Halloween on Vancouver's North Shore

 

Summer is over, there’s a chill in the air, and things are about to get spooky! Fall has definitely arrived on the North Shore! From haunted houses to BOO-tiful treats, here are six Halloween activities to get you in the spirit. Want to make a trip of it? Check out our accommodation special packages page. 

 

1. Trick or Treat!

Grab your ghouls and goblins and come down to Lower Lonsdale for Trick or Treats and scary surprises with your local independent retailers. Kid-friendly zombie dancers will be on hand to add age-appropriate spookiness to the Halloween trick-or-treating extravaganza. Come dressed up, have fun and support your local businesses!

 

2. Haunt of Edgemont

Do you think you’re brave enough?! The Haunt of Edgemont is an outdoor haunt display located in Edgemont Village. Live actors, creepy crawlies, and terrifying sounds await those brave enough to venture inside. While not for the faint of heart, all are welcome inside…

Hours and admission: Mon-Fri 6.30pm – 9.30pm Sat-Sun 12pm-9.30pm. Donations to the Burn Fund are gladly accepted but not mandatory for entrance. Find out more about the Haunt of Edgemont.

 

3. Bone appétit

Temper Pastry is notorious throughout the North Shore for it’s delicious European-style pastries, cakes and chocolates. At Halloween they somehow manage to step up their game even further with delectable chocolate skulls and pumpkin patches. Make your Halloween party really special with a sweet treat from Temper!

Hours & admission: Temper Pastry is open every day 8am-5pm. Advance ordering for special products is recommended.

 

4. CARVED: Vancouver Circus School Halloween Show

The Vancouver Circus School Presents “Carved”: a spooky interactive circus performance at the Pipe Shop in Lower Lonsdale. On October 27 experience trick-or-treating, food carts, aerial silk and trampoline lessons, juggling, a bouncy castle, face painting, roving entertainment, scavenger hunt, much and more! There are multiple performances throughout the day but beware they get spookier as the day goes on!

Hours & admission: Interactive circus shows take place every 30 mins on October 27. Check out Carved for more info and age recommendations. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door, Children under 1 FREE.

 

5. Treat or treat?

Halloween wouldn’t be complete without trick or treating and it’s safe to say you’ll be getting lots of treats at Park Royal and Capilano Mall this Halloween. On October 31st you’ll be able to trick or treat at a number of retailers at both malls. Come dressed up and fill your bags!

Hours & admission: Admission free at both locations. Park Royal Trick or Treat October 31, 3.00pm-5.00pm. Capilano Mall Trick or Treat October 31, 3.30pm-4.30pm.

 

6. A spook-tacular time for kids

Whose ready for treats and crafts? Put on your costumes and head to the Lonsdale Quay Market for Halloween family festivities on October 31st. Activities include story time, trick or treating, kid’s crafts, face painting, and appearances from Belle (of Beauty and the Beast) and Captain America! As many of these activities are free it makes for a great Halloween family outing!

Hours & admission: Activities take place October 31, 11:30am-4pm. Many activities are free but there are costs for face painting and balloon twisting. Find out schedule at lonsdalequay.com

 

 Discover more seasonal community events on our events calendar.

 

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02nov(nov 2)10:00 am13jan(jan 13)5:00 pmLooking at Persepolis: The Camera in Iran, 1850 – 1930 Exhibition

11novAll Day01janHoliday Events at Park Royal

13novAll Day23decWinter Gift Gallery

16novAll Day16decGreat Gifts - Handmade Gifts and Art

17nov(nov 17)10:00 am10mar(mar 10)5:00 pmKevin Schmidt: Reckless

22nov(nov 22)4:00 pm27jan(jan 27)9:00 pmCanyon Lights

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30nov(nov 30)5:00 pm31dec(dec 31)9:00 pmHi-Light Festival

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15decAll DayDundarave Festival of Lights

15decAll Day16Christmas in Lower Lonsdale

15decAll Day28Breakfast with Santa - Grouse Mountain

15dec(dec 15)10:00 am16(dec 16)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

15dec1:00 pm2:30 pmHoliday Wreath Making Workshop

15dec3:30 pm4:30 pmHoliday Food and Wine Pairing Seminar

15dec5:00 pm15jan9:00 pmHi-Light Festival

15dec7:30 pm9:00 pmCarol Ships Shoreside Celebration

16decAll Day17Christmas in Lower Lonsdale

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16dec(dec 16)10:00 am17(dec 17)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

16dec11:00 am1:00 pmKids Hot Chocolate & Fun Bun Decorating Workshop

16dec5:00 pm16jan9:00 pmHi-Light Festival

17decAll Day23Holiday Music at the Market

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17dec(dec 17)10:00 am18(dec 18)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

17dec5:00 pm17jan9:00 pmHi-Light Festival

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18dec(dec 18)10:00 am19(dec 19)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

18dec5:00 pm18jan9:00 pmHi-Light Festival

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19dec(dec 19)10:00 am20(dec 20)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

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22decAll DayDundarave Festival of Lights

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22decAll Day23Christmas in Lower Lonsdale

22dec(dec 22)10:00 am23(dec 23)2:00 pmSpot Santa

22dec(dec 22)10:00 am23(dec 23)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

22dec5:00 pm22jan9:00 pmHi-Light Festival

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23dec(dec 23)10:00 am24(dec 24)5:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

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