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Howling Hootenanny at Black Creek Pioneer Village


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Date : October 22, 23, 29, 30
Time : 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Event Description:

A perfect daytime Halloween event for children. Families will discover the spooky traditions, superstitions and history of Halloween from the 19th century - and have a lot of fun in the process! Walk through the haunted maze, marvel at "The Fire Guy," listen to scary ghost tales or shoot crab apples into the valley with the popular Giant Slingshot.

This year, Black Creek Pioneer Village is adding a new Mini Maze for younger children, and a Farmers Market (hosted by Toronto Urban Farm).

Event Highlights:

  • Creepy Creature show
  • Fortune Telling
  • Face Painting with airbrush tattoos
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • The Haunted Maze

Visitors can enjoy delicious seasonal foods, a spooky discovery hunt, Halloween crafts, candy and more.


• Adults (ages 16 - 59) $15 • Children (ages 5-15) $11 • Seniors (ages 60+) $14 • Students (16+ with ID) $14 • Children 4 years and under?(when accompanied with a parent) FREE • Members Free • Parking $7 per car/day (Taxes are included)
* Taxes are not included in the admission


Black Creek Pioneer Village is one block east of Jane St., south off Steeles Avenue, right next to York University. The Village is south east of Hwy 7 and Hwy 400. Parking is available on site.

Public Transportation:

From the Finch subway station using the Steeles 60 West route, or from the Jane Station using the Jane 35 route. Visit York Region Transit has several options available. For more information visit

For more information about Black Creek Pioneer Village, visit, or call 416-736-1733.

Media contact:
Eric Philpott
philpott | communications
(905) 773-6651


About Black Creek Pioneer Village
Black Creek Pioneer Village is Toronto's premier outdoor living history museum. Visitors can explore 40 heritage homes, shops and buildings restored to re-create an 1860s Ontario village. Historic interpreters in period dress demonstrate how villagers lived, worked and played. The Village hosts learning programs and special events that highlight local heritage and culture. The tranquil setting, rural landscapes, heritage gardens and period farm animal breeds make Black Creek Pioneer Village the perfect place to break out of the modern world and journey into the past. Located in north Toronto, Black Creek Pioneer Village is owned and operated by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). Visit