This year, traditional Halloween celebrations may not look how we usually remember them, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t fun to be had! From dressing up (or down), indulging in sweets and giving back to the community, we have a few tips to help you celebrate Halloween this year. Keep reading to learn more about how you can have Halloween fun with the help of Hillcrest Mall and our retailers!


Dress Up (or Down)


Whether you’re getting dressed up for a virtual Halloween celebration or dressing down and getting cozy to enjoy a classic Halloween movie, our retailers have you covered in the costume department. Click the link below to browse & shop Halloween gear, and if you’re up for in-store shopping, you can visit our Store Directory below.

Browse & Shop

Stores to visit:


Spooky Storefront Photo Contest

Looking for a fun way to show off your costume? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve challenged our retailers and food truck vendors to decorate their storefronts and trucks this Halloween and we’re challenging you to a Spooky Storefront Photo Contest, where we’re giving away a $100 Hillcrest Gift Card PLUS to one lucky winner. Read below on how to enter.

Here’s how to enter:

  1. Post a photo on Instagram in front of your favourite decorated store or food truck (bonus entry if in costume)
  2. Tag us @shop_hillcrest and the store or food truck vendor
  3. We’ll select a winner to receive a $100 Hillcrest Gift Card PLUS on November 1


Sweet Treats


Arguably the best part of Halloween.. the sweets! Whether you’re hosting a safe and socially distant get together or a virtual one, stock up on the snacks from a variety of our Specialty Food Retailers.

Stores to visit:

Specialty Food Retailers


Pass the Plate Halloween Edition

Food security in Canada is at an all-time high and no matter the occasion, it’s always an amazing gesture to give back. We’re on a mission to raise 350,000 for Food Banks Canada and you can help! Gather your family or friends to create a Halloween-themed #PassThePlate2020 video – 1 post on social media using #PassThePlate2020 can provide 10 meals for hungry Canadians. Here’s how to pass the plate:

  1. Post a pic or video of you passing a plate with the hashtag #PassThePlate2020 and tag us @shop_hillcrest
  2. Tag & challenge your friends to do the same.

Hillcrest will donate $5 for every post*.

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