Boo! It’s Your Ultimate Guide to Halloween Events Across Metro Vancouver (updated Oct 28th)

Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Metro VancouverPresented by Mark’s

Calling all ghouls & goblins, it is time to celebrate Halloween! Communities across Metro Vancouver are hosting dozens of family-friendly pumpkin-filled events. Don’t miss out! All this fun wraps up on October 31st. By the way, what are you wearing this Halloween? Our family is dressing up our dachshund-cross as a hot dog & we are all going as condiments! Somehow I ended up as mayonnaise…because what woman doesn’t want to wear a shapeless, wide-hipped white dress? Fortunately, we will be able to find great Fall fashions for mom & dad from Mark’s. Have a look, at the bottom of our event guide, for a few of our top picks of warm & stylish Fall wear for parents from Mark’s.

Your Halloween celebrations must start with finding the perfect pumpkin! Have you checked out our Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes?

The list of Halloween events is massive…we’ve found more than 100 events to entertain you & your family! To help you find the events closest to you, click on the city-name below and you will be taken to that section of the list. Happy Haunting!

Abbotsford | Britannia Beach | Burnaby | Chilliwack | Coquitlam |Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Port Coquitlam | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver


Roadside Harvest Social:

Now this is an event for the whole family…moms, dads, kids & pets! Watch out parents…there is a beer-tasting corn maze! Kids have their own corn maze too. Food trucks are on hand and the pets are allowed to tag along.
When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until October 23, 2016
Time: 11am – 6pm
Where: Roadside Farm
Address: 36737 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford

The Land of Boo:

Bring your kids to the Land of Boo! This self-guided walking tour of the Highstreet Central Plaza is FREE and fun. There are 8 Halloween-inspired decor installations, be on the look out for 5 black cats! Play the game and enter to win an iPad!
When: October 21 – 31, 2016
Time: 10am – 7pm (Mon – Wed); 10am – 9pm (Thurs & Fri); 10am – 6pm (Sat, Sun & Holidays)
Where: Highstreet Shopping Centre
Address: 3122 Mt Lehman Road, Abbotsford

Sandpiper Sanitarium Zombie Hospital:

Come visit the zombie hospital on Sandpiper Drive in Abbotsford. The haunted house will scare your socks off! Enjoy the indoor haunted house and the outdoor little ghost zone. Don’t forget to make a donation in support of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice when you visit.
When: October 29 – 31st, 2016
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Where: Sandpiper Sanitarium
Address: 3037 Sandpiper Drive, Abbotsford

Highstreet Party in the Plaza:

Highstreet is hosting a family-friendly Halloween Party! With a photo booth, treats, balloon twisters, a DJ & more, Halloween night is going to be one to remember. Kids can trick-or-treat at the 8 themed displays, and take part in the Land of Boo scavenger hunt.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Where: Highstreet Shopping Centre
Address: 3122 Mt Lehman Road, Abbotsford

EcoDairy Moo or Boo:

Even the cows are getting in on the Halloween celebration! EcoDairy in Abbotsford is hosting a family-fun afternoon featuring a spooky photo booth, a costume contest, games, a scientist laboratory, and craft-making station. Kids (2-12 years) are $4 each and parents get in free. There will be lots of candy on hand!
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Where: EcoDairy
Address: 1356 Sumas Way, Abbotsford

Get Dad’s wardrobe ready for Fall with a pair of these stylish Windriver Relaxed Fit Jeans from Mark’s.

Britannia Beach

Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween

It’s the witching hour this Halloween at Britannia Mine Museum! Join us for a weekend of spoo-ook-tacular activities for all ages, including our Strange Science Show, Insect Emporium, Witch’s House and spine-tingling train ride and storytelling in the Britannia Mine tunnels, and much more. General entry $15. Members and children 3 and under free.
When: October 29 & 30, 2016
Time: 11am – 3pm
Where: Britannia Mine Museum
Address: 1 Main Street, Britannia Beach


Halloween Photobooth & Pumpkin Carving Contest:

Get into the Halloween spirit with this family-friendly event. Either bring your carved pumpkin from home or carve one on site. Prizes for best kid-carved and adult-carved pumpkins. Have fun in the Halloween photo booth! Prizes for best outfit & best group. Carved pumpkins wishing to be judged must be submitted by 10am.
When: October 22nd, 2016
Time: 9am – 2pm
Where: Artisan Farmers Market
Address: 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby

Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum:

Witches, ghosts and all sorts of storybook and fairy tale characters come to life at this year’s Haunted Village. It’ll be a spooktacular time! Trick-or-treat through the village, and take a spin in the carousel. Don’t forget to wear your costume! Admission $14 (adults); $9 (kids 2-12 years).
When: October 27th – 30th, 2016
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Where: Burnaby Village Museum
Address: 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Halloween Swim:

It’s going to be a night of Halloween fun at the CG Brown Pool! Games, haunted houses, candy & prizes. Family-swim rates apply.
When: October 27th, 2016
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Where: CG Brown Pool
Address: 3702 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby

Bonsor’s Big Boo:

