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Prepare to be scared this weekend in the South Okanagan

It's the great peach pumpkin on Penticton's Okanagan Lake waterfront. There's spooky family fun throughout the city and the region this weekend through Halloween Monday.
October 28, 2016 - 2:30 PM

PENTICTON - There is no shortage of opportunities for a frighteningly good time in Penticton and area for Halloween.

Loco Landing presents its Haunted Holes Mini Golf at the adventure park on Riverside Drive in Penticton, from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30. The child friendly, less haunted time is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., get ready to scream from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person.

Ana Oomen and Norberto Rodreguez share their Mexican Halloween traditions at the Shatford Centre at 760 Main St. for the second year in a row with the DIa de Muertos or Day of the Dead cultural event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. For more information, call the Shatford Centre at 250-770-7668 or email at

The Downtown Penticton Association presents Nightmare on Front Street on Monday, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the city’s downtown. The costume parade starts at 4 p.m. at Nanaimo Avenue and Main Street and heads north before ending on Front Street. There will be trick or treating in local businesses, free face painting at Dragon’s Den on Front Street and a Halloween photo booth. Free hot dogs and hot chocolate to everyone in a costume. There will be prizes for the most original costume, cutest costume, best themed group and best dressed pet.

Cherry Lane Mall holds its Halloween Trick or Treat Event on Monday with indoor trick or treating at the mall. The Penticton Library will be presenting Spooky Storytime in the centre court during the event from 3 to 5 p.m.

It’s a family affair at Oliver Scareview in Oliver on Monday with a Spooktacular carnival at the Oliver Community Centre Hall. Come in costume and play carnival games. There's also a family dance party. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The fun runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and entrance is by donation.

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