Costumes, candy, haunted houses, spooky decorations… boo! Even though Halloween lands on a Monday this year, celebrations have already begun. Here are 10 ways to “Halloween” in Coquitlam.

Vancouver Horror Nights at Coquitlam Centre: Taking up over 100,000 square feet over two floors, Vancouver Horror Nights has set up in the vacant Sears site at Coquitlam Centre. The new 5-million dollar Scream Park features 8 all-new immersive experiences to terrify and thrill guests this Halloween season. It also features a full-service concession with hot food, coffee, hot chocolate and a Zombie Bar for adults. While most of the experiences are for those aged 13+, there is also an attraction called the Boogyman Bash for kids aged 3 – 10. Want to know more? This event has been getting some spooky coverage locally by the Tri City News, Curioscity and 604 NOW. Open until November 5.

Heritage Halloween with the Coquitlam Heritage Society: This fun Halloween extravaganza is back on Saturday, October 29. Join Coquitlam Heritage Society staff for their popular haunted Mystery Train Station, take a photo with a princess or super hero, get your face painted, make crafts and have some yummy treats! This event is held outdoors rain or shine. Get ready for some spooky fun. Check out Coquitlam Heritage for all the details.

Trunk ‘n’ Treat at Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club: Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club welcome’s everyone to their very first Trunk ‘n’ Treat taking place on Monday, October 31.  Come dressed to impress in your spookiest attire and join them for a night of trick or treating with a twist. Trunk ‘n’ Treat will test your Halloween décor skills with prizes for the best decorated trunk and other fun activities. Registration starts at 5 p.m. where you will receive a bag of candy, drink voucher and lot number. Trunks must be ready to accept trunk ‘n’ treaters by 6:30 pm. For full details visit Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club.

Haunt & Hunt at Coquitlam Centre: Bring your kiddos to Coquitlam Centre on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 from 12 – 3 p.m. for a virtual Halloween Scavenger Hunt! Use CQC’s Haunt & Hunt app on your iOS or Android device to locate six treat stations around the Shopping Centre. At the end of the hunt, participants will be able to enter for a chance to WIN 1 of 4 Haunted Halloween Prizes valued at over $150 each. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Registered participations will receive instructions on how to download the Scavenger Hunt app on their iOS or Android device closer to the actual event date. Open to children aged 12 and under in costume. Parent or guardian must be present. Unattended children will not be permitted to participate. Click here to pre-register.

Halloween in Asylum at the Hard Rock Casino: Join the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, October 29 for some Haunting Spirits and Wicked Brews. Kicking off the party at 8 p.m., dance the night away to the DJ on the turntable, as well as live music from “The Collective” happening in Asylum. Come dressed to impress in your Halloween costume and if your one of the top 3 best dressed, you could walk away with some sweet treats (19+).

Halloween at the Wild Fig Coquitlam: Bring your best costumes, dancing shoes and enjoy an evening full of spooky specials & Halloween themed delights on Saturday, October 29! Special guest DJ & best dressed costume giveaways all night long. Reservations are required, call 604-937-4666
or email Full details can be found at Wild Fig (19+).

Tour the Tri Cities for the Best Haunted Houses: The Tri City News has put together a list of haunted houses in the Tri Cities, including three in Coquitlam. Check out the list here Tri City News Best Haunted Houses.

Halloween Skate at Poirier:  Dress in costume, lace up your skates and get on the ice for a Halloween Skate on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. or 2:45 to 4 p.m. at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex. Family admission and regular rental rates apply. For more information check out Halloween Skate or call 604-927-4386.

Halloween Fun at Coquitlam Community Centres: Join us for some spooky and silly Halloween fun at recreation facilities throughout Coquitlam.

Most programs include Halloween-themed crafts, games, music and treats. Costumes are encouraged!

Coquitlam Farmers Market Halloween Spooktacular: The final day of the Coquitlam Farmers Market at Poirier is Halloween themed. Get your regular Coquitlam Farmers Market fix of fresh and local goods plus some trick or treating, costumes, games and crafts.

Get out, have fun and be safe!
Whether you are out trick or treating with the family in your neighbourhood or heading to a local pub or bar for a Halloween bash, be sure to be safe and have fun. The City of Coquitlam has put together some tips on having a safe and fun Halloween.

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