Halloween Happenings in Riverside 2019

Riverside LOVES the Halloween season and it shows! There are so many exciting things happening in Toronto’s Riverside for Halloween to celebrate the spookiest time of the year.

Here is a breakdown of Halloween happenings in Riverside:

Smartypints Trivia 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Eastbound Brewing Co
700 Queen St E

Head over to Eastbound Brewing Co for a spooky Halloween themed trivia night – costumes are HIGHLY encouraged! Winners for best individual costume and best team costume will be chosen. Costume & trivia champs get FREE flights of beer on the house.

Halloween Party on The Rooftop 
October 31, 2019
The Broadview Hotel
106 Broadview Ave
5:00pm – 11:30pm

Celebrate Halloween at the Broadview Hotel for a spooky Day of the Dead themed Halloween Party on The Rooftop! Help raise funds for Red Door Family Shelter: donate min $5 (cash only) and wear your Halloween costume to be entered for a chance to win a one night stay at The Broadview Hotel!

Patchwork Orange Pumpkin Ale
Eastbound Brewing Co
700 Queen St E

On tap and in cans! Patchwork Orange Pumpkin Ale. The secret is 100 pounds(!) of real pumpkin purée, giving this seasonal ale the flavour profile of your favourite pumpkin pie, with aromatic notes of ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice. Come by the brewpub for a pint, or stop by the retail fridge and pick up a few cans to pair with some Halloween candy


 HOWL-o-WEEN Party! 

Wednesday, October 30
3:30pm – 5:30pm
No registration required.

“Join us for tricks & treats! Don’t forget to wear your costume. Presented with the Ralph Thornton Community Centre and South Riverdale Child-Parent Centre.”

Degrassi Park Pumpkin Parade

Friday, November 1
5:30pm – 9:00pm

One last night to let your Jack-o-Lantern shine – join the Pumpkin Parade in Degrassi Park!

True Crime Trivia Movie Edition 

Thursday, October 24
I’ll Be Seeing You
747 Queen Street East

A night of True Crime Trivia Movie Edition!

Films to focus on:
Extremely Wicked and Shockingly Evil and Vile
My Friend Dahmer
Murder in New Hampshire

Tickets: $13.50

Riverside Halloween Fest and Fundraiser 2019 

Saturday, October 26
1:30pm – 5:00pm

Join us for spooky FREE fun at Riverside Halloween Fest! RAIN or SHINE

Each year, on the last Saturday in October, kids (of all ages, dogs welcome too!) can dress up and join the fun of Riverside’s Halloween Fest –  whether it’s your alter-ego, superhero, or just as a mere form of expression – come out and enjoy! Riverside Halloween Fest & Fundraiser is presented by Nell & Natasha’s Real Estate Homeward, the Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre, and the Riverside BIA. Donations are welcomed in support of the South Riverdale Child-Parent Centre

Halloween Kiddie Costume Parade 

Saturday, October 26

 Leaving from 807A Queen Street East: guided by the Riverside BIA, kids and parents will meet & greet and get fun treats from local Riverside businesses! Free reusable bag provided by Nell & Natasha!

Take a look at the participating Riverside businesses for the Kiddie Costume Parade

Dance of the Damned 

The Opera House Toronto
Saturday, October 26

Back to throw the best party of the year, Rue Morgue presents Dance of the Damned Halloween Party. Be sure to get creative with your costume for a chance to win up to $500 in cash.

Tickets range from $30 at the door to $100 for VIP
“Gates of hell open at 9pm”

Horror Movie Trivia

Sunday, October 27
I’ll Be Seeing You
747 Queen Street East

Another night of horror movie trivia!

Films to focus on:
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Final Destination
The Blair Witch Project