Halloween is so close we can taste it. Creep through the week with some of these awesome events going down in Toronto this October 21 to 27.
What: Toronto wants to get scared — “and not the kind of fear the Leafs feel when they find out they’re playing Boston in the playoffs.” Head to the 6ix Screams International Horror Film Festival for some Halloween-themed fun as they screen several spooky, scary, and thrilling short films from around the world!
When: Monday, October 21
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: The Burroughes Building, 639 Queen St West
Admission: Free, register online
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What: The man, the myth, the legend, Sir Elton John himself is stopping in Toronto as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. He’ll be performing songs from across his epic musical career and putting on one of the incredible shows that made him a worldwide sensation.
When: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Tickets start at $414, available online
What: Get in the know with a series of information sessions that will help you get familiar with applying to college. In the past, sessions have included the following topics like How to pay for college, How to Apply for College, Credit Transfer in Ontario Post-Secondary and more. Everything is in one place at this fair, including 26 colleges.
When: October 23 to 24
Time: Wednesday, 5 to 9 pm; Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd
What: One of Toronto’s greatest 80s parties is returning this fall with a very special Halloween edition. Come hear the best in 80s new wave, pop, and movies and tv theme songs while dancing in your best retro outfit.
When: Friday, October 25
Time: 10 pm
Where: Revival, 783 College Street
Admission: $15, available online
What: Get ready to take a walk down memory lane, as beloved children’s writer, Dr. Seuss’ incredible creations will be appearing in a large interactive exhibit. The 15,000-sq-ft exhibition is a photogenic playground of interesting rooms that recreate the feeling and wonder of walking through a storybook.
When: Starts October 26
Where: Square One, 100 City Centre Drive
Admission: Register online
What: PRFMTO (try saying that three times fast) is back for another year and will be showing off the most rad selection of curated vendors, fave tunes, new buds, cold brews, and (always) good times.
When: Sunday, October 27
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor Street West