Rejoice and be glad, party-goers, for this year All Hallow’s Eve falls on a magical Saturday night. Whether your night includes some dark and mysterious false eyelashes, copious amounts of glitter, some form of animal ears – or perhaps all of the above – Vv Magazine’s ultimate guide to Halloween parties 2015 in Toronto is sure to make the night of October 31 the spookiest and most spectacular yet. (Keep in mind that the ticket prices listed below do not include the online fees or taxes).
Halloween at The Drake Hotel
The Drake Hotel
We can always count on the Drake Hotel to bring the biggest Halloween soirée to West Queen West. You’ll definitely want to put on that Freakum dress for a chance to win $500 in cash prizes! Cover is $10.
Galactic Halloween at The Carbon Bar
The Carbon Bar
Costumes, drink specials and a band—what more do you need out of Halloween? Drop by The Carbon Bar on October 31st decked out in your best costume, get amped up to the sounds of the Galactic Scoundrels, and after 11pm, enjoy $5 beers and Avion Tequila at the bar.
Where the Wild Things Are
Track & Field Bar
Track and Field Bar is celebrating its first Halloween in style—with a 5000 square foot blanket fort, lasers, smoke, prize for best costume, and a silent screening of Troll 2. The $15 entry ticket also scores you one drink ticket, free bocce ball and shuffleboard, and cheap drink specials.
The HAUNTED HOLLYWOOD Halloween Ball
Studio Event Theatre
Unwind & celebrate the weekend inside King Street’s upscale downtown playground, Studio Event Theatre, amongst good friends. Let your demons loose on the dance floor to the sound of DJ Richard Silas. Early bird tickets are $10, and regular tickets are $20.
With cash prizes for best costume and 8 different DJs to help you dance the night away, RED Nightclub is definitely a place you want to check out this Halloween. Tickets are $20.
Halloween Massacre At Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
With a party at the Metro Convention Centre, you know it’s bound to be a big deal. Boasting room for 4000 guests, DJ Delirious & ISC Nation will be spinning the latest in mash ups, top 40, R&B and hip-hop for you to dance to all night long. Tickets start at $20.
Monster Ball At The Ontario Science Centre
Ontario Science Centre
Calling all witches, werewolves, vampires, and other creatures of the night. Monsters Ball is back, and this year’s party will feature 3 spooktacular-themed rooms of live entertainment at the Ontario Science Theater. Early bird tickerts are $50.
Ghost Ship 2015
The Empress of Canada
This may just be Toronto’s scariest Halloween boat cruise. Ghost Ship 2015: Aboard the Empress of Canada will have 3 levels to get your party on. The ship will be covered and heated and there’s even a cash prize for the best costume! Tickets are $50.
Hush Hush Party at the Bloor/Gladstone Toronto Public Library
Bloor/Gladstone Branch of the Toronto Public Library
Head to the stacks for the ghoulish third annual Hush Hush Party featuring a “scar bar” (makeup applications), tarot card and palm readers, food from Fidel Gastro’s Matt Basile and an oyster bar from master shucker Patrick McMurray, prizes for best costumes, and an open bar slinging cocktails. Food and drink are included with the ticket ($100 for New Collection Members, or $135 for non-members).
Wicked Halloween Superhero’s Ball
Are you just itching to break out that Wonder Woman costume or to slip into that sexy Cat Woman jumpsuit? Come out to Queen Street East’s Wicked Club for a party of exclusively superhero and comic book characters. Tickets are $30.
Burroughes Haunted Mansion Halloween Party
The Burroughes Mansion
On for its seventh year, the Burroughes Mansion loft on Queen Street West will be turned into a seriously awesome Halloween party. Incredible rooftop terrace? Check. Great Toronto city views? Check. Partying in a “haunted” mansion? Check. Tickets are $20.
6TH Annual Fresh Prince of Belair 90’s Halloween
90’s meets Halloween, anyone? You definitely don’t want to miss 99 Sudbury’s annual blast from the past, complete with stellar Hip-Hop tunes. There’s a limited number of advance tickets for $20, so get on it.
Haunted Hotel Bash
Four Points by Sheraton
Don’t miss the GTA’s biggest Hotel Party at Four Points By Sheraton. With free giveaways all night for best costume, free hors d’oeuvres, and a diverse array of music playing, the Haunted Hotel Bash is definitely something you don’t want to miss. Tickets are $30.
Cube Nightclub: Sinners & Saints
Come out to this hot Queen West club and dance to resident DJ Chris La Roque this Hallow’s Eve. You’ll want to put some serious thought into your costume, as the best wins $500 in cash and prizes. Be forewarned that this club will be ever-so-packed so be sure to take advantage of their bottle service packages! Tickets are $20.
Church St. Halloween Party
One of the city’s best Halloween events, this street party sees thousands of costumed revellers descend on Church St., with many of the area’s bars hosting their own Halloween-themed events.
The Grand(stone) Budapest Hotel Halloween Party
The Gladstone Hotel
Immerse yourself in the wacky world of Wes Anderson as Gladstone Hotel is transformed into the Grand Budapest Hotel this Halloween. A bevy of Wes Anderson characters will be out and about, and look out for Glory Hole Donuts masquerading as Mendl’s Patisserie serving up delicious treats. (Note: this event is sold out.)
Coulrophobia – Halloween Night Inside &Company Resto Bar
Company Resto Bar
Something wicked this way comes – and by wicked, we mean wicked awesome prizes for you to win with a wicked awesome costume. With music by Anthem Kingz, this night is sure to be fantastically spooky. Early bird tickets are $15, advance are $20, and there will be tickets at the door.
Toronto Zombie Crawl
Need more than one party on your Halloween night dance card? Join the Toronto Zombie Crawl, which will take you to four venues over the course of the night, including Fiction, Tequila Jacks and two other undisclosed locations. Advance tickets are available for $25.
Citizen Lounge Presents: Cabin in the Woods
Want to get your party on over Halloween weekend? Visit Citizen Lounge as they turn it into Toronto’s resident Cabin in the Woods for a 3-day long party.
And for those of you who thought the party ended after the 31st, well, you’re sadly mistaken…
El Catrin – Day of the Dead Party
On November 2nd, El Catrin is back with their 2nd annual Day of the Dead fiesta, which will feature the city’s top flair bartenders, a lively tequila marketplace, and samples (because who doesn’t love tequila on a Monday night?). Not to mention, some sexy salsa lessons for you and your lover. General admission tickets are $10, and last call tickets will be available for $20.
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