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Weekend events in Toronto October 26-28 2018

Weekend events in Toronto are all about Halloween with three days of music, parties, films and a market. If you're looking for more spooky parties, here's a handy guide. Elsewhere, the last final Pedestrian Sunday is on and the TTC is opening up Leslie Barns to the public.

  • Top Picks
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • October 26
      Get spooky with the fishes during this big Halloween costume party inside the aquarium with drinks, tunes and creatures from the depths of the unknown.
      Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
    • October 27
      The TTC is opening the doors of the Leslie Barns this weekend for the public to poke around and check out where the streetcar magic happens.
      Leslie Barns
    • October 28
      This year's season of carless Kensington comes to an end with one last day of dancing, music, activities, art, food and performances in the street.
      Kensington Market
  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • October 26
      Celebrate all things Korean with a feast of traditional goodies served up by local chefs, plus a big Kpop dance party in the Square.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • October 26
      Director X, Masai Ujiri, Mary Walsh and Sarain Fox all share their thoughts and ideas about their journeys during the Toronto edition of TEDx.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • October 26-28
      Gamers of all levels are coming out for a weekend of innovative displays, activities, eSports competitions and more.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Halloween and Haunted Events
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • October 26
      Get low with Zedd as he arrives for a huge Halloween party and a night of epic beats featuring Manzone & Strong and LUKAV.
    • October 26
      Back again to scare you silly is this big Halloween band jam with local musicians covering new and old rock and pop tunes all night long.
    • October 26
      An old warehouse is being transformed into an huge queer Halloween techno party with DJs from Toronto and beyond plus some epic visuals.
      500 Keele St
    • October 26-28
      Steam Whistle is transforming for a entire weekend of Halloween celebrations with different performers, activities and drinks late into the night.
    • October 26 - November 1
      Don your best Frank-N-Furter and do the Time Warp again just in time for Halloween as this classic musical gets several night of late show screenings.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • October 27
      A young Winona co-stars in this Tim Burton favourite during this special, one-night only Halloween screening.
      Revue Cinema
    • October 27
      Sometimes it's what you can't see that's the most frightening, like at this Twin Peaks-themed party with some damn fine coffee and lots more.
    • October 27
      Our innermost fears are channeled though pageantry, music, masquerade and dance at this big PWYC outdoor Halloween party.
      Dufferin Grove Park
    • October 27
      Enter if you dare, the Devil's Playground with visuals, costume contest, food, drinks and all the best dance tunes courtesy of DJs Jimi Lamort and Saucy Miso.
    • October 27
      Dress to impress and party it up in the stacks at this annual Halloween party with themed rooms, food, treats, drag, drinks, DJs and more.
      Toronto Reference Library
    • October 28
      A celebration of Latin American culture is on with a day of family-friendly activities, traditional foods, drink and live entertainment.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • October 28
      Treat yourself to some some spooky, creepy and weird handmade goodies by local makers and artists at this Halloween market.
      Toronto Media Arts Centre
    • October 28
      Celebrate Halloween with drag, drinking games, costume contests and a screening of the classic who-dun-it, board-game-inspired Clue.
      The Royal Cinema
  • Film
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • October 27
      Cineplex has joined with WE Charity for a morning of family-friendly free screenings and cheap snacks with all proceeds going towards the charity.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 27-30
      Part of Hot Docs' State of the Union series, this documentary looks at the farming community of Monrovia, Indiana and the values that govern it.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • October 28
      Superfood gets a closer look at this documentary that explores what happens to the communities that get caught up the latest health craze.
      The Revue Cinema
  • Music
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    About the Event
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  • Markets and pop-ups
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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada


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