Looking for some scary good fun to celebrate the spooky and spirit-filled Halloween season? Nearby London, Ontario, has plenty of events scheduled to help you connect with the living and the lost ... if your heart can take it!
The fun gets started Sept. 28-30 with Psychic Fair, London's largest international psychic event, taking place at Centennial Hall, located at 550 Wellington St. Call (519) 672-1967 or visit www.centennialhall.london.ca for more information.
London’s only haunted ghost walk, The Lost Soul Stroll, takes place throughout October. The stroll features true tales of murders, disasters and mystery dramatically conveyed by tour guides and a host of creepy characters from London's past. Held in downtown London, visit www.lostsoulstroll.com for details.
Haunted Village Hayrides will take place Oct. 12-13, 19-21 and 25-28 at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Guests will also enjoy the theatrical production “Ship of Death: The Wreck of the Victoria” by Maridon Duncanson. Call (519) 457-1296 or visit www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca for information.
And on Oct. 27, Fanshawe Pioneer Village will host A Haunting We Will Go, where visitors can celebrate a historic Halloween, trick or treat, bob for apples, hear a ghost story and join in a costume parade.
And finally, the 12th annual Halloween Haunting Run will take place in London’s Springbank Park on Oct. 28. The event includes 10-km and 5-km runs and a 2-km fun run/walk. Call (519) 672-5928 or visit www.runnerschoice.on.ca for details.
For helpful information on planning a quick getaway to London, please visit www.londontourism.ca.