It’s the time of year when the littlest ghouls and goblins hit the streets for some frightful fun (oh and that thing called CANDY!). For those looking for more, we’ve put together a list of some of the best haunts and howls in Toronto to scare up some fun with your little one.
Why it’s Spooktacular. Talk about a photo opp! Complete with a creepy walk, singing, storytelling and a hay maze, children can join in the Critters and Costume parades daily and get a treat for their tricks. The Pumpkin Trail will lead children to different trick or treat stations. Children under 12 in costumes are free when accompanied by an adult paying regular admission. Don’t forget your camera!
When it’s On. October 21 & 22 and 28 & 29, 2017
Why it’s Spooktacular. Located a short drive North of the city, Whittamore’s offers pumpkins, baked goods, fresh produce and a scary good time. A corn maze, hay wagon rides, slides, a spider web tire climb and pumpkin cannon show will entertain your kids and get them into the Halloween spirit.
When it’s On. September 17-October 31, 2017
Howling Hootenanny at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Why it’s Spooktacular. Enjoy Halloween in one of the city’s most historic villages. Trick-or-Treat around the Village! Decorate your own pumpkin. Enjoy a performance on the main stage. Get up close and personal at the Creepy Creature Show. Dare yourself to enter the Haunted Maze
When it’s On. October 21, 22 & 28, 29, 2017 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Halloween Hoot Boo Barn, Riverdale Farms
Why it’s Spooktacular. Children age 3-10 can visit the Boo Barn, pumpkin patch, vegetable garden, as well as enjoying some pumpkin carving. Face painting & crafts! Suggested $5 donation/pumpkin. Pumpkins are first-come, first serve. Supplies are limited. All proceeds support Riverdale Farm.
When it’s On. October 21 & 22, 2017, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Halloween Howl at the Toronto Botanical Gardens
Why it’s Spooktacular. Kids can don their Halloween costumes to enjoy a spooky scavenger hunt, treats and a look at some creepy critters. Parent accompaniment and pre-registration required.
When it’s On. October 29, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
Camp Spooky at Canada’s Wonderland
Why it’s Spooktacular It’s Family friendly unlike it’s scary sister, the Halloween Haunt! Families and kids can take in some scare-free Halloween activities including BOO-rific mazes, trick-or-treating, foam pits, and so much more. Plus, all of your favourite rides will be open during the day, including KidZville and Planet Snoopy kids’ areas.
When it’s On. September 30, 2017 until Halloween night, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Halloween Spooktacular at The Bata Shoe Museum
Why it’s Spooktacular. Decorate a Halloween-inspired cookie, make a special craft and play ISpy in the galleries! Kids in costumes get in free!
When it’s On. October 28, 2017 from 11:00 to 4:00 pm
Get into the spirit of the season with some spooky good times for the whole family!