A list of free fun Halloween themed activities and events in Toronto and GTA. Events include pumpkin fests, costume parades, Haunted House, face painting, children’s activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences, and more.
PWYC events and events that offers free admission for kids with paying adult are also included. Trick or Treat events at malls are not included in this list.
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Halloween Events in Toronto for Adults/Teens
Halloween Activities & Events in Toronto & GTA for Kids
Visitors will enjoy a haunted house, face painting, crafts for kids, music, swimming, skating and more
October 14, 19, 20, 26 | 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM @ Recreation Centres, Brampton | Free Admission with a non-perishable food donation per person.
Halloween at Toronto & Mississauga Public library
Various Halloween themed activities at the local library branch.
Activities include the pumpkin patch, inflatable rides, a Haunted House, face painting, children’s activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences, and more.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 05:00 PM @ Greenwood Conservation Area, 2290 Greenwood Rd., Ajax
Day of the Dead Celebration
This celebration is a living altar created by everyone in the greater Toronto community. Bring a (marigold) yellow/orange flower to place in the community altar as an offering to your beloved ones that have passed away.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM @ Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto
Kids Halloween Trick-or-Treat
With candy galore and giant games, there’s heaps of fun for all the little goblins and ghouls. Bring your appetite and take a turn playing a lifesize game of Hungry Hungry Hippos. Get your game face ready for giant jenga, connect 4, play blocks, a 10ft etch-a-sketch, and videogames on the big screens.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM @ Mississauga Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
Feedback Horror Toronto Film Festival
See the best of Horror Short Films.
Thursday October 25, 2018 | 7 PM to 9:10 PM on @ Carlton Cinemas, Toronto
Treats in our East…Trick-or-Treat!?
Trick-or-treat in costume throughout the East Village – Port Credit, collecting goodies at participating locations. Look for the Treat Stop pumpkin in participating businesses.
Saturday October 27th, 2018 | 1 PM – 4 PM @ Participating Businesses, Port Credit.
Pumpkins in the Park
The Toronto Sisters of Joy will be on hand to encourage and assist creativity in transforming your pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern masterpiece! All materials will be provided. Live music will be played all afternoon and some of Toronto’s finest Drag Queens will be entertaining the crowds too.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Barbara Hall Park. 519 Church Street, Toronto
Night of Dread
Clay & Paper Theatre presents the annual NIGHT OF DREAD, an evening of fearful pageantry, revels and mockery. At this much loved, family-friendly, community event, Torontonians are encouraged to call on, mock and banish their private and collective fears through parade and pageantry, music and masquerade, dance and a devilishly good party.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM @ Dufferin Grove Park – 875 Dufferin Street, Toronto
Day of the Dead
Join us for our 8th annual celebration of Latin American culture with activities for children and adults alike. Evergreen’s Day of the Dead celebration takes place at the Sunday Artisan Market and incorporates traditional Latin celebrations, fun family activities and delicious food and drink.
Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 10:00 AM–3:00 PM @ Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto
Awalt Halloween Haunt
Visit this home based haunt in support of Sick Kids.
Last Days of Halloween @ 370 Olive Avenue, Oshawa
The BSM’s Halloween Extravaganza!
Say boo at the Bata Shoe Museum this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun!
October 27 & 28, 2018 @ Bata Shoe Museum | kids in costume get into the Museum for free!
Phantoms of the Organ
A spook-tacular evening of creepy classical organ music, played by students from the University of Toronto Faculty of Music and from York University playing popular favourites and strange music for the organ. . Come and see the darkened sanctuary of Metropolitan United Church’s Gothic 19th century building.
Friday, October 26, 2018 | 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM @ Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street E, Toronto
Halloween on Queen
Join for Creepy Carnival! We’ll have carnival games, entertainers, crafts, scavenger hunts, pumpkin decorating contests, costume contests, and tons more!
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 0 4:00 PM @ Kew Gardens & Ivan Forest Gardens, Toronto
Pumpkinfest in the Kingsway
Annual Pumpkinfest. Join us for a family friendly day packed with tons of activities for everyone! Dress up and come and join in the activities!.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ Jackson Avenue – By TD Bank, Toronto
Get Free Comics during Halloween Comicfest at a participating comic shop.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | Shop Hours @ Multiple Comic Shops
Kids of all ages are invited to get into costume and join us for some fun and spooky walks in Riverside this Halloween.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM @ 807A Queen Street East
Trick or Treat!
Calling all ghosts, goblins and ghouls! Pick up a spooky take-home Halloween art treat.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM @ Latcham Art Centre, 2 Park Drive, Stouffville
High Park Pumpkin Float
Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM @ Northwest corner of High Park, Toronto
Come on out to this special Halloween-themed workshop with local artists Paddy Leung and Alicia Nauta, and you’ll have the opportunity to design and construct your original costume. Then, showcase your one-of-kind D.I.Y. design at our 2nd Annual Halloween Runway Show! D.I.Y costumes are not required, but always encouraged.
Tuesday, October 30th | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM @ Art Gallery of Ontario
Milton Haunted House
Scary Haunted house, face painting, silent auction and other fun activities for the whole family and every age group.
October 27 & 28, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM @ Milton Mall, 55 Ontario St South, Milton
St. Joseph’s Toronto West Halloween Fest
Join your neighbours for our spirited Costume Parade through the neighbourhood with some special guests. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the day on the main stage on Bloor Street West and Windermere.
Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM @ Toronto Bloor West Village
Hallowe’en on Church
Church Street celebrates Halloween like no place else – becoming known as the biggest Halloween party in North America. Thousands of people put on the most creative and outrageous costumes and join the outdoor street party
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | 06:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ Church and Wellesley, Toronto
We’re aiming to provide a safe and fun environment for families in our community to gather this Halloween. There will be lots and lots of candies, photo booth, carnival games and prizes, and even a bouncy castle!
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | 05:30 PM @ Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church, 3 Clayton Dr, Markham
From witches and cats, to politicians and world events, the artful jack-o-lanterns represent the spirit of Halloween and also the spirit of the times.
November 1, 2018 | starting at sundown @ Sorauren Park, 50 Wabash Ave, Toronto