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Kelowna families will miss out the Grenfell Road Haunted House this year, however a new, safer event will be taking its place.
This Halloween, the organizers of the annual haunted house will instead be doing a parade through neighbourhoods.
The haunted house began as a yard display for creator and mastermind Paul Coxe.
With the help of friends and family, he sets up a labyrinth filled with props, actors and animatronics.
Now a full-blown maze of terror, the house usually runs throughout the end of October and raises money for local charities.
Clarence Johnson, a friend of Coxe and a helper with the haunted house, says that even though they can’t have the haunted house this year, they’re excited to be filling the void with a new event.
The parade is taking place on the eve of Halloween and on Halloween day.
On Oct. 30, it will begin at 6 pm and will end at 8 pm, and will start in the Kettle Valley/Mission area.
Friday Oct. 30th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm aprox. Mission/Kettle Valley Start: (in order of direction) 945 Grenfell Rd.,...Posted by Halloween Haunted House on Tuesday, October 20, 2020
On Oct. 31, there will be three other times in different neighborhoods, the first of which will begin at 10 at 945 Grenfell Road, and ending at City Park.
Saturday Oct. 31st - 10:00am to 12:00pm (Central Area) Start: (in order of direction) 945 Grenfell Rd., Guishigan Rd.,...Posted by Halloween Haunted House on Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The second route of the day will take place at 2 pm in the Glenmore area — starting at Royal View Drive.
Saturday Oct. 31st - 2:00pm to 4:00pm (Glenmore Area) Start: (in order of direction) Royal View Dr., Mountain Dr.,...Posted by Halloween Haunted House on Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Finally, the parade will hit Rutland at 6 pm to 8 pm, starting at Springvalley Elementary and ending at Ben Lee Park.
Saturday Oct 31st - 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Rutland Area) Start: (in order of direction) Springvalley Elementary, Ziprick Rd.,...Posted by Halloween Haunted House on Tuesday, October 20, 2020
For more information and updates on the event, visit their Facebook page.
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