Halloween Events and Activities in Burlington, Hamilton and Beyond!

Halloween is my favourite time of year. Lawn inflatables, kids in costumes, the controlled fear of watching scary movies all weekend, and of course, mini Snickers bars. So wrapping up this list of local spooktacular Halloween events and activities was my pleasure!

Here’s our perpetually updated Guide to Spooky (and not so spooky) Fun in your neighbourhood. We’ve gathered up Halloween activities and events near Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville and Milton – and beyond! Have an event or activity you’d like to add? Submit the info here and we’ll get it on our list for our readers to check out. Updated for 2021!

 

Everyday!

Pumpkins After Dark is a drive-thru experience this year and it was awesome! New installations were added this year, and the warmth of your car is a bonus! The trail should take you at least 45 minutes so go slow and take pictures of everything like I did! Check out our review here.

Download your free Halloween eBook “Trick or Treat Free for All!” It’s 10 fun Halloween short stories for kids. Get yours here.

October 8th thru October 11th

Boo at the Zoo at Safari Niagara – Starting October 8th from 9am – 4pm for $19.95 plus HST per person for all age groups you can enjoy all Safari Niagara has to offer and much more. Free admission for children who dress up! Make sure to stop at our vendors throughout the park to pick up your candy!

October 8th thru October 31st

Conservation Halton is happy to bring you their annual Mountsberg Halloween Spectacular! Wander through the haunted barn or walk down a lantern-lit path to meet snakes and owls and make a spooky discovery, then take a wagon ride with our ghostly driver through the deep, dark woods or make some memories by the outdoor fire. One of the season’s can’t miss Halloween events! Read about our visit here.

October 8 thru October 29

Download this colouring page from Aldershot Village BIA and submit your finished masterpiece for a chance to win!

Sunday, October 17

Join Councillor Pavan Parmar for a pumpkin giveaway at Fowley Park, Oakville with a special visit from Duran Place for Kids, pumpkins, and treat bags!

Saturday, October 23

Downtown Oakville has a treat for your four-legged friends today! Trick out your dog in costume and wander through downtown Oakville where there will be water and treats provided by the businesses for your furry friends. The Humane Society will be in Centennial Square, and for a $5 donation you can enter the virtual costume competition for the chance to win a $500 gift card to RUFF The Dog Barbershop.

Come by the Ottawa St Farmer’s Market to pick up your FREE pumpkin and enter your creative carving virtually by Saturday, October 30th for the chance to win a bucket of candy!

Saturday, October 23

Food for Life is offering FREE pumpkin & treats. All are welcome to this drive-through, contact-less pumpkin pick-up on Saturday.

Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24

Drive-in to the Burlington Centre for a family-friendly movie! October 23 = Raya and the Last Dragon, October 24 = The Addams Family (2019). Vehicles are welcome to start parking at 5:45 p.m. and the movie will start at 6:30 p.m. Snacks are available for purchase. Restaurants open for take-out.

Join Cineplex for The Great Big Boo! A family-friendly, interactive movie event. Dress up in costume, watch a Halloween musical, and trick or treat afterwards! See your local Cineplex Theatre for details and tickets.

Wednesday, October 27

Splitsville Hamilton invites you to their Halloween night! Come dressed as your scariest ghoul or goblin! Bring in some tasty treats to share! There will be prizes for Wickedest team costume, Wickedest team name, and Wickedest individual costume

Friday, October 29, 30 and 31

Take your vehicle through the Haunted Tunnel at Auto Spa Burlington (or Mississsuaga) and collect your candy bag for the kids & witness our scary scenery! 9 am till 9 pm all 3 days. One of the season’s can’t miss Halloween events!

Saturday, October 30

Downtown Milton hosts Tiny Tots Trick or Treat where kids and families are invited to dress up in their costumes, collect goodies and participate in fun activities downtown. Main Street will be closed between James St. and Martin St. to accommodate participants. This event will be outdoors,

Triple C Farm is hosting Halloween Goat Yoga and if you feel like you need something to make you smile right now, this is a great way to enjoy a gentle yoga flow while hanging out and cuddling with cute and adorable goats!

Visit the businesses on Ottawa St, Hamilton, for their annual Halloween Hunt from 10 am-2 pm on Oct. 30th. Spot the characters in the windows of the merchants between Main St. and Barton St. for a chance to win a spooky candy surprise!

Get dressed up, carve pumpkins, explore EcoHouse’s gardens & surrounding trails, learn about bats, & more. Take home your pumpkin seeds with instructions on how to roast them. Eat fresh, local apples. Take photos at our natural fall photo backdrop. Each family will receive a container of our DIY low-waste playdough (ask us about our virtual workshop)! Be entered to win eco-friendly door prizes at this amazing Halloween activity.

Trunk or Treat at North Burlington Baptist Church. The perfect opportunity for all ages to dress up and enjoy a Pre-Halloween trick or treating. Prizes will be given for creative costumes.

Join the staff at Smile Design Dental at their Stoney Creek East office for some free ice cream!

Saturday, October 30

Visit all 4 stations in Downtown Waterdown and pick up a TreatWALK activity from each. Complete the challenges and hand in your completed card to receive a treat bag (while supplies last). Bring your costumed pets and complete a special challenge just for them and a chance to win a pet gift basket.

Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31

Stroll Downtown Oakville and spot the pumpkins (costumes encouraged!). Share a snap of your favourite creation on social media for the chance to win a $200 gift card.

Join Cineplex for The Great Big Boo! A family-friendly, interactive movie event. Dress up in costume, watch a Halloween musical, and trick or treat afterwards! See your local Cineplex Theatre for details and tickets.

Happy Halloween! Sunday, October 31

Triple C Farm is hosting Halloween Goat Yoga and if you feel like you need something to make you smile right now, this is a great way to enjoy a gentle yoga flow while hanging out and cuddling with cute and adorable goats!

National Service Dogs is hosting a haunted egg hunt for dogs and kids of all ages, so show them your best Halloween Costumes, enter their online costume contest and participate in a drive-thru trick or treat, complete with doggie treat and toy giveaways and lots of candy for the two-leggeds, too!

Flying Squirrel Hamilton  will be celebrating Halloween all day with their neon lights experience. This is the perfect warm up for trick or treating!

Add Your Events

Know of other Halloween activities and events in Hamilton, Burlington or the surrounding area? Share it with us! We include anything that is family-friendly and open to the public. And if you are looking for more great ways to celebrate the spookiest night of the year, just scroll down for some inspiration!

 

 

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