES, TRAILS & FORESTS

Oct. 6 - 28
Haunted House

Laval Nature Centre, 901 Park Ave., Laval. Ages 10 & over. Bilingual. Saturdays & Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2 per person. 450-662-4942. The North Chalet turns into a haunted house and the bravest are invited to face their fears of childhood... clowns, monsters, spiders and more will startle you at every corner. Children will also have the chance to make a horror movie. laval.ca

Oct. 20
Haunted Bird Sanctuary

Le Nichoir Wild Bird Conservation Centre, 637 Main St., Hudson. All ages (children 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Bilingual. 4:30  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $5 per child (1 adult free). Additional adult $5. 450-458-2809. Interested in mysterious murders, haunted barns and birds ghosts? Wear your costume and bring a flashlight and take a haunted walk outdoors, enjoy some non-scary activities for younger children, and play some Halloween-themed games. In case of rain, activity will take place Oct. 21st. facebook.com/events/1313278098802465

Oct. 22 - 31
Haunted Library

Riviere-des-Prairies Library, 9001 Perras Blvd., Montreal. All ages. French. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE for library members. 514-872-9494. An evil witch wants to cast a spell on the library to make all the books disappear and the librarian needs your help to ward off this evil spell. Children will receive a passport to participate in several Halloween-themed activities throughout the week, including crafts, theatre, books, costumes and more. Once your passport is filled up, you'll be ready to face the ugly witch on Halloween night between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. facebook.com/events/2389349764625011

Oct. 26
​Spooky Nights Family Astronomy Event

Morgan Arboretum Conservation Centre, 150 ch. des Pins, Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. English. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE. Join the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the John Abbott College Astro Club for a Starry Haunted Evening event with treats. rascmontreal.org/moon/our-calendar

Oct. 26, 27 & 31
HOWL-o-Ween Fundraiser

Front Yard, 153 Leslie St., D.D.O. All ages. Bilingual. Oct. 26 & 27 from 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE - donations appreciated. Enter a maze of horrors, if you dare, and take a picture in the photobooth. Proceeds go to SPCA Ouest de l'Ile. spcaouest.ca

Oct. 26 - 31
Smitheman Family Haunted Yard

116 Maywood Ave., Pointe-Claire. All ages. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 9 p.m. Donations are gratefully accepted to benefit the Starlight Children's Foundation Canada. For a 14th straight year, this amazing haunted house will be showcased. See witches, flying ghosts, a cemetery, scary sights, a light show and spooky noises. Visit during the day or night (light/sound show begins in the evening). Children 14 & under should be accompanied by an adult. facebook.com/smithemanfamilyhauntedyard

Oct. 27
Haunted Forest

Morgan Arboretum, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 150 Pines Rd., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. Bilingual. 4  p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults $10, children $5. 514-398-7811. Strange things are happening this Halloween at the Morgan Arboretum. Trick or Treaters are invited to come in costume and walk the Orange trail and collect candy along the way from creatures of the forest. Those who dare are invited to enter Chalet Pruche which transforms into a haunted house every year around Halloween. Enjoy the serenity of the forest at night, some fun frights and of course candy for all. Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult. morganarboretum.org

Oct. 27
Haunted Library

East Community Centre, 9665 Gouin Blvd. W., Roxboro. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE. 514-620-4181 ext. 2220. For Halloween, the library becomes a haunted house. If you dare, come in costume and see what strange creatures you might meet. Music, candy and surprises. ville.montreal.qc.ca/pierrefonds-roxboro

Oct. 27
Dorval Haunted House Fundraiser

580 Pine Beach Blvd., Dorval. All ages. Bilingual. 4  p.m. to 9 p.m. Donations to WICA appreciated. 514-694-5850. West Island Citizen Advocacy will be hosting a Halloween Fundraiser event. Ivan Dow will be opening his garden to visitors. See the spooky decorations at this haunted house - an event you don't want to miss. facebook.com/events/377984546075209

Oct. 31
Haunting Fun & Candies

Adelard-Poirier Park, 5215 Fabrique St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-664-4711. Come dressed up to the park and celebrate with neighbours. There will be a haunted mini-course, a fortune teller, candies and hot chocolate (limited quantities). In case of bad weather, activities will take place in the Old St. Vincent Theatre. laval.ca

Oct. 31
Haunted House

Lawn Bowling Clubhouse, 401 Kensington Ave., Westmount. All ages. Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE admission. 514-989-5367. The Westmount Public Security Unit creates a safe yet spooky place to visit on Halloween night. westmount.org

Oct. 31
Haunted House

Omni-Centre, 375 Cardinal-Leger Blvd., Pincourt. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 514-453-8981. Come to an extra-special, interactive Haunted House, perfect for all ages. See Dracula and zombies, witches and ghosts. Children ages 5 & under must be accompanied by an adult. villepincourt.qc.ca

Oct. 31
Halloween Fun in the Park

Parc des Coccinelles, 750 73rd Ave., Chomedey. All ages. Bilingual. 4:30  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE. 450-978-8000. Stop by the park during your trick-or-treating and walk through the haunted woodland for some entertainment, treats, face painting (until 6 p.m.) and more. laval.ca

Oct. 31
Haunted House

YMCA NDG, 4335 Hampton Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 4:30  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE admission. 514-486-7315. Follow a trail of pumpkins into the haunted house. All guests will receive treats at the end of the maze (while supplies last). Children 6 & under, must be accompanied by an adult.

Oct. 31
Haunted House

Monkland Community Centre, 4410 West Hill Ave., N.D.G. All ages. Bilingual. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE admission. Visit a community haunted house on Halloween night and enjoy Reptizoo and their creepy reptiles.

Oct. 31
Haunted House & Witch Stop

Marcel-Gamache Park, 644 Principale St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-978-8000. Celebrate with neighbours at the park with a witch stop, haunted house, treats, Halloween kiosks, hot chocolate and more.  laval.ca

Oct. 31
Haunted Trail

Champfleury Community Centre, 2585 des Oiseaux Blvd., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-963-0676. The famous haunted trail of Champfleury returns again this year. To get your treat, you must walk the path of demons and spooky characters. Free hot chocolate will be offered. laval.ca

Oct. 31
The Haunted House

Chalet Peter-Williamson, Parc Aumais, 300 Cypihot St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Ages 6 & up. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FREE. 514-457-1605. A horrifying trail for the brave of heart. Local teens have worked very hard in order to create a frightening experience for your pleasure. Come take a stroll through the Haunted House, if you dare. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca

Oct. 31
Haunted House

Irving L. Adessky Community Centre, 30 Lyncroft Rd., Hampstead. All ages. Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE. 514-369-8260 ext. 8260. Take a walk through the haunted house and see lots of creepy sights. The 'less intense' version is held between 5:30 and 6 p.m. After that, things get a little scarier. hampstead.qc.ca

Oct. 31
Halloween in the Park

St. Viateur Park, 530 Querbes Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE, donations welcome. 514-270-2367. Come stroll through this year's Haunted Amusement Park. facebook.com/events/2073121792722114


PUMPKIN PARADES

Nov. 1
Pumpkin Parade

Pratt Park, Pratt St. (between Van Horne and Lajoie), Outremont. All ages. Bilingual. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. FREE. Register your pumpkin by Oct. 18th. 514-244-9710. Where do the pumpkins go after Halloween? They join a parade, of course. Dress up in your costume and bring your carved pumpkins (with a candle) to the park from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Afterward, take part in a parade where families can wander along the paths and see all of their neighbours' works of art. outremontenfamille.com

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