Several activities celebrate Halloween in Abbotsford

Numerous events are planned on Friday, Oct. 30 an Saturday, Oct. 31

There are several activities going on in Abbotsford in celebration of Halloween.

A number of activities are being offered in Abbotsford in celebration of Halloween.

On Saturday, Oct. 31, MSA Museum hosts a Fall Fair and Costume Contest from 1 to 5 p.m. at Trethewey House, 2313 Ware St.

The event includes old-fashioned games for the whole family, with the costume contest starting at 3:30 p.m.

Entry gives kids up to 13 years old a chance to win prizes, and a donation to the food bank also earns visitors a chance at the prize draw.

Visit msamuseum.ca or call 604-853-0313 for more information.

Mt. Lehman Community Association holds a haunted house on Friday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 31 from noon to 5 p.m.

The event is located at Mt. Lehman Community Hall (6418 Mt. Lehman Rd.), with set design, costumes and acting provided by the senior class of Abbotsford School of the Integrated Arts.

Cost is $7, or $5 a person per canned good for the Abbotsford Food Bank.

The Sandpiper Sanitarium Haunted House at 3037 Sandpiper Drive is open Friday and Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.

The site offers an indoor haunted house and an outdoor “little ghost zone.”

Admission is by donation to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

For more information, visit abbotsfordhauntedhouse.com.

Another Halloween house is located at 31797 Coral Ave. in Abbotsford and operates from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday. It features an assortment of spiders, witches, ghosts and ghouls, along with flashing lights and drifting fog.

The Blais family has also erected an outdoor display, at 2136 Primrose Street. Their yard features an array of spooky creatures, and a haunted tree.

Families can come to Sevenoaks Shopping Centre (32900 South Fraser Way) on Halloween for trick-or-treating from 3 to 5 p.m. Participating retailers will display an orange pumpkin.

Highstreet shopping complex (at Mt. Lehman Road and Highway 1) presents “The Land of Boo,” including eight Halloween-inspired displays and a “Spot the Cat” contest.

Trick-or-treating, crafts and music goes from 4 to 6 p.m. on Halloween.

The Abbotsford Downtown Business Association holds trick-or-treating on Halloween in the historic downtown core from 1 to 5 p.m. The starting point is Valley Realty (33787 South Fraser Way), and non-perishable food items will be collected for the food bank.

 

 

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