The Cast includes Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, David Strathairn, Holt McCallany, Peter MacNeill, Mark Povinelli, and more…
When and Where was Nightmare Alley filmed?
Nightmare Alley Filming Locations in Canada
North America is a Continent and Canada is a country located in North America that consists of ten provinces and three union territories. In the below article, we will see the different places in North America (Canada) where Nightmare Alley was filmed.
1. Country Heritage Park
Address: 8560 Tremaine Rd, Milton, ON L9T 2X3, Canada
The Country Heritage Park is a non-profit organization that is located next to Highway 401 and the Niagara Escarpment in Milton. The gas station and cafe where Stan gets off the bus featured in the film is filmed at the 1928 Ford Dealership at Country Heritage Park. It served as an open-air museum of rural life in the 19th century in Milton, Ontario.
2. Markham Fairgrounds
Address: 10801 McCowan Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3, Canada
Markham Fairgrounds is used as the traveling carnival set in the film where Stan learns Zeena and Pete’s techniques. The set was built in March 2020 on the grounds outside Toronto.
3. The Cotton Factory
Address: 270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton, ON L8L 6N4, Canada
Cotton Factory is a historic industrial complex also known as The Imperial Cotton Company Limited. Cotton Factory in Hamilton is used as the Salvation Army alley from the rainy scene. The street between the warehouses of the Cotton Factory served as a filming location for the scene after Stan and Molly ran away from Grindle’s garden.
4. Black Creek Pioneer Village
Address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3, Canada
Black Creek Pioneer Village is an open-air heritage museum in Toronto. The restaurant where Stan and Clem eat in the film and afterward the Salvation Army scene is filmed at the barroom of the Halfway House Inn at Black Creek Pioneer Village in North York.
5. The Carlu
Address: 444 Yonge St #7, Toronto, ON M5B 2H4, Canada
Historic event space The Carlu is located in Toronto and noted as the eponymous “Eaton’s Seventh Floor”. In the film when the time shifts Two years later, Stan -“The Great Stanton”- and Molly are performing in Buffalo, New York is actually filmed in this location.
6. South Simcoe Railway Heritage Corp
Address: Mill St W, Tottenham, ON L0G 1W0, Canada
The South Simcoe Railway is a railway which is located in Tottenham’s picturesque town and The train yards at the end of the film were filmed at the South Simcoe Railway. It is the oldest operating steam heritage railway in Ontario.
7. R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant
Address: 2701 Queen St E, Scarborough, ON M4E 1H4, Canada
R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant is a Water treatment plant in Toronto, Canada, The filming unit used the R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant to film the interior and exterior scenes of Ezra Grindle’s office in the film Nightmare Alley.
Nightmare Alley Filming Locations in the USA
There are several locations in the USA that are frequently used for filming. In addition to Canada, some locations in the United States were also used for the filming of Nightmare Alley.
1. Buffalo City Hall
Address: 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202, United States
Buffalo City Hall is in the City of Buffalo, New York. The exterior of psychologist Dr. Lilith Ritter’s office in the film was filmed in Buffalo City Hall. The cast and crew also filmed some scenes inside the building.