The spookiest night of the year is fast approaching but there's still plenty of time for thrills and chills. From haunted houses to ghost encounters to scary movie screenings, there's tons of spine-tingling events happening in and around Halifax Regional Municipality this October.

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Bluenose Ghosts Festival

october 11th-15th & 18th-31st | Alderney landing

Alderney Landing's Bluenose Ghosts Festival is famously home to the scariest haunted house in Halifax Regional Municipality, and this year, it's gotten even scarier! Parental discretion is advised.  The festival has plenty more scares in store, including a family-friendly escape room, a simulated casket ride and more! Tickets can be purchased on site from October 11th-15th & 18th-31st, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Alderney Landing Bluenose Ghosts Festival

Riverbreeze Fear Farm

fridays & Saturdays in october | Riverbreeze Farm, truro

With four haunted houses and two haunted mazes, visitors of Riverbreeze Fear Farm are in for a hair-raising night. Riverbreeze Farm's Fear Farm in Truro is another thrill-seeker favourite. Children under the age of 10 will not be admitted. Purchase tickets online here or with cash at the door.

Haunted House

Hellifax Horror Fest

october 19th-22nd | carbon arc cinema

What's better than watching scary movies during October? Hellifax is an annual horror film festival screening the spookiest feature length films and short films from around the world. The festival takes place at Carbon Arc Cinema in Halifax (1747 Summer Street). Buy your tickets here.

Halloween Movie Concept Director Clapper with cobwebs and skeleton

Halifax Zombie Walk

october 21st, 1pm | Meet at Halifax Public Gardens

Are you looking for a slow-walking good time? Don your best zombie attire and join a parade of terror during the Halifax Zombie Walk. All ages are welcome, participants must be respectful of others. Meeting spot is at the Halifax Public Gardens main gate.

Spooky Zombie Hands

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Hope that's enough to get your heart racing this Halloween! Follow us on Instagram or Facebook for more updates on festivals and events in and around Halifax.

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