2021 Windsor Essex Halloween Guide

In accordance with the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen indoor  and outdoor events must operate at a reduce capacity, and guests must be socially distanced. Please contact the event organizer directly for accurate hours and event status.

Friday, October 1 to Sunday, October 31

A guide to all the ghoulish adventures, scares, and fun to be had this Halloween season in Essex County.

Olde Amherstburg Ghost Tour

Join the adventure on this Mobile Walking Tour Available at any time. With tales of haunted museums, child apparitions, rum runners, and one of Canada’s most famous naval battles – this tour will explore the sinister stories and hair-raising history of one of Ontario’s most historic towns. Peer into the past, see inside notable buildings, and bring ghosts to life before your very eyes. Featuring 13+ ghostly stories with haunting illustrations by Nick Marinkovich, more than 30 historical reference photos, and 360 degree photography of building interiors.

Tour includes: GPS guidance, audio narration, illustrations, historical image galleries, augmented reality ghosts, 360 degree virtual tours, 3D model recreations, selfie with a ghost, musical score

519-730-1309, visitamherstburg.ca
Start Location, Gordon House, 266 Dalhousie


Every Friday and Saturday night in October until All Hallows Eve. Climb aboard our large 15 person canoe, the Canard Queen, and leave the paddling to us. Feel the history and glory of River Canard in darkness. Hangings, Native Burial Sites, The story of Chief Tecumseh, The heroic history of Hancock and Dean, River witches, Get acquainted with the pivotal role of River Canard Bridge in the War of 1812, Explore local legends and unexplained events.

History, Mystery and more…… Call to book ahead.

8 pm, $25 per person
519.978.3672, www.rivercanardcanoe.ca
9407 Malden Rd., Windsor

Scare House Windsor

Sept 17 – Oct 31
Thousands of square feet of terror! Boasting more than 20,000 square feet of the things you only thought existed in your nightmares. Scarehouse will lead you through your darkest fears, and confront your every demon. Allow us to torture each of your senses in a way that will oddly leave you wanting more. Visit Scared Evil, the Zombie Maze, and Haunted Darkness! You can even enjoy a 90 minute VIP private themed immersive dining experience in one of 4 themed rooms!

7 pm – 11 pm, See website for price packages
519.981.EVIL (3845), www.scarehousewindsor.com
1441 McDougall St., Windsor

Scaredy Cat Haunted Barn & Corn Maze

Ghoulishly good fun, our haunted barn is always a crowd-pleaser. Ticket sales for the Scaredy Cat Barn start at 10am at the admission tent or the apple wagon. The Scaredy Cat Barn runs Friday-Sunday and PA Days from 10am to 5pm(Lights are on. No live actors). Tickets are $5 (not included in general admission). Suitable for families with children 6 years old and up.

Corn Maze: The other night six farm animals snuck into the house and stole farmer Joe’s apple pie. He chased the animals into the corn maze and needs your help finding their tracks. Think you can find out who stole farmer Joe’s pie?

10 am – 5 pm
519.326.5282, www.thiessenorchards.com
Thiessen Orchards – 400 Talbot Rd. E., Leamington

Windsor Zombie Walk

Oct 16, 2021. Windsor Zombie Walk is Back!!!! The Dead gather at 5:30 PM at ScareHouse Windsor and the Walk begins at 6:30pm. We only ask for a donation of 1 canned good per person. Prizes for best zombie, zombie couple, cutest ‘lil zombie, best survivor team

6:30pm, canned good donation
Facebook.com:Windsor Zombie Walk
ScareHouse: 1441 McDougall St., Windsor

Halloween on Broadway -Toldo Pop Series

Oct 30 at 7:30pm; Oct 31 at 2:30pm
The Windsor Symphony Orchestra presents Halloween on Broadway. Award-winning Broadway musicals and film scores are a treasure trove for this Halloween concert. Remember the music in Psycho, one of Hitchcock’s scariest films…or the music filled with suspense, intrigue, and humour from the cult-classics Rocky Horror Picture Show and Little Shop of Horrors? How about Sondhiem’s haunting music from Sweeney Todd? This is the perfect program for Halloween!

Tickets: $75 This event is sold as part of a package. Please purchase the Toldo Pops Package (in-person package or digital package)

Crock-A Doodle

Enjoy the fun of pottery painting in our bright and cheerful studio. Halloween and Thanksgiving themed items available. A special place to gather with family and friends for art activities and every day fun.
Open 7 days a week
Drop in’s Welcome, Reservations Recommended
519.967.1020, crockadoodle.com
4371 Walker Road, Windsor

Swinging Soap Co

Enjoy some spooky soaps and bath bombs for the Halloween season.
226-346-4468, swingingsoaps.com
2001 Provincial Rd, Windsor

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The information provided in this Guide is for informational purposes only and is based upon sources believed to be accurate and reliable, and we have exercised reasonable care to assure the accuracy of the information. You are responsible for confirming the date, time, price, venue, and details of a listing by contacting the appropriate organizers directly.


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