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, October 31. This free event is for children 11 years and younger with a caregiver.

The fun starts with events on Duncan Avenue at 3:00 p.m. and continues through to the parade downtown and the party at the Lewis Centre from 4:45 – 6:00 pm.

Schedule of Downtown Courtenay Halloween Events:

3:00 – 5:00 pm 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

4:00 – 5:00 pm at Courtenay Library:
Books for Treats

4:00 – 4:45 pm meet at Golden Carriage Restaurant parking lot, corner of 5th Street and Fitzgerald Avenue: Parade and trick or treat downtown

4:45 – 6:00 pm 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.

5:00 pm meet at Games and Grounds:
Games and Grounds (on 4th Street) is hosting an all ages costume contest.

5:00 – 7:00 pm 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.

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

For further information call the Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre 250-338-5371 or visit

Courtenay Recreation