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13 things to do this Halloween weekend


Halloween is just around the corner, here are 13 things to do. For more stuff happening around Victoria this weekend, visit our events calendar.

Vancouver Island Corn Maze

Your final weekend to get lost in a one-of-a kind unique corn maze located in North Saanich. Bring the whole family & venture out into the “We Heart Vancouver Island” corn maze. Dress warm, wear boots, bring a flashlight & for the little ones a stroller with larger style wheels. Small interactive maze available for the kids.

Friday October 30 – Sunday November 1
Time: 11am-9pm
Admission: $10/adults; $5/children (5-12yrs)
Location: Pendray Farm, 9537 West Saanich Rd

Evil Acres Slaughter House Extreme

If you enjoy FEAR….I dare YOU…to enter the Slaughter House Extreme ~ The Final Cut & The Darkness Maze ~ The Phobia Edition at Evil Acres

Friday October 30 – Saturday October 31
Time: Friday 630-11pm, Saturday 6-10pm
Admission: $13/1 attraction; $18/combo ticket-2 attractions; Speed Passes $23/1 attraction; $38 combo ticket-2 attractions. *CASH ONLY AT THE DOOR/ONSITE*
Location: 10375 Wilson Rd, North Saanich

PumpkinFest at Galey Farms

Fun for the whole family. Entertainment including face painting, hay-rides, train rides, corn maze, petting farm, haunted house & plenty more activities for the children to enjoy. Don’t forget to check out the Cow Train ~ new this year.

Saturday October 31
Time: 10am-4pm
Admission: 1 Train Ride or Corn Maze Ticket – $10/adult; $7/child; $45/family combo (2 adults,2 children); Petting Farm – with purchase of first ticket or $2/person.
Location: Galey’s Farm, 4150 Blenkinsop Rd

Festival Of Fear

Another year of fear taking place at Galey Farms featuring a Haunted House for kids & and an EVEN scarier 6000sqft CarnEvil Haunted House for adults. Get lost in the fully animated Cornfield of Horror featuring a haunted mansion, pirate island, the Addams graveyard & more. Don’t forget to hop on the Crazy Train.

Friday October 30 – Saturday October 31
Time: 6-10pm
Admission: All 4 Venues $10/adult, $7/child
Location: Galey’s Farm, 4150 Blenkinsop Rd

Haunted Zipline

Haunted Night Zipline Tours is full of terror and fun! There are strange creatures running amok & spooky tales to be told. Ghosts, monsters & tall tales are all a part of this very interactive experience, available only around Halloween. (You can take Haunted zip tour during the day for a less spooky experience.)

Friday October 30 – Saturday October 31
Zipline Tour: Friday 630pm & 8pm; Saturday 630pm & 730pm
Location: 5128 Sooke Rd

Halloween Spooktacular Fireworks

A spooktacular halloween evening of treats & fireworks! There will be live entertainment, carnival games, nibbles & bites for all ages. Come early to get a good viewing spot for the fireworks.

Saturday October 31
Festivities begins: 6pm
Fireworks: start at dusk
Location: Golf Cart Staging Area and Fire Circle, 1999 Country Club Way

Pumpkin Art In Oak Bay

Businesses in Oak Bay Village will be holding their fourth annual merchant carving contest. Pumpkins will be displayed in shop windows. Trick-or-treating to take place between 2-5pm (business will display pumpkin poster).

Friday October 30 – Saturday October 31
Time: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 5-10pm
Admission: by donation
Location: Behind Oak Bay Municipal Hall, 2167 Oak Bay Ave

Bonfire at Fireman’s Park

After you have exploring the pumpkin art & trick-or-treating head over to Fireman’s Park for a evening bonfire.

Saturday October 31
Time: 6pm
Location: 1703 Monterey (beside fire hall) Oak Bay

7th Annual Halloween Party

Wear your costume & get your dance on. Sponsored by KOOL Fm & City Centre Park enjoy a late afternoon Halloween party with your friends & family.

Saturday October 31
Time: 4-6pm
Admission: FREE
Location: Eagle Ridge Community Centre, 1089 Langford Parkway

Halloween Bonfire in Esquimalt

Hosted by Esquimalt Lions. Everyone is welcome to this annual favourite community event. Wear your costumes as their will be a costume contest for all ages, prizes donated by local merchants. Activities available for the children.

Saturday October 31
Time: 6-9pm
Admission: FREE, hot dogs & hot chocolate by donation.
Location: back parking lot of Archie Browning Centre, 1151 Esquimalt Rd

Eerie Acres Haunted House

There is a one acre property in East Sooke that is home to a unique yearly haunted attraction, Eerie Acres takes you on a 20 minute tour through the house, the woods, full scale effects & a cemetery with many creatures roaming throughout.They also provide bail out areas for chickens & children at any time throughout the tour.

Friday October 30 – Saturday October 31
Time: 7-10pm
Admission: suggested $4 donation or non-perishable food item
Location: 1468 Woodcock Rd, Sooke

Safe Halloween in Sooke

Don’t miss the fireworks at 8pm – display put on by the Sooke Fire Department. Bring the family there will be games, bouncy castle & entertainment available. Food booths for your hungry treat-or-treaters.

Saturday October 31
Time: 5-8pm
Admission: donations greatly appreciated
Location: Sooke Municipal Hall & John Phillips Park

Sidney’s Treat Street

A family friendly trick-or-treat event for the late afternoon. Families will be invited to bring their children down to Sidney for trick-or-treating. 56 participating locations – just look for the Treat Street poster on the business door.

Saturday October 31
Time: 3-5pm
Location: Beacon Avenue, Sidney

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