All ages are welcome (event is geared to kids 10 years & under). Halloween activities will include Imagination Playground, creepy crafts & ghostly games, cookies for kids, face painting, colouring & more. Unfortunately, due to renovations, there won’t be a haunted house for 2016. Admission is $1 per person.
When: October 28, 2016
Time: 6pm – 8:30pm
Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex
Address: 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby

Halloween Howler:

Kids will love the crafts, ride-on-toys, face painting, games, balloon critters, buck-a-boo circuit and more! The Halloween Howler is perfect for kids aged 8 years & under. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is FREE.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – noon
Where: Cameron Recreation Complex
Address: 9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby

Art on the Spot: This is Halloween

Head to the Shadbolt Centre for a FREE choreographed costume parade.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: noon
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Address: 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Ghouls & Goblins Skate:

Enjoy a Halloween skate with face painting, creepy crafts & ghostly games. Everyone is encouraged to wear their costumes. Regular admission & rental rates apply.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 12:30pm – 3pm
Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre
Address: 3676 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby

Trick or Treat at Lougheed:

You’re invited to celebrate Halloween in safety and warmth at Lougheed Town Centre! Get your picture taken at the Halloween photobooth. Trick or treat for FREE (kids aged 12 and under).Trick or treating at Lougheed starts at 4:00 PM and no line up is necessary. A suggested donation of $1 per child with all proceeds benefiting the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 4pm – 6pm (trick-or-treating runs from 4-5pm)
Where: Lougheed Town Centre
Address: 9855 Austin Avenue, Burnaby

Halloween on the Heights:

A kid-friendly Halloween outing! Participating merchants will have a pumpkin decal on their front door or window. Trick or treat down through the charming Heights of Burnaby! The merchants are generous; the kids take home quite the haul of candy! Moms & dads, and of course kids, are all encouraged to be dressed in their Halloween costumes.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 3:30 – 5:30pm
Address: Hastings Street between Boundary Road & Gamma Avenue, Burnaby

Pirate House:

Shiver me timbers, it’s that time of year again! Pull out your compass, lace up the flowy shirt, adjust your tri-corn hat, and do some good – because even pirates can be honourable. Over the years the PirateHouse has raised enough booty to provide a roof, solar electricity, and a new rainwater harvesting tank for the St. Stephen Children’s Centre in Uganda. This year the goal is to get desks for the students. But it takes a village to help a village so if you do take part in the pirate festivities please consider adding to the treasure chest.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Where: Pirate House
Address: 5970 Portland Street, Burnaby

Halloween Train Rides:

The volunteers at the Burnaby Central Railway open the trains up for one special night of fun! Everyone visiting & riding the trains are strongly encouraged to wear their costumes. Admission is $3.50 per person. FREE hot chocolate & cookies will be on hand.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Where: Burnaby Central Railway
Address: 120 North Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

Halloween Fireworks:

Round out your Halloween celebrations in Burnaby with professionally done fireworks! This is a FREE family-event for community members.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 8:15pm
Where: Gilmore Community Elementary
Address: 50 South Gilmore Avenue, Burnaby

Whether making family memories in the pumpkin patch, or hauling the trick-or-treat loot bag, Dad will be eternally grateful to wear a pair of Windriver T-Max Heat Lined Jeans from Mark’s.


Reapers Haunted Attraction:

Just because you’ve visited once doesn’t mean you’ve seen it all! Reapers Haunted Attraction is the scariest indoor horror experience around. This attraction is not for the faint of heart! The Moran Family has been honing their scaring skills for 23 years and they are good at it. The nighttime show is not for young kids. However there are special daytime Boo Tours which are kid-friendly.
When: October 1 – 31, 2016
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Address: 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack


Springfree Halloween Movie:

Jump into your costumes and come down to the Coquitlam Springfree Store for a night full of frightening fun, ghastly games and Hotel Transylvania 2.Party starts at 6:00; movie starts at 7:00.
Spooky snacks & drinks provided. There is a prize for the best costume! Please RSVP to
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 6pm party; 7pm movie
Where: Springfree Trampoline
Address: 7-1300 Woolridge Street, Coquitlam

Family Haunted Halloween:

The Pinetree Community Centre is hosting a morning of Halloween fun! From creepy crafts to fang-tastic face-painting and ghoulish gym games & a bouncy castle, the kids will be filled with Halloween giddiness. Come in costume as there is a parade! The $5 registration includes a hot dog, fruit & a drink.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 10am – noon
Where: Pinetree Community Centre
Address: 1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

Halloween Spooktacular:

Kids wear your costumes & arrive at the Coquitlam Farmers Market before noon (that’s when the costume parade runs). Enjoy Halloween games, crafts & treats!
When: October 30, 2016
Time: before noon
Where: Coquitlam Farmers Market
Address: 624 Poirier Street, Coquitlam


Bog Escape Howloween BallBog Escape Howloween Ball
The guest list has been made and you’re on it! Join the Burns Bog Conservation Society at their Howloween Ball for a hair-raising adventure. A full-moon party sounds like fun, but are you prepared for what’s actually in store? Werewolves are on the loose! Can you beat them at their own game and escape their grasp?

