Have a good old fashioned Richmond Halloween with the huge variety of events, celebrations, and fireworks shows happening all across the city. There’s something for everyone, young and old, scaredy-cats and fear addicts alike.
What: Trick-or-treat along the boardwalk buildings of Richmond’s historic shipyard, make your own Halloween basket, and take part in a free, 30-minute walking tour that takes you through the lives and deaths of the workers who called Richmond home.
Where: Britannia Shipyards, Chinese Bunkhouse – 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond
When: Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, October 31; 1 to 3 p.m.
What: Featuring trick-or-treating, crafts, haunted houses, bouncy castles, games, and more, this event is your all-in-one stop for Halloween festivities. Admission is either cash, or bring a non-perishable food donation to get in free! At 9 p.m., the fireworks start, celebrating All Hallows Eve for another year!
Where: South Arm Community Centre – 8880 Williams Road, Richmond
What: There are no shortage of skating events tonight. Come to the Richmond Olympic Oval for a late night athletic event. A costume contest, pumpkin carving, and prizes ensures this party will have something for everyone.
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Road, Richmond
What: This free event features music, dancing demonstrations, a magic show, fire-jugglers, and even… clowns. That’s right, clowns on Halloween. At 8:30 p.m. the fireworks begin, so make sure to get here early.
Where: Minoru Park – 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond
What: More fireworks! The skies of Richmond will be alive with light and sound, including this show at the West Richmond Community Centre. At this rate, you’ll be ableto see four fireworks shows one after the other. What a treat.
Where: West Richmond Community Centre – 9180 No. 1 Road, Richmond
When: Saturday, October 31; 8:15 p.m.
DH Vancouver Staff
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