Halloween

Trick or Treat on the Avenue in Oak Bay in 2017. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Petition calls to move Halloween

Petition to move Halloween to last Saturday of October more than 44,000 signatures strong

Trick or Treat on the Avenue in Oak Bay in 2017. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Teal pumpkins denote homes offering non-food items for trick-or-treaters. (Teal Pumpkin Project map)

Teal pumpkins pop up across Greater Victoria

Teal pumpkins denote homes handing out non-food treats on Halloween

Teal pumpkins denote homes offering non-food items for trick-or-treaters. (Teal Pumpkin Project map)
Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay is famous for its ghost. (Oak Bay News file photo)

Ghost at Victoria Golf Club ‘playing tricks’

Legend says the spirit of Doris Gravlin can still be found on the greens

Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay is famous for its ghost. (Oak Bay News file photo)
Keeping it creepy, guests at the Heritage Haunted House can expect thrills and blood-curdling scenes. The 12th annual event goes Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. (Heritage Haunted House Facebook photo)

Heritage haunted house brings chills to Saanich

Hundreds expected for the Heritage Haunted House

Keeping it creepy, guests at the Heritage Haunted House can expect thrills and blood-curdling scenes. The 12th annual event goes Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. (Heritage Haunted House Facebook photo)
Saanich’s Rutledge Park is one of the busiest for Trick-or-Treaters, according to the Trick-or-Treat density map that uses 2016 Canadian census data. (Censusmapper.ca)

Candy calculator: Map estimates number of trick or treaters

Use the online Halloween trick-or-treat app

Saanich’s Rutledge Park is one of the busiest for Trick-or-Treaters, according to the Trick-or-Treat density map that uses 2016 Canadian census data. (Censusmapper.ca)
Businesses across Greater Victoria are participating in the Pumpkin Pursuit (Black Press file photo)

Hundreds of downtown Victoria businesses to participate in Pumpkin Pursuit

Jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating are coming to the downtown area

Businesses across Greater Victoria are participating in the Pumpkin Pursuit (Black Press file photo)
Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend

Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend

Festival takes place in the new Royal Bay development

  • Oct 24, 2018
Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend
On October 31 families are welcome to gather at Stevenson Park for the Fernwood Halloween Bonfire (File contributed/Fernwood NRG)

The Fernwood Halloween Bonfire is back

The local event will feature dancing, music, treats and more

On October 31 families are welcome to gather at Stevenson Park for the Fernwood Halloween Bonfire (File contributed/Fernwood NRG)
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HALLOWEEN RUNDOWN: Spooky season settles in Victoria

Here’s your list of creepy and spine-tingling events to take in during the month of October

  • Oct 18, 2018
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Discover Victoria’s haunted past with Halloween-themed walking tours

Discover Victoria’s haunted past with Halloween-themed walking tours

Bastion Square, Market Square and the Inner Harbour are rich with ghostly tales

Discover Victoria’s haunted past with Halloween-themed walking tours