October is such a stunning time in Montreal. The leaves have transformed into vibrant shades of gold and ruby, the air is crisp, and there are plenty of festive events taking place. Between celebrating the fall harvest and Halloween, there's no time to be bored. To help you with your plans, we've gathered up some fun fall things to do in Montreal this October.

Before the weather gets much colder, you should head to local farms to pick some apples and pumpkins to decorate your home. Other activities you can check out include getting lost in a corn maze with your friends and exploring local fall markets.

For those of you who love Halloween, throughout October there are plenty of spooky activities to discover. La Ronde will transform into a terrifying nightmare taken over by monsters, and it will give you goosebumps. Within the city, you can also test your courage and visit a haunted house that looks straight out of your nightmares. Plus, only a short road trip away is Pumpkinferno where you can see 7000 hand-carved glowing pumpkins.

Here are 14 fall things to do this October in Montreal:

Go Apple Picking

Price: Based on the number of apples you pick

Address: 375 Rang de la Montagne, Mont Saint-Gregoire, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: They offer a huge variety of apples that you can pick.


Visit A Pumpkin Patch

Price: Free entry

Address: 839 Chemin Principal, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: This picture-perfect pumpkin patch is the perfect spot to get a pumpkin for your home.


Test Your Courage At Fright Fest

Price: From $54.99

When: Until October 27, 2019

Address: La Ronde, 22 Chemin Macdonald, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: This October, La Ronde will be taken over by zombies and monsters.


Visit A Terrifying Haunted House

Price: $55 per person

When: Until November 2, 2019

Address: Secret location

Why You Need To Go: This gruesome 18+ Haunted House is something straight out of your nightmares. It's the perfect way to celebrate Halloween. 


Go On A Ghost Tour Of Montreal

Price: $25 per person

When: Until November 2, 2019

Address: 360 St Francois Xavier St, Montreal

Why You Need To Go: Listen to some chilling ghost stories as you take a haunted tour of Montreal.


Pick Your Own Pumpkins & Apples

Price: $3 to enter the orchard

Address: Le Verger Labonte, 2291 Boulevard Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: In addition to picking your own pumpkins and apples, they also have an incredible corn maze to explore ($12.95 plus tax per person to enter).


Get Lost In A Corn Maze

Price: $7.50 plus tax per person

Address: Farm BM Forget, 7901 BC Marcel-Villeneuve, Laval, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: You'll have so much fun trying to escape their giant corn maze.


Road Trip To Pumpkinferno

Price: $18 per person

When: Until October 27, 2019

Address: Upper Canada Village, 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: There are over 7000 hand-carved glowing pumpkins to admire.

 


Drink Apple Cider

Price: Starting at $5 per person

Address: 1130 Rang, La Petite-Caroline, Rougemont, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: You can go on a tour of the cidery and taste some delicious apple cider.


Zipline Over The Colourful Trees

Price: From $70 per person

Address: Tyropark, 400 Mont Catherine Road, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: You can fly over the vibrant fall foliage on this zipline near Montreal.


Visit This Haunted Village

Price: $27.40 per person

When: Until November 2, 2019

Address: Village Quebecois d'Antan, 1425 Rue Montplaisir, Drummondville, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: Test your courage and explore this haunted village near Montreal.


Explore The Gardens Of Lights

Price: From $16 per person

When: Until October 31, 2019

Address: Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal

Why You Need To Go: At night, the gardens look magical with all the glowing lanterns.


Relax At A Cabin

Price per night: From $440 plus additional fees and taxes

Address or Neighborhood: Sainte-Adele, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: It's a peaceful spot to enjoy the colourful leaves.


Stroll Through A Fall Market

Price: Free entry

Address: 138 Atwater Ave, Montreal

Why You Need To Go: Explore all the fall produce and goods for sale at the Atwater Market.

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