Halloween is approaching fast, so get ready for a go-to guide on Toronto's top five fun and scary Halloween festivities for all ages! Whether you are ready to party, explore a haunted house, or carve pumpkins, we have several events to keep in mind...
1.) Halloween Haunt: Once again, Canada's Wonderland is hosting Halloween Haunt! The theme park will be full of haunted houses, mazes, activities and scary monsters that are ready to creep up on you, so keep your eyes peeled!
When: September 30 - October 31, 2017 Where: Canada’s Wonderland Price: $34.99 and up
There are also scare-free Halloween activities for families and kids included at Camp Spooky including trick-or-treating and other activities.
When: Every Saturday & Sunday, September 30 – October 29 Where: Canada’s Wonderland Price: $27.99
2.) Legends of Horror: Dracula guides guests through the historic Casa Loma Castle! The one hour tour takes you through the castle hallways, tunnels and its beautiful gardens. The haunted house features a theatrical interpretation of classic horror characters and life-size figures of the Justice League superheroes from the upcoming film! This is one Halloween event that can't be missed! Note: Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
When: September 29 - October 31, 2017, 6pm - 12am daily Where: Casa Loma- 1 Austin Terrace Price: $40.00 online or $45.00 at the door
3.) Twilight Pumpkin Float: If you are looking for a nice family event to attend this Halloween season, head to High Park and meet at the Wading Pool to carve your own pumpkin and set it to float on the water! This year marks the 22nd anniversary of this fun and memorable fall festivity!
When: October 29, 2017, 4pm - 6pm Where: High Park Wading Pool (NW corner of the park)- 1873 Bloor St West Price: $2.50 per pumpkin
4.) Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada- Dark Waters: Explore the dark side of the aquarium at this +19 Halloween party! Celebrate with some drinks and costume contests, while you hit the dance floor. Beware of the deep sea creatures lurking around...
When: October 27, 2017, 8pm - 12am Where: 288 Bremner Blvd. Price: $28.00
5.) Spirit Walk: As part of Toronto's Historic Sites' Halloween Programming, be afraid to take a tour of Toronto's most haunted buildings and theatres! After the tour, guests wind up at Mackenzie House to drink cider and eat biscuits while listening to ghost stories about the house. Note: Not recommended for children under 8 years of age. Please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather. Make sure to check out https://hauntedwalk.com/toronto-tours/ for available tickets.
When: October 11 – 14, 17 – 21, 24 – 30, November 1 – 4 Where: Departure location- Hockey Hall of Fame, 30 Yonge Street, Spirit of Hockey entrance Price: $18.75 - 23.75
By: Alaina Pawlowicz