Family Fright Fest:

This beloved all-ages Halloween celebration is a costume party with a scavenger hunt, games, prizes, candy & a marshmallow roast. Admission is FREE.
When: October 20, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Firehall Centre for the Arts
Address: 11489 84th Avenue, Delta

Halloween Creative Critters:

Wear your costume and come to the Firehall Centre for the Arts for a spooky morning filled with crafts, face painting, tricks & treats. This event is for kids aged 1 – 6 years.
When: October 27, 2016
Time: 9:30am – 11:30am
Where: Firehall Centre for the Arts
Address: 11489 84th Avenue, Delta

Halloween Roaming Rascals:

The Halloween Roaming Rascals are community-centre events in Delta that are perfect for little ones aged 1 – 5 years.
When: October 27, 2016
Time: 9:15am – 11:45am
Where: Ladner Leisure Centre
Address: 4600 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta

When: October 29, 2016
Time:9:15am – 11:45am
Where: South Delta Recreation Centre
Address: 1720 56 Street, Delta

When: October 29, 2016
Time: 8:30 – 11:30am
Where: Sungod Recreation Centre
Address: 7815 112 Street, Delta

Halloween Skates & Costume Parties at Delta Arenas:

Wear your costume and take part in a ghostly skate & party at the Delta arenas! Regular admission rates apply.
When: October 26, 2016
Time: 6:15 – 7:30pm & 7:45 – 9pm
Where: South Delta Recreation Centre
Address: 1720 56 Street, Delta

When: October 27, 2016
Time: 6:45 – 7:45pm & 8 – 9:15pm
Where: Sungod Recreation Centre
Address: 7815 112 Street, Delta

When: October 28, 2016
Time: 3:45pm – 5pm
Where: Ladner Leisure Centre
Address: 4600 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta

When: October 30, 2016
Time: 2:45pm – 4:30pm
Where: North Delta Recreation Centre
Address: 11415 84th Avenue, Delta

Halloween Swims at Delta Pools:

The pools in Delta are ready to entertain with spooky Halloween swims!
When: October 28, 2016
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Where: Ladner Leisure Centre
Address: 4600 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta

When: October 28, 2016
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Where: Winskill Aquatic & Fitness Centre
Address: 5575 9 Avenue, Delta

When: October 29, 2016
Time: 1:30 – 3:30pm
Where: Sungod Recreation Centre
Address: 7815 112 Street, Delta


Fort Langley’s Grave Tales:

As is tradition during the month of Halloween, the Fort Langley National Historic Site is bringing back their Graves Tales walking tours. Steel your nerves and join the expert storytellers for a two-hour adventures of spine-tingling adventure as you wander the village of Fort Langley at night. The Grave Tales is an incredibly popular event so be sure to get your tickets early. While the little ones won’t enjoy the Grave Tales, there are family-friendly tours (for only the bravest kids aged 5 – 16 years). All minors must be accompanied by adults. The family-friendly tours happen on October 14 – 16 & 19 – 30 at 6pm – 8pm. The adult tours (for those aged 17+) run October 14 – 16 & 19 – 30 at 7pm – 9pm or 8pm – 10pm
When: October 14 – October 30, 2016
Time: 6pm, 7pm, 8pm or 9pm (note the 9pm session is 3 hours, the other sessions are only 2 hours)
Where: meet at Fort Langley National Historic Site
Address: 23433 Mavis Avenue, Langley

Boo at the Zoo:

Are you brave enough to venture into the Haunted House in the Animalasium? Don’t worry, moms & dads, this is a merry and not too scary event. Kids 12 & under will also love the costume parade (1pm). Those kids in costume also get to ride FREE on the train (as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult). For the first year ever, the Zoo is hosting a Spooky Night Walking Safari (4:30pm – 5:30pm). You need to register – and pay for – the Walking Safari separately. Finally, kids in costume, on Halloween Day, get into the Zoo for FREE (when accompanied by a paying adult).
When: October 28 – 31, 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Greater Vancouver Zoo
Address: 5048 264th Street, Langley

Halloween Hoot at the Fort:

Pirate Magician Gary Savard is ready to celebrate Halloween with all the little ghosts & goblins! Enjoy a family-friendly magic show (1:30, 2:30 & 3:30) and then go trick-or-treating at four of the Fort buildings. Kids will also enjoy making a craft, visiting the Spooky Servants Quarters, and having their faces painted. Be sure to wear your costume!
When: October 29 – 30, 2016
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site
Address: Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley

Halloween Family Fun Event:

The Township of Langley is hosting 2 Halloween family-friendly events. Wear your costume and have fun making crafts, decorating cookies, listening to a Halloween story & more. The cost is $2 per child and registration is recommended. Children must be accompanied by someone 16 years of age or older.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – noon
Where: West Langley Hall
Address: 9308 208th Street, Langley

When: October 30, 2016
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Where: WC Blair Recreation Centre
Address: 22200 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Trick-or-Treat Parade:

Willowbrook Shopping Centre’s Trick or Treat Parade takes place from 5:00pm to 6:00pm on October 31. Join us for this popular and lively Halloween event! Just $2 (cash only) per child up to age 12. Registration starts at 4:30pm at the following Willowbrook entrances: Sport Chek, Swimco, Tim Hortons, Sashimi Sushi, and Sears. Proceeds from the event will go to the Langley School District Foundation to support innovative and essential school programs for Langley students.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 6pm
Where: Willowbrook Shopping Centre
Address: 150 19705 Fraser Highway, Langley

