2023 Guide to Manitoba's Most Haunting Halloween Events

Posted October 06, 2023 | Author Breanne Sewards

For those who seek heart-pounding excitement and a shiver down the spine, Halloween in Manitoba beckons with a plethora of chilling events that delve deep into the world of the uncanny and unsettling.

From the undead and malevolent spirits to bloodthirsty vampires and eerie jesters, you'll encounter something (or someone) to send shivers down your spine this October in Manitoba. We recommend checking open hours for each spooky attraction and buying advance tickets when possible!

Haunted Forests, Walks and Mazes

Six Pines Haunted Attractions

Six Pines Haunted Attractions is the place to go this Halloween for a variety of spook-tacular events! During the daylight hours, the attraction is family-friendly with an interactive experience that has you solving the enigma of Lulu’s Mystery Estate with characters Zombie Scoobs and Zombie Shags! There is also a daytime Ghoul Haunt, where you can explore the haunted attractions by flashlight with a less intense atmosphere without actors.

As the sun lowers below the horizon, enter at your own risk to wander through the Extreme Fear by Night haunted attractions. This year’s haunt includes Psycho Killers, Ground Zero, Lulu’s Mystery Estate, the Insane Asylum and the Barn of DOOM!

Haunted Forest
A Maze in Corn, St. Adolphe

Get a chill down your spine at the Haunted Forest at A Maze in Corn. While getting lost in a corn maze is already a tried-and-true fall tradition, this attraction kicks things up a notch with a creepy forest that comes alive at sundown.

Terror on 12

Prepare yourself for an unforgettably hair-raising Terror On 12 experience! It’s time to put your courage to the test with new and unexpected twists and freakishly frightening features as you attempt to make your way across the haunted estate for an interactive ghostly adventure.

The Forbidden Forest
Deer Meadow Farms

Head to Deer Meadow Farms to take the Haunted Hayride to the entrance of the incredibly eerie Forbidden Forest, where your frightmare begins. Be prepared to see 20+ horrifying sets that include Scareoke/DJ in the Wild West, Stone Church, Victorian Mansion and more! Plus, grab a special Halloween cocktail from the Blood Bar and warm up around the firepit.

Heebie Jeebies

Heebie Jeebies might just be the most frightening 20,000 square feet that you'll ever walk through. Catch a glimpse at a variety of horrifying creatures in 5 mazes, including The Hollows, Cell Block 13, Bunker Z and more. You can also play carnival games, enjoy free hot chocolate, food trucks (including The Meltdown - Deep Fried Cheese Curds, mmmm), bonfires, unlimited maze re-entry and tons of creepy photo ops.

Secord Corn Maze

After Thanksgiving, the goblins and ghosts and demon clowns take over this winding corn maze! The young and faint-at-heart can enjoy Halloween displays during a daytime tour while the brave can take their chances with the goblins and ghouls of the corn with After-Dark-Haunted-Maze-Tours!

Murray's Haunted Maze
Boonstra Farms, Stonewall

Be prepared to get lost in a twisted maze of fear at Boonstra Farms! Depending on the timing of your visit, admission includes a hayride, petting zoo, playground and the Tower of Terror and the Black Hole. How ominous!

King Korn Maze, Notre Dame de Lourdes

Enter into a world of Nightmares in the barn at King Korn Maze. The walk-through haunted house beckons horror like no other, leaving you with your worst nightmares!

Haunted Forest
Lucky Break Ranch, Rivers

Find your way to the Haunted Forest at Lucky Break Ranch, where you’ll find an array of activities for the season including carnival games, pumpkin carving, an outdoor movie and so much more.

Terror Garage Haunted House
10 Brendalee Bay, Winnipeg

Terror Garage Haunted House is back on select dates at the end of October, with 5 rooms of horror including live actors! Best of all, the haunted attraction is FREE for admission with donations accepted for CancerCare Manitoba!

