A Midtown Toronto Guide to Pumpkin Parades

With Over 40 parks across Toronto glowing orange on November 1st it’s the perfect opportunity to say your final farewell to this year’s jack-o-lantern collection with a community Pumpkin Parade in your neigbourhood or close by.

The first Pumpkin Parade was organized in Sorauren Park in 2004 and has become a reglaur Toronto tradition where parades are now hosted in parks across the city from Terraview Park in Scarborough to Centennial Park in Etobicoke. This idea has grown to become a regular part of other cities post Halloween traditions including Montréal and New York City.

Here’s a quick List of Midtown Parade Locations.

Dovercourt Park

Earlscourt Park

Eglinton Park

Fairbank Memorial Park

Glebe Manor Square’

Harbord Village

Artscape Wychwood Barns

Pumpkin parades are organized by community organizations, City Councillors, Business Improvement Areas (BIA) with a permit from Parks, Forestry & Recreation. The City’s Solid Waste Management division provides easy and convenient disposal bins to make clean-up of the neighbourhood’s Pumpkins after the event, quickly and painlessly.

So head on out to one of these amazing parades, take your family and enjoy this amazing Tradition, Torontonians can call their own.

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