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halloween quebec

If you ever got to witness the magic of Illumi's Cavalia, then you know just how enchanting the experience is. Well, Laval's massive lights festival is back just in time for spooky season with its fourth edition starting October 7 — and it promises to be bigger than ever.

With 19 luminous worlds to explore — guests can expect an infinity of colourful bulbs and themed sound effects arranged to create magical atmospheres, including the enchanted forest, the dune palace, the winter wonderland, the Jurassic kingdom, the submarine tunnel and four brand-new charming universes, too.

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What a great time to be in Montreal — nature is progressively bursting into radiant colours, and the Halloween spirit is slowly taking over the city! But where should you go to make the most of your free time?

As usual, there is a lot going on on the island, so perhaps this list can help you plan a memorable fall weekend.

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If you're craving a frightening experience this October to get you in the mood for Halloween, then a visit to this haunted maze ought to do the trick. Located only one hour from Montreal, La Belle de Coteau-du-Lac has a creepy corn labyrinth filled with monsters who wake up at dusk to scare the trespassers on their haunted land.

Even if you find your way out, the sinister atmosphere will follow you across the road as you venture through the cursed farm. The indoor and outdoor paths will lead you to a succession of spine-chilling visuals, inspired by many horror classics.

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Are you brave enough to wander through an entire haunted village? This spine-chilling fall experience only one hour from Montreal is not for the emotionally fragile. You have been warned!

Starting September 30, Drummondville's historic Village d'Antan will transform into your worst nightmare, complete with roaming, bloody creatures, a sinister soundtrack and creepy dim lighting.

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Our parents have always warned us to check our candy going trick or treating – and now we know why. The Service de police de l'agglomération de Longueuil (SPAL) opened an investigation concerning a sharp object found in a Halloween candy in Quebec on October 31.

"A child allegedly found a blade resembling that of a pencil sharpener in a candy collected during Halloween," the SPAL wrote in a Facebook post on November 3.

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