Things to do in Ottawa this Halloween!

October 25, 2013 7:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Things to do in Ottawa this Halloween!

As you know, October 31st, or All Hallows’ Eve, is a yearly celebration of the dead!  We are less than a week away from this festive day.  Will you be trick or treating this year with your kids?  Carving pumpkins?  Going to any Halloween parties?  Whatever you do, take advantage and dress up as whatever you want!  Want to be a cute bumblebee, a half eaten zombie, or a sultry sailor, the choice is yours!

Here are a few of the things I will be doing between now and October 31st!

Nature Nocturne: Walk on the Wild Side

Every month the Museum of Nature hosts an evening of dancing, drinks and artifacts!  You are free to explore almost the whole museum! Visit the dinosaurs, checkout the Nature Disaster Wing and then dance the night way to the dj’s tunes underneath a suspended whale!  This upcoming night at the museum is Halloween inspired and you invited to walk on the wild side and reveal your inner animal!

What: Reveal your inner animal
Where: Museum of Nature  (Downtown, Ottawa)
When: 8pm – midnight on Friday, October 25, 2013
Cost: $20
Who: 19 years+
Get more information here

Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Adventure

Moving on to a scarier Halloween event is the chilling tour through Canada’s Cold War Museum, the Diefenbunker.  Rumour has it that 20 years ago on the night of June 21st, 1994, a grave mistake was made when a group a scientists hoped to make a scientific breakthrough.  Dare to travel back in time to that dark, undead night in the labyrinth of the bunker to see what really happened… Will you make it out alive?

What: Zombies
Where: The Diefenbunker (Carp, Ottawa)
When: October 26th, October 27th, and November 2nd (see tour times here)
Cost: Child $10.75, Student $16.75, Adult $18.75
Who: All ages, kids under 12…at your own risk
Get more information here

Haunting Season at Saunders Farm

Visit a farm that is home to many witches, goblins, ghouls and many other monsters. Are you brave enough to venture through the haunted barn?  What about the haunted hayride through the fields and into the woods?  This haunted property in Muster has so much to offer for the whole family.  Spooktacular shows, yummy ticks and treats and more!

What: Night Fright
Where: Saunders Farm (Muster, West of Ottawa)
When: October 25th-26th, October 28th-31st  6pm – 8pm
Cost: $28 or $25 if purchased in advance
Who: All ages
Get more informations here



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