As kids enjoy what Halloween and the month of October has to offer through corn mazes, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and other spooky events across the GTA, adults will be looking to bars, clubs and private events to get their Halloween fix.
While children and teenagers have a plethora of Halloween events geared towards them, the adults who enjoy the spooky season will have to sift through local events to find the right fit for them.
To help you with your search, we have put together a list of some of the nightlife events happening across Toronto this Halloween weekend.
Lavelloween Halloween Night
Lavelle, which is best known for its Brazilian and Japanese style dining and its rooftop view with a pool, will be hosting a Halloween event on their rooftop on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30. Guests are encouraged to dress up in costumes as they dance to a mixture of hip-hop, house, Top 40 and trap music. Prices for tickets start at $19.13 per person and a Halloween oriented VIP table package will be available.
Black Lagoon Halloween Pop-Up Bar
The Black Lagoon Pop-Up Bar, which has nine pop-up bar locations across Canada and the United States, will be bringing the spooky experience to Toronto at Third Space. Guests will get to enjoy Halloween through goth culture and cult horror, and even try creative spooky cocktails throughout the month. For guests who choose to dress up, the pop-up bar gives out prizes for the best costumes every Saturday.
Monster’s Ball 2022
Monster’s Ball, being held at the nightlife and event space Mister Wolf, is sure to make attendees feel as if they are children again with candy and other themed treats. But that won’t be the only thing to look forward to. Hip Hop, R&B, reggae, soca, acrobats and Latin music will be played throughout the evening on Sunday, October 29, as club-goers will either be dressed up in a costume, cosplay, or in lingerie. For attendees who don’t want to wear a costume, at minimum a mask is required for entry.
Halloween Salsa Party in Toronto with Latin Live Band
For salsa lovers, the Brickyard BBQ and Bar will be hosting a Halloween Salsa party on Saturday, October 29. The party will feature BBQ-styled meals and drinks from the bar as well as a dance instructor who will give a salsa lesson. After the lesson, the guests will get to show their skills on the floor that will be filled with fog and bubbles as a live band and a DJ play salsa music.
Totally 80’s Halloween Costume Party
Back after a two-year hiatus, radio station boom 97.3 will be back to host their 80’s themed Halloween party for the 2022 spooky season on Friday, October 28 at The Phoenix Concert Theatre. Fans of 80’s music will enjoy popular hits from the 80s while dressed in 80’s attire and enjoy spooky performances and treats. There will also be a costume contest where the attendee dressed in the best 80’s costume can win a $2,500 prize.
Queen of the Night Halloween Drag Show
The CRAFT Beer Market Toronto will be hosting a Halloween-themed drag show at the restaurant on Sunday, October 30 where drag queens will strut and perform.
Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Party
This classic Halloween movie will be playing at the Biltmore Theatre in Oshawa on Saturday, October 29. For those who are not ready to end the night, a DJ will be playing music for attendees to dance to after the movie ends.
Tdotclub Halloween Booze Cruise
The Empress of Canada will be cruising the waters in Toronto on Friday, October 28, and on Monday, October 31 for those who want to celebrate Halloween in a unique way. The music featured on the cruise will be hip-hop, Top 40, mash-ups, dancehall, and EDM.