Halloween and the Month of the Dead

October 1 to Novembre 16, 2019

Intrepid visitors are invited to brave the dark and participate in some exciting and scary activities offered at the Plains of Abraham. With family or friends, meet ghosts from the past and learn about the grim history of the Plains and the characters who shaped it. Engage in the season well beyond October 31!

Decorations at the Garden
Haunted Tower
Tales of the Bad Old Days
Ghoulish Walk
REGARD Horror Night!
Stories to Wake the Dead SOLD OUT
The Convict's Last Drink SOLD OUT FOR NOVEMBER 8


Decorations at the Garden

Take a stroll around the Joan of Arc Garden where mysterious decors inspired by legends illustrate the history of the Plains of Abraham: the white lady of Cap Diamant, the Sabbath, the voices of Joan of Arc, the widow's walk, drunkenness and temperance, public punishment, etc. Tombstones also remind vistors of personalities who left their mark on the park.

October 1 to November 3, by day or evening.
At the Joan of Arc Garden.
Free.


Haunted Tower

Fabulous decors await you in the Martello Tower, including scenes like the mysterious forest and the astronomical observatory. Watch your back, soldiers may surprise you! A must-see for families

With entertainment, a standalone quiz and a tour on the mini-train at the Joan of Arc Garden.

October 19, 20, 26 and 27, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Martello Tower 2 and the Joan of Arc Garden.
$3.25 (taxes included). Free for children ages 4 and under.
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.


Tales of the Bad Old Days

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

October 19 and 26; November 1, 2, 9 and 16, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
At the Martello Tower 4.
Approximate duration: 1 h 30.
In French only.
Ages 13 and older.
$10.50 (taxes not included).
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.

Reservations required
By phone: 418-649-6157 or 1-855-649-6157
Online:


Ghoulish Walk

Lantern in hand, join this spellbinding interactive walking tour to discover the Battlefields Park under a ghoulish light.

Shed some light on the dark history of the Plains of Abraham and the many obscure legends linked to it. Dare to meet a thief, a treasure hunter, and period characters, intriguing and mysterious. With them, learn about military discipline in the Martello towers, surgery at the time of the battles, public hangings, origins of Halloween and black masses on the Plains.

October 12, 19, 25, 26 and 31, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Departure from the Martello Tower 2.
Approximate duration: 1 h 45.
In French only.
Ages 13 and older.
$14.75 (taxes not included).
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.

Reservations required
By phone: 418-649-6157 or 1-855-649-6157
Online:


REGARD Horror Night!

In the unique decor of the Martello Tower 2, participate in a lively evening featuring a series of short films both chilling and unusual, mostly genre films.

November 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Martello Tower 2.
Approximate duration: 1 h 30.
Ages 13 and older.
$12.00 (taxes not included).
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.

Reservations required
By phone: 418-649-6157 or 1-855-649-6157
Online:


Stories to Wake the Dead - SOLD OUT

In the mysterious atmosphere of the Martello Tower 2, listen to storytellers with imaginations that thrill and delight!

October 18, at 8 p.m.
At the Martello Tower 2.
Approximate duration: 1 h 30.
In French only.
Ages 13 and older.
$20.00 (taxes not included).
In cooperation wit the Festival international du conte Jos Violon de Lévis.
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.

Reservations required
By phone: 418-649-6157 or 1-855-649-6157
Online:


The Convict's Last Drink

Tavern owner Jos Vaillancourt welcomes you to his establishment. Lively activity on military justice, leisure activities and punishment meted out to soldiers in the 19 century. Historical re-creation and beer sampling on the menu!

November 7, at 5 p.m. and November 8, at 8 p.m. SOLD OUT FOR NOVEMBER 8
At the Martello Tower 2.
Approximate duration: 1 h 15.
In French only.
Ages 18 and older.
$16.00 (taxes not included).
Not accessible for persons with reduced mobility.

Reservations required
By phone: 418-649-6157 or 1-855-649-6157
Online: