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Travel Canada: 7 Thanksgiving and Halloween celebrations

Author: Canadian Living

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Travel Canada: 7 Thanksgiving and Halloween celebrations

Originally titled "A host of Thanksgiving and Halloween celebrations," from the October 2007 issue of Canadian Living Magazine, on newsstands or click here to purchase online.

Thanksgiving Festival at Kings Landing Historical Settlement. The entire family can celebrate an 1800s Thanksgiving, including harvest chores and a traditional turkey dinner. Oct. 6 to 8. Kings Landing, N.B.

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. Willkommen! It’s Canada’s long-running Bavarian festival with oompah music, dancing, a treasure hunt, Miss Oktoberfest Gala Ball, even an Oktoberfest Idol. Oct. 5 to 13. Don’t miss the colourful Thanksgiving Day Parade on Oct. 8. Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.

Town of Russell Beef and Barley Festival. The lineup for the annual fête includes the King and Queen Pageant, a car rally and craft fair. Oct. 5 to 8. Russell, Man.

Aboriginal Music and Arts Festival. Enjoy five days of aboriginal music, arts, crafts and the Northern Lights Thanksgiving Pow Wow. Oct. 4 to 8. Prince Albert, Sask.

Davison Orchards Family Pumpkin Festival. Enjoy wagon rides, pumpkin picking and more. Oct. 13 to 14. Davison Orchards, Vernon, B.C.

Ghost Walk of Historic Halifax. Take a nighttime stroll amid eerie reminders of the Titanic disaster and whispers of Oscar Wilde. Until Oct. 31. Meet at the Old Town Clock on Citadel Hill, Halifax.

Harbour Haunt: The Nightmare Returns. The ghosts of long-dead fishermen lurk in the dark shadows of St. John’s, Nfld. Oct. 11 to Nov. 4, starts at 7 p.m. 351 Walter St., St. John’s.
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