Events celebrate Halloween in Abbotsford

Haunted houses and trick-or-treating

Looking for some fright night fun? This animatronic witch is just one of the scary attractions on display at the Sandpiper Sanitarium

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

The Reptile Guy’s Rescue and Education Centre (7-34366 Forrest Terrace) holds a haunted house up to and including Oct. 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. each day with more than 150 live creatures lurking in the dark.

Cost is $8.50 for adults and $6.50 for kids. For more details, visit reptileguy.ca or call 604-746-7228.

On Friday, Oct. 31, MSA Museum hosts its annual Halloween Haunted House at Trethewey House, 2313 Ware St.

A costume contest takes place at 4 p.m., and child-friendly tours are from 3 to 5 p.m

Spine-chilling tours run from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets at the door are $4 per person or $10 per family.

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

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” each day this week, including eight Halloween-inspired displays and a “Spot the Cat” contest.

Trick-or-treating is from 5 to 7 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. Stop at the Jubilee Arts Centre (the old MSA Centennial Library) at 33660 South Fraser Way to pick up a map.

Also on Halloween, The Reach Gallery Museum hosts a Bones and Brew event at 7 p.m., featuring Halloween art, food and live music.

Cost is $10 in advance for members and $15 for guests, or $20 at the door. Visit thereach.ca for details.

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