Spooktacular family friendly Halloween events in Burnaby for all ages

Last updated: October 12, 2023

The City of Burnaby will host unforgettable Halloween experiences this fall with the return of the Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum and the launch of a brand-new explosive event at Central Park called Central Spark.

“Burnaby is quickly earning a reputation as the best place to celebrate the Halloween season, and this year is shaping up to be bigger than ever,” said Mayor Mike Hurley. “We’re extremely excited to bring even more family fun to the city this fall with the launch of Central Spark, a community festival with a spectacular fireworks finale!”

From October 19 to November 1, 2023, the City of Burnaby invites all ages to participate in a series of fun, family friendly events. Audiences will be thrilled and delighted at Central Spark on October 27, while families will be able to enjoy exploring the enchanting fairy tales and rich cultural stories at Burnaby Village Museum’s Haunted Village from October 19-22 and 26-29. In addition, check out the many spooktacular events hosted at our recreation centres throughout the month.

Event details:

Central Spark

  • Date and time: Friday, October 27, 6:30-8:30 pm (fireworks at 8:15 pm) 
  • Admission: free 
  • Location: Central Park, at Kingsway and Patterson Avenue
  • Highlights: Get ready for an evening of thrills and chills that includes roving entertainers, a Halloween maze, family activities, food trucks and finishing with a spectacular fireworks display!

Haunted Village: Legends, Tales and Other Stories

  • Date and time: October 19-22 and 26-29, 5-9 pm
  • Admission: ticket prices range from $5 to $10
  • Tickets on sale September 22 and will be available online or by phoning the Shadbolt Centre Box Office at 604-205-3000.
  • Location: Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Avenue 
  • Highlights: Discover cultural tales from “The Monkey King” to “Snow White”, plus Indigenous narratives like “How Raven Stole the Moon”. Have a blast watching circus performances, joining the dance parties, and more. Remember to wear your costume!

For a full list of all the spooktacular Halloween events in Burnaby and to purchase tickets visit Burnaby.ca/Halloween.

Thank you to our partners: RBC, Tourism Burnaby, Concord Pacific, Global BC, and Miss604.

Learn More: Burnaby.ca/Halloween

Media Contact:
Chris Bryan
Manager, Public Affairs
Public Affairs Office 
604-570-3616 | [email protected]

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