Featuring Montreal's higher profile Halloween 2013 events below, families may also want to peek at Montreal Halloween 2013 events for kids. And consider these top Montreal costume shops for seasonal inspiration.
Montreal Ghost Hunts
A cesspool of haunting legends and ghost sightings, sign up for a ghost walk or ghost hunt and you'll never see Old Montreal in quite the same way again.
When: October 25 to October 31, 2013
Where: Old Montreal, Old Montreal; Place d'Armes or Champ-de-Mars Metro.
Cost: admission info here
"Deployed inside 10 forty foot containers, PEUR DÉPÔT is a unique attraction proposing two distinct thematic itineraries: "Urbania" and "Claustrophobia." By means of carefully crafted sets, visual and sound effects, projections and animation, the visitor is drawn into hair raising if not nightmarish motion picture like universes, stirring up deep seated fears in the collective imagination. Haunted hotels, malefic forests, dark underground tunnels full of creepy crawlers: each of the 10 trails has its own surprises for you to discover at your own risk! The approximate duration of the experience is 25 minutes (for both circuits)."
When: October 4 to November 3, 2013
Where: Carrefour Angrignon (map). Cost: $13 for one itinerary, $19.66 for two, half-price Wednesdays, $16.66 for itinerary Halloween night, $23.32 for two.
Fright Fest at la Ronde
"... La Ronde morphs into a truly scary venue with its different activity zones. The traditional, ever-popular Haunted House will be back to scare visitors out of their wits!"
When: October 5 to October 27, 2013
Where: La Ronde (map). Cost: Admission details.
Costume Swap Day
"It's National Costume Swap Day! BYO-Halloween themed costumes, jewellery, accessories, shoes, bags & just about anything else that you no longer wear (clean and in good condition of course). Clothing will be sorted, folded, & hung so people can claim whatever they'd like. Anything remaining by the end of the evening will be donated to a local charity. Tea, coffee & cookies will be served for your enjoyment while you browse."
When: October 12, 2013
Where: Galerie 1507 at 1507 Docteur Penfield (map)
Montreal Zombie Walk
Be a zombie for the day. Join a zombie procession scheduled to grunt, moan and limp through the streets of Montreal in honor of Hallow's eve. Missed the walk? Check out these photos.
When: October 19, 2013
Where: route details here
Gardens of Light
An annual event at the Botanical Garden, try to schedule your visit around sundown to enjoy the lanterns as they light up dark skies.
When: every day 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. September 6 to November 3, 2013
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden
Cost: same price as admission to the Botanical Garden.
View a slew of spine-tingling made-in-Quebec horror flicks on the big screen.
When: October 11 to October 26, 2013
Where: various venues
Cost: admission varies by event, $40 plus service charge grants access to all events
Mount Royal Cemetery
Visit the dead on Halloween. Mind you, the grounds aren't particularly nightmare-inducing unless you count the half-hidden Molson Mausoleum, but the view and the foliage are spectacular.
Where: Mount Royal Cemetery
Catch a Live Show
Maybe you'd rather forgo the trouble of assembling a costume and catch a concert instead.
When: through October 2013
Where: various venues
Cost: admission varies by show
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show Live
The classic musical performed live.
When: October 23 to October 26, 2013
Where: Mainline Theatre, 3997 St. Laurent, corner of Duluth; Sherbrooke Metro (map).
Cost: $15 to $20
"The Montreal Incognito masked ball is a chic way to celebrate Halloween and also a great networking opportunity. On the agenda: a classy crowd and ambiance, open bar, great beats from internationally-known DJ Puppa Sacha, a silent auction to treat yourself to one of the fabulous auction prizes up for grabs, and so much more! A formal look is required so dress to impress, slip on your mask and come celebrate incognito with us!"
When: October 25, 2013
Where: Entrepots Dominion; St. Henri Metro (map).
Cost: $100 in advance, $120 at the door, includes open ba
The Creepiest Haunted House of All: Fin
Dubbed "the only haunted theatrical experience in the city," Fin is an adult-themed labyrinth, a guided "house of haunt" in its 6th year of production, promising a "psycho-sexual treat for the senses and the senseless." Watch clip from last year's edition.
When: October 30 to November 2, 2013
Where: Théâtre Ste. Catherine, 264 Ste. Catherine East, corner of Ste. Élisabeth; Berri-UQAM Metro (map)
Cost: $20 "to get OUT"
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