Halloween Events in Toronto

Ontario Legislative Buildings, photo Alex Guibord
Ontario Legislative Buildings, photo Alex Guibord
Ontario Legislative Buildings, photo Alex Guibord
Ontario Legislative Buildings, photo Alex Guibord

It’s Halloween this year on Monday, October 31, 2016 and although you may not feel like going to a Halloween party, you still might want to celebrate the day of the dead. Here are several Halloween events in Toronto in 2016 that will put you in a haunting mood without having to don a costume:

Halloween Scavenger Hunt for Adults

Urban Capers is offering a scavenger hunt that will take you through Yorkville’s graveyard, the insane asylum formerly at the site of Ontario Legislative Buildings and residences of Canada’s founding fathers. One of the scarier Halloween events in Toronto, this scavenger hunt will include trivia questions about old Toronto. Compete in teams of two to six. Scavenger Hunt tours take place on Sat., Oct. 8, 2016 at 7 p.m., Sat., Oct. 15, 2016 at 7 p.m., Sat., Oct. 22, 2016 at 6 p.m., Sat., Oct. 29, 2016 at 6 p.m., Sun., Oct. 30, 2016 at 6 p.m., and Mon., Oct. 31, 2016 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $29.99 plus GST and $1.74 admin fee.

Boo! At The Barns

Artscape Wychwood Barns hosts Boo! At The Barns on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wear your Halloween costume, enjoy face painting, a photo booth, a haunted house, spooky DJ dancing, scary stories, Halloween arts and crafts, balloon creations, beer, wine and pizza. Free admission. Artscape Wychwood Barns is located at 601 Christie Street.

Halloween party at Purina PawsWay in Toronto
Halloween party at Purina PawsWay

Halloween Party at Purina PawsWay

Bring your dog to Purina PawsWay’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Purina PawsWay is located at 245 Queens Quay West. Enjoy games, arts and crafts, prizes and a Halloween-themed photo booth where you can take photos of you and your dog. Bring your dog or cat in costume and participate in the costume parade and contests from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a chance to win a prize.

St. Joseph’s Toronto West Halloween Haunt 2016

Take the kids to the Toronto West Halloween Haunt in support of St. Joseph’s Hospital on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live performances by Sharon and Bram at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and action at the Hockey Zone. Special guest Mike Krushelnysk. Participate in a one kilometre costume parade through the Bloor West Village neighbourhood.

The Junction Pumpkinfest 2016

Take the kids to The Junction Pumpkinfest at The Junction Train Platform in the Junction to enjoy pumpkin carving for kids and family friendly Halloween activities on Sat., Oct. 29, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.