Montreal Halloween Guide

Halloween activities throughout Montreal and the surrounding areas to help you make October a spook-tacular month.

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, 2019 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 three 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.

Le Verger Labonté
Notre Dame de l’Ile Perrot
514-453-5379
vergerlabonte.com

Potager Mont-Rouge Halte Gourmande
154 rang de la Montagne
Rougemont, J0L 1M0
450-947-6663
pmrhaltegourmande.ca/en/

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. 23 – Nov. 3
Pick a Peck of Pumpkins

Chateau Ramezay  – Governor’s Garden, 280 Notre-Dame St. E., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Saturdays & Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. FREE. 514-861-3708. 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. 17 – Oct. 27
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 $12.95, 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 Galaxia. vergerlabonte.com

Oct. 4 – 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

Oct. 5 – 27
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.  laronde.com

Oct. 19-27
Halloween at the Zoo

Ecomuseum Zoo, 21125 Ste Marie Rd., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. Bilingual. Saturdays & Sundays from 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. 26
Spooky Chemistry
Redpath Museum, 859 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. Ages 4-6, with a caregiver. English. 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $5 per child, free for parents. Registration required. 514-398-4861. Young scientists will enjoy a short show and themed activity stations with their parents. mcgill.ca/redpath

Oct. 26 & 27
Strange Ghosts
Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, 350 Place Royal, Montreal. Ages 4-10. French & English tours available. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults $22, children (5-12) $8, free for kids 4 & under. 514-872-9150. Make your way through the museum’s archaeological remains and take part in an interactive tour, hearing a tale about the museum’s strange ghosts. A creative workshop will follow. pacmusee.qc.ca

Oct. 26 & 27
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. A brand-new escape game involving paranormal phenomena. stewart-museum.org


HAUNTING FUN OUTSIDE MONTREAL

Sept. 27 – Oct. 27
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 $18, youth (5-12) $12, children 4 & under 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 – Nov. 2
DAY TRIP! Fort Fright

Fort Henry, 1 Fort Henry Dr., Kingston. All ages (but young children may be frightened by this event). English. Thursdays to Sundays from 7  p.m. to 10 p.m. General Admission $25. 800-437-2233. Experience all the horrors of Fort Fright including coffin rides, improbable escapes, haunted walk and carnival. This event takes place both indoors and outdoors – please dress for the weather. fortfright.com

Oct. 12 – 31
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 $20.80, students (13-17) $12.50, children (3-12) $10.40, 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. 4– Provigo le Marche Kirkland, 16900 AutoRoute TransCanada, Kirkland. Bilingual. 5:30  p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 514-426-3005 ext. 119.

Oct. 18 – Provigo Montreal St. Jacques, 6600 St. Jacques St. W., N.D.G. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 514-481-6959.

Oct. 25 – 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 Sherbrooke, 7600 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal. French. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 514-281-0488

Oct. 27 – Provigo Lasalle, 6767 Newman Blvd., Lasalle. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 514-364-7168.

Halloween Cooking Fun
Children will learn to make spiderweb dip with bats, oozing eyeballs in coffins (meatball subs), and pumpkin spice cupcakes. Ages 6-11. $15 per person. 24-hour advance registration required. pccookingschool.ca

Oct. 18 – Provigo Montreal St. Jacques, 6600 St. Jacques St. W., N.D.G. Bilingual. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 514-481-6959.

Oct. 26 – Provigo le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion, 501 St. Charles Blvd., Vaudreuil-Dorion. Bilingual. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 450-455-6161

Oct. 26 – Provigo Lasalle, 6767 Newman Blvd., Lasalle. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to noon. 514-364-7168.

Oct. 26 – Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds, 4849 St. Jean Blvd., Pierrefonds. Bilingual. 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. 514-624-6369 ext. 121.

