Starting this weekend Main Street, Vancouver will be host to a series of fun and entertaining events related to Halloween.
For those still trying to decide what to wear for Halloween head to Bohemia Gallery’s Holy Horrors!!! A Humungus Halloween haberdashery garage and costume sale for him and her. This sale will feature vendors with vintage, retro crazy and clothing for creating costumes. The sale starts on Saturday Oct. 23 (11am to 6pm) and runs through to Sunday Oct. 24 (12 to 6pm). The store is located at 3243 Main St. (at 16th). For more info check out their Web site www.bohemiagallery.ca or call (604) 874-2781.
Next head up to Flaming Angels Boutique at 4307 Main St (@ 27th) as they love Halloween and have amazing and fantastical masks, scary butcher aprons, spooky hair fascinators, sexy bustiers and other costume ideas for this Halloween season! For more information check out their Facebook Page and then mention that event and receive 10% of any purchases between now and Halloween. They are also selling tickets to a variety of Halloween parties – Something Wicked This Way Comes 11 on OCT 30th, Sin City Halloween on OCT 31st – and they offer low service charge rates: $1 service charge if paying cash, $2 service charge if paying with a card. Call for more information: (604) 689-3224
Then if you still need some ideas for a costume or need to alter something that you just purchased from stores like Bohemia or Flaming Angels…the next stop you want to make is at Plush (4206 Main St.) and join them for their “DIY OR DIE!!! FREE CRAFT DROP-IN” on Sunday October 24th. They invite you to come and make your Halloween costume from 12 noon to 4pm. Bring your costume materials and they will provide sewing, cutting, glue gun stations, as well as some of their bits and pieces (buttons, fabric, ribbon, beads, etc). For more information call (604) 708-5199 or check out their Facebook Page. While there ask to see the Christmas Ornament Felting kits…they are amazing!
Then plan to wear your fabulous new costume to Neptoon Records (3561 Main St) for their annual “Halloween Hullabaloo” on Sunday October 31st from 3pm to 7pm. It is an all ages free concert featuring an exciting array of live music that includes Hospital Blonde, Yung Mums, The Split Ups, Needlesxpins, Thee Manipulators, Hard Drugs, and The Orpheans. For more information check out their Web site www.neptoon.com or call (604) 324-1229.
Some other events happening in and around Main Street for include a Halloween Event for kids at the Hillcrest Aquatic Centre at 4575 Clancy Loranger Way (Ontario Street & 30th Avenue) from 1pm to 4pm on October 31st.