The Horror: What to do this Halloween Weekend

Here is a quick listing of Halloween events for George Brown students

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Jack-o-lanterns on Halloween | Photo: Wildcat Dunny / Flickr CC2.0

Did you spend most of October getting your Harley Quinn costume perfect, and forget to make plans for the Halloween weekend? Not to worry, The Dialog has put together a list of spooky events that won’t give you a shock when you see the price.

Thursday, Oct. 29

Halloween Carnival at La Vie Night Club

Be who you want to be and join your fellow George Brown students at La Vie Night Club (224 Richmond St W.) 10 p.m.-3 a.m. $10 advance tickets at Student Association offices.

Dreadcade Halloween Party and Arcade

Dames Making Games is putting on its second annual Halloween arcade where you can put on your costume and play locally made horror-themed video games. Contests and snacks galore! 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Bento Miso Collaborative Workspace (862 Richmond St W.). Free with donations accepted.

Friday, Oct. 30

Rot N’ Rumble presents Zombie Wrestling

Mayhem ensues as zombies, humans, and Luchadore wrestlers grapple for Halloween supremacy. Also featuring special effects, food, and cheap booze. 7 p.m. Lithuanian House (1573 Bloor St W.). $20.

Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland

Brave your way through 10 horrifying mazes, two scare zones, four live shows and over 700 monsters prowling throughout Canada’s Wonderland. Free shuttle buses leaving from the corner of George St. and Adelaide St. E at 6:15 p.m. Canada’s Wonderland (9580 Jane St.). $20 for GBC students.

Saturday, Oct. 31

Ghost Hold 7

A haunted art house, curated by artist Vanessa Rieger and loosely themed around the number seven. Taking place in a 100 year-old (probably haunted) venue, with rituals and artist creations. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Jam Factory Co. (20 Matilda St.). Pay what you can.

Halloween Street Party in the Village

Wild costumes abound in Church and Wellesley Village, as thousands converge to party on Church St. Big parts of Church will be closed off, and bars in the area will be open late to encourage the ghoulish fun. Church St., between Alexander and Gloucester. 6:30 p.m. Free.

 

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The Horror: What to do this Halloween Weekend