Mobile sign in image
Sign in
7 Halloween Events In Ontario Where You Can Explore Magical Trails Of Glowing Pumpkins

There is more to do this spooky season than watching horror movies and eating a bag of candy. You won't want to miss these Halloween events in Ontario, where you can explore magical trails of glowing pumpkins.

Some of them have thousands of carved pumpkins so spectacular you won't believe your eyes. While other light shows, you can stay warm in your car as you drive through a Halloween wonderland.

The next time you are looking for something fun to do, why not visit one of the events below?

Pumpkinferno At Upper Canada Village

Price: $20 per person

When: September 24 – October 31

Address: 13740 County Rd. 2, Morrisburg, ON

Why You Need To Go: This fall, there will be around 7000 carved pumpkins and several new exhibits like The Roaring 20s and Area 51.


Spooktacular Light Show Mississauga

Price: $25+ per vehicle

When: September 30 - November 7

Address: 6845 Millcreek Dr., Mississauga, ON

Why You Need To Go: Along the 2-kilometre road, you'll drive-thru a light tunnel and see tons of illuminated displays.


Pumpkinferno At Science North

Price: $11 for members and $13 for the general public

When: October 2 - October 30 (Friday through Sunday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.)

Address: 122 Big Nickel Rd., Sudbury, ON

Why You Need To Go: Here you can follow the trail with over 3000 pumpkins and then take a seat next to a campfire and listen to spooky stories.


Pumpkins After Dark

Price: $39+ per vehicle

When: September 17 - November 7

Address: 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON

Why You Need To Go: The popular event is back, and this year you can look forward to tons of new displays and over 7000 pumpkins.


Spooktacular Light Show Markham

Price: $25+ per vehicle

When: September 30 - November 7

Address: 1801 Bur Oak Ave., Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: This magical drive-thru festival will have over 1.5 twinkling lights.


Pumpkinferno At Fort Henry

Price: $18 per person

When: October 1 – October 31

Address: 1 Fort Henry Dr., Kingston, ON

Why You Need To Go: It is the first year Pumpkinferno is at Fort Henry, and you'll be able to walk under the starry sky to see the dazzling pumpkin displays.


Halloween Nights Of Lights

Price: $25+ per vehicle

When: October 1 - October 31

Address: 6 Newkirk Rd., Richmond Hill, ON

Why You Need To Go: Halloween Nights Of Lights will be even bigger this year, with animated light displays and a drive-thru Trick Or Treat Lane.


In Ontario, a vaccine passport is required to access some events, services and businesses, including restaurants and bars.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.

Stay Informed
Get Toronto's latest and greatest stories every day straight to your inbox.

If you watch Hocus Pocus on rerun every Halloween, then you'll want to spend every "glorious morning," afternoon and evening exploring these Salem-worthy spots in Ontario.

With Hocus Pocus 2 being released next year, it's the perfect time to get into the spooky spirit by exploring cobblestone streets and historic villages.

Keep Reading Show less

It is time to plan a movie night under the stars. These seven Ontario drive-ins will be playing spooktacular movies this October.

Do you know what is more frightful than watching a horror movie in your living room? Watching the same movie at a drive-in outside of the city, surrounded by darkness where your mind can easily imagine monsters lurking.

Keep Reading Show less

Still unsure what to do this Saturday? Here are seven things to do in Ottawa this weekend if you can't wait for Halloween.

There is so much more to do than just drinking a PSL and going on another hike to see the colourful leaves. There's no need to wait until October 31; you can already have a ghoulishly good time at these not-to-miss events.

Keep Reading Show less

Are you feeling brave? Here are seven haunted houses in Ontario you can visit this October if you dare.

Some of these scare sights will make you feel like you've stepped into a horror movie and aren't for the faint of heart. So if you are searching for something to do this Halloween, why not visit one of these terrifying attractions?

Keep Reading Show less