Halloween

Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LIST: Halloween happenings in Langley

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Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Chef Dez offers up his scary good recipe for Halloween devilled eggs.

ON COOKING: Chef Dez conjurs up some Halloween treats

Paprika gives orange tint to devilled eggs, a change from all the candy

  • Oct 30, 2021
Chef Dez offers up his scary good recipe for Halloween devilled eggs.
This marks the 21st Halloween for the Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Taking part in Trick or Treating this year?

Are you taking kids out in costume, or giving out candy this Oct. 31?

  • Oct 29, 2021
This marks the 21st Halloween for the Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A carved pumpkin ready to be put outside on Halloween. (Joan Lee/Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: pumpkins decorate the streets of Aldergrove

People in Aldergrove getting ready for all Hallow’s eve

A carved pumpkin ready to be put outside on Halloween. (Joan Lee/Special to The Star)
Is it safe to go trick-or-treating during the pandemic? (AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin)

Is it OK to go trick-or-treating during the pandemic?

There are ways to minimize the risk of infection this Halloween

Is it safe to go trick-or-treating during the pandemic? (AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin)
FILE – A costumed trick or treater turns after being given candy during Halloween celebrations in Toronto, on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Switching to LEDs could prevent frightening bills for Halloween mega displays: BC Hydro

More and more British Columbians are putting up ‘mega displays’ to make up for last year’s lacklustre holidays

FILE – A costumed trick or treater turns after being given candy during Halloween celebrations in Toronto, on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Image by Sammy-Williams from Pixabay

Scary secrets: counting down 10 ‘hidden gem’ horror movies to watch on Halloween

Quite a few of these are terrifying films that will scare the living daylights out of you

Image by Sammy-Williams from Pixabay
Vivian Gillard has been moonlighting as a seasonal associate at Spirit Halloween in Langley for the past nine years. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Moonlighting at a Langley Halloween shop

Local resident has been committed to seasonal job for the past nine years

Vivian Gillard has been moonlighting as a seasonal associate at Spirit Halloween in Langley for the past nine years. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Delia Chang uses bamboo and a string to lower candy down to trick-or-treaters at her home on Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Many parents are planning to let their children go trick-or-treating this year — but they may find fewer doors open than in pre-pandemic Halloweens. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Poll: Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy due to pandemic

Leger survey finds fewer than half of Canadians will open doors to trick-or-treaters due to COVID-19

Delia Chang uses bamboo and a string to lower candy down to trick-or-treaters at her home on Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Many parents are planning to let their children go trick-or-treating this year — but they may find fewer doors open than in pre-pandemic Halloweens. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Young Brady enjoying his candy next to his mom (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove kids enjoy fall event

Almost An Acre hosts free fall event, Saturday, Oct. 23.

Young Brady enjoying his candy next to his mom (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)
Town+Field Church is hosting Trunk or Treat at the church parking lot, where kids can fill their bags with Halloween treats in a safe, outdoor environment. This photo shows a family enjoying as past event. The community event has been held for at least 10 years. (Sara Hawthorne/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trunk-or-Treat outdoor Halloween event returns to Langley

Town+Field Church is organizing the event in the church parking lot

Town+Field Church is hosting Trunk or Treat at the church parking lot, where kids can fill their bags with Halloween treats in a safe, outdoor environment. This photo shows a family enjoying as past event. The community event has been held for at least 10 years. (Sara Hawthorne/Special to Langley Advance Times)
CandyStore.com analyzed 14 years of sales data to determine the most popular Halloween candy. (Black Press Media file photo)

North America’s top Halloween candy choices revealed

14 years of sales data analyzed to reveal top 10 treats for trick-or-treaters

CandyStore.com analyzed 14 years of sales data to determine the most popular Halloween candy. (Black Press Media file photo)
A costumed trick or treater turns after being given candy during Halloween celebrations in Toronto, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Supply shortage woes have Halloween shops scrambling for stock

COVID fears, supply chain issues making scary sales hard to come by

A costumed trick or treater turns after being given candy during Halloween celebrations in Toronto, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
‘Halloween baby’ Maya McGladdery, posed with Jack Sparrow at the Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Brinkworth Dungeon is back, and bigger

Last year, it looked like it might not happen in 2021

‘Halloween baby’ Maya McGladdery, posed with Jack Sparrow at the Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Halloween fun at Almost An Acre in 2019 (Almost An Acre/Facebook)

Aldergrove community invited to free fall event

Almost An Acre hosting free family Halloween event Oct. 23

Halloween fun at Almost An Acre in 2019 (Almost An Acre/Facebook)
Willowbrook Shopping Centre is hosting The Great Pumpkin Haunt on Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Willowbrook Shopping Centre)

Halloween: Willowbrook Mall to host indoor pumpkin scavenger hunt

Kids can exchange found pumpkin for a prize, while supplies last

Willowbrook Shopping Centre is hosting The Great Pumpkin Haunt on Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Willowbrook Shopping Centre)
Aldergrove community enjoying a day full of fall activities (Loft Farms/Instagram)

Pumpkins come to Aldergrove’s Loft farms

Pumpkins, games, and petting zoo open until Oct. 31.

Aldergrove community enjoying a day full of fall activities (Loft Farms/Instagram)
Bears can come onto people’s yards and their patios for pumpkin and candies, like this bear in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, who just went for the pumpkin. (Christy Mabe/Special to The News)

Keep your tricks, treats and bears separate, WildSafe BC says

Shares tips and suggestions to avoid human-bear conflict through Halloween

Bears can come onto people’s yards and their patios for pumpkin and candies, like this bear in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, who just went for the pumpkin. (Christy Mabe/Special to The News)
Aldergrove houses ready for Halloween night (JC Carrey/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Aldergrove houses ready for Halloween

Aldergrove street covered in spooky decorations

Aldergrove houses ready for Halloween night (JC Carrey/Special to The Star)
FILE – Alessandro Priolo slides a bag of candy to a young boy at his house on Halloween in Montreal, Saturday, October 31, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Trick-or-treat in small groups, bring back Halloween candy chutes this year: Dr. Henry

Many kids out trick-or-treating will be too young to be vaccinated

FILE – Alessandro Priolo slides a bag of candy to a young boy at his house on Halloween in Montreal, Saturday, October 31, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes