(By: Angela McLean)
You’re never too old for Halloween. If, however, you have decided to retire trick-or-treating this year, there are still opportunities for you to grab a costume and party the night away with your ghouls and gals. Check out our five recommendations for where you can get your freak on this Halloween.
The Nightmare Before Homesick
Where: Sneaky Dee’s
When: October 28
Homesick is a weekly “Emo Night” dance party at Sneaky Dee’s. It features punk and rock music from bands like Brand New, Taking Back Sunday and My Chemical Romance. This Halloween, Homesick is inviting their devoted attendees to get spooky. Suggested costumes include Jack Skellington and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas or a Black Parade Gerard Way.
Tickets are just $5 in advance online and drinks are $4 before midnight. The event starts at 10 p.m.
Where: Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex
When: October 28
The third annual Monster Mash Halloween extravaganza will fill three rooms at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex with incredible trap, hip-hop and EDM talent from Canada and abroad. Metro Boomin’, Chris Lake, Tommy Trash, Hunter Siegel and Thugli will join the ranks of previous headliners Gorgon City and Loudpvck in entertaining the always-packed crowd. Expect to hear “Monster Mash” played at least a few times throughout the night!
Tickets are available for $45.20 in advance online. The event starts at 9 p.m.
When: October 28
Dance, trance and EDM fans are in for a thrilling treat with Thriller at Rebel. The new world-class nightclub will play host to some of the hottest names in the industry – DJ Snake, Mark Knight, Toronto’s Mark Oliver and Giddy – across two rooms. The best-costumed partygoers will be rewarded with up to $5,000 in cash and prizes.
Tickets are currently available through Ticketmaster in the final tier for $75. VIP table and bottle service can be booked by contacting the venue directly at email@example.com. The event starts at 10 p.m.
When: October 29
Rebel will be turning things up a notch for the Halloween take on their Rebel Saturdays event series. Mortem will feature a live performance from entertainers Black Mohawk, who combine live music and dance, circus performers, hostesses and theatrics to create an immersive and enthralling experience. Come dressed to impress – the three best costumes will be awarded a combined $10,000 in cash and prizes.
Tickets are currently available through Ticketmaster for $20. VIP table and bottle service can be booked by contacting the venue directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event starts at 10 p.m.
Stranger Things: ’80s Halloween Party
Where: Velvet Underground
When: October 29 and October 31
The Netflix original series Stranger Things has taken the world by storm and instilled a renewed love for the ’80s in many of its viewers. Inspired by the show, The Velvet Underground will be catering to all the ’80s kids at heart with a rotating soundtrack of ’80s music and Halloween classics. There is no better time to put your neon spandex and workout gear to use!
Tickets are $15 in advance online. The event starts at 10 p.m.
Note: All of these events are 19+. Check out our list of exciting Halloween attractions and haunted houses for all ages running through the weekend.
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All photos taken from Facebook event pages.