Oct. 20
Cupcake Decorating
Irving L. Adessky Community Centre, 30 Lyncroft Rd., Hampstead. All ages. Bilingual. 10:30 a.m. $7 per child. Registration required. 514-369-8260. Children can decorate their own Halloween-themed cupcake. Refreshments will be served. hampstead.ca

Oct. 25
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 Halloween cake. All gruesome guests will enjoy snacks and punch. pccookingschool.ca

Oct. 26
Pumpkin Energy Balls
Hochelaga Library, 1870 Davidson St., Montreal. Ages 6-11, with a parent. French. 1:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-3666. Parents and children will learn to make pumpkin energy balls. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Pumpkin Energy Balls
St. Michel Library, 7601 Francois-Perrault, Montreal. Ages 7-12. French. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-4250. Learn to make energy balls using squash and/or pumpkins. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

 


PARTIES & PARADES

Oct. 6
The Best Pumpkin Party Ever
Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent Blvd., RC01, Montreal. Ages 3-9, with an adult. English. 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Adults $5, children $10. 514-840-9300. Meet the author of children’s book, The Best Sukkot Pumpkin Ever, Laya Steinberg, listen to stories and enjoy some pumpkin decorating. museemontrealjuif.ca/event/the-best-pumpkin-party-ever

Oct. 25
Teen Nights After Hours
Cote St. Luc Public Library, 5851 Cavendish Blvd., Cote St. Luc. Ages 12-17. Bilingual. 6 p.m. FREE. Registration required. 514-485-6900. Hang out at the library and enjoy watching the movie Beetlejuice. Food and refreshments supplied. csllibrary.org

Oct. 25
Halloween Party for Teens
Cartierville Library, 5900 de Salaberry St., Montreal. Ages 9-13. French. 6:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-6989. Hang out with friends and enjoy some holiday fun. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 25
Teen Halloween Party
Pierrefonds Library, 13555 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds. Ages 13-17. Bilingual. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-626-1800. Costume competition, DJ show, video games, Henna tattoos, foosball, and more. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 25
Spooky Nights, Halloween with the Stars
John Abbott College, Agora, 21275 Lakeshore Rd., Ste. Anne de Bellevue. All ages. English. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FREE. Explore ancient constellation myths, design your own planet or moon, listen to stories about the universe, and more. Special pins will be given to those wearing space-themed costumes. rascmontreal.org

Oct. 26
Halloween Party

Arthur-Seguin Chalet, 365 St. Louis Ave., Pointe-Claire. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE admission, cost for food & refreshments. 514-630-1214. Come in costume and take part in Halloween-themed activities. pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 26
Great Pumpkin Giveaway
Biscuits et Confetti, 5712 Sherbrooke St. W., N.D.G. All ages. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 per person. Advance ticket purchase required. 514-488-1111. Pick up a pumpkin and enjoy face painting, storytimes, a costume party, pumpkin decorating, raffles and prizes, and more. facebook.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Carnival
Corso de l’Est, Jean-Talon St. (between Mainville and Fontenelle), St. Leonard. All ages. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE admission. Pumpkin decorating, a murder mystery, costume swap, fair games, face painting, and more. facebook.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Party

Place du Village de la Pointe-aux-Trembles, St. Jean Baptiste Blvd. @ Notre-Dame St. E., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 4:30 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/879051752468201

Oct. 26
Haunted Library
Mercier Library, 8105 Hochelaga St., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. FREE for library members. 514-872-8738. Wear your costumes and join Cirkazou for an afternoon with a Halloween witch. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Quidditch in the Gym
Dorval Aquatic & Sports Complex, 1295 Dawson Ave., Dorval. Ages 7-15. Bilingual. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $2 for residents, $4 for non-residents. Registration required. 514-633-4205. Immerse yourself in the magical world of Harry Potter and play this famous team sport from the world of wizards. Dress up as your favourite characters. ville.dorval.qc.ca

Oct. 26
Family Party
Centre Pere Sablon, 4265 Papineau Ave., Montreal. All ages. French. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE admission. 514-527-1256. Animated activities for kids such as a labyrinthe, face painting station and pumpkin decorating. facebook.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Party
ZigZagZoo, 980 St. Charles Ave., Vaudreuil-Dorion. Ages 2-12. Bilingual. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $6.50, children (3-12) $14.50, toddlers (1-2) $8.50, babies (6-11 months) $1, under 6 months free. 450-424-3244. Animators will facilitate special games with children and there will be prizes to be won. zigzagzoo.ca

