Halloween is Wednesday, October 31, 2018, but many people like to celebrate all month long. There are many Halloween events in Toronto in 2018 leading up to the big day. Below are a few of our favourites:
Get your fright on at mazes including Blood Shed, Cornstalkers, The Crypt, Spirit Manor, Forest of Fear, Code Red and The Ruins. Visit scare zones such as Wicked Hollow, The Graveyard, CarnEvil, Ghostly Pines, The Plague and Trick or Treat at your own risk. Get spooked at live shows including Vampire Disco, Sinner’s Lounge and Devil’s Circus. Encounter 700 monsters roaming throughout the park. Halloween Haunt takes place Oct. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 and 31, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Halloween Haunt admission is as low as $32.99. Save $16 off front gate price when you purchase online. Not recommended for children under 13. Guests will not be permitted into the park if wearing makeup/costumes. Canada’s Wonderland is located at 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive (Major Mackenzie Dr. W. and Hwy 400), Vaughan.
Legends of Horror at Casa Loma
There is no better venue than Toronto’s own Gothic Revival mansion to host a scary Halloween event in Toronto! Legends of Horror takes place at Casa Loma from September 28, 2018 to October 31, 2018.
Take a self-guided 2 kilometre walking tour through the Casa Loma gardens where you’ll encounter classic horror figures during this one hour theatrical interaction. The walk will take you through the castle’s tunnels and some areas not previously open to the public.
Early bird tickets are available from Sept. 28 – Oct. 16, 2018 and are $40 plus applicable service fees online and $45 at the door.
Regular tickets are Oct. 17 – Oct 31, 2018 and are $45 plus applicable service fees online and $50 at the door.
Note: Tickets purchased onsite are on a first-come, first-served and admission is subject to capacity.
Legends of Horror is a separately ticketed event; it is not included with Casa Loma General Admission. Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Legends of Horror happens rain or shine.
The Ghost Light Anthology is a live horror experience involving five cautionary tales presented in a theatre performance at The Box from Oct. 18-31, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15, $25, $35 and $50. All seating is General Admission. The Box is located at 89 Niagara Street.
If you’re looking for one of the scarier Halloween events in Toronto 2018, Screemers is for you. Make your way through seven haunted mazes with 120 scare actors ready to give you a spook. Screemers takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place from October 5-31, 2018 (see dates and times below). Get your fright on by visiting the House of Cards, Zombie Prizon, The Darkness, The Haunted House, Field of Screams maze, Slasher Wax Museum, and Skull Castle. New this year is the illusion act, The Kill Show. Admission includes unlimited rides at Midway of Horrors. Enjoy a cocktail at The Vampire Lounge (additional fee) and food including Pizza Pizza, Tiny Tim Donuts, hot dogs and finger snacks (additional fee). General admission is $33.95 plus HST; Oct. 26 and 27, 2018 $35.95 plus HST.
Friday, October 5, Saturday, October 6, Friday, October 12,
Saturday, October 13, Friday, October 19, Saturday, October 20, Friday, October 26 (7 p.m. – midnight)
Sunday, October 21, Thursday, October 25, Thursday, October 26, Sunday, October 28, Monday, October 29, Tuesday, October 30, Wednesday, October 31 (7 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
Saturday, October 27 (5 p.m. – midnight)
Party among the sharks at Dark Waters, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada’s Halloween party on Friday, October 26, 2018. Enjoy signature cocktails while dancing to tunes spun by DJ Shamz and DJ Cozmic Cat. Come dressed in costume and enter the costume contest. Dark Waters takes place on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are $30 plus HST and can be purchased online. Annual Pass members save 50%. This is a 19+ event.
Monster Dash race event takes place at the Ontario Science Centre on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dress up in your scariest costume and join over 1,000 participants in this Halloween fun run and walk at Sunnybrook Park. There is will be a 5K and 10K chip timed run for adults and a spooky mile run for kids. Celebrate at the after run costume party with complimentary food and drink. Tickets are Adults 10K $75; Adults 5K $70; Youth (17 and under) 10K $60; Youth (17 and under) $55; Spooky Mile $35; Family Pricing $225. Use Promo Code “TORONTONICITY10” to receive a $10 discount. Register soon as event sold out in 2017. Proceeds from Monster Dash benefit Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital.
Let us know in the comments section if you have any other Halloween events in Toronto 2018 to suggest.