Every year, Torontonians get ready for one of the biggest block parties of the year. Halloween on Church Street brings people together from near and far, letting them walk the streets in their costumes all night. The Church Wellesley Village, one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods in Toronto, is the perfect hub for waves of costumers to celebrate the evening surrounded by like-minded people.
Visit the Village on October 31st
Taking place on Halloween night itself, the Village becomes pedestrian-only from Wood Street to Gloucester Street. All the bars, pubs, clubs, and restaurants in the village transform into Halloween headquarters, with great music, food, drinks, and costumes to look at. And as soon as 6:30 hits, swarms of people flood the neighbourhood, all ready to pose for photographs or enjoy the live entertainment in the streets.
Like any big block party, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings at all times. It can be very easy to get carried away with the amount of alcohol around you, but the locals will always tell you that even though the Village is a safe and welcoming place, drinking too much is a recipe for disaster. The block party is also close to several subway stations, making it easy to get around, so don’t worry about getting home!