At the end of October, fright-filled festivities celebrating Halloween start popping up around the city. From stumbling with the undead at the Zombie Walk to scaring yourself silly on tours of haunted sites, rounds up 10 things to do during Halloween in Toronto and the GTA.

Blood, guts and gore! This is your chance to go all out for the Zombie Walk and Halloween parade. This year the parade will feature floats and marching bands.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013

Location: Nathan Phillips Square

100 Queen St W, Toronto


Are there ghosts lurking in one of Canada’s most famous historic sites? Find out on one of their Halloween tours.

Dates: October 27, 29 and November 1, 11, and 24

Location: Casa Loma

1 Austin Terrace, Toronto

Ticket details here

The 8th annual film festival offers a line-up of new horror and sci-fi flicks.

Date: Friday, October 25, 2013

Location: Scotiabank Theatre

259 Richmond St W, Toronto

Lineup information here

Explore haunted houses and scare yourself silly with this Halloween tradition.

Dates: October 24 – October 31, 2013

Location: Exhibition place

$24.95 – 28.95

Explore mazes, thrill rides and haunted houses at Canada’s Wonderland.

Dates: October 4 – October 27, 2013

Location: Canada’s Wonderland

9580 Jane St, Vaughan

$39.88 - $43.27

Date: October, 27, 2013

Location: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

150 Kilgour Rd, Toronto

$22.60 – 67.80

Audience members are encouraged to dress up and participate in the play.

Dates: October 10, 2013 – November 10, 2013

Location: Lower Ossington Theatre

100 Ossington Ave, Toronto

$39 - $49

Church Street closes at 6:30 p.m. for Toronto’s biggest outdoor Halloween night event.

Date: October 31, 2013

Location: Church Street closes at 6:30 p.m. and reopens at 2 a.m.

Kids are encouraged to wear their spooky costumes and paint their own Halloween canvas.

Date: October 27, 2013, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: 3603 Hwy 7 E, Unit 106, Markham

$25 per child

The tour includes exploring two military cemeteries near Fort York and the haunted lighthouse.

Dates: October 18, 19, 25 and 26

Location: Fort York National Historic Site

250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto $12.50