Family Things to do in Toronto & GTA this Halloween: 2020
A list of Halloween Activities & Events (including free ghoulish fun) for Kids in the GTA.
1. City of Toronto
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For Hamilton, see Halloween in Hamilton
Visit Pumpkin Patches around Toronto for fun Fall activities and to pick your own pumpkins.
Boo at the Zoo
It’s time to get out your Halloween costumes and head out to the Toronto Zoo! BOO! Calling all ghosts, goblins, super heros, witches, princesses and other creative costumed kids. It’s time to put on your Halloween costumes and head out to the Toronto Zoo!
Turn your automobile into your very own BOOmobile! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our regular BOOmobile looks a little different this year, but you can enjoy the experience from the safety and comfort of your OWN vehicle! Details
two children per adult admission.
BOOmobile: Price per car: $25.00 – Members & $30.00 for Non-Members
Casa Loma Haunted House
As part of Casa Loma’s ticketed general admission of the castle, visitors of all ages will now be both amazed and enthralled by the spectacular and scary sets scattered throughout the renowned property’s grounds and tunnels. The castle’s physical location provides the ultimate ambience of foreboding and horror, designed to give visitors a terrific fright while adhering to recent health regulations. Details
Toronto’s Haunted Drive-Thru
The HAUNTED Drive-Thru is an immersive Halloween experience where guests drive through different themed areas including a Graveyard, Giant Kraken, a Haunted Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Movie Studio and much more. Details
Superdogs Howl-O-Ween: Fast-paced, interactive, heart-warming, and hilarious, the Superdogs continues to break new ground and reach new heights and will be an added attraction to our Haunted Halloween Drive-Thru experience with their very own Howl-O-Ween shows.
Halloween at the Village
Frightening festivities await you at Black Creek Pioneer Village’s annual Halloween event. The physically-distanced tour will include a séance, Halloween races & games, a grim take on fairytale puppet show, gruesome medicine and sneaky science show, and a hunt for treats in some of the Village’s heritage buildings. Details
Twilight Pumpkin Float in High ParkAnnual Twilight Pumpkin Float in High Park. Come carve a pumpkin and set it afloat with other ghoulish gourds! Details
High Park Halloween Howl
This all outdoor event will begin with pumpkin carving. The freshly carved jack-o-lanterns will be used to light our night hike through the woodlands. We’ll stop to learn the not-so-scary truth about bats, spiders, toads, owls and bones. Finish off the night by warming up around our campfire.Details
Halloween Zumba Party!
Get moving in your Halloween costumes and join Crafting for a Cure York University for a Zoom(ba) dance party! Featuring the amazing Ron and Lily Ko!Details
$4 per ticket
Get Free Comics during Halloween Comicfest. Head to a participating comic shop to get free comics! Also be on the look-out for mini-comic packs that will be available in comic shops which are great to pass out to trick-or-treaters on Halloween!Details
Open Air Halloween Cinema
Sit back in a muskoka chair and enjoy movies under the sky.Details
Say boo at the BSM this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun! Halloween may look a bit different this year but that’s not stopping us from celebrating this fun annual tradition. And what better way to show off your costumes than at Toronto’s favourite shoebox! Details
327 Bloor Street West
The Ultimate Guide to Eating Halloween Candy
Sink your sweet tooth into a candy-centred hour of musical mayhem and Halloween hilarity, as TSO Principal Education Conductor & Community Am-BOO!-ssador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser attempts to work late on All Hallow’s Eve to program the perfect Young People’s Concert—only to be interrupted by spooks, sprites, and serious sugar cravings! Details
Pumpkinville | Ajax
Kick off your Halloween celebrations this year with the Pumpkinville Halloween Kit Giveaway presented by TD Bank Group! The kit will include free family-friendly activities/crafts, treats and a pumpkin. Be sure to bring your little ghouls and goblins along for some fun surprises and delightful moments. Kids are encouraged to dress in costume.
2290 Greenwood Rd, Ajax
Haunted Ghost Drive-Thru Tour
Take a driving tour of the historic Pickering Village Museum at night and hear stories from the past that still haunt us today. Learn about paranormal investigations that have found evidence of spirits and ghosts, and hear stories of past. Details
Fear Factory – Haunted Maze | Oshawa
Club 717 has been transformed into Fear Factory haunted maze. Do you have what it takes to make it out of the maze??
Awalt Halloween Haunt | Oshawa
Steve and Amanda and Aleisha would like to invite you to our home and enjoy a scare on Halloween night. To raise funds for Sick Kids.Details
Pumpkins After Dark – Drive Thru | Milton
This Halloween season, witness magnificent works of pumpkin artistry – 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins, creating more than 100 sculptures, displayed among a series of jack-o-lanterns all illuminated after dark. Pumpkins After Dark is an unforgettable night of fun and enchantment for the whole family!
