Ghouls. Goblins. Zombies. Witches. Halloween in right around the corner and there is a frighteningly fun month of events in store. From horror film festival to haunted walks, to creepy theatres and spooky amusement parks. Whether you’re looking to scare your pants off or break it down on the dance floor, Toronto has you covered.
Scare yourself silly with the best and spookiest events, scary attractions and Halloween parties this city has to offer. Here are nine events to help you get into the Halloween spirit.
When: September 27 to October 27, 2019
Address: 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive
Canada’s Wonderland is taken over by 700 monsters and ghouls, all on the prowl ready to pop up when you least expect it. Experience the thrills of your favourite rides at night and the frights awaiting you in terrifying haunted attractions and shows. Halloween Haunt is a seasonal tradition.
When: October 19 to 20, 2019
Address: 1000 Murray Ross Parkway
Head to Black Creek Pioneer Village for some Halloween fun! Trick-or-treat your way around the village and learn about spooky pioneer superstitions. Enter the haunter maze, decorate your own pumpkin, get creeped out at the Creepy Creation Show and try the apply slingshot.
When: October 2019
Address: 1 Austin Terrace
Ready to be spooked? This is an immersive theatrical interpretation of all the classic horror figures as you are being led through a one hour, 2km self-guided walking tour. Starting from the lower gardens, winding its way through the castle tunnels and darkest spaces not open to the public.
Take the Time Warp
When: August 30 to October 31, 2019
Address: 506 Bloor Street West (Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
The cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show comes back to the cinema for its monthly screening. Enjoy Toronto’s own Shadow Cast performing their satirical, comedic version of the film. Find your favourite costume and “don’t dream it, be it.”
When: August 16 to November 8, 2019
Address: 298 Queen Street West (The Black Bull)
Combining ghost stories with myth-busting, this is Toronto’s most unique ghost tour. Visit Toronto’s famously haunted sites, hear the chilling stories behind them, debunk some of the myths and remain thoroughly spooked by the rest.
When: October 2019
Address: 180 Princes’ Boulevard
Screemers is Toronto’s original haunted attraction featuring 120 live scare actors, unlimited rides on the Midway of Horrors, themed horror mazes and viewing their new illusion act The Kill Show.
When: October 17 to October 25, 2019
Address: 259 Richmond Street West (Bloor Street Cinema)
Toronto After Dark Film Festival premiers a diverse selection of feature-length and short-films from around the world including works from Asia, Europe and North America. Get into the Halloween spirit with a selection of horror, sci-fi and cult films.
When: October 28 to October 30, 2019
Address: 100 Queen’s Park
Come in your Halloween best and experience the weird, wacky, and spooky. Take a tour of the Museums permanent galleries and special exhibitions or take your chance to participate in the Halloween Parade.
Halloween on Church Street
When: October 31, 2019
Address: Church and Wellesley Village
Watch The Village transform into the city’s most wicked street party on Halloween night. Grab your friends, grab a costume and grab a spot in the action. The Village shops, cafes and bars are bumping all night long.
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