Halloween at Ontario Parks

Halloween 2018 at Ontario Parks

By the pricking of our thumbs, something wicked this way comes…

We’ve got tons of haunted Halloween events coming up this month! And don’t forget to check out events page for late-breaking additions.

Will you be visiting the ghosts of campers past this October?

Note: If you decorate your campsite for Halloween this year, please respect the natural environment of the park and remember to remove all your decorations and litter when festivities are over.

Inverhuron Provincial Park – Camper Halloween

Skeletons at picnic table with lantern Halloween

Spend the weekend at Inverhuron celebrating Halloween! You can decorate your site and carve your own pumpkins.

Kids can dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground at dusk. When you’ve had enough trick-or-treating, you can return to your site for a family campfire and spooky stories!

September 28 – September 30, 2018

Sauble Falls Provincial Park – Camper Halloween

RV decorated for Halloween

The Sauble Falls Camper Halloween will feature everything you love about Halloween! Our campers can decorate their sites, carve (your own) pumpkins and take the kids trick-or-treating around the park at dusk.

Don’t forget to make sure someone stays behind at your site to hand out treats!

September 28 – September 30, 2018

Turkey Point Provincial Park — Halloween Haunt Weekend

Campsite decorated for Halloween with pumpkin in front of tent trailer

Start off the weekend by decorating your site to join in the festivities! Make sure you sign-up for the the pumpkin carving and site decorating contests.

On Saturday, create a pumpkin masterpiece and have a chance to win a prize; then join the family fun, dress-up and trick-or-treat through the campgrounds!

October 5-8, 2018

Balsam Lake Provincial Park — Trick-or-Treat Balsam Halloween

Trick or treaters in Lakeshore Campground on thanksgiving weekend

Halloween comes early at Balsam Lake! Join us for trick-or-treating in the campgrounds on Saturday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm! Be sure to wear your Halloween costume and bring candy to share.

Other events throughout the Thanksgiving weekend including a campsite decorating contest, pumpkin carving and fall hikes.

October 6-7, 2018

Port Burwell Provincial Park — Fall Harvest Festival

Join us for a hike on the Ravine Creek Trail on Saturday morning and hear voices of the past whispering in the trees. We’ll also discover some of the mysterious and shadowy creatures that hide in the woods.

Then, bring your pumpkin carving supplies to the Interpretive Centre and we’ll supply the pumpkins to make a spooky jack-o-lantern to put on display at your site for the campsite post decorating contest!

October 6-7, 2018

Rock Point Provincial Park — Halloween Howl

RV decorated for Halloween

There will be an afternoon full of activities, games and fun and we will round out our day with a Costume Campfire and some trick-or-treating.

We hope you will join us for a howling good time!

October 6, 2018

Point Farms Provincial Park — Halloween/Thanksgiving Weekend

Picnic table set up with halloween decorations

Come join the fun at Point Farms’ Halloween/Thanksgiving weekend. Activities include a site decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, chili & baked goods cook-off, scavenger hunt, and trick-or-treating.

Book early to avoid disappointment!

October 6, 2018

Rondeau Provincial Park — Get Eerie on Lake Erie!

Rondeau staff in their Super Mario themed Halloween costumes

Come enjoy a beautiful autumn day at Rondeau’s Halloween Festival! There will be a pumpkin carving contest, a costume contest, and much more!

Call the park Visitor Centre for details — (519) 674-1750! Event runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

October 6, 2018

Wheatley Provincial Park — Halloween in the Park

Campsite decorated for Halloween

Wheatley’s Halloween celebration will feature trick-or-treating around the park for kids.

Adults can come see the awesome decorations and hard work our wonderful campers put into making this event special.

October 6, 2018

Emily Provincial Park — Halloween Haunt Weekend

Six kids hold jack-o-lanterns up

Spend Thanksgiving weekend at Emily and join in on the spooky festivities.

Start off the weekend by decorating your site, and join us on the haunted walk (if you dare!).

On Saturday, participate in the pumpkin carving contest to win prizes! Finish your stay by trick-or-treating through the campgrounds with friends and family, and be sure to stop by the gatehouse!

October 5-6, 2018

Bronte Creek Provincial Park — Camper Halloween Weekend

campsite decorated and family having supper getting ready for camper halloween - trick or treating.

Come out to the Friday campfire to learn the history and traditions of All Hallows Eve or “Halloween.” Enjoy stories, games, music, and more!

Make sure to decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize. The kids can dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls, and coyotes!

October 19-21 or October 26-28, 2018

MacGregor Point Provincial Park — Witches in the Woods

Graveyard scene at Macgregor

A fun-filled Halloween weekend in the park! Come and enjoy some spooky interpretive programs, enter the campsite decorating and pumpkin carving contests, go trick-or-treating in the campground, and more!

October 12-14, 2018

Craigleith Provincial Park — Shivers on the Shale

Halloween decorations skulls and bones in the leaves.

Get your scare on this weekend with trick-or-treating, costume and campsite decorating contests, terrifying ghost stories, pumpkin carving, spooky scavenger hunts and a haunted picnic shelter!

Join park staff for a horrifying and haunted weekend. Make your reservation soon, as we are filling up fast!

October 13-14, 2018

Pinery Provincial Park — Halloween Weekend

Jack-o-lantern guy, sitting on a camping chair outside of a tent

Experience autumn camping in Riverside Campground with a spooky theme!

Join park naturalists throughout the weekend for special Halloween-themed interpretive programming.

Learn to differentiate between spooky myths and facts, decorate your campsite, participate in campground trick-or-treating, or decorate a scarecrow using natural objects from your campsite. Prizes will be awarded for the best campsite!

October 19-21, 2018

Algonquin Provincial Park — Haunted Halloween Weekend

urt decorated for Halloween in Mew Lake

The fun begins on Friday night with Haunted Tales from the Camboose Shanty!

On Saturday afternoon, join us at the Visitor Centre where a park naturalist will guide you through a collection of animal skeletons. Mew Lake Campground will feature pumpkin carving, campsite decorating, and costume contests with awards given for many different categories!

Everyone is invited to participate in trick-or-treating among the campsites on Saturday night, and later, for a howling good time at the nearby Old Airfield with a wolf howl.

October 26-27, 2018 (Mew Lake Campground, KM 30.6)

Don’t see your favourite park listed?

Some parks are celebrating October with night hikes, owl prowls and other spooky events. Stay tuned to our events page or look for the park on social media.

Tweet us your haunted parks pictures using hashtag #CamperHalloween.

Happy haunting!