Langley Halloween events range from fun to downright scary

Here’s a roundup of Halloween hauntings and happenings.

• The Haunted Swamp House: Head to 4120 228th St. 6 to 9 p.m. from Oct. 28 to 30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31. By donation to Ronald McDonald House Vancouver.

• The Steger family has turned over their property to All Hallow’s Eve with a large display. Last year visitors donated more than 500 pounds of food and $600 for the Sources Langley Food Bank. Stop by 4683 204th St. (From 208th Street, turn onto 46A Avenue and head down to 204th. They are in the cul de sac at the end.) The display can be seen 5 to 9 p.m. from Oct. 24 to 31. People are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation or cash donation for Sources.

• Lenko family Halloween display: 8156 211th St. . The family invites the public to visit anyday 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 to 31, but the haunted house portion is only open Oct. 22, 28, 29 and 30, 6 to 9 p.m., and 4 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 31.

The public is also asked to bring something for the Sources Langley Fook Bank.

“We are collecting non-perishable food items,” Erin Lennko said. “This is the first year with the link to the Sources Langley Food Bank. For the past two years people have often wondered why we haven’t charged an entrance fee. We do this for our community to enjoy, not to make a profit. So this year, we thought that perhaps we can all work together to help our community, and want to let people know that we are collecting food donations.”

• Brinkworth Mansion: Brinkworth Mansion is open Oct. 14 to 31 at 22260 48th Ave. People walk through the decorated 3,000 square foot site, and are asked to give a donation to the Langley Food Bank of either non-perishable food or funds.

• Halloween Family Fun: Oct. 29 at West Langley Hall, 9308 208th St., from 10 a.m. to noon and Oct. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at  the WC Blair Recreation Centre, 22200 Fraser Hwy. Kids are encourage to wear costumes. They can enjoy crafts, cookie decorating, storytime and other activities. $2 per child. Register at 604-533-6170 or 604-882-0408. They must be accompanied by someone 16 or older.

• Grave Tales Historic Walking Tours: Evenings until Oct. 30. The adult tours at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. are sold out. Only tickets are available for the 6 p.m. youth tours (adult supervision required. The tours start and finish at the Fort Langley National Historic Site. The cost is $13.30 (plus taxes and fees) Advance tickets are required. Go to

• March Hare performs at the Halloween Howler in Bradner Oct. 29. The show at the Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., starts with dinner at 7 p.m.

March Hare performs tunes ranging from Grease to ZZ Top and the hall has a hardwood dance floor. Tickets are $30 which includes a buffet. They are available at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy. or at (event 2604893).

Bradner Hall is unique by allowing revellers to stay overnight in the parking lot if they’ve had too much to drink.

For more information, call 604-856-4375 or go to

• Thrill the World Surrey: Take part in a Thriller world record attempt with at 1 p.m. on Oct. 29 at the Cloverdale Skate Park, 6188 176 St., and the dance at 3 p.m. All ages event will re-enact the Thriller dance after being taught the steps. People are asked to dress as zombies and participation is by donation. Costume contest. Proceeds go to the Surrey Food Bank. Learn more at

• Boo at the Zoo: The Greater Vancouver Zoo has a haunted house in the Animalasium Oct. 29 to 31 and costume parades Oct. 29 to 30. There’s a spooky night safari Oct. 28, 29 and 30. And kids 12 and younger gt free admission Oct. 31 when dressed in costume and accompanied by an adult paying regular admission. For more information, go to

• Halloween Spooktacular: Laughing Stock Ranch holds its sixth annual event 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 at 24556 32nd Ave. It includes pony rides through haunted trails, bouncy castles, a petting zoo, needle in a haystack, a photo booth, a concession, a silent auction, a craft table for the kids, vendors, and Disney princesses. Enter the costume contest. (The best costume wins a birthday party at the ranch.)

Adults are admitted free with kids’ admission at $10. All proceeds go to the ranch bursary program which has provided funding for the Starfish Backpack program, Semiahmoo House Society, and churches and schools in the Fraser Valley. Get more details at

• Halloween Dance: Oct. 28 at the Port Kells Hall, 18918 88th Ave. The Legacy Water Search and Rescue Society has lined up a haunted hall, a DJ, beverages, treats, draws, and prizes for costumes. $30 per person ($25 for society members). Advance tickets only. Go to

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