Halloween Events 2018




Tis the season to be spooky! Get into the spirit with the very best Halloween events for kids in Toronto and the GTA. These epic Halloween events for kids are chock-full of ghoulishly good fun!

Here's what's happening in and around the city...


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Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto
October 6, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Treat the kids to spooky, kooky, bricktastic fun all Halloween season! Jump inside the world's spookiest box of LEGO® bricks at the only Halloween Party that’s built for kids! Our LEGO® FUNgineers are busy making the attraction boo-tiful and are planning awesome activities around every creepy corner. Weekends in October and October 31. More info


Camp Spooky at Canada's Wonderland
September 29, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Halloween FUN for the entire family! Join us at Canada’s Wonderland for the ultimate fall festival held every Saturday and Sunday September 29 to October 28 – Camp Spooky! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids including BOO-rific mazes, trick-or-treating, foam pits, and so much more. Plus, all of your favourite rides will be open during the day, including KidZville and Planet Snoopy kids’ areas. More info


Howling Hootenanny at Black Creek
October 22, 21, 27 and 28, 2018
Enjoy a Howling good time at Black Creek Pioneer Village this Halloween! Decorate your own pumpkin; See Exciting Performances on the Main Stage; Dare to explore the Haunted Maze. Plus! Trick-or-Treat around the Village!; Try your hand at the Apple Sling Shot; Listen in on spooky pioneer superstitions and more! More info


Halloween Train at York-Durham Heritage Railway
October 20-21, 2018 and October 27-28, 2018
Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment. Children will receive a treat bag upon departing the train. Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $2! (maximum of 2 children per adult). Trains depart from Uxbridge on Saturdays, and from Stouffville on Sundays. More info


​Slime Busters Halloween Party at Glama Gal
October 26, 2018
It’s time for our annual Halloween Party at Glama Gal. This year’s theme is all about SLIME. Our ghostly evening includes a yucky pizza & slime-ade for dinner, glow in the dark manicures, create your own SPIDER slime, creepy crawler surprise bath bomb to take home and a Monster Bash dance party with costume. Multiple locations in the GTA. More info


MORE HALLOWEEN FUN...


