With Halloween only days away, ghosts and ghouls in Terrace are busy getting their costumes ready for this year’s festivities.
While Heritage Park Museum’s annual Halloween Howl was cancelled this year, there are still plenty of spooky events to check out in the days leading up to and on Halloween night Oct. 31.
1. Have a gourd time and make a gutsy mess at Skeena Diversity Society’s pumpkin carving event on Oct. 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 4617 Lazelle Ave. First time carvers welcome, open to all ages. RSVP by Oct. 29 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Dance the night away at George’s Pub (3086 Hwy 16 East) with live music from Kitimat’s grunge band Lithium on Oct. 25-26. Prizes for best costume and couple. Band hits the stage at 10 p.m.
3. Carnival games, hot chocolate, candy and more! Join the Zion Baptist Church’s pumpkin party on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 2911 Sparks St. Costumes are encouraged.
4. Head to the Skeena Mall for candy, costumes and prizes during their Happy Halloween event on Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
5. How can anyone say no to pets dressed up in adorable costumes? Bring your spooky cat, dog, rabbit (the list goes on) to the Northern Animal Rescue Alliance’s photography fundraiser on Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
6. Children can bring their carved halloween pumpkins to the Farmers Market. Starts at 11 a.m. this Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Farmer’s Market. Judging at 12:30 p.m. Cookies and hot apple cider for everyone.
7. The Elks on Tetrault Street is having a haunted house and kids party on Oct. 26th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The organization is also accepting food donations for the food bank.
8. The Terrace Pentecostal Assembly is hosting a free Fall Carnival on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 3511 Eby St. Carnival games, popcorn, and lots of candy. Fun for all ages, free admission.
Have an event you’re looking forward to in Terrace that isn’t listed? Give it a shout-out in the comments below!