Fairs, Fests and Frights - October in #SaintAwesome

October 14, 2020

October brings the many colours of fall and the spooky happenings of Halloween. Make the most of your month with these upcoming events! 


Oktoberfest at the Market

October 17, Uncorked Tours at the Saint John City Market
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

North Market Street will be transformed into a biergarten, complete with patio heaters and live music. Enjoy beer, wine, and specialty cocktails, as well as some Bavarian inspired food. Prost!

Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

October 20 -24 & 27-31, Saint John Theatre Company
7:30 pm showtime

A ghostly tale of horror and suspense, arriving just in time for Halloween! Attend in person or choose to livestream directly to your livingroom... you might want to leave a light on. 

David Goss

Frightful Friday Ghost Walk

October 23, uptown Saint John
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join local historian David Goss for an evening of old and new ghost stories, while wandering uptown Saint John. There are prizes to be won, so plan to attend in costume!

 Queen Square

Queen Square Farmers Market Fine Craft Festival

October 24, Queen Square
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Get an early start on your holiday shopping with this curated fine craft festival located in the heart of historic Saint John.

INP End of Summer

Family Fun at the Irving Nature Park

October 24, Irving Nature Park
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

Fun for the whole family! Enjoy the scenic views of the Bay of Fundy coast and learn how to plant your own tree.

Imperial Theatre

Halloween Double Bill - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1920) - with Live Orchestra! + Beetlejuice (1988)

Oct 26, Imperial Theatre

7:00 pm start.

Get into the spooky spirit with not one but two retro Halloween feature films, made all the spookier with live orchestra accompaniment!

Spooky Spirits

Spooky Spirits

October 30, Uncorked Tours at the Saint John City Market

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, 19+ event

When the sun goes down the ghosts come out to play. This spooky tasting is bubble-friendly and will have you visiting stations around the City Market for cocktails and spooky stories.

Halloween Happening

A Halloween Happening with Storyteller David Goss

October 31, Irving Nature Park

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Halloween fun for the young and the young at heart. Choose from one of three time slots (earliest for under 7 years old), walk a spooky trail and enjoy some spine-shilling stories under the Interpretive Shelter.