5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, October 30

Oct 30 2017, 12:35 pm

There’s a lot happening around town today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events and make this Monday a good one.


What: This October, you’re invited to visit one of the most terrifying haunted houses in Montreal. Back for its third year, Malefycia is even creepier than before, with this year’s theme being ‘Creepy Care Clinic.’ For just under an hour, you can wander through the horrifying rooms where you’ll be forced to deal with frightening scenarios.

Where: Angus Street in Montreal’s Rosemont area
When: Until October 31

The Great Pumpkin Ball

What: Get into the Halloween spirit by attending the Great Pumpkin Ball, where you’ll find hundreds of decorated pumpkins. Attendees will also find pumpkin decorating contests, play zones and lots of other Halloween activities for the little ones.

Where: Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm

La Ronde Fright Fest

What: Fright Fest, is back for another terrifying year. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. The stuff of nightmares lurks around every corner, as the dark of night washes over the park.

Where: 22 Chemin Macdonald
When: Now until October 31

Haunted Montreal Ghost Walks

Explore the spooky history of Mount Royal, Griffentown, and downtown.

Haunted Montreal was created by historian, teacher, actor and Concordia alumnus Donovan King. When Haunted Montreal collects enough ghost stories about one geographical location, it creates a new ghost walk and hires professional actors to dramatize the creepy tales.

Where: Guests must meet at various locations based on the tour they choose. Check website for details.
When: Various dates depending on the tour. Check website for details.

Gardens of Light

What: Every fall, Montreal lights up with beautiful lanterns and it’s truly a beautiful sight to see. The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual Gardens of Light event coincides with one of China’s other favourite festivals, the Moon Festival. This year, Gardens of Light includes a new lighted path through the Botanical Garden’s three cultural gardens, each looking at nature from a different perspective.

Where: Montreal Botanical Garden
When: Now until October 31

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