October ends with Halloween, but it seems like the full month is now dedicated to all things spooky and macabre. So with that in mind, here are three interesting and unique events that the City of Toronto is putting on for all ghoulies, goblins, and ghosts to enjoy.

Spirit Walks at  Mackenzie House Museum (home of Toronto’s First Mayor)

Let your imagination take over as we lead you through downtown alleys and laneways to discover some of Toronto’s reputedly haunted buildings. Return to gas-lit Mackenzie House, soothe your goosebumps with mulled cider and biscuits as you hear about the ghost stories associated with the house. Not recommended for children under 8 years of age. Please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather.
When:
> October 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
> October 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
> October 28, 2017, 7:00 pm
> October 28, 2017, 7:30 pm

Cost: $15 plus tax. Please see link below to purchase tickets.

Fort York After Dark: Lantern Tours at Fort York National Historic Site (Toronto’s Founding Landscape) 
Tour the grounds of Fort York at night, and hear stories about this national treasure and the history that surrounds it. From the haunted lighthouse to the bloody Battle of York, the lantern tour should not be missed. You will also visit two military cemeteries near the Fort.

 When:
> October 25, 2017, 7:30 pm
> October 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
> October 27, 2017, 7:30 pm

Cost: $13.27 | Adult: $13.27

Shades of Old Islington: Graveyard & Tavern Tour by Lamp Light – Montgomery’s Inn – 1830s Inn and Tavern 

Explore Montgomery’s Inn and the Islington Pioneer Cemetery after dark where you will hear chilling stories  guaranteed to get you into the Hallowe’en spirit. Inside the candlelit  rooms of the restored Inn you will discover the perfect atmosphere for hair-raising tales. Spooky refreshments included. Not recommended for children under 12 yrs. of age.

When:
> October 28, 2017, 6:00 pm
> October 28, 2017, 7:30 pm

Cost: $20.00 | Adult: $20.00

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Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist with a focus on travel, lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.