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Eerie-sistible things to do in Mississauga this Halloween

Entertainment and activities | October 24, 2023

Halloween is around the corner and we know your little ghouls and goblins are ready to have a gourd time!

As we gear up for October 31, we’ve carved out a list of fun activities and events for the entire family to enjoy.

Halloweekend roller skate
This two-day event is back again and takes place at Mississauga Celebration Square on October 28 and 29. Featuring free roller skating, a live DJ, mac and cheese festival and more. Learn more

Spooky storytime
Join us on October 28 in the Amphitheatre for Open Air Storytime and watch spooky Halloween-inspired characters come to life. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and is geared for all ages. Learn more

Halloween Harvest festival
From historic Halloween crafts and treats to costumes and seasonal foods, enjoy a variety of events at the Bradley Museum on October 28 and 29. Get tickets

Coffee talk: spooky spiders
On October 31, join Sauga Connections for Older Adults and The Riverwood Conservancy to learn about the fascinating world of Ontario’s spiders. This is a virtual event. Learn more

Plan a scary movie night
Celebrating a cozy Halloween at home? Plan a scary movie night by borrowing free movies from the library and stream them directly to your device. Browse the catalogue

Park your pumpkin
Drop off your pumpkin at the Bradley Museum and wander a pumpkin-lit path while listening to spooky music. Get tickets

Help make trick-or-treating accessible for everyone

As a City, we’re committed to making trick-or-treating more accessible by helping to remove barriers for children with disabilities in our community by supporting the Treat Accessibility initiative. Did you know that more than 400,000 Canadian kids live with a disability and some aren’t able to participate in trick-or-treating due to barriers, like stairs to your door? Some trick-or-treaters may have difficulties navigating inclines or curving walkways.

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On October 31, help make Halloween in Mississauga an accessibly-inclusive day for all. Here are a few simple tips to get started:

Create barrier-free access:

  • Make sure the path to your trick-or-treating station is well lit.
  • Clear your driveway and pathways of any obstacles.
  • Park your vehicle on the street or in your garage to allow easy access.
  • Set up your trick-or-treating station at the end of your driveway or in your garage.
  • If your home doesn’t have a driveway, use your vehicle to trunk-or-treat! Show your creativity and decorate your vehicle to make it extra special.

Create a safe environment:

  • Refrain from the use of strobe lights and high-pitched, sudden loud noises, which may be alarming for some children.
  • Some pets can be intimidating so make sure that they are kept safely away from the front of the house.

Remember, everyone is different. Not everyone can eat candy, so consider handing out non-edible treats such as stickers, pencils, crayons or small toys stored in a bowl, separate from your edible treats. Everyone communicates differently, so remember to be patient and understanding.

More information about this initiative, including a free lawn sign, visit


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