News Flash

2019 White Rock News and Announcements

Posted on: October 28, 2019

Stay Safe this Halloween

Boy and girl carving pumpkins for Halloween

Stay safe this Halloween by following the City of White Rock rules for fireworks, and follow the suggested safety tips for drivers, pedestrians, and homeowners from the White Rock Fire Department and the BC RCMP.


Fireworks in White Rock

Fireworks are not allowed to be sold or discharged within the City of White Rock at any time without a permit according to Fireworks By-law 2005 No. 1776.


Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters:

  • If your kids go trick-or-treating after dusk, make sure they have a flashlight and are wearing retro reflective material. Dress children in warm, light coloured clothing so that they may be easily seen when crossing the street.
  • Rather than buying a mask, use makeup to decorate children. That way, they can see more easily.
  • Avoid tricks that could cause bodily injury, destroy property or cause a fire.
  • Do not purchase Halloween costumes and other items which are not marked “Flameproof” or “Flame-Retardant.”
  • Remind children to skip houses that are not well-lit.
  • Check candy before allowing kids to eat it.


Safety Tips for Home Owners:

  • Many people enjoy transforming their homes into eerie scenes. Be sure to keep the path leading up to your door free of obstacles for the little ones, especially those with masks and limited vision.
  • Keep pets indoors on Halloween to protect them from hazards and to protect 'trick or treaters'.
  • Before you light those candles in your pumpkin, consider using safety glow sticks. Nothing says creepy like a glowing jack-o-lantern.


Safety Tips for Drivers:

  • Expect the unexpected: slow down, look for pedestrians. The chances of getting into a serious or fatal collision are multiplied when there are lots of kids and teens out on the streets.
  • Excited kids about: Remember that there will be more foot traffic on Halloween night and that most of it will be excited young children so leave yourself extra time to navigate residential streets.


Useful Links:

Have a safe and happy Halloween in White Rock.

Halloween Safety Tips from RCMP

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in 2019 White Rock News and Announcements

Water Swirl

Water Main Flushing Program: Fall 2019

Posted on: October 29, 2019
Halloween Skate - Boy dressed as a pirate holding a jack-o-lantern

Halloween Skate in White Rock

Posted on: October 24, 2019
Wifi in White Rock

Wifi in White Rock

Posted on: October 15, 2019
National Seniors Day is October 1

Celebrate National Seniors Day

Posted on: September 30, 2019
White Rock Pier Reconstruction

Pier Re-Opening on Schedule.

Posted on: August 7, 2019
White Rock City Hall Summer Day

Council Meetings Break for Summer.

Posted on: July 31, 2019
Generations Playground is now reopened

Generations Playground Reopens

Posted on: June 27, 2019
East Beach Promenade Now Open

East Beach Promenade Now Open

Posted on: June 21, 2019
City Council Community Forum

City Council Community Forum

Posted on: June 20, 2019
Message from White Rock City Council - National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on: June 19, 2019
Kids Camps for the City of White Rock

Summer Camps for Kids!

Posted on: June 18, 2019
Canada Day by the Bay 2019

Celebrate Canada Day by the Bay 2019

Posted on: June 13, 2019
Memorial Park, White Rock, B.C.

Memorial Park is Now Open

Posted on: June 10, 2019
White Rock City Hall

City Hall Closure - Victoria Day

Posted on: May 17, 2019
West Beach Parkade now open.

West Beach Parkade Now Open

Posted on: May 14, 2019
Water Swirl

Update on Water Testing

Posted on: April 29, 2019
People walking along the Promenade

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

Posted on: March 11, 2019
City of White Rock Construction Sign

Notice of Work - Water Main Leak

Posted on: February 15, 2019
White Rock snow clearing and priority routes

Snow Clearing & Priority Routes

Posted on: February 11, 2019
Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

Free Parking at the Waterfront

Posted on: January 31, 2019
Committee Volunteers

Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: January 30, 2019
Updates-On-Waterfront-Projects

Updates on Waterfront Projects

Posted on: January 3, 2019
Request-for-Service

Request for Service

Posted on: January 3, 2019