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Maple Ridge

Night Time Tales: Halloween Magic:

Head to the Maple Ridge Library for an evening filled with spooktacular puppets, books, songs & rhymes.
When: October 20, 2016
Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm
Where: Maple Ridge Public Library
Address: 130 22470 Dewdney Truck Road, Maple Ridge

It Was A Dark & Stormy Night:

Enjoy some silly Halloween fun that’s great for the whole family! If you love live theatre, a mystery and a whole lot of silliness, you will love this Halloween play presented by the Royal Canadian Theatre Company.
When: October 28 & 29, 2016
Time: 7:30 (Fri & Sat); 3:30 (Sat)
Where: The ACT Arts Centre
Address: 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge

Eat, Drink & Be Scary:

The Historic Haney House Museum is dressed up for Fall. Spend the afternoon decorating cookies, enjoying a guided tour, and making crafts. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes. Admission is $5.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 11am – 3pm
Where: Haney House Museum
Address: 11612 224 Street, Maple Ridge

Celebrate the Night:

Maple Ridge’s Town Centre will be event central for the new “Celebrate the Night” festivities. This FREE family-friendly event will include storytelling, spooktacular crafts, pumpkin carving and painting, magical lanterns, entertainment, face painting, costume parade and food and the night’s finale will be fireworks to light up the sky. Wear your costumes; there is a parade from 6:30 – 7:15 with prizes! This is a rain or shine event.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 8pm
Where: Memorial Peace Park
Address: 11900 224 Street, Maple Ridge

Norman Foote’s Halloween Howl:

This Halloween, join one of Canada’s most beloved family singer-songwriters, Norman Foote, for costumes, music and angels singing with ghosts and zombies. With a message about believing in yourself and celebrating your own voice, JUNO Award winner Norman Foote weaves stories and paints musical imagery into his well loved performances.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 6pm – 7:30pm
Where: The ACT Arts Centre
Address: 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge

New Westminster

Mad Scientist Pool Party:

Crazy experiments & lots of fun awaits at the Mad Scientist Pool Party. Games include fun rope swing, crazy mat walk, tug-o-war, hot & cold, face painting & the Green Thunder water slide will be open. Frankenstein may also be lurking around the pool deck. Regular admission rates apply.
When: October 26, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:25pm
Where: Canada Games Pool
Address: 65 E Sixth Avenue, New Westminster

Family Monster Mash Bash:

Gholish games, tasty treats, creepy crafts & costumes are all part of the Family Monster Mash Bash. Bring your own pumpkin for the carving stations. Please RSVP by October 26 (604-525-7388). Admission is FREE.
When: October 28, 2016
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Where: Queenborough Community Centre
Address: 920 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster

Fangtastic Halloween:

Come in costume this Hallowe’en for a FREE self-guided event for the whole family to enjoy and receive a trick-or-treat! Activities including: testing your skills in an eerie Jack-o’-Lantern memory game; putting together a bone-chilling skeleton puzzle; a spooky Hallowe’en photo booth; diging out crackling bones in the Fraser River Discovery Centre graveyard; building a monster to take home; finding the creepy crawly spiders and break the code for a prize & more!
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre
Address: 788 Quayside Drive, New Westminster

Fraser River Frights:

Samson V has become a ghost ship overnight. Join the crew for an afternoon of ghost stories & spooky nautical crafts. Admission is by donation.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Where: Samson V
Address: 880 Quayside Drive, New Westminster

Haunted Halloween Family Skate:

An evening of thrills & chills is planned to delight goblins of all ages. Lots of creepy crawly fun – both on & off the ice – is planned. Don’t forget your costumes!
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8pm
Where: Moody Park Arena
Address: 701 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster

Family Halloween Howl:

This all-ages family party will offer up spooktacular crafts, ghouling carnival games, terror-ific treats, and a fun bouncy castle. Tony Prophet will entertain families with a Halloween sing-a-long. Admission is $6 per child.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Where: Centennial Community Centre
Address: 65 E Sixth Avenue, New Westminster

Family Monster Mash:

Have fun making Halloween monster stuffies! Your hand-sewn, one of a kid, Halloween creations will be something to treasure forever. Kids will also get the chance to make soft-sculpture caricatures of their family members. All the materials will be provided. Registration is $24.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Anvil Centre, Studio 411A
Address: 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster

North Vancouver

Halloween Swim:

Dress up in your Halloween costume and get ready to have FUN! Check out the Live DJ on the pool deck along with the Parkgate Youth Workers providing a BBQ with FREE hot dogs, concession stand and interactive games and prizes. Youth swim begins at 8:30pm.
When: October 28, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 10pm
Where: Ron Andrews Community Recreation Centre
Address: 931 Lytton Street, North Vancouver

Maplewood Farm Pumpkin Event:

Stop by Maplewood Farm for the popular Pumpkin event. All little farm visitors, in costume, will receive a free pumpkin, while supplies last. Be sure to arrive early! Admission $9.05 (adults) & $5.90 (kids).
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Maplewood Farm
Address: 405 Seymour River Place, North Vancouver

Halloween Hissssteria:

