Halloween in Ossington Village

halloween-witch-hatHalloween is only a week away, and there are a lot of different ways to celebrate Halloween on Ossington in the days between now and next Monday. Some are free, some are not, and some are good for children too!

Here’s a round-up of the Halloween celebrations in Ossington Village.

Updated to include Opera Bob’s on Saturday night


The Art of Darkness, Artscape YoungplaceOssington Halloween Art of Darkness Logo

October 28, 5-8PM, free admission, all ages

Artscape Youngplace is offering a host of Halloween related activities, mostly for kids and their parents this Friday night from 5-8pm. The event takes over most of the Shaw Street building and includes performances and interactive activities like painting and stickers.


Halloween Fright Night, Opera Bob’s


October 29, 9PM, free admission

Opera Bob’s encourages costumes for this Halloween party, so much so they will be offering prizes for the best!  There will be DJs.


CATL 2nd Annual Halloween Shindig, The Dakota Tavern

catl ossington halloween poster

October 29, 10PM, $10

Wear a costume and dance to this bluesy Toronto band at one of Toronto’s best music venues this Friday night. Tickets are available online.


Halloween House Party, The Painted Lady

Painted Lady Halloween
October 29, 10PM

Come in costume and dance to the tunes of DJ Salazar along with burlesque dancer Rubie Magnitude


Hotnuts Halloqween Troll-y Mountain Co-Op, The Garrisonhotnuts

October 29, 10:30pm, $10

The glam Hotnuts crew is sure to showcase some fabulous costumes and performances this Saturday night at The Garrison. DJs and drag queens are great Halloween company.


Ghost Stories (Told Live) Toronto, The GarrisonTrue Stories told live

October 30, 6:45PM, $10

This special edition of the recurring storytelling night will focus on spooky stories at The Garrison just in time for Halloween. Tickets are available for purchase online. 


Halloween Parade, Trinity Bellwoods Park

Pumpkin Parade

November 1, 6pm, free admission, all ages

This annual event invites community members to bring their carved pumpkins to the park. Then the volunteers light all the pumpkins for all to see and enjoy. Cider and a pumpkin toss to follow.


We will update with any new events when we hear of them, and always check our calendar for local events. Happy Halloween!

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