From a fashionable halloween party to the legendary Rocky Horror Picture show, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.
What: Are you a fan of this cult classic? Well whether you are or not, watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Halloween is a must. Lucky for you, Montreal does Rocky Horror justice at the annual Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Ball. The show takes place at the Imperial Cinema and features a screening of the original movie while a large cast of actors performs live on stage. As per usual, audience participation is actively encouraged. Tickets to this Montreal institution are just $17.95 ($19.95 at the door).
When: October 31 at 8 and 11 pm
Where: Cinema Imperial, 1430 Rue Bleury
What: The Smitheman Family Haunted Yard is the spookiest attraction in the West Island. Entrance is by donation and all proceeds go to the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Prepare to be scared out of your wits by the incredible decor at this haunted attraction. There will be swamp monsters, werewolves, ghosts, mummies, witches, and of course, lots of candy.
When: October 31, 6 to 9 pm
Where: 116 Maywood Ave., Pointe Claire
What: For two weeks in October, ExpoRail is going to be completely transformed. Filled with bats, spiders, ghosts, and skeletons, ExpoRail is celebrating Halloween in all its glory. In addition to the fun decor (yes, they’ll even be decorating the trains), you are invited to participate in arts and crafts workshops such as the making of a Halloween mask.
When: Now to November 1
Where: Exporail, The Canadian Railway Museum, 110 St. Pierre St.
What: Dulcedo Managment and École Privée come together this Halloween to bring you a one of a kind experience. The theme is “McQueen vs. Galliano” so make sure you recreate a fashion moment by one of these legendary and iconic designers with your own personal flare. Expect the unexpected!
When: October 31
Where: École Privée, 1 Rue Milton, Montreal
What: The Montreal Botanical Garden is back at it with more Halloween-themed fun. Once you’ve finished gazing at the Gardens of Light, be sure to head on over The Great Pumpkin Ball. Filled with Halloween games and shows for the whole family, this year’s event includes a squash kiosk, pumpkin-decorating competition, Little Monster’s courtyard, and a show starring Pepo citrouille. It’s sure to be an event to remember!
When: October 31
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est