Friday Night Frights Return to Old Fort Erie

June 11, 2019

Niagara Parks

  • Popular ghost tours of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield return Friday, June 7

Fort Erie, ON – The hallowed grounds and detailed architecture of Niagara Parks’ Old Fort Erie will take on a more haunting tone as its popular Friday Night Frights ghost tours return this summer, beginning on Friday, June 7 at 9 p.m.

Visitors will step back in time as they are exposed to the frightening and entertaining tales of the ghosts of soldiers past, who remain on Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. Follow a guided tour by lantern light through the winding pathways of the Old Fort after dark, where costumed interpreters will help bring to life the stories and secrets of the many British, American soldiers and First Nation warriors who perished at Old Fort Erie.

Friday Night Frights ghost tours offer family fun for visitors of all ages. The cost of admission for the 30-minute tour is $7.50 per person and children five years and under are free. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the tours will depart from inside the Welcome Centre beginning at 9 p.m. There are two additional ghost tours scheduled to take place this summer at Old Fort Erie: July 12 and August 16. For more information or to reserve your tickets online, please visit niagaraparks.com/frights.

Old Fort Erie is located at 350 Lakeshore Road in Fort Erie, Ontario. This War of 1812 national historic site is a scenic 20-minute drive south of Niagara Falls and is close to the Peace Bridge for visitors entering Canada from Buffalo, New York. The Welcome Centre, grounds and the main floor rooms of the Fort are all wheelchair accessible.

For more information, please visit niagaraparks.com or contact:

Tony Baldinelli, Senior Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
(905) 356-2241 ext. 2206

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.