Oct. 26
Halloween Family Party

Bibliotheque du Boise, 2727 Thimens Blvd., St. Laurent. All ages. Bilingual. 5  p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-855-6130. A special Halloween party for families offering a variety of activities to keep you entertained. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
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. 1-25 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 Gym Party

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

Oct. 27
Halloween Party
Centre Pierre-Charbonneau, 3000 Viau Blvd., Montreal. Ages 5-12, with an adult. French. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE admission. 514-255-4222. Pumpkin decorating, a Halloween movie, face painting, sweets, inflatables, a haunted house, and more. facebook.com

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 8 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

Oct. 31
Halloween Fun Night
Faubourg Bois-Franc, 5500-5600 Henri-Bourassa O., St. Laurent. All ages. Bilingual. 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. FREE admission. With the theme of Harry Potter, celebrate with face painting, thematic characters, candy distribution and more. facebook.com

Oct. 31
Halloween Fun
Place Simon Valois, Valois Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE admission. Celebrate the evening with candy distribution, face painting, dancing and more. facebook.com

Oct. 31
Scavenger Hunt & Party
Cote St. Luc Public Library, 5851 Cavendish Blvd., Cote St. Luc. All ages. Bilingual. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. FREE. 514-485-6900. Come in costume for a ghoulish good time with a scavenger hunt and spooky stories. csllibrary.org

Oct. 31
Trick-or-Treating
Reginald J.P. Dawson Library, 1967 Graham Blvd., T.M.R. All ages. Bilingual. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE. 514-734-2973. Stop by in costume and receive a candy bag. ville.mont-royal.qc.ca

Oct. 31
Non-Halloween Fall Celebration
Loyola High School (Gymnastium), 7272 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal. Ages 4-12. Bilingual. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry costs one bag of PEANUT FREE candy. Registration required. 514-552-3434. This is a fun-filled event for children who do not celebrate Halloween. Children come dressed up in NON-SCARY costumes and can enjoy visiting various activity stations where they can earn tickets to trade for treats. stronghinkson.com/forms/fc-registration-form

Nov. 1
Dance Party
Beaconsfield Recreation Centre, 19674 City Lane, Beaconsfield. Ages 4-10, with an adult. Bilingual. 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. $5 per ticket. 514-428-4520. Parents and kids can dress up in their favourite costume and come dance to the DJ’s favourite kids tunes. Music, animation and treats await. beaconsfield.ca


CREEPY CRAFTS & WORKSHOPS

Oct. 12
Spiders Workshop
Yves-Theriault Library, 670 de la Place Publique St., Ste. Dorothee. Ages 6-12. French. 10:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-6599. See and touch a tarantula and/or scorpion and learn more about these amazing creatures and find out why many people are so afraid of them. biblio.laval.ca

 Oct. 12
Friendly Zombies
Mercier Library, 8105 Hochelaga St., Montreal. Ages 7-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-8738. Learn about the origins of Halloween and have fun making friendly zombies. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 12
Spiders Workshop
Marius Barbeau Libary, 1245 montee du Moulin, St. Francois. Ages 6-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-6599. See and touch a tarantula and/or scorpion and learn more about these amazing creatures and find out why many people are so afraid of them. biblio.laval.ca

 Oct. 12-27
Art Workshop: Mouse Masks

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 mouse mask made out of recycled materials. All materials supplied. mmaq.qc.ca/en/ill-be-a-mouse-this-halloween

Oct. 19
Mexican Day of the Dead Masks

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. Learn to make a colourful mask. All materials supplied. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca

Oct. 19
Make a Corn Husk Witch Poppets

Jouets LOL Toys, 653 Ogilvy Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 1  p.m. to 4 p.m. $20 per person (group rate $15 per person for 3 or more). Registration required. 514-278-8697. Create a corn husk witch using natural and dyed corn husks, string, ribbon and scissors. loltoys.ca