Screemers
October 5, 2018 to October 31, 2018
SCREEMERS is Toronto’s original and best haunted attraction, celebrating our 26th year of guests LIVING THE FEAR in 2018. SCREEMERS is a pay one price event, and the price includes admission, all 7 haunted walk through themed horror mazes featuring over 120 live scare actors, unlimited rides on the Midway of Horrors, and the terrifying pleasure of viewing our new illusion act THE KILL SHOW.
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October Weekends at Scarborough Museum
October 6, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Let's get spooky at Scarborough Museum! Halloween is just around the corner and we've got you covered. Make a decoupage lantern and ghostly craft to decorate your home. Devil's Food Cake and Witches Brew (don’t worry it's just apple cider!) are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Admission is Pay What You Can!
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Pumpkinville! Free Event!
October 13, 2018
Free admission! This fall event has been a community favourite for years. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, No Frill's Pumpkin Patch, inflatable rides, Haunted House, children's activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences and more.
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Haunted High Park
October 13, 2016 to October 28, 2018
Discover the chilling legends and ghostly tales that haunt High Park after dark. Dare to step inside the candlelit rooms of Colborne Lodge to learn about 19th-century funeral and mourning traditions. Experience a Victorian Séance presented by Doc Wuthergloom of Eldritch Theatre. Spooky refreshments included.
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Fright in the Forest and Ghostbusters
October 20, 2018
Enjoy an evening of outdoor Halloween family fun in the Dundas Valley! The event will feature many frightfully fun activities! Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a screening of the original Ghostbusters (1984) movie in the grassy area by the Trail Centre. Movie begins at dusk. Costumes welcome!
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Halloween Mask Making at Todmorden Mills
October 20, 2018
Use your imagination to create a spooky Halloween mask in this family workshop. Treats provided! Suitable for children 6 years and up. Children must be accompanied by adults.
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Halloween Howl at Fifty Point Conservation Area
October 20, 2018
Join us at Fifty Point Conservation Area for an afternoon of Halloween family fun!
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Bump in the Night at the Toronto Zoo
October 20, 2018 and October 27, 2018
Join us as the sun goes down on the Zoo for an exciting evening of discovery! Through a short presentation learn more about the unique characteristics of nocturnal creatures and how they manage to live in the dark. Then join us for a moonlight hike to see what we find and get a chance to “communicate” with our wolves. This night will leave you howling with excitement!
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Halloween Spooktacular at Halton County Radial Railway
October 20, 2018 and October 27, 2018
All ages event! Walk through the haunted car barn and travel in the old, creaky streetcars along the mainline and enjoy some hot apple cider & scary snacks. If you’re a Halloween fan this is definitely a spooky experience not to be missed! Costumes encouraged.
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Boo at the Zoo
October 20, 2017 to October 28, 2018
Calling all costumed kiddies and celebrate the spirit of Halloween. Kids in costume (ages 12 and under) get FREE* admission when accompanied by an adult paying regular admission. Don’t forget your camera as we will also have our much-loved Halloween Photo Opportunities in place for the fun.​
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Creepy Crawlies Nature Walk at Markham Museum
October 21, 2018
Get in the Halloween spirit with this creepy crawly inspired nature walk! Love them or hate them, insects are all around us! From friendly honeybees, to slippery, shy earth worms, learn about some of the many insects and bugs that call Markham Museum their home. Discover what insects we like to encourage in our ecosystems, and ways to help them, and some insects we’d prefer pack their bags and move out.
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Halloween Lanterns Making at Todmorden Mills
October 21, 2018
Create a spooky paper lantern to light up Halloween in this family workshop. Treats provided! Suitable for children 6 years and up. Children must be accompanied by adults.
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Pumpkin Sunday at Westfield Heritage Village
October 21, 2018
A fun event for the whole family, especially the little ones!  Featuring pumpkin-themed games, demonstrations, crafts and activities. Bring your camera!
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Fort York After Dark Lantern Tours
October 23, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Hear chilling tales on a lantern tour of Fort York and its historic surroundings. Learn about the haunted lighthouse, the bloody Battle of York and other eerie history as you explore nearby military cemeteries. This event is not recommended for children under 8 yrs. Complimentary refreshments are included.
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An Evening of Hallowe’en at the Simcoe County Museum
October 24, 2018 to October 26, 2018
​Monstrous mayhem will be unleashed with three evenings filled with games, treats, and our terrifying haunted walk.
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The Great Pumpkin Trail at Royal Botanical Gardens
October 25, 2018 to October 26, 2018
It’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns light your way along our garden and South Bridle Trail. Enjoy live entertainment, face painting and pumpkin-themed activities and games. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
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Haunted Halloween at Westfield Heritage Village
October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Something curious is happening in the village!  Find out what as you explore by lantern, pumpkins and moonlight.
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Scaryfest at Markham Museum
October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Join us as we transform our 25-acre site into a ghoulishly grand Halloween town –  perfect for children 10 and under! With your treat bag in tow, trick-or-treat around the Museum grounds where you will encounter lively and not-so-lively characters! Have your fortune told by our Fortune Teller, try out some Super Hero Science, and dance the night away at our Monster Mash Bash!
