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

Film Fests & Special Screenings


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. more


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

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Samuel Engelking

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

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


Alejandro Santiago

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


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

Interviews & Features


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



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

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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

Movies & TV

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. 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. more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

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


Doors Open Toronto

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. more


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

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

Uncover Toronto’s haunted history – if you dare more


From spooky cinema classics to the newest releases, here's the best of this weekend's horrors more

Movies & TV

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