$39 to $89
The Great Pumpkin Trail | BurlingtonIt’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Follow the candlelit glow of hundreds of jack-o-lanterns guiding your way through Hendrie Park, and along the South Bridle Trail. Encounter roaming entertainment and other special guests who are ready to share some cool facts about bats, spiders, and of course PUMPKINS! Details
Child age 3 to 12: $12
Child under age 3: FREE
Downtown Milton Halloween Takeover | Milton
The Downtown Milton BIA is hosting a Halloween Takeover for two weeks this year featuring an exciting Outdoor Scavenger Hunt, Halloween-themed how-to videos, a downloadable activity booklet, costume contest, great prizes and more. Details
Family Fun & Halloween Festivities | Milton
Take a walk through our towering, tricky corn maze, fun for all ages, tall and small! Two Hay Mountains, mini straw Maze, playground and more! Enjoy a full day of family fun on the farm! PYO Jack-o-Lanterns are the highlight of the season! Squash, gourds, & mini pumpkins of all kinds available at the farm store too. Details
Halloween Trunk or Treat | Oakville
Come one, come all to Film.Ca Cinema’s outdoor, physically-distanced, and time staggered Halloween event on October 31st! Dress up in your Halloween costume and get ready for a fun afternoon. Our event will include…A trackless train sponsored by Kerr Village Bia for kids to ride on, Free goodies & Halloween-based activities for children from businesses, Decorated trunks for kids to trick-or-treat from. Details
Mountsberg’s Evening Halloween Spooktacular | Campbellville
Bring your ghouls and goblins to Mountsberg and wander through the haunted barn or walk down a lantern-lit path to meet snakes and owls and make a spooky discovery! Then take a wagon ride with our ghostly driver through the deep, dark woods or make some memories by the outdoor fire. Details
Downtown Oakville Pumpkin Pop-Up Experience
Stroll our new, extra-wide sidewalks (costumes encouraged!) to see all of the creative pumpkins our merchants will be putting on display, and stop by Towne Square between 9 am-1 pm to drop off (contactless) a non-perishable food item in support of Oakville Ready’s Hunger Haunt for Kerr Street Mission. Details
PumpkinFest | Caledon/BramptonTons of fun, and thousands of pumpkins! Corn Maze, Boo Barn, Bee Line Ziplines and more! Details
The Haunted Drive-in: Zombie Experience | Mississauga
The world has been taken by surprise contagion that turns infected into mindless zombies. Humanity is on the brink of extinction and the military has opened up its doors to a select few members of the public. They hope to keep you safe from the contagion outside. Nothing gets in. Nothing gets out.
Candy Chemistry Workshop | Brampton
This Halloween, join PAMA and Scientists in the School to discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles. Explore solubility, buoyancy, reactivity and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour. Registration includes your own mini-science kit filled with creative and hands-on STEM materials for you to keep. Kits will be available to pick-up at PAMA from October 26 – October 30 between 9 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
9 Wellington St. E., Brampton
Streetsville Spooktacular | Mississauga
Local families are invited to this free event, geared towards children aged 3-8 years old. Costumes are a must, and the first 300 kids to arrive get loot bags filled with goodies, giving them a head-start on their Halloween collecting! The event features Halloween-themed crafts, games, story time, and more. Details
Park Your Pumpkin | Mississauga
Bring your pumpkin for a last hurrah! Wander the pumpkin lit paths while enjoying music, cider, cookies and a candle lit tour of the Bradley Museum. Drop off your pumpkin before or bring it with you and stay for the festivities.
All Hallow’s Eve Witches Ladder Workshop | Caledon
Join Mill artist CJ Shelton to learn more about where our Halloween customs came from as you weave your own personal ‘Witches Ladder’ from crafty and found objects. Wool, string, twigs, berries and other organic bits and pieces gathered from local forests will also be used to make the “ladders”. This is a wonderful way to set your intentions for the winter ahead or weave thoughts and prayers symbolically into your creation. Your finished ‘ladder’ can be hung indoors or outdoors to send its message to the spirit world or protect your home. 12+ Details.
$90 per person (includes all materials)
Brick-or-Treat! | VaughanTreat the kids to a spook-tacular Halloween season with bricktastic & safe fun! Jump inside the world’s spookiest box of LEGO® bricks with awesome activities around every creepy corner – and it’s all included in your admission price! Details
Halloween Nights of Lights | Vaughan
An immersive, drive-thru experience like none other, featuring more than 700,000 LED lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Halloween tunes. Nights of Lights is the must-see drive-through event of the Fall season for all ages. Turn up the volume and roll down the windows because this dazzling light display is the first of its kind in Canada! Details
Zombie Hunt 2020 | York Region
We invite you to join us on the first York Region Zombie Hunt in support of St. John Ambulance. This year’s Zombie Hunt will have an estimated 31 activities, sponsored by local York Region organisations, to be completed during the month of October. Participants who complete each activity will be eligible for a draw specific to that activity. All activities will be family-friendly and pandemic safe. Details
Haunted Hollows Scream Park | East Gwillimbury
Haunted Hollows Scream Park is what your Halloween fears are made of. With one and a half acres filled with over thirty individual scenes, professional animatronics and live actors, the scream park will heighten all of your senses. Details
Kreepy Kortright | Vaughan
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. Details
Haunted Greenhouse | Aurora
Join the fun at Aurora’s Haunted Greenhouse presented by Healthy Planet. Entertainment will be provided from the entrance through two family-friendly greenhouses followed by one greenhouse for those who want a good scare. You will end your fang-tastic evening with a trail of spooky huts. A charitable BBQ will be provided on-site for a nominal fee.Details
229 Industrial Parkway North, Aurora
Schomberg Scarecrows | Schomberg
Visit Schomberg to see all of the incredible scarecrows that have popped up in various locations all around town! Details
Haunted Halloween | East Gwillimbury
Celebrate Halloween virtually with HalloweekInEG craft boxes! What’s inside? Boxes will contain materials required for crafts as well as some additional treats. Details
Flashlight Tours at Reptilia | Vaughan
Halloween doesn’t have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is! Come celebrate the spooky season with our nocturnal animals during our 1st ANNUAL FLASHLIGHT TOURS! 🎃👻🔦
After our normal hours on Oct. 30th and Oct. 31st… the lights will go off…and we will reopen from 6PM-9PM for guests to roam using ONLY their flashlights for light! This will make for a perfect opportunity to see what our animals get up to at night 🌙. Details
Code Ninjas Virtual Roblox Trick & Treat | Richmond Hill
This Halloween from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST, join us for some digital trick or treating fun! Join a custom built Roblox game where kids can dress up and search for Candy! Kids can join in for FREE! Details