Oct. 19
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. 19
Wonderful World of Insects
Philippe-Panneton Library, 4747 Arthur-Sauve Blvd., Laval Ouest. Ages 6-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-8919. A playful and scientific animation on the wonderful world of insects and spiders. biblio.laval.ca

Oct. 21
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. 26
Halloween Make-Up Workshop
Emile-Nelligan Library, 325 Cartier Blvd. W., Laval-des-Rapides. Ages 9-12. French. 10:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4973. Discover different face-painting techniques to create fake wounds and turn yourself into a zombie, vampire or monster. biblio.laval.ca

Oct. 26
Halloween Bags

Le Prevost Library, 7355 Christophe Colomb Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-1526. Decorate a bag to take out on Halloween night. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Long Live Sweets
Park Extension Library, 421 St. Roch St., Montreal. Ages 7-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-6071. A candy creation workshop for children. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Friendly Zombies
Laure Conan Library, 4660 des Laurentides Blvd., Auteuil. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4975. Learn about the origins of Halloween and have fun making friendly zombies. biblio.laval.ca

Oct. 26
Witches Candies
Maisonneuve Library, 4120 Ontario St. E., Montreal. Ages 6-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-4214. A scientific workshop where kids can make sparkling candies and learn about chemical reactions. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Friendly Zombies
Cartierville Library, 5900 de Salaberry St., Montreal. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-6989. Learn about the origins of Halloween and have fun making friendly zombies. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Make-Up Workshop
Multiculturelle Library, 1535 Chomedey Blvd., Chomedey. Ages 9-12. French. 2:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-5995. Discover different face-painting techniques to create fake wounds and turn yourself into a zombie, vampire or monster. biblio.laval.ca

Oct. 26 & 27
Pumpkin Flower Pots
Laval Nature Centre, 901 Park Ave., Laval. Ages 15 & under. Bilingual. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $3 per person. 450-662-4942. In the greenhouse, kids and parents can empty and decorate a mini-pumpkin and fill it with a plant to give it crazy hair. laval.ca

Oct. 27
Halloween Crafts

Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. Ages 3-7. Bilingual. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. FREE for library members. Online registration required. 514-630-2719. Dress up in costume and make some spooky crafts. Treats will be served. biblioweb.ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Harry Potter Magic & Wands

Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. Ages 7-12. Bilingual. 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. FREE for library members. Online registration required. 514-630-2719. Take part in an exciting adventure about potions, spells and making of a magic wand. biblioweb.ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Oct. 27
Monster Book Workshop
Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Dr., Dorval. Ages 6-12. Bilingual. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. FREE for library members. $3 for non-members. Registration required. 514-633-4170. Make your own creepy Monster Book, inspired by the world of Harry Potter. biblioweb.ville.dorval.qc.ca

Oct. 30
Zombie Selfies
Pierrefonds Library, 13555 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds. Ages 10-17. Bilingual. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-626-1800. Learn how to transform your selfies into horrible zombie pictures without make-up or Photoshop. Bring your cellphone or tablet. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com


SCARY MOVIES, LIVE SHOWS & THEATRE

Oct. 19
Magic Show
Sylvain Garneau Libary, 187 Ste. Rose Blvd., Ste. Rose. Ages 6-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-978-3940. Join magician/illustionist Philippe Theriault for an interactive and funny magic show. biblio.laval.ca

Oct. 20
Theatre: Il Etait une Fois – Sorcieres!
Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. Ages 4-8. French. 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. FREE (first come, first served). 514-630-2726. Children will have fun trying to find a very clever witch, named Saba, who has magical candies. ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Oct. 20
Magic Show
Germaine Guevremont Library, 2900 de la Concorde Blvd. E, Duvernay. Ages 6-12. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 450-662-4002. Join magician/illustionist Philippe Theriault for an interactive and funny magic show. biblio.laval.ca

Oct. 20
Puppet Theatre: Verrula

Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall, 176 Lakeshore Rd., Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-8. English. 3 p.m. FREE, passes required. 514-630-1220. The story of a good little witch who turns bad when night falls. With the help of her little mouse friend, she must find a magic potion to break this spell. pointe-claire.ca

