Downtown Courtenay Halloween celebration underway
Elle Dufault, five, and her two-year-old brother Wade dressed up for a downtown Halloween party for kids 11 and under and their families. The party continues into the early evening.
Photo by Troy Landreville/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio
COURTENAY, B.C. – A Halloween street party is in full swing in downtown Courtenay.
A table is set up in front of the Comox Valley Art Gallery on Duncan Avenue, where young artists are invited to fashion a mysterious mask and create a spooky leaf monster from supplies provided by gallery staff.
The street party, which has Duncan Avenue closed to traffic, is a precursor to the City of Courtenay’s annual children’s Halloween Parade.
The fun leads up to the parade downtown and celebration at the Lewis Centre from 4:45 to 6:30 p.m.
Schedule of Events
3:00 to 5:00 p,m. on Duncan Avenue:
- Comox Valley Arts – DJ Dance Booth and Crafts with Jenja
- Courtenay Recreation’s cookie decorating table
- Fishing for Treasure by Nootka Marine (corner of 5th Street and Cliffe Avenue)
- Canadian Blood Services, Telus and MARS Wildlife Rescue booths
- Courtenay Library Books for Treats
4:00 to 4:45 p.m. start at Golden Carriage Restaurant parking lot, corner of 5thStreet and Fitzgerald Avenue: Trick or Treat Downtown
4:45 to 6:30 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, gooey things, bouncy castles, and Witches Brew Café.
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at The LINC Youth Centre (300 Old Island Highway):
The LINC Haunted House features half the fright night for younger visitors. $2 per person or $5 per family
Sponsors include the Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association, A&W, Quality Foods, Nootka Marine, Canadian Blood Services, and Telus