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8 Things To Do In Ottawa This Weekend If You Can't Wait For Halloween

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8 Things To Do In Ottawa This Weekend If You Can't Wait For Halloween

Haunting season is here! Between spooky ghost walks and cute pumpkin patches, there are so many things to do in Ottawa this weekend that will get you even more excited for Halloween. So grab your witchiest hats and let the city put a spell on you. 

From the downtown core to small towns just outside of the city, the capital is ripe with fall fun for you to enjoy.

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Whether you want to take a walk through an old historic cemetery or are ready to drown yourself in pumpkin spice lattes, you can do it all right here. 

Saunders Farm has finally put up their huge pumpkin wall so you can get the best fall selfies.

And another farm near Ottawa is hosting a pumpkin fest with haunted houses, corn mazes, and more. 

If you need to satisfy your sweet tooth you can ditch the mini chocolate bars for some truly decadent Ottawa donuts. 

No matter what you get up to this weekend, you’re sure to have a howling good time in the Capital.

Take A Haunted Walk Around The City

Price: $30

When: By reservation

Address: 75 Nicholas St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can go on a guided "bubble" walk around the city exploring haunted places like the famous Ottawa Jail Hostel. If you're brave, enough that is.

Check Out The Pumpkin Wall @ Saunders Farm

Price: $22.60

When: Fridays & Saturdays

Address: 7893 Bleeks Rd., Munster, ON

Why You Need To Go: The wall of pumpkins at Saunders Farm is up and ready for all of your fall selfie needs. And pretty soon, they will be scaring you silly with Frightfest.

Wander Through Historic Ruins In Gatineau Park

Price: Free

When: Daily

Address: MacKenzie King Rd., Chelsea, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: You can wander through these gorgeous ruins that look like something out of an old horror movie.

Take A Historic Cemetery Tour

Price: $15.25

When: Saturday, September 19

Address: 2100 Cabot St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can take a guided tour through the cemetery at Billings Estate while you hear true stories of death, burial, and disease.

Embrace PSL Season @ Morning Owl Coffee House & Parlour

Price: Prices vary

When: Daily 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 229 Armstrong St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: This Ottawa chain location has homemade PSL's so you can satisfy your pumpkin cravings the right way.

Howl At The Moon @ Canadian Museum Of Nature

Price: $15

When: Wednesday-Sunday

Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can let your inner werewolf out under the moon at this Ottawa museum. Just maybe don't howl out loud. There's also a new exhibit here where you can visit a different hanging planet.

Live Your Best Life @ Pumpkin Fest

Price: $13.95

When: Opening Sunday, September 20

Address: 1865 O'Toole Rd., Cumberland, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can score temporary tattoos, get lost in corn mazes, pick your own gourds, and so much more at this pumpkin fest near Ottawa.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth @ Maverick's Donut Co.

Price: $2.25-$3.25 per donut

When: Tuesday-Sunday

Address: Various Ottawa locations

Why You Need To Go: Why wait for Halloween candy when you can sink your teeth into delicious cinnamon swirl donuts?

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