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Find trick-or-treating hotspots in Vancouver with this CBC map

If you're on the hunt for the best candy spots, this 2017 data might be just the thing you need to plan your route.

If you're on the hunt for the best candy spots, this 2017 data might be just the thing

Where are the best places to get Halloween candy in Vancouver? (CBC)

Planning your Halloween candy route? You might want to check out this 2017 data analyzed by CBC Vancouver and SFU City Program trick-or-treat count survey

No guarantees that the same hotspots will prevail, but at least it might spark some ideas.

Basically, the more Halloween "spooktacular" the home was, the more likely it was to report more than 300 trick-or-treaters. 

See how many kids visited each neigbourhood and what kind of candy they were handing out in 2017. (CBC News Graphics)
(Andy Yan/SFU City Program)

The most popular neighbourhoods of 2017

  • Douglas Park, near Cambie Street and King Edward Avenue in Vancouver, reported the highest numbers of trick-or-treaters. Some households said more than 1,200 children came knocking.
  • Trinity Street in East Vancouver, known for its Halloween and Christmas festivities, was another hot spot, with several houses reporting more than 1,000 trick-or treaters. 
  • In Surrey's Clayton community, several houses near Fraser Highway and 188th Street also reported more than 1,000 trick-or-treaters.

Read the full 2017 Halloween candy analysis.

With files from Tara Carman


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