The City of Richmond is offering up a whole host of Halloween treats for families on Oct. 31.
Richmond's free annual fireworks show from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Minoru Park will feature music, clowns, a magic show, fire juggling and a spectacular fireworks finale at 8:15 p.m. Away from the main event, there will be another five events across the city:.
McLean Park in Hamilton: Free Halloween fireworks show at 8:15 p.m.;.
South Arm Community Centre: Starting at 5 p.m.; stroll down the indoor street to trick or treat, collect candy, popcorn and cotton candy. There's a witch-themed arts and crafts room, a non-scary room (including a bouncy castle) for younger children and a Haunted Barn - for a good scare, if you dare - by donation to the Richmond Food Bank. Fireworks at 8:15 p.m..
West Richmond Community Centre/Hugh Boyd Park Oval: Free fireworks show at 8:15 p.m..
Britannia Shipyards: From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27. Come out for free family fun at the Haunted Shipyard. Take a brave walk through the shipyard and other buildings to meet spooky characters. Enjoy complimentary tours, children's activities and Halloween treats.
. London Heritage Farm: From 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Families are invited to the Halloween Pumpkin Carving Event. The pumpkins and carving sets are supplied by
donation, so come have fun carving your own personal pumpkin to take home.
The City of Richmond is reminding the public that fireworks are illegal to possess, buy or sell in Richmond. And under Richmond's Fireworks Regulation Bylaw, fines range up to $1,000.
For more information on the free fireworks displays or other Halloween events, call the City of Richmond at 604-276-4300, or visit the events calendar at www.richmond. ca/events.
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