The month of October is here, so you should get ready for some scares because Halloween will be here before you know it. New Brunswick is host to many haunted houses and truly haunted locations across the province, so get ready for some scares. To help you get your scare on, here are 25 haunted attractions in New Brunswick.
1. Keillor House Museum Haunted House Tour – Dorchester
Even if you have toured the Keillor House before, you should take the Keillor House Museum Haunted Tour for the spooks. The tour is guaranteed to make you laugh and scream along the way.
2. Hunter Brother’s Field of Fun – Florenceville-Bristol
Explore the field of fun at the Hunter Brother Farm Market every weekend until Halloween. The corn maze will challenge your maze solving skills or you can take a wagon ride. While it is not haunted, it is a great option for young children who may not be ready for spooky Halloween events.
3. Haunted Saint John Tour – Saint John
4. Zombie Manor Haunted Attraction – Moncton
Zombie Manor is an international award-winning haunted house that takes place in Moncton every year. So, get together with some friends and be prepared to be terrified because as zombies are lurking around the 1000 square foot haunted house.
5. Zombie Wars at The Green Pig Country Market – Salisbury
Gather your friends and family and great ready for night for a paintball fight at the Zombie Wars at the Green Pig Country Market. Once the game starts, your job is to hit as many zombies as you can while the ride keeps moving through the woods and fields.
6. Haunted Corn Trail at The Green Pig Country Market – Salisbury
At night for only 5 days, the corn trail at the Green Pig Country Market becomes haunted. You are never sure what will jump out and scare you once you enter the trail. Make sure that you are on-site and in line by 9 pm to make sure that you get to see the haunts.
7. Ghost Walks of St. Andrews By The Sea
Meet at the old Bell Stand on Water Street on Friday and Saturday at 7pm to be scared by the spooky stories and legends from Saint Andrews past. The Ghost Walks of St. Andrews By The Sea are run by Miss Demeanour who will delight you with stories that will have you shaking in your boots.
8. Haunted Hikes of Fredericton – Fredericton
The Haunted Hikes of Fredericton are other worldly tours of downtown Fredericton along the Saint John River. There will be both spooky moments along with heart-warming moments to keep the tour fun for kids of all ages. These tours are not be missed, especially if you love Halloween.
9. APEGNB Haunted Tour – Low Scare – Fredericton
Little ghosts and goblins will love the low scare APEGNB Haunted Tour. Kids have to be accompanied by an adult when going on the tour.
10. APEGNB Haunted Tour – High Scare – Fredericton
For bigger kids and adults who are looking for a good scare, the High Scare APEGNB Haunted Tour is the place you need to be. It is a popular haunted house in Fredericton, so you should arrive early to get your scare on.
11. Haunted Halloween at Klub Khrome – Fredericton
If you are looking to party, and celebrate Halloween, Klub Khrome is the place to be on October 27, 2018. There will be a costume contest so prepare a super scary or make a unique contest to see if you can win a prize.
12. Willy Wonka Haunted Factory – Moncton
Have you ever wondered what happened to failed experiments at the Willy Wonka factory? The Willy Wonka Haunted Factory by DreamScape Events is here to answer that question, along with scaring you at the same time. Who knew there was a dark secret behind those sweet treats?
13. Boo at The Zoo – Moncton
Head to Magnetic Hill Zoo on October 20, 21, 27 and 28 for Boo at the Zoo. You can visit the zoo, or visit one or all three of the Halloween venues. Each venue is rated and designed for different age ranges from 0 to 14 years old.
14. Stay Overnight at Kouchibouguac National Park
Kouchibougac National Park may not be haunted but it may be home to werewolves. Some people have claimed to have heard odd howling sounds at night that don’t sound like the local coyotes. The forest may have secrets that only come out when the moon is full. Are you brave enough to find out?
15. Stay At The Algonquin Hotel in St. Andrews
The Algonquin is another haunted hotel that you can stay in New Brunswick. The hotel has attracted guests from around the world, but some never left. Room 473 is claimed to be haunted by a ghostly bride who was abandoned at the altar. The Algonquin’s tower has been closed for years, but the lights come on and a women dressed in white has been looking out of the windows. They even offer a paranormal package that includes a ghost tour and a surprise from the culinary team.
16. Find Rebecca Lutes’ Grave in Moncton
The story of Rebecca Lute is one of Moncton’s most popular ghost stories. Rebecca Lutes was said to be a witch because it was rumoured that she was be able to tell the future. Since it was 1876, she was found guilty of sorcery and hung from a branch of a large poplar tree. She was claimed to be buried upside down and her grave was covered in concrete. Her grave has been the spot of many unusual occurrences including strange lights, mysterious fires and more.
17. Explore the Grey Island Cemetery – Hillsborough
In the Grey Island Cemetery, there is a white stone statue that looks like a woman, who is claimed to be the woman who is in the grave. The story goes that she was murdered and her husband spent hours every day talking to the statue. When he died, his body was found at the base of the statue. Today, it is said that the statue will tap your shoulder if you walk around it three times and stand with your back to it. The hand of the statue has been removed but people still claim to feel the tap.
18. The Dungarvon Whopper – Blackville
At one of the many logging camps in the 1800’s an Irishman named Ryan was murdered by another logger for the money belt Ryan had been wearing. The night after the murder, a loud whooping noise and screaming was heard. The sound is still said to be heard today on the banks of the Dungarvon.
19. Tour the Capitol Theatre – Moncton
The Capitol Theatre is one of Moncton’s most iconic buildings and is also the most famous for being haunted. It is said to be haunted by the spirit of Alexander ‘Sandy’ Lindsay, a volunteer firefighter, who was killed in 1924 when battling a fire on the main stage. He causes cold winds to blow through the theatre, and even appears seated when the auditorium is empty.
20. Headless Nun Tours – Miramichi
The Headless Nun is a local legend that is well-known on the French Fort Cove. The Headless Nun Tour will explore the real history around the legend, and you will be greeted by the Headless Nun. The tour is very popular, so you should buy your tickets in advance.
21. Eat at O’Donaghue’s Irish Pub – Miramichi
Strange things take place at the 200 year old stone building that is O’Donaghue’s Irish Pub. There is said to be home to strange ‘shadows’ in the basement and loud noises coming from the upstairs. They have a Halloween event with Raglan Road playing live music on the October 27, 2018.
22. Charlotte Country Court House – St. Andrews
The Charlotte Country Court House was built in the 1840 and is the oldest courthouse in Canada. It is right across the street from the country gaol, which was used into the 1870’s. The Court House is said to be haunted by the convicts who were hung at the gaols. Some people have reported cold spots and the feeling of being watched when they visited the courthouse.
23. The Running Dead – Fredericton
Get ready to run for your life when you sign up for The Running Dead 5k Fun Run. You have to complete the course, but the zombies make that task even more challenging because they will chase you up the course.
24. Halloween Ball with Pretty in Pink – Fredericton
Gather your friends together and get dressed up in your spookiest Halloween costumes, then head out to the Halloween Ball. You can dance the night away to the music from Pretty in Pink, which is an 80’s band that anyone can enjoy.
25. Greater Moncton’s Witches Ball
If you want to party in Greater Moncton area, presented by the United Pagan Collective Greater Moncton’s annual witches ball is one Halloween Costume party you don’t want to miss!