Pumpkins on the Drive along Resort Drive will be held Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. (PQB News file photo)

Pumpkins on the Drive along Resort Drive will be held Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. (PQB News file photo)

Variety of Halloween events set for Parksville Qualicum Beach

Check ahead of time for COVID-19 protocols

Hundreds of pumpkins will be on display again along Resort Drive in Parksville for Halloween.

The Resort Drive community will be hosting the annual Pumpkins on the Drive from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1.

People can drive by, walk or stroll by the area to enjoy the different jack-o-lanterns and other spooky displays which will be lit from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Silver Meadows Farm Pumpkin Patch

Meanwhile, Silver Meadows Farm Market’s pumpkin patch and corn maze is now open daily this month from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Social distancing protocols are in place. You can head out there to choose a huge selection the pumpkin you want to take home and carve for halloween or enjoy a day at the Errington farm.

Nightmare movie

The Parksville Community Centre will feature the halloween showing of “The Nightmare Before Christmas on Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. Social distancing measures are in effect and masks are encouraged. Feel free to bring snacks and water.

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Howl-O-Ween Online Party

The Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation Department will be holding a friendly Spooktacular Howl-O-Ween bash online. Dress up in your costume and take part in games, songs, and crafts.

To join you have to register online.

The cost to register is $10 and deadline to do so is Oct. 27. The events for 3-5 years old is at 9:30-10:30 a.m.; 6-9 years old 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Halloween Fun Day

Paradise Fund Park is hosting a Halloween Fun Day on Oct. 30 from noon to 7 p.m.

You can wear your costume for a round of golf and also receive a 2-for-1 mini golf pass for next season. Admission is by donation to the SOS or North Island Wildlife Association. There will be free treats and hot chocolate.

— NEWS Staff

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