Tonawanda News


October 26, 2012

A comprehensive look at Halloween activities throughout the region

It’s the time of year when most kids dress up like grownups and many grownups act like kids.

For those who love to wear costumes and collect treats, there’s lots happening for young and old in the Niagara region this week.  These are just some of the many famiiy fun opportunities for those who love Halloween!


•A Haunted Highland Festival and Trunk or Treat will be held by the Highland Community Revitalization Committee in collaboration with Niagara University from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The event will feature a haunted house for all ages at the Renaissance Building at 2616 Highland Ave. Activities and “trunk or treating” are free. The cost for the haunted house is $5. For additional information, or for those interested in assisting in any way, contact the HCRC office at 282-2325 or email:

• The Aquarium of Niagara will hold at Halloween celebration from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Any child dressed as one of these sea creatures or any other marine animal will be admitted free. Adults and all other children will get a discounted admission of $5. Aquarium members are free.  Each child will receive a small “treat bag” full of surprises. For more information about this and other events at the Aquarium, call 285-3575, ext. 206, or visit

•The Niagara Falls Public Library at 1425 Main Street, will hold a trick or treat event in the Learning Garden from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.

•Niagara SPCA Zombie Fest from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday featuring Zombie Dog Walk, pet costume contest, hot cider, spooky treats, costume parade, hayrides, vendors, pet photos, kids maze, bounce house. Visit

•Monster Mash – Breakfast buffett, costume parade, haunted house, duck pond game, bounce house.  Adults $8, 12 and under $5, 65 and over $7. Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center, 101 Falls St.

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