Coming Up:

Halloween Masquerade

at Heathside Cottage

Sunset (6:18pm) - Midnight

50 players only

$20

Masquerade Code of Conduct

  1. A convincing disguise and mask are required throughout the house and gardens after 8pm. There will be a designated area by the bar where it is permitted to remove your own disguise.

  2. Practice curiosity.

  3. Bring something delightful and meaningful to share. Food, drink, stories, or surprises are welcome.

  4. No player's actions at the masquerade are accountable to their reputation or identity outside of the masquerade.

  5. While in the masquerade, you must not intentionally harm yourself, anybody else, or any property at the cottage.

  6. All interpersonal actions during the masquerade shall respect a safe word. When that word is spoken, all involved parties must immediately stop whatever they are doing and establish a neutral, safe distance from the person who spoke the word.

  7. A person who speaks the safe word must forgive any involved parties for being unsafe.

  8. The safe word is "DESIST"

  9. If you are asked to leave because you have violated the code of conduct, you must immediately gather your belongings and depart.

  10. If driving a personal car to the masquerade, you must park at a lot on the corner of Lanark st. & Rising Main ave. It is a 5 minute walk from the cottage.

If you are able to abide by this code and plan on attending, please make your reservation promptly. Once reserved, you will be invited to an optional mask workshop in the week leading up to the masquerade. It is an opportunity for all players to practice.

 

we are Play merchants

City of Play shows up for public gatherings, neighborhoods, workplaces, festivals, and private groups. We know that every event is different, and we are happy to work with you to find the right games to play. That said, we have some standards…

Pop up Playground

$500

Our minimum offering is a 1-4 hour curation of the existing games in our inventory with two play-workers to assist your players. These could be board games, street games, adult games, shark-jumping games, whatever suits your fancy. We set up the games and play with your guests.

pervasive games

$1000

For those seeking a more intense, more facilitated experience, we have a number of pervasive games at our disposal. Here’s a link to a list of pervasive games if you’re curious. These are big games taught to big groups. Everybody gets the low-down, everybody plays together, and everybody celebrates at the end.

Experience Design

$2000+

If you really want to work with us, we can design and produce original experiences together. You tell us your vision and we’ll make it playable. We’ve designed board games, car-chasing games, immersive theater, civic ceremony, steampunk parades and even a wedding or two. We require at least one month advance notice for original experiences.

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Coming Up:

Halloween Masquerade

at Heathside Cottage

Sunset (6:18pm) - Midnight

50 players only

$20

Masquerade Code of Conduct

  1. A convincing disguise and mask are required throughout the house and gardens after 8pm. There will be a designated area by the bar where it is permitted to remove your own disguise.

  2. Practice curiosity.

  3. Bring something delightful and meaningful to share. Food, drink, stories, or surprises are welcome.

  4. No player's actions at the masquerade are accountable to their reputation or identity outside of the masquerade.

  5. While in the masquerade, you must not intentionally harm yourself, anybody else, or any property at the cottage.

  6. All interpersonal actions during the masquerade shall respect a safe word. When that word is spoken, all involved parties must immediately stop whatever they are doing and establish a neutral, safe distance from the person who spoke the word.

  7. A person who speaks the safe word must forgive any involved parties for being unsafe.

  8. The safe word is "DESIST"

  9. If you are asked to leave because you have violated the code of conduct, you must immediately gather your belongings and depart.

  10. If driving a personal car to the masquerade, you must park at a lot on the corner of Lanark st. & Rising Main ave. It is a 5 minute walk from the cottage.

If you are able to abide by this code and plan on attending, please make your reservation promptly. Once reserved, you will be invited to an optional mask workshop in the week leading up to the masquerade. It is an opportunity for all players to practice.