We are less than two weeks away from Halloween, and all along the St.Lawrence, people are getting ready to be scared!
Tunnel of Terror – Brockville Railway Tunnel
Returning to the Brockville Railway Tunnel is the Tunnel of Terror! This half kilometre walk is different to any other walk through the tunnel – filled with your darkest nightmares, the scariest creatures, and other things that go bump in the night. Tickets are $10 each, and it runs from 6pm to 9pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. The evening Tunnel of Terror walks are NOT recommended for children!
Not brave enough for the evening Tunnel of Terror? Looking for something a bit more family friendly? The Kids Tunnel of Terror should be right up your alley! On Saturday and Sunday afternoon, between 1 and 3pm, children 10 and under will be able to go through a tamed down version of the Tunnel of Terror for $5 each. Parents will be able to attend with their child for $10 and will then receive a bracelet that will give them admission to a nighttime Tunnel of Terror as well.
The proceeds from the Tunnel of Terror event will go towards the Senior Support Services – CPHC and the Brockville Railway Tunnel.
Prescott Zombie Walk – Downtown Prescott
The town of Prescott takes their Halloween celebrations VERY seriously. On Saturday, October 19th from 1 to 6pm, there will be the 4th annual Zombie Walk! Face-painting and trick or treating will be happening on King Street West. There also will be a spooky talent show from 1:30-3:30pm, as well as zombie yoga, a zombie market, and the zombie walk! The Zombie Walk will depart from the Zombie Central (the clock tower) at 4pm, so make sure you’re there with time to spare. All these events will be collecting for the South Grenville Food Bank, so help the undead take a bite out of hunger and get ready for Halloween.
Prescott Town Hall Terror – 360 Dibble St W
While you’re in Prescott, it’s worth sticking around for the Prescott Town Hall Terror! Running on October 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 7pm to 10pm, this spooky walk through the very haunted second floor of the town hall will definitely scare you and get you in the spooky spirit.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children, and donations will also be accepted for the Food Bank to get entered for door prizes.
Pumpkinferno – Upper Canada Village
Pumpkinferno is a great, family friendly event happening every weekend through October at Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg. Over 7000 hand carved pumpkins take over the village, making it feel warm with that eerie Halloween light from the jack-o-lanterns. To learn more about Pumpkinferno, check out our review from the event this year here!
Fort Fright – Fort Henry, Kingston
Fort Henry is entering it’s 12th year of scares with their Fort Fright. Visitors will be horrified as they make their way through the dry-ditch and inner walls of the fort. Admission includes the Fort Fright scares, a coffin ride, the haunted carnival, and then experiences from Haunted Walks, Improbably Escapes and more! Follow the story of Mindset Research as they deal with the aftermath of a failed research project. Researchers conducted tests to see how radiation and technology affect all living things over time. By increasing these levels dramatically, devastating outcomes are witnessed and the project is shut down. However, some of the test subjects have gone missing…
Tickets can be bought online, and general admission is $25 each.
All Hallows Hoedown – Brockville Legion
Looking to combine your love for Halloween with your love for country music? Check out the Brockville Legion on October 25th for the All Hallows Hoedown Halloween Party! Enjoy performances from Country Rocks and Dirty Alibi. There will also be costume contests, red neck games and more! Don’t wait on this one – book your tickets online at 1000 Islands Snapd, or buy your tickets through band members. This party WILL sell out!
Halloween Hullabaloo – Brockville Legion
Back for year six, the Halloween Hullabaloo is back on October 26th! This party is for Halloween lovers, done by Halloween lovers. The organizers go to great lengths to make sure they throw the best party, have the best decorations, and the best music. And of course, there will be a tons of costume prizes and loads of fun.
There will be two great photo ops to make sure your great costume gets the photographic justice it deserves. Ryan James will start off the evening with live music. Abandon Eden will then really kick things into full gear with music from the 60’s to the present. Ohm’s Law will round out the evening with music from the 90s.
Tickets are $15 each, and are available from the Legion, band members, or directly through the Facebook event page.
Thriller: Brownman Ali – Court House Lodge
Jazz and Hip-hop trumpet player Brownman Ali will be leading an all-star quartet through his annual Thriller concert on October 26. Experience the entire “Thriller” recording by Michael Jackson, interpreted and re-worked in a jazz fashion. Costumes and Thriller dance moves are encouraged! Tickets can be bought through Eventbrite or at the venue.
Halloween Activities – Downtown Brockville
Looking for somewhere fun and familiar to go trick-or-treating on Halloween? Downtown Brockville is the place to be! Many of the downtown Brockville shops will be handing out treats, and there will also be a Treat Trunk event where other members of the community will be able to register to give out candies and decorate their vehicles. For more information about the Downtown Brockville Halloween events, check out their website or Facebook Event page.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Brockville Arts Centre
The cult classic is coming to the Brockville Arts Centre on October 31st! Come in costume and be prepared to have a lot of fun.
For those unfamiliar, the Rocky Horror Picture Show is a movie about a newly engaged couple who break down in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr.Frank-N-Furter.
Rule 1: Please be advised, only the following items are allowed in the theatre:
- Flashlight or glowsticks
- noise makers
- rubber gloves
- party hat
Rule 2: DO NOT BRING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING INTO THE THEATRE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:)
- dry toast
- squirt gun
- hot dogs
- ANY FOOD PRODUCT
- rolls of toilet paper
- lighters / open flames
- playing cards
- super soakers
- …and anything else not mentioned in the approved list.
Rule 3: All purses, bags, jackets, and pockets may be searched before entering the theatre. Please leave anything not allowed in your car.
Rule 4: No cameras or recording devices are allowed into the theatre. You may take as many photos as you like before and after the show, but while the film is running, all photography is forbidden.
The theatre reserves the right to confiscate props. Failure to comply will result in ejection from the theatre without a refund.
Tickets can be bought on the Brockville Arts Centre website, and are $10 a person.