Toronto’s most terrifying attractions, scream parks, and haunted houses will make sure you don’t get a wink of sleep during the month of October.
In the lead-up to Halloween, here are all the bone-chilling events that you should check out… if you dare.
Casa Loma’s Legends of Horror is back, and is about to haunt your dreams… and all your waking hours. The immersive theatrical interpretation of all of the classic horror figures offers a spooky self-guided walking tour through the lower gardens and into terrifying tunnels and dark places never before open to the public.
When: Now until October 31
Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace
Price: From $40
Experience the thrill of your favourite rides and the chills of 20 terrifying haunted attractions and shows at this theme park this October. Expect 700+ ghastly monsters ready to scare the living daylights out of you along with a maze, scare zones, and more.
When: Select nights from now until October 31
Where: Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan
Price: Admission from $32
On weekends in the lead-up to Halloween, this ‘scream park’ bills seven haunted houses and a midway of mayhem all in one place. Thrill-seeking Torontonians can look forward to a number of new haunted attractions including The Kill Show, a gory illusions act, and Winter Horrorland, a frozen nightmare of screams. In addition to the new attractions, brave souls can check out the Midway of Horrors, Zombie Prison, Skull Castle, House of Cards, the Darkness, the Haunted House, and the Slasher Wax Museum.
When: October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 to 21, 25 to 31
Where: Exhibition Place, 180 Princes’ Boulevard
Price: Admission from $33 online
After two years of sold-out performances and countless nightmares, mindreader Jaymes White and The Haunted Walk have joined forces to host The Séance, an authentic Victorian-style séance inside one of the oldest and most haunted buildings in the city. According to event organizers, this “soul-shaking psychological experience” is not for the weak or recommended for individuals with health conditions. The organizers say many people have claimed to experience paranormal activity during the séance.
When: Select weekends in October and November
Where: Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway
Price: From $59.66
While Fear Farm isn’t technically in Toronto, it’s located just over an hour west of Toronto and it’s definitely worth the drive. Here you’ll discover a terrifying farm that’s home to a number of bone-chilling attractions and plenty of ghosts and ghouls that will definitely keep you up at night. The farm features six horrifying haunts including a hillbilly-themed hike through the woods, a haunted hayride, the Hiller haunted house, the condemned corn maze, a terrifying clown-themed carnival, and the Stalking Dead, a zombie-infested corn maze.
When: Open until October 28
Where: 936685 Blenheim Road, Ayr
Price: From $29.99