October 26, 2017

Montreal Halloween Weekend let the fun begin!


Halloween Weekend In Montreal, Parties & Activities, Fun For The Whole Family – Zombie Walk, Rise Of The Dead & An Enchanted Wizards Village! 3 Days Of Ghoulish Fun Awaits You!


Friday October 27th  Rise Of The Dead


Calling all Ghouls and Goblins!

Come one come all to the launch of this three day Halloween festival in Montreal! The Rise Of The Dead  will prove to be one of the most exciting events you have ever witnessed! Just imagine a street full of skeletons, giant marionettes and visuals from the underworld lighting up Place des Festival with circus like energy!

Friday October 27 starting at 6:30 p.m. – Place des Festivals

Donovan King ghost stories will be told  – only the brave will endure these ghostly tales!

The Petits chanteurs du Mont-Royal will mesmerize you into a deathly trance.
Yan Perreau will get you moving with his electronic wizardry followed by the amazing  DJ Stéphane Cocke who will have you dancing until 11 p.m.

Come experience the unforgettable energy of the Trouble-Fête!

6:30 p.m to 9 pm.: Donovan King spooky tales and stories
7 pm: Awakening of the Trouble-Fête
9 p.m.: Gothic choir and funeral march by the Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal / electro performance by Yann Perreau
10 p.m.: DJ Stéphane Cocke / dancing


Where: Place des Festivals

When: Friday, October 27

Time: 6:30 to 11 pm

Price: Free!


Saturday October 28th The Zombie Walk


Be prepared to be dazzled and scared silly! If your a fan of the Walking Dead then this full day of things that go bump in the night is just for you. Get your zombie on and come out in full zombie chic! Dress up in your oldest cloths that you don’t mind ripping. If you need help with your makeup come a bit early and have one of the event volunteers help you! The cost for your zombie make over is only $15.


Saturday October 28th schedule of events:

  •  1pm
    Makeup artist  service to quickly transform you into a Zombie
    Photo booth to immortalize your  Zombie ultra ego
  • 1:30pm
    Fun activities at  place des Festivals
  • 3:30pm
    Show – Lyse & the Hot Kitchen / lyseandthehotkitchen.bandcamp.com
  • 4:30pm
    Gathering of the zombies at the departure zone

  The Zombie Walk Starts!


Zombie 101 F.A.Q

Q: What’s a zombie walk?
A: A zombie walk is a public manifestation, where participants walk around dressed as zombies and have zombie makeup. zombie walks have been organized before in several cities all around the world since 2005. It’s free and open to everyone.

Q: It is possible to be “zombified” at the Place des Festivals?
A: Yes, you can be “zombified” at the make-up tent from 1pm to 4:30 pm in exchange of 15$ (tip not included).  Don’t forget to bring old clothes.

Q: Can we bring kids?
A: Everybody is welcome, although remember that some kids could be scared as they might not share the same taste for zombies as you do.

Q: Do we have to be dressed as a zombie for the zombie Walk?
A: You don’t have to be dressed as a zombie but it is highly recommended! It’s hard to look scary in your Saturday chill attire, well maybe for some that would be scary…

Q: Can we be dressed as zombie hunters or survivors?
A: Yes, but absolutely no weapons of any kind will be allowed by the organizers, real or fake.

Q: When do we have to be there and what’s the route? A: The zombie walk  starts at  Place des Festivals (Metro Place-des-Arts) at 5;00pm, this year they wander through the streets of downtown Montreal!  START: Place des festivals – De Maisonneuve/ Bleury, West on Maisonneuve boul., South on McGill College ave., East on Sainte-Catherine st, END: Place des festivals.

Q: Do we have to sign on somewhere or we just show up there?
A: No need to sign on for this year. You just need to show up dressed as a zombie with your makeup on at Place des festivals before 5:00PM.

Q: Do we need to have our costume ready upon arriving at the Place des festivals?
A: Yes, you can finish your costume upon arriving.

Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to volunteer on October 28th please follow this link: Volunteer


Sunday October 29th The Wizards Village


Esplanade de la Place des Arts will be transformed into a wizards village, where a battalion of wizards-in-the-making can take part in an array of activities. Magic wand-making, a spooky carrousel, face painting, a pumpkin museum, an enchanted forest and more awaits you.

Children will receive a passport that gives them access to the apprentice wizard workshops. Once they have completed all the activities and their passports have been stamped, these newly-trained sorcerers will be ready to face a creature (Trouble-Fete) and hopefully  put it back to sleep once again.

At 3:00 pm The Great Wizardry Parade will begin, with floats and wizards making their way toward the Trouble-Fête at the Place des Festivals. To thank the children for their precious help on this important mission, they will be treated to a show by Les Petites Tounes.

Adults and kids alike, come show off your best Halloween costumes!


  • Venue : Esplanade de la Place des Arts
  • 12:30 pm : Bewitched Village opens
  • 3:00 pm : Little wizards and little witches Parade
  • 4:00 pm : Show by Les Petites Tounes

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