Creepy Carnivals

Boo at the Zoo

Witchy Wonderland

Witchy Wonderland
Red River Exhibition, Winnipeg

Enjoy some “not-so” frightful fun with the whole family at the Witchy Wonderland! Hop aboard the scary-go-round, catch a lift on the haunted hayride, grab a tasty treat from one of their food vendors then wander through ghoulish displays and take in a variety of eerily entertaining performances.

Boo at the Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg

It’s the most spook-tacular time of year! A journey through Boo at the Zoo takes you on a mystical adventure that includes rides, games, special performances and spooky displays that are fun for all ages.

Ghostly tours

Prairie Dog Central

Ghost Tours and Investigations
Square Peg Tours, Winnipeg

Join tour guide Kristen Treusch and visit some of Winnipeg's most haunted and mysterious locations on a walking tour. You'll hear spooky tales along the way, with some tours even offering the opportunity to do a paranormal investigation by dark.

Walking Tours After Dark
Winnipeg Ghost Walk

Learn about Winnipeg's ghostly past with an after-dark tour experience that was developed by Matthew Komus, author of Haunted Winnipeg and Haunted Manitoba. There are two tours to choose from in 2023: Exchange District Ghost Walk Tours and Pedal Power Ghost Tours.

Winnipeg Spooky Tours
Socina Travel and Events, Winnipeg

Enter the epicenter of the paranormal on a tour with Socina Travel! This three-hour tour begins in the Exchange District and continues downtown where you will visit haunted masonic temples, hotels, and Winnipeg’s most notorious jail.

Howlin’ Halloween Express or Igor’s Spooktacular Brunch
Prairie Dog Central Railway, Winnipeg

All aboard for a family friendly Howlin’ Halloween Express or PD’s Spooktacular Lunch train ride! Your ticket includes freshly prepared hotdogs, a bag of chips and a hot or cold drink while Chris Without the Hat entertains!

Mysterious museums

Fright at the Museum
Fort la Reine Museum, Portage la Prairie

Head to Fort La Reine for this year's Pirates of the Prairies Halloween Haunt! Keep your eyes peeled for swashbucklers as you enjoy a number of spooky activities including trick-or-treating, a haunted house, a corn maze, tarot reading, bonfire and hot chocolate. By night, the Allis Chalmers Building and Maze become a fright zone.

Dalnavert by Night
Dalnavert Museum, Winnipeg

What’s better than visiting an old Victorian mansion during the spookiest season of the year? Dalnavert Museum is hosting a variety of haunted events including after-hours tours of the home, a Dracula themed escape room, a Haunted Halloween Scavenger Hunt and the Experiences with the Other Side lecture series.

Halloween Haunt
Marine Museum of Manitoba, Selkirk

It’s terror on the high seas 30 minutes north of Winnipeg, where the Halloween Haunt gives you a chance to explore the decks of a bona fide ghost ship. The M.S. Lady Canadian is recommended for those who spook easily, while the S.S. Keenora boasts ghoulish beasties around every corner (it looks horrifically frightening).

Halloween Howl
Children’s Museum, Winnipeg

Trick-or-treat around the Museum’s ghastly galleries, participate in spooktacular activities, try out a few ghoulish crafts, and enjoy “fangtastic” family entertainment.

Halloween Takeover
Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg

Head to the Manitoba Museum in costume and discover fun-filled family Halloween activities throughout the Museum. Follow Bailey the Bat through the Museum Galleries on a spooky scavenger hunt and sing along with an eerie and entertaining Halloween PlaneSCARium show.

Fright at the Fort
Lower Fort Garry

Prepare for a spine-tingling adventure this Spooktober at Lower Fort Garry! Join a captivating 90-minute walking tour filled with chilling tales of unsettling events and unexplained phenomena that have haunted the historic walls. After the tour, gather around a cozy fire to enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and share your own spooky tales.

About The Author

Hey! I'm Breanne, Editorial Content Specialist for Travel Manitoba. First to jump in the lake and last to make it down the River Trail. Lover of croissants, cats, and croissant-shaped cats. Got a story idea? Email me at bsewards@travelmanitoba.com.

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