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  • Writer's pictureHannah Johnston

West Island Halloween fun!

Updated: Oct 31, 2023

Here are children's Halloween activity ideas by municipality or borough. Happy spooky season!


WHAT? Makeup Tutorial at the Library

Follow this zombie makeup tutorial to prepare for the library's Zombie Walk at 3 p.m. You can bring your own makeup or use the cosmetics and other tools available at the library. Volunteers will be lending a helping hand! Open to all; no registration required.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28, from 1:30 to 3 pm.

WHERE? Pointe-Claire Public Library

WHAT? Zombie Walk

Walk alongside friends in your zombie regalia for the city's first edition of this Halloween walk. Open to all. No registration required.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28 at 3 p.m.

WHERE? Departure from the central library.


WHAT? SADB residents can visit the Halloween makeup service at the Peter-Williamson chalet and the Harpell Center to get trick-or-treat ready. Reserve your spot via the Voilà! platform. Registration is required.

WHEN? Tuesday, October 31st, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE? North sector: chalet Peter-Williamson at Aumais Park, 300 Cypihot Street. South sector: centre Harpell, 60, Saint-Pierre Street

WHAT? Pumpkin sculpting activity with artist Alex S. Girard at the Harpell Center. For residents 6 to 15, spots are limited. Registration is required through the Voilà! platform or by contacting the Recreation Department at 514-457-1605.

WHEN? Sunday, October 29 at 11 a.m.

WHERE? Centre Harpell, 60, Saint-Pierre Street.

A visual summary of what's up in the west this Halloween!


WHAT? Drop-in Halloween activities for ages 3 to 6.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28th at 2 p.m.

WHERE? Beaconsfield Library

WHAT? Monsters on Ice. Enjoy some ice time in your Halloween costume.

WHEN? Sunday, October 29th at 2:15.

WHERE? Recreation Centre Arena.

WHAT? Halloween Spooky Swim, a Halloween-themed swim session!

WHEN? Sunday, October 29th from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

WHERE? Recreation Centre Pool.

WHAT? Trick or Treat In the Park. Stop by one of these parks for some treats.

WHEN? Tuesday, October 31st, from 5 to 7 p.m.

WHERE? Shannon Park, 340 Preston, and Briarwood Park, 50, Willowbrook.


WHAT? Halloween on Ice. Open to all, and no registration is required.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28th. For all from 6:30 to 7:50 pm.

Teens (12-17) from 8 to 9:20 pm.

WHERE? Kirkland Arena.


WHAT? Halloween Family Fun! Photobooth, roaming entertainment, and special treats! There will also be Halloween-style Zumba for kids.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28, from 2 - 4 p.m. Zumba from 3:00-3:15 and 3:30-3:45 p.m.

WHERE? Whiteside­ Taylor­ Centre­ (outdoors­ or­ indoors;­ weather­ dependent).


WHAT? Parc-Nature Harwood Trail activities. Halloween bag decorating, face painting, storytelling, mobile entertainment, and more!

WHEN? Saturday, October 28, from 2 to 5 pm and 6 to 9 pm.

Sunday, October 29, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE? Parc-Nature Harwood


WHAT? Haunted trail walk for ages ten and over. Registration required:

WHEN? Saturday, October 28, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm.

WHERE? Parc nature les Forestiers.


WHAT? Sarto-Desnoyers haunted walk. Not recommended for children aged 11 and under; free admission, reservations, and drop-ins are permitted.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28, from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

WHERE? In the basement of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre (SDCC) (1335 chemin du Bord-du-Lac–Lakeshore).


WHAT? Halloween on Ice. Bring your skates and helmet (mandatory for children 12 and under)! Admission fee of $2 with a costume and $3 without a costume. Limited skate rental on-site.

WHEN? Saturday, October 28, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

WHERE? Civic Centre: Arenas 1, 2 and 3.


WHAT? Candy stop and food truck. The Frit & Gof food truck will be on-site at the library, and treats will be given out!

WHEN? Tuesday, October 31st, from 5 to 8 p.m.

WHERE? Guy-Godin Library.

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