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Toronto Halloween Guide


Halloween is one week away! But there's so much to do before the big day!
You need to get a costume, get some candy, and then figure out exactly what you're going to do that night.
Whether you're planning a big night on the town, a party at home, or a night of handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, this guide should give you some ideas.

Costume Stores:
If you need a costume, buying or renting one from a costume store is usually the easiest way to get the most authentic one possible. Costumes from costume stores tend to be more expensive though.

Malabar Limited - 14 McCaul Street, 416- 598-2581 - http://www.malabar.net/
Theatrix Costume House - 284 King St. West, 416-977-3113 - http://www.theatrixcostumehouse.com/
Amazing Party & Costume - 923 Oxford Street, 416-259-5959 - http://www.amazingpartystore.com/
Theatrics Plus - 658 Yonge St., 416-924-1263 - http://theatricstoronto.com/
Sugar's Costume Studio - 511 Mt. Pleasant Rd., 416-487-5794 - http://www.sugarscostumes.com/

Party Stores:
These stores not only sell costumes, but also candy and decorations to make your night complete.

Party Packagers - http://www.partypackagers.com/
770 Lawrence Ave. West, 416-785-4035
29 William Kitchen Rd., 416-293-2339
1225 Finch Ave. West, 416-631-7688
900 Dufferin St., 416-530-7854 ("Halloween Extreme Superstore" open September 10th to Halloween only)

Party City - 1448 Lawrence Avenue East, 416- 755-2552 (*** I've been told that this number is not correct - if anyone knows the correct number please post it in the comments. ***)

Second Hand Clothing Stores
You can almost always find a gem at these stores. Of course, you might need to look a little harder to find exactly what you're looking for, but when you find it you can probably get a great deal.

Value Village - http://www.valuevillage.com/
1319 Bloor Street W., 416- 539-0585
2119 Danforth Ave., 416- 698-0621
2776 Victoria Park Ave., 416- 499-6177
924 Queen Street E., 416- 778-4818
45 Woodbine Downs Blvd., 416- 675-7450
605 Rogers Road, Suite C1, 416- 247-7372
3701 Lawrence Ave. E., #1, 416- 439-4464
1525 Victoria Park Avenue, 416- 752-0060
1030 Wilson Ave., 416- 633-2623

Goodwill - http://www.goodwill.on.ca/
345 Bloor St. E., 416-815-4749
28 Roncesvalles Ave., 416-534-1686
293 Coxwell Ave., 416-465-8569
60 Overlea Blvd., 416-422-0998
585 St. Clair Ave. W., 416-656-5550
306 Gerrard St. E., 416-921-3396
3302 Dufferin St., 416-782-3913
2625C Weston Rd., 416-248-6981

Kensington Market
There are numerous stores in Kensington Market that sell great items that you can use in your Halloween costume. It's best to check out the stores on your own, there are far too many to list here - Happy Hunting!
http://www.kensington-market.ca/

Events
Now you've got the costume and you've got the candy. But what are you going to do?

Screemers
Better Living Dead Centre, Exhibition Place, 416-979-3327
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 12th - October 21st
Everyday from October 25th - October 31st
Price: $27.95 ($22.95 with discount coupon)
http://www.screemers.ca/

Halloween Haunt
Canada's Wonderland - 9580 Jane Street, 905-832-8131
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October and Wednesday October 31st
Price: Regular Admission Online: $26.95 (Season Passholders Admission Online: $21.95)
http://haunt.canadaswonderland.com/

The Haunted Adventure
Magic Hill Farm - 13953 Ninth Line, 905-640-2347
Fridays October 5th, Saturday October 6th
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 12th - October 28th
Price: $19.00 - $34.00 (Price dependant on number of attractions attended.)
http://www.hauntedadventure.ca/

Casa Loma's Haunted Castle
Casa Loma - 1 Austin Terrace, 416-923-1171
Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th
Price: Adults: $16.00, Children: $8.75, Seniors: $10.00, Youth: $10.00
http://www.casaloma.org/

Halloweek
Church Street (Various Locations)
October 24th - October 31st
http://www.halloweek.ca/

Obviously it's impossible to list every store and every event here. Halloween is quickly becoming a bigger day with most nightclubs and bars having special Halloween theme nights and numerous Toronto attractions offering Halloween events.
Post your suggestions in the comments!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!


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