It's a busy season in Toronto during this time of year. Students are cramming for midterms, Halloween is just around the corner, and it seems like everyone's participating in some type of spooky-themed hobby leading up to Halloween. We think you should make the most out of this magical time of changing seasons while enjoying festive activities like watching scary movies and sipping spiked apple cider. That's why we've compiled this list of 9 things to do this weekend in Toronto.\nWhether you enjoy ghost stories, movies, or some good music, these events are sure to keep your weekend full of fun. Whether you're looking for a date night activity, something to with your friends or family, or even a place to explore alone, these events will definitely put you into the Halloween spirit.\nSo check out this list of things to do in Toronto and start exploring!\nToronto After Dark Film Festival at Scotiabank Theatre\nPrice: $11.99 + per film\nWhen: October 17-25\nAddress: 259 Richmond Street W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: They will be screening over 50 films from the Action, Horror, and Sci-Fi genres to get you into the Halloween spirit. Over 10,000 people attend every year, and some of the shows are already sold out. Filmmakers also do a Q&A with the audience. Grab your tickets!\n View this post on Instagram Just 2⃣ days left until #TADFF 2019 takes over the Scotiabank Theatre!! Do you have your tickets to our Zombie Night films (MUTANT BLAST, pictured; and THE ODD FAMILY: ZOMBIE ON SALE) yet? Get 'em before the forces of darkness get you! 🧟♀️🧟♂️ A post shared by TORONTO AFTER DARK Film Fest (@tadfilmfest) on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:15am PDT\n\nWebsite\nTegan and Sara at Winter Garden Theatre\nPrice: $50+\nWhen: Fri. October 18, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. and Sat. October 19, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.\nAddress: 189 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Everyone's favourite Canadian indie pop twin sister sensation are in town this weekend. Tegan and Sarah are on their Hey! I'm Just Like You Tour, which has two Toronto shows. Grab your tickets before they sell out!\n View this post on Instagram Back to work- can't wait to pick up the Hey, I'm Just Like You tour tomorrow in Edmonton! 📷: @lindseybyrnes for @nylonmag A post shared by Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) on Oct 8, 2019 at 4:13pm PDT\n\nTickets\n\n\n\n\n28 Days Later (2002) Screening at Cinesphere in Ontario Place\nPrice: $11-15\nWhen: Fri. October 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sat. October 19 at 7:30 p.m.\nAddress: 955 Lake Shore Blvd W., Ontario Place, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Cinesphere is the world's first permanent IMAX theatre. They are screening Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later in IMAX, which is a British post-apocolyptic horror movie starring Cillian Murphy. Watch the trailer in the website link below. This will for sure be a memorable screening because of the effects. Not for the faint of heart. \n View this post on Instagram In this week's podcast, Peter and Ray continue their October horror movie month by revisiting the 2002(?) film, 28 𝑫𝒂𝒚𝒔 𝑳𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒓. ____________________ Does this film's take on the zombie movie genre take it to the next level or is it just boring rubbish? Well, you're going to have to listen to find out! Link to podcast in bio. ____________________ #retroreviews #october #28dayslater #horror #movie #film #scary #podcast #rewatch #zombie #2002 A post shared by Retro Reviews | Movie Podcast (@retroreviewspod) on Oct 15, 2019 at 8:55am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nEncounters Toronto at The Symes\nPrice: $20\nWhen: Fri. October 18, 10 p.m. till late\nAddress: 150 Symes Road, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: A crew of Toronto talent are getting an all-night party in the beautiful and spacious Symes warehouse. Artists such as Bambii, Chippy Nonstop, Ciel, Koreatown Acid, Raf Reza, and more will all be collaborating to bring you this multi-room party so you can dance all night.