Ten things to do during Halloween in Toronto
A man takes in a Hallowe'en display at a store in Toronto, Tuesday Oct 24, 2006. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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, CTVNews.ca 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