2023 Event Grants

Applications Now Open for Burnaby Halloween Festival Event Grant

Make your Halloween event a hauntingly good time with the help of the Burnaby Halloween Festival Grants program.

This new funding stream is aimed at providing financial support to event production companies and organizations interested in participating in the second annual month-long festival in Burnaby, Canada. With a goal of becoming the largest Halloween festival in Canada by 2027, this grant program is designed to help established organizations facilitate the festival's growth and ensure its ongoing success. Whether you're planning an outdoor extravaganza or an indoor fright fest, these grants can help make your spooky dreams a reality. Read on to learn more about the different grant categories and how to apply.


For established event production companies operating at least one year with a targeted minimum attendance of 15,000 visitors during the event. Grant Use: project/event/program and operating costs related to the event. Applicants may apply for up to one Major Event Grant to a maximum 25% of their annual operating budget from $15,000.00 to $35,000.00.


For events that align with the Burnaby Halloween Festival's strategy to provide a diverse and exciting experience for locals and visitors. Grant Use: operating or marketing costs related to the event. Applicants may apply for only one Special Category Grant from $5000.00 to $10,000.00.


For smaller neighbourhood and community events that help spread the spirit of the Burnaby Halloween Festival throughout the city. Grant Use: operating or marketing costs related to the event. Community Activation Grant from a minimum $3,000.00 to a maximum $7,000.00.

Intake is now open for all grant applications.

Don't miss the opportunity to be part of the 2023 Burnaby Halloween Festival Event, the city's most anticipated celebration of the year that builds community engagement and equates brands with spine-chilling fun!

Grant Application + Requirements