Unbelievably Spooky Halloween Celebrations In Toronto

Photo of Shae Loeffelholz
9 January 2017

It’s that time of the year again when the ghosts and ghouls come out to play and Toronto gets a little spooky. The city offers plenty, with Halloween themed and fun events that run year round for those who love to feel the rush of being frightened, but in a safe way. Grab your friends and get ready to get freaked out this Halloween season.

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Canada’s Wonderland Halloween Haunt

Starting as the sun goes down, Canada’s Wonderland transforms itself into a spine-chilling theme park with added attractions specifically for the month of October. Including mazes, scare zones, and live performances, with the main goal to scare the pants off of patrons. Wandering the park got more fun with 700 zombies and other ghoulish creatures following you closely. On for 13 nights this month, Halloween Haunt is not for the faint of heart – not recommended for those 13 and under.

Runs select nights from 7 pm to 12 am, September 30th – 31st

Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Maple, ON, Canada, +1 905 832 8131

Escape the Room

Escape the Room games have taken the world by storm, and Company & Co. has created one of their very own in Toronto. Originally created as a team building exercise, players are ‘locked’ in a room and must find a key in order to get out. They offer two different rooms to work your way out of: escape from the Time Travel Lab, and escape from the Mysterious Room. Take the challenge and work your way through clues and puzzles to unlock the door before time runs out.

For other inquiries call 1-800-649-9304

Company & Company (Time Travel), 76 Stafford St., Toronto, ON, Canada

CN Tower EdgeWalk at Night

If you didn’t think walking the edge of the CN Tower would give you an adrenaline rush during the day, check it out at night. Equally as thrilling, but in a different way, you walk around the circumference of the roof of the CN Tower hands-free and view the city from new heights. When it gets dark, see the added bonus of the city lights below. For those who want to live their lives on the edge – literally.

CN Tower, 301 Front St W, Toronto, ON, Canada, +1 416 868 6937

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra presents Danny Elfman

All great movies have a great soundtrack to go along with it and no director is more linked with his composer than Tim Burton and Danny Elfman. Experience the ultimate melody of soundtracks with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra playing selections from Danny Elfman’s celebrated scores accompanied by Tim Burton’s original sketches, drawing, story boards and film clips. The featured movies will include Halloween classics Nightmare Before Christmas, Batman, and Edward Scissorhands.
Roy Thomson, 60 Simcoe St., Toronto, ON, Canada, +1 416 872 4255

Courtesy of Screemers
Courtesy of Screemers


Screemers is in its 24th season running as a 90% indoor scare park. Tickets offer access to seven haunted houses and carnival rides. Whether you stumble your way through dark tunnels in complete darkness or escape an insane asylum with hungry patients, the park promises a night of fun and thrills for those who are willing to get a little bit scared. Running every weekend until Halloween, Screemers is definitely a place you don’t want to miss.

Queen Elizabeth Building, 180 Princess Blvd., Toronto, ON, Canada, +1 416 979 3327

Back In The Day Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

For a blast to the past, check out a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air themed party for the seventh year in a row. Spread over two different rooms with different themes to each, DJs from all over are spinning old school hip hop, R&B, dance, pop, and much more, all from the 90s. Cash prizes are offered to those who wear the best costumes. The event has been sold out the last five years so be sure to get your tickets while you still can.

99 Sudbury, 99 Sudbury St., Toronto, ON, Canada, +1 416 849 6567

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