The best part of October?
Pumpkins, leaves, bundling up, and of course hitting up some of the scariest events of the year!
Ok, maybe not the scary ones (depending on how old your kiddos are). But regardless of age, there's some awesome events to get in the Halloween spirit throughout the month, guaranteed for a frighteningly fun time.
Want a night of Halloween DELIGHT? Then join the Halloween Howl for fangtastic family entertainment at the Annual Halloween Howl! Safely trick-or-treat in 12 indoor ghastly galleries, participate in spooktacular activities, make creepy crafts, and have some ghoulish fun!
Where- Manitoba Children’s Museum
When- Saturday October 27th, 6 - 9pm
Come out to the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain to celebrate Halloween a little early this year. Bring the kids, wear a costume (only if you want), and enjoy the games, contests, prizes, dancing, bouncy gym and crafts. Rumour has it there will also be a photobooth and petting zoo at the event. Sounds like a spooky good time!
Where- Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain
When- Sunday October 21st, 1 - 4pm
Expecting to eat a lot of Halloween candy this year, why not run it off as an entire family? The Spooky dash is a family-friendly events where racers can run 3K, 5K, or even a 10K race at beautiful Assiniboine Park. Tickets are $15 in advance, $25 on the day of, and free for children under the age of 4!
Where- Assiniboine Park
When- Sunday October 28th, Races start as early as 8:30 am
Halloween is an exciting time of year here at the corn maze! The maze is golden in colour and rustles in the wind leading you to believe there is something out there. The Haunted Forest begins to moan and groan as the creatures of the Forest come alive to feast on the fall visitors. Enter at your own risk, as the forest will reach out to get your screams. A resident creature will lure you in with their haunting humour. Once in the Forest, there is no guarantee what will happen. Come prepared to be scared!
If this sounds too scary for your little one, visit during the day, there's still plenty of fun to be had.
Where- A Maze in Corn
When- Open through October Thursdays & Fridays 6:30-10:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 3:30-10:30pm
Head to Park City West Community Centre this year to celebrate in style with entertainment and fun for everyone. This year there will be a magic show, special guests and free popcorn, crafts, and treats for all those who pay admission ($5). Children 2 and under are FREE.
Where- Park City West Community Centre
When- Saturday October 20th, 6pm-9pm
This year, wear your costume and get ready for a spooktacular night hike at Halloween at the Hill. There will be face painting, a campfire, crafts, and a haunted forest. To sweeten the deal, the event is FREE! However, for a small fee, Birds Hill Park is also offering up spooky hay rides.
Where- Birds Hill Provincial Park
When- Saturday October 13th, 6 - 9pm
For even more, check out our popular Halloween Events listings- constantly being updated!
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