Halloween Fun in Durham Region

Get ready for Halloween at these frightfully fun events around Durham!

Head to Uxbridge and check out Cooper’s CSA Farm and Maze, plus pumpkin picking, wagon rides, and more! Thurs-Sun until October 27. 266 Ashworth Rd, Zephyr.

Do you love all things Halloween? Are you looking for a way to celebrate the season with your family? Come out to ‘Adventures at the BOO-seum’ at the Scugog Shores Museum Village for a spook-tacular time. Enjoy a fun-filled day of Halloween themed activities. Saturday, October 19th from 11am to 3pm.

Find plenty of FREE family-friendly fun in Ajax at Pumpkinville! Dress in costume and go trick or treating, pick a pumpkin, make crafts, enjoy entertainment, and more! October 19, Ajax Downs Racetrack.

Head to the Cannington Haunted Trail for three scare attractions: Charlie’s Trail, Ward 3, and The Dark! Ages 8+ October 18/19/25/26. $15.

The Simcoe Hall Settlement House in Oshawa is hosting the Great Pumpkin Auction & Haunted House at Watson Manor in Brooklin! October 29, 2 Wessex Drive.

The Pickering Public Library is hosting Killer Library, where teens are invited to enjoy dinner and a murder: Eat the dinner. Solve the murder. Plus a Costume Dance Party for little kids. Click here for times and how to register.  

Little trick or treaters can check out Halloween Haunt at the Kids Safety Village in Whitby from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 2019! The Kids of Durham Region and their parents are all invited to wear their costumes and walk the spooky streets of the Kids’ Safety Village to collect some treats. Free, but donations gratefully accepted.

Firehouse Fright Night is back and the theme for 2019 is the movie IT! Explore interactive, spooky scenes with over 60 live creatures, and the entire event is run by volunteers from your community with all the proceeds go to supporting the Firehouse Youth Centre and the United Way. October 19.

Join the Clarington Museum for Spirit Walks! Stroll through downtown Bowmanville and hear ghostly tales and chilling history. Running October 15th-19th, 22nd-26th, and 29th-30th. Walks start at 7:00pm sharp at the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre. On sale now! Just $12+HST per ticket. Advanced registration required. Get your tickets now as this event does sell out. Contact us at 905-623-2734 or info@claringtonmuseums.com to purchase tickets.

The Teen Advisory Committee at the Ajax Public Library has a frightful idea: Halloween Nook Night Out! Enjoy pizza, games, prizes, snacks and have a dreadful good time!  Don’t forget to dress up and enter the costume contest and then dance the night away to our DJ. October 25 at 6:30. Drop in. Ages 13-19.

Trafalgar Castle School is excited to host the School’s annual Haunted Castle on Friday, October 25! Tour times run from 5:30 – 7 p.m. and 7:30 – 9 p.m. This spooktacular student-led initiative is open to the community and is expected to bring people out from all over Durham Region for an evening of frightening fun! Proceeds from this event will be donated to Make a Wish Foundation. The event will feature a tour through the Castle where behind every door and creaking floorboard fear awaits. Tickets for the event are $10 (+ convenience fee) per person. Purchase your tickets online IN ADVANCE as NO tickets will be available at the door. Due the scary nature of this event, it is recommended for children over the age of 10. Make a donation of a non-perishable food item and receive a ticket for one free snack. All food items will be donated to Simcoe Hall Settlement House.