Celebrate the Traditions of Halloweens Past at Old Fort Erie

October 16, 2017

Niagara Parks

Heritage staff at Niagara Parks’ Old Fort Erie are busily preparing some fun family-friendly, Halloween-themed events that will leave you spellbound. Start a new Halloween tradition by taking part in the haunted ghost tours of the Old Fort, or enjoy a classic Halloween film, screened in the eerily charming Visitor Centre theatre.

All Hallows’ Eve at Old Fort Erie

350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario
October 21, 27 and 28
Tours at 7:30, 7:45 and 8:00 p.m.
Admission: Adult $12.50, Children (ages 6 to 12) $8.15, Children five and under FREE

Experience Halloween during the War of 1812 era, as Old Fort Erie is brought to life by ghost stories of the fallen soldiers who may or may not remain on Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. Led by the lantern light of your spooky tour guide, explore the old stone walls and dark corners of these historic and hallowed grounds. Be prepared for a fun and frightening evening, ending with refreshments and the annual burning of the Guy Fawkes effigy at 8:30 p.m.

This event is suitable for all ages. Be prepared and dress for any kind of weather. For more information and to purchase your tickets, please visit: www.niagaraparks.com/events or call the Fort at: (905) 871-0540.

Halloween Movie Nights at Old Fort Erie

October 21, 27 and 28 at 9:00 p.m.
Admission: $5.00 or free with paid admission to All Hallows’ Eve

Following the ghost tours and the burning of the Guy Fawkes effigy, there will be Halloween-themed films shown within the Visitor Centre theatre at Old Fort Erie. Films will include the hilarious zombie parody, Shaun of the Dead, on Friday, October 21, followed by two family-friendly favourites on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. Drinks, popcorn and light snacks will be available for purchase.

Featured Movies

Saturday, October 21: Shaun of the Dead (Rated 18A, 2004)
Friday, October 27: Addams Family Values (Rated PG-13, 1993)
Saturday, October 28: ParaNorman (Rated PG-13, 2012)

Niagara Parks

Niagara Parks

The Niagara Parks Commission is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.