Happy Halloween! Here’s your roundup of Halloween activities for Thunder Bay families, ranging from sweet to spooky.
The farm harvest activities are winding down too…check here for info so you don’t miss out.
Pumpkin Painting, Vanderwees
Paint your own one-of-a-kind mini-pumpkin. 11am-3pm, free while supplies last.
More info Vanderwees on Facebook
Family Halloween Dance Party, North McIntyre Rec Centre
Games, music, dancing, a costume contest, concessions and more! 5-8:30pm, admission $3.
More info North McIntyre Rec Centre on Facebook
Various Halloween events, Thunder Bay Public Library
October 26 at 2:30pm: The Old Black Witch puppet show at Mary J. L. Black. At Brodie starting at 2:30pm, there’s a showing of Paranorman.
October 27 at 10:30 am: Halloween storytime, sock puppet craft and snacks, ages 5+ at County Park. At Waverley starting at 2:30pm, there’s a viewing of Monsters vs Aliens and making a craft.
October 30 at 10:30am: Halloween drop-in activities at Brodie.
More info www.tbpl.ca and click on Events
Ghosts & Goblins in the Garden, Centennial Conservatory
Come in costume to the Centennial Boo-tanical Conservatory for a scavenger hunt, hot apple cider, baking and more. 1:30-3:30, free.
More info Friends of the Thunder Bay Conservatory on Facebook
Kids Halloween Party, The Finlandia
Kids up to age 11 are invited to come dance, snack and craft at this event. 1-4pm, admission $5 per child, adults accompanying child are free.
More info Finlandia Association Thunder Bay on Facebook
Children’s Halloween Party, West Arthur Community Centre
Open to kids up to age 10, this is an afternoon of costumes, games, crafts, music and dancing. 1-3pm, entry by donation, concessions for sale.
More info West Arthur Community Centre on Facebook
Pints & Pumpkins, Sleeping Giant Brewing Company
SGBC is hosting a family-friendly Halloween party including a pumpkin decorating station and a caramel apple station. 12:30-2:30pm and 3-5pm, $25 for adult ticket (includes a pumpkin, a caramel apple and a pint) and children are free accompanied by an adult.
More info SGBC on Facebook
Symphony Spooktacular, Grassroots Church
Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra playing spooky versions of Halloween songs—what a cool way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Come in costume! 3:30pm, tickets required.
More info www.tbso.ca
Daytime Halloween Party, Maple Tops
Your littles can enjoy Halloween in daylight at this event, which includes lunch, snacks, a costume parade, Halloween crafts, candy toss and more. 10:30am-1:30pm, $12 admission.
More info Maple Tops on Facebook
Malloween, Intercity Shopping Centre
Go trick-or-treating at the mall, where participating stores will be handing out treats. 4-6pm, free.
More info ISC on Facebook
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