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Halloween Hauntings (and other non-spooky options)

This October get into the Halloween spirit with a number of activities that range from family-friendly to thrills ‘n chills. The festivities have already begun, but if you plan it right, you may be able to take part in all, or nearly all, of the scary options.

Stingers Scare

Stingers Indoor Paintball
Fridays and Saturdays in October from 8-11pm
$10 + non-perishable food item

Zombies have taken over the world and you have to find the doctor. You will be armed with limited ammo low-impact paintball markers to hold off the zombie hoards as you approach the secret research facility, which you will have to explore unarmed before trying to escape. Find out more

Haunted Walk on Temperance Lake

Temperance Lake Road, Athens
Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7-10pm

Annual haunted walk on Temperance Lake. New additions this year include the zombie garage and insane asylum. Haunted Walk on Temperance Lake


Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg
September 30-October 30, Thursday to Sunday (see website for specific dates and times)

Walk through Upper Canada Village as it is transformed by nearly 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins aglow in themed installations. 2016 showcases a number of new exhibits and tour enhancements. Find out more.

Pop-Up Escape Room: Library Art Heist

Brockville Public Library
October 18-30

Your elite team of code-breakers and puzzle-solvers has been selected to help search a local art dealer’s office for clues that will lead you to the location where stolen Library art is about to be sold. Can you find the location in time to alert the police and catch the thief red-handed? Find out more and check availability

Zombie Run

Mac Johnson Wildlife Area
October 23, 9-11am

Brockville is being overrun by Zombies and its time for you to run for your life. But don’t worry there are ways to save yourself. Outrun the zombies, make it to the finish line and you will be decontaminated. Sign up

Movies in the Dark

Stingers Indoor Paintball Find out more
October 28
free with a donation to the food bank

6pm Hotel Transylvania 2
9pm Dawn of the Dead

Halloween Masquerade

Spencerville MIll
October 28, 8-11:45pm
$12 each or $20/couple

Keep ghouls and ghosts off kilter at the atmospheric Spencerville Mill by dancing the night away with DJ Gerry Zwarts. Buy tickets

Spirits of the Mill

Old Stone Mill, Delta
October 29, 7pm

Is Delta’s Old Stone Mill Haunted? A guide will lead you to the Old Stone Mill and attempt to contact and introduce the spirits. Return to the Old Town Hall to enjoy a spooky story or two and some very ghostly refreshments. Find out more

Halloween Hullabaloo

Stingers Indoor Paintball
October 29, 7pm

Enjoy 4 great bands including the Lost Boyz, Loaded Six String, Cherished Inferno and Elatus. Many costume prizes to be given out and includes the ‘Stinger Scare’ horror walk through. Find out more

Spooky Halloween Bash

1000 Islands Mall
October 31, 5-7pm

Enjoy Halloween indoors at the 1000 Islands Mall with indoor trick or treating and a costume contest. Find out more