Get spooked at one of Montreal’s creepy haunted houses.
Though there are a multitude of scary activities to participate in this Halloween, there’s nothing more traditional than a haunted house.
From haunted basements to abandoned hotels, here are 7 haunted houses that should be on your Halloween calendar this weekend!
Prepare to scream.
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 22-31, 6-9 pm
Where: 116 Maywood Ave., Pointe Claire
If you want to experience more than just one haunted house, you have to take this tour. The Haunted Downtown Montreal Ghost Walk visits haunted hotels, a creepy church with an alleged resident demon, and other locations where ghosts have been spotted, including the infamous Club Le Cinq. Led by professional actor and storyteller Donovan King, this ghost tour is sure to please ghost hunters, history buffs and Hallowe’en lovers.
When: Various times
Where: Various locations
Malefycia, otherwise known as Montreal’s very own horror festival, is coming to Montreal this October. Taking over the Peel Basin from October 20th until October 31st, Malefycia features everything you need to scare yourself silly. Featuring a Horror Zone, an interactive haunted house experience, performers will act out creepy storylines in a spooky house that is guaranteed to haunt you for quite some time. The Horror Zone will also include a Horror Market selling horror-related merchandise and Halloween-themed food and drink.
When: October 20-31
Where: Peel Basin
The only Haunted Theatrical Experience in the City, Sin: Halloween Haunted House, will guide visitors through a “labyrinth of hellish sins and mortal punishments.” The interactive show will take place at Theatre Sainte Catherine from October 28-30 at 8 pm. Absolutely no one under 18 will be admitted. Prepare to be seriously scared.
When: October 28-30, 8 pm
Where: Theatre Sainte Catherine, 264 Sainte Catherine Street East
The Laval Nature Centres is hosting a family-friendly haunted house at Chalet North. This year’s theme is infected hospital so prepare for smoke, zombies, mental patients, and some scary creatures.
When: October 8-30
Where: Laval Nature Centre, 901 Park Ave.
Strange things are going down in the Morgan Arboretum. On October 29th, trick or treaters are invited walk the orange trail and collect candy from the scary creatures of the forest. Starting at 7:30pm, indulge in the Spooky Sites in the Night Sky event featuring a sky filled with flying ghosts and goblins.
When: October 29, 4-10 pm
Where: Morgan Arboretum, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 150 Pines Rd.
Celebrate Halloween with La Ronde at their annual Fright Fest. Every weekend in October, La Ronde will be transformed into one giant haunted village. Prepare to meet zombies, convicts, and worst of all, clowns. In addition to their usual slew of mazes and haunted houses, 2016 boasts Demon’s Hell, where you’ll be chased by your worst demons, and The Cursed Farm, where a string of people have recently gone missing…If you like being scared on Halloween, then Fright Fest at La Ronde is the place to go.
When: Every weekend in October from 11am until closing, for a full schedule click here
Where: La Ronde, 22 Chemin MacDonald