15 of the Best Halloween Events in the Lower Mainland 2016

We love Halloween! It’s such a fun time of year for costumes and creativity, not to mention all that candy! So get dressed up and get out there to celebrate! Here’s our top picks for Halloween events happening around the Lower Mainland.
Sandpiper Sanitarium: Zombie Hospital

Indoor Haunted House featuring 7 scare rooms. Not for the faint of heart, recommended 8+ yrs of age. Outdoor kid friendly area. Great for the entire family. Raffles and Prizes. Rain or Shine.

Date: Saturday October 29th — Monday October 31st
Time: 6-9 PM
Where: 3037 Sandpiper Dr. Abbotsford
Cost: By donation ($10/family suggested) 100% of the money goes to Canuck Place

Highstreet Party in the Plaza

Photo Booth, DJ, Treats, Balloon Artists & More! Trick or Treat at 8 themed installations and enjoy a Land of Boo Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win an iPad courtesy of London Drugs.

Date: Monday, October 31st
Time: 5-7 PM
Where: Highstreet Shopping Centre, Abbotsford
Cost: Free

Eco Dairy Moo or Boo

Come by and visit for good clean fun (and maybe a few spooks.. And cows, we can’t forget about the cows!). There will be activities, crafts, experiments, barn tours, a costume contest and lots of treats -all indoors, so the party is on rain or shine!

Date: Monday, October 31st
Time: 2-6 PM
Where: 1356 Sumas Way, Abbotsford
Cost: $4/child — Adults and members get in free

Haunted Village at the Burnaby Village Museum

Celebrate Halloween with a witch’s ball, circus sideshow and carousel rides. Wear your costume! Entrance includes trick-or-treating for the children, entertainment and carousel rides for all.

Date: October 27th-30th
Time: 6-9 PM
Where: 6501 Deer Lake Ave. Burnaby
Cost: Youth/Adults/Seniors: $14  Children 12 and under: $9

Bonsor’s Big Boo

Perfect for kids 10 and under! Activities will include Imagination Playground, creepy crafts, ghostly games, cookies, face painting, colouring & more. No haunted house this year due to renovations.

Date: Friday, October 28th
Time: 6-8:30 PM
Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Burnaby
Cost: $1/person

Family Haunted Halloween

A ghoulish afternoon of crafts, face painting, gym games and a bouncy castle. Don’t miss out on the costume parade! Registration includes a hot dog, fruit and beverage.

Date: Sunday, October 30th
Time: 10 AM-12 PM
Where: Pinetree Community Centre, Coquitlam
Cost: $5/person


Family Halloween Howl

Stop in for some spine-tingling family Halloween fun! There will be spooktacular crafts, ghouling carnival games, terror-iffic treats and a bouncy castle. Tony Prophet will entertain families with a twist on a Halloween sing-a-long.

Date: Sunday, October 30th
Time: 1:30-3:30 PM
Where: Centennial Community Centre, New Westminster
Cost: $6/child

Pumpkin Patch at Richmond Country Farms

The perfect outing for young children! They’ll love the pumpkin patch, corn maze and animals. Ticket price includes professional entertainment, a fantastic live band, a wagon ride,a Pumpkin with a carrying bag, a visit to the animal farm, and a Spartan apple to enjoy!

Date: October 8-31st
Time: Various
Where: 12900 Steveston Hwy. Richmond
Cost: Weekdays $9 — Weekends $12

Once Upon a Pumpkin

This free drop-in event teaches kids about the origin of Halloween in nature.

Date: October 15-31st
Time: 9 AM-5PM
Where: Richmond Nature Park
Cost: Free

Haunted Forest Scream Train

The train is recommended for older children who can handle being scared. The forest comes alive with ghosts and ghouls who scare you with amazing creepy sounds and special effects. The forest is haunted with Chainsaw Charlie and the walking dead roam the platform.

Date: October 14-31st
Time: 6:30-10 PM
Where: Bear Creek Park, Surrey
Cost: $12/person

The Pumpkin Express

Perfect for young children. Crafts and activities under the tent on the platform for children to design the perfect pumpkin mask and play Halloween games. Each child will receive a treat as they travel on the pumpkin express train through a forest of spooky decorations. When the train comes to a stop the child will receive a pumpkin to remember their wonderful, spooky day.

Date: October 7-31st
Time: 10 AM-4:30 PM
Where: Bear Creek Par, Surrey
Cost: $11/person

Halloween Fun

Halloween family fun and a scary good time at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre! There will be a 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!

Date: Sunday, October 30th
Time: 1-3 PM
Where: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre
Cost: $3.50/person

Fright Nights at the PNE

A Vancouver classic, featuring 7 haunted houses, 15 rides and 2 thrilling live shows, all you’ll need to bring is yourself, your friends to protect you and a change of pants… just in case.

Date: October 8-31st
Time: 7PM — closing
Where: Playland, Vancouver
Cost: various

Stanley Park Ghost Train

Prepare to the thrilled and chilled by La Llorona, La Catrina and other mischievous souls celebrating the Day of the Dead. Gather with friends and family to honour the returning spirits of our loved ones as we explore this delightful festival of life. Be serenaded by a mariachi band, ride the train through the illuminated tunnel of flames to meet the Aztec Lord, and join us in a supernatural graveyard where friendly souls return to dance.

Date: October 8-31st
Time: 5:30-10 PM
Where: Stanley Park, Vancouver
Cost: $6-$11/person

Glow in the Garden

New for 2016! The Garden comes to life with spellbinding lights, ghoulish music, and glowing pumpkin characters created by award-winning carvers.

Date: October 8-31st
Time: 5-8 PM
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver
Cost: $6-$10/person. Children under 2: Free

However you choose to spend Halloween, we’re sending you wishes for fun, safety and a whole lot of candy!


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