2016 Halloween events for families in Burlington range from local themed parties, festivals, games and more to help make this year scary, fun and memorable for all. For more Halloween family fun, check out Halloween events happening in Milton and Halloween events happening in Oakville.
These events are another great excuse to wear costumes and enjoy the spirit of Halloween. Burlington kids and parents can look forward to the following fun, maybe a bit frightening but exciting Halloween activities. Even though Halloween falls on a Monday this year, there are still plenty of events for families to enjoy!
Halloween Events For Burlington Kids
Harvest Festival – All weekends in October up until October 30
Visit Springridge Farm from 10 am – 4 pm for autumn entertainment including wagon rides, a corn trail, giant sandbox, professional puppet show, spooky Boo Barn and the Fun Farm Yard. Admission is $12 per person (including HST) ages for 2-92.
Ghost Walks – October 14, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31
Delve into the supernatural as you explore the haunted places in Burlington on a family friendly walk. You will explore 200 years of history in the 2 hour walking tour. Reserve a spot in a scheduled walk or book your own private tour.
Camper Halloween – October 14/15 & October 21/22
Trick or Treat around the Bronte Creek Campground, where ghosts and goblins will go from site to site instead of door to door. Call to reserve your own site to decorate. Don’t miss a guide walk where you’ll find creepy creatures and hear coyotes howl!
Halloween Spooktacular – Saturday October 22 & Saturday October 29
All ages are invited to explore haunted car barn and ride the creeky rails at the Halton Radial Railway. Then, enjoy some hot apple cider & scary snacks. You’re invited to wear your costume. Reservations not required. Tickets sold at the door. Last car ride departs Rockwood Station at 9:20pm.
The Great Pumpkin Trail – Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21
Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens for a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns will light your way while you enjoy live entertainment, face painting and pumpkin-themed activities. Walks begin every 10 minutes from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Adults cost $16 and children (aged 3-12) cost $9. Register online.
Spooktacular – October 8-10, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Visit Mountsberg Conservation Area from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm for lots of Spooktacular activities. The Barn has been transformed into a creepy place to play and explore! Visit the Pumpkin Discovery Hunt and Pumpkin Hay Play Area. Families will also love the face painting, pumpkin carving, bird & snake shows, and the beautiful trails. Don’t forget to wear your costume and receive a free hot drink! Regular admission fees apply.
Pumpkin Sunday – October 23
Westfield Heritage Village presents a fun event for the whole family, especially the little ones! Featuring pumpkin-themed games, demonstrations, crafts and activities. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Trick or Treat at Mapleview Mall - Wednesday October 26
Watch your little pirates, princesses, and phantoms light up like pumpkins as they dash from store to store. A classic trick or treat! It runs from 6pm – 7pm.
Haunted Halloween – October 28 & 29
Something curious is happening in the village! Find out what as you explore the village by moonlight and lantern light. This is a family friendly event with something for all ages.
Halloween Weekend Camping – Friday October 28 to Sunday October 30
Bring your costume for their costume parade and make some spooky crafts to bring home. Gather by the campfire for a not too scary Halloween story.
Treats In Our Streets – Saturday October 29
Downtown Burlington Businesses will open their doors to trick-or-treaters from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Treating stops will be highlighted on maps, featuring Activity Centres along the way.
Have a fun and safe Halloween Burlington!