Aurora’s Haunted Forest - Presented by Healthy Planet


Join the fun at Aurora's Haunted Forest, presented by Healthy Planet. This event is geared to all ages with family experiences, as well as for those looking for a good scare.

Date - Saturday, October 28, 2023
Time - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Locations - Sheppard's Bush & Aurora Family Leisure Complex
  • Sheppard's Bush - Access via the Mary Street entrance. There will be many decorated trails and three cabins to explore for all ages. A charitable BBQ will be on-site for a nominal fee.
  • Aurora Family Leisure Complex - There will be crafts and games available for everyone to enjoy.

Aurora's Haunted Forest has been acclaimed as one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario. Special thanks to 5th Aurora Scouts, Marquee Theatrical Productions and The Knuth Family for their countless hours and passion for creating displays and themes. Additional thanks to the more than 180 volunteers whose time and talent has been essential for getting this event ready.

Admission Details

Wristbands are required to participate in the indoor activities as well as to tour the Haunted Forest trails. Event wristbands are $5.00 per person (ages 2 and older) and can be purchased in advance, while supplies last.

Wristbands can be purchased as of October 1, 2023 at any of the following locations.

  • Aurora Family Leisure Complex (135 Industrial Parkway North)
  • Aurora Town Hall (100 John West Way)
  • Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (1400 Wellington Street East)

Indoor Activities and Shuttle Bus

There is limited parking around Sheppard's Bush. We recommended participants park at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex and take the complimentary shuttle bus from the complex to Sheppard's Bush. A variety of games and crafts are available in the AFLC.

Accessibility Accommodation

To arrange for accessible parking and an attendant wristband, or any other accessibility needs, please email our Special Events Supervisor.

Note: The decorated cabins may not be accessible based on your requirements.

More Information

For more information, please call the Special Events line at 905-726-4762 or email Shelley Ware.

Thank You to our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Healthy Planet company logo

Event Sponsors

Geranium company logo

TD Bank company logo