Halloween Events 2023

OCTOBER 25 – 31

Join us for a week-long of Halloween events happening from October 25 – 31, including 3 nights of Haunted House Thrills.

The grad class of 2024 will be designing, building, and hosting the Haunted House with the help of the Recreation Department as part of their fundraising towards Prom.

Family Friendly Haunted House

WEDNESDAY  |  October 25  |   5:00 – 7:00pm   |  Merritt Civic Centre
Cost: $2.00/person or $10/family (max. 6)

Fright Night Haunted House

THURSDAY  |  October 26  |  5:00 – 7:00pm   |   Merritt Civic Centre
Cost: $2.00/person or $10/family (max. 6)

Spooktacular Haunted House + Celebration

In addition to the Haunted House there will be games, prizes, booths, music, treats, crafts and concession!

FRIDAY  |   October 27  |  5:00 – 7:00pm   |  Merritt Civic Centre
Cost: FREE, however donations for the Grad class are greatly appreciated!

Thank you to all of our local businesses and organizations who have donated and/or will be joining us for the Spooktacular.

Halloween Public Skate

SUNDAY  |   October 29 |   5:15 – 6:15pm  |  Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (NVMA)

Dress up and skate around to some Halloween tunes!

Fireworks Halloween Night

TUESDAY  |  October 31  |  8:00pm  | Central Park

Finish off your evening of trick or treating by joining us at Central Park for a fireworks display to remember.

Fireworks sponsored by the City of Merritt and Canadian Tire!




Section 9.3 of the Fire Safety Regulations bylaw states “No Fireworks may be offered for sale or used except between the dates of October 16 and November 1st in each year. The sale or use of fireworks outside these days may be permitted with the written authorization of the Fire Chief.”