Halloween Events Around Waterloo Region


2020 has challenged us to get creative, especially with how to celebrate Halloween! Luckily, KW came through! There are so many events happening around the region to warm your spooky heart. Check out all of the events below that’ll help you get Halloweird in 2020!

  1. A Hilarious Night Of Boo-Lesque & Drag at Apollo Cinema

“We're bringing a spooky cast full of tantalizing burlesque, wicked drag, live vocals, and more! For a night that you won't forget. Join us at the Apollo Cinema for a special viewing as we bring local cabaret to the big screen. Inspired by "The Hilarious House of Frightenstein", we've created a Halloween Special for you! Can't make it? No problem! The show will also be available online. Online tickets will be available by donation and all proceeds will go directly to the artists. Those joining us will receive a link to view the show as it premieres. The online link will be available for the duration of Halloween weekend, so why not have burlesque at your Halloween gathering?”

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  1.  Rocky Horror Picture Show at Princess Cinemas
    • The Rocky Horror Picture Show screenings at Princess Cinemas are a sacred Halloween tradition in KW. The theatre has adjusted the tradition to be COVID safe, so the tradition lives on!
  2.  Play-a-Latte in Kitchener
    • ​​ You can visit the cafe for Halloween treat buckets and activities for kids
  3. Wellesley Lions Halloween with a Twist
    • "Halloween with a twist! Starting around 6:30 on October 31st, there be 12-15 stations around Wellesley, where we will be handing out pre-packaged covid-safe bags of treats and candy to trick-or-treaters.We encourage kids to collect from several stations and we will try to prepare for typical numbers by location. For example, we will have 4-5 stations around Ferris and Schweitzer and will have 200-250 bags at each station.All volunteers will be wearing masks and using sanitizer. Bags will be dropped in to kids pumpkins (or other container) by one of the volunteer staff. Each location will be managed by a Lion and there will be other volunteers to ensure that social distancing rules are followed.We encourage people to place their lit pumpkins closer to the edge of their property so that the walkers can enjoy them as they go to the next station.We will be accepting cash and treat donations until October 15th. There will be a table at the Farmers Market this Saturday to donate, cash or etransfer, or we are happy to pick up any time!"

  4. Destination Change Gym in Kitchener
    • "Don't let COVID-19 ruin the fun your kids have this Halloween! Join us for a socially distanced and masked walk through of our BRAND NEW Superhero Themed personal training facility from 2-7PM on Oct. 31st! We'll have the large garage doors open, so bring a coat and don't forget your favourite warm drink!Let your Superhero (or non-superhero) costumed kids take a picture in front of our giant Superhero Cave mural and we'll have some of your favourite Superheroes available for distanced photos to make it a halloween to remember after all! (Schedule TBD) We'll also have a packaged treat available for your kids to trick or treat.If it is within your means, please bring a canned food item to donate to support our local food bank this winter. See you at Kitchener's ONLY Superhero Themed gym this halloween!!"

  5. Old Marina Restaurant and Gift Shop
    • The Cambridge restaurant is hosting a drive thru Halloween event

6. OK2BME Virtual Hallo-Qween Party

  • OK2BME is hosting a virtual Hallo-qween dance party on October 27th, hosted by DJ Brett McNeil from 6 - 7:30PM! This group is for LGBTQ2+ youth aged 12-18 who live in Waterloo Region. It is FREE to attend. If you have any questions can e-mail them at OK2BME@kwcounselling.com or call Washington Silk at 519.884.0000 x213.

7. Global Pet Foods in Hespeler

  • The store plans to hand out goodie bags for your pets

8. Uptown Waterloo: Treats in the Streets 

  • You can stop by participating businesses on October 31st from 1-4PM to trick or treat

9. Kitchener Gospel Temple Drive Thru Trick or Treat

  • They're hosting drive thru Trick or Treating from 1-4PM on October 31st. Guests are asked to register in advance

10. Bingemans Scream Park: in Kitchener

11. Fear Farm: at Snyder's Family Farm


And if that doesn't have you feeling festive, here's the latest video I took of  scaring Cash!



It’s the first day of Fall, so naturally I tried to scare @cashconners 👻☠️

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- Sarah Christie