Halloween Thrills

Unfiltered Spookiness in the Grande Prairie Region 

The good thing about the nights getting longer is that there’s a better chance of seeing the Northern Lights – and also more time for things to go bump in the dark. Get into the spirit of Halloween all month long with our top tips for local terror!


Grovedale Halloween Haunt

The 7th annual Grovedale Halloween Haunt turns the Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park into the Hill of Terror. There is a “Soft Scare” from 6-7 PM and a “Full Scare” for those aged 10+ from 7-10 PM. Tickets can be purchased online, starting two weeks before the event date.

Dates: October 21, 22, 28, and 29

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $10/Full Scare, $5/Soft Scare

Where: Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park, south of Grande Prairie

More Information: Facebook event page


McNaught Homestead Ghost Walk

For over a decade, the McNaught Ghost Walk has led visitors into the darkness on a journey through the carefully preserved McNaught Homestead. The event takes place outdoors, so be sure to dress for the weather.

Dates: October 22, 28, and 29

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: Admission by donation

Where: McNaught Homestead Heritage, south of Beaverlodge

More Information: Facebook event page


Happy Valley Halloween Party

Head out to rural Saddle County for a good old-fashioned Halloween party. With prizes for the best costume and fun games planned, this is a great chance to meet up with the community. The event is BYOB, so make sure to bring a dish to share.

NOTE: Details for the 2022 event haven’t been confirmed yet – keep an eye on the Happy Valley Ag and Recreation Facebook page for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/HappyValleyAgandRec

Dates: TBD

Time: TBD

Cost: TBD

Where: Happy Valley Rec Grounds


Heritage Village Folktale Stories

Blend history and fear as Heritage Village invites you to its guided Folktales tour. Taking place around the entire Heritage Village site, the evening will teach you some grisly tales from the Peace Country’s history, as well as weaving a few fictional chillers into the mix. Recommended ages are 16+. The event is held outdoors, so wrap up warm!

NOTE: Details for the 2022 event haven’t been confirmed yet – keep an eye on the Grande Prairie Museum Facebook page for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/GPMuseum




WHERE: Heritage Village, Grande Prairie Museum, Grande Prairie

MORE INFORMATION: https://cityofgp.com/parks-recreation/facilities-venues/museums/grande-prairie-museum


Blachford Field of Nightmares

The Blachford family has been terrorizing northern Alberta for years with their annual Field of Nightmares. Past events have been held at Evergreen Park – why not check out the Wild Horse Casino & Lounge while you’re there, and have a fantastic night out?

DATES:  Every Thurs-Sun until October 31

TIME:  From sunset to midnight

COST: $20/person (cash only)

WHERE: Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie

MORE INFORMATION: Blachford Field of Nightmares


Teepee Creek Haunted House

Have your photo taken mid-scream at the Teepee Creek Haunted House, capturing your terror for all eternity. Tickets can be bought in advance at Bonnet’s Energy Centre or at the door when you arrive.

NOTE: Details for the 2022 event haven’t been confirmed yet – keep an eye on the Teepee Creek Haunted House Facebook page for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/Teepee-Creek-Haunted-House-100128055237677/




WHERE: Teepee Creek Skating Rink

MORE INFORMATION: https://www.facebook.com/Teepee-Creek-Haunted-House-100128055237677/


Hornbrook Hollow – The Haunt

With eight years of haunted house experience and over 12,000 people petrified to date, Hornbrook Hollow offers a Halloween funhouse with minigolf and an outdoor scare maze, where you’ll have to escape Scare Actors armed only with a flashlight.

DATES:  October 1-31

TIME:  Various


Day Time – Child & Chicken Run: $7.50 / per person

Night Time – Chicken Run: $10 / per person

Scare Maze (Fri/Sat only) – $20 / per person

All times are cash only

WHERE: Grovedale, Alberta



Clairmont Fright Night

Have a wickedly spooky time and help support your neighbours at the Clairmont Agricultural Society Fright Night, just north of Grande Prairie. Entry is via donation to the Society, and all proceeds will go towards helping the Society continue its effort to strengthen and enrich the agricultural community.

NOTE: Details for the 2022 event haven’t been confirmed yet – keep an eye on the Clairmont Agricultural Society Facebook page for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/ClairmontAGS




WHERE: Clairmont AG Community Centre

MORE INFORMATION: https://www.facebook.com/ClairmontAGS


Other Fall Activities

For even more regional events happening in our region, check out the Town of Beaverlodge, Evergreen Park, and Veteran’s Memorial Gardens Facebook pages. Hopefully, that should satisfy your craving for the macabre. If you’re all spooked out, don’t worry – the Grande Prairie Region has plenty of other non-ghost-related things to do this season. So much, in fact, that we wrote an entirely separate blog about all the amazing opportunities to get out and about this fall. Why not check it out?