\n View this post on Instagram JERK keeps growing and I am so grateful for everyone’s support!!! It’s about exploring music and having real fun but also about creating a space/memory/story that reflects ALL of us. THANK U FOR YOUR ENERGY, JERK WILL RETURN 🔥🔥🔥🙏🏿 @redbull @havanaclub Pics: @badreggae A post shared by IM THE FINAL BOSS (@bam_bii) on Aug 6, 2019 at 8:00pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nCurious Clairvoyance at Spadina Museum\nPrice: $30\nWhen: Fri. October 19 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sat. October 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.Address: 285 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This 18+ event has sold out in the past. Learn about the history of mysticism and clairvoyance in Toronto, which apparently gripped many people here in the 20s. Listen to stories of creepy local history as well as how to read a palm, scientific explanations of ouija, and more. \n View this post on Instagram On select dates in October we here at Spadina Museum will be hosting our special "Curious Clairvoyance" event, which was previously sold out! Dive into the world of mysticism and spiritualism in the 1920s! Hear about the history of spiritualism which gripped many people in Toronto at the turn of the 20th century, and try out some of the mystic's tools like fortune cards and talking boards for yourself! Tickets are sure to vanish, so get yours today! Link in bio #Toronto #events #Museum #HistoricHouse #Curious #Halloween🎃 #Halloween #Tickets #AvailableNow A post shared by Spadina Museum (@spadinamuseum) on Sep 4, 2019 at 8:06am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nCask Days at Evergreen Brickworks\nPrice: $66+\nWhen: Fri. October 18, 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.and Sat. October 19, 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.\nAddress: 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Even if cask ale isn't your thing, this event is full of arts, music, cocktails, and food and drink culture. Ticket includes five food/drink coupons. This was started by the Bar Volo team back in 2005 and has been a huge success. \n View this post on Instagram Psssst.... 👀 Tickets are nearly sold out for Session 2 & 3. Taking place on Friday October 18th to Sunday October 20th at Evergreen Brick Works, the 15th annual edition of Cask Days will feature five sessions offering attendees more than 300 cask beers and ciders from across Canada and the United States. 𝐁𝐔𝐘 𝐓𝐈𝐂𝐊𝐄𝐓𝐒 🎟 www.caskdays.com A post shared by Cask Days Festival (@caskdays) on Oct 12, 2019 at 6:07am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nGhostbusters (1984) 35 Anniversary Screening at Revue Cinema\nPrice: $10\nWhen: Sat. October 19 at 1 p.m. and Sun. October 20 at 1 p.m.\nAddress: 400 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Come to everyone's favourite community cinema and watch a screening of this classic 80's film, a relic of Bill Murray's early years.\n View this post on Instagram Celebrating 35 years of supernatural elimination, Ghostbusters returns to theaters Oct. 6th & 10th, featuring alternate takes of iconic scenes and an exclusive introduction by the original cast! Tickets on sale now: http://bit.ly/2lKR1Hq #ghostbusters35 A post shared by 𝐆𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐛𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 (@ghostbusters) on Oct 3, 2019 at 10:00am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nHaunted High Park\nPrice: $32.50\nWhen: Sunday, October 20 at 9 p.m.\nAddress: 11 Colborne Lodge, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: The rest of the weekend is already sold out, so grab these tickets while you still can. Learn about High Park's eerie history as you explore a 19th century home on the grounds, and the tomb of it's owners. Victorian ideas of death and dying will be covered, and ghost stories shared. \n View this post on Instagram Lie here, in the tomb of everlasting sleep until you are no more ⚱ A post shared by 🕸 𝕴𝖘𝖎𝖘 ☠ (@isiscomplex) on Jun 5, 2019 at 9:11am PDT\n\nTickets\n\n\n\n\n\nDJ Pauly D at REBEL\nPrice: $15-$20, ladies free before 11:30 p.m.\nWhen: Sat. October 19, 10 p.m.\nAddress: 11 Polson Pier, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: DJ Pauly D from Jersey Shore will be DJing at REBEL this Saturday. You also have a chance to win a meet and greet with him. Contest ends this Friday, so enter to win! Details of how to do so are in the caption of the Instagram post below.\n View this post on Instagram 🚨 HUGE CONTEST ALERT 🚨 Want to hang out with Jersey’s finest - @djpaulyd? Of course you do! We’re giving away meet & greets for next Saturday, October 19th. All you need to do to enter is: 1) Follow @rebeltoronto 2) Tag your +1 in the comments below + your favourite line from Jersey Shore Contest closes Friday, October 18th at 12PM and winners will be contacted via direct message. A post shared by REBEL (@rebeltoronto) on Oct 8, 2019 at 3:00pm PDT\n\n \nEvent Info\n\nNo matter what event you choose to head out to this weekend, it will definitely be a good one. \n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.