October 1 to Novembre 6, 2021

When fall sets in, ghosts from the past awaken on the Plains of Abraham. Greet them during mysterious Halloween activities sure to amaze young and old.

Halloween Garden
Saving Halloween!
Raptor Talons
Stories to Wake the Dead SOLD OUT
Tales of the Bad Old Days SOLD OUT

Halloween Garden

The White Lady of Cap Diamant

Stroll around the Joan of Arc Garden and explore the history of the Plains through sixteen works of folk art specifically crafted by artist Patrick Lavallée (Atelier du Gosseux) for the Halloween Garden, offering a colourful interpretation of legends associated with the renowned park.

October 1 to 31.
At the Joan of Arc Garden.

Lean about the history and approach of the Garden in these two videos:


Treasure hunt on the Plains of Abraham

The Plains of Abraham are alive with mysteries and legends. In October, tales resurface and magic sets in! Will you be brave enough to wander around in this huge park? Fear not, our magic bag has everything you need to venture forth and discover hidden treasures.

October 1 to November 8.
$12 + taxes per bag (designed for 2 kids).
Approximate duration: 75 minutes.
Recommanded for kids ages 5 to 9.


Saving Halloween!

Activity to download.

The Plains of Abraham witches have prepared a treasure hunt filled with challenges and funny riddles for children in the comfort of their home.

Download the Plains of Abraham Museum Candy Hunt, free of charge. Make Halloween even more fun in a few easy steps. All you need is candy. Follow the instructions and enjoy!

Happy Halloween!

Approximate duration: 30 minutes.
Recommanded for kids ages 4 to 10.

Raptor Talons

Photo: Falcon Environmental

Owl, falcon, kite… Dispel any myths that you may have regarding these mysterious birds. Falconry demonstrations, information on the habits of diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey. An exciting and intriguing afternoon of aerial acrobatics featuring several live birds of prey.

October 17.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: booth and continuous entertainment.
1 p.m., 2:30 p.m and 4 p.m.: free-flight shows (reservation and vaccination passport required).
At the Plains of Abraham Museum and on the site for major events.

Stories to Wake the Dead

In the company of three storytellers, immerse yourselves in the universes of Pamphile Le May and Jos Violon and in the shady past of the Plains of Abraham: witches' covens, military battles, duals, executions, hangings... Stories that will send shivers down your spine!

Vaccination passport required.

October 16, at 7:30 p.m. SOLD OUT
At the Plains of Abraham Museum.
Approximate duration: 1 h 30.
$22 + taxes.
In French only.
Not recommended for ages 13 and under.

Tales of the Bad Old Days

Learn about the darkest days of the 19th century: fires, epidemics, hygiene, shameful diseases and corporal punishment. Genuine historical anecdotes presented inside the mysterious Martello Tower 4!

Vaccination passport required.

October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30; November 5 and 6, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. SOLD OUT
At the Martello Tower 4.
Approximate duration: 1 h 30.
In French only.
$11.25 (taxes not included).
Ages 13 and older.
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.