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Olivia Bednar

These costume houses and vintage stores will help you score that perfect unique piece while shopping local Read more


From legitimately freaky séances to monster-filled mazes, these Toronto Halloween events are not for the faint of heart Read more




Comic book shop Silver Snail threw its annual Snailoween cosplay bash in one of the city's most iconic buildings Read more



Synapse Films

No need to stay at home on the couch when the city's rep cinemas are showing scary movies all week long Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Halloween 2018 in Toronto: whether you're into live band karaoke, Y2K nostalgia, classic cinema or drag, there's a Haloween party for you this year. Read more


In the mood for a fright? Here are the eight best haunted houses and events in Toronto fit for the whole family Read more

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Canadian offshoot of U.S-based retailer Spirit Halloween has agreed to remove costumes with names like Pocahottie, Reservation Royalty, Naughty Navajo and Huron Honey from its Toronto stores Read more


The 69-year-old horror master's Danforth Music Hall set was mostly a celebration of himself and his films, and it was a hell of a night Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Toronto's LGBTQ neighbourhood shut down the streets and threw a giant costume party Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

Our top picks for art, theatre, film, Halloween and more Read more

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Alejandro Santiago

If you're into Pride, prom, punk or Prozzäk, there is a party for you Read more


Wanna see something scary? Of course you do – it’s Halloween! Read more

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Casa Loma

Halloween is happening all month thanks to these history walks, horror parks and scary mazes Read more



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A look back at one man's love for his city expressed via costuming Read more

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Take this quiz to reveal the horror movie murderer within you. Read more

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There’s no shortage of spooky Halloween events across the city. If you’re hoping for some great music to go along with the costume contests, check out our roundup of the best Halloween dance parties. Read more


And where are you watching it? You’re not staying home, are you? Oh, sure, you could Netflix up a scary movie marathon, but watching horror movies on a laptop just doesn’t compare to submitting to the darkness with a like-minded crowd. Read more

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From fetish parties to Tim Burton-themed bashes, there’s something for every costume-wearing reveler Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Grab your Ouija boards and take a Halloween trip into the beyond through some of T.O.’s creepiest and most majestic haunts. Read more


Scratching your head for a costume idea? Take this quiz for Toronto-inspired fun. Read more

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