Halloween is coming, which means fright-filled activities are popping up around the city! From haunted houses, communication with the dead, escape rooms, and many more, we have rounded up top things to do during Halloween. Happy haunting!
In the spirit of Halloween and giving back to the community, Mount Sinai is raising funds to rebuild their Emergency Department with the Sinai Soiree. Hosted at Casa Loma, join the Halloween bash at the ultimate haunted mansion. Ticket costs $150 and includes open bar, appetizers, entertainment and a $20 Crown Taxi voucher for your ride home. For more details, click here. Check out our photos from Sinai Soiree 2014 and Sinai Soiree 2013.
Hush Hush Party
Have you partied in a library before? There’s a complicit joy in partying where you’re usually not supposed to, Hush Hush is located at the Bloor/Gladstone Toronto Public Library branch. Hush Hush is unique in the sense that it turns a place of learning into an elegant space for revelry. Enjoy food by the chef of Fidel Gastro’s, Matt Basile, a nibble at the oyster bar or enjoy the open bar filled with spooky cocktails. For entertainment, head to their “scar bar” with an expert ghoulish makeup artist, get your fortune read by tarot card, crystal ball and palm readers. Tickets are $100 for New Collections members and $135 for non-members. Visit tplfoundation.ca/hush-hush. Check out our photos from Hush Hush 2014 and Hush Hush 2014.
Grey Goose La Maison Gothique
For a decadent French gothic Halloween Soiree inspired by French heritage and tradition, visit Brassaii on Oct 29, 30th or 31st for Parisian circus performers gothic silk aerialists, fire performers, possessed contortionists and more! Click here for more details.
Spiegelworld is an intriguing, sexy show filled with wonder! If you haven’t checked it yet out, you definitely should before they leave for Portland! On now until November 8th, 2015. Visit www.spiegelworld.ca for more.
From October 2 to 31st, Canada’s Wonderland is transformed into a place filled with zombies, killer clowns and toys. Brave your way through horrifying mazes, scare zones, and watch live shows. For more information, click here.
Screemers is located at the Exhbition Place, 180 Princes’ Blvd., from October 9 to 31. Featuring 7 terrifying haunts and carnival rides, featuring haunts such as “The Asylum” and “The Diabolical House of Cards”. For more details, visit http://screemers.ca/
Haunt Manor is known as Canada’s scariest authentically haunted hayride and haunted house, located in Niagara Falls on Lundy’s Lane. From Sept 26 to Nov 1, it features 9 attractions such as Haunted Hayride – Purge of Evil” and “Body Harvest Corn Maze”. Find your way out of the maze but beware of what hides in the darkness. Visit http://www.hauntmanor.com/ for more details.
Haunted Halloween Cruise
Enjoy a night on board Mariposa Cruises as Toronto lights up, where there’s fun food stations, photo-booths, DJ and a costume contest. Boarding is from 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., and cruising from 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m, tickets are $48.95 + HSC & HST.For more details, click here.
Survive the Night
For an adrenaline-fueled, goose-bump and fear filled adventure, Survive the Night is Canada’s first haunted house survival game, where you’ll be navigating in the dark with a lantern and map, trying to solve the mystery of the disappearance of inhabitants. With shadows at every turn, complete puzzles, solve riddles and traverse the village. Located at 8052 Torbram Road Suite B, Brampton, Ontario. Check out survivethenight.ca
If you love horror and puzzles, piece together clues and solve the horror mysteries within an hour at Escape Games, located at 11 Kodiak Crescent. Missions “Haunting of Noriko” and the “Unknown”: The “Haunting of Noriko” requires solving the creepy mystery revolving a Japanese spirit; as for the “Unknown”, no details are revealed aside from it contain extreme content for 18+. For more missions, visit http://www.escapegames.ca/
Toronto After Dark Film Festival
The must-see film festival has drawn thousands of thrill seekers featuring new horror, sci-fi, action and cult films from North America, Europe and Asia. The festival runs from October 15-23, at Scotiabank Theatre (259 Richmond St W). Some of this year’s films include: Deathgasm, Tales of Halloween, Lazer Team, Nina Forever, and The Demolisher. See more details here.