Twelve-year-old Jezi

Halloween happenings in Saanich

Halloween Spooktacular at Pearkes and many trick-or-treat options in Saanich neighbourhoods

Ghouls, goblins and plenty of treats will be haunting the streets of Saanich tonight during Halloween weekend.

This afternoon, Pearkes Rec Centre hosts games and entertainment during the Halloween Spooktacular between 1 and 2 p.m. Kids 5 and under are free. Then head over for trick-or-treating at Tillicum Centre between 3 and 4 p.m.

Over at Broadmead Village, shop owners will be giving out candy to their scary visitors between 3 and 5:30 p.m.

Participating stores will be identified by a Haunted Broadmead Village poster in their window.

Find hot chocolate, spooky music and more treats in the breezeway.

Four legged trick-or-treaters are also welcome to join the Halloween festivities.

At Pets West (see Page A1 for their furry employees), pets can pose for a picture with a professional photographer for a $2 donation to Victoria Adoptables.

Cadboro Bay Village businesses are also hosting a trick-or-treat afternoon between 3 and 5 p.m. Look for this poster in the on display in the shop’s window to know that they are participating. Participating merchants will be welcoming children in costume accompanied by parents.

Translate the ensuing sugar rush into a Halloween skate at Pearkes between 5:45 and 6:55 p.m. Wear a costume with a helmet and get in free. Enjoy the fun!

editor@saanichnews.com

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Vehicle ends up upside-down in creek along Happy Valley Road

One motorist in care of emergency services

Saanich mayor joins fight to protect local wildlife from rat poisoning after second owl dies

Mayor Fred Haynes to meet with provincial, federal pest control industry representatives

Greater Victoria writer releases first novel inspired by U.S. school shootings

Dear Mr. President tells thought provoking story of victims left behind

Sidney fire responds to fewer but more severe calls during pandemic

Rise in severity linked to changes in routine during COVID-19 pandemic

Saanich police see spike in excessive speeding compared to previous years

Nearly 100 excessive speeders caught since January 2020

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Protesters rally against anti-black, Indigenous racism in Toronto

Police estimated the crowd to be between 3,500 and 4,000 and said there was no violence

Feds earmark $1.5M to support recovery of B.C., Indigenous tourism

B.C. money will be split between Vancouver Island and Indigenous tourism

‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters U.S.

Tens of thousands marched to protest the death of George Floyd

Surrey mayor’s party under fire for ‘sickening’ tweet accusing northern B.C. RCMP of murder

Mayor Doug McCallum says tweet, Facebook post ‘sent out by unauthorized person’

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

Dr. Bonnie Henry announces official ban on overnight kids’ camps this summer

New ban comes after talking with other provincial health officials across the country, Henry says

Senior man in hospital after unprovoked wolf attack near Prince Rupert

Conservation officers are on site looking for the wolf

VIDEO: NASA astronauts blast off into space on SpaceX rocket

Marks NASA’s first human spaceflight launched from U.S. soil in nearly a decade

Most Read