Kids' Halloween Events in Toronto 2016

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Published Oct 4, 2016

Get in the Halloween spirit this year by taking the family to these amazing events! Here's the top kid friendly Halloween events in Toronto 2016.

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Halloween events abound in Toronto! Scare yourself silly with the best spooky events, scary attractions and Halloween parties taking place in the city. The staff at ChatterBlock has compiled a list of some frighteningly fun time events that you will surely enjoy!

PumpkinFest Toronto 

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Pumpkinfest Toronto has something for all ages. The family-friendly event features lots of outdoor fun for people of all ages, including rides, contests, food and more. Ride the Pumpkin Express train through the park to visit all the sights, including a bustling kiddy midway, magician acts, inflatable slides a carousel and more.

Oct. 8 - 10th, 2016. 10am - 6pm. 

Downsview Park 


Come one, come all, to Pumpkinville 2016. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin patch, inflatable rides, haunted house, face painting, children’s activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences and more.

Oct. 15th, 2016. 11am - 5pm. 

Greenwood Conservation Area

Pumpkin & Harvest Festival at Whittamore's Farm

Join in on the family fun and experience the majesty of the autumn season at Pumpkinland and our Harvest Festival Weekends which run from September 17 through to Halloween. However, all Halloween specific events take place between the 22nd and 30th of October. Some highlights of the festival include a spooky forest, pumpkin catapults, and a two-storey Tree Fort and Slide. 

Oct. 22- 30, (Sat, Sun) 2016. All day.

Whittamore Farm 

Boost Spooktacular 

A fun Halloween event the whole family can enjoy. Boost Spooktacular is for children 2-12 years old who like to dance, make crafts, do fun activities and want to win great prizes.

The event also features two haunted houses; a scary one for older kids and a not-so-scary haunted house for younger children. Join us for a great party and help raise money and awareness for the programs at Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre.

Oct. 23rd, 2016. 1 - 4pm.

Berkeley Church 

Bata Shoe Museum Halloween Extravaganza 

Say boo at the BSM this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun! Decorate a Halloween inspired cookie, make a special craft and play I Spy in the galleries. The event is entirely FREE, so feel free to bring the entire fam jam. 

Oct. 29 - 30th, 2016. All Day

Bata Shoe Museum 

The Junction Pumpkinfest 

The annual Junction Pumpkinfest is an amazing all day event that runs two days before Halloween. This year there will be plenty of treats and activities. Additionally, there will also be pumpkin carving and many more activities at the Junction Train Platform. 

Oct. 29th, 2016. All day.

The Junction

Boo at the Zoo 

This year at the Toronto Zoo, Toys "R" Us is hosting Boo at the Zoo. Your kids will love the trick-or-treat stations at the Tundra Trek, the many fun activities that will test your animal knowledge, and other Halloween themed games. Kids (under 12) who wear a costume will get free admission when accompanied by an adult. 

Oct 29 - 30th, 2016. 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Toronto Zoo

Halloween on Queen

Join us for our 4th annual Halloween on Queen event! Stop by Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrrest Gardens for a Creepy Carnival! With carnival games, magician, stilt walker, crafts, live performances by Sons of Beaches, a costume contest, DJ, trampoline fun, scavenger hunt. mazes and MORE! After 4, head on down to the Fox Theatre where the fun doesn't stop! A Halloween Double Feature will be played.

Oct 20th, 2016. 12 - 9:30pm. 

Kew Gardens & Ivan Forrest Gardens 

Annual Halloween Party at Purina PawsWay

Join us for a spooky celebration at our howling Annual Halloween Party at Purina PawsWay. Games, prizes and family fun for both people and dogs! Bring your camera and take photos of you and your furry friend at our Halloween-themed photo booth. Get creative with the kids at our arts and crafts table.

Free drop-in activities will be offered from 1:30pm onward; contests and costume parade start at 3pm. Bring your cat or dog in costume for a chance to win a prize!

Oct. 29th, 2016. 1:30 - 5pm. 

Purina PawsWay 

Looking for more Halloween Events in Toronto? You can visit our popular Halloween Events page

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