Night of Dread 2013

30 ghoulish highlights from the Night of Dread Festival

The annual Night of Dread Festival at Dufferin Grove Park offered a lot of Torontonians the chance to see their fears incinerated this weekend — literally. The black and white costumes and colossal masks were out in full force for Clay & Paper Theatre's 14th annual effigy burning / funereal procession, and fears, written on makeshift signs, from "the dark" and "kidnapping" to "line ups" and "Scientology" were set ablaze. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was also in attendance... sort of.

Here are 30 moments from this year's most cathartic Halloween parade.


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Sports & Play

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumps 200-feet off a quarry

Someone is selling bags of air from the Aaron Judge record-tying game in Toronto

Someone proposed with a Ring Pop at a Toronto Blue Jays game and got slapped

Toronto's Frankie Lasagna and Kyle Mulligan are now famous after missing home run ball

Judge ties Maris with 61st home run in Toronto but fan just misses out on ball

Toronto Blue Jays fan's playoff tickets revoked after correctly guessing presale code

10 provincial parks you need to visit in Ontario this fall

Yankees fan goes viral for completely losing it at Toronto Blue Jays game