And the winner is: the Sheppard family

The winners of the Cowichan Valley Citizen's Halloween House Decor contest

From the spider that glowers from the roof to the pop-up graves in front Steve and Jocelyn Sheppard of Chemainus went all out to turn their front yard into the spookiest and most fun front yard in the Cowichan Valley this Halloween.

There are so many decorations we couldn’t even get them all in one photo. Daughter Kennadie, right, and her friend Marley Ollett enjoy the display Wednesday afternoon as the big night — Oct. 31 — draws ever closer.

Jocelyn said the display takes a day to put up and it all gets stored in the Halloween room of the house the rest of the year. Their Christmas display is equally impressive, said neighbours.