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Kreepy Kortright
October 26, 2018 to October 29, 2018
Celebrate the Halloween spirit with spooky and scary activities at Kortright. Discover a haunted house, a frightening forest walk, Halloween activities, bonfire, scary stories and live owls. Fun for youngsters 10 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Legacy of Horror Charity Haunt
October 26, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Fear we go again. Markham's Best Residential Haunted House - Featuring ‘CarnEVIL’, ‘The Playroom’, ‘Zombie Apocalypse’, ‘Mad Science’, ‘Lockdown’, and more. This event is one of a kind. Many of the props are hand made, designed, engineered and sculpted from scratch. You will see things here that you’ll not see anywhere else. Free event. Donations accepted for Sick Kids.
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Halloween Hijinks in Bowmanville
October 27, 2018
Join us Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 1 PM – 3 PM at the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre for a family friendly spook-tastic day! Come in costume! There will be crafts, treats, games and a scavenger hunt!
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Bata Shoe Museum Halloween Extravaganza
October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Say boo at the BSM this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun! Decorate a Halloween inspired cookie, make a special craft and play I Spy in the galleries. Kids who wear their costumes get in FREE!
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Ghostly Tales and Creepy Creations at Colborne Lodge
October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Drop the kids off in the spooky interior of Colborne Lodge for morning of Victorian ghost stories, creepy baking and Halloween decoration creations. Suitable for children ages 7 to 10. Each workshop includes a special haunted tour for the adults.
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Haunted Halloween Night Circus at Westfield Village
October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Lit by lanterns, candles and pumpkins, the village is a beautiful and unique place to explore at nighttime. Travel throughout the village and see what surprises await. You never know what might be behind a door or around a corner. Westfield’s historic buildings are the setting for storytelling, demonstrations and unusual encounters. A magical shadow play with piano accompaniment will entertain you in the Mountsberg church. This year, the village green will be visited by members of a special traveling troupe. A miniature Night Circus will feature beautifully dressed Edwardian acrobats, carnival games and magic tricks.
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Halloween Slime’tacular at Indigo & Chapters
October 27, 2018
Come dressed up and join our Halloween Parade! Enjoy our colour changing Slime Time station and enter for your chance to win a Goosebumps giveaway. Free.
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Riverside Halloween Fest & Fundraiser
October 27, 2018
Each year, on the last Saturday in October, kids (of all ages, dogs welcome too!) can dress up and join the fun of Riverside’s Halloween Fest – whether it’s your alter-ego, superhero, or just as a mere form of expression – come out and enjoy! Free.
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Halloween Fun at Rouge Valley Conservation Centre
October 27, 2018
Lots of friendly activities for the kids. Haunted house... visit if you DARE!! Marshmallows and Campfire. Kids wear their costumes for a chance to win a prize! Tickets $5.
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Streetsville Spooktacular
October 27, 2018
The Streetsville Spooktacular gives children a chance to enjoy spooky crafts, games, prizes, music, and story time, all while decked out in their favourite Halloween costumes!
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Spirit Walk at Mackenzie House
October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Explore downtown alleys and laneways to discover some of Toronto's reputedly haunted buildings. Afterwards, snack on mulled cider and biscuits by gaslight as you hear the eerie ghost stories of Mackenzie House. Please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather. 
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Retro Halloween Family Drop-in at Todmorden Mills
October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Join us as we celebrate Halloween traditions of the past. Tour our historic homes, sample old-time treats and make a creepy craft. Costumes encouraged!
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Toronto West Halloween Fest
October 28, 2018
Celebrate Halloween with your family and neighbours on Sunday, October 28th in Bloor West Village. There will be loads of entertainment and activities for the kids. Free.
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Family Halloween Tour at Canadian Automotive Museum
October 31, 2018
Can a car be haunted? Join "Count Bob" and find out during our  annual family-friendly Halloween Tour of the Canadian Automotive Museum. We will share spooky, scary, and  entertaining stories related to cars on display.
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Mimico Pumpkin Parade
November 1, 2018
Bring your Jack-O-Lanterns to light up Mimico Square and Amos Waites Park on Tuesday November 1st beginning at 6pm. Please bring your own lighter and candles. Volunteers will load the pumpkins into bins for composting the following morning.
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Old Town Toronto Halloween Pumpkin Parade
November 1, 2018
Join us on Thursday, November 1st from 6-7:30pm for our annual Halloween Pumpkin Parade!  Display your creative jack-o-lantern, mingle with your neighbours and enjoy some free hot chocolate and apple cider (while supplies last!) Free.
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Pumpkin Party at Gibson House
November 1, 2018
Bring your carved pumpkin to Gibson House Museum to showcase your design. Pumpkins will be lit up and displayed through the evening. The Pumpkin Party includes cooking demonstrations in the historic kitchen, hot apple cider and treats. Discover what your future holds with a fun Victorian-style divination. Free.
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Our Calendar is always being updated. For more Halloween Events, CLICK HERE. At time of publication, many attractions had not yet posted their Halloween events. Check back on this page as new events will be added!

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