Oct. 22
Theatre: Cucurbita et la tarte a la citrouille
Henri-Bourassa Library, 5400 Henri-Bourassa Blvd. E., Montreal. Ages 3-5, with a caregiver. French. Two showtimes: 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-328-4000 ext. 4143. A fun and interactive show to celebrate Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 23
Theatre: Cucurbita et la tarte a la citrouille
Bibliotheque de la MCC, 12002 Rolland Blvd., Montreal. Ages 3-5, with a caregiver. French. Two showtimes: 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-328-4000 ext. 5630. A fun and interactive show to celebrate Halloween. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Theatre: Les Malheurs de Grichette

Salaberry Library, 4170 de Salaberry St., Montreal. Ages 2-7. French. 10:30 a.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. 26
Theatre: Frissons d’Halloween
Bibliotheque de la MCC, 12002 Rolland Blvd., Montreal. Ages 6-13. French. 10:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-328-4000 ext. 5631. Listen to spooky tales about Halloween lore and legends. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26
Theatre: Frissons d’Halloween
Bibliotheque de la MCC, 12002 Rolland Blvd., Montreal. Ages 6-13. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-328-4000 ext. 4240. Listen to spooky tales about Halloween lore and legends. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 26 & 27
Magic Show, Outdoor Cinema & Circus Fun
Laval Nature Centre, 901 Park Ave., Laval. All ages. French. Variety of showtimes – see website for details. FREE. 450-662-4942. Take in a magic show, see an outdoor cinema showing of Toy Story 4, and enjoy an incredible circus show throughout the weekend. laval.ca

Oct. 29
Bach Before Bedtime – Halloween Edition

Salle Claude-Leveille, 175 Ste Catherine St. W., Montreal. Ages 6 & under, with an adult. Bilingual. Three times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. $8-$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. 30
Theatre: Vampirus le Froussard
Pierrefonds Library, 13555 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds. Ages 3-7. French. 10:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-626-1800. Vampirus organizes a party to celebrate his birthday and, instead of bringing gifts, he asks his friends to tell him a scary story. accesculture.com

Oct. 31
Movie: l’Etrange Noel de Monsieur Jack
Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. All ages. French. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-630-2719. Come enjoy a special holiday movie. biblioweb.ville.kirkland.qc.ca

Nov. 1
Movie: Goosebumps
Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland. All ages. English. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-630-2719. Come enjoy a special holiday movie. biblioweb.ville.kirkland.qc.ca

 


SPOOK-TACULAR STORYTIMES

Oct. 26
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. 26
Spooky Tales
Montreal West Children’s Library, 314 Northview St., Montreal West. Ages 3 & up. English. 11 a.m. to noon. FREE for Friends of the Library or $3 per child. 514-484-7194. Come in costume and enjoy some spooky stories and a craft. mwcl.ca

Oct. 26
Storytime & Parade

Pointe Claire Library (Valois Branch), 68 Prince Edward Ave., Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-6, with an adult. French. 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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 & Parade

Pointe Claire Library (Main Branch), 100 Douglas Shand, Pointe-Claire. Ages 3-6, with an adult. English. Two times: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 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. 27
Storytime
St. Henri Library, 4707 Notre Dame St. W., Montreal. Ages 4-8. French. 2 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-2879. Children will have fun trying to find a very clever witch, named Saba, who has magical candies. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 27
Harry Potter Adventures
Langelier Library, 6473 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal. Ages 5-12. French. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-4227. Follow in Harry Potter’s footsteps and take part in an adventure about potions, spells, and making a magic wand. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 29
Pyjama Storytime
St. Charles Library, 1050 d’Hibernia St., Montreal. Ages 5-8, with a caregiver. French. 7 p.m. FREE. Registration required. 514-872-5541. Wear your pyjamas, bring your favourite teddy bear and listen to Halloween stories before bed. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com

Oct. 31
Storytime
Marie-Uguay Library, 6052 Monk Blvd., Montreal. Ages 3-5. French. 10:30 a.m. FREE for library members. Registration required. 514-872-4414. Little ones are invited to listen to stories about witches and ghosts. calendrier.bibliomontreal.com