This Halloween the folks at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre are all excited about reptiles. Learn about – and meet – some reptiles from around the world.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: noon – 4pm
Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
Address: 3663 Park Road, North Vancouver

Trick-or-Treat at Capilano Mall:

Bring your little ones to Capilano Mall for trick-or-treating in a safe & dry environment.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: Capilano Mall
Address: 935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver

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Port Coquitlam

ArtKnapps Funland:

Your kids will be begging you to let them come plant shopping with you at ArtKnapps nursery so that they can play at Funland. Check out the kids’ rides, zip line, pumpkin patch train ride, and other fun attractions. Rides cost between 3 – 6 tickets each; tickets are $1 each. You can also purchase 30 tickets for $20 (Monday – Thursdays excluding holidays).
When: September 16 – October 31, 2016
Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm (Sat – Wed); 9:30am – 8:30pm (Thurs & Fri)
Where: Artknapps
Address: 1300 Dominion Ave., Port Coquitlam

Halloween Skate:

Dress up in your favourite Halloween costume & enjoy an afternoon of skating, face painting & Halloween activities. Regular admission rates apply.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 1:15pm – 3:45pm
Where: PoCo Rec Complex
Address: 2150 Wilson Avenue, Port Coquitlam

Port Moody

Halloween Skate:

Enjoy a spooktacular skating session for the whole family! All children must be accompanied on ice by a parent or adult supervisor. Admission is $3.50 per person.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 1pm – 4:15pm
Where: Port Moody Arena
Address: 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody


Steveston Scarecrow Crawl:

Steveston Merchants Association is excited to host their annual Steveston Scarecrow Crawl in the village. You will find one-of-kind scarecrows lurking outside of many storefronts and restaurants. Come participate in the Scarecrow Crawl: walk through the village; bring your camera.
When: October 14 – 31, 2016
Time: 9am – 5pm
Where: Steveston Village, Richmond

Once Upon a Pumpkin:

This FREE drop-in event teaches kids about the origin of Halloween.
When: October 15 – 31, 2016
Time: 9am – 5pm
Where: Richmond Nature Park
Address: 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond

Historic Halloween Ghost Tour:

Are you brave enough to venture forth on the search for ghosts? This eerie journey back in time is for youth (aged 13 – 18) and adults.
When: October 22, 2016
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Where: Britannia Shipyards
Address: 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond

Wild Things:

Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns line a walking trail. Mischievous racoons, a friendly bear, chatty crows and their forest friends emerge from the bog to greet visitors. Join the Richmond Nature Park for some spooky fun, face painting, storytelling and pumpkin carnival games. Wild Things, a Halloween-inspired event, is suitable for all ages, but an adult must accompany children. Flashlights and costumes are optional. Rain or shine; dress for the weather. Admission: FREE (kids 2 & under); $2 (3-12 years); $3 (everyone else).
When: October 22 & 23, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Richmond Nature Park
Address: 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond

The Case of the Haunted Cannery:

Some Cannery workers are reporting that machines are turning on by themselves, screams and strange noises are coming from nowhere, and some even report seeing a ghost! Workers have refused to work, because they fear it is haunted. Drop in for a self-guided mystery-solving adventure. Interrogate ghoulish characters and see if you can uncover who is haunting the Cannery! Admission: $10.20 (adults); $6.30 (youth 6 – 16 years); $8.95 (seniors 65+).
When: October 22 – 30, 2016
Time: 1pm – 5pm (drop in anytime)
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Address: 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond

Historic Halloween Adventure:

Make a Halloween paper basket, trick-or-treat along Britannia’s boardwalk & visit the historic houses for a non-edible treat. This event is for kids aged 12 & under. Admission is FREE.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Britannia Shipyards
Address: 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond

Halloween Family Skate:

Fun music, special lighting & free rentals if you wear a costume! This is an all ages event; regular admission rates apply.
When: October 28, 29 & 30, 2016
Time: 8pm – 9:30pm (Fri); 2pm – 5pm (Sat); noon – 4pm (Sun)
Where: Minoru Arenas
Address: 7551 Minour Gate, Richmond

Lulu Island Wastewater Halloween Open House:

Come and explore the mysterious (and sometimes spooky) world of wastewater treatment. Take a tour of the treatment plant and enjoy some games and interactive exhibits to learn more about the world of ghostly grease, phantom pipes and eerie unflushables. This Halloween-themed, family-oriented event includes interactive displays, a chance to learn something about the plant and our wastewater system (even if you can’t take a tour) and to see some pretty impressive pipes, sewer equipment and trucks. This event is a rare chance to visit the Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment plant that services the City of Richmond. Please note that for safety reasons, children must be at least ten years old to go on the tours.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment Plant
Address: 13500 Gilbert Road, Richmond

Halloween Climb at the Oval:

Come dressed in your costume and enjoy a ghostly climb. Shoe rentals available. Registration required. This event is for kids aged 6 – 18 years.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval
Address: 6111 River Road, Richmond

Halloween Skate at the Oval:

Enjoy a spooky skate at the Richmond Oval. Prizes for best costume! There will be games & crafts as well. Skate & helmet rentals available. Regular admission rates apply.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval
Address: 6111 River Road, Richmond

South Arm’s Halloween Street & Fireworks:

