Halloween 2014 in Toronto

Vampires, Witches and Zombies, oh my! Ghoulish fun for the young and the young-at-heart, check out these picks to enjoy Halloween in Toronto.


Family-friendly

Haunted High Park

Saturday October 25, 2014 (pre-registration required)

Visit Colborne Lodge and its grounds at night and hear about legends and ghost stories that have been told about the Lodge and High Park.  Period refreshments included.

Location: Colborne Lodge, High Park.

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Symphonic Spooks – Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Saturday October 25, 2014

Delight in hair-raising, spine-chilling classical music, as creatures of all kinds come to haunt the concert hall. Perfect for trick-or-treaters of all ages, well-known spooky works, including Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera Overture, selections from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and Symphonie fantastique will be heard echoing throughout the hall. Come dressed in costume to help the Orchestra get into the Halloween spirit!

Location: Roy Thomson Hall.

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Howling Hootenanny

October 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2014

Have a howling good time with the whole family, from 11am to 4:30pm on select dates in October. Enjoy The Haunted Maze and Scarecrow Mini Maze (for the little ones), Apple Sling Shot, FREE pumpkin decorating, Creepy Creature Show, Trick-or-Treat in the Village and much more!

Location: Black Creek Pioneer Village.

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Adult fun

Toronto Zombie Walk & Halloween Parade

Saturday October 25, 2014

The zombie walk started one gloomy Sunday, a week before hallows eve in 2003. A handful of the living dead rose from their graves to wander the streets of Toronto in search of brains. 2014 marks the 12th annual event which has grown into a full one-day festival including Halloween vendors, live entertainment and, new this year, The Nerf Zombie Strike Midway. Festivities begin at 12pm, with the Walk at 3pm.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square.

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Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland

Opens Friday October 3, 2014

Halloween Haunt takes over Canada’s Wonderland for 12 terrifying nights. From 7:00pm till midnight on select nights in October, experience an amazing assortment of thrill rides along with horrifying mazes and creepy scare zones throughout the Park. Not recommended for children under 13. No costumes.

Location: Canada’s Wonderland

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Ghost tours

The Haunted Walk of Toronto

October 10 – November 1, 2014. Reservations recommended

From the old military town of York to the metropolitan city of today, discover Toronto’s ghost stories and darker history.  Hear of the city’s  haunted theaters, public hangings and the terrifying encounters at Mackenzie House.  You will never look at the city the same again.

Location: Departs from Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Segway Distillery Ghost Tour

Tuesdays – Sunday (5pm, 6pm & 7pm)

Tour of the ‘other side’ of the Historic Distillery District. Learn to ride a Segway, then explore areas of the site where ghosts and other strange events occurred. At the conclusion of the tour, everyone receives an appropriately themed edible treat! Tour is entirely outdoors and at times in dark.

Location: Distillery District.

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