SPINE-CHILLING SKATING PARTIES

Oct. 26
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. 26
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
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

Oct. 27
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


MYSTERIOUS FUN AT THE MALLS

Oct. 26
Halloween Activities

Promenade Masson, 5349 4th Ave., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. Noon to 3:30 p.m. FREE admission. 514-525-4386. Enjoy a variety of activities throughout the day including a mystery tunnel, face painting, animated stories, and trick-or-treating. facebook.com/events/435103090436456

Oct. 26
Fabulous Pumpkins
Marche Central, 9187 l’Acadie Blvd., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE admission. Enter a decorated autumn wonderland and enjoy pumpkin decorating and exhibition, floral bouquet workshops, seasonal product tasting, DJ music, a Halloween photobooth, candies and more. marchecentral.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Fun
Carrefour de la Pointe, 12675 Sherbrooke St. E., Pointe-aux-Trembles. All ages. French. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. FREE admission. Come in costume and enjoy candy & treat distribution, photobooth, pinata activity, a safety zone and more. facebook.com

Oct. 26
Halloween Activities
Centre Duvernay, 3100 de la Concorde Blvd. E., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. Celebrate Halloween with a makeup workshop, mini-pumpkin decorating and some sweet treats. centrefuvernay.ca

Oct. 26-27
Halloween Labyrinthe
Place Vertu, 3131 Cote-Vertu Blvd., St. Laurent. All ages. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. 514-331-5213. Enter the fantastic labyrinthe of horrors, if you dare, and enjoy a completely crazy scientist. placevertu.com

Oct. 26-27
Haunted House
Les Jardins Dorval, 352 Dorval Ave., Dorval. All ages. Bilingual. Noon to 4 p.m. FREE admission. 514-636-4094. Children of all ages are invited to meet “The Spooktacular Witch” and kids ages 14 & over can take a trip through the haunted house. facebook.com/JardinsDorval

Oct. 27
Halloween Fiesta
Carrefour Angrignon, Central Court, 7077 Newman Blvd., Lasalle. All ages. Bilingual. Noon to 4 p.m. FREE admission. 514-363-9413. An afternoon of face painting, craft workshops, photo booth and much more. carrefourangrignon.com

Oct. 31
Halloween Fun
Galeries des Sources, 3237 Sources Blvd., D.D.O. All ages. Bilingual. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. FREE. 514-421-0401. Activities for the whole family, including crazy scientists, slime, candy, and more. facebook.com/GaleriesDesSources


HAUNTED HOUSES, TRAILS & FORESTS

Oct. 12-27
Haunted House
Laval Nature Centre, North Chalet, 901 Park Ave., Laval. Ages 10 & up. Bilingual. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2. 450-662-4942. Face your childhood fears … clowns, monsters, spiders and more will startle you at every corner. laval.ca

Oct. 19
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. 5:30  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $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/507788236639796

Oct. 25 – 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 15th 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. 26
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. 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. mcgill.ca/morganarboretum

Oct. 31
Haunted House
Loisir & Culture Sud-Ouest, 1055 Hibernia St., Montreal. All ages. Bilingual. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE admission. 514-872-3456. Visit a haunted house on Halloween night. Children under 9 years must be accompanied by an adult. facebook.com

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 with a witch stop, haunted house, treats, Halloween kiosks, hot chocolate and more. 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
Haunting Fun & Candies
Rodolphe-Lavoie Park, 4890 St. Joseph St., Laval. All ages. Bilingual. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE. 450-664-4711. Come dressed in costume to celebrate with neighbours. Fun activities and treats will be offered. laval.ca

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. A lovely witch invites you to visit her house and stop for some hot chocolate and candies. Visit the pumpkin garden and hop on the inflatable ride. ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.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. 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

Nov. 2
Dorval Haunted House Fundraiser

580 Pine Beach Blvd., Dorval. All ages. Bilingual. 4  p.m. to 8 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/2581180995275683


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. Registration required. 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