Angela Hovestad

Nanaimo Fall Events – Salem Witch Trials Escape Room

Looking for something to do on the day of Halloween? Nanaimo’s Harbourfront (downtown) Library has something spooky up their sleeves! For a limited time, you can find your way out of the custom-made Halloween Escape Room. Look for clues related to the Salem Witchcraft Trials in order to find your way out! Registration is required before attending the event, but entry is free! Contact the Nanaimo H...

Nanaimo Fall Events – Halloween Howl

Join in the fun at the Nanaimo Halloween Howl! From noon until 3pm kids can come with their parents to the Harbourfront Library in downtown Nanaimo (at Diana Krall Plaza) and enjoy all sorts of activities! There will be games, prizes, and so much more. Come dressed in your favourite costumes! This is a free event, so no admission fee is required! For more fun activities and things to do at your lo...

Courtenay Fall Events – The LINC’s Annual Haunted House

Looking for something to do this Halloween in Courtenay? Look no further than the LINC Youth Centre for a ‘frightful’ time! Come walk through their annual haunted house, which was created by the youth centre’s Ghoul School participants (ranging from 8 to 18 years). This event is so popular that the last two years have seen the haunted house have over 900 visitors. Make this year your chance to see...

Nanaimo Fall Events – Haunted Coal Mine of “Classic Hollywood Horror”

Enter, if you dare, into classic horror films from Hollywood’s golden age in this year’s Haunted Coal Mine, hosted by the Nanaimo Museum. You’ll come face to face with famous monsters such as Dracula and the Wolfman. Watch out! This is a family-friendly event; children must be accompanied by an adult when venturing forth. Some children may find this event to be too frightening, and there may be fl...

Relaxing Things to Do in Victoria BC’s Off Season on Vancouver Island

Enjoy British Columbia’s Capital City. The off season for Victoria is approximately between October and April, and the weather is mild given that Victoria is located on Vancouver Island’s southern coast. Winter in Victoria is mild and rainy, much like Nanaimo, Vancouver, and Seattle, Washington in the U.S. In some rare cases some heavy snowfall can take place, but don’t let that be a deterrent fro...

Nanaimo Fall Events – 5th Annual Spooktacular Science Challenge

Want a more hands-on Halloween experience this year? Do you or your children have an interest in science? This event might be right up your alley then! The Extreme Science Team from VIU is proudly hosting a Spooktacular Science Challenge, now in its fifth year of running. Kids can follow a course held in Bowen Park that will have several spooky science stations set up along the route. The event wi...

Nanaimo Fall Events – 13th Annual Halloween Video Dance

Looking for a family-friendly Halloween event that skips the booze and focuses more on fun times? Join in then at the Halloween Community Dance, taking place this year at St. Paul’s Church in Nanaimo on Chapel Street. Entering is like arriving in a nightclub complete with music video screens, black light face painting, high-tech lights, and prizes and contests all through the night–except this tim...

Nanaimo Fall Events – 2017 Lantern Tour

One of Nanaimo’s most famous tours is offered by the Nanaimo Museum every October. The Lantern Tours cover the darker side of history at some of Nanaimo’s most well-known downtown locations including a visit to a reportedly haunted downtown landmark. Join in for this popular tour on the final date (October 25). These tours normally run on the last two Fridays of October but given how popular they ...

Duncan Fall Events – Big Shop of Horrors Haunted House

Looking for a scary but thrilling experience this Halloween? Are you visiting or do you live in Duncan BC? The Big Shop of Horrors Haunted House is coming to town…enter at your own risk. There are no refunds for getting scared and there is NO chicken door to escape! Do you dare enter? Come for dinner with family and friends as there will be food trucks on site at the venue! Attendance at this even...

Victoria Fall Events – Halloween Lunch and Dance

Looking for something Halloween-y to do in Victoria? Can’t wait until the day of to celebrate? There’s a party going on here! The Cook St. Village Activity Centre will be hosting a Halloween lunch and dance on October 27. Come donned in your favourite costume and enjoy a spooktacular lunch with friends! The dance will be a classic: the annual Monster Mash Theme dance. It’s sure to get those bones ...

Nanaimo Fall Events – 4Cats Halloween Spooktacular

Looking for a fright-fully fun Halloween event for the whole family? Check out 4Cats Art Studio’s annual Halloween bash then! This family-friendly event will take place on October 29. Both the downtown Nanaimo and Lantzville locations will be hosting this event. There’s a little of something for the whole family to enjoy! Join in the arts and crafts and activities, and come for the treats and priz...

Nanaimo Fall Events – 2017 Halloween Party & Masquerade Ball

The Serauxmen Service Club will once again be holding their annual Halloween Party and Masquerade Ball! It will be held once again at the Calvallotti Hall. Doors open at 8pm! Come dance and sing and have fun with other costumed members of the club! The local and talented band Jo and the Bros. will be back again to play some sweet tunes this year. They never fail to put on an amazing show and keep ...

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