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Sunday, September 29, 2013

All Hallows Eve ghost tours return to Old Fort Erie

   All Hallows Eve Ghost Tours at Old Fort Erie. (Tourism Ontario)
Niagara Falls, ON – Experience the traditions of Halloween, 1812-style, brought to life through the ghosts of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. Staff at The Niagara Parks Commission’s (NPC) Old Fort Erie are busily preparing the final details for these memorable tours, which will take place October 19, 25 and 26, beginning at 7:30 p.m., each evening.

A fun and frightening evening is promised for visitors to the old stone fort, ending with refreshments and the annual burning of a Guy Fawkes effigy.

The site of the bloodiest battlefield in the history of Canada conjures up many of its own hair-raising tales. See the Old Fort from the perspective of the spirits who still make their presence felt.

The past comes to life through story-telling and the ancient traditions of Halloween Tours start at 7:30 p.m., followed by the burning of the Guy Fawkes effigy at 8:30 p.m. This event is suitable for all ages. Be prepared and dress for any kind of weather. Reservations are required; to book your tour please call (905) 871-0540.

All Hallow’s Eve at Old Fort Erie
Date:                          October 19, 25 and 26
Time:                         All Tours begin at 7:30 p.m.
Admission:               Adult $12.25, Child (ages 6-12) $7.95
Children 5 and under FREE
Location:                  Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario
Reservations:          (905) 871-0540

Old Fort Erie is owned and operated by The Niagara Parks Commission. NPC is committed to a vision of Ontario's Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.
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For more information, visit www.niagaraparksheritage.com

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