Halloween 2021 brings a return of some of our favourite in-person Spooky Season traditions that will get the adrenaline pumping with thrills and scares, and sugar-highs
Hallowed Eves: Playland once again transforms into a Halloween-themed experience as Hallowed Eves welcome guests October 21-24 & 27-31, including thrill rides, creepy décor, scary characters and live performances throughout the park. Advance timed tickets and vaccine passports required. Note: Wooden Roller Coaster is undergoing refurbishments and is not available for Hallowed Eves
Hallows’ Eve Pop-Up Theatre: Gateway Theatre is bringing a life-size version of its Hallows’ Eve miniature paper theatre that was created last year, to two locations in Richmond for your in-person haunting for the whole family:
@ Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site- October 23rd to 24th (regular Cannery admission may apply)
@ Aberdeen Centre Central Atrium – October 30th to 31st (free admission)
check the individual venues for COVID safety requirements.
Haunted Sea: The Gulf of Georgia Cannery’s Annual Haunted Sea event explores the many layers of the ocean to discover colourful undersea decor created from upcycled materials kept from haunting the real ocean depths. All-ages welcome to drop in; adult admission – $11.90, children 17 and under admitted free. Costumes are encouraged on Halloween Weekend
Parade of Lost Souls: The annual East Side event rises from the ashes as Dusty Flowerpot Theatre welcomes Parade of Lost Souls 2021 The Phoenix. The carnival band leads hourly processions outdoors from the Britannia Community Centre at 7pm(all-ages welcome), 8pm, and 9pm on October 30th
HowlOver: Join Biker Mama the Witch, at FlyOver Canada, on an unforgettable Halloween flight ride for all ages. HowlOver Canada lets you soar through the skies with a band of spooky sidekicks on your way to a music festival that’s out of this world, book your advance tickets until October 31st
Vancouver Horror Nights: Until October 31, Giggle Dam Theatre welcomes visitors, who dare to enter, to Vancouver’s best haunted maze in Vancouver most Haunted Theatre for the most thrilling evening. On Blackout Wednesdays the Xtreme Fear Maze is completely dark except for the glowstick visitors are given to enter. Advance tickets and vaccine passports required.
Boogieman Bash: For a more family-friendly experience Giggle Dam Theatre offers the Boogieman Bash, October 23-24 and October 30-31 from 11am to 4pm. The scares are turned down to a minimum in the maze but the fun is amped up with outdoor activities; face painting, paper plate mask making, costume parades, music, food and more. Geared for children 6-12years, advance tickets are required.
Eerie Illusions: Burnaby Village Museum is getting a little spooky for a family-friendly event, with talking crows, photo-bombing ghouls, and a state of the art special effects, Eerie Illusions runs October 22 to 31, advance tickets are required, experience is designed to take 45-65 minutes but admittance time is not limited
Forbidden Walks: Take a walk on the wild side and join Forbidden Vancouver for The Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, for tales of murder, mayhem and revenge every night until October 31st, or learn sinister stories of Stanley Park on the Secrets of Stanley Park, Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays. All tours are outdoor, with small capacity for each tour, advance tickets required.
Halloween Mystery Nights: Vancouver Mysteries invites your bubble to a take part in a outdoor murder mystery for Halloween, you could also choose a superhero adventure game or a play a spy-themed outdoor escape the room style game. Sign up as teams of 2 to 6 players and work together to solve the Halloween Mystery
Movies: Sit in a darkened theatre and get a scare with Halloween film fun at The Rio Theatre including frightful flicks like; Hocus Pocus, The Exorcist, Little Shop of Horrors, Rocky Horror Picture Show and more, playing until Halloween