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Scary Stuff! Halloween in Fredericton

Scary Stuff! Halloween in Fredericton

For the young and young at heart, what other time of year do you get to don your favourite costume, where it becomes socially acceptable to take on the personality of someone or something else!

The great thing about Halloween is that it is for EVERYONE! From little pirates and princesses to adult size pirates and princesses, pumpkin carving and haunted houses, Fredericton has so many choices for all ghosts and goblins.  We have a few things to get your fright on, both for young and old! 

Nightmare on School Street   

Oct 24-27 | Kinsmen Centre, 141 School Street

How about trying this haunted house? Wednesday October 24th from 6:00-9:00pm is the kids only night featuring toned down imagery and kid friendly scares. Cost for this night is $3 for everybody attending.  From 7-10pm the event will be enter at your own peril for high scare. Cost for Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be $10 for anyone age 12 and up, and $5 for kids under 12. 

APEGNB Haunted Tours (Medium & High Scare)

Oct 26: 6-10pm, Oct 27-28, 5-10pm, Oct 29, 6-9pm | Charlotte Street Arts Centre| $10 per person (ages 9+)

The historic Charlotte Street Arts Centre is the perfect setting for the annual Haunted Tour.  The Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB) are the creators of this scary event, transforming the old school into a creepy and terrifying experience.  And this year, they have MORE frights in store with new props and more time spent in the creepy basement! This tour is meant for the very “scare-tolerant!”

APEGNB Haunted Tour

Laboratory of Terror - Haunted Mansion Tour

October 26 & 27, 8pm | The Ville Cooperative, 241 Canada Street

Take a trip through our Laboratory of Terror featuring The Calithumpians Theatre Troupe! 

The Ville's Haunted Tour

Wolokehkitmok presents: Terror Tours

Oct 26 & 27 | St Marys Culture Centre, 35 Dedham St |  Admisson $3 (candy hunt)/$10 (Terror Tours) with Food bank donation

The St Mary’s Cultural Centre is once again bringing you their Haunted House!  For a lower scare experience,  bring the little ones for a fun “Candy Hunt & Low Scare Tour, Oct 27, 3-5pm; the monsters don’t act up until night time (J).  From 7-11pm, Oct 26 & 27 is for  more braver souls who dare to challenge the nightmare this year!
The location is the amazing (and haunting) downstairs of the St Mary’s Cultural, right across from the St Mary’s Supermarket.  

APEGNB Haunted Tour “Low Scare”

Oct 27-28, 10am-5pm| Science East| 457-2340 $5 per person

For kids ages 3 and up, the APEGNB Haunted Tour (Low Scare) offers little ghosts and goblins spooky delights and fascinating sights with the all the intrigue of Science East’s location in the old York County Jail building at 668 Brunswick St. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Calithumpians “Haunted Hikes”  

796A Queen Street

You won’t know whether to laugh or scream (maybe both?)! Take a guided walk through Fredericton’s dark alleys, cemeteries and eerily empty parking lots. Bookings will be based on pre-formed groups. The group rate is a minimum of $360 based $13 per person. You can inquire as to dates at times by emailing Calithumpians@gmail.com or calling their headquarters at 457-1975.  Bwahahahahaha…. 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Mactaquac ScareFair 

October 27, 2-9pm | Mactaquac Provincial Park | FREE (with a food bank donation)

Take a wagon ride through Mactaquac campground, a.k.a.”Booville” – that’s not scary, you say? Well, what was formerly a peaceful, quiet campground has been transformed into zombie walking, chainsaw wielding journey of terror… all you need to gain admittance is a non-perishable food item, oh and dress for the weather as all activities will be outdoors.

Kingswood Entertainment Centre Halloween Bash  

Oct 27, 11am-5pm | Kingswood Entertainment Centre, 1700 Kingswood Way, Hanwell / Free Admission

Tons of activities, including: Best Costume Prizes, Pin the Nose on the Witch, Creepy Ghost Archery, Skeleton Search, Mummy Wrap, and everyone’s favorite, Put Your Hand in the Mystery Jar and much more!

The Running Dead Zombie 5K Fun Run 

October 27, 10:30am | Killarney Lake | Register

Just in case you haven’t had enough of zombies or unknown creatures chasing you through the shadows, this 5K run around Killarney Lake will have you watching out for lurking zombies hiding in the bushes. Runners wear ribbons and are “chased” by a zombie in a “capture the flag” style event.  Zombies are stationed throughout the course in an attempt to get the runner’s ribbon.  Winning the race means crossing the finish line with at least one ribbon.  Good times! 

Trick or Treating at The Northside Market

Oct 27, 9am-4pm | Northside Market, 311 St Mary’s St

What a great way to trick or treat! Visit the vendors at the Northside Market, show off your costume and have some trick or treating fun!

Trick or Treat at the Northside Market

Trunk or Treat & Drive In Theatre 

October 27 | Fredericton Exhibition Grounds
Trunk or Treat: Gates open at 3:00 pm (for the children)

This is a great alternative to traditional trick or treating for Halloween. Instead of kids going door-to-door to get candy, they dress up, or not, and go from trunk-to-trunk in our safe and fun parking lot. 

“Smallfoot” Movie (starting at 6:30pm)
The massive drive-in cinema screen stands 60 feet wide, 40 feet tall and weighs in at over 1000 lbs.
The family feature presentation is “Smallfoot” – rated G for all audiences, starting at 6:30pm. Concessions available.

Fright Night 18+
Take in a Triple bill – 3 movies for one great price! Halloween/Night School/Hell Fest; must be 18+ or 14+ accompanied by an adult. (Under 14 strictly prohibited).
Gates open at 8:30 pm. 

$ 30 per carload - get your tickets

Trunk or Treat Fredericton

Halloween Ball with Pretty in Pink

Oct 27, 9pm | Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market

A favourite Halloween event, where all goblins, ghosts and just plain weird creatures come out of the woodwork to rock with ‘80’s cover band “Pretty in Pink”.  Tickets are $20 in advance at Tony’s Music Box, and $25 at the door.

The Ville Harvest Party

October 27, 12pm-4pm | The Ville Cooperative, 241 Canada Street 

The Ville is throwing a Harvest Party! Come celebrate the end of the season with us with pumpkin smashing, pumpkin carving, a barbecue, fresh apple cider, hot chocolate, face painting, pumpkin bowling, bobbing for apples, and more great fall fun! Bring the whole family to join us in celebrating the season in our gardens! Admission by donation.

Maybee’s Halloween Bash

Oct 28, 7pm | Maybee Brewing Co, 559 Wilsey Road

Milda’s Pizza will be serving up some Halloween inspired pizzas, craft beer, live music, haunted brewery tours and a costume contest!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Trick or Treating! (The Safe Way!)  

October 31, 4-6pm | Brookside Mall

Once again, kids will be able to trick or treat safely and out of the cold by visiting Brookside Mall.  Bring your little goblins to the mall between 4-6 pm and participating retailers will have treats to hand out.

Haunted Stroll on Currie Trail

Oct 26 & 27 | The Currie House Museum - 100 Currie Lane, Fredericton Junction

Come and see the displays and characters on the Currie House Trails. Admission is by donation.

This should keep many a green eyed monster busy this Halloween in Fredericton! So go ahead, dig out the costume and take part in the many events and activities taking place in the region.  And remember kids, share the treats with the adults, cuz they love them too!