Halloween 2017: What’s Happening at UBC?

Haven’t decided what to do for Halloween yet? Here’s a run-down of some campus events.


U-Pick Pumpkin Piles at the UBC Farm

It’s the season for squash, pumpkins, pies, and jack-o-lanterns! Stock up on all your pumpkin needs at the UBC Farm, whether it be for carving or cooking. Piles are sorted by size and price, and they’re all located next to the Harvest Hut.

UBC Farm

Time: Mon to Sat: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | On now until Oct 31

Cost: Depends on the pumpkin


Halloween at Wesbrook 

Halloween-themed events are happening at Wesbrook Village throughout the month of October. From movies to trick-or-treating, there is an abundance of family-friendly activities to join in on.

Wesbrook Village

Time: See their schedule of events | On now until Oct 31

Cost: Free or by donation



UBC Modern Languages Club’s Halloween Movie Night & Bubble Tea

Explore Japanese cinema through the horror classic, The Ring (with English subtitles). Bring your friends, your appetite, and get ready for a good time. Stay for the bubble tea hangout afterward!


Where: BUCH B309

Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm

Cost: Members – Free; Non-members – $2



UBC Sci-fi & Fantasy Society’s Halloween Party

As per tradition, the UBC Sci-fi & Fantasy Society is hosting their Halloween party on the Friday preceding Halloween. Come by to carve pumpkins, eat pizza, and for a viewing of Stranger Things Season 2.


Time: Starts at 5:30 pm

Cost: Members – free; Non-members – $5


UBC Improv’s Halloween SpOoOky Show

Wear your best costume and head out to watch the UBC Improv’s Halloween show. They will have prizes for the best costume! Get there early and get ready to laugh.


Where: SCRF 100

Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Cost: $3 at the door, $4.50 online


AMS Presents: Scream

Prepare yourself for one of the largest Halloween parties at UBC. This will be a complete takeover of the Nest for a campus-wide, multi-stage party! The Great Hall will host the main stage and grounds and the Pit Pub will be transformed into the Dungeon Stage, immersing you in hip-hop, trap, and underground beats. Don’t forget to show up in your best costume.

AMS Nest

Time: Starts at 9:00 pm

Cost: Starts at $15



UBC Aqua Society’s Halloween Pumpkin Carving Club Dive

Looking for a more adventurous way to celebrate Halloween? The UBC Aqua Society will be trekking to Porteau Cove for their annual pumpkin carving Club Dive. First, you’ll carve your pumpkin and then you’ll explore one of the best lower mainland dive sites with artificial reefs and abundant marine life. There’ll be a BBQ lunch and potluck too.

Porteau Cove

Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: Rentals will be 50% for the trip – Email them for details and to RSVP


UBC Anime Club’s Halloween Social

Join for a day of Halloween cosplay. There will be snacks, refreshments, a prize raffle, and sp00ky activities. End off the night with music and dancing!

AMS Nest

Time: 6:00 – 11:00 pm

Cost: Members – $8; Non-members – $10


Dive Rocky Horror Halloween: Time Warp

UBC’s arts & culture community is taking over Koerner’s Pub and turning it into the Frankenstein Place for a night of Rocky Horror-inspired Halloween debauchery. They’ll have live music, Halloween drink specials, and a photobooth.

Koerner’s Pub

When: Starts at 9:00 pm

Cost: $10



Halloween Candy Bag Sale

The UBC Circle K International Club is holding a Halloween Candy Bag Sale! All proceeds are going to the BC Children’s Hospital, so head to the Nest to grab some treats for you and your friends.

AMS Nest – First Floor

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm | Oct 30 – 31

Cost: $1.50 per bag



Halloween Karaoke 

The UBC Community United Way Campaign has teamed up with Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Omicron Chapter of UBC, and the United Way of Lower Mainland to bring you a night of karaoke. Wear your best costume and spend a night with friends singing, all while supporting a great cause for the community.

The Pit

When: Starts at 6:00 pm

Cost: $5

Have a safe and fun Halloween, UBC!