What to do About the Town Oct 29th – 31st

Halloween weekend is here and with Winter quickly approaching, we found events that will appeal to all. Don’t forget to pick up treats for the little ones that will surely be knocking on your door Sunday night.

International Festival of Authors

The 31st annual IFOA includes readings, lectures, discussions as well as book signings. This event at the Harbourfront Centre showcases the Scotiabank Giller Prize, Govenor General’s Literary Awards and Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction finalists. www.readings.org/?q=ifoa

TIFF Halloween Activities
This all weekend event at TIFF Bell Lightbox hosts scary movies, crafts and family friendly activities. Prices vary by event. tiff.net/tiffbelllightbox

Flight Center Travel Expo

We love to travel so this is one that can’t be missed! This event is will have giveaways, vacation deals and advice from leading travel companies. Held at the MTTC North Building on Saturday only. Free. www.flightcentre.ca/travelexpo/

Howling Hootennany
Black Creek Pioneer Village celebrates Halloween with haunted mazes, creepy creature shows, storytelling, pumpkin carving and much, much more! Free with regular admission. www.blackcreek.ca


Back at Exhibition Place for its 18th year, Screemers has re-built its Haunted House and even boasts a licensed Vampire Lounge. This event has rides not meant for the faint of heart but is guaranteed to be a screaming good time! www.screemers.ca/

Zombie Dance

Inspired by Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (retelling of the Jane Austen classic, Pride and Prejudice), this event pays homage to zombies of the 19th century. It’ll be a sight to see zombies grooving in torn regency gowns and pantaloons. Montgomery’s Inn. www.montgomerysinn.com

*** Don’t Forget: The Walking Dead Premieres Sunday @ 10pm on AMC! ***

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

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