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ON-FOOT: Downtown Ghost Tour

Digital & new media History & heritage Storytelling Tour
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Downtown Core

Toronto, ON



Offered in English, French, and Mandarin.


The ON-FOOT Mobile App offers fully immersive walking tours with rich interactive media, augmented and virtual reality, and striking audio-visual.

Identify nearby hotspots and choose your route from the interactive map. Listen to audio stories and peer into the past through historical galleries. Watch the environment come to life before your eyes and explore mysteries through augmented reality. Let virtual tours open the doors of locked and long-forgotten buildings. Then take an interactive selfie and share the experience with your friends!

With tales of haunted theatres, child apparitions, exorcisms, and one of Canada’s most famous cold cases, this tour will explore the chilling chronicles and unsettling urban legends of a popular Toronto neighbourhood. Peer into the past, see inside notable buildings, and bring ghosts to life before your very eyes.

Featuring 15+ ghostly stories with haunting illustrations by Nick Marinkovich, more than 30 historical reference photos, and 360°photography of building interiors.

Tour includes: GPS guidance, audio narration, illustrations, historical image galleries, augmented reality ghosts, 360° virtual tours, 3D model recreations, selfie with a ghost, musical score by Blitz // Berlin.

1.8 km

90 minutes



ON-FOOT / Pop Sandbox

Pop Sandbox is an award-winning multimedia production company. A boutique operation centered on innovative storytelling across platforms, Pop Sandbox drives original projects from concept through production to market. Pop Sandbox brings together top practitioners from a variety of disciplines in a creative environment that fosters innovation in both content and form, resulting in strong track record of developing groundbreaking non-fiction properties.


Alison Migneault