06 Oct 2022

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Address Book: Halloween in Old Montreal

Address Book: Halloween in Old Montreal

Last Updated: October 6th, 2022

Whether you’re young or old, we all look forward to trips, activities, and snacks in Old Montreal. And if you’re either looking for fun or looking to get scared, let’s just agree that the historic neighbourhood already takes the prize for setting and ambiance to make this day one to remember.

For adults, Old Montreal is the perfect place to celebrate this popular holiday with goosebumps, stories, cultural trips, or drinks.

Fantômes Montreal

Thanks to Guidatour, you can discover the historic neighbourhood of Montreal in a completely different way for Halloween! Why not take advantage of this opportunity to live an experience in team building mode? With Montreal Ghosts, a professional storyteller will take you through the streets and tell you the scariest stories and legends about the Old Montreal. Perfect to get a little spooky with your colleagues for Halloween!

La Voûte

Every occasion is a great occasion to party at La Voûte! On October 31st, the club invites you to its Halloween ball, inspired by Heidi Klum’s famous parties. Fancy costumes, mesmerizing songs and many more surprises await at this exceptional party. Don’t forget to book your ticket, there won’t be enough for everyone!


For kids and little ones, autumn plans, pumpkins, and Halloween can be… child’s play!

In the historic neighbourhood, there are several activities and ideas, and if they don’t make everyone shiver, they at least have something to interest both children and parents.

SOS Labyrinthe

For young and old alike, SOS Labyrinthe offers a maze with the theme "witches' ball". Every day in October, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., come discover a brand new Halloween course. And if you come in costume, you'll save 15% on individual admission or on the family package!

Halloween at Pointe-à-Callière

Halloween celebrations are in order at Pointe-à-Callière this spooky season. On October 22-23 and 29-30, a lamplighter will tell you the mysterious Legend of McTavish. Are you more interested in the history of cemeteries? On October 28, discover the history of Montreal's first Catholic cemetery and the Jewish cemetery in Back River with archaeologist Louise Pothier and historian Anna Sheftel.

Château Ramezay: A Gourd Tradition!

The iconic establishment Château Ramezay returns with its unmissable free “Pick a Peck of Pumpkins” exhibition! During this exhibit, you will learn more about the queen of autumn… and all her family. You’ll find out that these gourds “are found not only on the plate, but in beauty products, scenery, as musical instruments, and even in living rooms as decoration.” Enjoy it every day from 10am to 5pm until November 6th.


For foodies of all ages, Old Montreal is bursting with places to satisfy snack aficionados.

We’re done with the traditional “Trick or Treat”, we’re going straight to fulfilling our taste buds!

Bar à Beurre: We’re all theirs!

First off, they have adorable pumpkin shaped cake pops that Vanessa and her team have prepared. And then there’s also their famous pumpkin spice latte, made with pumpkin syrup and spices prepared in house. A double reason to stop at Bar à Beurre! The magnificent window display transformed for the occasion is also worth a visit.

Les Glaceurs: Holiday cupcakes

Ghosts, pumpkins, mummies, and all the Halloween classics on cupcakes? It’s Les Glaceurs surefire success, as beautiful as they are delicious. We don’t know if they put a curse on your stomach after eating them, but we have to say, it’s almost impossible to resist!

Chez Potier

Chez Potier fine pastry store is getting ready for Halloween with a variety of finger-licking good chocolates. On the menu: bars and chocolates filled with Piedmont hazelnut praline with a Grand Cru Maracaibo 38% milk chocolate and Grand Cru Sambirano 68% dark chocolate coating. Of course, all in the shape of bats, skeletons and pumpkins.

Mercato Comunale

The diverse Mercato Comunale market highlights local ingredients through its café and grocery sections. And what's more local and seasonal than pumpkin during fall season? Stop by this unique place to try a sweet squash made with pumpkin bread dough. A delight!

N.B.: If your establishment, store, or business has Halloween-themed specials and has not yet been mentioned in this article, don’t hesitate to let us know and we will add it here! Just write to info@sdcvieuxmontreal.com