Each year, the Halloween Parade draws hordes of costumed trick or treaters to Fifth Street. File photo

Join the Halloween Parade in downtown Courtenay

Courtenay Recreation in partnership with the Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association offers a howling good time at the annual children’s Halloween Parade and Party on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The free event is for children 11 years and younger with a caregiver.

The fun starts with events on Duncan Avenue at 3 p.m. and continues with the parade downtown and the party at the Lewis Centre from 4:45–6 p.m.

Schedule of downtown Courtenay Halloween events:

3-5 p.m. on Duncan Avenue:

• Courtenay Recreation’s cookie decorating table

• Fishing for Treasure with Nootka Marine

• Comox Valley Art Gallery hosts an art table with apple cider

4-5 p.m. at Courtenay Library: Books for Treats

4–4:45 p.m. meet at Golden Carriage Restaurant parking lot, corner of 5th Street and Fitzgerald Avenue: Parade and trick or treat downtown

4:45–6 p.m. meet at the Lewis Centre:

Party at the Lewis Centre with a family portrait in our photo booth, some spooky Halloween Carnival Games with prizes, bouncers, and a refreshing root beer float or coffee from the Witches Brew Café.

5 p.m. meet at Games and Grounds (on 4th Street) for an all ages costume contest.

5–7 p.m. at The LINC Youth Centre (300 Old Island Highway):

The LINC Haunted House features half the fright night for younger visitors. Cost is $2 per person or $5 per family.

Drivers, please be patient and alert while hundreds of small costumed characters walk around downtown Courtenay.

FMI: 250-338-5371 or courtenay.ca/halloween

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