10 CHEAP Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (Oct. 25-27)

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Happy Halloween weekend! It’s less than a week away until that special, spooky day. Now, it’s time to dress up and celebrate. This weekend has TONS of events that are either free, cheap and sure to leave you feeling haunted.

Read on to find out more about exciting events happening it the city.

READ: Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Oct. 25-27)

1. Halloween at the Farm 2019

Where: Black Creek Community Farm — 4929 Jane St.
When: Saturday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free

Head on over to Black Creek Community Farm for a whole day of fun Halloween activities. For just $5, you get pumpkin, light and tools at the Jack-O-Lantern carving station. Make sure to pre-purchase this option ahead of time so you’re registered. There will also be a costume swap, food preservation demonstrations and sweet and savoury treats.

2. Evergreen’s Day of the Dead

Where: Evergreen Brickworks — 550 Bayview Ave.
When: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Price: Free

Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead this Sunday with Latin traditions, fun family activities, delicious food and drinks. This event takes over the Sunday Artisan Market for a day of wonder.

3. Ghost Walks Exhibition Place

Where: Enercare Centre — 100 Princes’ Blvd.
When: Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: $10

This spooky walk through Exhibition Place will teach you secrets that only staff working the late shift know. The grounds may harbour otherworldly visitors as the Horticulture Building was once a temporary morgue, a bloody battlefield during the War of 1812 took place there and there used two military forts onsite. Boo!

 4. Pumpkins in the Park

Where: The Village — 65 Wellesley St. E
When: Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Price: Free

This dog-friendly event is open to everyone. Enjoy pumpkin carving with all the tools and the pumpkin provided to you for FREE. Expect live music as you carve your Jack-O-Lantern and munch on FREE popcorn too!

5. The Stories We Don’t Tell: Eye for One

Where: The Lansdowne Cone — 659 Lansdowne Ave.
When: Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Price: Free

The haunted version of this monthly storytelling event will be held in a spooky ice cream parlour. Bring your own beer and if you can, snacks to share too. The premise of this event is to tell stories we don’t tell because they’re sad, weird or too intimate that are a part of us but left out of day-to-day conversations.

6. Soul Sunday Street Party

Where: Kensington Market — 330 August Ave.
When: Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: Free

This Sunday, head on over to Kensington Market for a soulful afternoon and evening. This event brings you a meditation flashmob, DJs and frolicking in the streets. This is a car-free, kid-friendly, non-GMO, honeybee rescuing, cosmic rain-or-shine soulful vibes vent.

7. Footprints Halloween Bash 2019 at The Rivoli!

Where: Rivoli — 322 Queen St. W
When: Saturday from 10 p.m. to Sunday at 3 a.m.
Price: $5 before 11 p.m. and $10 after 11 p.m.

As Toronto’s longest running open format dance event, this party will hae you enjoying dance, music and community. Expect funk, groove, soul, hip hop and tropical beats. Dress up or down but get ready to swing those hips.

8. Punk Rock Flea Market Toronto

Where: Lee’s Place — 529 Bloor St. W
When: Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free

Check out the city’s gnarliest pop-up market filled with weirdo makers, rad DIY and boss babes. Expect cold brews and good times as you shop wicked vendors.

9. Sanguinary Sanctuary : A 1990’s Vampire Party

Where: See-Scape — 347 Keele St.
When: Saturday from 10 p.m. to Sunday at 3 a.m.
Price: $5

It’s time to dress up in your best gothic or vampire costume. The best dressed vampire contest will begin at 1:30 a.m. and receive a bottle of Absinthe. There will be a bowl of fruit punch vodka and lots of candy onsite. Get your Dracula on and expect goth hits playing all night long.

10. Something Queer in the Neighbourhood! – Bday House Music Jam!

Where: Sneaky Dee’s — 431 College St.
When: Saturday from 10 p.m. to Sunday at 2 a.m.
Price: $10

Enjoy the best his from Prince and David Bowie all night long at this fun Halloween dance party. Get ready to bust a move on the dance floor till the early ‘morn.

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