Halloween is a popular day of the year for lots of kids and adults in Canada and the United States of America.
What is Halloween?
Halloween is the night of October 31st. It is commonly celebrated by children who dress in costume and walk from house to house collecting treats or candies. Zombies, vampires, witches, ghosts, and monsters are often favourite characters during Halloween.
Different countries around the world have similar celebrations to Halloween.
- Mexico – Día de Los Muertos
- China – The Hungry Ghost Festival
- Scotland and Ireland – Samhain
- Haiti – Fed Gede (Festival of the Ancestors)
- South Korea – Chuseok
- Italy – Tutti I Morti (All Souls Day)
- Nepal – Gai Jatra (Festival of Cows)
- Philippines – Pangangaluluwâ (All Souls Day)
- Poland – Zaduszki (All Souls Day)
- Japan – Obon
- Cambodia – Pchum Ben
Visit the Burnaby’s Haunted Village
You can visit the Haunted Village at the Burnaby Village Museum from October 27th – 30th. Check out this popular Halloween event for trick or treating, entertainment, snacks, and much more. Explore the village in the dark and join in the Hill Street Bash. Costumes are encouraged!
Watch a Halloween Fireworks Show
Go to Gilmore Community School On Wednesday, October 31 at 8 pm to end your night of trick-or-treating with a professional fireworks show. The show will be cancelled if it is raining.
Take the Kids to a Halloween Carnival
Dress up in your best costume and make your way to the Halloween Carnival for this family-friendly Halloween event. Great for young children who want a daytime Halloween experience without being scared.
On October 27th, kids can play carnival games, ride the carousel, make Halloween crafts, and enjoy a children’s entertainer. Recommended for ages 1+, Children and adults must attend together.
Find More Halloween Fun in Burnaby
If you’re looking for more fun activities to do during Halloween, you should check out the Burnaby’s Halloween Fun!
We hope you have a spooky time!