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Your ultimate 2019 guide to transit trick-or-treating

Your ultimate 2019 guide to transit trick-or-treating

You and your kiddo have planned for this day for weeks, months or even years! And now the only thing standing in the way of your epic superhero Halloween costume being unrecognizable, hidden under three layers of fleece and a raincoat, is Metro Vancouver’s unpredictably predictable rainy weather.

So, what better way to trick-or-treat while staying safe, dry and warm, then visiting one of these 14 mall trick-or-treat destinations easily accessible by transit!

SkyTrain Assistance Counter

Near Commercial–Broadway Station? Make sure to stop by our newly opened SkyTrain Assistance Counter in your costume on October 31st, for a Halloween treat!

Your ultimate 2019 guide to transit trick-or-treating

Central City
October 31
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
10153 King George Boulevard, Surrey

Families are invited to come to Central City from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on October 31 for our free Halloween Fun Event.

Trick-or-treat centre-wide at participating stores.* Plus, enjoy face painting, balloon twisting, craft activities, story time (with Black Bond Books), exhibitors, prize draws, and more (near Play Central on the southeast side of the shopping centre).

*For kids ages 12 and under dressed in costume. While limited quantities last.

Brentwood Town Centre
October 31
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
4567 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby, BC

Come down in costume to Brentwood Town Centre on Thursday, October 31 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for some rain-free trick-or-treating!

Coquitlam Centre
October 31
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2929 Barnet Hwy, Coquitlam, BC

Bring your child to Coquitlam Centre on Thursday, October 31 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. for trick-or-treating in a safe and well-lit environment.

Treats will be given out by participating stores around the shopping centre, at Guest Services (Level 1 near Hudson’s Bay) and at the Community Cruiser presented by Morrey Nissan of Coquitlam.

*For children 12 years and under in costume. Trick-or-Treating starts at 4:00 p.m. and ends promptly at 5:00 p.m. One treat per child, while supplies last.

Willowbrook Mall
October 31
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
19705 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Are you ready for a spoooky quest to find lots of candy at Willowbrook? Well, our Halloween Trick-or-Treat Quest will be perfect for you!

Children and their families are invited to join us for a safe and fun Halloween! Willowbrook’s Halloween Trick-or-Treat Quest event will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on October 31st. Please enter through the SportChek, Swimco, Tim Hortons or Starbucks entrances.

A toonie for a treat! Entry is by a minimum donation of $2 and includes an awesome reflective jack-o-lantern bag*, a quest map* for your spoooky adventure and a complimentary treat*. 100% of proceeds benefit the Langley School District Foundation.

Want to win a giant LEGO set? Courtesy of Toys R Us, one lucky kiddo will win a magical Harry Potter LEGO set!

So how does the quest work? It’s easy:

  • Collect your quest map at any one of our above-mentioned entrances;
  • Set off on your quest by visiting all the stores featured on the map;
  • At each store, get your map stamped in exchange for some candy; and
  • At the end of your quest, drop off your completed map at any one of four entrances to be entered into the draw.

For more details please contact the Guest Services team.

Lougheed Mall

October 31
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9855 Austin Ave, Burnaby

There will be candy stations set-up throughout the center, a DJ and a Halloween photo booth, in support of the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society. Select retailers will also be participating in the Trick or Treating. It is sure to be spooktacular!

Lansdowne Centre

October 31
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
5300 No 3 Rd, Richmond

Come down to Lansdowne Centre on Halloween for our Annual Trick or Treat event! We encourage children, accompanied by an adult, to come and collect candy from our participating stores at the mall!

Oakridge Centre

October 31
3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
650 W 41st Ave, Vancouver

Come by the Unwritten Exhibition from 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. to take a spooky walk through The Unwritten Haunted Forest. Urban legends say that there is a secret hidden lair at the end of the forest that you may enter at your own risk. Open to all ages, and plenty of candy for all!