Trick-or-treat, make crafts in the Witches Brew, and be sure to visit the Creepy Kitchen & Darkness Haunted House. Fireworks happen at 8:30 on the South Arm’s soccer fields. This is an all-ages event; admission is by donation.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: South Arm Community Centre
Address: 8880 Williams Road, Richmond

Halloween Fireworks Festival:

Music, dancing demonstrations, children’s activities, clowns, a magic show, fire juggling and a spectacular fireworks finale will take place at Minoru Park in Richmond. Free admission. Call 604-244-1208 for more information.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 6:30 – 8:45pm
Where: Minoru Park
Address: 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond

When: October 31, 2016
Time: 6:30 – 8:45pm
Where: Kozier Neighbourhood Park
Address:10491 Kozier Drive, Richmond

Halloween Movie Night:

Nibble on popcorn & treats while watching a Halloween movie on the big projector screen. This is an all ages event. Admission is by donation.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Where: City Centre Community Centre
Address: 5900 Minoru Blvd, Richmond

Halloween Fireworks:

Come enjoy a FREE 15 minute Spooktacular Halloween fireworks show.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 8pm
Where: McLean Neighbourhood Park
Address: 22500 McLean Avenue, Richmond

When: October 31, 2016
Time: 8:15pm
Where: West Richmond Community Centre
Address: 9180 No. 1 Rd, Richmond

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Scarecrow Festival:

More than 60 scarecrows have descended on Art’s Nursery. Take pictures, enjoy a haywagon ride, and find a pumpkin to take home.
When: September 24 – October 31, 2016
Time: 9am – 5pm (Sundays are 10am – 5pm)
Where: Art’s Nursery
Address: 8940 192nd Street, Surrey

Potter’s House of Horror:

Looking for a fright, come down to Potter’s House of Horror and they’ll show you scary! Bring your family and friends for a Spooky Halloween Night! Just like last year, there are TWO houses of haunt! Buy your tickets online in order to avoid line ups. New for 2016 is L’il Haunters a kids-only attraction with 2 mini-haunted houses that aren’t too dark or scary. Neither the Mystic Village nor the Spooky Castle contain animatronics or actors…just good old kid-friendly Halloween fun! Children under 3 and parents/guardians are FREE to experience the L’il Haunters. For those kids who are braver have them check out the Family Hour (intended for kids aged 10 & up).
When: October 1 – 31, 2016 (closed Oct 3 – 6 & 10th)
Time: 4pm – 10pm (4-7pm is suiltable for kids 12 & under; from 7-10 the ultra scary show plays)
Where: Potter’s House
Address: 12530 71 Avenue, Surrey

Pumpkin Express at Bear Creek Park:

Delight in the crafts and activities under the tent on the platform. Your child will have fun as they design the perfect pumpkin headband and play the Halloween games. Each child will receive a treat to enjoy on the pumpkin express train as it travels through the decorated forest. As they depart from their adventure each child will be given a small pumpkin to remember their day. Admission is $11 (including tax).
When: October 7 – 31, 2016
Time: 10am – 4:30pm
Where: Bear Creek Park
Address: 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey

Scream Train at Bear Creek Park:

The Bear Creek forest comes alive with ghosts and ghouls intent on scaring you amidst creepy sounds and special effects. Favourite characters like Chainsaw Charlie are back. You might also run into the walking dead who roam the platform every Halloween! The Scream Train is recommended for older children who can handle being scared. Admission is $11 + tax.
When: October 14 – 31, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 10pm
Where: Bear Creek Park
Address: 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey

Halloween Story Time at Redwood Park:

Curious to see inside the treehouse at Redwood Park? Well come listen to the Halloween Story Time and you get to peak inside. Not-so-scary stories will be told in the treehouse. Families can make a Halloween craft & walk through the woods as well. This is a FREE event but registration is required.
When: October 21, 2016
Time:10am – 10:45am & 11am – 11:45am
Where: Redwood Park
Address: 17900 20 Avenue, Surrey

When: October 27, 2016
Time:10am – 10:45am & 11am – 11:45am & 3:15pm – 4pm
Where: Redwood Park
Address: 17900 20 Avenue, Surrey

Halloween Family Dance:

Enjoy an evening of Halloween entertainment for the whole family. There will be music, crafts for the kids, and prizes for the best costumes! Dress up and gather your friends and family for some festive fun. Register today to book your spot!
When: October 21, 2016
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Where: Cloverdale Recreation Centre
Address: 6188 176th Street, Surrey
Cost: $3.50 per person; kids under 2 are free.

