Toronto is a fantastic place to spend Halloween in, with the leaves falling and pumpkins adorning many residents’ homes. No matter which of our city’s many areas you live in, you can also find fun festivals and events to mark the mysterious occasion! Many business improvement associations are also getting involved, with pumpkin giveaways, movie showings, parties for families and pets, ghost walks and more. Creep around our list of Neighbourhood and BIA Halloween Events in Toronto…

Riverdale Farm: Boo at the Barn
When: October 21-22, 2023
Riverdale Farm offers a free weekend of fun with pumpkin carving, crafts, face painting and exploring the spooky “Boo Barn”.

Church-Wellesley Village: Pumpkins in the Park & Halloween on Church
When: Pumpkins – October 22, 4:00-7:30 pm; Halloween – October 31, starting at 7:00pm
Pumpkins in the Park transforms Paul Kane House Parkette into a pumpkin patch with free pumpkin carving, including provided carving tools. Then, on Halloween night, Church Street closes to traffic and becomes the city’s most wicked free street party.

Halloween at The Bentway
When: October 24-31, 2023
Spend Halloween at The Bentway with a week full of spooky stories, parties, a ghost walk and the return of the Howl’oween pet party.

Friends of Regent Park: October Funfest
When: October 28, 12:00-4:00pm
Head to the bake oven in Regent Park for this annual event with a BBQ, pumpkin carving, music, dancing, candy and fresh apple crisp.

Allan Gardens Children’s Conservatory: Pumpkin Carving
October 28-29, 10:30am-12:30pm
Allan Gardens Children’s Conservatory invites kids and families the carve their very own mini-pumpkin jack-o-lantern at Allan Gardens with their Pumpkin Carving event – costumes are welcome!

Downtown Yonge BIA: College Park Halloween Spooktacular
When: October 31, 4:00-6:00pm
Celebrate spooky season with a boo-tiful downtown event at College Park, with a raffle for everyone who comes dressed in a costume, plus pumpkin painting, dance show, and more.

The Kingsway BIA: Pumpkinfest
When: October 28, 10:00am-2:00pm
The Kingsway is celebrating Halloween with Pumpkinfest, with pumpkin decorating and costume contests, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.

Bloor West Village BIA: Halloween Fun in the Village
When: October 28, 10:00am-2:00pm
Fell the spirit of Fall and Halloween returns to Bloor West Village with entertainment, pumpkin carving, free professional digital photos taken at the Fall backdrop, and trick-or-treating at select merchants.

Corso Italia BIA: Trick-or-Treat
When: October 28, 1:00-5:00pm
Gather all your ghouls & goblins for some Halloween Trick-or-Treating in Little Italy, with family fun activities such as balloon artists, magicians, bouncy castles, and a spectacular house made of pumpkins!

Regal Heights Village BIA Halloween Event
When: October 28, 1:00-4:00pm
Head to Santa Chiara Parkette for a free and fun filled afternoon, with pumpkin giveaway and carving, face painting, wand making, selfie taking and more.

Bloorcourt BIA: Bloorcourt Pumpkins
When: October 28, 2:00-5:00pm
Pick a free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch at Westmoreland Parkette, groove to some live music and indulge in a sweet treat or two.

High Park: Halloween Howl in High Park
When: October 28-29, various times
High Park Nature Centre hosts Halloween Howl in High Park, celebrating all things spooky at this all-outdoor nature-themed family-friendly Halloween event.

Joel Weeks Park: Barkside Dog Pawty
When: October 22, 10:30am-12:00pm
Get your tails wagging at the Barkside Halloween Dog Pawty for a fun-filled day in Riverside with treats, wagging tails, and an unforgettable costume pawty.

Riverside BIA: Howl-O-Ween Mini-Fest
October 29, 11:00am-1:30pm or 1:30-4:00pm
Kids of all ages are welcome to Riverside Howl-O-Ween Mini-Fest for free activities such as pumpkin decorating, music, treats and face painting.

The Beach BIA: SPOOK-tober Free Movie Showing
October 29, 3:00pm
Join The Beach BIA to celebrate Halloween with a FREE showing of Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride” at Cineplex Cinemas Beaches.

Fairbank Village: Pumpkin Giveaway
When: October 27, 4:00-6:00pm
Starting at Eglinton & Hartley (west of Dufferin), kids can participate in a trick-or-treat scavenger hunt, find participating business that are giving away candy. Plus, free hot dogs and pumpkins!

Uptown Yonge: Halloween Haunt-Up
When: October 28, 11:00am-6:00pm
Fun for the whole family, this daytime event includes face painting, pumpkin carving, costume contest, treats, live music and more.

Downsview Park: Howl-o-ween Unleashed
October 29, 1:00-5:00pm
Drop by Dogsview Park and have a spook-tacular, fun-filled day at the off-leash dog park within Downsview Park for their Howl-O-Ween Unleashed event, which is back for its third year.

Streetsville BIA: Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt
When: October 21-31, 2023
Kids can find labelled decals displayed in the windows of the local shops in Streetsville, then drop off their filled-in scavenger hunt sheets to be entered for a chance to win a Halloween Prize Basket!

Downtown Brampton BIA: Spooktacular Saturday Event
When: October 28, 10:00am-1:00pm
Come dressed in costume to Brampton’s Garden Square to receive a treat bag and map, then start collecting goodies from the many participating businesses, plus fun activities in laneways with a DJ and a free photo booth.

Clarkson Village BIA: Halloween in the Village
When: October 28, 10:00am-2:00pm
Along Lakeshore Rd. West in the Clarkson Village neighbourhood of Mississauga, families can come in costume and trick-or-treat at participating businesses, plus enjoy free activities such asbouncy castles, games, and more.

Main Street Markham: Main Street Trick-or-Treat 2023
When: October 28, 12:00-2:00pm
Dress up in your most creative costumes in a spooktacular day of Halloween fun on Main Street Markham, with businesses along Main Street handing out Halloween treats.

Unionville: Halloween on Main Street
When: October 29, 2:00-4:00pm
At the Unionville Bandstand, enjoy a family-friendly event with live entertainment, balloon twisting, face painting and glitter tattoos.

Find more treats with our full list of Halloween events here!