Halloween is here, and with it comes parties, parades, and pumpkins galore! Find out what’s happening around the city for kids and families this Saturday and Sunday, October 26–27, 2019.
Our full events calendar has even more fun events this weekend and coming up. Browse by dates, category, and free events.
Top Picks This Weekend
Here are our favourite things coming up for kids and families this weekend in Toronto.
VARIOUS LOCATIONS • Saturday
Visit your local comic shop to receive specially published, Halloween-themed comic books absolutely free. Many comic book shops make a whole day out of the event by hosting cosplay contests, and photo opportunities with costumed characters, so be sure to check out what’s happening at your local shop! Event website.
Halloween Fang-tastic Party
SCARBOROUGH • Sunday
Support Unicef while enjoying face painting, a magic show, a live DJ, swag bags, costume prizes, and more. Event website.
EAST YORK • Saturday
Toronto Botanical Garden hosts this holiday event, with spooky games, crafts, and snacks. Event website.
Halloween on Queen
THE BEACH • Saturday
Dress up and show off your costume in the annual parade and take your chance at winning prizes for the best costumes. Event website.
YORKVILLE • Saturday and Sunday
Make some creepy crafts, play ghoulish games, and decorate a Halloween-inspired cookie at the Bata Shoe Museum. Costumed kids are free! Event website.
Riverside Halloween Fest
RIVERSIDE • Saturday
Get on your costumes and enjoy the haunted house, costume contest, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and Kiddie Costume Parade. Event website.
EXHIBITION PLACE • Saturday and Sunday
Kids will love the frightfully fun activities, like haunted houses, pumpkin carving, the trick-or-treat trail, and a monster creation station. Event website.
YORKVILLE • Saturday
The Canadian Men’s Chorus performs an evening of “hauntingly good” music, delving into childhood imagination. Event website.
WYCHWOOD • Sunday
The spooky sounds of the Wychwood Clarinet Choir will mesmerize you with their Halloween hoots. Event website.
DOWNTOWN • Sunday
Dress in costume to hear spine-tingling tunes performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at this creepy concert. Event website.
Boo at the Zoo
DOWNTOWN • Saturday and Sunday Ride the new BOOmobile at the Toronto Zoo—a fun, not-scary adventure where you learn spooky facts about animals and ghosts at the zoo. All kids in costume get in free! Event website.