- Trick or Treat during the day at Halloween Hootenanny or Tour the Village after dark with New Ghost Tours -
TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Enjoy a scary good time at Black Creek Pioneer Village with two great Halloween events. Howling Hootenanny is a family friendly daytime event for trick or treaters of all ages, and for those who are more daring, Black Creek Pioneer Village is open on one special night for its new signature Ghost Walks.
What: Howling Hootenanny
- Main stage performances by Abracadracula (October 19th & 20th) and The Fire Guy (October 26th & 27th)
- Creepy Creature Show - Get up close and personal with a crew of spooky critters!
- Happy Faces Airbrush Tattoos (12:30-4:30)
- The Haunted Maze - Are you brave enough to make it to the end? (12:00-4:00)
- Scarecrow Mini Maze - Fun for the little ones.
- Apple Sling Shot (12:00-4:00)
- FREE Pumpkin Decorating (while supplies last)
- Trick-or-Treat in the Village
- A Wake Up - Experience a house in mourning.
When: October 19 & 20 and October 26 & 27 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
- Adults (ages 15 - 59) $15
- Children (ages 5-14) $11
- Seniors (ages 60+) $14
- Students (15+ with ID) $14
- Children 4 years and under (when accompanied with a parent) are FREE
- Members Free
- Parking $7 per car/day
What: Black Creek Ghost Walks
When: October 26
Led by our knowledgeable "ghost" guides, our signature tours offer three unique ways to experience Black Creek after dark. Hear stories of hauntings and paranormal activity while touring the historic buildings. Bring your camera and recorder to document your ghostly encounters and a flashlight or lantern to explore the buildings. These 1.5 hour tours are not for the faint of heart and are recommended for adults and those interested in the paranormal.
This is a ticketed event. Buy tickets online at www.blackcreek.ca or call 416-667-6295
A HAUNTED VILLAGE
Tour Times: 6:30pm & 8:15pm, Ticket Price: $18+hst/Member, $20+hst/non-Member
Visit with the bereaved ghost in Burwick House, hear the tragic story of Michael Stong in Stong's Second House, look out for the lady in yellow in the Flynn House and hear tales from Beyond the Veil in the Grain Barn. Discover the stories behind the paranormal activity and explore the buildings by flashlight and lantern.
GHOST TALES AND HISTORIC ALES
Tour Times: 7:00pm & 8:45pm, Ticket Price: $20+hst/Member, $23+hst/non-Member
Enjoy ghost stories, legends, a cemetery and more! Hear the story of the miserly Minister of the Manse, snap photos of the orbs in the Townline Cemetery and hear a tragic tale in Roblin's Mill before heading over to the haunted Half Way House. This tour ends in the Black Creek Historic Brewery & Restaurant with a guided tasting of three historic ales brewed on-site. Guests are welcome to stay for some pub grub and a pint after the tour.
DEATH & DYING IN THE VICTORIAN AGE
Tour Times: 6:45pm & 8:30pm, Ticket Price: $18+hst/Member, $20+hst/non-Member
The Victorians made dying an art! This tour explores the disturbing Victorian rituals around death including post-mortem photography, mourning and remembrance. See actual artifacts and discover how Victorians were hurried to their deaths through diseases, epidemics, crime and questionable doctoring including bloodletting, trepanation and more!
Where: Black Creek Pioneer Village: 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, Ontario
About Black Creek Pioneer Village
Black Creek Pioneer Village is Toronto's premier outdoor living history museum. Visitors can explore heritage homes 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). For more information please visit www.blackcreek.ca.
Black Creek Pioneer Village acknowledges support from the City of Toronto, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture, The Conservation Foundation of Greater Toronto, and the public.
SOURCE: Black Creek Pioneer Village
For further information:
Black Creek Pioneer Village
416.661.6600 ext 5632