Your one-stop source for all things horror, supernatural, and dark fantasy in Toronto.
Where to find the monstrous, the macabre, and beguiling artistic bonbons in museums, exhibits, and public spaces. Places include the Art Gallery of Ontario, Royal Ontario Museum, Graffiti Alley, Ireland Park, Magicana.
Casa Loma sits majestically atop an escarpment overlooking the city. Built in 1914 for electric energy baron Sir Arthur Pellatt to resemble a castle, the property is as spectacular as you can imagine and one of Toronto’s best attractions.
While there are plenty of sites in the city with stories of ghostly hauntings, most you can only see from the outside. But this list describes places that offer tours, either guided or self-guided, so you can walk the same hallways where spirits roam.
The historic dining room at Euclid Hall in the old Massey Mansion is the perfect place to enjoy The Keg’s world-famous steaks and seafood. And maybe come across a ghost. Find out what other strange offerings are on tap in Toronto.
Toronto is a major centre for moviemaking. Here is the most comprehensive list of horror movies shot in Toronto, with downloadable maps to satisfy every horror movie buff.
The Guild Inn has developed a reputation for being one of the most haunted buildings in Ontario. Visitors can wander through the surrounding gardens of the estate, which contain architectural fragments from Toronto’s past that appear like ruins in a lush landscape.
There are many cemeteries throughout Toronto, but one of the oldest, most historic, and especially picturesque cemeteries is the Necropolis.
These shops cater to those who like horror, fantasy, and related curiosities. Whether you’re searching for a human skull, a Harry Potter scarf, or a Paul Tremblay novel, you can find it at one of these shops.
Like most cities now, Toronto boasts a number of ghost walks. Here you’ll find links to some of them, as well as my own self-guided ghost walk map.
Expos, fairs, film festivals, and other annual horror events abound in Toronto. Here you’ll find links to various events sponsored throughout the city all year long.
There are plenty of escape room experiences in Toronto. But those in this list aren’t your average escape room puzzles. These are for folks who like a terrifying twist and don’t mind being scared…to death.
Toronto has featured in multiple works of science fiction, fantasy and horror by over 100 authors—either as the primary setting or for a scene in the story. Here you’ll find a link to a comprehensive, detailed list.