The Ultimate Guide to Halloween Parties 2016 in Toronto

halloween parties 2016 in toronto

Snailoween 2015 (Image: Silver Snail)

Halloween is just around the corner! If you haven’t made plans yet, Vv Magazine has you covered with the best parties in Toronto. 

Get to planning! The city comes alive during All Hallows’ Eve and if you’re looking to get down and have a little spookin’ fun, our ultimate guide to Halloween parties 2016 in Toronto is the perfect place to start. Whether you’re planning on going all out with your costume or keeping it on the DL, there’s a party on this list that’ll satisfy you and your crew.

Thriller w/ DJ Snake, Mark Knight + more
REBEL 
Thursday, October 27, 2016
If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new venue that’s taken over the Sound Academy, now’s your chance. Experience a line-up of 4 different DJs in 2 separate rooms and get ready to dance the night away. You even have the chance to win up to $5000 worth of cash and prizes, so make sure your costume is on point! Tickets are $50 each.

Monster Mash
Liberty Grand 
Friday, October 29, 2016
If partying in huge crowds is your thing, join 5000+ people at the Liberty Grand. There’ll be 3 separate party rooms, all playing different genres of music, so you can indulge in it all. Tickets start at $45.50.

The 2000’s Halloween Party
BLND TGER 
Friday, October 28, 2016
This costume-encouraged hip hop and R&B throwback party will be playing all your favorite and forgotten hits from Usher, 50 Cent, Ja Rule, Missy Elliot, Justin Timberlake and more. With tickets at only $10, you’re sure to have a spooktacular time.

Afterlife Glam 
The Drake Hotel
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Head to the Drake Hotel for a night dedicated to David Bowie and Prince. The night promises tunes by DJ Nana, a costume contest, and an interactive installation dubbed Verbasizer by Versa Visuals. Cover is only 10 bucks.

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Afterlife Glam

Stranger Things: 80s Halloween Party
Velvet Underground
Saturday, October 29, 2016
If you loved Stranger Things (who didn’t?) then you’ll want to head out to Velvet Underground for a night dedicated to the era the series took place. Tickets are $30 each.

Halloween Haunt Presented by Coors Light
Adelaide Hall 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Coors Light brings us one of the most affordable parties of the weekend. Grab tickets for $15 each and enjoy music from Grump, Jagerbomb specials, free pizza and of course, costume contests with awesome prizes.

Rémy Martin Presents: The Vampire Ball
Nest
Saturday, October 29, 2016
DJs, dancing, and costumes, is there anything else you could want on Halloween? Entry to this annual fête will cost you $35

halloween parties 2016 toronto

Vampire Ball 2015 (Image: Facebook/Vampire Ball TO)

Tim Burton Halloween Extravaganza 
The Gladstone Hotel 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
For one night only, the historic hotel will be transformed into the fairytale world of Tim Burton, bringing alive the Corpse Bride, the Nightmare Before Christmas and more. Guests are invited to dance the night away dressed as their favourite Burton character and vote for their favourite costume of the evening. Tickets are $35 each.

Live in the Stacks: Doomsquad 
Parkdale Library
Saturday, October 29, 2016
As part of an initiative to bring the community back to books, the Toronto Public Library is throwing a series of events at branches across the city. This Halloween, Toronto-based band Doomsquad will be playing a free (yes, that’s right – free!) show at the Parkdale Library for all ages. Who said the cool kids don’t hang out in the library?

Snailoween Party 2016 
Andrew Richard Designs
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Comic book shop Silver Snail is throwing a very Snail-o-ween with music by DJ NRMNDY and a special guest set by Born Ruffians. They’ll be giving away over $2000 in prizes courtesy of The Royal Cinema, Malabar LTD and more. Tickets are $30 each – get ’em while they’re hot! 

halloween parties 2016 in toronto

Snailoween 2014 (Image: Paul Hillier for Silversnail.com)

A Notable Halloween Party
Ristorante Buonanotte
Saturday, October 29, 2016
The annual Notable Halloween party is just around the corner and they’re celebrating the spooky night with the city’s finest young professionals, costumes, and cocktails. DJ Conor Cutz will be manning the music and each guest will receive two complimentary drinks courtesy of Canadian Club. Advanced tickets are $25 each.

Deadbeat Superheroes with HORMOANS & Tripper Gore
The Supermarket 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Head to Kensington Market for The Supermarket’s Halloween Bash featuring 3 live bands. Entry is $8 and costumes are encouraged.

Promise Warehouse Party 
178 Queens Quay East
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Because what’s Halloween without an industrial warehouse party? This party goes on until 5am with house and techno music from AD/D (Mario J – Spain), My Favorite Robot, Matt Von Wilde, Jackie Spade, and TAKiN. The event will also feature a 360º 3D graf installation by Kizmet, food, a photo booth, a heated outdoor area and more. Tickets are $35 each.

The Haunted Mansion 
The Gates
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Previously hosted at the Burroughes building, this year the annual Haunted Mansion party will be taking place at the unique and spooky venue, The Gates. Tickets are $20 and the hip hop and top 40 will play ’til 3am.

halloween parties 2016 in toronto

The Haunted Mansion (Image: Clubcrawlers.com)

Tower of Terror Haunted Hotel 
Hilton Hotel 
Saturday, October 29, 2016 
For the first time ever, Hilton Toronto will be throwing a massive Halloween bash with over 1000 guests! Tickets are $25 and DJs will be spinning top 40, hip hop, and R&B, in between live entertainment and zombie dancers.

Halloween at the Haunted Brewhouse on the Lake 
Amsterdam BrewHouse
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Amsterdam is transforming their 14,000 square foot space into Halloween Haunted BrewHouse, complete with DJs, fresh wood oven baked pizza, live dancers, and spooky entertainers. And they’re giving out sweet prizes (think a full Amsterdam Keg and dining gift certificates) for the Most Creative Individual Costume and Best Group Costume. Grab your tickets now for $25.

Carnivale Halloween 2016
The Carlu
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Contortionists, live performers, and sword swallowers, oh my! The Carlu will be hosting a night of mayhem for those 23 and up. Tickets to this sure-to-sell-out haunted experience are $27.95 each.

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 90s Halloween
99 Sudbury
Saturday, October 29, 2016
I once heard a story, all about how… this party is one of the top Halloween bashes in the city! Running on its 7th year, this popular party is a tribute to old school hip hop, R&B, dance, house, reggae and pop from the 90s. With two rooms and cash prizes for best Halloween costumes, you’re sure to have a blast. Tickets are $30.

halloween parties 2016 in toronto

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 90s Halloween Party 2015 (Image: Clubcrawlers.com)

The Disco Dungeon 
The Great Hall 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Party collective, No Vacancy, will be hosting a jam in the newly renovated Lower Hall “Longboat Hall” underneath the Great Hall with a number of DJS, booze, and dancing. This Queen West party is sure to please, with early bird tickets only $15 a pop.

Dwayne Gretzky Hallowe’en
Horseshoe Tavern 
Monday, October 31, 2016
Just because Halloween lands on a Monday this year, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have a little fun. Cover band extraordinaire Dwayne Gretzky is playing a show at the Horseshoe Tavern and it promises to be a real Thriller. Tickets are $25 each.

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