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/ 11 spooky treats in Metro Vancouver to celebrate Halloween with

Halloween (October 31) is quickly approaching, and soon enough the city will have witches, vampires, and superheroes (or in this year’s case, the cast from popular Netflix series Stranger Things) roaming around neighbourhoods and invite-only parties.

To mark the occasion of Jack-o-lanterns, haunted houses, and the fact that it’s been a while since it was appropriate for you to go trick-or-treating, indulge in some of Vancouver’s delicious Halloween treats.

From cute ghost cookies to monster cupcakes, and chocolate pumpkins to traditional Purdy’s sweets, you’ll realize that Halloween candies and pastries aren’t limited to kids.

Here are 11 spooky treats that will satisfy your Halloween sweet tooth.

Boo Buns from Giovane Café (1038 Canada Place)

What do you get when you put sugar buns and ghosts together? Boo-buns. These adorable treats with a sugary coating will fit in perfectly with your Jack-o-lanterns, faux-spiders, and skeleton décor at home. Find them at Giovane Café located inside the Fairmont Pacific Rim, but be sure to grab some earlier in the day as limited quantities are made. The boo-buns also comes in a smaller size (mini-boos), which can only be pre-ordered.

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