When: October 28, 2016
Time: 6pm – 8:30pm
Where: Fleetwood Community Centre
Address: 15996 84th Avenue, Surrey
Cost: $8.75

Spooktacular Newton:

FREE pumpkins for the first 1000 people! Arrive in costume, trick-or-treat along 137th Street and drop into the petting zoo. Or play it safe and take part in fun crafts and games! Get spooked at the spook theatre and leave with a memory at the photobooth. And be on the lookout for surprise dance performances! After all the fun activities, grab a bite from one of the food trucks or local restaurants.
When: October 22, 2016
Time: noon – 4pm
Address: 7327 137th Street, Surrey

Scary Movie Night:

Before Walking Dead and iZombie, there was 1932’s White Zombie. Bring your friends and join us in the creepy farmhouse for a screening of the first ever zombie movie. Scary Movie Night includes popcorn, hot chocolate and spine tingling chills. $5 (13yrs+)
When: October 27, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Historic Stewart Farm
Address: 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey

FREE Family Pumpkin Carving Party:

Get into the Halloween spirit at this free pumpkin carving party! There will be treats, crafts, and best of all pumpkins to carve. Help light up Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre’s lobby with all of your carved creations. Registration is required.
When: October 27, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre
Address: 13458 107 A Avenue, Surrey

Pumpkin Carving:

Create your own Jack O’ Lantern – for free! Join us for a fun night of Halloween crafts and pumpkin carving. All ages welcome. Registration is required to ensure there’s enough supplies. Sign up today!
When: October 28, 2016
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Where: Cloverdale Recreation Centre
Address: 6188 176th Street, Surrey

Halloween Howl Pool Parties at various Surrey Recreation Centres:

Come practice your tricks and treats with us and have a good time in the pool! There will be games and activities for everyone to enjoy. Regular admission applies.
When: October 22nd & 23rd, 2016
Time: 4pm – 8pm
Where: Surrey Sport & Leisure Centre
Address: 100 – 16555 Fraser Hwy, Surrey

When: October 29th, 2016
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Where: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre
Address: 16855 24th Avenue, Surrey

When: October 29th, 2016
Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm
Where: Guildford Aquatic Centre
Address: 15105 105th Avenue, Surrey

When: October 29th, 2016
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: South Surrey Indoor Pool
Address: 14655 17th Avenue, Surrey

When: October 29th, 2016
Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm
Where: North Surrey Indoor Pool
Address: 10275 City Parkway, Surrey

Halloween Skate at various Surrey Arenas:

Grab your wand or broom and head out to one of our fun haunted public skates! This spooktacular event will have fun games and a costume contest. Suitable for all ages. Regular admission applies.
When: October 22nd, 2016
Time: noon – 1:30pm
Where: North Surrey Arena
Address: 10275 City Parkway, Surrey

When: October 23rd, 2016
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm
Where: Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex
Address: 100 – 16555 Fraser Hwy, Surrey

When: October 28th, 2016
Time: 6:15pm – 7:45pm
Where: Cloverdale Arena
Address: 6090 176th Street, Surrey

When: October 29th, 2016
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm
Where: South Surrey Arena
Address: 2199 148th Street, Surrey

When: October 30th, 2016
Time: noon – 1:30pm
Where: Newton Arena
Address: 7120 136B Street, Surrey

Pumpkin Power:

Take part in a spooky scavenger hunt, create your own Jack-o-Lantern, and compete for the best costume. The kids will also love the puppet show. This is a FREE, drop-in, all ages event.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 11:30am – 2pm
Where: Surrey Museum
Address: 17710 56A Avenue, Surrey

Haunted Farm:

Visit the HAUNTED Historic Stewart Farm. Are you brave enough to survive the shadowy barn & creaky floorboards? This is a FREE all-ages event.
When: October 29, 2016
Time: noon – 3pm
Where: Historic Stewart Farm
Address: 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey

Halloween in the Forest:

A Halloween event perfect for families with small children. Learn fun facts about night creatures such as owls, bats, spiders & racoons. Enjoy a Halloween treat and meet the magical Forest Fairy. If you come in costume you will be entered to win a prize!
When: October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: Surrey Nature Centre
Address: 14225 Green Timbers Way, Surrey

Halloween Fun:

Enjoy Halloween family fun and a scary good time at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre! Kids will love the mad science room, creepy craft making, spooky snacks, a monster mash costume parade, super hero training and a trick or treat quest. Don’t forget to bring a bag!
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Where: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre
Address: 14601 20th Avenue, Surrey
Cost: $3.50 per person

Halloween Monster Mash:

Wear a costume and come down to listen to festive Halloween music and munch on some yummy free candy. Make sure you come prepared to celebrate everyone’s favourite spooky holiday; those with creative costumes could win some extra candy! Hosted by the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 3pm – 4pm
Where: Surrey Centre Skytrain Station
Address: Corner of 102nd Avenue & King George Blvd, Surrey

Central City Trick or Treat:

Head down to the Central City Shopping Centre to trick or treat with your little ones in a safe environment.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Where: Central City Shopping Centre
Address: 10153 King George Blvd, Surrey

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PNE Fright Nights:

Western Canada’s most terrifying adult-themed Halloween event, Fright Nights is back to haunt Playland on select nights from October 7th through October 31st. Visitors can count down the days until Halloween with seven haunted houses, two thrilling live shows, fifteen blood-chilling rides and 90 monsters roaming the grounds.
When: October 7 – 31, 2016
Time: 7pm – midnight (1am on Fridays & Saturdays)
Where: PNE Fairgrounds (Playland entrance)
Address: East Hastings Street & Windermere, Vancouver

Ghost Train at Stanley Park:

