Events

An event for every body, spirit and soul

Whether you’re faint of heart or you have the thickest of skin, attend any or all of the thrilling events in Burnaby this Halloween. Bring the little goblins, or go it alone if you dare. From eerie displays and elaborate immersive experiences, to eye-popping horror flicks, zombie-themed events and haunted adventures, prepare to be breathless.

PUMPKINS AFTER DARK

Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning outdoor Halloween event. Featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins, this one-of-a-kind walk-through experience is the must-see event of the fall season.

VANCOUVER HORROR SHOW FILM FESTIVAL

Get Ready to Scream at VHS: The Burnaby Edition! Get ready for spine-tingling thrills and blood-curdling chills at the ultimate Horror Film Festival.

MONSTER DASH 5K

Join us for Burnaby’s first-ever Halloween-themed race, the Monster Dash 5k! Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just looking for a frightfully good time, the Monster Dash is the perfect way to get in the Halloween spirit.

IN PRAISE OF NIGHTMARES

In Praise of Nightmares is a night of 1920s classic horror cinema featuring 2 silent short films paired with live music that will intensify every spine-tingling moment.

CANDLELIT CRIME: A HALLOWEEN MURDER MYSTERY

This immersive experience combines theater and social interaction for an unforgettable Halloween celebration. Ready to unravel the mystery?

DAGERPAATCH @ DAGERAAD BREWING

Celebrate Dageraad Brewing's 4th Harvest Festival! Pumpkin carving, tasty treats, live music by The Hillbettys, and support PADS with pumpkin donations.

CENTRAL SPARK

Join us for a spooktacular time with fun family activities, games, food trucks, fireworks and more at Central Park this October!

HAUNTED VILLAGE - LEGENDS, TALES AND OTHER STORIES

Join us for this family-friendly Halloween experience at the Burnaby Village Museum. Suitable for families and people of all ages, kids to adults.

MASTERSFX MONSTER MUSEUM

Over 80 exhibits of exquisitely detailed, hand-crafted monsters, creatures, and characters from your favorite movies and TV shows!

NEIGHBOURHOOD DECORATING CONTEST

Are you ready to turn your home into a spine-tingling spectacle this Halloween season? Your chance to shine is here!

LAUGH-O-WEEN WITH JOKERS CANADA

Get ready for a spooktacular evening of laughter at Live Comedy @ The Rec Room, proudly produced by Jokers Canada!

GUTS + SEEDS

At Guts and Seeds, you’re not just a spectator – you become the master of mischief!

THE HALLOWEEN HUNT

Treats, creatures and frightful features that have taken over The City of Lougheed!

BRICK-OR-TREAT

The Amazing Halloween Build With Brickville Designworks

PIE EATING CONTEST + POP UP SHOP

Join us for a delectable showdown at Metropolis Grand Court.

BRICK-OR-TREAT: LIVE LEGO BUILD

The Amazing Halloween Build With Brickville Designworks

HALLOWEEN ON THE HEIGHTS

Halloween on the Heights is the true folkloric event that is meant to be – safe, fun and a celebration of a good spooking!

GILMORE COMMUNITY FIREWORKS