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Are you a fan of the ghoulish hour? While many shy away from things that cause heart palpitations, some love the excitement of a good scare. If you fall in the latter category and are heading to Toronto this October, you'll find many pleasantly unpleasant events to thrill you and fill you with fear.
Presented by the Clay & Paper Theatre, the 20th annual Night of Dread returns for a terrifying evening of fun, pageantry, ceremony, and celebration. On October 26 at Dufferin Grove Park, get into the spirit and conquer your fears with costumes, dancing, and live music!
Masks and puppets are made available to guests watching marching bands and fire spinners open the evening ceremony. After the ceremonial events, guests can enjoy a Small Fears bonfire, jive with Death Dancers, taste the bread of the dead, and visit The Valley of Remembrance shrine garden, which honors those who've passed on. Admissions run from pay-what-you-can to $20. Get your ticket today!
On October 25, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada goes dark for Dark Waters. Creep through the depths of the aquarium after the lights go off and see if you're afraid of the dark.
Dark Waters is a 19+ event where guests can enjoy signature drinks from a cash bar, partake in delectable snacks from the Cafe, and boogie on the dance floor to DJs Lucie Tic and Cozmic Cat. Attend this hair-raising event for a truly unique and memorable night at the aquarium. Buy your ticket now!
Church street that is! The Village transforms into the largest and most devilish Halloween block party in Canada. On October 31st, join thousands of people and hit the streets for a scary good time. The Village shops and cafes remain open after hours for trick-or-treaters of all ages. Bring out your best costume, dance to big tunes and enjoy this ghoulish night on the town!
Sleep off the scaries in a cozy bed at the Travel Hotel Toronto Airport. Expect sweet dreams, great service, and clean rooms all at a reasonable rate. This choice won't keep you up at night, book your stay today!