Activities include:
• Halloween themed LEGO build (prizes to be won)
• Scavenger Hunt
• Spell Calligraphy Writing
• Secret Witch’s Candy Lair
• Spooky live music from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Capilano Mall
October 31
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
935 Marine Dr, North Vancouver

Boo! Hurry in to Capilano Mall on Halloween from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. to receive sweets & treats from participating retailers in a safe and dry environment. Be on the “haunt” for floor signs indicating which retailers are handing out candy. While supplies last. Come by Guest Services for more spooky details. See you there, ghouls and goblins!

City Square Shopping Centre
October 26
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
555 W 12th Ave, Vancouver

Woooo, ghost, witches, and all things spooktacular. Halloween is here! Join us at the 14th Annual City Square Trick or Treat Hunt for a chance to win some amazing prizes! This will be a Rain or Shine event. Free admission!

Some major prizes include:

  • A pair of Canucks Hockey Tickets (valued at $800)
  • Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter (valued at $250)

Registration for the Trick or Treat Hunt will begin at 12:00 p.m. in the Food Court, close to A&W. Maps and complimentary parking will be given between 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. or until we run out of maps.

We will also be providing fun activities for family and children of all ages to enjoy:

  • Trick or Treat Hunt (at participating retailers) with you map, visit the participating retailers to get a yummy Halloween treat and map stamped. Completed maps have to be returned by 2:15 p.m. at the registration table to be placed in our 2019 Halloween Extravaganza Draw. The draw takes place on stage at 2:30 p.m. or after the end of the last Magic Show. You MUST be present to pick up your prize! Participants must be under the age of 12 to qualify for prizes and be accompanied by an adult. One entry per child.
  • Family Portraits by donation offered by Sombolin located in their studio in Unit 126 on the Upper Shops. All proceeds raised will be going toward Canucks Place Children’s Hospice. A minimum donation of $2 per family.
  • Free Face Painting from 12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. with Blanche MacDonald makeup students.
  • Magic Shows by Norden the Magician at 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., & 2:15 p.m.
  • Popcorn Station from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., by donation. We will be fundraising for Canucks Place Children’s Hospice, all proceeds raised will be going toward Canucks Place Children’s Hospice. Minimum donation of $2 per bag of popcorn.

Lonsdale Quay
October 31
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
123 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver

Join us for Halloween at The Market on Thursday, October 31st! This year we have a very exciting lineup for all the kiddos. Halloween Festivities Schedule:

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:
Spooky Time with North Vancouver City Library

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.:

  • Trick or Treat (Retail Level ONLY)
  • Arts & Crafts! Design Your Pumpkin & Colouring
  • Balloon Twisting Fun (for a small fee)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.:Visit with Frozen’s Elsa and BatmanIt’s going to be a spook-tacular time at the Market that you won’t want to miss!

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre
October 31
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
1701 152 St, Surrey

Trick or Treat! On Thursday, October 31 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., kids can trick or treat* inside Semiahmoo, where it’s warm and dry! A $2 donation per child is recommended to benefit the Surrey Firefighters Charitable Society.
*for children 12 and under, who are in costume and accompanied by an adult

Tsawwassen Mills
October 31
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
5000 Canoe Pass Way, Tsawwassen

We love Halloween at Tsawwassen Mills! Put on your scariest, cutest or most clever costume and fill up your belly with candy as you trick-or-treat throughout the mall. Be sure to enter the costume contest and try your hand at Spin-to-Win. Bring the whole family!

Richmond Centre
October 31
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
6551 No 3 Rd, Richmond

Join retailers, staff and customers for a fun filled evening of trick-or-treating in the mall.

Aberdeen Centre
October 31
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond

Dress up your little ghouls and collect yummy treats around the mall. While quantities last.

Author: Sarah Kertcher


3 Comments

  • By Sheba, October 31, 2019 @ 6:46 pm

    There was trick or treating at Metrotown

  • By Sarah Kertcher, November 1, 2019 @ 4:23 pm

    Thanks for the info! I reached out to them and they advised me that there was no “official” trick-or-treat event this year. Hope you had a good time!

  • By Sarkari Naukri, November 17, 2019 @ 8:40 am

    Your content is really really amazing, Thanks for sharing

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