Prepare to be thrilled and chilled by La Llorona, La Catrina and other mischievous souls in celebration of the Day of the Dead! Gather with friends and family to honour the returning spirits of loved ones and explore this delightful festival of life. Be serenaded by a mariachi band, ride the train through the tunnel of flames with the Aztec Lord and Lady of Death, and witness the gorgeous graveyard where friendly souls return to dance. Tickets are now on sale through TicketLeader. From 3:00pm onwards each day, you can purchase tickets at the ticket booth in the Stanley Park Train Plaza. You can buy same-day tickets only. At least half of the tickets for each night are reserved for on-site purchase, so even if Ticketmaster is sold out for that day, there will still be tickets for sale on-site. However, since this event is so popular, tickets for the day can sell out quickly. Your ticket is valid for one Ghost Train ride and other attractions in the plaza. Train tickets are sold in half-hour time slots. Several trains will depart within each time slot. Avoid the crowds and come out Monday to Thursday in the first two weeks. There are also matinee train rides which are more kid-friendly as it is daytime, and no one is popping out to scare the riders. The popular Spooky Barn returns for its 3rd year. The Barn is open at the same time as the Ghost Train and is all indoors. Admission rates: adults (18 – 64 yrs) $11; children (3-17 yrs) $8; children under 2 yrs FREE; seniors (65+ yrs) $8; matinee (train only – all ages) $6; Spooky Bard $2.
When: October 8 – 31, 2016 (closed Thanksgiving Monday)
Time: Matinees: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm;
Evenings: Mon – Thurs 5:30pm – 9:30 pm & Friday – Sunday 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Where: Stanley Park Miniature Train station

Vancouver Halloween Expo:

The largest Halloween convention of fandom: cosplay, films, comics, anime, games, makeup, costumes, arts and performances returns to Vancouver. Come and enjoy the arts, music and performances of fantasy, explore exhibitors and meet super heroes, celebrities and amazing cosplayers! This is a family-friendly event so be sure to follow the costume-rules.
When: October 13 & 14, 2016
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Where: Tom Lee Music Hall
Address: 929 Granville Street, Vancouver

Halloween at FlyOver Canada:

FlyOver Canada is celebrating the fun of Halloween by adding some spine-tingling entertainment to its popular, must-see attraction. Broomelda the Witch invites guests to venture through the Haunted Hallway and onto a thrilling ride across Canada. If everyone survives, visitors will earn their official “Witch Academy Diploma” at the end. The Halloween-themed activities are aimed towards kids aged 4-12 years.
When: October 13 – 31, 2016
Time: Daily from 4pm – 9pm (the non-Halloween version runs from 10am – 3pm)
Where: Canada Place
Address: 201-999 Canada Place (Entrance on upper level, North end of Canada Place)

Vancouver Halloween Parade:

The family-friendly Halloween-themed parade with marching bands, horses, vehicles, floats and performances. Downtown Vancouver is about to become the largest Cosplay stage. It’s the time when supernaturals, heroes, villains from films, comics, anime and games all come alive.
When: October 16, 2016
Time: 11am
Where: Halloween Parade Route
Address: Howe Street (Davie to Smithe), Smithe Street (Howe to Granville), Granville Street (Smithe to Drake), Vancouver

Pumpkin Patch in the City:

Celebrate the 16th annual Pumpkin Patch in the City & enjoy a pumpkin patch, haunted house, cake-walk, carnival games, food & photo booths. Admission is free as is entertainment. There is a small cost for food, carnival games & pumpkins (cash only).
When: October 22, 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Address: 2131 Renfrew Street, Vancouver

VanDusen Garden’s Glow in the Garden:

Experience an unforgettable Halloween walk in the woods at VanDusen Botanical Garden. The Garden comes to life with spellbinding lights, ghoulish music, and glowing pumpkin characters created by award-winning carvers, Clive Cooper and Bruce Waugh. After the walk, costumed kids will enjoy creating fun Halloween crafts inside. Parents can pick up a pumpkin and hot apple cider at the Taves Family Farms pop-up shop on the plaza. Don’t miss Clive’s live carving demos on October 24, 27, and 30. Come in costume and share your photos with #VanDusenGlow for a chance to win a grand prize!
When: October 24 to 31, 2016
Time: 5pm to 8pm (open late until 9pm from Oct 28 to 31)
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Address: 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver

Rocky’s Family Halloween Party:

Rocky Mountain Flatbread is holding their annual Family Halloween Party at both of our Vancouver locations! The Halloween fun includes: face painting, Creepy Crawly Candy Bar, drinks & potion bar, monster-face pizza making ($8.50 per child). Costumes are encouraged. Reservations are recommended.
When: October 30, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Rocky Mountain Flatbread (Kitsilano & Main Street)
Address: 1876 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver & 4186 Main Street, Vancouver

Halloween at Wesbrook Village:

Spend your Halloween at Wesbrook Village and get ready for their FREE frighteningly famous festivities! Trick-or-Treating: All ages (4:00-6:00PM) Haunted House at the Wesbrook Community Centre: Ages 7+ (4:00-7:00PM) Crafts and Games at the Wesbrook Community Centre: All ages (4:00-7:00PM) Also, from October 14-31 is the Halloween Spirit Contest! Vote for the best decorated store in Wesbrook Village for a chance to win a $50 Shopping Spree.
When: October 31, 2016
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Where: Wesbrook Village at UBC
Address: 3378 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

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