12 terrifying haunted houses in Toronto you can still visit before Halloween

Oct 18 2017, 7:53 pm

If costume parties aren’t really your thing and you’re definitely not feeling a¬†kid-friendly event, perhaps you should spend your Halloween getting the living daylights scared out of you.

Sounds like fun, right?

Toronto is not only filled with a number of wickedly haunted dwellings, it’s also home to a number of terrifying haunted houses that will surely make keep you up at night.

Here are 12 haunted houses and attractions in and around Toronto you need to check out this Halloween…

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Fear Farm

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What: This fall drive just over an hour west of Toronto and you’ll find Fear Farm, a terrifying farm that’s home to a number of bone-chilling attractions including the terrifying Hiller haunted house, a hillbilly-themed hike through the woods, a haunted hayride, the condemned corn maze, a terrifying clown-themed carnival, and the Stalking Dead, a zombie-infested corn maze.

When: Now until October 29, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: 936685 Blenheim Road, Ayr
Tickets: $29.95 per person


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What:¬†If you’re up for a mini road trip, head to Kitchener to test your wits at what’s coined as Ontario’s premiere haunted attraction. Featuring¬†a number of themed haunted houses, Screampark promises to bring your worst fears to life.

When: Now until October 29
Where: Bingemans Screampark, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive
Tickets: Available online from $25

Fort Fright

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What: Fort Henry becomes Fort Fright this Halloween in order to scare the pants off visitors of the historic Ontario landmark. The old fort is a perfect setting for a haunted attraction, walk through old rooms and corridors that have been themed with all things horror, visit the resident ghosts, try to make it out of the escape room alive, and test your luck on the coffin ride.

When: Now until October 29
Where: Fort Henry, Highway 2, Kingston
Tickets: Available online from $20

Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland

What: This month, Canada’s Wonderland has been transformed into the most terrifying spectacle of the year. This year will be bigger, better, and more horrifying than ever. Brave your way through terrifying mazes, scare zones, haunted houses and live shows in addition to 700 monsters prowling through the park.

When: Now until October 31
Where: Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive
Tickets: Available online from $34.99

Haunted Manor

What:¬†You’ll definitely get your money’s worth at Haunted Manor. Here you’ll find a number of terrifying haunted houses, including a poltergeist and haunted prison-themed house in addition to a number of themed-haunted trails and a haunted hayride.

When: Now until October 31
Where:¬†9387 Lundy’s Lane (Hwy. 20), Niagara Falls
Tickets: Available online from $36.40 per person


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What: The Toronto tradition, Screemers is back to haunt you with seven haunted houses, a Midway of mayhem and thrilling rides. Take your bravest friends and head into an evening of ghostly excitement!

When: Now until October 31
Where: Queen Elizabeth Building, 180 Princes’ Blvd
Tickets:¬†Available¬†online¬†from¬†$25.93 ‚Äď $50.79

Toronto Horror Hallway’s

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What: This October, you’re invited to explore this seemingly never-ending maze of horror that’s housed inside an even more frightening haunted house. This year’s maze resembles an old fashioned hotel that’s been corrupted by lost souls and demons. Visitors will have to adventure through the old hotel and try to find their way out of the PITCH BLACK hallways and rooms. This attraction is definitely NOT for the faint of heart.

When: Now until October 31, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Located inside 401 Mini Indy near Highway 401 and Dixon Road
Tickets: $15 per person

Legends of Horror

What:¬†An immersive theatrical interpretation of all of the classic horror figures as the audience is led through a one hour, 1.75 km self-guided walk through the bowels of the historic ‚Äď and spooky‚Äď castle.

When: Now until October 31
Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace
Tickets: Available online for $40 or $45 at the door

Nightmares Fear Factory

What:¬†This is another haunted house that’s well worth the drive. Come and experience Nightmares Fear Factory, which is allegedly famous for the number of visitors that ‘chicken out’. If you don’t like dark spaces or have claustrophobia, this might not be the best place for you.

When: Now until October 31
Where: 5631 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls
Available online from $14.95 per person

Spooky Lagoon Presents: Murder at the Lighthouse

What:¬†This isn’t a haunted house per se, but it’s definitely a bone-chilling haunted tour that explores the Toronto Island‚Äôs dark past.¬†Head to the Island and experience Spooky Lagoon presents:¬†Murder at the Lighthouse, where you‚Äôll spend an evening listening to true island tales that include stories of¬†a 107-year-old sunken ship, Babe Ruth, hurricane Hazel, diving horses, the decimation of a unique community, and the story of¬†Toronto‚Äôs most famous ghost, J.P. Radelm√ľller.

When: Now until October 31, boats will depart every 10 minutes from 175 Queens Quay West
Where: The Toronto Island
Tickets: Available online for $25 per person

Grimm Grounds

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What: Grimm Grounds is a unique Hallowe’en experience that brings patrons a truly unique scare experience. The maze consists of a 10ft tall wall system which intertwines with massive mature tree’s luring guests into a tense, dark world of horror. 

When: October 25 to 31
Where: 16 Flemming Avenue
 $5 to $7 per person

Seasons Annual Haunted House

What: Seasons’ haunted house is great for all ages. When you’re done checking out the haunted house, visitors can check out the crafts, games and the pumpkin patch.

When: October 29, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
 655 Davenport Road
Tickets: $20 per family