The month of October is here, so you should be getting 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 there are quite a few places for you to get ‘your scare on’. To help you decide where to go to have a lot of eerie fun, listed below you will find 25 haunted attractions in New Brunswick.
**This is a 2019 article. Please check back by Thanksgiving weekend for 2020. Many events are cancelled this year due to COVID-19**
1. Keillor House Museum Haunted House Tour
Even if you have toured the Keillor House before, you should take the Keillor House Museum Haunted House Tour just for the ‘spook’ of it. The tour is guaranteed to make you laugh and scream along the way.
4974 Main St, Dorchester
October 18, 19, 25, & 26, 2019
2. Hunter Brother’s Field of Fun
Explore the field of fun at the Hunter Brother’s Farm Market every weekend until Halloween. The corn maze will challenge your maze solving skills or you can take a wagon ride. While the maze is not haunted, it is a great option for young children who may not be ready for spooky Halloween events.
8534 Main Street, Florenceville-Bristol
October 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2019
Ages 3-64: $12.95/person + HST, Ages 65+: $9.95/person + HST, Ages 0-2: Free
Groups of 10-25: $11.95/person + HST
3. Nightmare on Symthe Street
Capital Exhibit Centre becomes Fredericton’s scariest place as the Nightmare returns. Be prepared as there are many scares that will spook even the bravest visitors.
361 Smythe Street, Fredericton
October 16 – 19, 2019
Adult (Age 13 and up): $10, Children (under 12): $5 and must be accompanied by an adult.
4. Haunted Hospital Experience
Explore this haunted hospital and be ready for scares. If you are a scaredy-cat or have children, they have a guided walk through during the day that is toned down. No pets are allowed at the Grey Cove Veterinary Health Centre during the haunted hospital event.
140 Prom Canaan Dr # 100, Dieppe
October 19, 2019
Admission is a cash donation at the door and all proceeds going to the Greater Moncton SPCA.
5. Halloween Spooktacular
Is your little pumpkin too young for scare events? Calico Kids Play Cafe is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular for kids of all ages. Come dress in costume, nothing too scary or gory, and have fun in the pumpkin patch, decorating cookies and mini pumpkins and more.
445-1 MacDonald St, Bathurst
October 27, 2019
6. Haunted Corn Trail at The Green Pig Country Market
At night for only 3 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.
2927 Fredericton Rd, Salisbury
October 24 to 26, 2019 | 7 pm – 10 pm
$15 per Person
7. Hotel Halloween
Gather your friends and head down to the Crown plaza Moncton Downtown for their first annual Hotel Halloween. Get your ‘Spook on’ and take part in the costume contest for prizes and dance to music by DJ’s Zafari and Feels.
1005 Main Street, Moncton
October 26, 2019
$20 – $25
8. Greater Moncton’s Witches Ball
If you want to go to a spooky party in Greater Moncton area, the Greater Moncton’s Annual Witches Ball is one Halloween Costume party you don’t want to miss! It is being hosted by the United Pagan Collective at the prestigious Moncton Press Club.
Moncton Press Club,160 Assomption Blvd., Moncton
October 19, 2019
$12 to $17
9. APEGNB Haunted Tour
Low Scare : Little ghosts and goblins will love the low scare APEGNB Haunted Tour. Kids have to be accompanied by an adult when going on this special tour.
High Scare: 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.
668 Brunswick Street, Fredericton
Low Scare: October 26 and 27, 2019
High Scare: October 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019
$5 to $10
10. Scare to Care Haunted Attraction
Get spooked for a good cause! Scare to care is setting up shop under the Jungle Jims for a horrifying Nuclear Meltdown.
685 Fairville Blvd, Saint John
October 17 to 19 & 24 to 28, 2019
11. Escape The Darkness
How good are your escape room skills? Can you escape a room in the dark? Take a group of friends with you to find out just how well you work together at Room Escape Atlantic. You never know what you will find in the dark.
355 Blvd Dieppe unit A and D, Dieppe
October 25, 2019
12. Annual Scare Fair
Take the family to Mactaquac Park to have fun with all the other ghouls and goblins on October 19th. This year is the 19th annual scare fair.
1265 Route 105, Fredericton
13. Boo at The Zoo
Head to Magnetic Hill Zoo on October 19, 20, 26 and 27 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.
125 Magic Mountain Rd, Moncton
October 19, 20, 26, 27, 2019
Adult (13-60 yrs): $12, Senior (60+): $11, Children (4-11 yrs): $9, Toddlers (0 – 3 yrs): Free
Family of 4 (2 adults & 2 Children aged 4-12 yrs): $40
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?
National 186, NB-117, Kouchibouguac
15. Or 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 woman 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.
184 Adolphus Street, St. Andrews
October 26, 2019
Starting from $299
16. Or the Skyway Lodge in Miramichi
The Skyway Lodge may be the most haunted apartment building in New Brunswick. There is said to be around 100 ghosts that haunted the building, with the most notable one being a girl named Lily who committed suicide after finding her mother dead and still walks the halls to this day. There is also rumoured to be a ghost axe murderer in the basement.
5 Cole Crescent, Miramichi
17. Find Rebecca Lutes’ Grave in Moncton
The story of Rebecca Lutes is one of Moncton’s most popular ghost stories. Rebecca Lutes was said to be a witch because it was rumoured that she was 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.
Gorge Rd, Moncton’s
18. Explore the Grey Island Cemetery
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.
Grey Island Rd, Hillsborough
19. The Dungarvon Whooper
At one of the many logging camps in the 1800s 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 were heard. The sound is still said to be heard today on the banks of the Dungarvon.
20. Tour the Capitol Theatre
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.
811 Main St, Moncton
21. Headless Nun Tours
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.
1111 King George Highway, Miramichi
22.Run for your life
Get the kids running and climbing for candy at the Kids Candy Crawl. They can wear their Halloween Costume or bright colours. Run 4 Ur Life will also be taking place at the same time. The 5km fun run will take place at dusk through the QPlex trails.
Saturday October 26, 2019
Quispamsis Qplex, 20 Randy Jones Way
$10 – $50
23. Charlotte Country Court House
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 up until the 1870s. 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.
123 Frederick St, Saint Andrews
24. The Running Dead
Get ready to run for your life when you sign up for The Running Dead 5k Fun Run being hosted by Killarney Lake Rotary Centennial Lodge. You have to complete the course, but the zombies make that task even more challenging because they will chase you through the course.
1600 St Mary’s St, Fredericton
$25 – $50
25. Halloween ComicFest 2019
Heroes’ Beacon is hosting the 7th Halloween ComicFest. Head in early to pick up a Free Halloween themed comic book. Wear your Halloween costume and see if you can win the costume contest at noon.
25 Charlotte St, Saint John
October 26, 2019