Spooktacular Halloween events in the Westshore
Thrilling activities to get into the Halloween spirit
Halloween is just around the corner, and there are plenty of events to take part in leading up to the 31st. From games, to parties, to pumpkin picking, there’s a variety of spooktacular things to do in the Westshore:
Trunk or Treat: Colwood Church is hosting their very own trunk or treat on Oct. 28 from 4-6pm. Trick or treat from decorated trunks, play some games, and join in on Halloween fun with the family.
Halloween Bonfire at Colwood Fire Hall: The Colwood Fire Hall is excited to host their annual Halloween bonfire on Oct. 31 from 6-8pm. Offering hotdogs, juice boxes, treats, and plenty of fun, the bonfire is a great way to warm up while trick or treating the night away.
Halloween skate: Get your scary faces on, and dress up in costume for Halloween Skate night at the Archie Browning Sports Centre on Oct. 29 from 1-2pm. Kids in full costume will get to skate for free.
Halloween Firehall Spooktacular: Head to the Esquimalt Fire Hall on Oct. 31 from 6-9pm for a night of Halloween fun. Make sure to check inside the truck bays for spooky sights, activities and more. The Esquimalt Lions will have the concession open with hot dogs, chips, and other food for purchase.
The Rising Circus Haunted House: With both a kid friendly and adults only option, The Rising Circus is excited to bring a night of screams at The Rising: Victoria Centre for Circus Arts. On Oct. 29, kids will have a multitude of games and activities to enjoy from 2-4:30pm; the adults-only event will begin at 7pm, and offer chilling character interactions, a walk through the haunted house, and more.
Treat Street: The City of Langford Langford Fire Rescue are inviting residents to join them at the Langford Station from 5-8pm for their treat street on Halloween night. Kids and families can enjoy trick-or-treating fun, free hot dogs, music, games, and other activities. Donations are welcomed in support of the Goldstream Food Bank.
Trunk or Treat: M2 Graphix and Light Em'Up.TV. are gearing up for their third annual trunk or treat on Langford Parkway. On Oct. 29 from 12-3pm, you can explore the street filled with spooky cars, costumes, music, and vendor booths; the event is family friendly, and a good chance to get some early candy in the bag.
Barbie Halloween Party: Put on your costume and dance the night away at Darcy’s Pub this Oct. 28 featuring The Prowl band. Going from 8pm to 2am, make sure to enter the costume contest and get the chance to win from a vast selection of prizes.
Luxton Fairgrounds Haunted House: Join the community for the last day of Luxton Fairgrounds Haunted House on Oct. 31. With cash-only tickets available on-site ($10 for kids, $15 for adults), the event is open from 1-6pm for family fun, and 6:30-10pm for 16+ spooky activities.
Halloween at Bilston Creek Farm: Halloweekend at Bilston Creek Farm has a great variety of dates and activities to choose from this spooky season. Open Oct. 27, 28, and 29 from 11am to 5pm, families can join in on pumpkin decorating, a “Golden Pumpkin” treasure hunt, photo opportunities, games, and so much more. Tickets must be reserved in order to participate in the decorating and treasure hunt.
Halloween Event: The Metchosin Fire Hall is welcoming the community to join in on their Halloween evening at 6:30pm on Oct. 31. Celebrating the night with a bonfire, hotdogs, and costume contest, the event is a great option for family and friends to take part in after a rewarding evening of trick or treating.
Halloween Party: The gunroom in Sooke is gearing up for its Oct. 27 Halloween Party. With a scavenger hunt, costume contest, and pizza, the event will go from 5:30-7pm. This event is open to wardroom members.
Spooky pumpkin walk: Wondering where to put your pumpkin after Halloween? The Sooke Parks Society is welcoming donations to create a walkway with over 100 pumpkins lit up along Pineridge Park. Starting at 5pm and ending at 8pm on Nov. 1, there will be hot chocolate served and all donated pumpkins will be properly composted following the event.
Halloween Night at Camp Barnard: Hosted by the Firefighters Association at Scout Camp Barnard, this annual bonfire is a much-loved staple of Halloween for the community of Sooke. Starting the bonfire at 6:30pm on Oct. 31, families can enjoy hot dogs and hot chocolate, candy bags for kids, and a fireworks display over the lake starting at 7:30pm.
🩸 View Royal
Halloween Spooktacular: Decorate your home with spooks galore, and enter View Royal’s Halloween Spooktacular decorating contest. The community can decorate and nominate until Oct. 26, which will lead to a public voting on Oct. 27 to determine the top three winners. Prizes will be delivered by council members shortly after.
Pumpkin Smash: View Royal is taking all your pumpkins. On Nov. 4, the city invites residents to bring their old pumpkins and drop them from the View Royal firefighters training tower onto a car. Going from 10am to 2pm, this is a unique and fun option to get rid of any rotting pumpkins.
Halloween Haunted House: Looking for a fright? The View Royal Fire Department is hosting a family friendly haunted house on Oct. 31 from 69pm. Serving a complimentary hot dog and drink to participants, the event is sure to be a creepy crawly evening of fun.