We’re bringing on the spooky goodness for everyone in Old Town Toronto this weekend. From fun for the whole (fur) family to adults-only scares here’s what’s happening for Halloween 2022. And as always, be sure to check out our Instagram where we update events daily on stories. 

The Fur Ball

Where: St. James Park

When: October 28th, 3 pm

Bring your fuzzy buddy to The Fur Ball ’22: A Howl-a-ween Dog Costume Contest and Charity Raffle at the Pavilion in St. James Park. Email dogsofstjamesto@gmail.com and register your pooch for your chance to win a prize basket filled with merch from local pet shops. For humans, we’re also running a charity raffle with proceeds supporting Through Ruff Times which aims to reduce barriers for people with pets who may experience poverty, homelessness, mental health and substance use, violent living conditions and/or any other self-identified challenges. There are dozens of gift cards and hundreds of dollars to be won from local businesses like SukhoThai, Evok Eyewear, C’est What and more. 

You can buy raffle tickets on the day of the event and in advance at AAA Bar (138 Adelaide St. East). One ticket is $5, five tickets are $20, and ten tickets are $30. You do not need to attend the event to participate in the raffle.

Gatsby Party 

Where: Pravda Vodka Bar

When: October 29th, doors open at 5:30 pm 

This Saturday Pravda Vodka Bar is hosting a Great Gatsby-themed Halloween party. Get dressed up in your best flapper fit and dance the night away to live music while sipping on their secret signature Halloween cocktail. Interested in a sneak peek? Pravda is serving their special Halloween brew for just $10 all night this Friday. No ticket required. 

Halloween Horror Showcase 

Where: Bar Cathedral

When: October 30th, 8 pm

ATTN: Horror buffs, Bar Cathedral is hosting a Halloween short-film showcase featuring 10+ shorts along with the premier of a brand new short by Toronto’s DEFORMED LUNCHBOX. Also enjoy live music, drag, and burlesque performances with Lucinda Liu. Plus, if you show up in costume you’ll be automatically entered into their costume contest. Also on deck are giveaways, raffles and more. Click here for tickets. 

Post-Halloween Pumpkin Parade

Where: Berczy Park

When: November 1st, 6 pm – 7 pm 

Bring out your jack-o-lanterns to Berczy Park for the ultimate post-Halloween send-off the day after Halloween in Berczy Park.

Let your creation glow with delight atop the park’s stage for all to see before bidding farewell to your pumpkin pal: to be composted with great reverence by the City of Toronto.

Don’t forget to post your pumpkin pics and tag us: #OldTownToronto @OldTownToronto. Click here to join the Facebook event.

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